Civil rights workers
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
AFL-CIO Civil Rights Department, Southeastern Office records, 1969-1983, consist of press releases, educational materials, publications, and correspondence. Shortly after the merger in 1955, the AFL-CIO set up a Civil Rights Department, which was designed to investigate various fields of civil rights activity.
The Records, 1963-1972, of the Civil Rights Department of the AFL-CIO Southern Region consist primarily of printed material and correspondence of private groups, government commissions, and committees from organized labor, working in the various fields of civil rights activity--equal and open housing, school desegregation, human relations, and fair and equal employment opportunities.
This Finding Aid lists the 230 Oral Histories from the Georgia Government Documentation Project.
The Highlander Center Collection, 1942-2003, consists of labor pamphlets, curriculum material, periodicals and publications. The Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly known as the Highlander Folk School, is a social justice leadership training school and cultural center in New Market, Tennessee.