Commission on Interracial Cooperation meeting and conference files, 1919-1944.


Commission on Interracial Cooperation meeting and conference files, 1919-1944.

The series consists of meeting and conference files of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC) from 1919-1944. Primarily contains minutes, agenda, reports, resolutions, correspondence and printed material relating to the annual meetings of the general membership, annual meetings of the Executive Board, and quarterly meetings of the Executive Committee. The records document the CIC's policy decisions, personnel changes, membership drives, and financial status. Of particular interest are files relating to the early organization of the CIC, when it was known as the Interracial Commission and files relating to the CIC's Committee on Women's Work and a 1920 women's interracial conference which document women's critical role in CIC activities.

4.6 linear ft.3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

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The Commission on Interracial Cooperation was founded in 1918 by a group of prominent blacks and whites who wished to address the social, political, and economic problems facing African Americans. Incorporated in 1929 in Georgia, the Commission consisted of state and local committees throughout the South. Will W. Alexander, a white Methodist minister served as director for twenty-five years. The organization was dissolved in 1944 and succeeded by the Southern Regional Council. From t...