SPECIAL EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING FOR THE ELECTION OF MEMBER OF THE BOARD June 12, 1961 MINUTES
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after June 12, 1961 and before the next Executive Board meeting
Contents: 1. Elections for new members of the Executive Board • 2. Discussion of statement on Angola • 3. Other actions on Angola • The minutes name new members elected to the Executive Board (James Baldwin, Winifred Courtney, James Farmer, David Jones, and Farrell Jones), members of the Board re-elected (Ed Gary, Donald Harrington, Harold Isaacs, Elizabeth Landis, Stanley Levison, Frank Montero, Bayard Rustin, Hope Stevens, and Peter Weiss), and persons elected a members of the National Committee (Benjamin Goodlett, Mary Louise Hooper (Mary-Louise Hooper), Howard Metzenbaum, Charles A. O’Brien, and C. Summer Stone). The minutes also mention George Houser, Nelson Bengston, Joseph Jablow, Sophia Yarnall Jacobs, William X. Scheinman, Hugh Smythe, Adelaide Schulkind, and John Murra, statement on the Angola crisis to be sent to various State Department and U.S. Mission to the U.N. officials, aid to refugees, an embargo on U.S. made military equipment going to Angola, and group of prominent Americans to form an unofficial commission on Angola.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections