Executive Board Meeting of the American Committee on Africa March 10, 1958

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York
Undated, sometime after March 10, 1958 and before the next Executive Board meeting
2 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, South Africa, Africa, North Africa, Tanzania
Coverage outside Africa: United States, United Kingdom, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Present • North Africa • South Africa • Election of Board Members • Finance Report • Board Officers • AFRICA TODAY • Nkrumah Trip • Books for Kawawa • The minutes mention Peter Weiss, Edmund Hayes, Sidney Hartsberg, Gilbert Jones, Elizabeth Landis, Frank Montero, Elliott Newcomb, William X. Scheinman, George W. Shepherd, Jr., William Sorsby, Phyllis Susekind, Robert Trentlyon, Dale Harrison, George Houser, John Williams, a small conference on North Africa (with ADA, AJCongress, AJCommittee, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Foreign Policy Association, ILRM, ILGWU), Professor of History at Temple University Lorna Hahn writing pamphlet about North Africa, soliciting funds for the South Africa Defense Fund and a possible Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall (to explore with Kenneth Karp), Lionel Hampton, the Treason Trial Defence Fund, Eleanor Roosevelt, a fact sheet on South West Africa, Walter Walmsley, the Good Offices Committee regarding South West Africa, Sir Charles Arden-Clark, South African Treason Trials, International  Commission of Jurists America branch, John Hersey, Dorothy Dunbar Bromley, Martin Dworkis, Donald Harington, Nelson Bengston, Bill Kemsley, Adelaide Schulkind, William Sorsby, Walter C. Carrington, Sophie Yarrall Jacobs, Robert J. MacAlister, Robert W. Meagher, Benjamin Wechsler,  Hugh H. Smythe, the Finance Committee, Prime Minister Kwame Nkrumah, Gilbert Jones, Rashidi Kawawa, and the Tanganyika Federation of Labor. [Presumably ADA is Americans for Democratic Action. ILRM is International League for the Rights of Man.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections