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REV. JOHN LAFARGE, SJ PAPERS (FIRST AND SECOND ACCESSIONS)
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Box: 9 Fold: 5 "Osservatore Romano" (Clippings on Santa Francesca Romana)
circa 1940

DESCRIPTION: Contains booklet, cards, pictures, and clippings from "L'Osservatore Romano" (newpaper) on the subject of the quinquacentennial of Santa Francesca Romana.

Box: 9 Fold: 6 Persecution, Racial (clippings re)
circa 1920-circa 1933

Box: 9 Fold: 7 Physicians (Clippings re Negro Physicians)
1949-53

Box: 9 Fold: 8 Political Offices Held by Negroes
circa 1930-1953

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, with two press releases and one flyer concerning Negroes in politics.

Box: 9 Fold: 9 Popes (Article and List re possible Negro Popes)
1957-58

Box: 9 Fold: 10 Population & Birth Control Articles
circa 1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains two articles from Catholic journals, one on the rhythm method and one on population growth trends in Latin America.

Box: 9 Fold: 11 Priests, Negro
circa 1929-1963

DESCRIPTION: Contains lists of Negro priests, press releases, a pamphlet, an ordination invitation, and clippings from many parts of the world concerning Negro clergy in the Catholic Church.

Box: 9 Fold: 12 Prejudice (Clippings and Article Reprint)
1929-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings on topic of race prejudice. Also includes PRN reprint of JLF's article "Can Prejudice Be Cured?"

Box: 9 Fold: 13 Programs, Race Relations
circa 1930-circa 1947

DESCRIPTION: Contains mimeographed and typed summaries of actions taken or recommended, along with a photograph from the Gibbons Insitute, Ridge, Maryland, 1933, of Mr. and Mrs. Victor H. Daniel. Includes TMS JLF's "What is a Catholic Social Program?"

Box: 9 Fold: 14 Provincial's Correspondence
1933-40

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to/from Provincial of the Maryland-New York Province and JLF. Topics include relationship between "America" and Institute of Social Order, internal management of "America."

Box: 9 Fold: 15 Publicity: Gibbons Institute
1924-35

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence and PRN matter on Gibbons Institute of Ridge, MD, and Victor Daniel's leadership of institute. (Note: "Publicity" was original name of folder.)

Box: 9 Fold: 16 Publicity (Misc. clippings etc.)
1935-37

DESCRIPTION: Contains misc clippings and press releases, many on subject of race relations. Includes PRN JLF's "Can Prejudice Be Cured" in Echoes of Carmel Jan. 1936 issue, plus TN card listing contents of folder.

Box: 9 Fold: 17 Puerto Ricans (Misc. Clippings re)
1949-60

Box: 10 Fold: 1 Puerto Rico
1948-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re: Seminar on Social Change and Racial Prejudice in Puerto Rico (seminar given in honor of JLF). Includes mimeo studies on race attitudes among Puerto Ricans.

Box: 10 Fold: 2 Race Problems (Clippings and Correspondence)
circa Aug 1934-1962

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re: various aspects of racial relations as they affected the Church and clergy. Includes PRN profile of George K. Hunton from the "Sign" plus material from 1962 protests in Albany GA involving Martin Luther King Jr (latter material includes MLK's appeal to JFK re: enforcement of integration laws, draft of JLF telegram to JFK re: events in Albany GA, plus White House reply to same.)

Box: 10 Fold: 3 Race & Racialism (Correspondence and Clippings)
1929-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, clippings, and articles on race and racialism, many concerning foundations of racialist theory.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 Race Riots: Cicero, Illinois, 1951 (Clippings)
1951-52

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and press releases, largely on the housing riots in Cicero, Illinois. Includes PRN copy of JLF's "The Causes of Race Riots".

Box: 10 Fold: 5 Race and Reconversion (Postwar Economy and Race)
Aug 27, 1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains Urban League memo re racial aspects of postwar reconversion to peacetime economy. Intended for President Truman.



Box: 10 Fold: 6 Racism (theoretical aspects of)
1938-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains articles, statements, clippings, and press releases on racism, some examining phenomenon from theoretical point of view, others concerning racist nature of Nazism. Includes a number of JLF articles, plus article by Jacques Maritain re: extermination of European Jewry.

Box: 10 Fold: 7 Racism in National Associations
Sept 1945

DESCRIPTION: Contains TMs American Civil Liberties Union survey "Race Practices of National Associations".

Box: 10 Fold: 8 Religions & Race Relations (Clippings re)
1915-circa 1963

Box: 10 Fold: 9 Religious & Race
circa 1945-circa 1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence re integration of religious and clergy. A number of clippings concern non-Catholic institutions, esp. Episcopal Seminary at University of the South (Sewanee).

Box: 10 Fold: 10 Religious Liberty and 1960 Election
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and statements regarding issue of connection between religious affiliation and fitness for public office, in relation to 1960 presidential candidacy of JFK.

