RG 18: Personal Papers of Barbara Marx

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RG 18: Personal Papers of Barbara Marx

Items in the RG 18: Personal Papers of Barbara Marx Collection

Program, "NAACP Arlington Branch 1959 Membership Kickoff Drive," 1959
Program for "NAACP Arlington Branch 1959 Membership Kickoff Drive," held at St. John's Baptist Church on March 15, 1959. Barbara Marx is lists as a speaker. Lyrics for Lift Every Voice and Sing included for musical section of the program. 2 pages.

Letter to Mable Alston from W. Lester Banks, 1959
Letter to Mabel Alston, Advisor, Arlington County Youth Council, from W. Lester Banks, Executive Secretary, Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Discusses the development of the Youth Council of NAACP in Arlington towards more civic-minded projects. 2…

Flyer, Thurgood Marshall Speech, 1954
Flyer advertising Thurgood Marshall appearance at Hoffman Boston High School on March 29, 1954. Event sponsored by Arlington Branch, NAACP

Meeting Agenda, 1959
Meeting agenda for unnamed NAACP branch for February 26, 1959. Barbara Marx is scheduled to speak on school desegregation progress. Marx has handwritten notes on bottom and right margins.

Handwritten Notes, 1959
Handwritten notes taken by Barbara Marx at the December 5, 1959, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Numbered to match issues as listed on agenda. 3 pages.

Handwritten Notes, 1959
Handwritten notes taken by Barbara Marx at the June 13, 1959, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Numbered to match issues as listed on agenda. 3 pages.

Handwritten Notes, 1959
Handwritten notes taken by Barbara Marx at the September 12, 1959, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Numbered to match issues as listed on agenda. 2 pages.

Meeting Agenda, 7th District, Virginia NAACP, June 1959
Meeting agenda for the June 13, 1959, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Includes handwritten notes by Barbara Marx. Includes map to meeting location, Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Happy Creek, Virginia, on verso. 2 pages

Meeting Agenda, 7th District, Virginia NAACP, March 1959
Meeting agenda for the March 14, 1959, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Includes handwritten notes by Barbara Marx.

Newsletter, "Fairfax County NAACP," 1959
April 1959 newsletter of the Fairfax County Branch, NAACP. Previews next meeting, promotes voter registration and membership in the Fairfax-Falls Church Committee for Public Schools. Gives news from Vienna, Virginia, on library development and…

Letter to President Eisenhower from William West, 1959
Letter to President Dwight D. Eisenhower from William West, Secretary, Seventh District, Virginia NAACP, dated September 16, 1959. Protests closing of public schools in Prince Edward County, Virginia, providing makeshift schools for only white…

Letter to the Editor from Roy Wilkins, 1959
Letter to the Editor of the Virginian-Pilot from Roy Wilkins, NAACP, dated February 26, 1959. Letter is response to an editorial about Wilkins' call for black students to apply for transfers to white schools; Wilkens is supporting his position.

Program of Service, NAACP " Freedom Sunday Worship Service, 1959
Program of service for the NAACP "Freedom Sunday" Worship Service at First Baptist Church, Manassas, Virginia, on May 17, 1959. Service was sponsored by the Arlington, Fairfax, and Prince William Branches of the NAACP. Barbara Marx gives a talk…

Meeting Agenda, 7th District, Virginia NAACP, March 1960
Meeting agenda for the March 12, 1960, meeting of the Seventh District, Virginia NAACP. Includes handwritten notes by Barbara Marx at top and bottom. Agenda includes reports on school desegregation and from individual branches.

Fact Sheet: 50th Anniversary Membership Campaign, 1959
Sheet outlining the 50th Anniversary Membership Campaign for the Arlington Branch, NAACP, for March and April 1959. States campaign goals, structure, and special events.

Program of Service, Mt. Salvation Baptist Church, March 1, 1959
Program of service for Mt. Salvation Baptist Church, Arlington, for March 1, 1959. Includes order of service, upcoming church events, and names of sick parishioners for visiting. 4 pages.

Program "New Year Banquet and Installation of Officers of Alexandria Branch, NAACP," 1959
Program for "New Year Banquet and Installation of Officers of Alexandria Branch, NAACP" for January 26, 1959. Gives program of speakers and lists officers and executive committee members of Alexandria Branch, NAACP, for 1959. Includes song lyrics for…

Brochure "Especially for You and Your House," 1957
Brochure by the Virginia Citizens Conference entitled "Especially for You and Your House," 1957. Gives instruction on how African-Americans can register to vote, and what poll taxes they need to pay and information they need to memorize. 2 pages.

Letter to members of the NAACP regarding 32nd Annual Seal Campaign. November 1958.
Letter to members of the NAACP regarding 32nd Annual Seal Campaign. November 1958.

Handwritten note listing names of what appears to be students. No context.
Handwritten note listing names of what appears to be students. No context.