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Race discrimination

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

"Congressional Committee Report on What Happened When Schools Were Integrated in Washington, D. C." pamphlet, circa 1957

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 17
Scope and Contents

An anti-integration pamphlet produced by the Educational Fund of the Citizens' Councils. It claims that white flight is the outcome of school integration and that integration required schools to lower educational standards and introduced problems with crime, delinquency, sexual activity, and "the curtailment of normal social activities." The authors include racist stereotypes that claim Black students are hypersexual and have lower intelligence than white students.

Dates: circa 1957

Harrison L. Winter papers

Identifier: MS-0195
Scope and Contents The papers consist of the slip files for cases heard before the court while Winter was as an associate judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. The papers span the years 1966 to 1981, and are arranged numerically by case file number. These are appellate court records which deal with interpreting points of law which may have been violated by a lower court. The information in the slip files documents the judges' re-action to and final decision on the briefs presented before...
Dates: 1966-1981

Kenneth Lasson papers

Identifier: MS-0275
Scope and Contents Collection consists largely of research notes, interview tapes, drafts and correspondence relating to seven of Lasson's books and legal articles. The material dates from 1966 to 1990. The material in this collection relates almost entirely to Lasson's writings, especially his books, and reflects his interest in the interaction between U.S. citizens and their government. Most of the articles appeared in law journals (1985-90) and deal with racism and free speech, racism in higher education,...
Dates: 1966-1990

NAACP demonstration memo, 1963-05-13

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], 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

NAACP pamphlets, 1954-1963 and undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], 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 press clippings, 1957-02-23 - 1957-06-27

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 27
Scope and Contents Religious press mentions of the NAACP; one is volume XXXVI, no. 8 of a newsletter titled "Information Service," published by the Bureau of Research and Survey, National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America, which gives an overview of the NAACP, its goals, and its history. The other item is an article from The Michigan Catholic, titled "NAACP 'In Calm Deliberation,'" which favorably discusses the NAACP's convention in...
Dates: 1957-02-23 - 1957-06-27

NAACP report, 1960

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], 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: [Barcode: 31151034443782], 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

"Unmasking the Civil Rights Bill" pamphlet, circa 1964

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents A pamphlet written by William Loeb and John J. Synon and published by the Coordinating Committee for Fundamental American Freedoms, titled "Unmasking the Civil Rights Bill: The Dissenting Views of Hon. E. E. Willis, M.C., Hon. E. L. Forrester, M.C., Hon. Wm. M. Tuck, M.C., Hon. Robert T. Ashmore, M.C., Hon. John Dowdy, M.C., Hon. Basil L. Whitener, M.C., Members of the House Committee on the Judiciary." The pamphlet indicates that it was written as a series of questions and answers, and that...
Dates: circa 1964