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Organization: United States Commission on Civil Rights
White House Photographs(19)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Staff Files of Lee C. White(9)
Burke Marshall Personal Papers(7)
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John F. Kennedy Oral History Collection(1)
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.(1)
United States government departments and agencies(6)
Bernhard, Berl I., 1929-(19)
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963(17)
Griswold, Erwin N. (Erwin Nathaniel), 1904-1994(17)
Hesburgh, Theodore M. (Theodore Martin), 1917-(16)
Storey, Robert G. (Robert Gerald), 1893-1981(16)
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United States. President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity(3)
Bernhard, Berl I., 1929-(2)
Knudsen, Robert L. (Robert LeRoy), 1929-1989(6)
Rowe, Abbie, 1905-1967(5)
Stoughton, Cecil W. (Cecil William), 1920-2008(6)
White, Lee C. (Lee Calvin), 1923-2013(2)
Lawyer, government official. General Attorney, Staff Director, Executive Staff Director, Commission on Civil Rights (1958-63); campaign aide to Senator Edmund S. Muskie (1971-72). Memorandums, correspondence, and speech files relating to his government and political work, to the Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, to the District of Col...
Papers, 1922-2011 (bulk 1948-2004). Congressional staffer; federal and local government official; educator; consultant; advocate for criminal justice reform. Legislative assistant, Congressman Brooks Hays of Arkansas (1956-1959); legislative assistant and press secretary, Senator Clair Engle of California (1959-1960); research analyst, Advisory Com...
Records 1961-1963. Microfilm copies of meetings, staff reports, studies, briefings, legal opinions, Black Belt survey, speeches. RG453.
Bernhard discusses the often contentious relations between the Commission on Civil Rights, John F. Kennedy’s White House, and the Justice Department, especially after a report and recommendations that the Commission made about Mississippi, among other issues.
Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, and correspondence between President John F. Kennedy, Assistant Special Counsel to the President Lee C. White, Special Assistant to the President for Congressional Relations and Personnel Lawrence “Larry” O’Brien, various members of the White House staff, and individual citizens concerning inci...
President John F. Kennedy meets with members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. Seated (L-R): John A. Hannah, Chairman; Erwin N. Griswold; Berl I. Bernhard; and President Kennedy (in rocking chair). Photographers in background.
President John F. Kennedy meets with members of the United States Commission on Civil Rights in the Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C. Seated (L-R): Harris Wofford, Special Assistant to the President for Civil Rights; Spottswood Robinson, III; Reverend Theodore M. Hesburgh; Robert G. Storey, Vice Chairman (partially hidden); Robert S. Ranki...
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