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Civil rights: General, 1963: September-October

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-097-007
    Title:
    Civil rights: General, 1963: September-October
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1963: 10 September-29 October
    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 transcript of a press conference from Press Secretary Pierre Salinger, a project file on Time-Life's public civil rights service announcements campaign, and press releases of President Kennedy's statements regarding the proposed Civil Rights Act of 1963, the House Judiciary Committee, and obstruction of justice in Alabama. The folder also includes memoranda from Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and copies of the Attorney General's statement before the House Judiciary Committee concerning proposed civil rights legislation. Of note are several items with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    128 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: September-October
    Physical Description:
    128 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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