Letter from Sara P. Bagwell, Secretary of the Board of Commissioners for The Housing Authority of the City of Charleston regarding a resolution agreed upon by the Housing Authority to name a day care center after the recipient.
"Photocopy of report by Edythe M. Rogers of New York (Episcopal Church?) regarding disturbance at Voorhees College, Denmark, South Carolina, 1972. Also includes her visiting the seven defendants (James Epps, Samuel Mintz, Alvin Evans, Cecil Raysor, Michael Moore, Oliver Francis, and Gerald Epps), Septima Clark, Modjeska Simpkins and others; with her frank assessment of fault of administration and others."
Factsheet published by U.S. Department of Labor Employment Standards Administration entitled, "Facts on Women Workers of Minority Races" wherein topics including Labor Force Participation, Unemployment, Marital Status, Women Heads of Families, Working Mothers, Children of Working Mothers, Education, Employment Status of Dropouts, Occupations, Full-Time and Full-Year Workers, Earnings, and related statistics are discussed.
Comprehensive Manpower Program Staff Cost Backup and Budget Summary for the Historic Building Restoration program of Penn Community Services, listing position titles and salaries, timetable, tools and equipment for renovation project.
Family Service Association of America document entitled, "Statement on Welfare Reform" submitted to Welform Reform Subcommittee of Committee on Agriculture, Committee on Education and Labor, Committee on Ways and Means, and U.S. House of Representatives.
Photocopy of pages from notes on Study of Racial Discriminatory Allocation of Municipal Facilities and Services in South Carolina. Statistics on Abbeville, Bennettsville, Camden, Cheraw, Conway, Dillon, Lake City, Marion, Mullins, York, and Barnwell.
Photocopy of United States Commission on Civil Rights published document regarding open hearing procedures and the guidelines for the process of planning, executing, writing, release, followup, and major legal considerations by which they should be organized.
The State of South Carolina in the Supreme Court appeal from Charleston County Court of General Sessions, the Honorable Rodney A. Peeples, Presiding Judge, State of South Carolina vs. Robert Lee Smith, Brief of Appellant.
Penn Community Services' "Statement of Penn's Board Committees," wherein the author lists "the concepts that [he] understood and have been operating from as it relates to the functions of committees in the past."
Typescript chapter from The Atrocity of Education entitled, "Preparation for Democratic Citizenship" by Arthur Pearl where the author argues that the school rather than generating respect for the democratic institutions does the opposite.
Letter and attached report written by ? of Planning And Management Assistance Project addressed to J. Herman Blake of Penn Community Services. The report provides an overview of Penn Community Services as of April 1978 with regard to the overall function of the organization, its financial situation, and recommendations moving forward. Attachements include statistics on foundation support, current fund monthly expenditures, and a directory to the Penn Board of Directors, 1979-81.
Typescript speech by Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, National President for Operation PUSH (People United to Save Humanity) delivered to the Republican National Committee, discussing "political enfranchisement," "political power," "political program," and "beyond partisan politics."
Letter from Howard A. Glickstein, Director, Task Force on Civil Rights Reorganization, to unknown recipient outlining the activites of President Jimmy Carter's Taskforce on Civil Rights Reorganization, namely their review of areas covered by Federal anti-discrimination laws (i.e. Title VI of Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972). Enlcosed document aims to improve administration and enforcement of Civil Rights laws to ensure nondiscrimination.
Job description for a "Training Director" for the Penn Community Services' program to "develop and direct a program to train lay persons from rural communities, primarely in the South, in a knowledge of community development."
Correspondence from Nedra H. Williams of the African Heritage Studies Association (AHSA) Conference Planning Committee to Septima P. Clark regarding "final plans for the opening activity of the AHSA Conference." Enclosed AHSA materials.
Memorandum from Katie Harris, Writer, Researcher to Courtney Siceloff, Equal Opportunity Specialist, Southern Regional Office to the United States Commission on Civil Rights to South Carolina Advisory Committee regarding November 18-20, 1976 Dillon, S.C. Field Trip. Research materials and notes attached.
Handwritten correspondence from Alvis V. Adair, President of DARS Research and Evaluation Systems Design, Inc., to Septima P. Clark offering his assistance in helping youths. Enclosed Alvis V. Adair resume.
Correspondence from Ann M. Hellman, President of the Charleston Section of the National Council of Jewish Women, to Septima P. Clark regarding Justice for Juveniles. Enclosed articles and Youth Needs Survey prepared by Behavioral Research and Evaluation Corporation.
