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Civil rights: General, 1962

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-096-020
    Title:
    Civil rights: General, 1962
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1962: 21 June-13 December
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Kennedy's administration's efforts to confront and eliminate racially motivated discriminatory practices and ideology, such as segregation, the denial of voting rights and discriminatory employment practices. Materials in this folder statistical information of African American employment, a statement from American Veterans (AMVETS) concerning racial discrimination within the National Guard, a memorandum from Military Aide to the President for the Army Brigadier General Chester V. Clifton concerning demonstrations in Mississippi, a copy of Executive 11063 for Equal Opportunity in Housing, memoranda from Special Assistant Counsel to the President Lee C. White concerning Executive Order 11063 and the administration's civil rights accomplishments since January of 1961, and copies of "The Need for Broader Action," the concluding statement of the Commission for Civil Rights' 1961 report to the President.
    Extent:
    43 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: General, 1962
    Physical Description:
    43 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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