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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 3 Fold: 15 Cuba, 1963
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN "Free Cuba News", material re: Citizen's Committee for a Free Cuba (of which JLF was board member), plus misc. material on Cuba.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 "Dead Letters"
1957-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and ALS on various topics. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Correspondence "E"
1957-63

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Eccentric letters file ("America")
1940-43

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Editorial Wages
1954-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains receipts, 1099s, for JLF's income as writer. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 4 Fold: 5 Etudes Correspondence
1948-54

DESCRIPTION: Contains ALS and TLS correspondence (in French) re: French journal "Etudes".

Box: 4 Fold: 6 Federal Fair Employment Practice File
1935-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains various PRN items and clippings re: fair employment practices in US.

Box: 4 Fold: 7 Federated Colored Catholics
1928-33

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN press releases on Catholic interracial relations; newspaper clippings (some badly deteriorated) on same; plus PRN galley proof of JLF's "America" article "Catholic Negroes Take Stock" (undated).

Box: 4 Fold: 8 Federated Colored Catholics
1928-38

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters, memoranda, programs for annual meetings (1929 and 1930), and one example of the journal, "The New Voice," of the Federated Colored Catholics. Matters discussed include Constitution of that organization.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 Fine Arts and Negro Participation
1928-34

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN material and clippings on Negro visual and performance art. Includes catalogues of Harmon Foundation exhibitions of 1929, 1930, and 1934. Also includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 4 Fold: 10 Fisk University
1948-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings re: Fisk University and its president Dr. Charles S. Johnson.

Box: 4 Fold: 11 French Retreat
1940-41

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs and ALS pertaining to 1940 retreat JLF organized for French exiles and French-speaking Americans. Includes TMs JLF's address (in French).

Box: 4 Fold: 12 Gamma Personal File
1934-65

DESCRIPTION: Contains various items including TMs JLF biographical information, PRN copy "Catholic Mind" with memorial article on JLF, PRN NCWC press release on death of JLF, plus JLF letter with reminiscence of Statue of Liberty sculptor Frederick Bartholdi.

Box: 4 Fold: 13 Georgetown Prep Integration Correspondence
1953

Box: 4 Fold: 14 Harcourt, Brace & Co.
1955-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, 1099, some royalty statements from the publishing company. Includes TN card lising contents of folder.

Box: 4 Fold: 15 Harlem Material
1938-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correpondence, mimeographed material, memos, and clippings re: Harlem.

Box: 4 Fold: 16 Harlem Race Riots, 1935
1934-35

DESCRIPTION: Contains material on Harlem riots of 1935 plus PRN material on Calcutta Dock Workers' Strike of 1934.



Box: 5 Fold: 1 Hastie, Judge William H.
1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and HUAC extracts on former USVI Governor Hastie, later appointed judge of the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 5 Fold: 2 Health of Negroes
1927-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and ephemera on Negro health and health care in United States. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 5 Fold: 3 Healy Brothers Material (Correspondence re)
1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains letter of inquiry about Patrick Healy and his brothers.



Box: 5 Fold: 4 Hebo, Eleanor Phelps Custody Case
1932-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters and clippings on Hebo child custody case plus unrelated clippings re: Jim Crow laws. Also includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 5 Fold: 5 Helpers of the Holy Souls
1950-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN brochure about this order of nuns, TMs history in French by Rev. Pierre Charles, SJ, (with translation), plus JLF's TMs preface to book on order.

Box: 5 Fold: 6 Heroism & Courage (Clippings re Negro Heroism)
1933-37

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings of news stories of Negro heroism, plus TN card listing contents of file.

Box: 5 Fold: 7 History (Negro History)
1928-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and other material (book listings, etc.) on Negro history.

Box: 5 Fold: 8 Hospitals, Interracial
1949-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and press releases pertaining to integrated hospitals.

Box: 5 Fold: 9 Housing, Integration and
1941-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains material on discrimination in housing, including mimeo on racial tension in Levittown PA, plus report on 1954 NYC housing discrimination case.

