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Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights Congress


This archive, from the NYPL's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, documents the Civil Rights Congress (CRC) which was established in 1946 to, among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against…labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." Dates of inclusion range from 1946-1955.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; History; United States History; Manuscripts and Rare Books; African American Studies
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Dates of Coverage: 1946-1955

Print Equivalent: Civil Rights Congress records, 1946-1955, are held at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division [].

Provider: Gale Cengage

Format: Web