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Congress of Racial Equality


Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Nils R. Douglas papers

Identifier: 128
Scope and Contents The Nils R. Douglas papers consist primarily of items collected or generated by attorney Nils R. Douglas, concerning Louis Andre Martinet and the legal society that bears his name, in addition to those concerning the case of Plessy v. Ferguson and the life of Homer A. Plessy. In addition, the bound personal manuscripts of Nils Douglas reflect his years as a prominent civil rights attorney, representing activists from the Congress of Racial Equality along with his law partners Robert F....
Dates: Created: 1893-1967; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1979

Spiver Gordon oral history interview

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2119
Scope and Contents

This small collection is made up of a single audiocassette of a January 1984 interview with Spiver Gordon, a field secretary for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) who served in Plaquemine, Baton Rouge, and Monroe, Louisiana. The interviewer is unidentified. 45 minute recording, side 1 only.

Dates: Created: 1984; Other: Date acquired: 11/03/2011

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall papers

Identifier: 163
Scope and Contents The papers of historian Gwendolyn Midlo Hall are comprised of correspondence; professional working papers, including applications, reports, resumes, and grants; professional writings, including book and chapter drafts, essays, and lectures; and research materials including articles, news clippings, interviews, notes, vital records, and publications in English, French and Spanish.  The collection includes reproductions of research materials and research notes dating from 1705-1820 and...
Dates: Created: 1943-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1970s-2001; Other: Date acquired: 06/01/1972

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall papers addenda

 Collection — Container: 1 Box
Identifier: 163-1
Scope and Contents

This addition consists of research materials and notes in the form of negative and positive photocopies of articles, hand script and typescript notes and copies of original correspondence. Topics covered in the files regarding civil rights activities in Jonesboro and Bogalusa, Louisiana, the Deacons for Defense and Justice, the Congress of Racial Equality, and the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: Created: 1964-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/2004

Connie Harse papers

Identifier: 573
Scope and Contents The Connie Harse papers include materials gathered or produced by Harse related to her years in New Orleans, and specifically her membership in the Congress of Racial Equality. Materials include photographs of CORE demonstrations against lunch counter segregation in New Orleans and an issue of the CORE-lator with an article on the demonstrations, photographs of St. Charles Avenue, Charles DeGaulle's visit to New Orleans, an anti-nuclear demonstration at...
Dates: Created: 1959-1965; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1999

Ronnie Moore papers

Identifier: 531
Scope and Contents The bulk of this collection consists of photographs (1964-1972) from Moore's involvement with different civil rights activities including the 1965 Voter Registration Drives in Florida, Mississippi, and South Carolina; Economic Development Commission Projects in Mississippi, Maryland and Washington D.C.; conferences; elections; and demonstrations in Louisiana, Mississippi, and North Carolina; and other activities in the South, Connecticut, Indiana, New Hampshire, and Virginia. Photographs...
Dates: Created: 1959-2004; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1972; Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1997

John O'Neal papers

Identifier: 279
Scope and Contents The papers highlight the personal and professional life of John M. O'Neal, Jr. The John O'Neal papers consist of 25.94 linear feet and document O'Neal's artistic style and vision as an African American actor, director, playwright, and community and civil rights activist. The papers are of interest for studying the southern Black Arts Movement and more specifically the Black Theater Movement; the Free Southern Theater; the Civil Rights Movement; voter rights registration; race relations;...
Dates: Created: 1927-1999; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1989; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1983

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Race relations -- Louisiana 3
Sound recordings 3
African American history 2
Civil rights demonstrations -- Louisiana -- New Orleans 2
Civil rights workers 2