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Contains 34 Results:

Wendell Willkie presidential campaign broadside: "Negro kicked in the groin by the President's Secretary", 1940

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

A presidential campaign broadside promoting candidate Wendell Willkie, who ran against Franklin D. Roosevelt in the 1940 presidential election.

Dates: 1940

Associated Press photographs of the Black Panther Party protest against the Mulford Act , 1967

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents Eleven original press photographs documenting the 1967 Sacramento Black Panther Party protest against the Mulford Act and the ensuing court case, taken by Walt Zeboski, a former Associated Press photographer. The photographs show members of the Black Panther Party on the steps of the California State Capitol, protesting inside the Capitol, and on trial for felony charges stemming from the protest. Some photographs are accompanied with original film negatives and typed captions, one with a...
Dates: 1967

Baltimore Revolutionary Youth Movement, Black Panther Party fliers, 1969 December and undated

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Scope and Contents Created by the Revolutionary Youth Movement, "a city-wide anti-imperialist youth group" in Baltimore, the first flier is titled, "Hands off the Panthers!" in all capital letters. It advertises a demonstration to support the Panthers at Fallsway and Fayette on Saturday, December 20 at 3:30pm. Organized by the Revolutionary Youth Movement, the protest is a response to the murders of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark by Chicago police on December 4 and to the arrests of Black Panthers in Los Angeles,...
Dates: 1969 December and undated

Women's Negro Suffrage Association of Newark, The Third Annual Fair and Bazaar broadside, 1906 February

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This artificially assembed collection consists of materials which relate to African American political activism in the United States, primarily around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s. One item, an issue of Douglass' Monthly, dates from March 1861 and discusses topics such as slavery and African American social power. The collection spans from the mid-19th century to around 2004 and includes broadsides, photographs, and...
Dates: 1906 February

Carl Van Doren "Committee of 100" civil rights letter, 1946 April 20

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Copied from dealer description: "This letter was sent from the “Committee of 100” to a mailing list of sympathetic organizations on April 20th, 1946 (two months after the Columbia Race Riot). The content describes the incident and asks for donations, since the committee must raise 50 thousand dollars immediately to enable the legal staff of the NAACP to provide bail and legal defense to the jailed victims: “We cannot bring back life to the dead. But we can and must do everything within our...
Dates: 1946 April 20

March for Freedom Now demonstration flier, 1963 June 14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This artificially assembed collection consists of materials which relate to African American political activism in the United States, primarily around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s. One item, an issue of Douglass' Monthly, dates from March 1861 and discusses topics such as slavery and African American social power. The collection spans from the mid-19th century to around 2004 and includes broadsides, photographs, and...
Dates: 1963 June 14

"Come See About Huey: February 11 10 AM" broadside, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Copied from dealer description: Broadside: “Come See About Huey ‐ February 11, 10:00 AM”. [Oakland, CA]: Black Panther Party Ministry of Information, [n.d. but 1968]. Original broadside, offset printed in black on white stock, measuring 21.5cm x 35.5cm (8.5” x 14”). Light toning to extremities, 2 faint vertical folds, with minute loss to lower right corner and a few small stains along lower edge; VG+. Broadside advertising Black Panther attorney Charles Garry’s appeal on behalf of Huey...
Dates: 1968

Black Panther Party Baltimore Chapter broadside: "A [racist slur] Wrench in the Pig's Court", approximately 1970

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Content Warning This broadside contains a racist slur. Please take care when using the collection and contact Special Collections with feedback or questions about the materials. Scope and Contents A broadside by the Baltimore Chapter Community Information Center of the Black Panther Party titled "A [racist slur] Wrench in the Pig's Court (It's Time to Set An Example)," published in approximately 1970. The broadside protests the arrest of Baltimore Black...
Dates: approximately 1970

"Ten Point Platform and Program of the Black Panther Party" typescript, approximately 1970

