Minutes of the Meeting of the Executive Board of the American Committee on Africa September 30, 1957

by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after September 30, 1957 and before the next Executive Board meeting on November 11, 1957
3 pages
Type: Meeting Minutes
Coverage outside Africa: United States, France, United Nations
Language: English
Contents: Attendance • Resignation • Brief Reports • Getzen • Finance Report • Algeria • National Committee Vice-Chairman • Loan Fund • Visiting Lecturers • FINANCE REPORT • The minutes mention A.J. Muste, a luncheon sponsored by the Urban League and ACOA at the Waldorf-Astoria for K.A. Gbedemah (Finance Minister of Ghana), endorsers of Declaration of Conscience, meeting to discuss issues before the U.N.’s Fourth Committee at home of Mrs. William [Elizabeth] Landis, George Houser to take a 2 ½-half week trip to the West Coast (via Dayton, Chicago, and Colorado), announcement by Keith Irvine of the new Foundation for African Medical Training, Inc. to be directed by A.C. Thompson (with Wilfred Benson, Marguerite Cartwright, Norman Cousins, Dr. Mungai Njorge, and Dr. Christopher Okojie on the Advisory Board), M'burumba Getzen (recent graduate of Lincoln University and petitioner at U.N. from South West Africa) in need of a permanent visa, ACOA's counsel Robert Delson, Nathaniel Hoffman (Auditor), urge U.S. Mission to the U.N. to work to establish a Good Offices Committee to work toward reconciliation of France and Algeria, Dean Pike, Adelaide Schulkind, Loan Fund to aid needy African students, plans to bring two visiting lecturers from Africa to the U.S., Violaine Junod (University of Natal), Manoah Chirwa (a Nyasaland M.P. in the Parliament of the Central African Federation), Donald Harrington, Nelson Bengston, Dorothy Dunbar Broamley, George Edmund Haynes, Sidney Hertzberg, Frank Montero, Elliott Newcomb, Bayard Rustin, William X. Scheinman, George W. Shepherd, Jr., Phyllis Susskind, William Sorsby, Peter Weiss, Dale Harrison, Gilbert Jones, and Homer Jack. [Note: M'burumba Getzen is apparently Mburumba Kerina.]
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa). 
Collection: Peter Weiss papers, Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections