Northern Documents Grouped by Issue

See also Chronological List of Documents From the Northern Wing

Housing   Schools   Employment   Poverty & Labor   Police/Repression   Electoral-Legislative
Southern Support   War, Peace, & Imperialism   Organizational   Other

Background: Los Angeles Movement Documents, 1963-1965

Segregated Housing & Urban Renewal

Background: Northern Residential Segregation
12/17/61 Report re Proposals of the East Harlem Triangle Community Assoc regarding urban renewal plans, Alice Kornegay. New York City
1963CORESouthwest Realty Board Supports Segregation, CORE flyer ("southwest" refers to an area of L.A. county). 1963
6/28/63COREPress release about real estate tycoon Don Wilson, LA CORE.
7/10/63COREPress release protesting Torrance town curfew to block protests, LA CORE.
1964N-VAC  Home Savings Finances Discrimination, unsigned N-VAC flyer.
2/21/64COREAnti-Segregation Action! Unsigned Bruin CORE flyer
3/26/64COREInitiative No!, flyer opposing state constitutional initiative to prohibit civil rights laws such as the Rumford Fair Housing Act. Unsigned L.A. CORE.
6/7/64COREJoin Our Demonstration Now! Flyer for protest at L.A. Realty Board against housing segregation and discrimination
6/23/64COREPassage of Rumsfeld fair housing legislation in the California Assembly, press release. Unsigned, L.A. CORE.
9/19/64 Rumford Act case data for first year, unsigned.
1965N-VACPolitical Program, unsigned N-VAC. Undated 1965
3/2/66FoSDear Friend, list of organizations active on Univ. of Wisconson campus and community. Nealeen? Roohm
3/4/66FoRConference invitation to Lucy Montgomery, Donald Frey, Freedom of Residence (FoR)
3/12/66NSA/FoSAnti-slum housing resolution defeated at NSA meeting (related to Chicago Freedom Movement), Ned Rube?
8/22/66SIMThe Crisis Period, re Chicago Freedom Movement. S.J. Heagin, SIM
9/25/66UCCFRProgram memo, by Don Frey, United Citizens Committee For Freedom of Residence (UCCFR), Illinois

School Segregation

Background: Northern Defacto School Segregation
????LAUSDDilworth Act Relating to Communist-Party Membership, school board's legal basis for "Loyalty Oath."
1962LAUSDBoard rule requiring Loyalty Oath, J.P. Crowther, L.A. Unified School District. Possibly March 1962
1963 CORE Segregated Schools in Los Angeles, 32-page pamphlet. Kenneth Fry, CORE Education Committee. (Probably fall of 1963)
1963UCRCAct Now! Flyer against school segregation. Unsigned UCRC. (probably 1963)
1963UCRCFlyer against school segregation. Unsigned UCRC. (probably 1963
9/19/63CORE  Yes, There IS School Segregation Here flyer. LA CORE.
Fall 63COREBoard of Education Sing-In songsheet, unsigned LACORE.
10/17/63COREFlyer for 3rd study-in against L.A. school segregation. Unsigned L.A. CORE
10/24/63COREFlyer for 4th study-in against L.A. school segregation. Unsigned CORE.
11/2/63COREReport on All Night Sit-in at Board of Education, Bruce Hartford, N-VAC/Bruin CORE.
1963LAUSDResponse mailing to protesters, Georgiana Hardy, President BoE. November 7 1963
11/11/63COREDaily Bruin article on BoE sit-in
1964?COREFor Whom the (School) Bell Tolls, flyer opposing school segregation, Pasadena CORE. (Possibly 1964)
1964 The Freedom Movement In Boston, by Noel Day, St. Mark Social Center. 19-page analysis.
4/64COREStop Double Sessions in Our Schools! L.A. CORE flyer. (probably mid April 1964)
9/64CORETo the Public: An Extreme Measure?, flyer about fast against school segregation. Unsigned L.A. CORE
9/64COREWhy We Are Demonstrating, flyer opposing school segregation. Unsigned L.A. CORE
10/10/64COREAnother Mass Study-In at L.A. Board of Education flyer.
10/24/64COREAll Night Vigil at the Board of Education, protest flyer
10/24/64COREFourth Weekly Mass Study-In, flyer for protest at L.A. Board of Education
11/18/67COUPDear Oakland (CA) Teacher, letter by Paul Saxton and 15 organizations rebutting a racist anti-integration pamphlet by a right-wing organization

See also:
Students for a Democratic Society Collection, 1962-1970
Berkeley Free Speech Movement Collection (FSM), 1964
San Francisco State College Collection, 1967-1968
Third World Liberation Front (TWLF) Collection 1968-1970

