MINUTES OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING January 30, 1961

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after January 30, 1961 and before the next Executive Board meeting on March 13, 1961
2 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • Follow-up of Dec. 6 meeting • a) Algeria statement • b) Congo • c) Governor Williams • d) Portugal and Security Council seat • Composite Staff Report • Finance Report • Letters from John Gunther and Maxwell Harvey • Plans for Conference on U.S. policy • Plans for Africa Freedom Day • Proposal for a mass mobilization and role of ACOA • UN resumed session and ACOA • The minutes mention George Houser, a statement urging U.S. support of an Algerian plebiscite, a letter to President and Secretary of State urging roundtable discussion among Congo leaders including Lumumba, Peter Weiss, Frank Montero, G. Mennen Williams (meeting in Michigan), Honorary Chairman of ACOA, Barbara Harrison, Hunter College, Carl Proctor (publicity), a meeting of 25 to 30 Negro leaders previous year, A, Philip Randolph, African-American interest in Africa, Lewis Carliner, E.F. Gray, Stanley Levison, Cleveland Robinson, ACOA policy on the Congo, UAW Region 9, Nelson Bengston, Sophia Jacobs, Joseph Jablow, Elizabeth Landis, John V. Murra, Adelaide Schulkind, Hugh Smythe, Hope Stevens, Dale Harrison, Catherine Raymond, and Suzanne Seidman.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections