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  • Digitized Collection (this link takes you to the collection's overview and finding aid, with links out to the digitized content)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White
    1961-1963

    White House Staff Files 1961-1963. Lawyer, government official. Assistant Special Counsel to the President (1961-63). General subject file and civil rights file containing correspondence, memorandums, reports, news clippings, drafts, printed material.

  • Digitized Collection (this link takes you to the collection's overview and finding aid, with links out to the digitized content)
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Harris Wofford
    1960-1962

    Lawyer, government official. Assistant to Senator John F. Kennedy (1960); Special Assistant to the President for Civil Rights (1961-62). Contains correspondence, progress reports, speeches, and occasional background material on civil rights cases.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harris L. Wofford Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 11/29/1965
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 November 1965

    Wofford discusses civil rights issues during the 1960 campaign; contacts between the Kennedy campaign, Martin Luther King, and other civil rights leaders and John F. Kennedy's 1960 phone call to Coretta Scott King during her husband’s imprisonment in Georgia.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harris L. Wofford Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/22/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection22 May 1968

    Wofford discusses the civil rights section of the 1960 Kennedy for President campaign, the civil rights platform at the 1960 DNC, civil rights leaders’ access to John F. Kennedy's, “talent search” after John F. Kennedy's election, and work with Shriver and the Peace Corps.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Harris L. Wofford Oral History Interview - JFK #3, 2/3/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection3 February 1969

    Wofford discusses the “talent search” after John F. Kennedy's election, and Kennedy administration appointees; Lyndon B. Johnson’s civil rights work as vice president; FBI wiretaps of Martin Luther King, Jr.; and the Civil Rights Commission.

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Wofford, Harris: “Fragments of Body Politic,” 1 October 1958
    Burke Marshall Personal Papers1 October 1958
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Hesburgh, Theodore M., June 1959-November 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.June 1959-November 1961

    This folder consists of correspondence collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, with and concerning the Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh, President of the University of Notre Dame, member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, and Vatican City representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency. ...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    USSR: General, 1959-1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.31 August 1959-7 December 1960

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Soviet Union. Materials in this folder include a copy of "The Christian Answer to Communism" by Dr. Fred Schwarz, a summary of The Russian Petroleum Mobile by Dieter Friede, a memorandum from Special Assistant to the Pres...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Wofford article: "Notre Dame Conference on Civil Rights: A Contribution to the Development of Public Law," May 1960
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Harris WoffordMay 1960
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Civil rights: General, 1961
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.1961: 31 January-29 December

    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Kennedy administration's efforts to confront and eliminate racially motivated discriminatory practices and ideology, such as segregation, the denial of voting rights, and discriminatory employment practices. Materials in ...

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