Consultative Council on South Africa

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Duration: About 1964 - 1966
Location: New York, New York, United States

The Consultative Council on South Africa (CCSA), formed in about 1964, served as a clearing house for information and action proposals for some 30 affiliated organizations. In March 1965, CCSA organized the “National Conference: South African Crisis and American Action” held in Washington, DC. Affiliates of CCSA were: American Baptist Convention; American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees; American Jewish Congress; American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa; American Society of African Culture; Americans for Democratic Action Campus Division; Association of Artists for Freedom; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Collegiate Council for the United Nations; Commission for International Development; Congress of Racial Equality; District 61, RWDSU, Episcopal Church, Division of Christian Citizenship; International Union of Electrical Workers; Local 1199, RWDSU; Methodist Church: Division of Peace & World Order, Women's Division of Christian Service; Notional Association for the Advancement of Colored People; National Farmers Union; St. Augustine Presbyterian Church; Southern Christian Leadership Conference; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; Students for Democratic Society; Turn Toward Peace; Unitarian-Universalist Association; Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship for Social Justice; United Automobile Workers; United Church of Christ, Council for Christian Social Action; United Presbyterian Church, Office of International Affairs; U.S. Notional Student Association; U.S. Youth Council; United World Federalists; World University Service. (Source: various CCSA documents and various documents of the American Committee on Africa including Consultative Council on South Africa, Memorandum from George Houser, American Committee on Africa, May 11, 1965)

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Title: Allard Kenneth Lowenstein Papers
Time Span: 1924 - 1995 (Africa about 1954 - 1972)
Media: 327 feet
Description: Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the United Nations Human Rights Commission, and founder and leader of several organizations. The collection includes correspondence, organizational records, political campaign records, congressional files, writings, speeches, press clippings, research materials, scheduling files, financial and administrative records, diaries, scrapbooks, family papers, photographs, sound recordings, videocasette tapes, and other items documenting the life and career of Allard K. Lowenstein. The collection includes material on United States and relations with other countries, especially Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, and the Soviet Union and anti-Vietnam War activities. The collection includes United Nations material related to Namibia (South West Africa) and other African counties including of the Fourth Committee. The collection includes material of the American Negro Leadership Conference on Africa, American Society of African Culture (AMSAC), the American Committee on Africa (ACOA), Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) material related to South Africa, the Consultative Council on South Africa, and the National Union of South African Students (NUSAS).
Housed At: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wilson Library, University Archives and Records Service
Location: CB# 3926, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27514-8890, United States
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