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Guide to the Alabama Council on Human Relations Records, RG 77

Listed by:   Marty Olliff
Date:   9-19-95


 

Date Span:   1961 - 1994 [bulk 1964 - 1966]

 

Size of Collection:  5 file folders

 

Organizational Sketch:   Organized in 1947 as the Alabama division of the Southern Regional Council. Began as an organization to promote interracial dialog, the council supported the Civil Rights Movement, then evolved into a self-help agency delegating private and public funds for programs to help the poor.

 

Scope / Content:   Correspondence, brochures, speeches, reports, and newsletters on the Alabama Council of Human Relations, a civil rights group, during the tenure of Nathaniel Welch as its president.  Also some newspaper clippings of that era appearing in 1961, 1974, 1995.

 


Inventory

FF 1:  Undated Fragments of Correspondence

FF 2:  Correspondence, 1961-1968

FF 3:  Newspaper Clippings, 1961, 1974, 1995

FF 4:  Bulletin of the Alabama Council,  Dec. 1, 1964 --Apr. 25, 1966 [incomplete]

FF 5:  Reports, Resolutions, Speeches, Brochure

 

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