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Collection ID is exactly "40" AND Creator contains "Congress of Racial Equality"
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Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960

Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Brochure advertising the Congress of Racial Equality's all-star jazz 2-record album for half the price. Proceeds from sales help the CORE treasury bail out jailed demonstrators, conduct CORE workshops and organize African-American voter registration drives.
Collection
CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961

Date
1961-02-11
Description
Flier detailing the mission and purpose of upcoming CORE National Council meeting in Lexington, Kentucky.
Collection
Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960

Date
1960-12-07
Description
Memo from CORE Field Director Gordon R. Carey to local CORE groups concerning desegregation of bus terminal restaurants. He discusses activity of select CORE field secretaries, including Jim McCain, Thomas Gaither, Genevieve Hughes and Richard Haley.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
Memo from CORE outlining locations of recent demonstrations against lunch counter segregation across the South.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960

Date
1960-12-08
Description
CORE memo reporting the cities in the United States where new lunch counters have opened since February 1, 1960. A total of 126 lunch counters opened.
Collection
Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960

Date
1960-12-15
Description
CORE memo from Charles R. Oldham, national chairman, discussing white sit-in demonstrator Richard Parker being arrested during a picket line at McCrory's in Tallahassee; information about discrimination in Tennessee by local distributors of Wonderbread and Sealtest Milk against African-American registered voters; and an article in Look magazine about sit-ins written by Margaret Leonard, a CORE member.
Collection
Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960

Date
1960 (circa)
Description
Memo from CORE discussing sit-in activity in New Orleans during September 1960, starting with the arrest of seven CORE members holding a peaceful sit-in at the Canal Street Woolworth's lunch counter. The memo outlines other arrests in New Orleans and the charges against these activists.
Collection
"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960

"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960

Date
1960-02-26
Description
Leaflet with guidelines for how to carry out CORE pickets; how to present oneself at the demonstration; how to engage with the public; and outlining the purpose of picketing.
Collection
Nonviolence in Theory and in Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Miami, 1960

Nonviolence in Theory and in Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Miami, 1960

Date
1960
Description
Promotional brochure describing the purpose of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) Interracial Training Institute and nonviolent demonstration methods and requesting donations. The institute was held in Miami from August 14 to September 5, 1960.
Collection
This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957

Date
1957 (circa)
Description
A pamphlet about the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) describing different CORE tactics for non-violent direct action, the principles of CORE, the structure of National CORE, what National CORE does, the structure of local CORE chapters, how someone can join CORE and how CORE is financed.
Collection
Identifier Title Type Subject Thumbnail
n2015-1_b001_f10_03Advertisement for Congress of Racial Equality's Jazz Album, ca. 1960TextCivil rights movements
Mass media and race relations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
African Americans -- Civil rights
Jazz musicians
Fund raising
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n2015-1_b001_f11_18CORE National Council Meeting Flier, February 11 and 12, 1961TextCivil rights workers
Meetings
Civil rights--Economic aspects
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n2015-1_b001_f11_22Memo from Gordon R. Carey to Local CORE Groups, December 7, 1960TextCivil rights demonstrations
Civil rights workers
Social integration
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n2015-1_b001_f11_40Memorandum from CORE, Report of Lunch Counter Demonstrations, December 8, 1960TextSolidarity
Civil rights movements--Public opinion
African Americans--Civil rights--Philosophy
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n2015-1_b001_f11_41Memorandum from CORE, Report of Cities with New Lunch Counters, December 8, 1960TextCivil rights demonstrations
Segregation
Social integration
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n2015-1_b001_f11_42Memorandum from Charles R. Oldham to CORE Group Leaders and Students, December 15, 1960TextAfrican Americans--Suffrage
Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights--Economic aspects
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n2015-1_b001_f11_49Memorandum from CORE Field Director Gordon Carey to Local Contacts and the Advisory Committee, ca. 1960TextPicketing
Civil rights demonstrations
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b001_f12_03"Suggestions for CORE Pickets," February 26, 1960TextAfrican Americans--Civil rights
Civil Rights movements
Picketing
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n2015-1_b003_f07_01Nonviolence in Theory and in Action, Congress of Racial Equality, Miami, 1960TextRace relations
Civil rights--Political aspects
Nonviolence
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n2015-1_b003_f07_02This is CORE Pamphlet, ca. 1957TextNonviolence--Philosophy
Civil rights movements
African Americans--Civil rights
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