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Roberta Yancy civil rights collection

Repository: New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Collection Description (Extant): The Roberta Yancy Civil Rights Collection contains material generated by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and other organizations. Collection contains historical data, correspondence, reports, writings, speeches by Stokely Carmichael, James Forman and John Lewis, along with publications, manuscripts of freedom songs and calendars generated by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee -SNCC (1960-1968). Also included is printed material from the Child Development Group of Mississippi (1966-67); Council of Federated Organizations (1964); Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (1964); the Southern Education and Research Institute (n.d.); a list of "Black Elected Officials in the Southern States" compiled by the Voter Education Project of the Southern Regional Council (1969) and a "National Roster of Black Elected Officials" from the Joint Center for Political Studies (1971).

Date(s): 1960-1972

Digital Status: No

Existing IDs: SC MG 388

Extent: .8 lin. ft. (2 boxes)

Finding Aid URL: http://www.nypl.org/archives/4104 External Link

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Child Development Group of Mississippi
Civil rights movements--Mississippi
Council of Federated Organizations (U.S.)
Southern Regional Council
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)

Genres:

Speeches

 

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