Employment Discrimination

Background: Northern Job Discrimination
6/51NCASPYours for a Genuine Brotherhood: A Survey of Discrimination in the Healthcare Field in Los Angeles, 39 page pamphlet by National Council of Arts, Sciences, and Profession. Undated (presumed June 1951) [See Stood Here Before for a personal remembrance regarding this document.]
5/52NAACPPatterns of Employment Discrimination, 12-page Crisis reprint-pamphlet by Herbert Hill based on his congressional testimony
12/57UAWFact Sheet, United Auto Workers Fair Practices Dept.
1963CORE   Note to Bruin CORE re White-Only job notice at sorority, anonymous. (probably fall 1963)
12/63COREDon't Support Job Discrimination, unsigned CORE (later N-VAC) against Wichstand drive-in.
63? 64?BAGCase Study in Direct Action: The Boston Action Group vs Wonder Bread. Unsigned. Undated (probably late 1963 or sometime in 1964)
1964?Ad HocThe Ad Hoc Committee to End Discrimination Needs Your Help, fund appeal flyer. (probably fall 1964)
1/30/64CORESafeway negotiations with CORE, E.A. Saunders, Safeway, press-release by L.A. CORE.
2/64COREBoycott Lucky Stores to End Discriminatory Hiring, flyer by unsigned U.C. Berkeley Campus CORE
2/1/64CORESafeway Gives in to CORE's Demands, membership bulletin. L.A. CORE.
1964UCRCMemo to members re protests against discrimination by Ralph's sumermarkets, Earl Walter, UCRC. February 21, 1964
3/64N-VACFact Sheet on Van De Kamp's Action, unsigned. (probably March '64)
3/6/64Ad HocJoin the Sheraton-Palace Protest flyer, unsigned Ad-Hoc Committee to End Discrimination
3/14/64N-VAC Come Join Us, Van de Kamp's sit-in flyer. Unsigned.
3/17/64UCRCDear Friend mailing re agreement with Ralph's Stores, Earl Walter, UCRC.
3/21/64N-VAC Van de Kamp's Discriminates Against Negroes This Must be Changed Now, sit-in flyer. Unsigned.
2/64N-VACRevised Employment Statistics of Van de Kamp's, Bruce Hartford, N-VAC. (probably early February 1964)
2/19/64N-VACBoycott of Van de Kamp's Called for Thursday, unsigned N-VAC press release (probably by Mari Goldman). February 19, 1964
2/21/64UCRCMemo to members re protests against discrimination by Ralph's sumermarkets, Earl Walter, UCRC.
2/21/64COREAnti-Segregation Action! Unsigned Bruin CORE flyer
2/21/64N-VACDon't Buy Van De Kamp's, first boycott flyer, unsigned. (probably February 21st 1964)
1964N-VAC N-VAC picket line song sheets, undated (probably April, May, or June of 1964)
1964N-VACDon't Eat Here, Van de Kamp's boycott flyer. Bruce Hartford, N-VAC. (probably April-July, 1964)
1964N-VACN-VAC Protests Van de Kamp's Racist Hiring Practices, Bruce Hartford, N-VAC. (probably April-July, 1964)
1964N-VACDon't Buy at Van de Kamp's, Bruce Hartford, N-VAC. (probably April-July, 1964)
4/64NAACPCadillac: Biggest Demonstration Ever, Massive Civil Disobedience flyer, unsigned San Francisco NAACP. April 1964
4/4/64COREWhy We Are Demonstrating! unsigned L.A. CORE flyer re employment discrimination by radio station KFWB.
4/5/64N-VAC Van De Kamps Discriminates Against Negroes This Must Stop Now, protest flyer. Bruce Hartford, N-VAC
4/10/64N-VAC N-VAC Invites You to Hear Gloria Richardson, leader of the Cambridge Non-Violent Action Committee. Flyer.
4/22/64COREDiscrimination in Hiring: How Much is it Worth?, protest flyer re Oakland restaurants. Unsigned Berheley CORE
4/23/64COREThe Restaurants Are Putting Up a Helluva Fight...But We Shall Overcome, protest flyer re Oakland restaurants. Unsigned Berheley CORE
4/26/64N-VAC N-VAC Freedom Rally flyer
4/27/64UCRCDear Friend mailing re negotiations and action against Thriftymart, Earl Walter, UCRC.
4/29/64UCRCBoycott Thriftymart Stores flyer, unsigned UCRC.
1964COREMore Action, Not Less Will Win!, Bruin CORE Bank of American flyer. (probably May or June of '64)
5/64COREPosition Paper - Bank of America Project, unsigned CORE
5/64COREWhy Are We Picketing? Picket line flyer. Unsigned CORE. Undated (probably late May 1964)
5/64CORERules for Picketers, Unsigned CORE (possibly Bakersfield). Undated (probably late May 1964)
5/64CORELegal arguments re rights of minors to participate in protests, Unsigned CORE (probably California). Undated (possibly May 1964)
5/16/64N-VAC Are You Free? Have You Ever Done Anything for Your Freedom?, Boycott Van de Kamps flyer, Bruce Hartford, N-VAC
5/22/COREPress Release: Bakersfield CORE to picket Bank of America, Unsigned CORE
5/22/64COREBruin CORE Action Bulletin No. 1, protest flyer against Bank of America
5/22/64COREI.O.U. Equal Job Opportunities, boycott Bank of America flyer, L.A. CORE
5/29/64BofAAdvertisement opposing CORE employment-discrimination protests, Bank of America (published in UCLA Senior Bruin newspaper
5/29/64COREFlyer protesting racially-motivated flyer by Vickers Inc. Unsigned L.A.CORE.
5/27/64CORELocal Negro Leaders Praise Both Pickets and Bank of America, Unsigned. Probably distributed by Bakersfield CORE
5/27/64N-VAC Stop! Don't Buy at Van DeKamp's, boycott Van de Kamps flyer
5/27/64COREBank of American campaign report, Chet Duncan, CORE Western Region.
5/28/64N-VAC 4 N-VAC members found guilty; charges against 6 juveniles dismissed. Van de Kamps sit-in arrest & trial.
5/29/64COREMass Picketing Bank of America, flyer, by Berkeley and Campus CORE
6/10/64COREProposed plan of action against Bank of America, Bill Bradley, Will Ussery, Western Region CORE
6/11/64N-VAC N-VAC Demonstrators Go To Jail, press release about jail sentences for protesting employment discrimination at Van de Kamps
6/13/64N-VAC This Man Has Been Found Guilty of Protesting Racial Discrimination, Van de Kamp's flyer. Unsigned.
6/19/64COREJobs for Negroes and Non-Whites at Bank of America Thanks to CORE, flyer. Unsigned, Bruin CORE.
6/24/64N-VAC Jailed N-VAC Demonstrators Demand 5 More Days in Jail, unsigned press release.
6/26/64COREProtest at Bank of America, press release. Unsigned, Bruin CORE.
Summer65AdHocRally flyer, rallies to support jailed S.F. sit-in students at U.C. Berkeley and San Francisco. Unsigned (possibly AdHoc Committee Against Discrimination)
7/64COREWhy We Say Bank of America Discriminates
7/7/64N-VAC Letter to parents of protesters arrested during a sit-in, Hugh Manes, ACLU attorney
7/10-15N-VAC Van de Kamps injuction against the sip-in tactic
Injunction, declaration of service #1
Injunction, declaration of service #2
Declaration of Robert Hudecek
Declaration #2 of Robert Hudecek
Declaration of Russel I. Kelly
Declaration #2 of Russel I. Kelly
Declaration of Everett W. Brown
Order to Show Cause in re Contempt
7/13/64UCRCDear Friend mailing re shop-ins and protests against Thriftymart Stores, Brookins & Walter, UCRC.
7/24/64N-VAC Eight Convicted at Civil Rights Trial, L.A. Times newsclip
1964N-VAC Note (handwritten) from Lincoln Heights jail, Woodrow (Woody) Coleman. 1964
1964N-VACHandwritten courtroom sentencing notes, Bruce Hartford N-VAC. (probably late summer or early fall of 1964)
8/3/65N-VAC Letter to Bruce Hartford re Los Angeles sit-in trial, Hugh Manes, Attorney
8/10/64N-VACN-VAC to demonstrate against Van de Kamps during trial, unsigned press release
9/64CORECampus CORE: Read the CORElator flyer, by unsigned U.C. Berkeley Campus CORE
9/4/64COREBail-raising party flyer (Bank of America victory), unsigned Bruin CORE
9/18/64AdHocAd Hoc Committee gets unanimous endorsement re employment discrimination by the Oakland Tribune. Alameda Co. Central Labor Committee
10/64N-VACLetter to Ad-Hoc Committee to End Discrimination (S.F. Bay Area) regarding police, arrests & trials. Bruce Hartford, undated (probably October 1964)
10/10/64N-VAC Injunction agasint the Sip-In tactic by Judge Harold Collins.
10/24N-VAC Chronology of protest actions against Van de Kamps employement discrimination Feb 2 - Oct 24, 1964. Prepared for N-VAC press laison Mari Goldman by Bruce Hartford
11/15/65N-VAC Statement by Bruce Hartford to Judge Nebron before being sentenced for a sit-in arrest
12/1/64N-VAC 'Sip-In' Demonstrators Get Suspended Terms, L.A. Times newsclip
12/12/64AdHocAd Hoc's Comin', protest flyer against employment discrimination by the Oakland Tribune. Unsigned Ad Hoc Committee to End Discrimination
12/12/64AdHocPut an End to Discrimination, at the Oakland Tribune. Unsigned Ad Hoc Committee to End Discrimination
12/12/64AdHocRacial employement statistics at Oakland Tribune. Unsigned Ad Hoc Committee to End Discrimination
1967UEOrganized Labor and the Black Worker United Electric Workers (UE). August 1967.

