EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING * MARCH 13, 1961 Minutes
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after March 13, 1961 and the next Executive Board meeting
Contents: Present • 3) Follow-up from January 30 Board meeting • a) Discuss with A. Philip Rando1ph co-chairmanship of ACOA and the national mobilization • b) Plans for Africa Freedom Day event in Washington, D.C. (organized by Victor Reuther of the United Auto Workers and C. Sumner Stone of the Washington Afro-American) and in New York. • c) Strengthening the Executive Board • 4) Staff Report • 5) Lane Bryant international volunteer award • 6) Westport World Affairs Center • 7) All African People's Conference • 8) Conference on American Policy Toward Africa • 9) Annual Meeting and Annual Report • Michael Scott has been granted a visa to the U.S. for a speaking tour sponsored by the ACOA. Efforts continue regarding stopping deportation of Dr. Cassim Jadwat. The minutes mention George Houser, Barbara Harrison, James Baldwin, Anne Hedgeman, Zelma George, David Jones, African affairs, Nelson Bengston, the Third All African People's Conference, Cairo, Peter Weiss, Elizabeth Landis, Frank Montero, John Murra, William X. Scheinman, Adelaide Schulkind, Dale Harrison, Barbara Harrison, Catherine Raymond, and Suzanne Seidman.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections