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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
Object Name Manuscripts
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.
Subjects 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.).
Search Terms Public Utilities Commission of the District of Columbia
Howard University
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
Miner Teachers College
James Ormond Wilson Teachers College
Date 1922-1956
Admin/Biographical History Civil rights attorney of Washington, D.C.
People 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
Early date 1922
Late date 1956
Extent 0.9 cubic ft. (3 containers and 1 oversize folder)
Level of description Fonds
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Finding Aids Finding aid in the repository.
Finding Aid ms0506.pdf