The Second American Revolution working papers
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In preparation for the Second American Revolution conference, students prepared ten study papers on a variety of themes. These included class, economics, government, housing, sociology, non-violence, and voting. Each study paper had a chair(s), committee members, and typists. Each study paper includes research, as well as quotations and citations from published sources.
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The Second American Revolution conference took place at Haverford College on February 7, 8, and 9, 1964. Sponsored by the Student Conference Committee of Bryn Mawr and Haverford Colleges, it aimed to promote a better understanding of the Civil Rights movement, particuarly the role of a variety of organizations in that movement. The conference featured keynote speakers, panel discussions, and opportunities for attendees to discuss information.
Speakers included James Forman, executive secretary of the Student Nonviolence Co-ordinating Committee; James Kilpatrick, editor of the Richmond (Va.) News-Leader and author of The Case for Segregation; Robert Hill, labor secretary for the NAACP; historian John Hope Franklin; James Farmer from the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE); Rev. C.T. Vivian of the Southern Christian Leadership Coalition, William Worthy, journalist and ally of Malcom X; and Bill Higgs, a Congressional advisor on Civil Rights legislation. Malcom X had accepted an initial invitation to speak but did not attend.
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Working papers from a conference held at Haverford in February, 1964 on the Civil Rights Movement.
Processed by Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz, completed November 2020
- Second American Revolution working papers
- Lauryn White and Sarah Horowitz
- November, 2020
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