The Resource Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress

Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress

Label
Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress
Title
Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Civil Rights Congress (CRC) was established in 1946 to, among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against ... labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." The CRC arose out of the merger of three groups with ties to the Communist Party, the International Labor Defense (ILD), the National Negro Congress, and the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties. CRC campaigns helped pioneer many of the tactics that civil rights movement activists would employ in the late 1950s and 1960s. The CRC folded in 1955 under pressure from the U.S. Attorney General and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which accused the organization of being subversive
Member of
Cataloging source
MIGCL
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1890-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Patterson, William L.
  • Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Series statement
Archives unbound
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Civil rights
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights movements
  • United States
  • Civil Rights Congress (U.S.)
  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Civil rights
  • Civil rights movements
  • Race relations
  • United States
Label
Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Date range of documents: 1946-1955
  • Reproduction of the originals from the Schomburg Center, New York Public Library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
777616883
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (115,378 images).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777616883
Label
Fight for racial justice and the Civil Rights Congress
Publication
Note
  • Date range of documents: 1946-1955
  • Reproduction of the originals from the Schomburg Center, New York Public Library
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
777616883
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (115,378 images).
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)777616883

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