Poverty, Labor & Economic Justice

1963SDSAn Interracial Movement of the Poor? Tom Hayden and Carl Whitman (SDS) 25-page working paper.
3/64 The Triple Revolution: An Appraisal of the Major U.S. Crisis and Proposals for Action, by Ad Hoc Committee. 14-page white paper.
65? 66?SDSThe Grape Society, report on the Delano CA grape workers strike by unsigned SDS. Undated (probably late 1965 or early 1966)
1966SCLCDocuments From the Chicago Freedom Movement, SCLC & others.
1966?NSAThe P.P.C. & The Cooperatives, Unsigned, NSA. Undated
1966?NSAReport re Poor's People's Corperation Personnel Program, Unsigned, NSA. Undated (probably 1966 or 1967)
4/7/66 Grape Pickers Win First Recgognition, Delano grape strike and March to Sacramento. Unsigned

Police & Repression

Background: Northern Police Abuse & Brutality
11/26/54SCUACSubpoena for Kenneth Hartford: before the California Senate Committee on Un-American Activities (SCUAC). [See Stood Here Before for a personal remembrance regarding this document.]
5/9/63CORE  Chief Parker resign! Mother's Day party flyer
6/63YSAThe Indiana "Subversion" Speech June 1963. Transcript of and Q&A about speech by Black socialist Leroy McRae at Univ. of Indiana (Bloomington). (Three student members of the Young Socialist Alliance were indicted on felony sedition charges for promoting and attending McRae's address to over 100 students and faculty.)
1963FoSHoadley's Test Case in Indiana, by Jay Neugeboren (New Republic) reprinted by Friends of SNCC(?). Undated 1963
7/21/63Join Our Demonstration Against Police Malpractice, Ad Hoc Committee Against Police Malpractice (Venice CA CORE).
1963?FoSCommittee to Abolish HUAC, memo/plan by Friends of SNCC (FoS). Undated (possibly fall of 1963)
1964?N-VAC Letter from Lincoln Heights Jail, Woodrow Coleman (handwritten). (Undated, probably 1964)
5/5/64COREChief Parker Resign! flyer opposing police brutality & malpractice. Unsigned CORE.
6/4/64COREStatement to City Council on Police Malpractice, L.A. metropolitan CORE chapters
'65? 66?NSAWisconsin resolution defending W.E.B DuBois Clubs, Unsigned Wisconsin NSA. Undated (1965 or 1966)
5/8/65 United Protest Demonstraton flyer, re harsh sentences imposed on nonviolent protesters, Oakland CA. Citizen Committee of Concern for Justice
7/21/65COREJoin Our Demonstration Against Police Malpractice, flyer. Ad Hoc Committee to End Police Malpractices (aka CORE)
8/65 Plea of a Riot Victim Negro, response to the Watts Uprising (Los Angeles). Unsigned United Veterans Club. Undated (presumed August or September 1965)
10/7/65FoSLetter from William Kunstler to Madison FoS re SISS hearing on "Communist Youth Program"
5/66DuBoisResponse to Attorney General's effort to invoke McCarran Act against W.E.B. DuBois Clubs, Hugh Fowler, Chairman
1968NLGLegal Street Sheets, know your rights re police & judicial system for protesters and citizens. National Lawyers Guild (NLG). Circa 1968. (6 documents)
4/68NLGThe Guild Practioner: Emergency Issue, by National Lawyers Guild. Analyses & response to judicial and policing issues raised by "Report of The National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders" (Kerner Commission). Spring 1968
5/68P&FPControl the Cops Defend Free Speech protest flyer, Unsigned U.C Berkeley Peace & Freedom Party. Undated (May 1968)
1968SNCC SNCC Must Survive!, Unsigned L.A. SNCC. May 4, 1968
10/67 The July Rebellions and the 'Military State', re summer urban uprisings. Jack O'Dell, Freedomways, 4th Quarter 1967


