Anti-Apartheid Committee for Selective Purchasing

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Duration: Unknown, existed in 1974 - Unknown, existed in early1976
Location: Washington, DC, United States


The Anti-Apartheid Committee for Selective Purchasing campaigned for municipal economic action against selected U.S. corporations (Control Data, IBM, ITT and Motorola) involved in the support of South African apartheid by Washington, DC. The Anti-Apartheid Committee for Selective Purchasing was represented at the Working Conference on Southern Africa at Madison, Wisconsin in October 1975. It is not known when the organization came into existence or when it stopped operating. (Source: Anti-Apartheid Committee for Selective Purchasing documents; and Groups which were Represented at the October 11-13 Working Conference on Southern Africa at Madison, Wisconsin availble on this website under the organization National Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa)

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Title: Africa News Service
Time Span: 1952 - 1998
Media: 606.6 Linear Feet, 439,500 items
Description: The LeRoy T. Walker Africa News Service Archive is an extensive resource file assembled by ANS over the course of two decades in support of its news gathering efforts about Africa-related issues and U. S. foreign policy towards Africa. The collection spans the years from approximately 1960 to 1995, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 through 1994. Newspaper clippings, magazine articles, press releases, newsletters, brochures, and reports comprise the collection. Much of the material is gathered from mainstream media sources and government documentation in the United States, Europe, Africa, and other parts of the world. In addition, the collection includes significant resources from alternative, minority, and special interest presses world-wide that may be difficult to locate elsewhere. This includes material published by numerous U.S. solidarity and anti-apartheid organizations in the section "U.S. groups." The archive contains scarce and difficult-to-locate materials such as numerous publications produced by non-governmental organizations and grass-roots/community groups that are/were involved in efforts related to independence movements, economic development, and human rights issues in Africa.
Housed At: Duke University Libraries: Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library
Location: 103 Perkins Library, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708-0185, United States
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Phone: (919) 660-5822
Reference Email: special-collections@duke.edu
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