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Organization: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Harris Wofford(14)
John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection(6)
White House Photographs(5)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White(4)
Burke Marshall Personal Papers(3)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960(1)
Political campaign, 1960(5)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(5)
King, Martin Luther, 1929-1968(5)
Spottswood, Stephen G. (Stephen Gill), 1897-1974(4)
Evers, Medgar (Medgar Wiley), 1925-1963(3)
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981(3)
Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC)(3)
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)(3)
United States. Department of Justice(3)
United States. Department of Justice. Attorney General(3)
United States. Department of Justice. Civil Rights Division(3)
Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989(5)
Mitchell, Clarence M. (Clarence Maurice), 1911-1984(1)
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981(1)
Farmer discusses the Freedom Rides, the JFK administration and civil rights legislation, and Farmer’s support for RFK in New York, among other issues.
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...
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...
In this interview Robert F. Kennedy [RFK] and Marshall discuss civil rights legislation, and how it was innovative and yet inevitable; meetings between RFK and businessmen on civil rights legislation; RFK’s unintentional intimidation of the businessmen based on his history with Senate hearings on labor; attempting to put leadership in the community...
In this interview Martin discusses helping fill government positions after John F. Kennedy [JFK] is elected President, 1960; the appointment of African American judges, including Thurgood Marshall to the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit; providing African American candidates for different agency positions; civil rights crises d...
This interview focuses on the 1960 primary campaign in Wisconsin and Phillips attending a NAACP meeting with John F. Kennedy, among other topics.
Wilkins discusses civil rights legislation, John F. Kennedy’s (JFK) use of executive orders and other executive authorities to expand civil rights, and Wilkins’ efforts to get JFK to do more on civil rights, among other issues.
This folder contains remarks given by Senator John F. Kennedy at an NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) rally discussing the importance of civil rights and equality for all citizens.
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