1964CORE  Bruin CORE flyer picket line violence & Republican convention. Unsigned, undated (possibly spring of 1964)
2/21/64COREAnti-Segregation Amendment Action Timetable, Bruin CORE flyer. February 21, 1964
2/21/64COREAnti-Segregation Action! Unsigned Bruin CORE flyer
3/64SDSPolitics 1964 -- Corporatism and Crisis, by Eugene Feingold, Tom Hayden, SDS
3/26/64COREInitiative No!, flyer opposing state constitutional initiative to prohibit civil rights laws such as the Rumford Fair Housing Act. Unsigned L.A. CORE.
4/10/64N-VAC N-VAC Presents Gloria Richardson, Flyer.
9/24/64UCB SDSShould the Left Support Johnson? & Mike Miller on Community Organizing—A Tool For Organzing. Unsigned UCB
10/64N-VAC  Excerpt from Focus on Cambridge by Gloria Richardson. Unsigned N-VAC background info re Prop-14 boycott call. Undated, probably October 1964
10/64N-VACShall We Vote on Democracy???, unsigned N-VAC. Undated, probably October 1964
11/9/64N-VAC Statement to L.A. City Council re proposed Human Relations Bureau
1965N-VACBoycott, Baby, Boycott: N-VAC 16 Point Program, Unsigned. 1965
1965N-VACPolitical Program, unsigned N-VAC. 1965
3/9/66CIPADear Friend, fund appeal by Joshua Alves, Chicago Committee for Independent Political Action.
3/17/65FoSWhy We Go To Capitol Hill To Speak With Our Representatives, Unsigned, MFDP/FoS. March 17, 1965
3/29/65FoSMemo re shortcomings in proposed Voting Rights bill, Margaret Lauren, Friends of SNCC. March 29, 1965
3/24/66 Minutes, Berkeley CA Committee for Independent Political Action, unsigned.
7/64 Dane County resolution on the MFDP and explainer, Dane County WI Democrats
4/66VFPReport on Results of Voters for Peace Poll, Karen Sue Dayno, VFP Chicago, IL. April 1966
8/27/66DuBoisThe White House in August, flyer. DuBois Community Action Movement, Madison WI
66-68? Report of Non-Group on the University, analyses of possible political action in Madison WI university & community. By unsigned. Undated (1966-68)
66-68? Memo discussing university-community political action in Madison WI, by unsigned. Undated (1966-68)
9/24/68FoSPresenting Barry Goldwater, protest flyer by FoS & Ad Hoc Committee Against Extremism

