UNC Charlotte Special Collections J. Murrey Atkins Library - Special Collections & University Archives

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Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MS0101
Overview Records of a committee established in 1961 by the mayor of Charlotte to help ease racial tensions and to assist in the gradual desegregation of public facilities. Includes correspondence, minutes, and clippings relating to the committee and its predecessor, the Friendly Relations Committee. Also contains material from state and national groups, including the North Carolina Mayor's Cooperating Committee, North Carolina Good Neighbor Council, National Citizens Committee for Community Relations,...
Dates: 1960 - 1990; 1961 - 1969

Robert Smith research collection concerning Griggs v. Duke Power

 Collection
Identifier: MS0594
Overview Collection consists of research materials compiled by Dr. Robert Samuel Smith for his 2008 book, Race, Labor, and Civil Rights: Griggs v. Duke Power and the Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1979, 2004-2005