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Flyer produced by the Arlington Associated Civil Rights Organizations regarding the freeing of "those suspected of murdering three civil rights workers near Philadelphia, Mississippi" and calls for action in response. Note to Barbara Marx from…

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Commission set up to study and report on the establishment of a foundation program containing the fundamental courses in public schools which are basic to the education programs to be financed by the State.

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"A Letter to Unregistered Negro Citizens of Alexandria Who have Paid Their Voting Tax," dated April 28, 1961, is a call to action for African-Americans to register and then vote for African-American candidates and candidates friendly to civil rights.…

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Note from Constance Warren promoting the movie "A Passion for Life"

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Speech encouraging individuals to not give into fear and anxiety but to "speak our minds fearlessly" against those trying to subvert people's trust in the public educational system.

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Page 12 of unnamed larger manual; this page is the "Block Worker Kit" for 1958. Provides instructions and sample paperwork that volunteers can use to help register voters. Verso has instructions for African-Americans who want to register to vote in…

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"Brief of Desegregation" in Virginia and Arlington County. Chronological story.

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Copy of article explaining the origin of an advertisement taken out in the Washington Evening Star on March 2, 1954 by B.M. "Red" Miller of Arlington in which a chart is presented with "Up-to-date Traditional Education" on one side and "Education for…

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Paper "Coordination at Work" by the NAACP on how to coordinate people for political action, specifically for voting and civil rights. Gives instruction and advice on creating a "year-round program" and organizing workshops. Seven pages.

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County Statistics on costs of homes , conditions, income, health, welfare, race and problem areas. Page 1.

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County Statistics on costs of homes , conditions, income, health, welfare, race and problem areas. Page 2.

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Copy of ""Final Report of Citizens Committee Against Segregation in Recreation," May 20, 1948. Includes cover letter to "supporting organizations." Gives brief history and makeup of the committee, Chronicles the fight to desegregate parks and…

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Flyer reprinting "Funeral of the Constitution," an opinion piece by Russell Maguire for the American Mercury, February, 1956. Cover shows political cartoon. Maguire laments the death of the Constitution through wounds delivered by the United Nations…

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History of Cherrydale School by Mrs. Peter S. Taylor. 9 pages

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Extensive legal discussion of the joint cases concerning civil rights statutes and NAACP Legal Defense Fund, defendants and Attorney General and Commonwealth Attorneys for the State of Virginia, plaintiffs.

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Historical perspective and current analysis of Little Rock, desegregation and status of Negros.

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"Memo on Local Placement in Northern Virginia," April 15, 1961. Gives brief history of African American student placement and attendance in Arlington public schools. Gives shorter updates on Fairfax County and Falls Church. Two pages.

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Memo on the success of the Pupil Placement ordinance that allows Negro students to request attending "white schools" in their areas, 2 pages.

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Review of the issues facing the NAACP concerning Fort Lee in Fairfax County where colored children are not allowed to enroll in Fairfax Schools, comments on nomination of Thurgood Marshall to Supreme Court, meeting with Attorney General Robert…

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Flyer for the Arlington Branch, NAACP, event on November 28, 1961. The Arlington Council on Human Relations presents a panel on housing in Arlington County. Speakers include Robert Groom, Edward B. Hincks, and Mrs. William [Evelyn] Syphax.
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