Tom W. Shick Collected Papers, 1966-1976

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Title: Tom W. Shick Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1966-1976

  • Shick, Tom W.
Call Number: Mss 609

Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Photocopied papers concerning civil rights and black history collected during the 1960s and 1970s by Shick, a professor in the Afro-American Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Included are files on the alleged conspiracy to assassinate Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young in Jamaica, New York in 1967; the 1972 Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana; the Institute of the Black World; Nairobi College, an alternative school in California; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee position papers, primarily letters and statements by James Forman on the relationship between the black American movement and Africa, 1966-1967; near-print material on the Soledad Brothers and the Venceremos Brigade; and the campaign of Warren Widener for mayor of Berkeley, California.

Language: English

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