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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 6 Fold: 13 Legal Questions
1947-65

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and PRN matter on various legal cases and issues.

Box: 6 Fold: 14 Lists
1935-47

DESCRIPTION: Contains lists of books, lists requested from LaFarge, and lists of people invited to various functions or participating in functions.

Box: 6 Fold: 15 Literature on Negroes
1928-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains reviews, clippings, articles about Negro literature or publications.

Box: 6 Fold: 16 Liturgical Concerns (Proposal on Changes)
Nov 8, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN proposals on changes for conduct of liturgy.

Box: 6 Fold: 17 Lynching (Clippings, Correspondence)
1927-53

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re lynchings in US.

Box: 7 Fold: 1 'M' Correspondence files
1949-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF, including 1956 letter from Jacques Maritain.

Box: 7 Fold: 2 'M' Correspondence 1949
1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF.

Box: 7 Fold: 3 Willie McGee Case Clippings
1950-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on Willie McGee case.

Box: 7 Fold: 4 "Manner is Ordinary" (French edition)
1955-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and TL [carbon] correspondence plus TMs notes, corrections, and preface for "Un Americain Comme Les Autres" (French edition of "The Manner is Ordinary").

Box: 7 Fold: 5 March on Washington 1963
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and PRN press releases re: March on Washington. Press release includes JLF statement on march.

Box: 7 Fold: 6 Marriage Cases
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clips on marriage issues (liturgy, legislation, etc.) plus correspondence re marriages JLF performed.

Box: 7 Fold: 7 Martyrs: Negro Martyrs of Uganda (clippings on)
1934-37

Box: 7 Fold: 8 Medicine: Negroes in Medicine (Clippings re)
1927-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings re Negroes in medicine and Negro health care. Includes clip of JLF address to Harlem Hospital School of Nursing.

Box: 7 Fold: 9 Mexican-American Discrimination (Clippings re)
1949

Box: 7 Fold: 10 Migrant Workers (Bishops' Committee for Migrant Workers)
1955-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains 2 PRN releases from the Bishops' Copmmittee for Migrant Workers.

Box: 7 Fold: 11 Military Ordinariate
Feb 16, 1946

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS to JLF from Chancellor James H. Griffiths of the Military Ordinariate in New York, requesting radio script material for armed forces in Japan.

Box: 7 Fold: 12 Miscegenation (Clippings and Press Release)
1931-62

Box: 7 Fold: 13 Mississippi Race Matters
1949-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on school equality (1949) plus PRN clipping on Negro voting in 1951 primaries.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 Moral Re-Armament Movement
1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings and press releases on Moral Re-Armament Movement (MRA).

Box: 7 Fold: 15 Music (Clippings on Negroes in Music)
1927-52

Box: 7 Fold: 16 NAACP Corresp & Literature
1951-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, press releases, pamphlets, offprints, and fundraising material from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Box: 7 Fold: 17 NAACP Clippings & Literature
1955-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, pamphlets, convention programs etc. from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Box: 7 Fold: 18 NAACP Corresp, Clippings & Literature
1929-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters, clippings, etc. from and concerning the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Box: 7 Fold: 19 Nat'l Catholic Alumni Fed. Resolution
Oct 1937

Box: 7 Fold: 20 Nat'l Cath Conf for Interracial Justice (NCCIJ)
1959-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains minutes, letters, position papers, etc. from the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice.

Box: 7 Fold: 21 Nat'l Cath Conf for Interracial Justice 2 (NCCIJ)
1962-63

DESCRIPTION: Includes PRN draft resolutions for Council Delegates Meeting of 11/63.

Box: 8 Fold: 1 Nat'l Conf of Christians & Jews
1949-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLs and TL [carbon] correspondence plus PRN clippings and other material.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Nat'l Catholic Rural Life Conf (corresp and clippings)
1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re National Catholic Rural Life Conference.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Nat'l Cath Social Action Congress Correspondence
May 23, 1939

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re National Catholic Social Action Congress.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Nat'l Catholic Welfare Conference correspondence
1941-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re National Catholic Welfare Conference (NCWC).

