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HU: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): Executive

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKWHCSF-0365-007
    Title:
    HU: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): Executive
    Date(s) of Materials:
    5 January 1961-22 August 1963
    Folder Description:
    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, and correspondence between various members of the White House staff and individual citizens concerning incidents of religious discrimination, discriminatory housing practices, United States military personnel participating in civil rights demonstrations, the treatment of African diplomats visiting Washington, D.C., and the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, a large political rally during which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. gave his famous “I Have a Dream” speech advocating harmonious racial relations. The folder also contains a report from Chief of Protocol Angier Biddle Duke on efforts to improve housing procedures for visiting African diplomats and a transcript of a meeting between President John F. Kennedy, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and business executives concerning the voluntary desegregation of commercial establishments.
    Extent:
    113 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: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): Executive
    Physical Description:
    113 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
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