How Did White Southern Churchwomen Use Their Race, Gender, and Faith in the
Struggle for Civil Rights, 1945-1968?

Document List

Abstract

Introduction

Document 1: Southern Regional Council, After the War, ca. 1945

Document 2: "Methodist Women State Principles," New South, April 1947

Document 3: Dorothy Tilly, Speech to the Women's National Press Club, 11 December 1947

Document 4: Dorothy Tilly to Friend, 25 February 1949

Document 5: Mrs. M. E. Tilly to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt, 16 August 1949

Document 6A: The Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 6B: Mrs. M. E. Tilley [sic], Why Are You Fearful? ca. mid-1950s

Document 6C: Dorothy Tilly, "A Workshop," ca. 1961

Document 7: Mrs. M. E. Tilly to Co-Worker, 1 June 1950

Document 8: Henry Lesesne, "The Southern Press and the Negro," New York Herald Tribune, 8 July 1950

Document 9: George S. Mitchell to Mrs. Artiebel Roberts, 25 October 1952

Document 10A: Mrs. George H. Jones to the Southern Regional Council, 4 October 1952

Document 10B: Georgia Counties in the "Know Your Courts" program of the Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 10C: Kentucky Counties in the "Know Your Courts" program of the Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 10D: Mississippi Counties in the "Know Your Courts" program of the Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 10E: South Carolina Counties in the "Know Your Courts" program of the Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 10F: Tennessee Counties in the "Know Your Courts" program of the Fellowship of the Concerned, ca. 1950

Document 11: Dorothy Tilly to the Conference and District Secretaries of Christian Social Relations, 21 July 1953

Document 12: Fannie Bame to Dorothy Tilly, 9 December 1953

Document 13: Mrs. Candler Tatum, "'What Shall I Do about Desegregation?" February 1955

Document 14: Olive Andrews to Dorothy Tilly, 27 February 1955

Document 15: "Gleanings--'The Fellowship of the Concerned'--Alabama Church Women--Pilgrim Congregational Church, Birmingham, Alabama," 3 May 1955

Document 16: Marion A. Wright to George S. Mitchell, 24 August 1955

Document 17: George S. Mitchell to Mr. Robert Weaver, 23 September 1955

Document 18: "Spirit of Democracy; Christian Principles," New South, October 1957

Document 19: Thelma Mills to Mrs. M. E. Tilley [sic], 22 December 1958

Document 20: "Give Positive Witness," New South, 30 October 1958

Document 21: Excerpt from Virginia Durr to Marge Frantz, ca. October 1958

Document 22A: Dorothy Tilly, Introduction, Workshop Schedule, and List of Workshop Attendees, in Justice Weighed in the Balance: Gleanings of [a] Workshop [of the] Fellowship of the Concerned," 15-16 November 1960

Document 22B: Thelma Stevens, "Basic Beliefs and Social Responsibility," in Justice Weighed in the Balance: Gleanings of [a] Workshop [of the] Fellowship of the Concerned, 15-16 November 1960

Document 22C: Marion A. Wright, "Civil Disobedience," in Justice Weighed in the Balance: Gleanings of [a] Workshop [of the] Fellowship of the Concerned, 15-16 November 1960

Document 22D: "The Unfinished Revolution," Report of Workshop Panel, in Justice Weighed in the Balance: Gleanings of [a] Workshop [of the] Fellowship of the Concerned, 15-16 November 1960

Document 22E: "Report of Workshop Groups," in Justice Weighed in the Balance: Gleanings of [a] Workshop [of the] Fellowship of the Concerned, 15-16 November 1960

Document 23: Mrs. M. E. Tilly to Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr., 14 April 1961

Document 24: Martha Burt to Dorothy Tilly, 6 July1961

Document 25A: "Summary from the 100 or More Sheets Turned in by Those Attending the Workshop of the Fellowship of the Concerned," 6-7 November 1961

Document 25B: "Report of the Discussion Groups," 6-7 November 1961

Document 26A: Eleanor French to Dorothy Tilly, 15 November 1961

Document 26B: "Assignment: Race, Phase II," ca. 1964

Document 27: "Report of the Workshop of the Fellowship of the Concerned--Held on October 30-31, 1962"

Document 28: Dorothy Tilly to Friend, 24 July 1963

Document 29: Noreen Tatum to Dorothy Tilly, ca. September 1963

Document 30A: Dorothy Tilly to the family of William L. Moore, 4 November 1963

Document 30B: "Some Race Related Deaths in the United States (1955-1965)," New South, November 1965

Document 31: Mrs. C. M. Weston to Mr. John Lewis and Members of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, 30 January 1964

Document 32A: Jane M. Schutt to Dorothy Tilly, 8 March 1964

Document 32B: "Study with Us in the First Workshop on Race," ca. January 1964

Document 32C: Womanpower Unlimited Newsletter, February 1964

Document 32D: Womanpower Unlimited Newsletter, March 1964

Document 33: Eleanor French, "An Urgent Memo to Church Women re The Civil Rights Bill," 15 May 1964

Document 34: Eliza Heard [Virginia Durr], "Who Remembers Willie?" New South, July-August 1964

Document 35: "Resolution: Laity in Mission and the 1964 Elections," 7 October 1964

Document 36: Marie Williamson to Dorothy Tilly, 29 January 1965

Document 37: Constance Wyatt to Dorothy Tilly, 1 February 1965

Document 38A: Dorothy Tilly, Title page of Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 38B: Don McEvoy, "Summary of Inter-faith Conference," Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 38C: Mrs. Edward G. Holmes, "Comments on the President's Education Bill of 1965," Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 38D: Mrs. Ella Mae Brayboy, Speech to Interfaith Conference, Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 38E: Mrs. Betty Cantor, "The Evils We Deplore," Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 38F: Father Henri Stines, Speech to Interfaith Conference, Gleanings from Inter-Faith Conference: A Confrontation of the Evils We Deplore, 26 February 1954

Document 39: Response from Jackson, Mississippi, to "Study of the City," Fellowship of the Concerned Questionnaire, 1965

Document 40: Marjorie L. Smith, "1965 Report from Montgomery"

Document 41: "From the Studies Made of 'Twenty Cities' by Inter-Faith and Bi-Racial Committee," ca. 1965

Document 42: Genevieve Lexow to Dorothy Tilly, 8 June 1966

Document 43A: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Foreword" and "Dual Justice in the Courts--Unconcerned Community," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43B: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Southern Justice: The Various Courts," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43C: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "The Rights of Individuals in the Hands of Police," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43D: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Southern Justice: Jury Selection," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43E: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Southern Justice: The Problem," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43F: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Courtroom Practice--What Can Be Done," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43G: Mrs. William Wood, "Workshop on Courts," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 43H: Mrs. M. E. Tilly, "Bibliography," Virginia Council on Human Relations Newsletter, September 1966

Document 44: Virginia Durr, Notes on the 1967 Fellowship of the Concerned Meeting, ca. March 1967

Document 45: Mrs. Florence I. Ryan to Dorothy Tilly, 5 January 1968

Document 46: Mrs. M. E. Tilly to the Fellowship of the Concerned of the Southern Regional Council, 26 March 1968

Document 47A: Thelma Stevens, "Background Report on the 25th Anniversary Meeting of the Fellowship of the Concerned," 23-24 October 1968

Document 47B: Mrs. John Patton, "Morning Session," 24 October 1968

Document 48A: Virginia Durr, "Unsung Heroes and Heroines," ca. February 1988

Document 48B: Olive Andrews, interview with Virginia Durr, February 1988

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