Civil rights: General, July 1963: 1-9

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    Civil rights: General, July 1963: 1-9
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1963: 29 April-9 July
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning the Kennedy 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 include a report classifying cities according to possibilities of "racial progress" and a memorandum from Louis F. Oberdorfer, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Tax Division, to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy concerning President Kennedy's meeting with women's organizations. The majority of the folder consists of a file documenting the efforts of New Jersey Governor Richard J. Hughes to improve race relations in his state.
    73 digital pages
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files.
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    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. President's Office Files. Subjects. Civil rights: General, July 1963: 1-9
    New Jersey
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    73 digital pages
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