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Finding Aid for the Debbie Louis Collection on Civil Rights, 1949-1971
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Series I: Civil Rights Movement, 1949-1970.

Physical Description: (4 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Assorted ephemera and printed materials relating to the American civil rights movement. Arranged alphabetically by state.
Box 1, Folder 1

Alabama--Documentation. 1960-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) documents, newsclippings on violence in Alabama, suffrage.
Box 1, Folder 2

Alabama--Social action. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC press releases, Selma Literacy Project.
Box 1, Folder 3

Alabama--White resistance. 1963-1965.

Box 1, Folder 4

Arkansas--Documentation. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Special Report on Arkansas, voting fraud.
Box 1, Folder 5

Arkansas--Social action. 1963-1965.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC press releases, school boycott clippings.
Box 1, Folder 6

California--Documentation. 1962-1967.

Scope and Content Note

California report of Registration, articles on Governor Ronald Reagan.
Box 1, Folder 7

California--Social action. 1963-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Soledad Brothers.
Box 1, Folder 8

California--NFWA. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Grapes issues from the National Farm Workers Association (NFWA).
Box 1, Folder 9

California--Clubs. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

The Coordinator, DuBois clubs, The Fire This Time.
Box 1, Folder 10

California--Organized efforts. 1960-1970.

Scope and Content Note

The Tribunal, The Deadwyler case, United Civil Rights Committee, The Press and the Oakland Economic Development Council (booklet of clippings).
Box 1, Folder 11

California--Free Speech. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Berkeley Free Speech Movement and Campus Reform newsclippings.
Box 2, Folder 1

California--Housing. 1959-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Fair Housing Initiatives, Commission on Human Relations, Proposition 14.
Box 2, Folder 2

California--Watts. 1965-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, letters and articles on Watts riot.
Box 2, Folder 3

California--White resistance. 1965-1969.

Scope and Content Note

The Movement (SNCC newsletter), articles on Angela Davis and Herbert Marcuse.
Box 2, Folder 4

Georgia--Documentation. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) press releases.
Box 2, Folder 5

Georgia--Social action. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC press releases, Atlanta's Black Paper, clippings on Julian Bond.
Box 2, Folder 6

Georgia--White resistance. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Attack on SNCC.
Box 2, Folder 7

Illinois--Social action. 1964-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Chicago Urban League.
Box 2, Folder 8

Kentucky--Social action. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Freedom march.
Box 2, Folder 9

Louisiana--Documentation. 1963-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Voting and election pamphlets.
Box 2, Folder 10

Lousiana--Social action. 1962-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) press releases, Bougalousa letters, voting registration issues.
Box 2, Folder 11

Maryland--Social action. 1961-1966.

Scope and Content Note

CORE press releases, newsclippings.
Box 2, Folder 12

Massachusetts--Social action. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Boston Friends of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).
Box 2, Folder 13

Michigan--Social action. 1966-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Radical Education Project.
Box 2, Folder 14

Mississippi--Documentation. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Articles on voting rights, Jet magazine.
Box 3, Folder 1

Mississippi--Protests and programs (folder 1 of 2). 1962-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Council of Federated Organizations (COFO), Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), Mississippi Summer Project, Labor for Laurel correspondence; articles on church bombing and Schwerner, Goodman, and Chaney.
Box 3, Folder 2

Mississippi--Protests and programs (folder 2 of 2). 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

COFO, SNCC, Mississippi Summer Project, Labor for Laurel correspondence; articles on Schwerner, Goodman, and Chaney.
Box 3, Folder 3

Mississippi--Freedom Democratic Party. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.
Box 3, Folder 4

Mississippi--COFO. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Mississippi Council of Federated Organizations (COFO).
Box 3, Folder 5

Mississippi--Summer Project 1964. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Mississippi Summer Project.
Box 3, Folder 6

Mississippi--Neshoba murders. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Articles on the death of civil rights victims Micheal Schwerner, Andrew Goodman, and James Chaney of Meridian, Mississippi. Mostly Goodman's photo is shown in newspaper clippings.
Box 3, Folder 7

Mississippi--Staff meetings. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Organizational notes.
Box 3, Folder 8

Mississippi--Poverty action. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Poor People's Corporation materials.
Box 3, Folder 9

Mississippi--Coleman Hearings. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

J.P. Coleman, appointed to Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals by Lyndon Johnson.
Box 3, Folder 10

Mississippi--White resistance. 1961-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Mississippi Freedom Labor Union (MFLU), booklet cataloguing Mississippi violence.
Box 3, Folder 11

New York--Social action. 1961-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Young Lords Organization (YLO) and National Guardian newspapers.
Box 4, Folder 1

North Carolina--Documentation. 1949.

Scope and Content Note

Journal Sentinel civil rights article.
Box 4, Folder 2

North Carolina--Social action. 1961-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Segregation articles.
Box 4, Folder 3

North Carolina--White resistance. 1956.

Scope and Content Note

NC Patriots--Segregation and Platform.
Box 4, Folder 4

Ohio--Documentation. 1961-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Laws againsts discrimination and segregation.
Box 4, Folder 5

Ohio--Social action. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) materials.
Box 4, Folder 6

Pennsylvania--Social action. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) materials, staff meeting notes.
Box 4, Folder 7

South Carolina--Documentation. 1958.

Scope and Content Note

Negro vote and election data.
Box 4, Folder 8

South Carolina--Social action. no date.

Scope and Content Note

Orangeburg murders.
Box 4, Folder 9

Tennessee--Social action. 1963-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Fayette-Haywood workcamps and newsletter.
Box 4, Folder 10

Texas--Social action. no date.

Scope and Content Note

“Students vote to integrate”.
Box 4, Folder 11

Virginia--Documentation. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Record of hospitalized demonstrators.
Box 4, Folder 12

Virginia--White resistance. no date.

Scope and Content Note

“Virginians Plan Private Library”.
Box 4, Folder 13

Washington, D.C.--Social action. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Poor People's Campaign materials.
Box 4, Folder 14

Wisconsin--Social action. no date.

Scope and Content Note

The Bruns Strike, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
 

Series II: Miscellaneous, 1963-1971.

Physical Description: (1 box).

Scope and Content Note

Incident reports, legislative activities, chronologies, and bibliographies.
Box 4, Folder 15

Incident summaries. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Watts (?) Line Reports detailing various accounts of racial violence and discrimination across the U.S. Plus, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) News of the Week reports which details violence too.
Box 5, Folder 1

Chronology (folder 1 of 2). 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Detailed chronology of movement activity in the North and Mississippi.
Box 5, Folder 2

Chronology (folder 2 of 2). 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Detailed chronology of movement activity in the “rest of the south”.
Box 5, Folder 3

Civil Rights Act of 1964. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Civil rights legislation materials.
Box 5, Folder 4

Voting Rights Act of 1965. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Civil rights legislation materials for the voting bill.
Box 5, Folder 5

Papers. 1964-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Civil rights papers and clippings by Samuel DuBois Cook, Debbie Louis, Roy Wilkins, William Strickland, and many others.
Box 5, Folder 6

Source listings. 1966-1971.

Scope and Content Note

Bibliographies on publications concerning African-Americans.
 

Series III: National Organizations, 1954-1970.

Physical Description: (3 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Assorted ephemera and printed materials relating to national civil rights organizations. Arranged alphabetically by the name of the organization.
Box 6, Folder 1

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). 1961-1963.

Scope and Content Note

The Open Forum newspapers, published by the ACLU of Southern California.
Box 6, Folder 2

American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). 1961-1967.

Scope and Content Note

AFSC materials, Quaker organization.
Box 6, Folder 3

Free Southern Theater (FST). 1965.

Scope and Content Note

FST materials, Martin B. Duberman's In White America (drama) advertisements.
Box 6, Folder 4

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). 1954-1968.

