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Civil rights -- America

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Edward Spannaus Papers

Identifier: RG02.0009.036
Scope and Contents

Participant in the 1965 Mississippi Summer Project and local Iowa City civil rights protests as a student at the State University of Iowa. Includes SNCC and COFO records; interview transcript; clippings about SARE efforts; photographs; correspondence to his parents; project description; legal guide; questionnaire; newsletters; memoranda; and voter registration pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1961 - 1965

Eric Morton Civil Rights Papers

Identifier: MsC0999

Papers of an organizer for the Freedom Summer.

Dates: 1964-2008

Harry Harper Papers

Identifier: MsC0365

Physician and civil rights leader in Fort Madison, IA. Correspondence, speeches, biographical and autobiographical materials, and subject files document both his career and his Civil Rights activism.

Dates: 1946-1985

North Carolina Civil Rights Photocopy Collection

Identifier: MsC1045
Scope and Contents The North Carolina Civil Rights Photocopy Collection contains photocopies from another university ranging from 1952 to 1990 which were used by a student and then given to the University of Iowa's Special Collections and University Archives department.This collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings from the The Carolina Times documenting the boycott of local businesses in Durham, North Carolina. Led by the African-American community during the 1960s, the community worked towards applying economic pressure and organizing towards getting rid of segregation and other racist institutions in order to create more equitable conditions. The collection also includes photocopies from a number of other mainstream and local magazines and newspapers related to: opposition of full integration in schools by C.P. Ellis, president of the Durham chapter of the United Klans of America and cochair of the Save Our Schools (S.O.S.) project; demonstrations throughout North...
Dates: 1952-1990

Stephen Lynn Smith Papers

Identifier: RG02.0009.032

State University of Iowa alumnus and activist.

Dates: 1964-2016