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    District of Columbia: Lawson, Marjorie: General, 1959: 19 May-31 July
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 8 April-31 July

    This folder contains newspaper articles and memoranda from campaign worker Marjorie M. Lawson to Senator John F. Kennedy and members of Senator Kennedy’s staff concerning racial relations in various cities and the Senator’s meetings with various civil rights leaders with regards to the 1960 presidential campaign.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    District of Columbia: Lawson, Majorie: NAACP, 1959: November-December
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 19601959: 3 November-29 December

    This folder contains a Jet magazine article and memoranda from campaign worker Marjorie M. Lawson to Robert F. Kennedy and members of Senator John F. Kennedy’s staff concerning racial relations in various cities and the Senator’s meetings with various civil rights leaders with regards to the 1960 presidential campaign.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): Executive
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files5 January 1961-22 August 1963

    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, and correspondence between various members of the White House staff and individual citizens concerning incidents of religious discrimination, discriminatory housing practices, United States military personnel participating in civil rights demonstrations, the treatment of African diplomats visit...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Human Rights: 2-1 (Employment): Executive, July 1961: 16-31
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1961: 6 February-19 July

    Materials in this folder include memoranda, a newspaper article, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, Special Assistant to the President Frederick G. Dutton, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning federal employment opportunities for African Americans and racial relations within the United Stat...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: CO 1: Continental areas: Executive
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1961: 21 May-6 July

    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between various members of the White House staff concerning the housing of Southern African American families relocated to Northern cities (an initiative known as “reverse freedom rides”). The folder also contains a transcript of a meeting between Assista...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): General
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files23 October 1961-4 December 1963

    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between various members of the White House staff and individual citizens concerning incidents of religious discrimination, discriminatory housing practices, discriminatory employment practices, and the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a large...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    HU: 2: ST 2 (Alaska) - ST 15 (Iowa): Executive
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files22 November 1961-21 August 1963

    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, various White House staff members, and individual citizens concerning racial relations in various cities, the activities of the United States Justice Department in the field of civil rights, discriminatory practices conce...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Human Rights: 2-1 (Employment): General, 1962: 11 September-31 October
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files1962: 14 May-29 October

    Materials in this folder include memoranda and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning incidents of discriminatory employment practices, efforts by labor organizations to eliminate discriminatory employment...

  • Digitized Sound Recording
    Remarks Recorded for Broadcast at a Lincoln Celebration, 20 September 1962
    White House Audio Collection20 September 1962

    Sound recording of President John F. Kennedy’s remarks recorded for a ceremony commemorating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. In his speech President Kennedy discusses the progress concerning racial relations since the 19th century, but reminds his audience that the Emancipation Procl...

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    Remarks recorded for Emancipation Proclamation centennial ceremony, Lincoln Memorial, 22 September 1962
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.22 September 1962

    This folder contains a press copy of President John F. Kennedy's remarks recorded for a ceremony commemorating the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. In his speech the President discusses the progress concerning racial relations since the 19th century, but reminds his audience that the Eman...

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