Mary E. King Papers, 1960-1999 (bulk 1962-1981)

Summary Information

Title: Mary E. King Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1999 (bulk 1962-1981)

  • King, Mary E., 1940-
Call Number: M82-445; M90-039; Audio 1224A

Quantity: 2.0 cubic feet, 3 tape recordings, and 8 photographs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Mary E. King, civil rights activist (1962-1965) and deputy director of ACTION (1977-1981), containing correspondence, press releases, reports, speeches, clippings, and memoranda. The civil rights papers cover her time in SNCC including WATS reports, position papers, information on Freedom Schools, SNCC staff biographies, and a few photographs while in Mississippi. Speeches, written by King, are from Jimmy Carter's presidential campaign and from her time at ACTION. Also includes recordings of a few speeches; and a transcript of an interview of King (1999).


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Language: English

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