Ref NoCSA/1/3/3
TitleAlabama, Newfoundland May '66
DateMay - June 1966
Extent1 notebook and 3 pdf files
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook, written mostly in longhand with some shorthand, containing notes on: the civil rights movement in Alabama and Mississippi including the 1966 Alabama gubernatorial election campaign, Voting Rights Act (1965) and Meredith March Against Fear, June 1966; Guyana's independence from the United Kingdom; UN Security Council discussions on the Vietnam war, nuclear power, UK policy in Southern Rhodesia, peaceful use of outer space, Central American unity, UN forces in Cyprus and UN membership; and Canada including provinces, industry, environment, health services, tourism, religion and education.

Names mentioned include: GW [George Wallace], MLK [Martin Luther King], Carl Elliott, Lurleen Wallace, [John Malcolm] Patterson, [Richmond] Flowers, U Thant, [Lester] Pearson, Lord Russell Brain, C. Max Lane, Michael Harrington, [Simon] Kapwepwe, [Harold] Wilson, Eirene White, [Simeon] Adebo, [Hugh Foot] Baron Caradon, [Nikolai] Fedorenko, U Thant, Dr Ralph Abernathy, William Fitzpatrick, Kwame Ture (born Stokely Carmichael), [JTF] Iyalla, [Jesse] Jackson, [Dick] Gregory, [James] Meredith, SDJr [Sammy Davis Jr], Lyndon B. Johnson, Whitney Young, Andy Young and [Floyd] McKissick.

Transcribed by Lauraine Newcombe and another volunteer in 2021 as part of the Clyde Sanger shorthand transcription project with funding from The National Archive’s Collaborate and Innovate Testbed Fund. The PDF transcription document also contains a digitised copy of the notebook.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsThe original notebook and full transcript is closed in line with data privacy. A redacted version of the transcript is available. Please contact the archive for further information.
Related MaterialSee also Sanger's notebooks catalogued at CSA/1/2.
FormatElectronic record
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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