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Richard Parrish papers

Title
Richard Parrish papers, 1950-1975.
Author
Parrish, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1914-1983.
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r. 3Mixed materialUse in library Sc Micro R-6688 r. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in library Sc Micro R-6688 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 1Mixed materialUse in library Sc Micro R-6688 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
ser. 3Mixed materialUse in library Sc F 95-444 ser. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference - Desk

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Additional Authors
  • Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979.
  • Robinson, Cleveland L. (Cleveland Lowellyn), 1914-1995.
  • Overton, L. Joseph.
Description
  • 1.4 lin ft.
  • 3 microfilm reels.
Subjects
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
  • Sc MG 31
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Collection available on microfilm;
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Source (note)
  • Parrish, Richard
Biography (note)
  • Richard Franklin Parrish was a teacher and a labor leader in New York City. He was a founding member and president of the National Afro-American Labor Council, formerly the Negro American Labor Council, which strove to end discrimination in the labor movement.
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. Shelved as: Desk Sc F 95-444 ser. 3.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Processed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc Micro R-6688
Author
Parrish, Richard F. (Richard Franklin), 1914-1983.
Title
Richard Parrish papers, 1950-1975.
Additional Formats
Collection available on microfilm; Scholarly Resources, Inc.; call number Sc Micro R-6688 (Reels 1-3)
Summary
The collection consists of correspondence, speeches, minutes, convention proceedings, articles, printed material, and newspapers clippings describing activities of the labor and civil rights organizations to which Parrish belonged, together with information on his teaching career in public schools. The predominant organization represented in these papers is the National Afro-American Labor Council at the chapter and national levels but there are some papers for the American Federation of Teachers. Correspondents include Cleveland Robinson, president of the NALC. Also included are records of the National Afro-American Labor Council's National Executive Board including minutes, correspondence, reports, membership records, financial records, subject files, press releases, and convention materials, 1960-1975. Some material of A. Philip Randolph and L. Joseph Overton, National Secretary of the NALC, is also included.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York : New York Public Library. [19--]. 3 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-16039)
Biography
Richard Franklin Parrish was a teacher and a labor leader in New York City. He was a founding member and president of the National Afro-American Labor Council, formerly the Negro American Labor Council, which strove to end discrimination in the labor movement.
Parrish held offices in the United Federation of Teachers and the American Federation of Teachers, the national teachers union affiliated with the AFL-CIO. During the New York City teachers' strike of 1968, Parrish formed the UFT Black Caucus. Parrish was most active with teacher and Black labor organizations from the early 1960s until 1974. He died in 1983.
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. Shelved as: Desk Sc F 95-444 ser. 3.
Processing Action
Surveyed 198704
Processed 19780403
Cataloging updated 19940329
Source
SCM 77-22
1.1 Parrish, Richard Gift
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Added Author
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979.
Robinson, Cleveland L. (Cleveland Lowellyn), 1914-1995.
Overton, L. Joseph.
Related To
Reels 4-10 Richard Parrish papers (Additions 1), 1959-1976 bulk(1966-1973). NYPW02-A338
LCCN
ms 79001888
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-6688 Reels 1-3
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