Norma Becker Papers, 1961-1975 (bulk 1963-1968)

Summary Information

Title: Norma Becker Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1961-1975 (bulk 1963-1968)

  • Becker, Norma, 1930-
Call Number: Micro 817

Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, mainly 1963-1968, relating to the social and political concerns of a New York City school teacher. Included are correspondence, form letters, clippings, flyers, newsletters, and other printed matter relating to the United Federation of Teachers' “Adopt-a-School” program in Prince Edward County, Virginia, in 1963; its volunteer teaching during the Mississippi Freedom Summer project in 1964; and its support of full integration of New York City schools. Her leadership in the opposition to the war in Vietnam is documented in files on the Teachers Committee for Peace in Vietnam and the Fifth Avenue Vietnam Peace Parade Committee.

Language: English

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