by Northern California Interfaith Committee on Corporate Responsibility
San Francisco, California, United States
About late April or early May 1977
5 pages
Type: Report
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States, Chile
Language: English
Document on an effort by church representatives to persuade Bank of America to stop granting loans in Chile and South Africa. The document includes reprints of two newspaper articles "BofA spurns the pleas of church leaders" by David Dietz and "B of A rejects a resolution to stop Chilean investments" by Craig Rock. The document includes a reprint of An Open Letter to the Bank of America signed by about 30 people. The document discuses BankAmerica Corp., Jean Hendrickson, Sisters of the Holy Family, Sister Barbara Blake, Sisters of Mercy, Chauncey J. Medberry, A.W. Clausen, Mel Rubin, Retail Clerks Local 137, Joe Hill, the NAACP, Amnesty International, Jean Hendrix, Soweto, and apartheid.
Used by permission of John E. Lind, CANICCOR Research.
Collection: Carol B. Thompson and Bud Day Papers on Southern Africa, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections