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Ed King Collection of Civil Rights Material, 1961-1970

Collector:
King, Ed
Subject:
King, Martin Luther Jr. 1929-1968
Council of Federated Organizations
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft.: 2 boxes
Culture:
African Americans 1960-1970
Type:
Affidavits
Collection descriptions
Comic books
Civil court records
Cartoons (humorous images)
Place:
Mississippi
Date:
1961
1961-1970
1960-1970
20th century
Summary:
Affidavits and civil action papers which document acts of violence committed against COFO workers, 1961-1964. All activity documented occurred in Mississippi, and much of the violence that occurred was inflicted by police, as well as white civilans. The collection includes a comic book, "Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story."
Cite as:
Ed King Collection of Civil Rights Material, 1961-1970, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Civil rights movements
Civil rights
Race relations
Violence
Local number:
1988.0595 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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