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Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16674
Content Description This collection contains briefings with preparatory materials, questions and notes for oral histories conducted as part of the Explorations in Black Leadership project. The briefings were often compiled by interns with the Institute for Public History and included interview questions, possible answers prepared for Julian Bond (the primary interviewer), biographical information, handwritten notes, and correspondence. The collection also includes audio and video cassettes, CDs, and DVDs of...
Dates: 1998 - 2015
Identifier: MSS 16732
Content Description This collection contains the papers of Thomas Gardner, an alumnus of the University of Virginia, a leader in the Southern civil rights and national peace movements of the ‘60s and ‘70s, and Professor of Communication at Westfield State University. The collection documents Gardner's social and political activism and involvement with civil rights, labor, anti-war, and anti-prison movements through different organizations such as the Southern Conference Education Fund (SCEF), the...
Dates: c. 1966-2008
Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16500
Content Description This collection contains six black and white photographs of members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) marching in Richmond, Virginia in 1963. Maria Saporta is identified as the photographer in the photographs.The SCLC's seventh annual convention occurred from September 24 to September 27 at Virginia Union University in Richmond. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the organization's founding members and acted as president until his 1968 assassination. He spoke...
Dates: September 24-27, 1963