National Clients Council Bylaws including articles regarding Purpose, Offices and Agents, Membership and Affiliated Groups, Board of Directors, Advisory Council, Meetings of the Board, Committees, Officers, Miscellaneous, and Amendments.
Memorandum from Charles S. Chandler, Director of the South Carolina White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals,to Study Group Leadership Members regarding suggested study group procedures. Includes "Regional Forum Suggested Group Discussion Format and Time Table," "Issue Reporting Form," "Discussion Topics," and "Regional Forum Program."
Typescript document entitled, "College Seven, Counseling Program, Fall 1973" wherein Student Concerns, Individual Counseling, Consultations, Academic and Administrative Counseling, Group Counseling, Peer Counseling, Related Activities, and other issues are discussed.
Typescript document entitled, "College Seven Report, Recruitment Program 1972" wherein Summer Recruitment, Fall Quarter Recruitment, Community Recruitment, Student Involvement, and other issues are discussed.
Letter from Arthur S. Flemming, Chairman of United States Commission on Civil Rights, to State Advisory Committee members with enclosed Commission statement on the Supreme Court's decision in "Regents of the University of California v. Bakke."
League of Women Voters of Charleston County, Volume XXV Bulletin No. 1 including a calendar of events, president's letter, background on the Charleston County Assessment Program, and various reports and program updates.
Agenda to the League of Women Voters Education Fund's Conference on Expanding the Electorate Administrative Obstacles to Voting held on August 1-2, 1972 with Septima P. Clark's notes on the back of each page.
Letter from Penn Community Services to Septima P. Clark including a suggested outline for "First Workshop," entitled, "Two Hundred Years Of Survival On The Sea Islands: Implications For The Future Culturally, Historically, and Economically," to take place February 6-8, 1976.
Typescript copy of report entitled, "The Sea Islands as a Cultural Resource" discussing the rich African-American cultural heritage of what is known as the "Sea Islands" or "Gullah Area," consisting of approximately 1,000 islands ranging from the area slightly north of Georgetown, South Carolina to the Florida border.
Typescript copy of report entitled, "Urbanization of the Negro. Problems and Prospects of the Promised Land" by J. Herman Blake presented at "Conference '67: Survival of Black People" in San Francisco in January 28, 1967 and in Los Angeles in May 27, 1967.
South Carolina Federation of Colored Women's Clubs' Fiftieth Anniversary publication. Affiliated with National Association of Colored Women's Clubs. Publication contains photographs of club members in various locations around South Carolina, information on members and subgroups, and advertisements.
Photocopy of instructions manual regarding the Organization of the United States Commission on Civil Rights wherein the purpose, organizational designations, commissioners, office of the staff director, office of federal Civil Rights evaluation, office of general council, office of management, office of national civil rights issues, office of program and policy review, office of research, regional offices, office of age discrimination program, office organization, and organization chart are discussed.
Typewritten essay by Septima P. Clark describing specific incidents that made the decade of 1955 to 1968 fabulous, including Rosa Park's education at the Highlander Folk School, Dr. Martin Luther King's influence in Selma, Alabama, and issues regarding social psychology of the American power structure.
Handwritten essay by Septima P. Clark describing specific incidents that made the decade of 1955 to 1968 fabulous, including Rosa Park's education at the Highlander Folk School, Dr. Martin Luther King's influence in Selma, Alabama, and issues regarding social psychology of the American power structure.
Typescript of a script to a theatrical work written by Eugene C. Hunt entitled, "A Journey In Faith and Courage. The Story of the Coming Street Y.W.C.A." The story takes place in Charleston, South Carolina around 1910.
A document entitled, "A Proposal For Historic Building Restoration Project," submitted by John Buffington, Executive Director of Penn Community Services, submitted to Office of the Governer of South Carolina, Manpoower Division.
Typescript copy of J. Herman Blake's report to the Emil Schwarzhaupt Foundation entitled, "Citizen Participation. Democracy and Social Change," regarding community development in Johns Island, South Carolina and the Woodlawn Area on the south side of Chicago.
Essay entitled, "An Experiment in Individualizing Instruction in Reading in a Sixth Grade Class" presented by Septima Poinsette Clark, Bachelor of the Arts, Benedict College, 1942; Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Arts at Hampton Institute, 1946.
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