Shirah--Civil rights material, 1961-1964, undated (Samuel C. Shirah, Jr., papers, 1961-1964; Archives Main Stacks, Mss 540, Box 1, Folder 2)
@ Wisconsin Historical Society
DescriptionThis folder contains an assortment of SNCC, Highlander Center, and southern campus organizing efforts from 1959-1964. It includes the following: "One Southerner to Another" addresses the question of what three contributions the Highlander Folk School could make toward civic democracy in 1959. A list of participants in the Atlanta Seminar on Race Relations sponsored by the Methodist Student Union, November 3-5, 1961. A summary of Highlander Center activities September 1962-August 1963, most related to voter education efforts throughout the South and including the names of people later prominent in the civil rights movement. A list of attendees at an SCSCHR conference held April 12-14, 1963. SNCC press releases about the church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama, in September 1963. A letter (?) to the New York Times by a white lawyer in Alabama, saying that segregation and its advocates are responsible for the deaths of the Birmingham girls. SNCC press releases about the raid by New Orleans
Reports And Surveys Press Releases Clippings Flyers And Handbills Memoranda Meeting Minutes
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