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Nat'l Comm on Segregation in Nation's Capital
1947-50

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, minutes, and memoranda from the National Committee on Segregation in the Nation's Capital.

Box: 8 Fold: 6 Nat'l Council of Catholic Men
1955-56

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence pertaining to LaFarge's appearance on the "Catholic Hour," a television program sponsored by the National Council of Catholic Men.

Box: 8 Fold: 7 National Guard (Race Problems in Nat'l Guard)
1949-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings from the New York Times, a few letters, and an offprint on the subject of segregation in the National Guard. Includes 1958 clipping quoting JLF on segregation in Levittown NJ.

Box: 8 Fold: 8 Nat'l Recovery Administration (NRA)
1933-34

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re: NRA and situation of Negroes in South.

Box: 8 Fold: 9 National Urban League
1930-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and clippings re: National Urban League and associated groups.

Box: 8 Fold: 10 Nat'l Urban League, Ldrshp Conf
1956-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains "Confidential Report on the National Urban League Leadership Conference on Southern Problems" held in 1957, plus correspondence and PRN material concerning conference.

Box: 8 Fold: 11 Native Clergy in Africa
1931-37

DESCRIPTION: Clippings from papers in various countries, some memoranda and other ephemeral material.

Box: 8 Fold: 12 Navy (U.S. Navy & Minorities)
1947-49

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS and PRN clippings on the subject of minorities entering US Navy.

Box: 8 Fold: 13 Negro American Labor Council
1959-61

DESCRIPTION: Contains publications, speeches, pamphlets, and one letter from the Negro American Labor Council.

Box: 8 Fold: 14 Negro & Race Problems (Correspondence Re)
1943-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to JLF, often asking for a statement or public greeting from him, from a number of organizations--Catholic Scholarships for Negroes, Inc., Am. Friends Service Comm., United Church of Christ Council for Christian Social Action, and others.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 Negroes and Subversive Organizations
August 1950

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re Dutton Ferguson and latter's involvement with National Negro Congress and Washington Committee for Democratic Action.

Box: 8 Fold: 15 New Catholic Encyclopedia (Article on Racism)
1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains draft MSS of JLF article on racism for New Catholic Encyclopedia. Article appeared in 1967.

Box: 8 Fold: 17 New Mexico (Press Release on Negro Church)
Aug 4, 1949

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN press release on dedication of New Mexico's first Negro church.

Box: 8 Fold: 18 Cardinal Newman Canonization Proposal
1941-42

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and other material concerning the proposed canonization of Cardinal Newman.

Box: 8 Fold: 19 Newport, R.I. Housing for Negroes (letter of JLF)
Mar 4, 1942

DESCRIPTION: Contains JLF letter re Tonomy Hill Housing Project in Newport RI.

Box: 8 Fold: 20 Newport, R.I. (Misc. clips and material re)
1961-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings and press releases re: Newport RI. Interesting oddity is clipping quoting JLF's opinion on Kensington Rune stone in Minnesota.

Box: 8 Fold: 21 Newspaper Clippings (Various topics)
1935-59

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous newspaper clippings on a wide variety of subjects.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 Newspaper Clippings (1)
DATE SPAN: 04/10/1927 - 05/25/1965

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings from a wide variety of newspapers. Several are on issues surrounding contraception. Includes PRN offprint of article from "Civilta Cattolica" (1937) which mentions JLF in connection with race matters.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 Newspaper Clippings (2)
1930-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on various subjects from Negro newspapers.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 Negro Nurses
1946-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, a few clippings, and one MSS article on Negro nurses.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 'O' Correspondence
1942-46

DESCRIPTION: Contains documents filed under 'O' by JLF or staff, possibly for name Outerbridge, a JLF contact at State Dept. Contents pertain to reports on religious freedom for Protestants in Spain under Franco. Includes TN card listing contents of folder.

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