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Civil rights: Alabama, 1963: 17 May-10 October

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-096-018
    Title:
    Civil rights: Alabama, 1963: 17 May-10 October
    Date(s) of Materials:
    7 May 1963-2 January 1964
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning civil unrest and racially motivated violence in Birmingham, Alabama. Materials in this folder include military situation reports regarding the "Oak Tree" operation, a summary of international news coverage of the civil unrest, memoranda concerning President Kennedy's interactions with Alabama Governor George Wallace, a press release of the President's statement on racially motivated violence in Birmingham, a draft for the President's message on school desegregation, and a report on the status of the city's race relations prepared by Colonel Earl H. Blaik, President Kennedy's personal representative in Birmingham, Alabama, and Kenneth C. Royall, former Secretary of War and later the Army under President Harry S. Truman.
    Extent:
    50 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    08.
    Series Name:
    Subjects.
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Civil rights: Alabama, 1963: 17 May-10 October
    Physical Description:
    50 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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