Scope and Content Note

NAACP materials, including booklet New Birth of Freedom: Report for 1964.
Box 6, Folder 5

National Conference on New Politics. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

National Conference on New Politics materials, organization designed to raise funds and recruit volunteers for local election campaigns; Inter/Change report.
Box 6, Folder 6

Northern Student Movement (NSM). 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

NSM materials, including publications Freedom Northand the Organizer.
Box 6, Folder 7

National Urban Coalition. 1969-1970.

Scope and Content Note

National Urban Coalition materials and reports; the Welfare Quagmire.
Box 6, Folder 8

Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). 1964-1967.

Scope and Content Note

SCLC and Dr. Martin Luther King materials, including a reprint of Dr. King's interview with 1965 interview with Playboymagazine.
Box 6, Folder 9

Southern Conference Educational Fund (SCEF). 1954-1969.

Scope and Content Note

SCEF materials and publications, including the Southern Patriot.
Box 6, Folder 10

Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC). 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

SSOC materials, including mission statement, proposed projects, and newsletters.
Box 6, Folder 11

Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). 1964-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted SDS materials and publications.
Box 7, Folder 1

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). 1963-1967.

Scope and Content Note

CORE organization materials, including assorted booklets, pamphlets, and letters.
Box 7, Folder 2

CORE--Southern Region. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

CORE materials, including letter correspondence in the southern region about proposed summer projects.
Box 7, Folder 3

CORE--Publications. 1961-1967.

Scope and Content Note

CORE publications, including the monthly newsletter CORE-LATOR published in New York and Los Angeles.
Box 7, Folder 4

Du Bois Clubs. 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Du Bois Club materials, including letters, booklets, and clippings about the various clubs.
Box 7, Folder 5

Du Bois Clubs--Publications. 1964-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Club publications, including the newsletter SPUR, the journal Dimensions, the montly newsletter The Organizer, the national magazine The Insurgent, and others.
Box 7, Folder 6

National Sharecroppers Fund (NSF). 1966-1969.

Scope and Content Note

NSF materials, including letters for funding and reports on organizational updates.
Box 7, Folder 7

NSF--Publications. 1966-1968.

Scope and Content Note

NSF materials, including NSFand Rural Advancenewsletters.
Box 8, Folder 1

Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). 1962-1966.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC national organization materials, including articles, letters, and programs.
Box 8, Folder 2

SNCC--Western Region. 1960-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) west coast materials, including articles, letters, memos, press releases.
Box 8, Folder 3

SNCC--Publications. 1963-1967.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC publications, including SNCC Newsletter, Notes and Comments, The Student Voice, and Staff Newsletter.
Box 8, Folder 4

SNCC--General support. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Letters requesting support from various organizations like Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and SNCC among others.
Box 8, Folder 5

SNCC--Support. 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Letters from SNCC requesting support.
Box 8, Folder 6

Support--Publications. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Key List Mailing: Selected Documents of Current and Lasting Interest and Mississippi Freedom Project--Stanford.
 

Series IV: Central Issues, 1957-1970.

Physical Description: (2 boxes).

Scope and Content Note

Assorted ephemera and printed materials relating to central issues of the civil rights movement, such as education, employment, poverty, Vietnam, and Black Power. Arranged alphabetically by subject, including related publications at the end of the series.
Box 9, Folder 1

Academic Freedom--Papers. 1961.

Scope and Content Note

Academic Freedom papers from Berkeley students.
Box 9, Folder 2

Africa--Documentation. 1967-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Materials on the International Campaign against Apartheid, Portugal, and South Africa.
Box 9, Folder 3

Africa--American protest. 1960-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and letters from the American Committee on Africa, signed by figures like Sidney Poitier and Alan Paton.
Box 9, Folder 4

Anti-Communism--Government. 1958-1967.

Scope and Content Note

House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) materials.
Box 9, Folder 5

Anti-Communism--Society. 1962-1963.

