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|Named Person:||Horace Mann Bond; James Bond; Julian Bond; Julian Bond; Max Bond; Stokely Carmichael; Eric H Holder; Edward M Kennedy; Martin Luther King, Jr.; John Lewis; Ronald Reagan; Willie Ricks; Carter Godwin Woodson; Bond family.|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Julian Bond; James Bond; Cesar Chavez; Carl Davidson; Eugene Desmond; Gordon DuBois; Jerry Gershenhorn; David Hartsough; Casey Hayden; Tom Hayden; James L Hooten; Van Jones; Patrick J Leahy; John Lewis; George S McGovern; Nancy Pelosi; Charles B Rangel; Howard MacArthur Romaine; Michael Thelwell; Sue Thrasher; Tom Wicker; Peter Yarrow
|Description:||circa 200 items.|
Of interest is a file from the 50th anniversary conference of SNCC, April 15-18, 2010. Included in the file are copies of the schedule and program; "Keep on keepin' on, we'll never turn back" by Carl Davidson, describing the event which included a plenary speech by Bond and keynote address by Eric Holder with introduction by John Lewis. Also "Lunch counter sit-ins -- Maryland & Virginia" by David Hartsough; "In the attics of my mind" by Casey Hayden; "tribe of SNCC" by Tom Hayden; "Lest we forget" by Mike Thelwell; First thoughts" by Sue Thrasher; "What we did" by Bond;
Material associated with chairmanship of the NAACP include letters of thanks from Charles B. Rangel and Nancy Pelosi; a centennial resolution; a commemorative booklet, a program from a symposium at the University of Virginia on the NAACP at 100;and booklets of autographs of admirers on the occasion of his retirement; correspondence concerning his decision to run for another term as chairman, 2008; a statement "D.C. billwould create a more perfect union"; and photographs from his retirement dinner.
Correspondence contains a letter from Peter Yarrow concerning a trip to Viet Nam sponsored by the Fund for Reconciliation and Development; a letter from John Lewis together with a program from his 70th birthday celebration; a letter from Patrick J. Leahy thanking him for testimony on the Uniting American Families Act; a copy of a letter from Bond to Van Jones on the ability of the NAACP to understand the hip-hop generation; a letter accepting an invitation to join the advisory board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights.
Includes an audiocassette of a speech "What's next" 1979 January 15; a disk of his appearance on Minnesota Public Radio, 2009 October 1, discussing civil rights in America in the Obama era; a disk "Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the NAACP" by StoryCorpsGriot containing an interview with Bond; and a disk of jpeg images of Bond, 2010.an.
Also includes a copy of the brief in support of the Georgia Delegation of Loyal National Democrats presented before the Democratic National Convention, 1968, by Bond and James L. Hooten.
Additonal speeches include an untitled speech, 1982, on the dangers the nation faces under Ronald Reagan; two untitled speeches on gay rights, 2009; an untitled speech on the 100th anniversary of the NAACP; testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Juciciary hearing on the "Uniting American Families Act," 2009; a draft of an eulogy for Max Bond; skits from appearances on Saturday Night Live; a 2009 Civil Rights speech; a speech on the NAACP, 2009, for the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
Also includes magazine articles by or about Bond including "Uniting the races" from "Playboy" which also contains articles by George McGovern, Cesar Chavez and Tom Wicker.
Also includes a photograph of a magazine photograph of Martin Luther King, Jr., Stokeley Carmichael and Willie Ricks on the Meredith March signed by Ricks;
Also includes assorted broadsides including several on black power through voting sponsored by the Southern Elections Fund, the Youth Citizenship Fund and the Voter Education Project;
Also contains programs and invitations including Virginia State University's commencement convocation, 2009, and the Spingarn Awards dinner, 2009, which includes a copy of a 1927 article from "The crisis" titled "The education of the Bond family, how a colored man put his whole family through college" by James Bond.
Assorted clippings include the September 14, 1969, issue of "The Atlanta Voice," with articles "Racism puts Job [Corps] Center at Waluhaje" and "Does Atlanta have what it takes to elect a black mayor." Also an article from the Nation "Why a black man should run" by Howard Romaine; a section on the Bond family particularly James and Horace Mann from Edwin R. Embree's "Brown America the story of a new race"; a 1966 article from the "Liberator"by Bond "People's coffee House in Atlanta" together with a copy of a proplsal to the Artist Civil Rights Assistance Fund re the coffee house; and an offprint from the "Journal of African American history" by Jerry Gershenhorn "Not an academic affiar: African American scholars and the development of Arican Studies programs in the United States, 1942-1960" which also discusses Horace Mann Bond as well as Carter Woodsoon.
Miscellaneous items include a Julian Bond filmography; an anecdote about a photograph of Bond and Ted Kennedy; and a letter to the editor re Bond.
- Bond, Horace Mann, -- 1904-1972.
- Bond, James, -- 1863-1929.
- Bond, Julian, -- 1940-
- Bond, Julian, -- 1940- -- Photographs.
- Bond, Max, -- 1935-2009.
- Carmichael, Stokely -- Photographs.
- Holder, Eric H., -- 1951-
- Kennedy, Edward M. -- (Edward Moore), -- 1932-2009.
- King, Martin Luther, -- Jr., -- 1929-1968 -- Photographs.
- Lewis, John, -- 1940 February 21-
- Reagan, Ronald.
- Ricks, Willie -- Photographs.
- Woodson, Carter Godwin, -- 1875-1950.
- Bond family.
- American Foundation for Equal Rights.
- Democratic Party (Ga.)
- Fund for Reconciliation and Development.
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- Anniversaries, etc.
- Southern Elections Fund.
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) -- Anniversaries, etc.
- Virginia State University.
- Voter Education Project, Inc. (Atlanta, Ga.)
- Youth Citizenship Fund.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- Commencement ceremonies -- Virginia.
- Emigration and immigration law -- United States.
- Gay rights -- United States.
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972.
- Sit-down strikes.
- Voter registration -- United States.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1969-1974.
- United States -- Politics and government -- 1989-
- Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 1981-