Box: 10 Fold: 11 Religious Rights & Minorities, American Committee on
Mar 1930

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF and the American Committee on Religious Rights and Minorities, organization concerned with religious liberties in Soviet Union. Includes PRN press release on status of religious freedom in Soviet Union.

Box: 10 Fold: 12 Retreats: St Madeleine Sophie Retreat Group
1944-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, PRN statement of purpose, TMs by laws and constitution of St. Madeleine Sophie Retreat Group, interracial women's retreat group founded and directed by JLF. Includes 5 TN cards listing contents of folder.

Box: 11 Fold: 1 Rhode Island Talk on Negroes & Communism
1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and correspondence concerning JLF talk at University of Rhode Island.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 Robeson, Paul (Clippings on)
1949-52

Box: 11 Fold: 3 Rome Correspondence
1953-62

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence between JLF and Rome, mostly to officials at Jesuit headquarters. Includes photocopy of censor's report on Teilhard de Chardin's "Phenomenon of Man".

Box: 11 Fold: 4 Saints (Correspondence, clippings, leaflets re Negro Saints)
1934-50

Box: 11 Fold: 5 Scholarships (Vatterott Scholarship)
1956-circa 1961

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence, memos, and miscellaneous information on the Vatteroff Scholarship Program in the field of race relations at Fordham. (This was a joint program with the Catholic Interracial Council in New York City.)

Box: 11 Fold: 6 Schools & Segregation (Clippings)
1949-53

Box: 11 Fold: 7 Scottsboro Case
1933-36

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, correspondence, and PRN matter regarding American Scottsboro Committee, of which JLF was member. Includes outline of purpose and plan of ASCO, as well as wealth of background material on trials, public reactions north and south, communist involvement in defense, etc.

Box: 11 Fold: 8 Segregation I (Clippings and Court Decisions)
1935-circa 1954

Box: 11 Fold: 10 Segregation II (Clippings, position papers, press releases)
circa 1929-circa 1954

Box: 11 Fold: 11 "Segregation & the Catholic Schools" (bound report)
1954

DESCRIPTION: Contains mimeographed study of some 75 pages entitled "Segregation and the Catholic Schools: A Study", produced by the Catholic Committee of the South, Rock Hill, South Carolina.

Box: 11 Fold: 12 Seminarians, Interracial (correspondence - 1)
1945-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence to and from JLF re interracial seminaries.

Box: 11 Fold: 13 Seminarians, Interracial (correspondence - 2)
1955-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re interracial seminaries.

Box: 11 Fold: 14 Letters re "Sermons on Interracial Justice"
1956-58

DESCRIPTION: Contains correspondence re "Sermons on Interracial Justice", a booklet of sermons from various priests that JLF compiled and distributed.

Box: 12 Fold: 1 Sharecroppers (Clipping, letter, press release re)
1936-51

Box: 12 Fold: 2 Sisterhoods, Interracial Issues
1926-circa 1960

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, press releases, pamphlets, and letters on the subject of integrated, or largely black, Catholic orders for women.

Box: 12 Fold: 3 Sisters, I
1945-48

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, ALS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and various convents, women's academies, etc.

Box: 12 Fold: 4 Sisters, II
1949-55

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, ALS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and various convents, women's academies, etc.

Box: 12 Fold: 5 Sisters, III
1956-63

DESCRIPTION: Contains TLS, ALS, and TL [carbon] correspondence between JLF and various convents, academies for women, etc.

Box: 12 Fold: 6 Slavery
1932-60

DESCRIPTION: Contains AMs and TMs notes, clippings, articles, papers, book lists, and correspondence on slavery.

Box: 12 Fold: 7 Social Justice
circa 1924-1938

DESCRIPTION: Contains letters, clippings, and press releases on the interracial aspects of social justice. Many of the clipings come from black newspapers in Baltimore and New York.

Box: 12 Fold: 8 Social Welfare & the Catholic Church
Sept 1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains material concerning book of readings on social welfare and the Catholic Church assembled under the apparent auspices of the Catholic Charities office of the Diocese of Brooklyn. Includes TMs and TMs [carbon] JLF chapter "Race Relations and Social Relations," plus TMs list of contributors.

Box: 12 Fold: 9 Soldier Vote in 1944 Election
Feb 27, 1944

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings and ALS from attorney Grover O'Connor, San Francisco, on the subject of the voting by soldiers on active duty in the 1944 presidential elections.

Box: 12 Fold: 10 The South (Clippings, Correspondence, etc.)
1934-circa 1955

DESCRIPTION: Contains clippings, press releases, articles, correspondence on matters pertaining to the South.

Box: 12 Fold: 11 South Carolina Segregation Clippings
1951-52

Box: 12 Fold: 11 South Tyrol Problem (clippings and articles re)
circa 1959-1960

Box: 12 Fold: 12 Southern Regional Council Clippings
1950-51

DESCRIPTION: Contains PRN clippings re Southern Regional Council.

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