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YWCA volunteers address and stuff invitations for Human Rights Commission, Silver Spring, Maryland, March 1965

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Summary:YWCA volunteers address and stuff over 700 invitations for Human Rights Commission. From left to right: Mrs. Harold Boronson, Mrs. James Hennessey, and Mrs. Robert Larue. Mrs. Hennessey's daughter was also helping the women. The invitation was sent to county ministers, school principals, civic association presidents, major employers and Realtors asking them to attend the Commission's annual seminar on Saturday, March 27, 1965 at Kensington Junior High School. The program included afternoon forums on low-cost housing, open housing, employment, justice, and education. There was also a talk by Seymour Semet, Chief Intergroup Relations Officer from Governor Collins' office of Community Relations Services, Silver Spring, Maryland, March 1965.
Creator:Mervis, Ed
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:Silver Spring
Temporal subject: 1961-1970
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:Silver Spring
Topical subjects:Community service
ArchivesUM location:David and Elizabeth Scull papers
  • series 3
  • folder Processed photographs 1955, 1957, 1960, 1962-1966, 1972 and undated
  • accession 82-12
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Civil Rights, Civic Engagement
Women's Studies
Collection:Digital Collections
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