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Freedom of Information Act materials on the Civil Rights movement,

Memoranda, correspondence, logbooks and printed matter documenting the activities of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States, obtained by David J. Garrow through the Freedom of Information Act from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other United States government agencies. Sizeable files are also available on two King associates and suspected communists Stanley Levison and Clarence B. Jones. Additional files relate to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Congress of Racial Equality, the Council of Federated Organizations and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The FBI maintained extensive files on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Freedom March, racial conflicts and the registration of African American voters in Alabama and other southern states. Other holdings relate to the civil rights record of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, the March on Washington movement (1942-43, 1959, 1963), the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, the FBI's Black Nationalist Groups Informant Program, and to prominent individuals such as Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Archibald Carey, Roy Wilkins and Donald Wilson Jackson.

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  • "Memoranda, correspondence, logbooks and printed matter documenting the activities of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States, obtained by David J. Garrow through the Freedom of Information Act from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and other United States government agencies. Sizeable files are also available on two King associates and suspected communists Stanley Levison and Clarence B. Jones. Additional files relate to the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, the Congress of Racial Equality, the Council of Federated Organizations and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. The FBI maintained extensive files on the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Freedom March, racial conflicts and the registration of African American voters in Alabama and other southern states. Other holdings relate to the civil rights record of the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, the March on Washington movement (1942-43, 1959, 1963), the Mississippi Freedom Summer Project, the FBI's Black Nationalist Groups Informant Program, and to prominent individuals such as Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., Archibald Carey, Roy Wilkins and Donald Wilson Jackson."@en

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