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The collection also contains one to two letters each, usually brief, routine or form, from a variety of civil rights and political leaders including Kay Boyle, Carol Moseley Braun, Stephen Breyer, Erin Brockovich, Edward W. Brooke, Howard W. Cannon, Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), Shirley Chisholm, Max Cleland, William S. Cohen, John Conyers, Jr., Alan Cranston, Thomas J. Dodd, Michael F. Easley, John Edwards, Myrlie Evers-Williams, James Farmer, Russell Feingold, A. June Franklin, Nikki Giovanni, Parris Glendening, Charles E. Goodell, and Philip A. Hart.
Also Vance Hartke, Chester Hartman, Maynard Jackson, Jacob K. Javits, Vernon Jordan (with photograph), John Kerry, John Lewis, Walter F. Mondale, Elijah Muhammad, Huey Newton, Adam Clayton Powell, Abe Ribicoff, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Russell, Paul Sarbanes, William B. Saxbe, Richard S. Schweiker, Paul L. Seitz, Louis Stokes, Percy Sutton, Strom Thurmond, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Joseph D. Tydings, Morris K. Udall, George C. Wallace, Roy Wilkins, and Oprah Winfrey.
The collection also contains copies of speeches by Shirley Chisholm, Kenneth B. Clark, Leroy D. Clark, Bill Clinton, Frederick Douglass (from the Web), John W. Gardner, Paul M. Gaston, Jesse Jackson, Lyndon B. Johnson, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Thurgood Marshall, Thabo Mbeki, Edmund S. Muskie, James G. O'Hara, William Proxmire, Franklin D. Roosevelt, William L. Taylor, and J. Harvie Wilkinson, III
Bond's political carreer, civil rights and issues pertinent to African Americans are major themes in his political papers, topical files, correspondence and speeches and writings of himself and others. Specific subjects include Georgia state politics, Bond's campaigns, and efforts to be seated in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1965; the Georgia Loyal National Delegation at the 1968 Democratic National Convention; presidential elections from 1968-1976; minority candidates in various state and local elections, and voting rights.
Other topics include the Angela Davis case; the death penalty; the Israeli/Jewish Question; a newsletter/journal on black politics; South Africa and a sterilization controversy.
Routine constituent correspondence contains general requests, letters of support, media requests, and requests for donations, endorsement and legal aid.
The NAACP is the largest topic in the Organizations Series and contains major subfiles on "The Crises," CEO Kweisi Mfume, and the National Voter Fund. Other organizations include the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Community Change, the Citizens Board of Inquiry into Health Services for Americans, the Free Southern Theater, the National Sharecroppers Fund, the National Urban League, the Southern Elections Fund, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Southern Regional Council, and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.
American Program Bureau Papers consist chiefly of contracts, correspondence, and itineraries. There are also files of invitations accepted and declined.
Individual items of interest include a program autographed by W.E.B. DuBois to Horace M. Bond, with Bond's explanation as to why DuBois used the word "Negro"; a brief note to Bond by Jesse Jackson on the occasion of his announcement that he was seeking the Democratic presidential nomination; a casette recording of a radio interview on Jimmy Carter and ethnic purity; a cassette recording of a dispute at the 1984 Democratic National Convention; signed broadsides from Atlanta University Center, [1960?], a broadside tribute to Schwerner, Chaney and Goodman, 1964; a covering letter from Ann Richards enclosing a copy of her keynote address at the1988 Democratic convention, and Horace Mann Bond's 1943 article "The Negro in the Armed Forces of the United States Prior to World War I."
- Bond, Julian, -- 1940-
- Bond, Julian, -- 1940- -- Photographs.
- Carter, Jimmy, -- 1924-
- Davis, Angela Y. -- (Angela Yvonne), -- 1944-
- Jordan, Vernon E. -- (Vernon Eulion), -- 1935- -- Photographs.
- Mfume, Kweisi.
- Georgia. -- General Assembly. -- House of Representatives.
- American Civil Liberties Union.
- Center for Community Change.
- Citizens Board of Inquiry into Health Services for Americans.
- Democratic Party (U.S.)
- Free Southern Theater.
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. -- National Voter Fund.
- National Sharecroppers' Fund (U.S.)
- National Urban League.
- Southern Elections Fund.
- Southern Poverty Law Center.
- Southern Regional Council.
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- Voter Education Project.
- African Americans -- Civil rights.
- African Americans -- History -- 1964-
- African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
- African Americans -- Politics and government.
- African Americans -- Suffrage.
- Campaign funds.
- Capital punishment -- United States.
- Civil rights -- United States.
- Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
- Civil rights workers -- Southern States.
- Political campaigns.
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1968.
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1972.
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1976.
- Presidents -- United States -- Election -- 1984.
- Racism -- United States.
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
- Voter registration -- Southern States.