Minutes of Executive Board Meeting May 9, 1960
by Homer A. Jack, American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after May 9, 1960 and before the next Executive Board meeting July 11, 1960
Contents: Attendance • Officers • South Africa Emergency Campaign (including fund raising, action and education, and Emergency Action Conference with Oliver Tambo) • Evaluation of ACOA’s purpose and program • Reconstituted Steering Committee • Emphasis on Economic Problems in Africa • Economic Articles in Africa Today • The minutes mention Chairman Donald Harrington, Vice-Chairmen Peter Weiss, Hope Stevens, and Frank Montero, Secretary Elizabeth Landis, Acting Treasurer Nelson Bengston, A. Philip Randolph, Co-Chairman, George Houser, , newly independent areas of Africa, officers of ACOA, chairman of the Finance, Publications, Research, and U.N. committees, William Scheinman, Cleveland Robinson, affirm ACOA’s dedication to the struggle for independence and equality in Africa while also turning attention to economic problems, Maxwell Harway, Harold Isaacs, Adelaide Schulkind, Hugh Smythe, John Murra, and Homer Jack.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections