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John R. Kellam papers

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R.I.Committee Against Discrimination in Housing Files, 1955-1963
13 folders
This series contains materials and files generated by the Committee mostly related to the Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act, passed on April 12, 1965.

Arrangement: This series is arranged alphabetically.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1 Drafting Committee - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1957-1961
Box 1, Folder 2 Working Drafts - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1957-1962
Box 1, Folder 3 Education Committee - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1958-1961
Box 1, Folder 4 General Correspondence - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1958-1959
Box 1, Folder 5 General Correspondence - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1960-1962
Box 1, Folder 6 Organized Opposition - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1959-1960
Box 1, Folder 7 Organizational Support - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1958-1960
Box 1, Folder 8 Signature Lists - Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act
1958-1961
Box 1, Folder 9 Photographs
Photograph no.1 John R. Kellam

Caption on verso "Rhode Island Committee on Discrimination in Housing; Left to right: Miss Carol Watts, member; John Kellam, member Research & Statistics Committee; Mrs Shirley Lee, President; Joseph E. Adelson, Counsel"

ca. 1960
Photograph no.2 John R. Kellam

Caption on verso "Rhode Island Committee on Discrimination in Housing; Left to right: Mrs Olive Wiley, Chairman of Education and Public Information Committee; Francis B. Keeney Jr., Recording Secretary; Miss Carol Watts, member; Miss Vera Fontes, Treasurer; Mrs Shirley Lee, President; John Kellam, member Research & Statistics Committee; Joseph E. Adelson, Counsel; Mrs. Phyllis Refflain, Corresponding Secretary"

ca. 1960
Box 1, Folder 10 Publicity
1956
Box 1, Folder 11 Public Housing - correspondence
1955-1962
Box 1, Folder 12 Rhode Island Committee on Discrimination in Housing
1955-1962
Box 1, Folder 13 Stationary - blank
undated

Subject Files, 1935-1973
77 folders
This series contains materials that, while not directly related to the Rhode Island Fair Housing Practices Act of 1965, was generated by John Kellam and is supportive of the Committee's work. Among the materials included are reports, correspondence, brochures, pamphlets, flyers, addresses, survey's, statistical data, article reprints, and legislative proposals.

Arrangement: This series is arranged alphabetically.

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 14 Abrams, Charles - Annual conference speech at the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing
1963 Apr 23
Box 1, Folder 15 American Friends Service Committee
1961
Box 1, Folder 16 14th Annual Report of the Massachussetts Commission Against Discrimination
1959
Box 1, Folder 17 Annual Report of the R.I. Commission Against Discrimination
1953-1956
Box 1, Folder 18 Annual Report of the R.I. Commission Against Discrimination
1959
Box 1, Folder 19 Bay Area Real Estate Research Committee [San Francisco, CA]
1955
Box 1, Folder 20 Bibliography [literature lists]
1955
Box 1, Folder 21 Brochures & Pamphlets
1956-1960
Box 1, Folder 22 Brochures & Pamphlets
1960-1961
Box 1, Folder 23 The Case for the Fair Housing Bill - To the Editor, Pawtucket Times
1959 Feb 18
Box 1, Folder 24 Citizens United for Fair Housing in Rhode Island
1959
Box 1, Folder 25 Citizens United Executive Committee - notes
1961
Box 1, Folder 26 Commission on Civil Rights - annual report
1959-1960
Box 1, Folder 27 Conner, ET AlS vs. Providence Redevelopment Agency
1960
Box 1, Folder 28 Correspondence
1960
Box 1, Folder 29 D-H Discrimination Bills proposed and passed in other states
1957-1958
Box 1, Folder 30 Fair Housing - The Basic and Specific Issues
1960
Box 1, Folder 31 House and Home article reprints
1958; 1962
Box 1, Folder 32 Housing Brochures & Pamphlets
1950-1960
Box 1, Folder 33 Howard Law Journal - The Executive Order on Housing: Constitutional Basis for What It Fails to Do
1962
Box 1, Folder 34 Journal of American Institute of Planners Vol. xxv, No. 4
Nov 1959
Box 1, Folder 35 Journal of Housing No. 4 - No. 5
1973
Box 1, Folder 36 Lawrence, David L. - Annual Conference Speech at the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing
1963 Apr 25
Box 2, Folder 1 Lawyers Guild Review Vol. xviii, No. 1
Spring 1958
Box 2, Folder 2 Legal
1956-1958
Box 2, Folder 3 Legislative Amendment to the Rhode Island Equal Housing Opportunities Act
1962 Jul 4
Box 2, Folder 4 Levenson, Francis - Address given before the American Civil Liberities Union Biennial Conference
1962 Jun 24
Box 2, Folder 5 Local Data
1953
Box 2, Folder 6 Memorandum of Law for the Rhode Island Affilate of the American Civil Liberities Union

In the matter of textbook and related aid to non-public schools.

