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Mississippi Council on Human Relations records

Repository: Wisconsin Historical Society. Library-Archives

Collection Description (Extant): Records of an interracial Mississippi organization dedicated to the creation of improved race relations through education and public relations. Included are photocopied correspondence of director Kenneth L. Dean; a constitution; the 1975-1976 annual report; miscellaneous reports, printed matter, notes on the shooting of Donald Thompson; a transcript of "The Role of Politics in Bettering Race Relations," a speech by Senator Charles H. Percy; and a tape and transcript of a group discussion held with Negro students attending integrated colleges throughout the South.

Date(s): 1964-1976

Existing IDs: Mss 536; Tape 812A

Extent: 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box) and 1 tape recording

Finding Aid URL: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00536 External Link

Language: English

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

Subjects:

African American college students
African Americans--Civil rights--Mississippi
African Americans--Education
Mississippi Council on Human Relations

Genres:

Manuscripts
Sound recordings
Transcripts

 

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