Letter to JFK

Met Council on Housing letter to JFK regarding the violence in Birmingham (1963).

Description: First page of a letter from Jane Benedict, on behalf of the Met Council on Housing, to then-President John F. Kennedy demanding action regarding the violence faced by civil rights activists in Birmingham, Alabama.

Date: May 22, 1963

Creator: Jane Benedict

Original Format: Black and White photocopy, 8.5 x 11 inches

Citation: Metropolitan Council on Housing Records, Box 30, Folder 1, Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archive. Digital ID=tam173_ref559_000005d

 

Met Council on Housing Civil Rights Supplement (1963). Met Council on Housing letter to JFK regarding the violence in Birmingham (1963). Pamphlet for the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom (1963). Women hold signs for a Civilian Complaint Review Board (undated).  Met Council on Housing letter in support of a Civilian Review Board (1964). 
Poster for a benefit for the Panther 21 (1970). Letter opposing Met Council on Housing's work with the Black Panther Party (1971). Letter from Jane Benedict about the Black Panther Party (1971). Letter from Met Council on Housing regarding discrimation against gays (1974). Met Council on Housing at an anti-Apartheid rally (1986). 

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