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Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Authority of the President to use Federal Troops in the State of the Union, February 15, 1816

 File — Box 01, Folder: 3
Collection number: Folder 3
Scope and Contents

Copy of Memorandum from Georgia Attorney General Eugene Cook to Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin in 1957 on the subject of the rights of the Federal Government to send troops into a state. This document was prepared after the events at Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. Cook argues that the U.S. Government does not have the right to use troops unless violence has occurred. The Memorandum suggests where Georgia could have gone had men like Griffin remained in power.

Dates: February 15, 1816

Folder 3: SNCC Meeting and Member Notes, 1960s

 File — Box 6, Folder: 3
Collection number: Folder 3
Other Information Untitled, unsigned essay critisizing white involvement in the Civil Rights movement, especially the NAACP and SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee). The essay is written from the perspective of a Black person, (most likely written by Stokely Carmichael).Letter to the Editor (the Gazette): Complaining about Carl T. Rowen's critique of SNCC.A press release from SNCC News Service, concerning Alabama's primary election, May 3rd, (probably 1966). The press...
Dates: Created: 1960s

Folder 4: Stokely Carmichael & SNCC, 1966

 File — Box 6, Folder: 4
Collection number: Folder 4
Scope and Contents Transcripts and articles:Transcript of the Face the Nation Interview with Stokely Carmichael, Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, June 19, 1966.SNCC - 1966 Press Release.Spellman College, Atlanta, Georgia July 25, 1966 transcript of an interview with Stokely Carmichal and Randolph Blackwell.Photo copy of Los Angeles Times Article in which John Lewis discusses changes in SNCC leadership. July 29, 1966....
Dates: Created: 1966

Folder 12: Margaret (Sissy) Leonard Arrest Record, 10/10/1973

 File — Box 6, Folder: 12
Collection number: Folder 12
Scope and Contents

Arrest Record from Freedom Rider experience:

The folder contains a copy of an arrest record from Florida Correctional Institution. The date received was 10/10/73. Not sure if date detained? There is also a list of items she had with her, visitors allowed, a signature from a witness & herself, and a request to mail items to the St. Petersburg Times.

Dates: Created: 10/10/1973

Folder 12: Miscellaneous Newspaper Articles, 1944-1977

 File — Box 2, Folder: 12
Collection number: Folder 12
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings by assorted writers. None appear to have been written by Long. Most cover topics related to school integration, Brown v. The Board of Education, Civil Rights, and communism.

A wedding announcement and an article about a bull riding in a pick up truck are also included.

A copy of the newspaper, Southern Struggle, Vol. 35, no. 3, May-June 1977 is also in the folder.

Dates: Created: 1944-1977

Folder 13: Margaret Bridges Article & Notes, 1958

 File — Box 6, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Article & a notes:

An article by Margaret Bridges "What Can We Do?" about integration. Notebook and notes on segregation, race relations, and southern living.

Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Folder 23: The Atlanta Constitution/ The Chattanooga Times/ Tallahassee Democrat, 1989

 File — Box 5, Folder: 23
Collection number: Folder 23
Scope and Contents

Newspaper clippings:

Section from the Tallahassee Democrat, Feb. 19, 1989 featuring a reprint of a 1965 article by Margaret Long about the Civil Rights movement and Negro Spirituals. The paper was published shortly after Long's death.

Article from the Atlanta Journal, January 30, 1989, written by Celestine Sibley eulogizing Long.

Obituary for Mary Macdonald Reynolds from the Chattanooga Times, December 28, 1989.

Dates: Created: 1989

Item 10: MLK Funeral Program, 1968-04-09

 Item — Item 10
Collection number: 10
Scope and Contents

A funeral program distributed at the memorial service held for Dr. King at Morehouse College on April 9, 1968.

Dates: 1968-04-09

Item 26: Three Garveyites Posters, 1961-08-13, 1963-08-30 - 1963-09-01, 1957-08-27 - 1957-09-01

 Item — Item 26
Collection number: 26
Scope and Contents

Three posters: The first, titled "Calling all Garveyites", annopunced a parade and celebration to be held on August 13, 1961. The second announced the Annual Executive Conference of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.) to be held August 30th - September 1st, 1963. The third announced a convention of the U.N.I.A. to be held from August 27th through September 1st, 1957.

Dates: Event: 1961-08-13; Event: 1963-08-30 - 1963-09-01; Event: 1957-08-27 - 1957-09-01

Video 8: AAS 2001 Lecture Series # 3: The Georgia Flag: Is It an Issue?. 2001/02/15.

 Video Cassette — Box 5, video_cassette: 8
Collection number: 8
Scope and Contents

Guest lecturer Tim Livingston discusses issues surrounding changing the Georgia flag. People: Hardin, Shirley; Williams, David; Saeger, Richard, Bell, Ashley - student body president.

Dates: 1995 - 2005