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Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights conference program, 1962-04-13 - 1962-04-14

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Conference program for the conference "The Deep South: Ways and Means to Integration" which was held at St. Paul Methodist Church in Birmingham, AL and hosted by the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights. The conference was also sponsored by the Student Non-Violent Co-ordinating Committee (SNCC) and the Southern Conference Educational Fund. The theme of the conference was "Religion and the struggle for civil rights and civil liberties." Notable participants include: Ella Baker, Ruby...
Dates: 1962-04-13 - 1962-04-14

Anti-Langston Hughes broadsides, 1950s

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443816], Folder: 18
Scope and Contents Two broadsides which describe poet Langston Hughes as un-American Communist traitor. One, produced by the Hicksville Education League of Parents, cites a 1952 House Committee on Un-American Activities report calling Hughes a "traitor to the United States and the rest of the free world," reproduces his poems "Goodbye Christ," "Workers Song," and "Ballad of Lenin," and questions why his poems are recommended reading when John A. Stormer's right-wing,...
Dates: 1950s

Black Panther Party Ministry of Information Christmas card, circa 1969-1970

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 16
Scope and Contents

One of twelve Christmas cards designed by Black Panther Party Minister of Information Emory Douglas, and printed by the Party ca. 1969-70. The cover features Douglas' illustration of a pig in a torn uniform with head, arm, and foot wrapped in bandages and leaning on a crutch, with the caption "Battle Fatigue," alongside an Eldridge Cleaver quote on “What Is a Pig?”

Dates: circa 1969-1970

Civil Rights Congress National Office Chapter Bulletin newsletters, 1952-02-15 - 1952-04-11

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 19
Scope and Contents

Five consecutive issues of the Civil Rights Congress’ bi-weekly newsletter updating supporters on CRC campaigns and instructing chapters on actions they should take. These issues are particularly focused on the trial of Black Communist lawyer William L. Patterson, a leader in the CRC, who contributes an article to one of the issues: “The Time Is Now: The Present Moment Demands a Thorough Understanding of Our Historic Tasks.”

Dates: 1952-02-15 - 1952-04-11

"Free Political Prisoner Marshall 'Eddie' Conway" Partnership for Social Justice flyer, circa 2004

 Item — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 35
Scope and Contents A flyer titled "Free Political Prisoner Marshall 'Eddie' Conway," which was created by Partnership for Social Justice. The flyer calls for a new trial for Black Panther Party member Eddie Conway and a full and open investigation of COINTELPRO, an FBI operation that targeted political activists in the 1960s. Conway was convicted in 1971 for the murder of a police officer; Conway maintained his innocence and claimed to be a political prisoner.The front of the flyer contains...
Dates: circa 2004

Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism

Identifier: MS-0848

The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism in the United States consists of broadsides, photographs, and newspaper clippings that were primarily created around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s.

Dates: 1861 - 2004

NAACP pamphlets, 1954-1963 and undated

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 20
Scope and Contents

Pamphlets produced by the NAACP providing information and statements on notable NAACP supporters, a statement by lawyers on segregationist attacks on the Supreme Court following Brown v. Board of Education, the history of the NAACP, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, federal aid to schools, and an attempt by Mississippi White Citizens Councils to stoke anti-miscegenation hatred using a falsified speech from a fictitious NAACP member.

Dates: 1954-1963 and undated

NAACP report, 1960

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 21
Scope and Contents

A report produced by the NAACP detailing its activities and the status of the civil rights movement at the end of 1960. Topics include student sit-in demonstrations, voting rights, employment opportunities, housing discrimination, and public opinion on civil rights.

Dates: 1960

NAACP Target for 1963 pamphlet, 1961-04

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 22
Scope and Contents A pamphlet produced by the NAACP describing the goals of their Fight for Freedom Campaign, with a target date of 1963 to reach these goals. Goals include expanding job opportunities for Black workers, expanding voter registration and abolishing the poll tax, abolishing the filibuster as a method of preventing civil rights legislation, and ending segregation in housing, schools, transportation, public accommodations (e.g., hotels, restaurants, entertainment businesses, parks), hospitals and...
Dates: 1961-04

Photographs of Black Panther Party members following court verdicts, 1968 - 1971

 File — Box 1: [Barcode: 31151034443782], Folder: 34
Scope and Contents Four black and white photographs of Black Panther Party members as they react to court verdicts, along with information about their cases. In three of the photographs, the people pictured were acquitted of their charges, while the fourth resulted in a prison sentence and a fine.The first photograph, from May 22, 1968, shows H. Rap Brown holding his wife Lynn Doswell's hand after receiving a verdict of a five-year sentence, which he would serve at Attica, and a $2000 fine for a...
Dates: 1968 - 1971