Civil Rights Papers

Civil Rights Papers

 

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  • Burnham, Louis E. (New York: Freedom Associates, 1955)
    Faint vertical crease through center where long ago this was folded and put in a pocket, otherwise, only very light wear and expected aging. This is a fiery pamphlet regarding human rights abuses against African-Americans ...
  • National Negro Congress (Washington DC: Washington Council, 1942)
    National Negro Congress. Defense training and jobs for Negroes: Our Wartime Responsibility and Opportunity. Washington DC: Washington Council, 1942. Rare book scan by the Valdosta State University Archives and Special ...
  • Committee for Defense of Civil Rights in Tampa (New York: Committee for Defense of Civil Rights in Tampa, n.d., 1950)
    This pamphlet recounts one of the most notorious Ku Klux Klan atrocities in Florida history. In December, 1935 Joseph Shoemaker and Eugene Poulnot, two Tampa labor organizers with ties to the Socialist Party, were kidnaped, ...
  • DuBois Memorial Committee (New York: Priv. Publish, 1963-02-23)
    This is a special souvenir program for a memorial service held for Du Bois at Carnegie Hall Many photographs and much information about Du Bois’ life and accomplishments.
  • Bernd, Gus (The Georgia Journal, Inc, 1957-09-28)
    The Georgia Journal, September 28, 1957 Ed Bernd, Editor The Journal took up political topics of the day with commentary on Civil Rights issues. Bernd seems to have taken a moderate position, Criticizing both the use ...
  • Faulkner, William; Mays, Benjamin; Sims, Cecil (Southern Regional Council, 1956)
    Three Views of the Segregation Decisions Papers Read At a Session of the Twenty-First Annual Meeting of the Southern Historical Association, Memphis Tennessee. November 10,1955 by William Faulkner, Benjamin Mays, Cecil ...
  • Lawson, Elizabeth (New York: Workers Book Shop, 1939)
    This book was published by a book shop that was affiliated with the Communist Party USA, The book is organized as a series of lessons on African-American history for use in workshops and classes. This is the first printing. ...
  • Georgia Interracial Committee (Atlanta: Georgia Interracial Committee, 1939, 1939-03-03)
    Program: Second Annual Conference Georgia Interracial Committee, March 3.1939 Lists Program of the conference, Conference Committee members and the executives of the Georgia Interracial Committee. This Committee was ...
  • Strozier, Harry S. (Committee for Georgia, 1945)
    Committee For Georgia: Building Together, Affiliated with the Southern Conference for Human Welfare. Harry S. Strozier, Chairman Four-page (includiing covers) pamphlet on this biracial committee, founded in Georgia in ...
  • Woman’s Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the USA (Presbyterian Church in the USA, 1922-04)
    Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections Rarebooks: Civil Rights Papers. Home Mission Monthly. April 1922 Woman’s Board of Home Missions of the Presbyterian Church in the USA. This Presbyterian missions ...
  • Crockett, George W., Jr. (National Non-Partisan Committee to Defend the Rights of the 12 Communist Leaders, 1949)
    Freedom is Everybody's Job!: The Crime of the Government Against the Negro People By George W. Crockett. Jr. This booklet is a portion of Crockett's summation to the jury in the 1948 trial of eleven communist leaders who ...
  • Griffin, Marvin (2014-04-08)
    Marvin Griffin, a staunch segregationist, ran for Governor of Georgia in 1962 against Carl Sanders. Griffin used his segregationist credentials openly and the Confederate flag on his letterhead reflects the famous and ...
  • Vandiver, Ernest (2014-04-08)
    Letter from Georgia gubernatorial candidate, Ernest Vandiver, (he would be elected) to supporters. The letter not so subtly makes reference to segregation issues. After he was elected as a segregationist, Vandiver managed ...
  • Wilkins, Josephine (2014-04-08)
    This letter is from Josephine Wilkins to Calhoun Georgia newspaper Editor, J. Roy McGinty, thanking him for an editorial he wrote on civil rights for Negro citizens. Wilkins was an activist for many social causes in Georgia. ...
  • Unknown author (2014-04-08)
    Broadside from Georgia Democratic Party to African-American voters, in which the Democrats attempt to say that they do more for black citizens than the Republicans. The figures are for 1893, so the broadside probably dates ...