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Sports and state -- South Africa.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 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

Ed Ferguson Oregon anti-apartheid collection

Identifier: MSS 442 large
Scope and Contents The Ed Ferguson Oregon Anti-Apartheid collection contains material on the anti-apartheid struggle in the state of Oregon from 1975 through 1985. These struggles took place because of existing links between Oregon and Apartheid South Africa.It is organized according to three activities designed to break those links. The first activity was to get Oregon State University to honor the international sports boycott of Apartheid South Africa. The second was to pressure the state...
Dates: 1957 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1985