Scope and Content Note

John Birch Society materials and pamphlets on Warren Impeachment.
Box 9, Folder 6

Anti-Communism--Social movements. 1961-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Clipping and press release about propaganda and HUAC.
Box 9, Folder 7

Brown Power--Documentation. 1968.

Scope and Content Note

Mexican American political materials.
Box 9, Folder 8

Brown Power--Organization. 1968-1970.

Scope and Content Note

La Chispa and Chicano Revolutionary Party platforms and articles.
Box 9, Folder 9

Community Organization--Papers. 1962.

Scope and Content Note

Materials on organizing strategies.
Box 9, Folder 10

Draft resistance. 1965-1968.

Scope and Content Note

Fort Hood Three pamphlets, fliers; other anti-draft letters, pamphlets and leaflets; letter from War Resisters League signed by Bayard Rustin and A.J. Muste.
Box 9, Folder 11

Draft resistance--Black community. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Self Help News Bulletinand excerpt from Malcolm X's Autobiography about getting out of the draft.
Box 9, Folder 12

Education--Reform. 1964-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Educational reform articles, letters and pamphlets.
Box 9, Folder 13

Education--Commentary. 1961-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) letters and pamphlets, plus clippings, articles, booklets, and documents.
Box 9, Folder 14

Education--Desegregation. 1957-1966.

Scope and Content Note

SNCC: A Special Report on Southern School Desegregation; desegregation articles and clippings.
Box 10, Folder 1

Employment--Documentation. 1957-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Negro Wage Earner and Apprenticeship Training Program booklet, and other materials on African American under-employment.
Box 10, Folder 2

Employment--Reform. ca. 1960.

Box 10, Folder 3

Federal authority--Civil rights. n.d.

Scope and Content Note

Materials on enforcement, voter discrimination, and prosecution in civil rights cases.
Box 10, Folder 4

Poverty--Documentation. 1964-1967.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers and articles.
Box 10, Folder 5

Poverty--Action to eliminate. 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted materials.
Box 10, Folder 6

Vietnam--Position of movement. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

National organizatin policy statements reVietnam.
Box 10, Folder 7

Vietnam--Relation to domestic struggle. 1966.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted papers and articles.
Box 10, Folder 8

Voters--Documentation. 1959-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted printed materials.
Box 10, Folder 9

Voters--Programs. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted printed materials.
Box 10, Folder 10

Black Power--Papers. 1966-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted printed materials.
Box 10, Folder 11

Black Power--Panthers. 1965-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted printed materials.
Box 10, Folder 12

Black studies--Publications. 1969-1970.

Scope and Content Note

Printed material from various California universities.
 

Series V: Publications, 1964-1966.

Physical Description: (1 box).

Scope and Content Note

Related civil rights publications, arranged alphabetically by title.

Note

Additional publications may be found in Series IV: National organizations.
Box 11, Folder 1

American Dialog. 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

3 American Dialogmagazines, which works by Langston Hughes, Ernest Hemingway, Leroi Jones, and others.
Box 11, Folder 2

Civil Liberties Docket. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Civil Liberties Dockets.
Box 11, Folder 3

Comment--Progressive Labor. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Commentmagazine, includes “No Other Choice” by Leroi Jones.
Box 11, Folder 4

ERAP Newsletter. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Economic Research and Action Project (ERAP) newsletters.
Box 11, Folder 5

Human Relations. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Human Relations: Valley Churches on Civil Rights.
Box 11, Folder 6

Liberator. 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

3 Liberatormagazines, including articles on urban renewal, black power, police brutality, and the draft.
Box 11, Folder 7

Liberation. 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

4 Liberationmagazines.
Box 11, Folder 8

“Life with Lyndon”. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Manuscript copies of “Life with Lyndon” in Great Society, vol.1-44 by Jack Minnis.
Box 11, Folder 9

The Nation. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

The Nation: the Centennial Year, 1865-1965.
Box 11, Folder 10

Peace and Freedom News. 1965-1966.

