Minutes of THE EXECUTIVE BOARD Meeting of the AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA June 10, 1957

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after June 10, 1957 and before the next Executive Board meeting on August 12, 1957
7 pages
Contents: Attendance • Report on Mrs. Hooper • Report on Ambrose Reeves • Reorganization of National Committee • New Executive Board Members • Baldwin Statement • Finance Report • Declaration of Conscience • Committee Operation During Executive Director's Absence • Greeting Resolution • AFRICA TODAY • A.J. Muste and the American Forum • FINANCE REPORT • The minutes discuss George Houser, press conference and reception for Mary-Louise Hooper who is suing the South African government over her deportation order, Elizabeth Landis, the Anglican Bishop of Johannesburg, the World Council of Churches (WCC), the Treason Trials Defense Fund, the Native Law Amendment Bill, churches, the Liberal Party, interracial gatherings (including church services), the South African Institute of Race Relations, the Minister of Native Affairs, civil disobedience, John Gunter, Nelson Bengston, Sidney Hertzberg, Phyllis Suskind, Roger Baldwin, statement on freedom for colonial peoples, Dunbar Bromley, George Shepherd, Gilbert Jones, meeting about apartheid on Human Rights Day, Frank Montero, Gilbert Jones, Peter Weiss, discussion of A.J. Muste’s Board membership in connection with his association with the American Forum for Socialist Education, Donald Harrington, Dorothy Dunbar Bromley, George Edmund Hayes, Keith Irvine, Frank Montero, Elliott Newcomb, Bayard Rustin, William X. Scheinman, Adelaide Schulkind, George W. Shepherd, William Sorsby, Peter Weiss, and Dale Harrison.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections