Southern Freedom Movement Documents 1951-1968
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Contents

Publications
Political & Strategy
Organizing Materials
Press Releases
Election Campaign Flyers
Maps
Minutes, Reports & Plans.
Misc. Internal Organizational   
WATS Reports
Movement Research & Analysis
Legal Documents & Briefs
Miscellaneous & Uncatagorizable
Government/Institutional Reports
Civil Rights Acts
Literacy Tests & Voter Registration
White Racist, Segregationist, & Hate

Collections of Documents Related to Major Events

Albany GA Movement (61-63)
ASCS Elections (64-67)
Birmingham Movement (56-66)
Black Power (65-68)
Citizenship Schools (54-??)
Chicago Freedom Movement (66)   
Freedom Ballot (63)
Freedom Rides (61)
Freedom Summer Projects (64)
Freedom Schools (64-65)
Grenada MS Movement (66)
Jackson, MS Movement (61-65)
Lowndes County, AL (65-67)
March on Washington (63)
MFDP Congressional Challenge (64-65)
Montgomery Bus Boycott (55-56)
North Florida Citizenship Education Project (64-65)
Poor People's Campaign (67-68)
Poverty & Economic Justice (64-68)
School Desegregation (54-68)
SCLC's SCOPE Project (65-66)
Selma & March to Montgomery (63-65)
Sit-Ins of 1960-61
SNCC Founding Conference (60)
SNCC Waveland Conference (64)
Southern Student Org. Committee (64-68)
Vietnam War Opposition (65-68)
White House Conference on Civil Rights (66)

** Freedom Movement Publications **

National & Multi-State Publications

 SNCC: Student Voice & SNCC Newsletters
 SNCC: Life With Lyndon in the Great Society, Jack Minnis, SNCC
 SNCC: The Movement newspaper 1965-70
 CORE: CORE-Lator & CORE newsletters
 SCLC: SCLC Newsletters
 SSOC: SSOC Newsletters
 Southern Courier, Southern Freedom Movement weekly newspaper
 Pins of the Freedom Movement
 Record Albums of the Freedom Movement

State-Wide Publications

1958Mississippi NAACP Newsletter: April, September
63-68COFO/MFDP Newsletters (MS)
1965Arkansas Voice, SNCC.
1965Delta Ministry Newsletter, October, 1965
1967Mississippi Newsletter, Freedom Information Service (multiple issues).
1966Carolina Contrast, August 20, 1966. SC, Voter Education Project

Local Publications

'56-'62 Montgomery Improvement Association Newsletters, AL. Sample issues 1956-1962
1961ACMHR Newsletter, July, 1961.
1961Voice of the Movement, Student Central Committee, Nashville Christian Leadership Conference. July 16, 1961
1962Voice of Ruleville (MS, SNCC/COFO, October 19, 1962. (Local newsletter)
1962-65Coahoma County NAACP Newsletter, MS. Sample issues 1962-1965
1963Fayette County Workcamps Newsletter, Virgie Hortenstein. May
 News From Fayette County Workcamps, Virgie Hortenstein. Dec. (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1964New Orleans NAACP Newsletter, January
1964-68   Freedom Train, Benton County, MS
1965Highlander Workshop News, Tennessee, November
1965The Campus Digest, March 20, 1965. Tuskegee Institute student newspaper reports on the March 10 protest in Montgomery.
1965Liberty Bell, Gulfport MS
1965CORE Freedom News (newsletter, Madison Parish Louisiana), August 6, 1965
1965Henry County Freedom Banner, September 1965.
65?The Activist, Tuskegee Institute Advancement League (TIAL). 1965? 30-page magazine. (Note that cover and a couple of pages are missing.)
1965Highlander Workshop News, Tennessee, November
1967The P.P.C. Speaks People of Freedom City, MS. January, 1967. (Poor Peoples Corporation? Poor Peoples Campaign?)
1967The Power of Your Vote, Edwards MFDP Black and White Hummer. January 25, 1967
1967MFDP Newsletter, Sunflower County, October 1, 1967

*** Freedom Movement Political & Strategy Documents ***

1953The Jewish People and the Fight for Negro Rights, Sanford Goldner. Committee for Negro Jewish Relations, 1953. (60-page pamphlet)
1954What Negroes Want Now, Walter White, NAACP. (Post- Brown interview)
1957Statement to the South and the Nation. (See SCLC Founded for background.)
1957?Looking Forward, the Montgomery Improvement Association. Pamphlet outlining MIA's 10-point political program.
1959Presidential Delegation Statement (See Youth March for Integrated Schools for background.)
1960A Call for Immediate Mass Action! A. Phillip Randolph
1960An Appeal for Human Rights, Atlanta students. (See Atlanta Sit-ins for background.)
1960  Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Founding Statement.(See SNCC Founded for background.)
1960   Bigger Than a Hamburger, Ella Baker. (See SNCC Founded for background.)
1960Working Draft of Statement Submitted by SNCC to the Platform Committee of the National Democratic Convention, Marion Barry, Bernard Lee, John Mack, SNCC. July 7, 1960.
1960Sit-Ins: The Students Report CORE pamphlet. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background)
1963Birmingham Manifesto, ACMHR, April 3rd. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963Letter from Birmingham Jail, Martin Luther King. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963I Have a Dream speech, Martin Luther King.
 We March Today..., John Lewis. (See March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom for background.)
1963The Meaning of Black Nationalism, Goron Carey, CORE. Winter 1963
1964? Economics of Equality, Tom Kahn, NAG. Undated (possibly 1964)
1964 Suggested Platform for the Freedom Democratic Party and its Candidates, unsigned (probably COFO) undated (probably early 1964). (See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background.)
1964Freedom Summer Orientation Briefing, Dr. Vincent Harding. (See Mississippi Summer Project for background.)
1964Platform: Mississippi Freedom School Convention, Student Delegates. (See Freedom Schools for background.)
1964Fannie Lou Hamer's Testimony at Democratic Convention. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964We Will Not Stop Demonstrating! Jack Weinberg, CORE
1964SNCC Position Paper (Regarding women in the Movement)
1964I'm Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired, Fannie Lou Hamer.
1965SNCC: The New Voting Bill: Rhetoric and Reality, March 23, 1965, Unsigned. See Passage of the Voting Rights Act for background info.
1965Lawrence Guyot's Testimony for Congressional Challenge (See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.)
1965Looking Forward: From Protest to Politics, Bayard Rustin.
1965Role of the Community Organizer, Howard Romaine. (Virgina Students Civil Rights Committee, first half of 1965.)
1965Dr. King's 1st Statement on Vietnam, August '65.
1965Dear SNCC People, Tim Jenkins, SNCC. September, 1965. (On rethinking the direction of SNCC and the Freedom Movement.)
1965Sex and Caste, by Casey Hayden & Mary King, as published in Liberation
65? 66?Program of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, Undated.
1966Stresses of the White Female Worker in CRM, Dr. Alvin Poussaint
1966?What Would it Profit a Man to Have the Vote and Not be Able to Control it?, Courtland Cox
????The Brick Factory, undated (probably some time between 1965 and 67), Frank Smith, SNCC.
1966Draft Manifesto of the James Meredith March for Freedom in Mississippi, June 1966. By March leaders. (See Meredith Mississippi March Against Fear for background.)
1966First SNCC Statement on Vietnam
1966The Basis of Black Power, SNCC position paper, Spring 1966.
1966NAACP Letter to Supporters re Black Power, Roy Wilkins. (See Black Power for background.)
1966Statement on Poverty, Black Power, and Political Power, Martin Luther King.
1967A Freedom Budget for All Americans, A. Phillip Randolph Institute (APRI), January, 1967
1967Statement of Former NSA Officers and Staff on NSA-CIA Controversy, March 1967.
1967Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence, Martin Luther King
 Address to Anti-War Marchers, Martin Luther King
1967The Other America, Martin Luther King
1967Statement to Afro-Asian Missions to the United Nations on Events in Prattville, Alabama, James Forman, SNCC. June 13, 1967
1967SNCC Statement on Apartheid, Racial Discrimination, & Colonialism
1967Who Are the Real Outlaws?, H. Rap Brown
1967Speech to Black Caucus of NCNP by James Forman, Sept.
1967Statement of James Forman to UN General Assembly, Nov. 17
67? 68?1967 High Tide of Black Resistance, James Forman. 27-page pamphlet.
1968Economic Bill of Rights, SCLC ~ Martin Luther King
1968I Have Been to the Mountain Top, Martin Luther King
1968Program: Martin Luther King Funeral,

** Freedom Movement Organizing Materials From Groups **
Jump to: 1950s, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

CORE: North Florida Voter Project (Multiple documents)
Date Unknown Organizing Materials
 A Civil Rights Mosaic, CORE? CRM background & context info.
1950s Organizing Materials
????A B Cs of Mass Pressure, NAACP. 1940s or early 1950s. 17-page manuual on building issue campaigns.
????NAACP Discrimination Complaint Form (Undated, possibly from the late 1940s or early 1950s)
????Questionaire on Practical Politics in Your Community, NAACP. Undated.
1951Stop This Murder! NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund (Inc Fund) flyer regarding Groveland FL rape frame-up of 1949.
1951Dear Leader, call for founding meeting. Delta Council of Negro Leadership. December 10, 1951
1952Jim Crow Murder of Mr. and Mrs. Harry T. Moore, George Brietman, Socialist Workers Party. March 1952. See Murder of Harry & Harriette Moore for background info.
1954Program, 3rd Annual Conference Dr. T.R.M Howard, Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL). May 7, 1954
1954Let Freedom Ride the Rails, National Negro Labor Council (NNLC). 1954
1955?Accomplishments and Objectives, Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), undated (probably 1954 or 1955)
1955-56 Montgomery Bus Boycott, (Multiple documents & articles)
1955 Behind the Lynching of Emmet Louis Till, Louis Burnham, Freedom Associates. December 1955. 16-page pamphlet.
1956NAACP An American Organization, June 1956. (Issued in the context of the anti-communist witch-hunts of the "McCarthy era" when NAACP was being outlawed as a "subversive" organization. (See Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP).
1956Program: MIA Mass Meeting, September 24, 1956
1956NAACP Its Program and Objectives, recruitment brochure. May 1956
1957Integration Crises in the South, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. Speech delivered in Charlotte NC, October, 1957.
1957Voter's Rally, flyer. Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), Mississippi. December 8, 1957
1958Memo: Crusade for Citizenship, January 1958. Martin Luther King, SCLC. See Crusade for Citizenship — SCLC for background info.
1958SCLC Crusade for Citizenship.
1958Some Reasons Why Churches Should Take the Lead in Registration and Voting, SCLC. May 1958
1958Steps to Full Freedom (Crusade for Citizenship), SCLC.
1958?Crusade for Citizenship, SCLC brochure.
1958Don't be a Free Rider, NAACP recruitment flyer
1958Voter Registration & NAACP Membership Questionaire, Baltimore MD
1958A First Step Towards School Integration, Ann Holden, Nashville CORE.
 Chronology of Events: Nashville School Desegregation, 1955- 1958, Anna Holden, CORE. (See Nashville "Grade-a-Year" School Desegregation Scheme for background.)
1959Letter to Student Leaders re Youth March for Integrated Schools, February 13, 1959. (See Second Youth March for Integrated Schools — Washington, DC for background.)
1959On to Washington! Mass Youth Rally, April. Youth March for Integrated Schools. (See Second Youth March for Integrated Schools for background.)
1959Why We March. (See Second Youth March for Integrated Schools for background.)
1959Program, 8th Annual Conference Mississippi Regional Council of Negro Leadership
1959 Letter to Senator Hennings, re lynchings, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. May 1959.
1959 NAACP flyer advertising address by Roy Wilkins, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. May 1959
1959The Single Issue in the Robert Williams Case. NAACP's self-justification for suspending Robert Williams. (See Robert Williams & Armed Self-Defense in Monroe NC for background.)
 
1960 Organizing Materials
1960? Give Decency a Chance in the South, SCEF brochure. Undated, probably 1960 or 61.
1960Voter Registration Activities of the NAACP
1960Expanded Racial Defense Policy, NAACP. Call for consumer boycotts in response to sit-ins. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1960Heed Their Rising Voices, The New York Times advertisment which led to the New York Times v Sullivan case that re-defined the 1st Amendment. (See Montgomery Sit-ins Suppressed for background.)
1960?SCLC, Brochure describing SCLC officers and staff. 1960? 1961?
1960Documents from the SNCC Founding Conference (Multiple documents)
1960The Meaning of the Sit-Ins, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. 12-page pamphlet. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1960Bulletin #2, Committee for Information on the Race Problem, Richmond, VA. April 1960. See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background info.
1960Denial of Gasoline to Negro Voters in Fayette County Tennessee, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 1960. See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background info.
1960 Mass meeting flyer (re sit-ins), SNCC. Atlanta, GA, October, 1960
1960The Street Where You Live, NAACP. 16-page comic book urging voter registration and political action.
1960Letter to the Faculty and Students of the Vanderbilt University Divinity School, Faculty and Students of the Yale University Divinity School Association, March 15 1960. See Nashville Student Movement for background info.
1960SNCC Campus Information Form. (For student organizing)
 
1960-61 Baltimore Civic Interest Group (CIG)
1960Trespassing in Restaurants ordinance, Baltimore, 1960. Maryland annotated code.
60-61?Inside the Sitdowner, George Collins, Baltimore Afro- American
1961The Sitdowns Came in 1960 But They Remain for 1961, George Collins, Baltimore Afro-American
1961The Civic Interest Group, Baltimore, MD
1961Progress Report & Awards, Baltimore: Civic Interest Group (CIG)
 
1961 Organizing Materials
1961Toward the Beloved Community - Story of the Nashville Christian Leadership Conference, 11-page pamphlet covering history and directory of NCLC from 1958-1961. (See Nashville Student Movement for background.)
1961Report on Visit to Fayette and Haywood Counties Tennessee, Anderson, Nelson & McKrackin. Peacemakers. (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1961A Call for Help, Operation Freedom (Fayette/Harwood Counties, TN) (See Fayette County Tent City for Evicted Voters for background.)
1961Freedom Rides Documents & Articles (Multiple Documents) (See Freedom Rides for background.)
1961-62CORE Route 40 Campaign Flyer. (See Desegregate Route 40 Project for background)
1961It Happened in Baton Rouge, U.S.A., Major Johns and Ronnie Moore. CORE pamphlet.
1961Students Face Mississippi Violence for You! SNCC fundraising flyer for McComb Movement. (See Voter Registration & Direct-Action in McComb MS for background.)
1961?This is SCLC. Brochure, 1961?
1961Voter Registration Program Outline, SCLC
1961The Economics of Racism, Michael Harrington. CORE reprint of Commonweal article
1961Proposal by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee SNCC (re Albany Movement), November 15, 1961. (See Albany GA, Movement for background.)
1961Cracking the Color Line, CORE Actions 1943-1961 (32-page pamphlet)
 
1962 Organizing Materials
1962The Day They Changed Their Minds. NAACP pamphlet about the sit-ins. (See Sit-ins Sweep Across the South for background.)
1962 NAACP memo re national spelling bee discrimination, Gloster Current, NAACP. January 31, 1962
1962Announcement: Annual Session Regional Council of Negro Leadership (RCNL), Mississippi. May 4, 1962
1962Affidavit of Wyatt Walker re arrest and insanity examination in Shreveport.
1962Albany Manifesto, Albany Movement, July.
1962 NAACP memo on Albany Georgia, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 31, 1962. See Albany GA, Movement for background info.
1962Letter to President Kennedy re Meredith & 'Ole Miss, NAACP. September 21st. (See James Meredith Desegregates 'Ole Miss for background.)
1962CORE Freedom Highways Application. (See Freedom Highways in the Tarheel State for background.)
1962CORE Workshop, Mary Hamilton, July 1962
1962Oath to Nonviolence and A Guide for Pickets, Atlanta Student Movement (COAHR). See Atlanta Sit-ins for background info.
1962SNCC: Leadership Training Institute Program, Nashville, TN. November 1962.
1962Student Nonviolent Movement of the Nashville Christian Leadership Council, John Lewis & Elizabeth Harbour. November call to action.
1962CORE Sit-In Songs (24-page pamphlet)
1962?Suggested Program of Support for SNCC. Undated, probably 1962
????New Orleans CORE Project. Undated letter. (Possibly sent to members of community groups)
 
1963 Organizing Materials
????Faith South, Southern Conference Education Fund, fundrising brochure. Undated (possibly 1963).
????Case Study: Statements of Discipline of Nonviolent Movements, unsigned, undated. (Apparently used in nonviolence training.)
1963CORE Rules for Action. The CORE procedures for Direct Action campaigns that applied until CORE moved away from integration and nonviolence in the mid to late-1960s.
1963CORE Membership Card. (Yes, Senator McCarthy, CORE did have "card-carrying members." And proud of it too.)
1963SNCC Workers Out on $3,000 Bail After Charges of Dope Possession, January. SNCC reprint of Atlanta Inquirer Article. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1963Violence Stalks Voter-Registration Workers in Mississippi. SNCC, March 12, 1963
1963Emancipation Proclamation Centennial, event flyer. NAACP, McComb, MS.
1963The Eleventh Commandment: Thou Shalt Stay Out of Downtown Birmingham! Flyer, 1963. Birmingham Students from Miles, Payne, and Booker T. Washington College. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963 Big Business Supports Segregation in Birmingham, SNCC flyer. (See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background.)
1963    SNCC. Basic SNCC organizing brochure from 1963. Primarily used for recruiting at southern Black colleges and for fund-raising events in the north.
1963This is CORE. Basic CORE recruitment and fundrasing flyer. Used nationwide, 1963-1965, mainly by urban and campus CORE chapters.
1963Mass Meeting Program Alabama Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Selma Alabama, March 21, 1963. (See Selma — Cracking the Wall of Fear for background.)
1963Voting Rights Affidavits, Lee County, GA, SNCC. (See Americus GA Movement & "Seditious Conspiracy" for background.)
1963NAACP Acts Despite Alabama Ban, Your Association and the Birmingham Crises, NAACP. May 1963. See Birmingham — the Children's Crusade for background info.
1963 SNCC Testimony, House Judiciary Committee, May 28, 1963. (These documents and testimoney were regarding a voting rights bill introduced by Rep. Emanual Celler in April 1963.)
      Appendix A: Survey of Current Field Work, Spring 1963
      Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al
      Appendix C: Report on Leflore County
      Appendix D: Chronology of Abuses
1963Jackson, MS Movement Documents, (Multiple Documents)
1963Stay Out of Segregated Stores flyer, Anti-Segregation Movement (ASM), Charleston SC. 1963
1963Danville Virginia. Sixteen-page SNCC pamphlet describing the bloody police repression of the Danville Movement. (See Danville VA, Movement for background.)
1963What Have I Personally Done to Maintain Segregation? White Citizens Council newspaper ad from Selma, reprinted by SNCC for fundraising.
1963Student Voice, Albany Georgia, Summer '63. Vol I, No. 3
1963 Danville Support Demonstration Letter, NYC SNCC Office, July 13, 1963. (See Danville VA, Movement for background.)
1963 Danville, VA (Police violence). Louis Nasper
1963Do Negroes of Gadsden Know Their Place? Satirical flyer urging participation in the protests. Possibly written by East Gadsden Brotherhood activists in June or July. (See Savage Repression in Gadsden AL for background.)
1963 Gadsden, AL (The Gadsden Movement). Eric Rainey, SNCC Freedomways
1963Why Didn't They Hit Back? Jhan & June Robbins, Redbook. CORE pamphlet.
1963Appeal to Voters, June, 1963. Iberville Industrial Voters League
1963Action Memo No. 2 — Civil Rights Bills National Civil Rights Legislative Conference re civil rights bill. NAACP. August 6, 1963
1963From Morning Until Night...Humiliation Stalks Them, Senate testimony, Roy Wilkins, NAACP. July 1963
1963March On Washington. (Multiple documents) Speeches, programs, organizing materials and articles from and about the march.
1963Halt Justice Department Persecution. SNCC petition distributed at March on Washington to oppose the Federal "Jury Tampering" Frameup in Albany GA.
1963The Condition of Farm Workers in 1963, Fay Bennett, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF). Dense, four-page research & analysis.
1963 Statement on Discrimination Practices Affecting Programs of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF), August 29, 1963
1963All About CORE. CORE information brochure, 1963-1965. New CORE members received one of these to study as part of their new-member orientation.
1963Letter to Northern Supporters (MS). Fannie Lou Hamer, SNCC
1963Announcement: SCLC Seventh Annual Convention Richmond, VA, September 1963
1963The General Condition of the Mississippi Negro, October, 1963. 18-page research report.
1963Application for Work on the Freedom Vote. Possibly used to screen northern volunteers. Undated (probably October 1963)
1963Freedom Ballot Documents (Multiple documents)
1963Memorandum: National Day of Mourning, Bayard Rustin, September 20, 1963. (See Birmingham Church Bombing for background)
1963?CORE: Guideline to Political Action, James McCain. 1963? 1964?
63? 64?The Movement Needs You, SNCC. Late '63 or early '64, appeal to Black college students.
1963 Comparative Analysis of Three Versions of the Civil Rights Bill (1964 Act), Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, November 1963. (See Civil Rights Act Passes in the House and subsequent articles for background.)
1963Louisiana Story, 1963, CORE pamphlet. James Farmer. (See Man-Hunt in Plaquemine for background.)
1963The Attack on the Southern Conference Education Fund! Student Civil Liberties Coordinating Committee, Noveber or December, 1963
1963 Please Do Not Patronize the Campus Grill, Nashville TN. Ron Parker & other students.
1963Will Christmas in Mississippi Be Like Christmas in America? Dick Gregory, November, 1963. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background)
1964Christmas Boycott Flyer, Jackson MS Movement, December, 1963
63? 64?Songs of the Southern Freedom Movement, undated (probably 1963 or '64)
63? 64? SNCC: Freedom Singers and Freedom Songbook advertisement flyer, undated possibly late '63 or early '64
1963, 1965Sit-In Arrest Warrants, 1963, 1965. Madison, FL.
 
1964 Organizing Materials
1964?SNCC advertising brochure for The Movement, undated, probably 1964.
1964?On the Long Road to Freedom, flyer. Unsigned. Undated, possibly 1964.
1964?Mississippi: Structure of the Movement, Present Operations, and Prospectus for this Summer, COFO? Undated.
1964?Where is Democracy, CORE Brochure, undated (possibly late 1963 or early 1964).
1964?We Need Your Help Now!, COFO letter, undated, probably early 1964. (Sent to Mississippi supporters re poll taxes and voting.)
1964 Hattiesburg Mississippi, Freedom Day, SNCC. January 22, 1964. See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background info.
1964 Give Them a Future in Hattiesburg, COFO. January, 1964. (See Freedom Day in Hattiesburg for background.)
1964Report Concerning the Louis Allen Case, 1964, Bob Moses, SNCC. And Information Concerning the Killing of Louis Allen ..., Unsigned (Bob Moses?). (See Louis Allen Murdered for background.)
1964 Further Incidents in Southwest Mississippi at Time of Louis Allen Killing and Shortly After, 1964. SNCC
1964Desperate Need for Food in Mississippi, Jim Dombrowski, SCEF. January 23, 1964. See Greenwood Food Blockade for background info.
1964 House Un-American Activities Committee: Bulwark of Segregation, Anne Braden, SCEF.
1964Resolution presented to Atlanta Board of Education, January 20, 1964. SNCC, NAACP, COAHR.
1964Dear Friend of Civil Rights (re state attempt to destroy SCEF), Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, James Dombrowski, SCEF. January 25.
1964 Freedom Ring Encircles Ticket Booth (New Orleans)   Doris Castle, CORE
1964 The Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Mike Miller, SNCC. (Given on the 5th anniversary of the The Greensboro Sit-Ins)
1964From the Mississippi Delta..., Fund-raising brochure of the National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF).
1964 Farmers Attention! Conference on a Better Life for Mississippi Farm Families, February 1964. National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF)
1964?Memorandum on Federal Civil Rights Authority, Bill Higgs ~ SNCC. Lists Federal laws Washington could (but doesen't) use to enforce civil rights for Blacks.
1964Workshops in Nonviolence — Why? CORE Training scenarios in practical nonviolence. By Martin Oppenheimer. Five pages.
1964New Orleans CORE Voter Registration Instructions, undated, assumed to be 1964
1964SCLC: Handbook for Freedom Army Recruits, Alabama, spring 1964
6404We'll Take Our Stand — Nashville, April 4, 1964 (Statement by students from predominantly white southern colleges and communities)
1964Dear Sir, Freedom Candidates Mississippi, COFO. April 12, 1964. See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background info.
1964Dear Friend of Freedom, Coahoma County NAACP, Office of "The Cryer." April 12, 1964
1964CORE: Letters to Loews theaters re segregation, Oretha Castle, New Orleans CORE
1964Southern Student Organizing Committee brochure, undated (probably 1964 or '65)
1964The Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC)
1964SNCC Statement on the CORE New York World Fair Stall In, April, 19th. (To protest racism and discrimination in America, CORE called for a freeway stall-in on the opening day of the fair.)
1964What is COFO? Mississippi Structure of the Movement and Present Operations, COFO (undated probably spring 1964). Dense 8-page history, overview & plans.
1964Mississippi: Chronology of Violence and Intimidation Since 1961, 19-page SNCC pamphlet from Spring 1964.
1964Case Studies of Intimidation, COFO. Spring, 1964
1964Mississippi: Subversion of the Right to Vote. 20-page SNCC pamphlet from Spring 1964.
1964Genocide in Mississippi, 12-page SNCC pamphlet.
1964Petition to Louisiana Governor John J. McKeithen, Citizens Committee, New Orleans. May 28, 1964.
1964COFO: What It Is, What It Does, Five-page pamphlet.
1964Mississippi: Handbook for Political Programs, COFO.
1964Segregation, Harrasment, and Arrest for Negro Congressional Candidate, Unsigned (probably MFDP or COFO). 1964. See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background info.
1964 Mississippi: How Negro Democrats Fared June 2 Democratic Primary election. (See Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) Founded for background.)
1964Voting rights denial affidavits, Holly Springs, MS. June 2, Democratic Primary election.
1964Mississippi: Structure of the Movement, Present Operations, and Prospectus for This Summer, COFO, Spring 1964. Detailed 8-page description of COFO on the eve of Freedom Summer.
1964Freedom Summer & Freedom School Documents, (Multiple Documents).
1964Freedom School Documents (Multiple Documents).
1964Mississippi Legislature - 1964 (Repressive laws enacted to oppose Freedom Summer)
1964CORE Calendar of Coercion Aug 1963-Aug 1964. Pamphlet compiling atrocities and attacks reported by CORE Freedom Movement projects during one 12-month period.
1964Medical Committee for Human Rights brochure. (See Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) Founded for background.)
1964The 1964 Civil Rights Law and What it Means For You! CORE? Author unknown.
1964 Conduct for Vigil, Friends of SNCC, Los Angeles, CA. (Federal Building vigil after discovery of Chaney, Schwerner, Goodman bodies in MS.)
1964A Primer For the Delegates to the Democratic National Convention, MFDP. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964Mississippi Faces Challenge, Atlantic City Flyer. MFDP. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964Mississippi Student Union (MSU) brochure.
1964Recruiting of New Volunteers for Work in Mississippi, August, 1964, Betty Garman, SNCC.
63-64Intimidations and Harassments Against Negroes and CORE Workers, Summer 1963 to Summer 1964, CORE
1964Louisiana — Summer 1964, the Students Report to Their Home Towns. CORE Pamphlet. (Published accounts from CORE's summer project in Louisiana)
1964COFO Fall Recruitment Form Letter, Bob Moses.
1964Call For Volunteers, Freedom Vote, MFDP. October, 1964
1964Statistics of Negro and White Voter Registration in the Five Congressional Districts of Mississippi, U.S. v Mississippi Federal Court Case
1964Running Summary of Incidents During the Freedom Vote Campaign, Oct 18 - Nov 2, 1964. (See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.)
1964Louisiana Parishes Population Report, CORE Research Dept. November.
1964The Negro Vote: An Analysis, SNCC. (Southern Negro vote and the 1964 presidential results.)
1964-65Chronology on Jonesboro, Jackson Parish, CORE. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice for background.)
1964-65  MFDP Mississippi Congressional Challenge, (Multiple documents).
1964-65COFO Program (Winter 1964 - Spring 1965)
1964-67Agriculture Stabilization & Conservation Service (ASCS) Elections, (Multiple Documents).
1964-68 Southern Student Organizing Committee, Miscellaneous Documents
1964-68MCHR Manual for Volunteers. Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) manual for volunteer doctors, nurses, and other health professionals serving on the front lines of the Freedom Struggle.
64? 65?Demands, Ruleville MS Student Action Group, Ora Doss, Eddie Johnson, Bobbie Cannon. Date unknown (probably late '64 or early '65)
64? 65?What Happens to All the Surplus Food?, Freedom Information Service flyer, late '64 or early '65.
64-65
 