1955
Box 2, Folder 7 Miller, Loren - Speech given at the annual conference of the National Committee Against Housing Discrimination
1963 Apr 26
Box 2, Folder 8 MIT City Planning Alumni Roster
1960
Box 2, Folder 9 Mount Hope Neighborhood Improvement Assn.
1959-1964
Box 2, Folder 10 M-REIT Annual Report
1971
Box 2, Folder 11 Myths of Racial Intergration - American Jewish Congress
undated
Box 2, Folder 12 NAACP - annual report
1960-1961
Box 2, Folder 13 National Committee to Abolish the Un-American Activities Committee
1960
Box 2, Folder 14 National Directory of Fair Housing Committees
1963
Box 2, Folder 15 Newsletters & Bulletins
1956-1960
Box 2, Folder 16 News clipping reprints
1956-1960
Box 2, Folder 17 Non-Discrimination Clauses in Public and Private Urban Redevelopment
1957
Box 2, Folder 18 Obscenity, Censorship and Free Speech
undated
Box 2, Folder 19 Planning and Your Community - R.I. Development Council State Planning Section, No. 1
1961
Box 2, Folder 20 Planning - The ASPO Magazine
Jan 1973
Box 2, Folder 21 The President's Executive Order on Equal Opportunity in Housing
1963
Box 2, Folder 22 The President's Executive Order No. 11063 - Equal Opportunity in Housing
1963 Apr 25
Box 2, Folder 23 Regional Reports and Brochures
1960-1962
Box 2, Folder 24 Report on Racial Patterns of Occupancy in Public Housing in Providence, R.I.
1955-1957
Box 2, Folder 25 Resolutions
1959
Box 2, Folder 26 R.I. Legislative Roll Call Lists
1959-1960
Box 2, Folder 27 Southern Newsletter
1958; 1959
Box 2, Folder 28 R.I. Bills Introduced
1958-1963
Box 2, Folder 29 R.I. Committee on Discrimination in Housing pamphlets
1959
Box 2, Folder 30 Thr Rhode Island Home Builder, Vol. 9, No. 11
Apr 1961
Box 2, Folder 31 The R. I. State Council of Churches - Council Highlights
Mar 1960
Box 2, Folder 32 Sketches - Public Housing Survey
1956-1959
Box 2, Folder 33 Some Observations on New England and the Race Problem
1960
Box 2, Folder 34 Statement: Legislative Bills for Equal Housing Opportunities in R.I.
1963
Box 2, Folder 35 Statement of Princples to Effect Intergration in Public Housing
1961
Box 2, Folder 36 State of Rhode Island - Elected Officials lists
1959-1960
Box 2, Folder 37 Statistics and Analysis on Race
1959-1961
Box 2, Folder 38 Trends in Housing article reprints
1963
Box 2, Folder 39 Trend Toward Open Occupancy
1961
Box 2, Folder 40 Unit Plans for Low Rent Housing - copy #1795
1935
Box 2, Folder 41 Urban League Bulletin
1961

Newspaper Clippings, 1961-1963
40 folders
This series contains newspaper clippings from various major newspapers. The articles are mainly reporting on minority discrimination and public housing issues at the local, regional, and national levels.

The titled newspapers dated for March of 1960 contain articles reporting on the delayed Congressional vote of the Civil Rights Act of 1960, which was signed into law by President Eisenhower on May 6, 1960.

Arrangement: The series is arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 42 News Clippings
Jan 1961
Box 2, Folder 43 News Clippings
Feb 1961
Box 2, Folder 44 News Clippings

See Oversized Box

Mar 1961
Box 2, Folder 45 News Clippings

See Oversized Box

Apr 1961
Box 2, Folder 46 News Clippings
May 1961
Box 2, Folder 47 News Clippings
Jun 1961
Box 2, Folder 48 News Clippings

See Oversized Box

Jun 1961
Box 2, Folder 49 News Clippings
Jul 1961
Box 2, Folder 50 News Clippings
Aug 1961
Box 2, Folder 51 News Clippings
Sep 1961
Box 3, Folder 52 News Clippings
Oct 1961
Box 3, Folder 53 News Clippings
Nov 1961
Box 3, Folder 54 News Clippings
Dec 1961
Box 3, Folder 55 News Clippings
Feb 1962
Box 3, Folder 56 News Clippings
Mar 1962
Box 3, Folder 57 News Clippings
Apr 1962
Box 3, Folder 58 News Clippings
Apr 1962
Box 3, Folder 59 News Clippings
May 1962
Box 3, Folder 60 News Clippings
Dec 1962
Box 3, Folder 61 News Clippings
Dec 1962
Box 3, Folder 62 News Clippings
Jan 1963
Box 3, Folder 63 News Clippings
Feb 1963
Box 3, Folder 64 News Clippings
Mar 1963
Box 3, Folder 65 News Clippings
Apr 1963
Box 3, Folder 66 News Clippings
May 1963
Box 3, Folder 67 News Clippings
Jun 1963
Box 3, Folder 68 News Clippings
Jun 1963
Box 3, Folder 69 News Clippings
Jun 1963
Box 3, Folder 70 News Clippings - Unsorted

See Oversized Box

1961-1963
Box 4, Folder 71 The Daily Progress - Charlottesville, VA
1960 Mar 1
Box 4, Folder 72 Twin City Sentinel - Winston-Salem, NC
1960 Mar 24
Box 4, Folder 73 The Greensboro Record - Greensboro, NC
1960 Mar 24
Box 4, Folder 74 The News and Observer - Raleigh, NC
1960 Mar 24
Box 4, Folder 75 The Afro-American - Baltimore, MD
1960 Mar 26
Box 4, Folder 76 Winston-Salem Journal - Winston-Salem, NC
1960 Mar 25
Box 4, Folder 77 Register - Greensboro, NC
1960 Feb 5-1960 Mar 11
Box 4, Folder 78 The Chapel Hill Weekly - Chapel Hill, NC
1960 Mar 3-1960 Mar 21
Box 4, Folder 79 The Daily Tar Heel - Chapel Hill, NC
1960 Mar 24
Box 4, Folder 80 The Providence Sunday Journal - Providence, RI
1962 Jan 7
Box 4, Folder 81 The Providence Visitor - Providence, RI
1962 Jan 19
Box 4, Folder 82 CNVA Bulletin - New York, NY
1962 Feb 16-1962 Oct 10