Papers, 1966-1969.

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Papers, 1966-1969.

The papers consist of newsletters, leaflets, speeches, pamphlets, programs, and correspondence of 1960's radical organizations, including the Congress of Racial Equality, Students for a Democratic Society, Movement for a Democratic Society, Peace and Freedom Party, The Resistance, Committee for Independent Political Action, Anti-Vietnam Draft and Vietnam GI Contact Committee, and Red Umbrella. Autobiographical manuscripts on the 1960's, organizational materials, newsletters, minutes of New American Movement and Social Service Employees Union, Local 371 of District Council 37 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, are also included.

4 linear ft. (4 boxes)

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Barnett, A. R. (A. Ross)

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Governor. From the description of Reminiscences of Ross Barnett : lecture, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122361969 ...

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Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)

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Congress of Racial Equality

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Organized ca. 1942 by an interracial group of University of Chicago students and theological seminary students, and by members of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.); purpose was to eliminate all racial segregation and discrimination by means of interracial, direct nonviolent action; by 1966, CORE's official policy shifted to Black power and Black separatism while rejecting the former principles of non-violence. From the description of Collected records, 1942-1972. (Swarthmore Co...

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Harris, Donald (Donald Renshaw)

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