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Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence, Kansas, May 10, 1970, by the Coordinating Committee for the Black Community (Bryce Rivers, Chairman),

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P689

Overview

Photocopy of a 3-page manifesto read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church (Lawrence, Kansas) on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.

Dates

  • May 10, 1970

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

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Extent

1 folder (3-page, typescript, photocopy)

Scope and Contents

Photocopy of a 3-page manifesto (typescript) read to the congregation of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrence, Kansas on Sunday, May 10, 1970, by Bryce Rivers, Chairman, Coordinating Committee for the Black Community. Alleging the church's world-wide exploitation of African Americans, the manifesto demands payment of $75,000 in reparations for Lawrence's 3,000 African American residents.

Physical Location

RH MS P689

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Henry Shenk, 1984
Title
Guide to the Coordinating Committee for the Black Community Collection
Subtitle
Manifesto: read to the congregation of the First Methodist Church in Lawrence
Author
Finding aid prepared by mh, 2006 Finding aid encoded by mh, 2006
Date
2006
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/9897610973
Preferred citation
Coordinating Committee for the Black Community Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS P689, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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