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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 Organization

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Address reprinted as “You Be The Judge!” re: the NAACP, c.1954

 File — Box: 2
Collection Description From the Collection: The collection is arranged as follows: Biographical Information, Genealogical Information, General Papers, Speeches, Audiovisual Materials, and Newspaper Clippings.Biographical information includes information on Timmerman and his immediate family. Genealogical information on the Timmerman Family includes a paper given by J. Strom Thurmond at a 1937 Timmerman Family Reunion. Also included is the earliest item from the collection, a campaign card, c.1904, of the senior Timmerman...
Dates: c.1954

A.J. Clement papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-12855
Scope and Contents Upon the death of Charlestonian A.J. Clement, Jr. (1908-1986), the city's mayor, Joseph P. Riley, Jr., cited him as a pioneer among black business leaders "during a time of changing attitudes of the white race toward race relations." Riley credited Clement with helping to hasten "this positive change which improved our community." Further declaring that the city had lost one of its most dedicated citizens, the mayor alluded to Clement's many and diverse commitments—"There were no community...
Dates: 1926 - 1986

Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCU-SCPC-IDN
Abstract DeQuincey Newman was a Methodist pastor, civil rights activist, and entrepreneur. A leading figure in the Civil Rights movement in South Carolina, he helped organize the Orangeburg branch of the NAACP in 1943, helped found the Progressive Democratic Party, and served the South Carolina NAACP as state field director from 1960 to 1969. From 1972 to 1974, he served as executive assistant to the Director of the S.C. Department of Social Services. From 1974 to 1981, he was Director of the Governor's...
Dates: 1929 - 2003

John Henry McCray papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCL-MS-0090
Scope and Contents Approximately four linear feet of manuscripts and miscellaneous printed items document the history of the Progressive Democratic Party, or "PDP," as it came to be known, which was formally established at a state convention held in columbia on 24 May 1944 -- with "the full support and endorsement of all Negro organizations in the state, our ministers and leaders and the liberal white people" as "the ONE organization our people have waited for" (letter to "Fellow Citizens," 17 May 1944). The PDP...
Dates: 1929 - 1989

N.A.A.C.P., 1954-1964

 File — Box: 133
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Clippings consist of 15 feet of material (12 cartons), primarily 1958 to 1964. Clippings were kept by Johnston to provide background information on persons, issues, and current events. Most frequently from the Columbia State, Charleston News and Courier, and Greenville Times, clippings include extensive files on agricultural topics, the armed services, civil rights, political campaigns, education, persons, and postal issues. [While working with the clippings, you may notice there are gaps in...
Dates: 1954-1964

N.A.A.C.P., Report on, 1962

 File — Box: 118
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Reference Files, 4.5 linear feet (in 5 cartons), are drawn from Senator Johnston's files of "Printed" and "Speech Material" consisting mostly of source material gathered by Johnston's office. Of particular interest are files concerning civil rights, 1957 to 1960, chiefly about attempts to impede the passage of a civil rights bill and hearings, 1957, held by the Senate Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights. Among those appearing before the Subcommittee and /or corresponding...
Dates: 1962

N.A.A.C.P., Suspected Subversion by Communists (4 folders)

 File — Box: 60
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Legislative Files, 132.5 linear feet (106 cartons), contain correspondence and other material relating to bills and issues considered by Congress. Files often include copies of the pertinent bills and resolutions, committee prints, and official and constituent correspondence. Legislative files are arranged by year, with general papers followed by topical files for that year. The collection inventory, which follows, contains a detailed list of the files. Those for cities and counties usually...
Dates: 1957

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 Sub-Series
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: The Topical subseries, the largest in the Personal series, documents Culbertson’s many interests and activities. There are extensive Persons files, containing much of his correspondence with well-known figures such as Thurgood Marshall and Eleanor Roosevelt, and others whom he counted among his friends, including Judge J. Waties Waring, Modjeska Simkins, Olin Johnston, and Hubert Humphrey. Culbertson’s relationship with Judge and Mrs. Waring seems to have begun when, in response to the Warings’...
Dates: circa 1886 - 2012

re: NAACP involvement in campaign, c.1954

 File — Box: 2
Collection Description From the Collection: The collection is arranged as follows: Biographical Information, Genealogical Information, General Papers, Speeches, Audiovisual Materials, and Newspaper Clippings.Biographical information includes information on Timmerman and his immediate family. Genealogical information on the Timmerman Family includes a paper given by J. Strom Thurmond at a 1937 Timmerman Family Reunion. Also included is the earliest item from the collection, a campaign card, c.1904, of the senior Timmerman...
Dates: c.1954