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

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    Digital Identifier:
    JFKWHCSF-0365-008
    Title:
    HU: 2: FG 216 (District of Columbia): General
    Date(s) of Materials:
    23 October 1961-4 December 1963
    Folder Description:
    Materials in this folder include telegrams, memoranda, newspaper articles, and correspondence between various members of the White House staff and individual citizens concerning incidents of religious discrimination, discriminatory housing practices, discriminatory employment practices, 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 transcripts of television broadcasts concerning the civil rights demonstration. Of note are signed letters from entertainer Josephine Baker to President Kennedy.
    Extent:
    326 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): General
    Physical Description:
    326 digital pages
    Media Type:
    Paper
    Related Records:
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