1965 Organizing Materials
????Mississippi Political Handbook, MFDP. Undated (1965? 1966?)
1965?They Need Your Help Too, An Appeal to Southern Students, SNCC recruitment flyer. Undated (possibly 1965)
1965Handout from the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, undated. (Re current activities & poll taxes)
1965Today's Great Issues: A Call to Action Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF) brochure
1965CORE: Outline of Southern Program for Summer 1965, undated.
1965SSOC Fund Appeal Letter, Ron Parker, SSOC. January 12, 1965
1965Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party: Background and Recent Developments, Steve Max, SDS Political Education Project. See MFDP Congressional Challenge for background.
1965Jackson Freedom Library Book List, (COFO)
1965CORE ~ Louisiana in Brief. 14-page report/analysis.
1965 SNCC ~ The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. 28-page report/analysis.
1965Selma & the March to Montgomery (Jan-March) (Multiple Documents)
1965 Bogalusa, Lousiana, Incident Summary, January 25 - February 21, 1965
1965Voting Legislation, Lawrence Guyot MFDP, James Farmer CORE, James Forman SNCC, Martin Luther King SCLC. February 21 and 27, 1965. See Selma Voting Rights Campaign and Passage of the Voting Rights Act for background info.
1965Jonesboro-Bogalusa Project, Lawrence chapter of CORE, March, 1965. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice and Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965SNCC Incident Summary, March (South-wide)
1965SNCC: Alabama Freedom Democratic Party forms, Montgomery. Undated assumed to be March or April of 1965
1965A Petition to the Hon. George C. Wallace, unsigned, undated (presumed 1965).
1965Letter to Campus Friends of SNCC, April 8.
1965Shame! demands & call, Alabama State College Freedom Campaign (ASCFM). Montgomery. April 10, 1965
1965?You Can Help Too & Stamps for Freedom, SNCC fund appeal.
1965Notes on Rural Organizing, Charles McLaurin (SNCC)
1965Natchez Political Handbook, Alexander Shimkin, Freedom Information Service. Political organizing resource for Natchez MS.
1965Who Runs Alabama? or Who Stole the Tax Money? and Who Runs Alabama, SNCC. (Jack Minnis?)
1965To Secure Civil Rights in Alabama..., Spring, 1965
 Let There Be Understanding of the Call to Boycott in Alabama, Spring, 1965. (See Alabama Boycott & Montgomery Direct Action? for background.)
1965The Alabama Legislature is a Fraud, SCLC? Undated, probably related to failed Montgomery direct action campaign, spring '65.(See SCOPE Project for background.)
1965Why We Protest, A.Z. Young, Bogalusa Civic & Voter League. Undated, 1965. See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background info.
 Bogalusa, Lousiana, Incident Summary, January 28 - July 1, 1965. (See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965Partial List of Racial Murders in the South, April 1963-March 1965, CORE Southern Regional Office
1965 CORE Summer Projects, 1965
1965 CORE Summer Project Orientation — Educational Program Workshop
1965School Workshop Booklet (First Draft), CORE - Mississippi. May 1965.
1965 It's Going to be an Expensive Summer..., CORE, Bogalusa, LA fund-appeal letter. (See Confronting the Klan in Bogalusa With Nonviolence & Self-Defense for background.)
1965?Song Sheet, SCLC's SCOPE orientation? Summer 1965? (Typical example of song sheets used at many times and in many places.)
1965A Legalized System of Brutality — Mississippi Justice, Freedom Information Service
1965Example SNCC County Research Reports
 Greene County, AL
 Lowndes County, AL
 Americus and Baker Counties, GA
1965In a Land Where Murder is Respectable, SCLC Brochure. Alabama.
1965-66SCLC's SCOPE Project, (Multiple Documents).
1965College Students Needed for CORE Summer Project, CORE brochure.
1965Call for an Assembly of Unrepresented People, Washington, DC, August 6-9. Bob Parris (Moses) SNCC, Eric Weinberger CORE. (See Assembly of Un-Represented People for background.)
1965Address on Future Direction of Movement, Andrew Young, SCLC, August '65.
1965To the Pastor, Officers, and Members of this Church, Committee of Berkeley County, SC. August 12, 1965.
1965How the Civil Rights is Being Subverted in Mississippi, SNCC Research.
1965School Desegregation, Lou Emma Shipp, MFDP. September 1965
1965Experiment in Virginia, Southern Patriot, September '65 (Re: Virginia Students Civil Rights Commitee (VSCRC)
1965Background Report on Natchez (MS), undated & unsigned (probably SNCC, October, 1965). (See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background.)
1965SCLC Report & Fundraising Letter, Hosea Williams. November 1965.
1965Demonstrations and the Necessity Thereof, Sammy Young, TIAL.
1965Southern Students Organizing Commitee, undated (assumed to be 1965)
1965?The Poor of Macon County, Wendell Paris, TIAL.
1965-68 Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO), (Multiple Documents
1965-66Mississippi Freedom Labor Union & Economic Justice (Multiple documents)
1965-66Birmingham Voter Registration Campaign (Multiple documents)
1965-66SNCC & Delano Grape Strike,
65? 66?Natchez MS Laundry Workers Strike, FIS audio transcript, undated (possibly 1965 or 1966). (See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background on the Movement in Natchez.)
65? 66?Delta Leather Workshop, FIS audio transcript, undated (possibly 1965 or 1966). (See Poor Peoples Corporations, Cooperatives, & Quilting Bees for background.)
????Ballots, Bullets, and Blood, NAACP. Undated, 1965 or later.
 
1966 Organizing Materials
1966Fact Sheet: Sunflower County Project and Mississippi Freedom Labor Union, unsigned, undated. See Mississippi Freedom Labor Unionfor background info.
66?Information Sheet for NCC Volunteers in Mississippi, undated, Delta Ministry
66?Mississippi: Two Worlds, undated. Delta Ministry. (See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1966?Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party information, Unsigned, MFDP. Undated (possibly 1966)
1966?What You Should Know About Poll Taxes, Unsigned, MFDP. Undated (probably 1966). See 24th Amendment Ends Poll Tax in Federal Elections and State Poll Taxes Ruled Unconsitutional for background info.
????Dear Faculty Member, Boston Friends of SNCC Faculty Fund. Undated.
66?Southern Student Conference Held, Ella Baker, SNCC. Undated, possibly 1966.
1966Chicago Freedom Movement (Multiple Documents)
1966Poor Peoples Fund, letter & brochure.
1966Delta Ministry Workshop, February, 1966
1966 SNCC: News of the Field: #3, March 9, 1966, #4, March 16, 1966, #5, March 23, 1966
1966Confederaton of Alabama Political Organizations (COAPO), SCLC. April 1966. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966Poor Peoples Fund, letter & brochure.
1966Statement by James Forman, SNCC. April 29. Regarding independent political organizations and elections in Alabama. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966 Candidates Who Participated in the Historic May 3, 1966 Primary (Alabama), SCLC/COAPO. (See Alabama Elections for background.)
1966Negroes in American History: Freedom Primer (Illustrated), Revised 2nd Ed. SNCC
1966Black Power Documents 1965-68 (Multiple documents)
1966The Story of SNCC. 16-page Fund-raising brochure and organizing pamphlet from the later part of 1966.
1966Child Development Group of Mississippi, Histories of Children, Employees, Centers, Community Support, CDGM, September, '66. (20-page pamphlet.)
1966How to Get Food Money for Your Center, CDGM. (Hand-drawn training material.)
1966Documents of the Grenada MS Movement, (Multiple Documents).
1966Holmes County Freedom Democratic Party Executive Members Handbook, Sue-Henry Lorenzi, MFDP, August 1966
1966Dear Friend, campaign letter to constituents, September. Julian Bond, candidate, Georgia Assembly.
1966Aframerican: News You Can Use, SNCC, October. (Large file)
1966Preamble SNCC (Re anti-draft position). Excerpted from Aframerican. October
1966SNCC Statement on Alabama Elections, November.
1966State Wide Poverty Meeting, Fannie Lou Hamer. Mississippi flyer, November 1966
1966Have You Ever Been One Day Late? Shutz Defense Committee (Flyer protesting Simuel Schutz prison sentence in military-draft case.)
66? 67?Literature Available from the Southern Student Organizing Committee, undated (possibly 1966 or 1967)
66? 67?The Delta Speaks - About the Power Structure and O.E.O, Daisy Lewis, Director Holmes County MS Community Center, undated. See Issues of Poverty, Exploitation, and Economic Justice and War on Poverty for background info.
 
1967 Organizing Materials
1967Black Natchez, transcript and background of film, Edward Pincus & David Neuman. See Natchez MS — Freedom Movement vs Ku Klux Klan for background info.
1967Freedom City — What It Is and How It Got Started, Delta Ministry fund raising brochure.
1967Does Martin Luther King Have the Right to Speak Out on Peace? (SCLC pamphlet.)
1967SNCC Summer Project '67, brochure
1967To Get That Power, fundraising brochure. Mississippians United to Elect Negro Candidates, 1967
 
1968 Organizing Materials
1968There Are 40 Million Whites in the South? Who Will Organize Them? SCEF. Date unknown, possibly 1968.
1968Have Sanitation Workers a Future? Community on the Move for Equality. (Memphis Gargage Strike boycott leaflet.)
1968Flyer Calling for March for Justice and Jobs, Memphis Garbage Workers Strike. March, 1968. (Unsigned, assumed to be Community on the Move for Equality or AFSCME or both.)
1968Dr. King and SCLC — Powerful Action for Change, March 31. Soul Force (SCLC Journal)
1968To the Students of Mexico, James Forman, SNCC International Affairs Commission
1968Vote Rev. Clint Collier, Mississippi congressional campaign material, November 1968.
1968?Sunshine (Ben Owens), SCLC. Undated, believed to be 1968
1975Struggle in Today's South (SCEF Fundraising Calendar, with state-by-state historic references.)

** Election Campaign Flyers **

1960 SNCC Flyer: Election Day Action, North and South, November 8, 1960
1964Precinct Conventions, undated flyer. COFO.
1964Flyer, MFDP County Convention Meeting, Holmes County, MS, Summer 1964.
1965MFDP, explanatory flyer from mid-1965.
1966?One Man, One Vote. 10-page pamphlet explaining independent political action in Lowndes County, AL. Probably from late '65 or early '66.
1966LCFO Political Education Primer. Multi-page pamphlet in comic-book format explaining Alabama county political offices, their importance, and the LCFO candidates.
1967?Us Colored People, Lowndes County Freedom Organization (Alabama). 10-page comic book about voting and political organizing.
1964Now With Your Hand Pull the Lever Down, MFDP. Undated (probably 1964)
1966Help Unseat Eastland and Abernathy, MFDP
1967Attention: Help Elect a Negro Sheriff, MFDP, Holmes County MS
1968We Have to Fight These Battles Together, MS (possibly Hinds County)

** Freedom Movement Maps **

 Map: Southern Black Belt Counties, Negro voting age population over 50% (1960 census).
 Alabama map, showing Alabama Black Belt counties (1960 census).
 Alabama Map, showing Black-Belt counties and percentage Black population. Data from 1960 Census.
 Alabama: Breakdown of White & Negro Voters, 1962. (By Secretary of State in response to a judge's questionaire.)
 Mississippi Map, showing Congressional districts and Black-white population statistics.
 Mississippi Map, Negro population by counties (1960 Census).
 Mississippi Map, showing Black Belt counties (1960 Census).
 Mississippi Freedom Summer Map, showing counties and types of projects.
 Mississippi Freedom Summer Map, showing the major projects.
 Map of SNCC Projects (From SNCC 50th Anniversary Conference)

** Freedom Movement Minutes, Reports, & Plans **
(See also Reports & Letters From the Field)
Jump to: 1950s, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

1950s Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1955Minutes, Montgomery NAACP, Rosa Parks, Secretary
1958Memo & Notes re Atlanta HUAC Hearings, Jim Dombrowski, SCEF. August 1958.
1959NAACP report to branch officers, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. June 7, 1959
1959 Memo to SCLC Leadership, Ella Baker
1959 NAACP National Board meeting report, C.R. Darden, Mississippi NAACP. September, 1959
1959SCLC Memorandum: Personnel Practices and Office Equipment, Ella Baker, SCLC. October 22, 1959
1959 Memorandum: SCLC as a Crusade, Ella Baker. SCLC. October 23, 1959
1959Annual Report, C.R. Darden, NAACP. November 7, 1959
 
1960 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1960Documents from the SNCC Founding Conference
1960Report of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, Ella Baker. May, 1960. (Report of the temporary coordinating committee elected at the Raleigh conference.)
1960SNCC Communications Report, June-July.
1960SNCC Conference — October 1960, Atlanta, GA. (See Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Founded for background.)
 Invitees
 Agenda
 Rules Adopted
 Decisions Adopted.
1960SCLC: Report of the Director to the Executive Board, October, 1960. Wyatt T. Walker
1960SNCC Meeting Minutes, November 1960
 
1961 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1961SNCC: Meeting Minutes February 3-5, 1961, Atlanta GA
1961SNCC: Meeting Minutes & Summary April 21-23, 1961, Charlotte, NC.
1961Report of Meeting of May 26, 1961 (re Freedom Rides), James Wood, SCLC. See Freedom Ridesfor background info.
1961 SCLC: Report of the Director, Semi-Annual Report, SCLC, Nov. 1 - April 30, 1961
1961SNCC Meeting Minutes, June 9-10, 1961
1961SNCC Meeting Minutes, July 14, 1961
1961SCLC Affiliates, August 1961
1961National Director's Report to CORE National Convention, James Farmer, September.
1961SCLC Annual Meeting, September, 1961
 Program, SCLC Annual Meeting
 Report of the Director, Rev. Wyatt T. Walker.
1961The Hard or the Easy Way?, SRC report on school desegregation. October, 1961.
1961SNCC Staff Meeting Minutes, October 8-10, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, October 12, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, November 27, 1961
1961CORE National Action Committee Minutes, December 15, 1961
 
1962 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1962Notes: Chronology of Student Sit-Ins and Freedom Rides, 1960-1961, Howard Zinn.
1962The SCLC Voter Registration Prospectus for 1962
1962CORE National Action Committee Minutes, January 26, 1962
1962Report on Voter Registration — Projected Program (Mississippi), Bob Moses, SNCC & Tom Gaither, CORE. Jan 27, 1962. (Written before COFO was officially reconstituted as a voter registration umbrella organization.)
1962Staff Report by the National Director, James Farmer. May, 1962
1962Minutes of SNCC Regional Meeting — Atlanta Georgia, March 24, 1962
1962SNCC: Report on Spring Conference, April 27-29, 1962
1962Final Release on the CORE National Convention (Pre-convention instructions)
1962CORE National Action Committee Minutes, June 1, 1962
1962 Memorandum on Presentation of Petition Challenging June 5, 1962 Democratic Primary. Unsigned. Undated (presumably June or July of 1962)
1962Economy of Ruleville, Mississippi, Charles Cobb and Charles McLaurin, SNCC. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1962 Report on Voter Registration Work, Jack O'Dell, SCLC. September 1962
1962Mississippi NAACP Annual Session: Conference Statement, November 1-4, 1962
1962Action for Freedom, South Carolina NAACP Annual Report, 1962. I. DeQuincey Newman, NAACP
 
1963 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1963Prince Edward County Virginia - Recent Legal Developments, Jean Fairfax, AFSC. Jan 2nd, 1963. See Prince Edward County, VA, Closes It's Public Schools for background.
1963 Letter to Jim [Forman?], from Greenwood MS. Sam Block, SNCC. (See Greenwood Food Blockade for background.)
1963Third Wave — Hit and Run plans, COAHR (Atlanta Student Movement). Spring.
1963 SNCC: Survey of Current Field Work May, 1963. (As presented to Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on proposed Civil Rights Act.)
1963CORE National Convention, Summer
       Program Department Report, Gordon Carey
       Organization Department Report
       Community Relations Department Report
       Financial Report, Apfel & Englander, CPAs
1963Report and Proposal for Massive Nonviolent Civil Disobedience in Montgomery, Diane Nash Bevel, September, 1963.
1963SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, September 6-9, 1963.
1963Report of Special Projects Sept 1962-Sept 1963, John Lawson, SCLC. Re nonviolence training.
1963COFO: Notes on Mississippi Staff Meeting, November 14-16, 1963
1963Proposed Voter Education Project for Louisiana: Rural and North, November, CORE. November, 1963.
1963Six Month Report, SNCC Chairmanm, John Lewis, (July- Dec).
1963Report: White Southern Student Project, Sam Shirah. (December)
1963Southwest Georgia Project Report & Proposals, (December). Charles Sherrod
1963SNCC Executive Commitee Minutes, (December).
1963?Memo to SNCC Executive Committee re Mississippi Project, Bob Moses. Undated, probably Fall 1963? (See Freedom Ballot in MS for background.)
1963?Operation Mississippi, SNCC Mississippi Staff. Undated. (Most likely from late '63. Superseded by later plans for Freedom Summer)
1963An Abortion for a Pregnant State, Dave Dennis, CORE Field Secretary for Mississippi. Late 1963. (Report to CORE National Action Council & proposal for expanded CORE activity in Mississippi which led to Mickey & Rita Schwerner opening the Meridian project.)
1963COFO Minutes, December 1963. Jackson, MS.
1963 Notes From SNCC Staff Workshop, December 1963
1963Civil Rights: Year End Summary, Southern Regional Council, December 31.
1963 SNCC Financial Audit for 1963
 
1964 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1964Notes from a phone conversation with Mrs. F.L. Hamer, Unsigned. January 1964
????New Orleans CORE Voter Registration Report Weekly Tabulation, Nancy Herman & Doratha Smith, New Orleans CORE. Undated.
1964Minutes, National Action Committee Meeting, February 21, 1964
1964?Louisiana Citizenship Program, CORE.
1964Results of VEP Projects April 2, 1962 - December 31, 1963, Voter Education Project
1964Selected Sections From the First and Second Annual Reports of the Voter Education Project 1962-1964, Southern Regional Council
1964SNCC Minutes of Meeting in Hattiesburg Discussing the Summer Project, January 24, 1964. (Note that dates of "1963" on the document are probably incorrect. See Mississippi Summer Project for background.)
1964CORE National Action Council Steering Committee Minutes, January 24, 1964.
1964Minutes COFO Convention, February 9, 1964
1964CORE Organization Department Report, Jim McCain. February, 1964. (Includes list of CORE chapters and voter registrations figures.)
1964 The March on Frankfort, A Study in Protest Organization, Jim Williams, PEP/SDS.
1964SNCC Coodinating Committee Roster, (March).
???? Proposals for Work With Women's Groups, Joyce Barrett, SNCC. Undated.
1964 Proposal for MFDP Convention Challenge, Democratic Convention, Atlantic City. (See MFDP Challenge to Democratic Convention for background.)
1964CORE Orleans Parish Voter Registration Project, Steven Rubin, New Orleans CORE. March 27, 1964
1964SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, April 18-19.
1964 CORE Meridian project community center, Ed Hollander, CORE. May 14
1964SNCC Executive Commitee Minutes, (May).
1964The SNCC Explosion, report, analysis, & proposals. (Ruby Doris Robinson? Ruby Searles?)
1964Proposal for Free Southern Theater, FST. (See Free Southern Theater for background.)
1964SIM Orientation Conference materials, June 1964. (Student Interracial Ministry)
1964Minutes, National Action Committee Meeting, June 30, 1964
1964 CORE Annual Convention Minutes, July 1964
1964 Memo re Second District MFDP Convention, MS Stokely Carmichael, SNCC.
1964 Report on CORE action at Republican Convention, CORE. July 1964.
1964CORE Southern Regional Office: Function, Richard Haley, CORE. August 1964
1964 Annual Report of Martin Luther King to SCLC Convention (September)
1964SNCC Executive Committee Meeting, September
 Executive Committee Members, September?
 Minutes, September 4
 Project & Student Voice Reports, September 5
 Minutes, September 6
1964Minutes, National Council of Churches discussion of Mississippi Summer Project, Sept. 18, 1964
1964Proposed Plan of Action for CORE, undated 1964 (after Democratic Convention challenge)
1964SNCC Staff Retreat Minutes Summary, (October).
1964Memo on Community Center Program, Lois Chaffee, COFO. Fall '64?
1964Yearly Report on Books, Equipment and Funds Received and Raised, and Shipments Made to CORE Southern Community Centers or Stored for Shipment, CORE Southern Education Project.
1964Special Report: Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR), Jerome Tobis, Aron Wells, Leslie Falk, Elliott Hurwitt. Fall 1964. (See Medical Committee for Human Rights for background.)
1964The Mississippi Student Union Convention - December 1964, unsigned, COFO.
1964South Carolina NAACP Annual Report, I. DeQuincey Newman, NAACP. 1964
64? 65? Sketch of Year's Work in a Community Adult Education, Silas Norman? Mary Varela? Selma, Alabama.
????Program Proposal: Transition in the Church, Rev. Tom Brown, SNCC. Udated
 
1965 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
64? 65? CORE Political Programs from Southern Office, undated (presumed late 1964 or early 1965)
64? 65? A Community Center for Meridian Mississippi (Lauderdale County), unsigned (presumed by a CORE member). Undated (probably late 1964-1966).
1965?Louisiana College Campus Report, CORE Southern Regional Office. undated, probably 1965
1965?Proposal for student conferences in Louisiana, CORE Southern Regional Office. Undated, possibly 1965.
1965Scholarship, Education, and Defense Fund for Racial Equality (brochure and report), CORE. 1965
1965CORE 1965 (New Orleans), Matt Suarez.
1965Tentative Program for New Orleans CORE, January, 1965
1965Delta Ministry Fact Sheet & Reports, January 1965. See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1965 Statement of Arrest, Le Ann Faucette, CORE. Quincy Florida, January 29, 1965
1965SNCC Programs for 1965, Coordinating Committee decisions as of February 23.
1965SNCC: Notes to the Northern Staff, (February).
1965SNCC Executive Committee Meeting Minutes, March 5-6. (Immediately before "Bloody Sunday" in Selma.)
1965SNCC: State Conference Report Alabama (Campus), March 1965. (Re: statewide conference of student activists from Alabama Black colleges.)
1965 Minutes: Staff Meeting, Madison County MS COFO, March 22, 1965.
1965Things that will be discussed at the staff meeting in May, 1965, Sandy Stovall? (SNCC? COFO?)
1965SNCC Executive Committee Minutes, (April).
1965SNCC Alabama Staff Meeting Minutes, (April).
19655th District COFO Staff Meeting, Waveland MS, April 14-17, 1965
1965Transcript of Student Meeting, Atlanta University Center, undated, unsigned. (May have been Student Liberation Front (SLF) event, probably in April, 1965.)
1965Report to Congressional Briefing, re Jackson arrests & prison conditions. NCC. (See Jackson, MS Protests for background.)
1965SNCC Summer Program, April 1965
1965 SCLC Alabama Report, SCLC. June 12, 1965.
1965-66 SCLC's SCOPE Project Reports, June-Dec, 1965. (Multiple Documents).
1965CORE Convention Agenda, Durham, NC, July, 1965
1965Reports on Shooting of Jonathan Daniels and Others in Lowndes County, SNCC. August 20-21, 1965. (See Murder of Jonathan Daniels for background.)
1965SNCC: Report From Finance Committee, September, 1965 (Jack Minnis, Mildred Forman, Muriel Tillinghast, S.G. Johnson, Stanley Wise)
1965SNCC Financial Statement, September, 1965
1965 Field Reports From Alabama SNCC Staff Meeting, October 1965. (Includes reports from SCLC projects and East Tennessee Voters Project)
1965SNCC: Summary Report, Campus Traveller, Joyce Brown & Bill Hall, SNCC. October, 1965
1965SNCC Staff Meeting Minutes, (November).
1965Statement of Vernon Smith, regarding violence in Ferriday, LA. November 11, 1965
65? 66?SNCC: Who Does What in Atlanta, undated.
 
