Congress of Racial Equality. Southern Regional Office: Records, 1954-1966

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Title: Congress of Racial Equality. Southern Regional Office: Records
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1966

  • Congress of Racial Equality. Southern Regional Office
Call Number: Mss 85; Micro 2118

Quantity: 7.0 c.f. (17 archives boxes) and 15 reels of microfilm (35 mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Correspondence and subject files of the Southern Regional CORE office founded in 1963 to coordinate local activities in the South, together with files of two subsidiaries, the Louisiana and Research offices. Documentation primarily relates to the office's routine interaction with local chapters and to various voter registration drives. Southern Regional office files include correspondence, press releases, and reports from national CORE, Southern Regional CORE, the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, and various local offices and workers. These reports are especially numerous for Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida. Louisiana office files contain correspondence, administrative material, press releases, reports, and project files. Pertaining to the Research office is information distributed to local CORE offices about various state and national programs such as the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service.

Language: English

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