Minutes of the Executive Board of the American Committee on Africa November 9. 1959

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after November 9, 1959 and the next Executive Board meeting
7 pages
Contents: Attendance • Stowaway for SWA • Africa and the U.N. Meetings • Chiume and Nkomo • Literature • Sekou Toure Dinner • U.N. Issues • Africa Defense and Aid Fund • Elections Confirmed • Boycott of South Africa Goods • ACOA Program for 1960 • Charter Flight to Nigeria • Budget for 1960 • Membership • Labor Committee • Bank Resolution • South African Exports to the U.S. • INCOME STATEMENT • PROGRAM PLANS FOR 1960 • The minutes mention abuses of immigration procedures, Homer Jack, "Africa and the U.N.," Portuguese Africa, a representative of Portugal's U.N. mission, the South West Africa pamphlet by Winifred Courtney, pamphlet on the Central African Federation, Rhodesia, Nyasaland, the NAACP, statement on the conflict in Algeria for prominent Americas to sign, the Fourth Committee, Kanyama Chiume and Joshua Nkomo tour, Cora Weiss, Frank Montero, Adelaide Schulkind, Roger Baldwin, Ann Morrissett, Dissent, The Progressive, Harper's, Alan Paton, the Atlantic Monthly, the old South Africa Defense Fund, the Village Gate, Maxwell Harvey, Harold Isaacs, James Robinson, John Murra, Hope Stevens, Edward Gray, the Mali Federation, the U.S. Presidential election, Africa Freedom Day, a Nigerian Independence Celebration, Africa Today, Michael Scott, Z.K. Matthews, Rashidi Kawawa, Hastings K. Banda, an ACOA-sponsored tour of West Africa and to Nigerian Independence, the All Africa Peoples' Conference, correspondence with African leaders, responsible self-government in Africa, legal and welfare aid, democratic rights, African students, South African imports into US (gold, wool, karakul fur, and lobster), Donald Harrington, Nelson Bengston, Sophia Yarnell Jacobs, Elizabeth Landis, Stanley Levison, William X. Schneinman, Hugh Smythe, Immanuel Wallerstein, Peter Weiss, Dale Harrison, George Houser, and Robert Delson.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections