Duration: Unknown, existed in late 1988 - Unknown, existed in late 1989 Location: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
The Free Namibia Committee supported SWAPO’s struggle against the illegal occupation of Namibia by South Africa and the struggle against apartheid in South Africa. Most, maybe all, members of the Free Namibia Committee were associated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). (Source: Free Namibia Committee meeting minutes available on this website.)
Related Archive Title: Madison Anti-Apartheid Coalition Time Span: 1968 - 1992 Media: 1.6 cubic feet. (3 archives boxes, 3 card boxes, and 1 flat box), 10 photos, 10 transparencies Description: Records, mainly 1970-1973 and 1987-1991, of the Madison Anti-Apartheid Coalition (originally called the Madison Area Committee on Southern Africa (MACSA)). Included are minutes and background information, correspondence, financial records, promotional records, several research publications, photographic copies of posters, and miscellaneous files. The correspondence includes contacts with churches, labor organizations, and national organizations such as the North American Anti-Imperialist Coalition. Promotional records include flyers and handbills, posters, position papers, and information on publication sales. There is also documentation on two other local organizations with related interests in South Africa: the Free Namibia Committee and the African Students Union.
Housed At: Wisconsin State Historical Society Location: 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706, United States Catalog/Finding Aid:view Phone: 608-264-6400 Related Website:http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/