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Oliver W. Hill, Oral History Interview - JFK #1, 2/29/1968

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Hill, Oliver W. (Oliver White), 1907-1974
(1907-1974) Virginia political figure, State Coordinator for the South, 1960 Presidential Campaign; Assistant to the Commissioner (Intergroup Relations Service) Federal Housing Administration, 1961 - 1966.
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 election; working with and around different civil rights groups and leaders in the 1960 campaign; other campaign staff members at the federal and state levels; attempts to solve the problem of discrimination in housing during JFK’s Administration; the Federal Housing Administration, including staff and directives and projects in the South; the President’s Committee on Equal Opportunities in Housing; and the 1962 executive order in housing, among other issues.
29 February 1968
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Donated to the United States
JFKOH-OWH-01
National Archives and Records Administration. Office of Presidential Libraries. John F. Kennedy Library. (04/01/1985- )
Deeded
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