Southern Support

See also Mississippi Freedom Summer Parents-Related Documents
11/60SCLCCaberet for Freedom, Southern Freedom Struggle benefit flyer, Village Gate, NYC. Unsigned
1961OFCA Call for Help, Maurice McCrackin (OFC) (Fayette/Harwood Counties, TN)
61? 62?SSFFFund appeal, Southern Student Fund Appeal, UC Berkeley. Undated (probably Fall 1961 to early 1962)
63? 64?CORE?Rally to Support the Southern Freedom Movement, Unsigned (possibly CORE), Undated (probably June of either '63 or '64)
62? 63?OFCVictims of Voter Registration, A Call for Help from Mississippi, Unsigned, OFC. Undated (probably late '62 or early '63)
62? 63?OFCHarassments, Boycotts, Shootings, regarding Ruleille MS. Unsigned, OFC. Undated (probably late '62 or early '63)
1963OFCNotes on the Delta Area of Mississippi, Jack McArt, Operation Freedom Committee (OFC). February 1963
2/1/63SNCCA Salute to Southern Students, Carnegie Hall benefit flyer. Unsigned SNCC
5/23/63SCLCFreedom in Birmingham, mass march up Market Street flyer, SCLC & San Franciso supporters
11/23/63SNCCAll Star Concert, Carnegie Hall benefit flyer. Unsigned SNCC
1964?FoSDonation/support slip, by Fred Glick Chicago North Shore Friends of SNCC, undated (probably 1964)
1964FoSSupport appeal quoting letter from Harry Belafonte. Monroe Sharp, Chicago Friends of SNCC
1964FoSPetition to President Johnson and Dept of Justice, Undated (probably later 1964)
1964 Statement criticizing Dept of Justice for failing to enforce the law in Mississippi, by faculty members Univ. of Wisconsin. Undated (probably summer 1964)
1964FoSDear Friend of Freedom: Negroes in Mississippi Need Your Help! by George Riddick, Chicago FoS
2/14/64ManyJerico-Jim Crow, Langstan Hughes, benefit performance for CORE, NAACP, SNCC. NYC.
3/11/64FoSFreedom Fast Sing-In flyer with Barbara Dane, unsigned FoS, U.C. Berkeley
3/13/64HCRCCSNCC Night at the Brattle, Joan of the Angels. Harvard Civil Rights Coordinating Committee
3/25/64FoS?Proposal for Medgar Evers chain letter protest, by Henry & Elly Glass, Chicago FoS?
4/5/64FoSLetter from Dottie re assistance for freedom worker.
4/25/64FoSPledge for Action, unsigned Madiscon Committee for Civil Rights, Wisconsin
4/26/64FoSDear Sir, Dick Gregory & Freedom Singer fundraising event. Unsigned Madison WI FoS
4/29/64FoSNote from Dottie Zellner to Howard Zinn re financial problems & restrictions affecting Boston Friends of SNCC
5/27/63FoSLetter from Dottie re assistance for freedom worker and a personnel evaluation
6/14/64FoSDear Friends of SNCC, memo promoting SNCC benefit by Second City. Chicago Area FoS.
6/28/64ManyProtest Vigil Madison WI to demand protection for civil rights workers in the South, unsigned FoS, MCCR, CORE, SDS
1964SNCCThings to Do Now and Throughout the Summer, unsigned SNCC. Probably sent to Friends of SNCC offices nationwide during Freedom Summer. Undated summer 1964
8/8/64FoSBenefit Lawn Party for the Mississippi Summer Project, invitation by Madison FoS
8/28/64?FoSWisconsin Friends of SNCC Report, Gretchen. Undated (presumed August 28, 1964 or possibly 1965)
9/26/64FoSAppeal to Univ. of Wisconson faculty re federal protection for civil rights workers in Mississippi, Alicia Kaplow, FoS
1964FoSNotice about discussions among campus Mississippi volunteers, unsigned Univ. of Wisconson (Madison) FoS. Undated (probably fall 1964)
10/07/64FoSLetter to Pete Seeger asking him to perform at Friends of SNCC concert in Madison Wisconsin, Alicia Kaplow, FoS
  Reply by Peter Seeger's agent declining concert invitation, Harold Leventhal, Agent. 10/22/64
1964FoSTo the Madison Churches, appeal. Jill Godmilow FoS. Undated (probably Fall 1964)
1964FoSMaterials Needed for Mississippi Project, unsigned COFO. Undated (probably Fall 1964)
11/14/64SNCCJerico-Jim Crow, Langstan Hughes, benefit performance for SNCC & WILPF. Philadelphia PA
11/19/64NSAThanksgiving Fast for Freedom, flyer. Unsigned NSA, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison.
11/19/64NSAThanksgiving Fast for Freedom, flyer #2. Unsigned NSA, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison.
11/19/64IECIEC endorses Thanksgiving Fast for Freedom. Gary Cole, IEC, Univ. Wisconsin, Madison.
12/64OACCRCarpenters for Christmas: We Need Your Help, appeal for funds and assistance rebuilding bombed churches in Mississippi. Marcia Aronoff, Oberlin Action Committee for Civil Rights
12/64FoSBay Area Friends of SNCC newsletter, MFDP Congressional Challenge, Westcoast Conference, MCHR, more...
12/1/64FoSDear Friend, invitation to New York SNCC meeting. Alan Reich, Carol Rogoff
12/7/64FoSDear Sir, Christmas fund appeal on behalf of SNCC projects in Mississippi. Unsigned Madison WI FoS
12/22/64MCCNote to Amzie Moore, December 22 1964, Jake Friesen, MCC
'64? '65?FASERequest for Contribution to Support Civil Rights Work, Warner Slack, Univ. of Wisconsin, Undated (Probably 1964 or 1965)
64&65FoSOff-campus speaker permission registration forms for: Stokely Carmichael, Hazel Palmer, Rev. James Bevel, Jim Collier, and Pete Seeger. Madison FoS.
2/1/65FoSMemo re Congressional Challenge petition drive, Dottie Zellner, Joan Reischauer, MA FoS
2/11/65FoSNote to Alice Kaplow re non-profit permit with Post Office, by Ken Champney, FoS Yellow Springs OH
2/11/65FoSDear Alice, thank you note for funds, Lee McCowen. (handwritten)
3/8/65FoSSupporters to join Selma march flyer, by Madison WI FoS
3/15/65FoSReport on Alabama, unsigned Chicago SNCC.
3/10/65FoSProtest Brutality in Selma, flyer by Madison WI FoS
3/12/65FoSDear Alicia, letter from students in Wausau re civil rights & SNCC. Marty Holmquist.
3/15/65UCBSilent March, flyer. Memorial for Rev. Reeb murdered in Selma and other martyrs of the voting rights struggle. Unsigned Interfaith Leadership Council, U.C. Berkeley
3/15/65FoSReport on Alabama, Chicago SNCC
3/22/65FoSLetter of Appreciation for Friends of SNCC, James Sykes, YMCA
3/25/65FoSDear Friends, appeal for financial support for a Mississippi freedom worker, Vince Ferrar? (handwritten)
3/26/65FoSDonation for Selma march, Kristen Christensen, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Madison WI
3/29/65FoSDonation for Selma campaign, Bronson LaFollette, Winsconsin Attorney General
3/29/65FoSDonation, L. Drake, Univ. Wisconsin
3/30/65FoSLetter to FoS re Selma, John Doar, AAG, U.S. Dept. of Justice
4/25/65FoSFreedom Singers: SNCC, flyer for noon rally re MFDP. Unsigned.
4/8/65FoSDonation from Wisconsin Attorney General, Bronson La Follette
5/4/65 UCCDonation from "Mother Courage" theater play fundraiser, Kenneth Friou, UCC
5/5/65Harvey J Badesch, FFFLetter re Food for Freedom and Selma, AL
5/6/65CORELouisiana Summer, 1965, recruitment flyer for Louisiana summer project. U.C. Berkeley CORE
5/6/65 Civil Rights Projects Considered for Support. Unsigned, Univ. Wisconsin Student-Faculty Council. May 6, 1965
5/11/65FoSThank you note, R. W. Fleming, Univ. Wisconsin Regents
5/13/65FoSLetter thanking Alicia Kaplow for presentation to meeting, Maurice Pasch, Univ. Wisconsin Regents
5/22/65FoSDear Sir, thank you note for financial assistance. Eugene Pritchett, Selma AL. (Handwritten)
5/26/65SNCCNote to Alice Kaplow, re financial supporet money order by Margaret L., SNCC
1965FoSTo the Justice Department and U.S. Congress, sign-on letter demanding civil rights enforcement in Alabama. Madison FoS. Undated (probably Spring 1965).
6/10/65FoSFreedom Caravan to Washington DC, re MFDP Congressional Challenge. Unsigned Bay Area FoS
12/65FoSFreedom Christmas Volunteer Now recruitment flyer volunteer voter registration in the South. U.C. Berkeley Friends of SNCC
2/66OFCHelping Across the South, Operation Freedom, 2/66
2/16/66FoS3-1/2 Cents A Day For Justice, fund appeal. Unsigned, SNCC.
2/25/66FoSEmergency fund appeal letter for SNCC to Lucy Montgomery, Monroe Sharp
3/66 Note to Mrs. Montgomery re fundraising ideas for Mississippi (handprinted), Donna Holabird
3/18/66FoSTent Cities. Unsigned, SNCC. 3/18/66
3/26/66FoSInvitation to reception for Julian Bond, by Chicago Friends of SNCC and supporters
4/26/66FoSDear Friend of Freedom, fund appeal from Monroe Sharp, SNCC Freedom Center, Chicago
7/7/65SenateBoiler plate response from Sen. Edward Kennedy to Lucy Montgomery about her opposition to Coleman judicial appointment
7/16/66FoSDear Friends of SNCC, memo and fund appeal re Black Power and SNCC's new leaderhsip by Sylvia and Charles Fischer, Chicago FoS.
7/18/66FoSSupport the Black Panther Party! flyer re Alabama Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO). Unsigned U.C. Berkeley Friends of SNCC (FoS)
8/6/66FoSParties to Support the Black Panther Party - Alabama Lowndes County Freedom Organization (LCFO). Unsigned Fos
8/11/67OFCOperation Freedom letter re economic aid needed for victims of racist repression, Unsigned OFC. August 11, 1967
10/16/67OFCLetter to Amzie Moore, from Maurice McCrackin, OFC re Operation Freedom (MS) 10/16/67
11/20/67OFCLetter to Amzie Moore, from Maurice McCrackin (OFC), re funds (MS) 11/20/67
65-66Correspondence thread re activists & college admissions
Unsigned SNCC: Letter to Alicia Kaplow re admissions to Univ. of Wisconsin 12/3/65
Ruth Doyle, UW: Memo re Negro Students, questions/answers. 12/30/65
Dave Achibald, SNCC: Letter re striking high school students in Forrest City AK, 2/8/66
Ruth Doyle, UW: Response re Forrest City students & Univ of Wisc., 2/11/66
Esther Heifetz, SNCC: Letter re Forrest City student situation, 2/25/66
12/14/64FDCSupport mobilization letter for MFDP Congressional Challenge, Al Raby, Freedom Democratic Clubs, Chicago IL
12/18/67OFCLetter to Amzie Moore, from Ernest Bromley (OFC), re aid (MS) 12/18/67

