Contains 9 Results:
A small collection of letters & telegrams primarily from Wilson's constituent & his replies. Topics include: San Diego Race Relations Society, "The Department of Race Relations" in a Republican Administration, NAACP & a Fair Employment Practices Act, conservative opposition to a Civil Rights Bill, support for the bill & Wilson's vote for its passage in the House.
A collection of letters, telegrams, news clippings and office notes. The collection includes comments from constituents, Wilson's replies, , letters from labor unions, churches, political organizations and others. Topics include extensive discussion on current Civil Rights legislation including the Celler Bill, pro & con commentary from constituents, examples of discriminatory practices & other issues.
A small collection of letters & news clippings from constituents, Wilson, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, Secretary of Defense, Department of the Air Force & others. Topics include: Contrasts between Republicans and Democrats voting for Civil Rights Bills in 1957 & 1960 and extensive communication related to racial discrimination against air force personnel in New Mexico.
A large collection of letters, some telegrams & news clippings related to the current efforts to obtain a national Civil Rights Bill that the Kennedy Administration was supporting. Extensive pro & con commentary from Wilson's constituents and his responses. Also 1 copy of the 88th Cong., 1sess. S. 1622 "A Bill To prevent certain discriminatory practices by persons engaged in business affecting commerce."
A large collection of letters, telegrams, postal cards and other items from constituents, organizations & Wilson's letters in response to the current efforts to enact civil rights legislation. Although large numbers of Wilson's constituents were in opposition to any federal legislation, many others were in support. There are also communiques on this issue from the military establishment and personnel in this folder.
A large collection of letters, telegrams, postal cards, articles, news clippings & other items. Both pro & con examples of constituent communication on this issue of a federal civil rights law, especially after Kennedy's assassination. Also note 2 copies of the RNC's Research Div.'s "FACTS ON THE CIVIL RIGHTS RECORD OF POLITICAL PARTIES."
A large collection of letters, telegrams, postal cards, news clippings, excerpts from the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-HOUSE & other items. Examples are: extensive pro & con commentaries from Wilson's constituents on current legislation, Johnson's Adm. & the crisis in Alabama.
As with folder number 8, this folder contains a large amount of letters, telegrams, postal cards, copies of Congressional Bills, the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD-HOUSE and other items, especially from Wilson's constituents, as well as his responses. Also a copy of "The Racial Issue in San Diego. . . a report of a television program and the reaction to it from the San Diego Community" (Channel 8) & a copy of "Civil Rights Act of 1964 An Analysis of Title VI," Jan. 1965.