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents Copied from dealer description: [BLACK PANTHERS ‐ PHILADELPHIA] The Ten Point Platform And Program of the Black Panther Party [with] Rules of the Black Panther Party [and 6 others]. N.p. [Philadelphia: Black Panther Party, ca 1970]. Corner‐stapled, mimeographed sheets, printed recto‐only; [21pp]. Slight wear and corner‐creasing; Very Good. Informational packet for prospective party members, assembled and distributed by the Philadelphia chapter of the Black Panthers (so identified through...
Dates: approximately 1970

Broadside depicting Angela Davis with the caption: "I am a black woman Communist...", 1972

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents An original broadside featuring an artistic rendering of African American revolutionary figure Angela Davis. The following quote is printed beneath her portrait: "I am a black woman Communist / the corrupt government of this country could not accept such a combination / this is why they launch an effort to murder me." Davis' signature is printed in facsimile on the lower half, while the artist's signature, identified only as "Sherman," is printed at upper right corner. The poster measures:...
Dates: 1972

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee poster advertising discussion with H. Rap Brown and Bobby Seale in Paris, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents Poster created by "Les Amis du SNCC" promoting a discussion held at Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, France on April 29, 1968 between Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) members H. Rap Brown (Jamil Al-Amin) and Bobby Seale and the following panelists: James Forman, Ted Joans, Aimé Césaire, Jean-Paul Sartre, Daniel Guérin, and Vercors. The advertised discussion topics include the 1965 film Now directed by Santiago Álvarez, and the work...
Dates: 1968

Independent Socialist Club leaflet titled "Defend the Ghetto Uprisings", 1967

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Leaflet titled "Defend the Ghetto Uprisings" published by the Independent Socialist Club in Berkeley, California in 1967. The leaflet features an essay which describes how white liberalism fails to challenge dominant American institutions which discriminate against Black people, how the militant Black Power movement is in need of organized leadership, and calls on allies to publicly defend the Black Power movement.

Dates: 1967

Students for a Democratic Society demonstration flier titled "Support Black Rebellion", 1970

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents Flier published in 1970 by Students for a Democratic Society which announces a demonstration at the Oakland Courthouse and a rally in Sproul Plaza in Berkeley, California. The text states (in part): "Black people face the scariest conditions in their day-to-day lives. Living conditions in ghettos are very harsh--rents and food prices are higher than in other places, for inferior products. A disproportionate number of Blacks are forced to fight in Vietnam. Black people don't passively accept...
Dates: 1970

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) publications and ephemera , 1943 - 1967

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents This file contains newsletters, pamphlets, and correspondence primarily created by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) from 1943 to 1967. Newsletters: CORE-LATOR, No. 78, Fall - 1959. CORE-LATOR, No. 80, Special Issue - March 1960. This issue is devoted to sit-ins.Sit-Down Newsletter, Number 9, August 22, 1960. Per the title, this newsletter published to cover CORE’s sit-in campaigns.CORE Newsletter, July 1967. Published by the Rhode Island...
Dates: 1943 - 1967

Colored Republican Voters' League of Maryland Young Republicans' Rally program, 1936-10-02

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents

This program from the Young Republicans' Rally, held by the Colored Republican Voters' League of Maryland on the evening of October 2, 1936 at Fifth Regiment Armory, includes a schedule of events with many different speakers, including Black American Olympic track and field medalist Jesse Owens, Maryland Governor Harry W. Nice, and civil rights leader Raymond Pace Alexander.

Dates: 1936-10-02

Black Panther Party Ministry of Information Christmas card, circa 1969-1970

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

One of twelve Christmas cards designed by Black Panther Party Minister of Information Emory Douglas, and printed by the Party ca. 1969-70. The cover features Douglas' illustration of a pig in a torn uniform with head, arm, and foot wrapped in bandages and leaning on a crutch, with the caption "Battle Fatigue," alongside an Eldridge Cleaver quote on “What Is a Pig?”