Scope and Content Note

A series of Peace and Freedom newsletters.
Box 11, Folder 11

Peacemaker. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Peacemaker newsletter and pamphlet.
Box 11, Folder 12

Police Handling of Arrestees. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Police Handling of Arrestees: A Research Study of Police Arrests in New Orleans, booklet.
Box 11, Folder 13

Scope. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Scope: A Directory of Summer Opportunities for College Students in Community Service, booklet.
Box 11, Folder 14

Southern Courier. 1965.

Scope and Content Note

Southern Couriernewspapers.
 

Series VI: Additions to the Collection, 1958-1966.

Physical Description: (1 box).

Scope and Content Note

Additions to the collection, processed in 1974. Includes material related to Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) and Los Angeles chapters of civil rights organizations.
Box 12, Folder 1

Socialist Party. 1963.

Scope and Content Note

United Auto Workers (UAW) materials; pamphlets, newspapers, and booklets.
Box 12, Folder 2

Social Questions Bulletin. 1960.

Scope and Content Note

Social Question Bulletin.
Box 12, Folder 3

National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing. 1961-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Articles and booklets on housing discrimination.
Box 12, Folder 4

Committee to Aid Monroe Defendants. 1961-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Letters and newspaper on Monroe defendants.
Box 12, Folder 5

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) (folder 1 of 4). 1963.

Scope and Content Note

CORE documents and letters.
Box 12, Folder 6

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) (folder 2 of 4). 1961-1965.

Scope and Content Note

CORE letters and mailings.
Box 12, Folder 7

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) (folder 3 of 4). 1963-1964.

Scope and Content Note

CORE Membership Los Angeles Bulletin and Calendars
Box 12, Folder 8

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE) (folder 4 of 4). 1958-1960.

Scope and Content Note

CORE pamphlets and booklets.
Box 12, Folder 9

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Clippings. 1961-1962.

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings from the Los Angeles Times, ranging from job opportunities and segregation.
Box 12, Folder 10

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Newsletters. 1960-1966.

Scope and Content Note

CORE Los Angeles chapters and newsletters.
Box 12, Folder 11

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Boycotts. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

CORE press releases, flyers, letters and leaflets asking members to boycott Safeway, Ralphs, and Woolworths.
Box 12, Folder 12

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Education. 1963.

Scope and Content Note

Educational leaflets and clippings on segregation and sit-ins.
Box 12, Folder 13

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Freedom Riders. 1961.

Scope and Content Note

Freedom Rider leaflets, CORE reprints, flyers, and programs.
Box 12, Folder 14

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Housing. 1962-1964.

Scope and Content Note

CORE press releases, letters, flyers, and documents on housing issues.
Box 12, Folder 15

Congress on Racial Equality (CORE)--Police Brutality. 1960.

Scope and Content Note

Letters, flyers and notes on police brutality in Los Angeles.
Box 12, Folder 16

Fair Employment Practices Commission (FEPC). 1962-1964.

Scope and Content Note

FEPC clippings, brochures, letters.
Box 12, Folder 17

NAACP Compton. 1960.

Scope and Content Note

The Challenge: Compton NAACP newsletter.
Box 12, Folder 18

Non-violent Action Committee. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Non-violent Action Committee letters, press releases, and flyers; Committee for Nonviolent Action letters.
Box 12, Folder 19

Centinela-Bay Human Relations Committee Newsletters. 1962.

Scope and Content Note

Newsletters.
Box 12, Folder 20

Fair Housing Council of San Fernando Valley. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet and newsletter.
Box 12, Folder 21

United Civil Rights Commission Flyers, etc. 1963-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Flyers, letters, and mission statement.
Box 12, Folder 22

Black Organization in Los Angeles. 1962-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and flyers.
Box 12, Folder 23

Jones, Ashton. 1964.

Scope and Content Note

Letters of support for Ashton Jones.
Box 12, Folder 24

UCLA, miscellaneous. 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

UCLA termination of employment letter for striking; Property and Race program.