Box: 5 Fold: 10 Housing Integration (Clippings 1949-53)
1949-53

Box: 5 Fold: 11 Inquiries (Correspondence)
1955-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and ALS correspondence re: inquiries of various kinds (personal advice, references, genealogical, Maryland history). Includes TLS from author Madeline Gray re: biblical passages concerning women.

Box: 5 Fold: 12 Institute for Religious & Social Studies
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains discussion papers and memoranda from the Institute for Religious and Social Studies.

Box: 5 Fold: 13 Institute on Jesuit Asceticism
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains 84 page mimeograph "Proceedings of the Institute on Jesuit Asceticism" in which JLF participated.

Box: 5 Fold: 14 Integration Paper by Charles S. Johnson
1959

DESCRIPTION: Contains "The Integration of Racial Minorities in American Society" (mimeo paper by Charles S. Johnson of Fisk University).

Box: 5 Fold: 15 Integration: "Church and Integration" Paper
1956

DESCRIPTION: Contains 14-page paper in the form of a letter, by Rev. Harold L. Cooper, SJ, chaplain of Loyola University, New Orleans, entitled, "The Church and Integration."

Box: 5 Fold: 16 Integration (Little Rock Schools: Clippings 1958)
1958

Box: 5 Fold: 17 Intermarriage Clippings and Letters 1939-1961
1939-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and clippings on subject of intermarriage.

Box: 5 Fold: 18 Interracial: Advertising Letter, 1961
1961

Box: 5 Fold: 19 Interracial: "Journal & Guide" editorials
1958

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings re race relations from the "Journal and Guide".

Box: 5 Fold: 20 Interracial Inquiries
1948-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF on a variety of questions.

Box: 5 Fold: 21 Interracial Matters, Legal Aspects
1929-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains material on law and integration, including PRN brief before US Supreme Court on Colorado Anti-Discrimination Commission vs Continental Airlines; PRN Report to NY State War Council re: prohibition of discrimination in employment; PRN copy 1944 NY act prohibiting advertising in newspapers "publishing discriminatory matter"; PRN appeal and judicial opinion in habeas corpus and extradition case of Thomas Mattox; misc. clippings on related matters.

Box: 5 Fold: 22 Interracial (Clipping On Racial Bias in Textbooks)
1949

Box: 6 Fold: 1 Interracial: European Press on US Negroes
1949-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN articles, translations, press releases, and clippings in German, Dutch, and French on the subject of blacks in the U.S., particularly on the role of the American Catholic Church in the matter. Includes PRN copy JLF's "Work of the Catholic Church Among the Negroes of the United States" trans. into German plus mention of JLF in "Brief uit New York". Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 6 Fold: 2 Interracial: Economics of Integration
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains letter to JLF re: economic aspects of integration.

Box: 6 Fold: 3 Interracial Hearings Transcript
Aug 7, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains transcript of hearing at Fordham University Summer School 1940 plus TMs [carbon] outline on encyclical "Quadregesimo Anno".

Box: 6 Fold: 4 Interracial: March on Washington 1942
1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN material, ALS and TLS correspondence re 1942 March on Washington for end to job discrimination. Includes PRN 8 Point Program of March on Washington Movement.

Box: 6 Fold: 5 Interracial Inquiries
1950-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, mailing lists, etc., concerning civil rights movement.

Box: 6 Fold: 6 Japanese-American Matters
1948-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and PRN material on Japanese-American matters.

Box: 6 Fold: 7 Jim Crow Law Clippings (1932-1935)
1932-35

Box: 6 Fold: 8 Ku Klux Klan Clippings (1949-1950)
1949-50

Box: 6 Fold: 9 Labor Matters (Mostly Racial)
1927-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, and articles on labor and race relations.

Box: 6 Fold: 10 "John LaFarge Reader" Correspondence and Reviews
1956

Box: 6 Fold: 11 Latin American Race Relations (clippings 1942-52)
1942-52

Box: 6 Fold: 12 Lecomte du Nouy American Foundation
1959-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, minutes, and PRN material relating to the book awards of the Lecomte du Nouy American Foundation, for which JLF served as secretary.

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