How Did the March on Washington Movement's Critique of American Democracy in the 1940s Awaken African American Women to the Problem of Jane Crow?

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Abstract

Introduction

"The Fires of Revolt" before the Chicago Coliseum Rally, 26 June 1942

Document 1: Charles Wesley Burton to Chicago Negro Organizations, 16 March 1942

Document 2: Neva Ryan to A. Philip Randolph, 16 March 1942

Document 3: A. Philip Randolph to Neva Ryan, 20 March 1942

Document 4: Milton Webster to A. Philip Randolph, 6 April 1942

Document 5: Milton Webster to A. Philip Randolph, 10 April 1942

  Document 6: Ethel Payne to A. Philip Randolph, 15 April 1942

Document 7: Neva Ryan to A. Philip Randolph, 26 [sic; 27] April 1942

Document 8: Neva Ryan to A. Philip Randolph, 27 April 1942

Document 9: Charles Wesley Burton to A. Philip Randolph, 29 April 1942

Document 10: Ethel Payne to A. Philip Randolph, 10 May 1942

Document 11: A. Philip Randolph to Neva Ryan, 22 May 1942

Document 12: A. Philip Randolph to Neva Ryan, 15 June 1942

Document 13: "Wake Up Negro America!" 26 June 1942

Document 14: Ernest E. Johnson, "New York Masses Protest for Democracy — Air Plaints at Record Garden Meet," 27 June 1942

Document 15: George F. McCray, "12,000 in Chicago Voice Demands for Democracy," 4 July 1942

Women Activists Threaten to Withdraw before the Detroit Policy Conference, September
1942

Document 16: Ethel Payne to A. Philip Randolph, 3 July 1942

Document 17: David Wilburn to Charles Wesley Burton, 25 August 1942

Document 18: Milton Webster to A. Philip Randolph, 25 August 1942

Document 19: Milton Webster to A. Philip Randolph, 27 August 1942

Document 20: Ethel Payne et al., Memorandum [to Charles Wesley Burton], 28 August 1942

Document 21: Milton Webster to A. Philip Randolph, 29 August 1942

Document 22: David Wilburn et al. to A. Philip Randolph, 30 August 1942

Document 23: A. Philip Randolph to Milton Webster, 3 September 1942

Document 24: A. Philip Randolph to Charles Wesley Burton, 9 September 1942

Document 25: A. Philip Randolph to David Wilburn et. al, 9 September 1942

The Failed Revolt: The Aftermath of the Detroit Policy Conference

Document 26: David Wilburn to A. Philip Randolph, 22 September 1942

Document 27: A. Philip Randolph to Charles Wesley Burton, 3 October 1942

Document 28: A. Philip Randolph to Neva Ryan, 7 October 1942

Document 29: A. Philip Randolph to Ethel Payne, 8 October 1942

Document 30: "March Movement to Get New Executive," 14 December 1942

Document 31: Ethel Payne to A. Philip Randolph, 16 December 1942

Document 32: Neva Ryan to A. Philip Randolph, n.d.

Document 33: Ethel Payne to A. Philip Randolph, 24 May 1943

Twenty Years Later: Women and the 1963 March on Washington

Document 34: Ethel L. Payne, "Randolph's Dream Comes True," 24-30 August 1963

Document 35: Pauli Murray, "The Negro Woman in the Quest for Equality," 14 November 1963

Document 36: Isabelle Shelton, "Rights Leaders Bypass Women, Session Is Told," 15 November 1963

Document 37: Pauli Murray to Roy Wilkins, 20 November 1963

Document 38: Dorothy I. Height to Pauli Murray, 27 November 1963

Document 39: Anna Arnold Hedgeman, The Trumpet Sounds: A Memoir of Negro Leadership, 1964

Document 40: Pauli Murray, "Memorandum in Support of Retaining the Amendment to H.R. 7152, Title VII (Equal Employment Opportunity ) to Prohibit Discrimination in Employment Because of Sex," 14 April 1964

Document 41: Pauli Murray and Mary O. Eastwood, "Jane Crow and the Law: Sex Discrimination and Title VII," December 1965

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