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Papers of John F. Kennedy. Presidential Papers. National Security Files
This file contains Department of State telegrams regarding United States policy towards countries in Africa; the apartheid policy in South Africa and Portuguese territories in Africa; and potential repercussions for apartheid by the United Nation’s ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council). Also included in this file are reactions from African countries on President John F. Kennedy’s message to the U.S. Congress on civil rights, and a memorandum by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) titled, “The Addis Ababa Conference and Its Aftermath.”
Papers of John F. Kennedy. Pre-Presidential Papers. Presidential Campaign Files, 1960
This folder contains copies of speeches by Senator John F. Kennedy given before the African Diplomatic Corps in Washington, D.C. and at Saint Anslem’s College in Manchester, New Hampshire. In the speeches Senator Kennedy discusses the independence of African nations; emphasizes the need for food, education, and development capital as essential for economic success; and proposes the creation of an African Educational Development Fund and a multi-national economic development fund for Africa. Also included in this folder is a statement by the Senator on violence in South Africa.
Robert F. Kennedy Oral History Collection
This interview covers involvement in Robert F. Kennedy’s [RFK] 1964 campaign, RFK’s plans for the future after John F. Kennedy’s death, and RFK’s Africa trip, among other topics.
Photographs, 1961-1968 and undated. Black-and-white images of United States Peace Corps administrators and staff, both at headquarters and in the field, as well as images of volunteers working at their duty stations abroad. Photographers include Rowland Scherman, Paul Conklin and Abbie Rowe.