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  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Jack T. Conway Oral History Interview - RFK #3, 12/29/1972
    Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 December 1972

    In this interview Conway discusses getting Martin Luther King out of jail in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963; Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] view of King and his actions; the March on Washington; working with RFK and the Justice Department on civil rights legislation; Walter Reuther; Conway’s decision to leave John F. Kennedy’s Administration and working o...

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    James L. Farmer Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 4/25/1979
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection25 April 1979

    Farmer discusses the Freedom Rides, the JFK administration and civil rights legislation, and Farmer’s support for RFK in New York, among other issues.

  • Oral History Interview (this link takes you to the interview summary and, if available, the electronic transcript)
    Aaron E. Henry Oral History Interview - JFK #2, 5/13/1969
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection13 May 1969

    In this interview Henry discusses how he first got involved in civil rights activity and how he became an active leader in the NAACP; contact with the Justice Department during the Dwight D. Eisenhower Administration; the FBI investigation into Henry and into the civil rights movement; Henry’s relationship with Medgar Evers; voting rights and voter...

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    Oliver W. Hill, Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29/1968
    John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection29 February 1968

    In this interview Hill discusses working on John F. Kennedy’s [JFK] 1960 presidential campaign; the negative reaction to Lyndon B. Johnson as the vice-presidential candidate in the South and among African-Americans; difficulties for the Southern operations of the JFK campaign; getting the African-American vote in the South for JFK in the 1960 elect...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Voter registration: Miscellaneous and undated
    Burke Marshall Personal Papers1958-23 August 1961, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Civil Rights: Miscellaneous, 1962: 21 June-16 July and undated
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Harris Wofford21 October 1961-16 July 1962, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Georgia, 18 May 1962-27 June 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White14 May 1962-27 June 1963, undated
  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Human Rights: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, 11 December 1962-31 March 1963
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files2 October 1962-25 March 1963, undated

    Materials in this folder include requests for an investigation into the shootings of members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), in Greenwood, Mississippi; letters in support of the President’s actions taken in connection with unrest at the University of Mississippi and the admission of James Meredith; and a letter from a resid...

  • Digitized Folder of Material (this link takes you to a folder of digitized material within a collection)
    Human Rights: 2: ST 24: Mississippi: General, April 1963: 1-15
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files8 November 1962-8 April 1963, undated

    Materials in this folder include letters regarding the shooting of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee(SNCC) members in Greenwood, Mississippi; letters condemning the Federal government’s involvement with the unrest arising from the admission of James Meredith to the University of Mississippi; and telegrams urgently requesting the President t...

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