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Civil rights: General, 1963: 15 July-31 August

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-097-006
    Title:
    Civil rights: General, 1963: 15 July-31 August
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1963: 4 March-31 August
    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 copy of the August 1963 issue of the literary magazine Encounter, a letter from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Fall River in Massachusetts regarding racial discrimination, newspaper clippings concerning desegregation efforts and elections in Mississippi, and memoranda concerning community relations services, civil rights demonstrations the status of race relations in Mississippi, the recruitment and promotion of African Americans to top-level federal positions. Of note is a memorandum with handwritten notations by Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy.
    Extent:
    91 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, 1963: 15 July-31 August
    Physical Description:
    91 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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