MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF THE AMERICAN COMMITTEE ON AFRICA March 11, 1957

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after March 11, 1957 and before April 8, 1957
4 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: South Africa, Africa, Ghana, Malawi, Tanzania
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • Ghana Independence Celebration • Comments by Harold Oram • Finance Report • AFRICA TODAY • South Africa Defense Fund • Two South African Bills • Manoah Chirwa • Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah Visit to the United States • Fall Conference • Tanganyika • FINANCE REPORT February, 1957 • ACOA POLICY ON THE SOUTH AFRICA FUND • The minutes mention George Houser, George Carter, Gilbert Jones, Frank Montero, the Jarrett-Kerr luncheon, preliminary hearings in the treason trials, Alan Paton, Trevor Huddleston, defendants and their families, the African Bureau, the Nursing Amendment Bill, non-Europeans, the American Nursing Association, South African nurses, prohibition on interracial gatherings under the Native Laws Amendment Act, the National Council of Churches, Father LaFarge, the Catholic Bishop of Johannesburg, Nyasaland, a Federal Representative of the Central African Federation's parliament, a reception for Ghana's Ambassador to the United States, the annual "U.S., U.N. and Africa" conference, Julius Nyerere, Donald Harrington, Dorothy Dunbar Bromely, Martin Dworkis, George Edmund Haynes, Gilbert Jonas, A.J. Muste, Elliott Newcomb, Bayard Rustin, William X. Scheinman, George W. Shepherd, Jr., William Sorsby, Robert Trentlyon, Gladys Walser, Peter Weiss, Dale Harrison, Keith Irvine, Adelaide Schulkind, and the South Africa Defense Fund.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).

Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections