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Guide to the Howard Zinn Papers TAM.542

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Maggie Schreiner and Walker Gunning

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on January 04, 2017
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Series VI: Race and Civil Rights, 1932-2008

Scope and Content Note

This series contains material reflecting Howard Zinn’s involvement in the struggle for civil rights including articles and special reports written by Zinn; documents from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), an organization for which he was an advisor; transcripts of interviews he conducted, including one with Stokely Carmichael; many clippings, court documents and publications. In addition, there is a good deal of research material on race, slavery, reconstruction and the civil rights movement.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 27 Folder : 23 Abolitionism: Slavery and the Ante-Bellum South
1953-1966, undated
Box: 27 Folder : 24 "Abolitionist": Article Reviewing Books by Staughton Lynd (with Zinn annotations)
1968
Box: 27 Folder : 25 Abolitionists: Black, White (and other white reactions)
1951, 1964, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 1 Abolitionists: Lecture Materials
1962-1968, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 2 Acts of Violence (includes WATS Reports from SNCC and COFO)
1959-1977, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 3 Affirmative Action
1966, 1988, 1994-1995, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 4 African Studies in America - The Extended Family - A Tribal Analysis of U.S. Africanists: Who They Are; Why to Fight Them
1970
Box: 28 Folder : 5 Albany, Georgia: Charles Sherrod / SNCC
1961-1964, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 6 Albany, Georgia: Reports Written by Howard Zinn for the Southern Regional Council
1962, 1963
Box: 28 Folder : 7 Articles Based on "The Federal Civil Rights Enforcement Effort" (U.S. Commission on Civil Rights)
1970
Box: 28 Folder : 8 Atlanta (notes)
1960, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 9 Atlanta: 30th Anniversary, The Atlanta University Center Civil Rights Movement (includes Certificate of Merit, Zinn, signed by Maynard Jackson)
1990
Box: 28 Folder : 10 Birmingham (articles)
1963, 2001
Box: 28 Folder : 11 Black Chronicle
1971
Box: 28 Folder : 12 Black Justice
1965-1970
Box: 28 Folder : 13 Black Justice
1971-1978, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 14 Black Movement, 1960s
1977, 1988-1989, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 15 Black Nationalism
1966, 1968, 1983, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 16 "Black People and the Tyranny of American Law" by Haywood Burns
undated
Box: 28 Folder : 17 "Brown at 50: King's Dream or Plessy's Nightmare?" by Gary Oldfield and Chungmei Lee
2004
Box: 28 Folder : 18 Civil Rights Act of 1964
1963-1965
Box: 28 Folder : 19 Civil War Issues
1963-1975, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 20 DuBois, W.E.B.: Writing Annotated by Zinn and Biographical Article
undated
Box: 28 Folder : 21 Early Twentieth Century: Federal Government and the Negro
1960, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 22 Federal Involvement
1963-1967
Box: 28 Folder : 23 Federal Involvement
1963-1969, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 24 Federal Involvement
undated
Box: 28 Folder : 25 Georgia Justice
1959, 1962, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 26 Goodman (Andrew), Schwerner (Michael) and Chaney (James Earl)
1964, 1988-1989
Box: 28 Folder : 27 Hampton, Fred
1970-1976, undated
Box: 28 Folder : 28 Hampton, Fred (includes copies of FBI documents and COINTELPRO materials)
1974-1977
Box: 29 Folder : 1 Hampton, Fred: Court Documents (copies)
1975-1976
Box: 29 Folder : 2 Hampton, Fred: Newspaper Clippings (copies)
1974-1976
Box: 29 Folder : 3 In Memphis: More than a Garbage Strike by J. Edwin Stanfield
1968
Box: 29 Folder : 4 Johnson and Civil Rights
1958-1962
Box: 29 Folder : 5 Johnson and Civil Rights
1963-1973, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 6 Justice in the American South by Anthony Lester (pamphlet published by Amnesty International/UK)
[1964]
Box: 29 Folder : 7 Kennedy and Civil Rights
1960-1965,1984, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 8 King, Martin Luther Jr.: Race and Class
1965-2007, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 9 Law and Negro Rights 1960-1964
1961-1967, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 10 Mississippi (includes clippings re: James H. Meredith, enrollment at University of Mississippi)
1962-1964
Box: 29 Folder : 11 Mississippi: City of Hattiesburg v. Robert Moses - Hearing Transcript
Jan 23, 1964
Box: 29 Folder : 12 Mississippi Freedom Schools
1992-2001
Box: 29 Folder : 13 Mississippi Summer
1964
Box: 29 Folder : 14 Mississippi Summer: Clippings
1964
Box: 29 Folder : 15 Mississippi Summer: "Project Volunteers Twenty-fifth Anniversary Reunion Journal"
1989
Box: 29 Folder : 16 Negro History
1948-1981, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 17 Negroes in American History: A Freedom Primer
1965
Box: 29 Folder : 18 New Deal and the Negro
1932-1973, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 19 New South Volume 27 Number 4
1972
Box: 29 Folder : 20 Notes and Draft: Zinn Review of The Victims of Democracy: Malcolm X and the Black Revolution by Eugene Victor Wolfenstein
[1982]
Box: 29 Folder : 21 Post-Civil War Politics
1954-1955, undated
Box: 29 Folder : 22 Race
1960-2008, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 1 Race
1961-2002, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 2 Race
1963-1983, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 3 Race
1964-1995, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 4 Race, 1870-1900 ("Overthrowing Radical Reconstruction")
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 5 Race, 1945-1970
1956-1969, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 6 Race - Notes, Drafts, Fragments
undated
Box: 30 Folder : 7 Race-based Intelligence Controversy
1980, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 8 Racial Barriers in Sports
1989, 1990, 1992
Flat-file: 1 Drawer : 2 Racism and the Death Penalty: James Victore Poster
1993
Box: 30 Folder : 9 Reconstruction
1950-1977, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 10 Reconstruction: Blacks and Law
1963-1977, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 11 Reconstruction: Blacks and Law
1965, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 12 Reconstruction: Radical Reconstruction
1965-1975, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 13 "Robert F. Williams, 'Black Power,' and the Roots of the African American Struggle" by Timothy B. Tyson
1998
Box: 30 Folder : 14 Scottsboro (notes)
1980, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 15 Slavery
1968-1976, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 16 Slavery
1985-1991, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 17 Slavery: Early Slavery
1960-1976, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 18 Southern Exposure Volume 11, Numbers 2 and 3
1974
Box: 30 Folder : 19 Speech Transcripts: Bob Moses and Bayard Rustin
1963, 1985
Box: 30 Folder : 20 Strategies, Electoral
1977, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 21 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Documents
1962-1965
Box: 30 Folder : 22 Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Documents
1966, undated
Box: 30 Folder : 23 Supreme Court
1962-1989, undated
Box: 31 Folder : 1 Transparencies
undated
Box: 31 Folder : 2 Transparencies (includes Martin Luther King, Jr.)
undated
Box: 31 Folder : 3 "Trouble in Mind: The Bicentennial and the Afro-American Experience" by Leon F. Litwack
1987
Box: 31 Folder : 4 Various Materials
1950-2002, undated
Box: 31 Folder : 5 Voting Rights
1950, 1962-1967, undated
Box: 31 Folder : 6 Voting Rights
1960-1968, undated
Box: 31 Folder : 7 Zinn Interview Transcripts: Mrs. Mattie Pilcher and Stokely Carmichael
1963

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