War, Peace, & Imperialism

This section contains documents related to peace and general anti-war, anti-imperialism efforts prior to 1965. And local anti-Vietnam War activities through 1970.

See also: Vietnam War & Draft Resistance — 1965-1970

1955PDCWhat Happened on June 15?, 15-page pamphlet about arrest of 29 anti-war activists who protested a New York City civil defence mobilization. Arthur Brown, Provisional Defense Committee. June 15, 1955
1955PDCFund-appeal letter, for arrested anti-war activists. Dorothy Day, A.J. Muste, Provisional Defense Committee
1963SPUStudent Peace Union Constitution 1962-63. Unsigned SPU
1/63SPUSPU Peacemaker, SoCal newsletter.
4/63SPUStudent Peace Union Bulletin, unsigned SPU. (14 pages)
3/64 The Triple Revolution: An Appraisal of the Major U.S. Crisis and Proposals for Action, by Ad Hoc Committee. 14-page white paper.
9/29/64PCDCMemo to Madison WI FoS re Indictment of Patricia Coatsworth (Cuba travel), Joan Wallach, PCDC
3/19/65SDSMarch 19 Student Action Against American Support of South African Apartheid, Peace Research and Education Project of SDS. March 19, 1965
65? 66?????Satyagraha in South Africa, by Fatima Meer. Undated (possibly 1965-1967)
6/5/65TTPOur Work for a World Without War, leadership seminar. Jack Bollens, Turn Toward Peace (TTP)
12/1/65SNCCLetter to Alcia Kaplow re SNCC's position on Vietnam and the draft. Margaret, SNCC
2/25/66SANEDear Friends letter about Fulbright hearings and opposition to the Vietnam War, Robert Cleland, Chicago SANE
4/17/65SDSAgainst the Vietnam War, speech by Paul Potter, SDS at mass protest in Washington DC
1966?UWThoughts on the Next Steps at Wisconsin (re anti-Vietnam War efforts) and creation of community, 1966, by Williams. Undated (possibly first half of 1966)
4/15/66 Proposed Vietnam War debate rules & procedures, L.T. Wylie Citizens Committee, April 15, 1966
4/66VFPReport on Results of Voters for Peace Poll, Karen Sue Dayno, VFP Chicago, IL. April 1966
6/28/65CNVADear Mrs. Montgomery, letter re Washington DC protests against Vietnam War. A.J. Muste
7/9/65AUPDear Mitch, unsigned note about August 6th Congress of Unrepresented People (later changed to "Assembly") in Washington. (Possibly from Lucy Montgomery.)
9/65DuBoisThe Coordinator, W.E.B. DuBois Club (SoCal) newsletter focusing on Anti-Vietnam coaltion. Undated (possibly September 1965)
4/27/66NORCFund appeal letter re public opinion research on Vietnam War, by Peter Rossi, National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
4/28/66 Letter & information challenging legality of and facts about Vietnam War, by L.T. Wyly
7/21/66NCCDear Tom, letter from Laura Foner to Tom Canterbury re SNCC White Folks Project and anti-Vietnam War work
5/9/67 Vietnam Summer, draft call/proposal. Unsigned Vietnam Summer, Cambridge MA
5/18/67 Plans for Demonstration at Milwaukee Induction Center, anti-Vietnam War, anti-draft action committee.
6/67SDSU.S. Policy Towards China Since World War II, draft study-guide by Henry Haslech Jr, SDS Radical Education Project
6/28/67WINAtlanta Workshop in Nonviolence Newsletter, June 29, 1967
1967VariousStop the Draft Week, October 1967. (16 documents)
1967 The Days We Seized the Streets in Oakland, Stop the Draft Week, October 1967. The Movement newspaper. 11/67. 16 pages.
12/67UCBCrisis Report: An Analyses of the Present Struggle at Berkeley, 16-page pamphlet. Committee of Graduate Students. Undated December 1967
12/67UCBCrisis Report Number Two, 8-page paper, Irwin Silber, Campus Stop the Draft Week and Movement Against Political Suspensions. December 1967
Fall '67SFSCEnd Campus Complicity With the Vietnam War, San Francisco State College
  ROTC & War-Recruiters Off-Campus (14 Documents)
  War Crisis Convocation (16 Documents)


