Contents: I. ACOA Projects • II. Staff Speaking • III. Committee Meetings • IV. Events Attended • V. It is estimated that two to three hundred inquiries from individuals to the American Committee on Africa • VI. Africa Today mailing list and June Literature Orders • VII. Persons of more than usual interest who have either dropped in the office or with who, the Staff has held conferences include • VIII. A number of groups have been serviced with spears through our help • Document created for the meeting of the Executive Board on July 11, 1960. The document discusses Togo independence, Catherine Raymond, the South Africa Emergency Conference, Oliver Tambo, a speaking tour, visa difficulties, the State Department, Homer Jack, the Advanced Democratic Platform Committee, the University College of Addis Ababa, the Annual Report, Africa Today, the National Committee, the Executive Board, Algerian refugees, the Defense and Aid Fund, letters to the editor, Ann Morrissett, the Fisk University Institute of Race Relations in Nashville, the Crossroads Africa project, a New York branch of ADA (Americans for Democratic Action), a Labor Institute at Rutgers University, the International Union of Electrical Workers, District 65, the NAACP Convention in Minneapolis, the Steering Committee, the Personnel Committee, the Publications Committee, the U.N. Committee, the Organization Committee, staff meetings, the Annual Conference of the American Society of African Culture, a Somali reception, Somali independence, the appearance of South West Africa petitioners before the U.N., the African Students Union of the Americas, the Conference on Non-governmental Organizations, Mason Sears, a Nigerian Students affair at Town Hall, Archdeacon Wood of Cape Town, Frank Loescher, Sean Boud, Patrick Arton, Lyle Tatum, the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), Central Africa, Ed Dean, Southern Rhodesia, Eugene Link, New Paltz State Teachers College, Sam Nujoma, the South West Africa People's Organization (SWAPO), Jariretundu Kozonguizi, Rev. Jack Mendelsohn, Ambassador Espinosa of Mexico, Judge Samuel Pierce, O.A. Essiet, Eziekiel Mphahlele, Miss Angie Brooks, Ayo Rosiji, and the Action Group Party of Nigeria. [Note: the correct spelling of the name is apparently Ezekiel Mphahlele.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections