|Call Number/Catalog Number||MS 0506|
|Title||George E.C. Hayes papers, 1922-1956 (bulk 1947-1956) (MS 506)|
|Collection||George E.C. Hayes papers|
|Creator||Hayes, George E. C. (George Edward Chalmers), 1894-1968.|
|Description||Correspondence, legal papers, newsclippings, programs, reports, memorabilia, and photographs, relating to school desegregation, civil liberties, and discrimination cases. Includes material relating to cases that led to the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, including Bolling v. Sharpe; Annie Lee Moss's civil liberties case against Senator Joseph McCarthy; Hayes's appointment as D.C. Public Utilities Commissioner; the House Un-American Activities Committee; Howard University; Kappa Alpha Psi; Miner Teachers College; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; and Wilson Teachers College. Persons represented include James A. Cobb, Perry Howard, Thurgood Marshall, James Nabrit, Stuart Symington, and Walter White.|
United States. Supreme Court.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Civil rights movements -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.)
Segregation in education -- Law and legislation -- Washington (D.C.)
Civil rights and socialism.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- Washington (D.C.)
Public service commissions -- Washington (D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations.
Washington (D.C.) -- Politics and government -- 1878-1967.
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.).
Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Miner Teachers College
James Ormond Wilson Teachers College
|Admin/Biographical History||Civil rights attorney of Washington, D.C.|
Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958.
Hayes, George E. C. (George Edward Chalmers), 1894-1968.
Howard, Perry Wilson, 1877-1961.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993.
Moss, Annie Lee, 1904 or 5-
Nabrit, James M. (James Madison), 1900-
Symington, Stuart, 1901-
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955.
|Dates of Creation||1922-1956|
|Extent||0.9 cubic ft. (3 containers and 1 oversize folder)|
|Level of description||Fonds|
|Relation||Show Related Records...|
|Finding Aids||Finding aid in the repository.|