Archives

HU: Equality of Races (2): Executive, 1961: 25 January-10 April

    About Folder

    Digital Identifier:
    JFKWHCSF-0359-011
    Title:
    HU: Equality of Races (2): Executive, 1961: 25 January-10 April
    Date(s) of Materials:
    1961: 25 January-26 April
    Folder Description:
    Materials in this folder include an inquiry into minority representation in the Coast Guard Academy, a summary of nondiscrimination policies for the Housing and Home Finance Agency, a memorandum containing suggested agenda items for executive action to promote civil rights, memoranda concerning racial discrimination in various United States government departments and agencies, and correspondence concerning discrimination in connection with the conference for the Civil War Centennial Commission. Of note is a carbon copy of outgoing correspondence from Special Assistant to the President Kenneth O’Donnell to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. regarding a request by King for a meeting with the President to discuss civil rights.
    Extent:
    65 digital pages
    Collection:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files
    Finding Aid | Digitized Content
    Series Number:
    22.
    Series Name:
    Human Rights (HU).
    Preferred Citation:
    Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. White House Central Subject Files. HU: Equality of Races (2): Executive, 1961: 25 January-10 April
    Physical Description:
    65 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Use Restriction Note:
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.
    Copyright Notice:
    Documents in this collection that were prepared by officials of the United States as part of their official duties are in the public domain.
    Some of the archival materials in this collection may be subject to copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Users of these materials are advised to determine the copyright status of any document from which they wish to publish.

    The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction.
    One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excesses of "fair use," that user may be liable for copyright infringement. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law. The copyright law extends its protection to unpublished works from the moment of creation in a tangible form.