Ronnie Moore papers
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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Language of Materials
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
This collection was proccessed in February 2010 by A. Moore and L. Thomson.
- Ronnie Moore papers
- Amber L. Moore
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