10/16/43NCNWFlyer, Interracial Workshop and Monster Mass Meeting. National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). New York City.
1950sSLIDThe Student Movement in the 50s, a Reminiscence. Andre Schriffrin. Radical America, 1968
12/57NCNWNCNW SF Committee Roster, 1956-1957. Unsigned. Undated (probably November or December 1957)
11/61CORENorthwest Area CORE-LATOR, newsletter,
50s? 60s?NCNWNational Council of Negro Women (NCNW) Constitution, U.C. Berkeley chapter. Undated (possibly 1950s)
1963CORE  Welcome to CORE, flyer for new members. 1963
1963COREBruin CORE recruitment flyer, unsigned, undated (probably fall or winter 1963)
1963COREAnti-Bruin CORE flyer attacking Bruin CORE, unsigned. (probably fall or winter 1963)
1963?NSMNorthern Student Movement Coordinating Conmittee Budget, unsigned. Undated (possibly 1963)
4/63WRLDear Friend letter to WRL supporters re relationship of peace and civil rights movements. Bayard Rustin, WRL
7/63CORELA CORE organizing calendar.
8/63CORELA CORE organizing calendar
9/63CORESo You Are Willing to Be Arrested, LA CORE arrestee form. (probably September '63)
9/17/63COREProtest Birmingham Murders flyer, unsigned Berkeley CORE
1963COREDuties of Monitors, protest instructions. Unsigned LA CORE. (probably Fall 1963)
10/63CORESupport for CORE Action Projects, Woodrow Coleman L.A. CORE Action Committee.
10/17/63COREDefaced Campus CORE flyer (possibly UCLA). (Note official stamp of approval from campus administration permitting the flyer to be posted on bulletin boards as was required prior to the Free Speech Movement of Fall 1964.)
1963COREAction Committee Memo & Agenda, Woodrow Coleman L.A. CORE. October 14, 1963
11/14/63CORERevised L.A. CORE Constitution, adopted November 14, 1963
11/30/63COREL.A. CORE Active Membership Bulletin
12/63CORELetter demoting 17 members of L.A. CORE (the result of a "more-protests" vs "fewer-protests" internal split)
12/16/63COREL.A. CORE Active Membership Bulletin
63? 64?FoSFriends of SNCC Constitution and By-Laws, Madison WI. Undated (probably 1963 or 1964)
1963-64SDSStudents for a Democratic Society national brochure.
1964COREFundraising questionaire for L.A. CORE members, undated 1964
1964COREFundraising Brochure, L.A. CORE,
1964COREActive member questionaire, L.A. CORE. (possibly late 1963 or early 1964)
1964N-VACArrest consent & instructions form, Unsigned, N-VAC. 1964
1964N-VACN-VAC Membership Application, Non-Violent Action Committee. 1964
1964N-VACNon-Violent Action Committee stationary, undated 1964
1964N-VAC Nonviolent training session notes #1, (handwritten), undated 1964
1964N-VAC Nonviolent training session notes #2, undated 1964
1964N-VAC Nonviolent training session notes #3, undated 1964
1964N-VAC Nonviolent training session notes #4 (annotated during session), undated 1964
1964N-VAC Nonviolent training session script (handwritten), undated 1964
2/64COREL.A. CORE Organizing Calendar
2/1/64COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
2/19/64COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
1964COREStudy History by Living It! Volunteer for Los Angeles CORE's Freedom Summer, undated flyer (probably April or May of 1964)
1964DuBoisA Letter From the Los Angeles Organizing Committee, recruitment flyer. W.E.B. DuBois Club. (probably late summer or early fall, 1964)
1964DuBoisThe W.E.B. DuBois Clubs of America, Berkeley Branch, recruitment brochure. (probably early fall, 1964)
3/64COREFreedom News, by Madison WI CORE. Undated (probably March 1964)
3/64COREL.A. CORE Organizing Calendar
3/64COREL.A. CORE-Lator, newsletter. Vol 1, Num 1
3/1/64SDS/ERAPProspectus for Economic Research and Action Project in Chester PA, summer 1964
4/64COREL.A. CORE Organizing Calendar
4/16/64CORELetter re the suspension of Brooklyn CORE (because of the Worlds Fair "stall-in"), James Farmer, CORE National Director,
4/64CPO/COREErgo & Downdraft, CPO newsletter. New York City (possibly Brooklyn) 17 pages
The Stall-In Worked (Brooklyn CORE, Worlds' Fair)
New Yorks Segregated Schools & Desegregation Effors
Brooklyn CORE Rent Strike
Downdraft (End the Draft)
3/11/64COREDear Friend of Freedom, L.A. CORE recruitment letter, Arthur Silver, Chair, L.A. CORE. March 11, 1964
3/24/64COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
3/28/64COREReserve: March 28, flyer promoting civil rights march. Unsigned Bruin CORE
3/6/64COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
4/4/64COREFreedom Now? Recruitment flyer for protests against job discrimination. Unsigned L.A. CORE
5/30/64N-VAC We're Having a Going Away Party, fundraising flyer for jail-bound protesters. Unsigned, N-VAC
1965?SDSSDS Needs Staff application form. Unsigned, SDS. Undated (possibly 1965)
1/20/65FoSFriends of the Mississippi Project Newsletter, Vol.1 No.1
5/19/65COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
6/2/64COREL.A. CORE Membership Bulletin
6/3/64N-VAC Statement on L.A. situation criticizing "moderate" leaders and calling for militant protests
7/64YAUYouth Action Union Newsletter
8/3/64COREMemo to members re PR parnership with L.A. Free Press, Sylvia Richards, L.A. CORE
9/64DuBoisWest L.A. DuBois Club flyer, unsigned
9/1/64CORELetter to Freedom House organizing committee re withdrawal of support for West Oakland project. Gretchen Kittridge, Campus CORE (UC Berkeley)
10/64CORESouthern California CORE-Lator newsletter. Vol 1, Num 2
10/23/64N-VAC Flyer advertising bail-bond fundraising party for jailed protesters. Unsigned N-VAC
10/23/64N-VAC Freedom Now! Party, bulletin board sign for bail-bond fundraising party for jailed protesters. Unsigned N-VAC
10/24/64COREBruin CORE Party, flyer for fundraising party. Unsigned N-VAC
1964N-VACNotes on the History of the Non-Violent Action Committee, Bruce Hartford (N-VAC), November 1964
11/3/64COREL.A. CORE Active Membership Bulletin
11/16/64UCB COREMemo to other CORE chapters, Bryson Collins, U.C. Berkeley CORE
1964UCB CORECampus CORE Activities: Nov '63 - Nov '64, U.C. Berkeley CORE. (late November or early December 1964)
12/1/64COREL.A. CORE Organizing Calendar
12/64FosMeeting invitation, by Univ. Wisconsin to Alicia Kaplow, FoS. 12/1/64
Meeting invitation, by Univ. Wisconsin to Alicia Kaplow, 12/28/64
1965SDSERAP Fall Program Report to the National Council, Rennie Davis, SDS. 1965
3/29/65FoSCall for national student-organizing workshops in conjunction with April Vietnam protest, Unsigned, FoS. March 29 1965
4/12/65FoSNote requesting information on SNCC, Judy Ohnesorge
4/15/65FoSLetter denying postal bulk rate to FoS, John Whitmore, USPS
4/17/65FoSNote re Working in The Movement (handwritten), Collin Minert
5/4/65FoSLetter re fundraising and donation, Kenneth Friou, UCC
5/65FoSReports by the Staff of the Chicago SNCC Freedom Center, Monroe Sharp
6/7/65SDSInstitute on Organizing for Social Action, SDS-ERAP, June 7-14
6/13/65SDSWon't You Come? SDS National Convention, Camp Maplehurst, Kewadin MI.
7/65 Note from D. Gorton to Lucy Montgomery re equipment fundraising idea.
9/9/65COREProposal: New Direction of Los Angeles CORE, Don Smith, Chairman.
11/65?SNCCAnnotated notes on Urban Organizing report by Ivanhoe Donaldson and discussion thereof, "Liz Sutherland (Betita Martinez), SNCC
Fall '65SDSTo whom it may concern in SDS, a snarky criticism. Bruce Hartford
12/22/65FWPEl Malcriado, No. 26. Farm Worker Press (National Farm Workers Association - NFWA)
1/12/66SWAPAnnouncement from Friends of Student Woodlawn Area Project, Chicago, IL. Ann Cook,
1/26/66TTPLetter to Ken Montgomery re Turn Towards Peace strategy and future, Lowell Sachnoff, TTP. Chicago IL
3/16/66AFSCAmerican Friends Service Committee 1966 Nonviolence Program, Madison WS. Dr. John Anderson
5/11/66ULChicago Urban League fund appeal, Edwin Berry, ExDir.
6/24/1966NSMStrategies to meet evolving challenges, William Strickland, NSM
1966 Unite! Newsletter of UNITED (United Neighbors Integrated Through Education and Dedication), Richmond CA. Undated.

