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Mayor's Community Relations Committee, 1961 - 1969

 Series

Scope and Contents

John Cunningham served as the first chair of the Mayor's Community Relations Committee, and was succeeded by Warner L. Hall, senior minister of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, in 1965. Jack L. Bullard was hired as the committee's first executive director in 1968. Includes content relating to the 1965 bombings of the homes of prominent black Charlotteans Fred Alexander, Kelly Alexander, Sr., Reginald Hawkins, and Julius Chambers. Correspondents include George C. Wallace (4/5/65) and Robert F. Kennedy (6/24/63, 7/8/63).

Dates

  • 1961 - 1969

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet

Language

English

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated