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Peggy Terry papers, 1937-2004

Author: Peggy Terry
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Papers, mainly 1963-1972, collected by Peggy Terry while working as a civil rights activist and as editor of "The Firing Line," a community newspaper published by Jobs or Income Now (JOIN) Community Union in Uptown Chicago. Subjects documented include Terry's participation in sit-ins organized by the Chicago chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), her involvement in planning the Southern Christian  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Manuscript collection
Photographs
Posters
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Named Person: Eldridge Cleaver; Eldridge Cleaver
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peggy Terry
OCLC Number: 701720805
Description: 2.5 c.f. (6 archives boxes and 1 oversize folder), 137 photographs (1 archives box), 15 posters (2 oversize folders), 1 tape recording, 1 compact disc, and 6 videorecordings.

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Papers, mainly 1963-1972, collected by Peggy Terry while working as a civil rights activist and as editor of "The Firing Line," a community newspaper published by Jobs or Income Now (JOIN) Community Union in Uptown Chicago. Subjects documented include Terry's participation in sit-ins organized by the Chicago chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), her involvement in planning the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's (SCLC) Poor People's Campaign in Washington, D.C., in 1968 as a member of the event's steering committee, and her work for JOIN Community Union in assisting poor white southerners who had migrated to Chicago from Appalachia. Also documented is her opposition to the Vietnam War and her Vice Presidential campaign as Eldridge Cleaver's running-mate on the Peace and Freedom Party ticket in the 1968 Presidential election.

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<http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/701720805<\/a>> # Peggy Terry papers,<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nlibrary:ArchiveMaterial<\/a>, schema:CreativeWork<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:oclcnum<\/a> \"701720805<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nlibrary:placeOfPublication<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/wiu<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nrdfs:comment<\/a> \"Unknown \'gen\' value: arc<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1079826<\/a>> ; # Protest movements<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205143<\/a>> ; # Illinois.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Person\/cleaver_eldridge_1935_1998<\/a>> ; # Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/160496208<\/a>> ; # Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799093<\/a>> ; # African American civil rights workers<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Topic\/african_american_civil_rights_workers_illinois<\/a>> ; # African American civil rights workers--Illinois<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Event\/1961_1975<\/a>> ; # 1961-1975<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/join_community_union<\/a>> ; # JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/7434019<\/a>> ; # Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/147021898<\/a>> ; # JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85143288<\/a>> ; # Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Place\/chicago_ill<\/a>> ; # Chicago (Ill.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/peace_and_freedom_party_u_s<\/a>> ; # Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1071165<\/a>> ; # Poor People\'s Campaign<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/congress_of_racial_equality_chicago_chapter<\/a>> ; # Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204048<\/a>> ; # Illinois--Chicago.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/southern_christian_leadership_conference<\/a>> ; # Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/145523892<\/a>> ; # Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:about<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/140225868<\/a>> ; # Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:creator<\/a> <http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/9662030<\/a>> ; # Peggy Terry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:description<\/a> \"Papers, mainly 1963-1972, collected by Peggy Terry while working as a civil rights activist and as editor of \"The Firing Line,\" a community newspaper published by Jobs or Income Now (JOIN) Community Union in Uptown Chicago. Subjects documented include Terry\'s participation in sit-ins organized by the Chicago chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), her involvement in planning the Southern Christian Leadership Conference\'s (SCLC) Poor People\'s Campaign in Washington, D.C., in 1968 as a member of the event\'s steering committee, and her work for JOIN Community Union in assisting poor white southerners who had migrated to Chicago from Appalachia. 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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Event\/1961_1975<\/a>> # 1961-1975<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Event<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"1961-1975<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/congress_of_racial_equality_chicago_chapter<\/a>> # Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/join_community_union<\/a>> # JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/peace_and_freedom_party_u_s<\/a>> # Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Organization\/southern_christian_leadership_conference<\/a>> # Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Person\/cleaver_eldridge_1935_1998<\/a>> # Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1935<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1998<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Cleaver<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Eldridge<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Place\/chicago_ill<\/a>> # Chicago (Ill.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Chicago (Ill.)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/786748200#Topic\/african_american_civil_rights_workers_illinois<\/a>> # African American civil rights workers--Illinois<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:hasPart<\/a> <http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh91006121<\/a>> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American civil rights workers--Illinois<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85143288<\/a>> # Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/wiu<\/a>>\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\ndcterms:identifier<\/a> \"wiu<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1071165<\/a>> # Poor People\'s Campaign<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Poor People\'s Campaign<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1079826<\/a>> # Protest movements<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Protest movements<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1204048<\/a>> # Illinois--Chicago.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Illinois--Chicago.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1205143<\/a>> # Illinois.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Place<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Illinois.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799093<\/a>> # African American civil rights workers<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American civil rights workers<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/140225868<\/a>> # Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Southern Christian Leadership Conference.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/145523892<\/a>> # Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/147021898<\/a>> # JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"JOIN Community Union.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/160496208<\/a>> # Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Organization<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Congress of Racial Equality. Chicago Chapter.<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/7434019<\/a>> # Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1935<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1998<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Cleaver<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Eldridge<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Eldridge Cleaver<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/9662030<\/a>> # Peggy Terry<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1921<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"2004<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Terry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Peggy<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Peggy Terry<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n