Oakley C. Johnson papers,

Title
Oakley C. Johnson papers, 1946-1957.
Author
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
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r. 1Moving imageUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-972 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
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Additional Authors
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Description
  • 4 lin ft.
  • 5 microfilm reels.
Note
  • Guide : Shelved as: Sc F-95-444
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Collection available on microfilm;
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Source (note)
  • Johnson, Oakley C.
Biography (note)
  • English professor, civil liberties advocate.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • "Manuscript Collections from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Guide to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition." Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1995.
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  • Surveyed
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Call Number
Sc Micro R-972
Author
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Title
Oakley C. Johnson papers, 1946-1957.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Summary
Case files from the Louisiana Civil Rights Congress including pamphlets, legal transcripts and briefs, press releases, news clippings, and correspondence which documents the legal activities of the Congress, particularly its attempt to secure justice for Paul Washington and Ocie Jugger, both sentenced to death on rape charges. Material from Johnson's hearing before the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1957; and manuscripts and materials from his research for several writing projects, including "Marxism and the Negro," "Mask of Justice," and a "Glossary of Twenty-five Historic Civil Rights Cases." Also, notes, source materials, and manuscripts of his extensive writings on civil liberties and segregation, together with material concerning a trip through the South in 1957.
Additional Formats
Collection available on microfilm; Scholarly Resources, Inc.; call number Sc Micro R-972.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York, N.Y. : New York Public Library, marketed by Scholarly Resources Inc., 1969. 5 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-7408)
Biography
English professor, civil liberties advocate. Johnson served as executive secretary of the Louisiana chapter of the Civil Rights Congress, 1949-1951.
Indexes
"Manuscript Collections from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Guide to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition." Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1995.
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Occupation
Civil rights workers.
Added Author
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-972
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