Miscellaneous & Other

????CADoJIncident information form, California Department of Justice.
1963?NYCWhat You Should Know to Get Rid of Rats, New York City Dept. of Health. (possibly 1963)
8/63HEPNeighborhood Commons Project, unsigned Harlem Education Project.
11/18/63CORE  Press release supporting Hopi tribe, Unsigned L.A. CORE.
11/29/63SCLCCEqual Time on Radio and TV, memo re how to complain and oppose racist & right-wing domination of media. Unsigned SCLCC
63? 64?SDSLiberal Analysis and Federal Power, Tom Hayden, SDS. Undated (probably late 1963 or early 1964)
1964 Help? — Help? flyer opposed to the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Unsigned anti-civil-rights group (probably from Wisconsin). Undated (probably later 1964)
5/8/64ISAFlyer protesting visit by Shah of Iran to UCLA, Iranian Students Association
9/1/64LATCommunists and the U.S. Negro, editorial linking civil rights activities to communism, Los Angeles Times.
8/3/64COREStem the Tide of Hate, joint statement against formation of White Citizens Council in L.A.
11/18/64FoSMemo to FoS from Dominican Sisters, re film and volunteers
????NSM Community Organization in the Ghetto, A Critique, by Bill Strickland, NSM. Undated (possibly 1964 or '65 or later)
1965NSMFreedom North, publication of Northern Student Movement (NSM). 10 articles, 20pages. Saul Alinsky, Richard Cloward, Staughton Lynd, Fred Powledge, William Strickland. Undated (presumed 1965, possibly Jan)
2/65YDPacific Scene (formerly Young Democrat), George Ballis. Bob Moses universal questions, UC regents vs farm workers, CORE & NAACP in San Francisco.
4/8/65SNCCNational gathering of students in Washington DC., Nancy Cooper, SNCC. April 8, 1965
11/5/65FoSPersonal note to Alicia Kaplow, William Kunstler
2/1/66CCDBRMemorandum: HUAC Appropriations & Contempt Citations, Richard Criley, CCDBR
2/5/66 What Can Be Done in Illinois to Advance the Causes of Peace, Civil Rights, and Equality of Opportunity, conference flyer. Unsigned
2/9/66CCDBRLetter to Lucy Montgomery, re Chicago Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights, Richard Criley, CCDBR
12/4/66 Minuteman & Patriotic Party Special Bulletin. Racist & material that smears named civil rights workers
66? 67? Where It's At Research Guide for Community Organizing, Paul Booth, Mimi Feingold, Carl Wittman, Jill Hamberg. Undated (possibly 1966 or 1967)
????UnsignedSong lyrics. Unsigned. Undated (probably mid to late 1960s)
1/12/67UFWOCFarm Workers Press stock certificate and staff photo, unsigned UFWOC.
4/68SDSThe Americana Game, San Francisco State College SDS.
1968COREBlack Power Rally Against Columbia University flyer, unsigned New York-Harlem CORE. 4/20/68
12/68SDSA History of the New Left, 1960-1968, by James O'Brien, SDS & Radical America. 32-page pamphlet.
7/75 Class Analysis: United States in the 1970s, by Judah Hill. Marxist (New Left) analysis/taxonomy based on 1970 Census data. 105 pages, large file.

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