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Civil Rights During the Johnson Administration, 1963-1969

Location: Microfilm E 185.615 C5845


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the implementation of federal civil rights policy in a key area-job discrimination- by combining an official (though unpublished) narrative history of the EEOC with appendices of internal documents.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

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Lyndon Baines Johnson Library -- Archives.

African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources.

United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969 -- Sources.

Time Period: 20th Century  

Subject keywords: African American Studies, Civil Rights