Civil Rights During the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969
Location: Microfilm E 185.615 C5845
Scope: "Part 1: White House Central
Files and Aides Files: includes internal memoranda and working papers circulated
between the President and his advisers as well as correspondence between the
administration and influential individuals and groups outside the White House.
Part 2: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Administrative History:
documents the implementation of federal civil rights policy in a key area-job
discrimination- by combining an official (though unpublished) narrative history
of the EEOC with appendices of internal documents. Part 3: Oral
Histories: offers extensive transcribed oral history interviews not only
with administration policy makers but also with a large number of activists from
the civil rights movement. Part 4: Papers of the White House Conference
on Civil Rights: is a comprehensive record of the most important civil rights
conference of the Johnson years." It was called "To Fulfill These Rights"
(June 1-2, 1966). Part V: Records of the National Advisory
Commission on Civil Disorders (Kerner Commission): contains all of the key
records of the commission and is the best source of documentation for the study
of the riots that shook the United States in the mid-1960s." (LexisNexis).
How to search the collection:
All five parts of this collection have their own guides with reel indexes and
subject indexes. They are shelved with the collection at Microfilm E
185.615 C5845 1984.
Civil Rights During the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969.
Microfilm E 185.615 C5845 1984 v. 1-5 Guides
Time Period: 20th Century
Subject keywords: African American Studies, Civil Rights
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