Dates: circa 1969-1970

Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights conference program, 1962-04-13 - 1962-04-14

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Conference program for the conference "The Deep South: Ways and Means to Integration" which was held at St. Paul Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL and hosted by the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights. The conference was also sponsored by the Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Conference Educational Fund. The theme of the conference was "Religion and the struggle for civil rights and civil liberties." Notable participants include: Ella Baker, Ruby...
Dates: 1962-04-13 - 1962-04-14

Civil Rights Congress National Office Chapter Bulletin newsletters, 1952-02-15 - 1952-04-11

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

Five consecutive issues of the Civil Rights Congress’ bi-weekly newsletter updating supporters on CRC campaigns and instructing chapters on actions they should take. These issues are particularly focused on the trial of Black Communist lawyer William L. Patterson, a leader in the CRC, who contributes an article to one of the issues: “The Time Is Now: The Present Moment Demands a Thorough Understanding of Our Historic Tasks.”

Dates: 1952-02-15 - 1952-04-11

NAACP pamphlets, 1954-1963 and undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets produced by the NAACP providing information and statements on notable NAACP supporters, a statement by lawyers on segregationist attacks on the Supreme Court following Brown v. Board of Education, the history of the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, federal aid to schools, and an attempt by Mississippi White Citizens Councils to stoke anti-miscegenation hatred using a falsified speech from a fictitious NAACP member.

Dates: 1954-1963 and undated

NAACP report, 1960

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

A report produced by the NAACP detailing its activities and the status of the civil rights movement at the end of 1960. Topics include student sit-in demonstrations, voting rights, employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and public opinion on civil rights.

Dates: 1960

NAACP Target for 1963 pamphlet, 1961-04

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 22
Scope and Contents A pamphlet produced by the NAACP describing the goals of their Fight for Freedom Campaign, with a target date of 1963 to reach these goals. Goals include expanding job opportunities for Black workers, expanding voter registration and abolishing the poll tax, abolishing the filibuster as a method of preventing civil rights legislation, and ending segregation in housing, schools, transportation, public accommodations (e.g., hotels, restaurants, entertainment businesses, parks), hospitals and...
Dates: 1961-04

The Negro Wage-Earner and Apprenticeship Training Programs booklet, circa 1960

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 23
Scope and Contents

This booklet contains a study on employment discrimination in skilled trades, the exclusion of Black workers from major vocational and technical training programs, and the slow progress toward equality in skilled trades. It concludes with the argument that steps must be taken by labor unions, employers, and the governmental units invovled in apprenticeship training programs to correct this discrimination against Black workers.

Dates: circa 1960

NAACP fundraising letters, 1961-1968 and undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 24
Scope and Contents

Three "Dear Friend" letters from the NAACP to supporters, soliciting financial donations to support their activities. These letters supported fundraising campaigns for the 1961 Holiday Seal campaign, the Special Contribution Fund, and the Legal Defense and Educational Fund.

Dates: 1961-1968 and undated

NAACP State Conference of the Indiana Branches, Youth Councils and College Chapters program, 1959-10-23 - 1959-10-25

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 25
Scope and Contents

A conference program from the NAACP's 1959 State Conference of the Indiana Branches, Youth Councils and College Chapters, held in Gary, IN. The schedule of events includes various workshops on leadership training and planning youth programs, as well as social events.

Dates: 1959-10-23 - 1959-10-25

NAACP demonstration memo, 1963-05-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 26
Scope and Contents

A memo from George Sellers, coordinator of the direct action committee of the NAACP, to the organization's officers, executive board members, direct action committee members, and freedom supporters of the NAACP. Sellers makes a "freedom sacrifice appeal" for participation in a demonstration on May 15, 1963 planned by the Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP, which was protesting over racial discrimination against Black workers by labor unions engaged in the construction of Reyburn Plaza.

Dates: 1963-05-13