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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 are arranged alphabetically by geographical location (Boxes 3-8) and alphabetically by subject (Boxes 8-9). All photographs are listed at the item level.

Of note are copies of the Core-lator, the Congress of Racial Equality's (CORE) bimonthly newsletter, which reported on civil rights marches, protests, and voter registration drives; a police pass issued to Moore by the Memphis Police Department following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in April 1968; reports from the Scholarship, Education and Defense Fund for Racial Equality, Inc. (SEDFRE); and booklets written by or featuring Moore.

Also included are correspondence, newspaper clippings, publications for the African American Youth Congress and the National Black Catholic Congress (1987-1997), as well as other collected articles and publications (1977-1999), honors, and videocassettes (1995-1997) on Tulane University training, the African Youth Congress (1995), and the National Center for the Urban Community at Tulane and Xavier University.

This collection was processed under a grant from the Council for Library and Information Resources.


  • Created: 1959-2004
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1972
  • Other: Date acquired: 04/16/1997


Conditions Governing Access

The Ronnie Moore papers are open and available for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright to these papers has not been assigned to the Amistad Research Center. It is the responsibility of an author to secure permission for publication from the holder of the copyright to any material contained in this collection.


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Arrangement Note

The papers are arranged by general format, with photographs, originally housed in albums grouped alphabetically by place.

Technical Access Requirements

16 mm film reels of the documentary, Louisiana Diary (1963) and two video tape reels are unavailable for use.

Source of Acquisition

Ronnie M. Moore

Method of Acquisition


Accruals and Additions

Addition received 01/07/2004

Related Materials

The Amistad Research Center holds the Charles Sherrod papers, the Gwendolyn Midlo Hall papers, and the microfilm of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) records, which are closely related topically to the Ronnie Moore papers.

Processing Information

This collection was proccessed in February 2010 by A. Moore and L. Thomson.

Ronnie Moore papers
Amber L. Moore
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Repository Details

Part of the Amistad Research Center Repository

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