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Civil rights: Meeting with labor leaders, 13 June 1963

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKPOF-097-010
    Title:
    Civil rights: Meeting with labor leaders, 13 June 1963
    Date(s) of Materials:
    June 1963: 7-13
    Folder Description:
    This folder contains materials collected by the office of President John F. Kennedy's secretary, Evelyn Lincoln, concerning President Kennedy's meeting with labor leaders to discuss the administration's efforts to confront and eliminate racially motivated discriminatory practices and ideology, such as segregation and discriminatory employment practices. Materials in this folder include preparatory notes for the meeting, a list of labor representatives attending the meeting, a memorandum from Louis F. Oberdorfer, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Tax Division, to Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy concerning desegregation of public facilities and southern businesses, and a memorandum from Secretary of Labor W. Willard Wirtz regarding the unique nature of unemployment for African Americans and the labor movement's tradition of supporting civil rights initiatives. Of note are several items with handwritten notations by the President.
    Extent:
    47 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: Meeting with labor leaders, 13 June 1963
    Physical Description:
    47 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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