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Anti-apartheid movements -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Coordinating Committee for Equality in Sport and Society (ACCESS) records

Identifier: MSS 280 large
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence and papers of organizations boycotting international sports in South Africa, original diaries of Richard Lipchick and is complemented by Papers of Richard Lapchick at Northeastern University. Aspects of the history of ACCESS are covered in three books by Lapchick: Broken promises: racism in American sports (New York: St. Martin's, 1984); Five minutes to midnight: race and sport in the 1990s (Lanham: Madison Books, 1991); and Smashing barriers: race and...
Dates: approximately 1969-1991

Apartheid posters, 1948-1994

Scope and Contents From the Collection:

The Radicalism posters collection (approximately 1965-2019) consists of 289 posters relating to topics including Amnesty, Anti-Apartheid, Black Panthers, Campaign Politics, Communes, Communism, Health (AIDS and Safe Sex), Iraq, Labor, LGBT, Local Events and Organizations, Nuclear Arms, Protests, the Student Democratic Society (SDS), Vietnam, and Women’s events (including the White Ribbon Society).

Dates: 1948-1994

John Harrington's South Africa papers

Identifier: MSS 259 large
Scope and Contents This collection of papers on the movement for divestment from apartheid South Africa focuses chiefly on California, but there also is material on Michigan (including MSU), Wisconsin, Connecticut, etc. Includes correspondence, reports, legislative bills, court records, memos, and articles and press clippings on the financial and legal aspects of investment in South Africa and divestiture from apartheid South Africa, as well as some anti-apartheid movement materials and photographs. It is...
Dates: 1972-1995

Michael Fleshman African solidarity T-shirt collection

Identifier: MSS 370 large
Scope and Contents

The nine T-shirts in this collection were produced by a number of U.S. organizations. Most relate to the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. One is in support of the struggle against military rule in Nigeria. Most of the T-shirts have been digitized and appear in the T-shirt collection of the African Activist Archive website.

Dates: approximately 1990-2008

William Minter papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 487
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the activist papers of William Minter related to African liberation movements from the 1960s to the early 2000s. Most material are newsletters, flyers, and other publications of the organizations with which Minter worked, include the Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa, the Mozambique Support Network, and the Africa Policy Information Center.

Dates: 1964 - 1996