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Lawrence Alliance records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS P856
Overview

The Lawrence Alliance of Lawrence, Kansas was formed in 1991 to promote appreciation for diversity, strengthen race relations, and discourage discrimination within the Lawrence community. These two form letters, dated October 1994, announce the Alliance's upcoming community events.

Dates: October 1994

Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy records

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 48
Overview

The Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy (LLPD) was organized in 1945 with an aim to advance better interracial relations in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. This collection contains the correspondence of the LLPD, minutes of the Executive Board and general meetings of the organization, scrap books, clippings, surveys and other activities reflecting the efforts of the organization from 1945 to 1965.

Dates: 1945 - 1965

Personal papers of Kristine McCusker

 Collection
Call Number: PP 604
Overview

This collection contains Kristine McCusker's research completed for her thesis entitled "The Forgotten Years' of America's Civil Rights Movement." The research mostly consists of photocopied articles, letters, and papers; also in the collection are letters to and from McCusker and photographs with their negatives.

Dates: 1990s

Report of Direct Action Against Racial Discrimination at a Cafe Near the Campus of the University of Kansas

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P683
Overview

The collection consists of one copy of the Lawrence Committee on Racial Equality (CORE)'s 1948 "Report of Direct Action Against Racial Discrimination at a Cafe Near the Campus of the University of Kansas." The report provides an account of actions taken to counter racial discrimination in 1940s Lawrence, Kansas.

Dates: April 15, 1948