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Civil Rights Congress of Michigan

 Organization

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Civil Rights Congress of Michigan Records

 Collection
Identifier: UR000304
Abstract The Civil Rights Congress was organized in 1935, and, until 1937, aided the cause of labor; protected academic freedom; and attacked police brutality, censorship, the Black Legion, the Ku Klux Klan, fascism, and discrimination. In 1938, its name was changed to the Civil Rights Federation and the group then turned to problems concerning discrimination against blacks and political minorities. The group dissolved in 1955. CRC records cover their early activities; their focus from 1938-1941 on the...
Dates: 1933 - 1963; Majority of material found within 1935 - 1955