1966 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1966Minutes from Alabama State- Wide, Non-Partisan Polltical Meeting, SCLC ~ Confederation of Alabama Political Organizations (COAPO). February 26
1966Report on Alabama Justice, February, 1966. Conference on Alabama Justice, Tuskegee, AL. Ad Hoc Committee for Justice in Macon County. (See The Murder of Sammy Younge for background.
1966Memo to NAACP: Official Guidelines for Voter Education Project Grants, John Brooks, NAACP, Vernon Jordan, VEP. February 17, 1966
1966Report on Alabama Voter Registration, SCLC. April 1966
1966Proposal for Voter Education Project, SCLC to VEP
62-66Vote Totals for Freedom Movement Candiates, Democratic Primaries 1962-1966. By county. Freedom Information Service.
1966CORE Citizenship Education Workshop, Minutes From State Meeting, July, 1966. Frogmore, SC
1966 SNCC, Secretariate Minutes, August(?), 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966SNCC: Report on Draft Program
 SNCC: Report on Court Proceedings
 Re Anti-Vietnam War draft resistance in Atlanta.
1966SNCC Chicago Report, Monroe Sharp. October, 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966Soviet Union Report, Fay Bellamy, SNCC. August, 1966. (Excerpted from Aframerican)
1966Report to SCLC's 10th Annual Convention, Dr. Martin Luther King. August, 1966
 
1967 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1967SNCC: Decisions of the Central Committee, January 20-23, 1967
1967Excerpt From SNCC Meeting Regarding Relation With Saul Alinsky
 
1968 Reports, Minutes, & Plans
1968Southern Rural Research Project First Annual Report, Don Jelinek, SRRP. May 1968
1968 Lessons of Laurel: Grassroots Organizing in the South, Bob Analavage & Dottie Zellner, SCEF.
????Mississippi Economics ~ Mississippi's New Image, unsigned (possibly CORE), undated.

** Misc. Internal Organizational Documents **
Jump to: 1950s, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968

1950s Internal Organizational Documents
1956
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Montgomery Improvement Association Constitution (original) and Montgomery Improvement Association Bylaws, (later version)
1957Southern Negroes Leaders Conference agenda, (Founding of SCLC as an organization, August)
????SCLC Constitution & Bylaws
1958 Memo to a Mississippi NAACP Branch Regarding Memberships, Medgar Evers, NAACP. July, 1958. See Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP for background & context.
 
1960 Internal Organizational Documents
1960Call to SNCC Founding Conference.
See also Documents From the SNCC Founding Conference
1960Constitution of New Orleans CORE, September 1960
1960Memo on the Student Voice, Marion Barry, SNCC. Fall 1960
 
1961 Internal Organizational Documents
1961Support letter to all "sit-in" students in jail in York County Jail, SC., National Union of Ghana Students. March 8, 1961.
1961SNCC Chronology, Summer 1961, Unsigned
1961Dear SNCC Member, Ed King, SNCC. September 12, 1961
1961SNCC Statement of policy of the Excecutive Committee Concerning Fundraising for SNCC by Other Organizations, October 29, 1961.
 
1962 Internal Organizational Documents
1962SCLC Affiliates, February, 1962
1962Memo: Re Meeting With Belafonte, Walter (no last name), SNCC. See Voter Registration & Direct Action in McComb for background info.
1962SNCC Constitution, as revised April.
1962Mississippi Adult Education Program June meetings:
     Workshop Schedule, at Mt Beulah Center
     Governing Board report, David Lollis
     Report on workshops, Bob Moses
1962?Address List: SNCC Field Offices & Friends of SNCC Groups
 
1963 Internal Organizational Documents
1963?SNCC: Press Procedures, unsigned (possibly James Forman). Undated (possibly incomplete)
1963Letter to Ronnie Moore of CORE re Louisiana literacy test, Jack Minnis, VEP. January 17, 1963
1963Description of County. SNCC county organizing research & questionaire sheet.
1963SNCC Constitution, as revised April, 1963.
1963?Letter to SNCC About Direct Action, Courtland Cox, SNCC
1963Memo: Central Issue in Mississippi Civil Rights Struggle, Bob Moses, COFO-SNCC, summer, 1963
1963Memo to Staff, Bob Moses, COFO. Undated. (Probably latter part of 1963, re upcoming Greenville meeting.)
????Notes & comments on SNCC early years, Unsigned SNCC activist. Undated
1963SNCC Field Offices & Staff as of October 24, 1963
1963By-Laws of the Council of Federated Organizations, R. Hunter Morey, COFO. December 15, 1963
1963?Notes on Mississippi, unsigned, undated. (Summary COFO's Greenville staff meeting of November 1963.)
63? 64?What is an Organizer?, Mike Miller, SNCC. (Possibly written in late '63 or early '64 for a SNCC staff meeting.)
63? 64? Backgrounds of SNCC workers in Mississippi, Unsigned. Undated (possibly late 1963)
63? 64?SNCC: Proposal for a Documentary Program in Photography, Matt Herron, SNCC. Late 1963 or early 1964
 
1964 Internal Organizational Documents
1964Memorandum to All Participating Agencies Wiley Branton, VEP. January 14, 1964
1964SNCC Pay Stub & Payroll Note
1964Application for Field Worker in CORE Task Force. (A CORE "task force" roughly corresponded to a SNCC "project.")
1964Louisiana Summer Task Force preliminary volunteer list, CORE Southern Regional Office. (A CORE "task force" roughly corresponded to a SNCC "project.")
1964General Board Action Concerning a Ministry Among the Residents of the Delta Area of the State of Mississippi, National Council of Churches (NCC). February 26, 1964. (See Delta Ministry Founded in Mississippi for background.)
1964?SCEF Board of Directors & Advisory Committee, circa 1964
1964COFO Letter to Roy Wilkins re Freedom Summer Plans, Bob Moses, March 1, 1964. (See 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer Events for background.)
1964Proposal or Suggestion to the Executive Committee, April 18, 1964, James Bolton, SNCC. (Re assistance for John Lewis.)
1964Memo From the SNCC Finance Office, April 18, 1964
1964?Personnel Credentials of the Atlanta SNCC Office, undated, believed to be 1964.
1964Security Handbook, Mississippi.
1964SNCC WATS Line Instructions & Policies, June 1964
1964Mississippi Summer Project Workers in State as of June 29, 1964, COFO report
1964Freedom Summer Documents, (Multiple Documents).
1964Freedom School Documents (Multiple Documents).
1964A Medical Serive for the Civil Rights Movement Statement of Purpose, Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR). August 1, 1964.
1964Persons Added to SNCC Staff Since September 1964 Meeting, Ruby Doris Smith Robinson
1964CORE Mississippi staff list as of September 1964
1964Waveland Conference. Documents from SNCC Staff Retreat, November, 1964. Waveland, MS. (Multiple documents)
1964COFO Identification Papers (You have ze papers, yes?)
1964SNCC Volunteer Interview Format, Late 1964 (after Freedom Summer).
1964COFO Memorandum, Dec. 11. Re changes & rumors.
1964?Memo From John Lewis to SNCC Staff, December, 1964?
1964COFO: Memo to All Staff re Jackson Office Situation, Muriel Tilinghast, SNCC. Late 1964?
1964 CORE Research Program, Judi Nusbaum, CORE Southern Regional Office. December 3, 1965
1964?Memo on SNCC Finances, James Forman, December, 1964?
1964?Southern CORE Staff and Locations. (Undated, possibly from the summer of 1964.)
1964Proposed Yearly Budget Student Voice 1964-1965, SNCC.
1964-68Southern Student Organizing Committee, (Multiple documents).
64? 65? SNCC Staff Directory (Draft) December 64? January 65?
64? 65?We Must Be Allies ... Race Has Led Us Both to Poverty, Bruce Maxwell, COFO White Folks Project. Undated, probably late 1964 or early 1965.
 
1965 Internal Organizational Documents
c1965Example CORE Personnel Information Sheets
1965Documents From CORE Southern Region Workshop, CORE, Southern Office, January 1965
1965Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations, CORE Mississippi Field Staff. (Explains COFO to Louisiana CORE Staff for January 1965 Conference)
1965Notice re Volunteers for Mississippi no longer being accepted, unsigned SNCC. January 1965
1965Memorandum to Friends of SNCC, Betty Garman. January 15, 1965. (Re SNCC finances, fund raising, financial reports, etc)
1965Notice: Volunteers for Mississippi, SNCC. January, 1965
1965CORE Volunteer Contract. (How, where, when, and why this was used is unknown.)
1965CORE Personell Record: Doratha Smith, January, 1965
1965SNCC Executive Committee Members Elected, February, 1965
1965List of People on Staff, SNCC, month unknown. (Note that SNCC staff changed rapidly.)
1965SNCC: Personnel Committe Report, Murial Tillinghast. (Month unknown.)
1965What is the SNCC Research Department, February.
1965SNCC Staff Memo, Cleve Sellers, February 28, 1965.
1965O-J-T Programs For Students, SNCC Campus Travelers.
1965SNCC Offices in the South, February, 1965
1965?CORE Radio Rules & Codes (Louisiana)
1965Articles of Incorporation, Deacons of Defense & Justice, Louisiana, March. (See Deacons for Defense & Justice for background.)
1965Friends of SNCC Groups, March 1965
1965?Suggestions on Political Activity for SNCC in Washington, Jim Monsonis.
1965On Programs..., Marion Barry, SNCC, May.
1965 Let's Have a Peoples' Conference, Mike Losser, CORE. May, 1965
1965SCLC Financial Report, September 1964 - June 1965
1965SCLC's SCOPE Project, (Multiple Documents).
1965Proposal for the Freedom Information Service, November. Delta Ministry.
1965Relations Between SNCC and MFDP, November. Liz Sutherland.
1965?Memorandum on the Structure of SNCC, Jim Forman.
1965?Some Suggestions in Answer to Questions Raised by the "Memo," Howard Zinn. (Referring to Jim Forman's Memorandum on the Structure of SNCC?)
1965?SNCC: Unsigned memo on organizing & decision-making. Late 1965?
1965SNCC Structure: How to "Open Up" the Organization, Liz Sutherland notes. Nov.
1966?Position Paper: Funds-Sources and Staff Salaries, SNCC. Joann Gavin.
 
1966 Internal Organizational Documents
1966Documents of the Grenada MS Movement, (Multiple Documents).
1966Reflections on Years Past and Years to Come, Andy Young, SCLC.
1966SNCC Internal Education Program, October 1966.
1966SNCC Application Form
 
1967 Internal Organizational Documents
1967Grass Roots Organizing Work (GROW), Dorothy & Bob Zellner. Proposal for organizing & education in an Alabama white community. January, 1967
1967 Don't Shut Me Out! Some Basic Steps Towards Becoming a Good Political Organizer, James Forman, SNCC. February, 1967
1967SCLC Field & Administrative Staff. Roster from 1967 convention (may not be entirely accurate).
1967Memo to SSOC (on organizing whites), Anne Braden.
 
1968 Internal Organizational Documents
1968Draft: To the President, Congress, and Supreme Court of the United States, Unsigned, assumed to be Dr. King and perhaps others associated with SCLC. February 6, 1968
 (Working draft of Economic Bill of Rights explanation for the Poor Peoples Campaign)
1968On the New SNCC, James Forman.
1968Statement of Objectives Adopted by SNCC At It's Annual Meeting of June 1968

** Freedom Movement Research & Analysis **

1960   Intimidation Reprisal and Violence in the South's Racial Crises, 1955-1959, Southern Regional Council, American Friends Service Committee, Church of Christ. See White Citizens Council Formed and Southern States Try to Destroy NAACP for background info.
1961 Demographic-Political Analysis of Freedom Riders, Henry Gerner, 1964.
1963The Condition of Farm Workers in 1963, Fay Bennett, National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF), 1964. Dense, four-page research & analysis.
63? 64?Negro Voting in Louisiana, Baton Rouge Committee on Registration Education. Undated (probably 1963 or 1964)
????Mississippi Registration (laws governing voter registration), Unsigned. Undated
1963The General Condition of the Mississippi Negro, October, 1963. 18-page research report.
1963The Ultimate Conquest of Negro Economic Inequality, Ernest Calloway, NALC, NAACP, January 1964
1963The Power of the Dixiecrats, Tom Hayden. SNCC/SDS, Spring, 1963. (Presented at SNCC conference, then republished by SDS)
1963 Southern Schools: Token Desegregation and Beyond, J. Kenneth Morland. SRC & B'nai B'rith. (See "Massive Resistance" to Integration for background)
1964SNCC Fact Sheet Hattiesburg Mississippi, undated (probably 1964)
1964The Question From Jacksonville, Southern Regional Council (SRC). April 16, 1964.
1964Remarks regarding Mississippi economics, Murray Latimer at Mississippi College. May 30, 1964
1964 Job Discrimination by the Mississippi Employment Security Commission, Joel Dressler, SNCC.
1964 Louisiana Parishes Population Report, CORE Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 19
1964CORE: Information Letter #1, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 19
1964CORE: Information Letter #2, Special Notice to Workers in Cotton Areas, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 20
1964CORE: Information Letter #3, Southern Regional Office Research Department. November 25
1964What Happened in the South (1964 election results), Southern Research Council. November 1964.
1965CORE Louisiana voter registration statistics, 1965
1965The Care and Feeding of Power Structures, Jack Minnis. 1965. Reprinted by New England Free Press. (Researching power structures.)
1965SNCC ~ The General Condition of the Alabama Negro. 28-page report/analysis.
1965CORE ~ Louisiana in Brief. 14-page report/analysis.
1965Example SNCC County-Research Reports:
 Greene County, AL
 Lowndes County, AL
 Americus and Baker Counties, GA
 Bolivar County, MS
1965SNCC: A Special Report on Southern School Desegregation, Fall 1965, Betty Garman, Marion Barry, Sharlene Kranz. (Large file.) (See Massive Evasion of School Integration for background.)
1965Mississippi: A Colony of Standard Oil and Sears, Roebuck, John Perdew, SNCC Research. November 1965
1966?Southern School Desegregation Statistics, unattributed (possibly SNCC)
67? 68? Hungry Children, SRC. Undated (possibly 1967 or 1968 or later)
1970Voices From the South: Black Students Talk About Their Experiences in Desegregated Schools, Betsy Fancher, SRC.

** Legal Documents & Briefs **

1963 Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al, January 1963. Ver 1
Robert Moses et al v Robert Kennedy et al, January 1963. Ver. 2
Re federal failure to defend voting rights
1966District of Columbia v Arthur Kinoy, 1966. Re Kinoy's arrest at HUAC hearing

** Miscellaneous & Uncatagorizable Documents **

????A Guide for the Study of Negro History in the Churches, undated. City Church Project, United Presbytrarian Church.
61-69 Public Opinion Polls on Civil Rights Movement activities, 1961-1969, Gallup Poll, Roper Center for Public Opinion, Louis Harris & Associates, Newsweek, (Compiled by iPoll)
1964Application for Additional Federal Judges During Mississippi Freedom Summer, Lawrence Guyot, Len Holt, J.A. Jordan, Simon Cain. 1964. See 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer for background info.
1965SNCC: The beginning of Ideology, Howard Zinn. January, 1965. (As published in "Freedom North" by the Northern Student Movement.)
1965Letter to Joan Gavin re training Blacks to be nurses. Ruth Steiner, MCHR.
1965CORE: Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality, 16-page brochure.
1965Federal Funds Report #3, re college scholarships. 1965

** Government & Institutional Reports **
(USCCR = U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, NPS = National Park Service.)

1951UNESCO Report on Race
1955Rosa Parks Arrest Report, December 1, 1955. Montgomery Police Dept.
1961Justice: Equal Justice Under the Law. USCCR
1961Voting. USCCR
1961Alabama: Report on the Administration of Justice, 1958- 1961. USCCR
????New Orleans Schools Crises, undated. USCCR
1962Public Schools Southern States. USCCR.
1962Alabama Map: Breakdown of White & Negro Voters.
1962Analysis of Voting Laws Passed: 1962 Regular Session of Mississippi Legislature
1963Report on Mississippi. USCCR.
1963Report to the American People on Civil Rights, President Kennedy.
1963Prince Edward County: The Story Without An End, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. July 1963.
1963Civil Rights. USCCR.
1965The American Promise, LBJ address to Congress on voting rights.
1965Voting in Mississippi. USCCR.
1965To Fulfill These Rights, President Johnson, commencement address at Howard University.
1965Conscience and Confrontation: ... Summer CRM Volunteers, Univ Wisconsin
1967Performance of the FBI in Investigating Violations ..., John Doar. Excerpts, 1967
2009Racial Desegregation of Public Accomodations, NPS
2009Racial Voting Rights, NPS

** Civil Rights Acts (text of) **

Civil Rights Act of 1957
Civil Rights Act of 1960
Civil Rights Act of 1964
Voting Rights Act of 1965
Civil Rights Act of 1966 (Defeated)
Civil Rights Act of 1968
     Fair Housing Act of 1968

** White Racist, Segregationist & Hate **

A few examples of typical segregation laws and racist hate literature.
1950s-64Example Segregation Laws. (Birmingham & Montgomery)
1960Eviction Notice, Letter evicting white civil rights workers from Atlanta apartment for "associating with Colored men on a social basis."
1960Mississippi State Democratic Party Platform, (white-only, pro-segregation)
1961Birmingham: Racist/Hate Leaflet, Unsigned, probably KKK or White Citizens Council.
1963What Have I Personally Done to Maintain Segregation? White Citizens Council newspaper ad from Selma, reprinted by SNCC for fundraising.
1963Excerpts From Campaign Literature, Paul Johnson for Governor Campaign. (White segregationist candidate.)
1965State of Alabama Legislature: Joint Resolution re March to Montgomery, Alabama State Senate. March 19. 1965. See 1965: Selma & The March to Montgomery for background info.
1965White Citizens Council Anti-Civil Rights Recorded Message, Crenshaw County, AL
1965Demonstration Permit, City of Luverne (Crenshaw County) Alabama, August 4, 1965. (For demonstration to take place if Voting Rights Act was not immediately enacted. Since the Act was passed, the protest did not take place.)

See also:

Documents Listed by Organization
List of Repositories, Oral Histories, and Document Archives
Preserving Our History, What to do With Your Freedom Movement Papers
History & Timeline: 1951-1968 — Descriptions of Movement events.
Our Words — Articles & speeches by Movement veterans written at the time.
Reports & Letters From the Field — By Movement veterans.
Photo Album — Movement photos, posters, etc.
Our Thoughts — Retrospectives and later analysis by Movement veterans.
Our Stories — Memories, narratives & interviews of Movement veterans.
Our Thoughts — Analyses and commentaries by Movement veterans.
Discussions — Transcripts of group discussions by veterans.


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