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Box 1

ANC and Alliance Partners: Correspondence and Statements

Folder 1

  1. Plaatje, S. T statement to President and members of the Pan- African Congress Conference describing the appalling difficulties faced by the Africans in South Africa especially with the multiplicity of anti-native legislation, 1921

Source: W.E.B Dubois Collection

  1. A letter –from John L. Dube to W.E.B. Dubois stating that he had received Dubois invitation to the Pan-African Congress and that he will attend if the Natal Native Congress will raise the money to defray his expenses, April 1921

Source: W.E.B Dubois Collection.

  1. A letter – from P.M Mpumlwana to Max Yergan outlining the obstacles preventing the Bantu peoples of Africa from uniting, 1937 – 1938

Source: Moorland Research Center

  1. Cable –from Dr Rosebery T. Bokwe (ANC) to William Hunton (Council on African Affairs acknowledgement of assistance from the council on African Affairs from the ANC.8 July 1946.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter –from A.M Kathrada (ANC) to Dubois (friend/supporter). Requesting on behalf of Sec. Gen. Tambo a message of support from Dubois for National Conference on Dec 16, 1951 to be sponsored by the ANC, 21 Nov 1951.

Source: W.E.B Dubois Collection.

  1. “Message to the Negro people of United State” (through the Council on African Affairs). Expresses sincere appreciation for the moral and material support receive by the ANC, September 1952.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter –from R.T. Bokwe acknowledging $900 contribution from the council of African Affairs to the Mutual assistance fund, 1953.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. Rosebery T. Bokwe to William Hunton (Council on African Affairs) along with acknowledging and additional $500 from the Council on African Affairs for the Mutual assistance Fund also discusses the efforts by the apartheid government to break the ANC by banning ANC leaders and increased legal action, 11 Feb. 1953.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. Letter- from W.M. Sisulu to W.E.B.Dubious mentions a proposed conference involving various African National Organization and Governments, 6 May 1953.

Source: Schomburg Center

  1. A letter –from W.M.Sisulu (ANC) to William Hunton (Council on African Affairs) which expresses appreciation to the Council of African Affairs CAA for its support of the Campaign for its support of the Defiance of Unjust Laws. Acknowledgements an understanding that the CAA has become a victim of reactionaries in the U.S, but states that progressive forces will triumph,9 June 1953.

Source: W.E.B.Dubois Collection.

  1. A letter-from W.M. Sisulu (ANC) to William Hunton (Council on African Affairs) Expresses appreciation for the council on African Affairs support for African Liberation. Also calls for attention to British atrocities against Africans in Kenya, 6 June 1954.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter- from Oliver Tambo (ANC) to Paul Roberson Council on African Affairs). Letter of appreciation for Roberon’s message to the 42nd Annual Conference of the ANC (December 16-19,1954). Discusses the threatened forced removals by apartheid government and the banning of progressive newspapers in South Africa. Acknowledges friendship between the ANC and the council of African Affairs, 9 November 1954

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter –from O.R.Tambo to Paul Roberson (Council on African Affairs) requesting a message of good will and support from Dubois in relation to 42nd Annual Conference of the ANC. Tambo describe the critical condition under apartheid for non-European people, 9 November 1954

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. Paul Robeson message to ANC in regard to the 42 Annual Conference (sent at bequest of O.R.Tambo): Address to “Friends and Brothers of the African Nation Congress” from Paul Robeson on the occasion of the ANC’s 42nd Annual Conference, 4 December 1954.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter –from O.R. Tambo to W.E.B. Dubois (general letter) Requests message of encouragement and solidarity with ANC for the ANC’s 45th Annual Conference as it struggles against the apartheid policies of the Nationalist government, November 1957.

Source: W.E.B. Dubois Collection.

  1. Speech” Passive Resistance in South Africa” by Oliver Thabo; Copy of speech given at the 4th international Conference, April 11-13,1963 at Howard University in Washing D.C. The theme for the Conference was “Southern African in Transition” April 1963.

Source: Moorland Spingarn Research Center.

  1. Excerpt from Speech by Robert Mweli Resha; Speech Title:” The Dangers of a Racial War” (Excerpts from speech made on South Africa Freedom Day) Sponsored by the British Anti-Apartheid Movement, 26 June 1968.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. Excerpt from speech by Robert Mweli Resha; Speech Title “The Africa National Congress”(excerpts from speech before the Special Political Committee of the U.N.General Assembly) 5 November 1969.

Source: Schomburg Center.

  1. A letter- from Alfred Nzo, Secretary –General, of ANC to UN Secretary-General, denouncing a study project on foreign investment in South Africa initiated by Michael Scott and Colin Legum, 7 March 1973.

Source: E.S. Reddy

  1. Statement of the African National Congress (S.A.) on the expulsion of a conspiratorial clique by Alfred Nzo Morogoro, Tanzania, 11 December 1975.

Source:

  1. African Nationalist. Statement on the Expulsion from the A.N.C. of T. Bonga, A.M. Makiwane, J.D.Matlou, G.M.Mbele, A.K. Mqota,P Ngakane, T.X. Makiwane, O.K. Setlapelo issued by expelled Activist, December 1975.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

22. A Letter from Alfred Nzo, Secretary –General of A.N.C to U.N. Secretary General, denouncing foreign investment in South Africa

Initiated by Michael Scott and Colin Legum, 5th October 1981.

Source: E.S Reddy

23.General letter from Themba in regard to the anti-apartheid Movement in the U.S. The letter was written on A.N.C-Boston Chapter letterhead paper with the address for the Boston Office (25 West, Boston, MA 02111) 4 March 1988

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

24.General Letter – from Themba Vilakazi and Sarah Browning in their Leadership capacities with the Coalition to End South African Purchase that calls for and support economic sanctions against South Africa; 2 April 1988.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

 

 

Folder 2

1.A Letter –from A.B. Xuma to Max Yergan, which discusses the advancement and future advancement of black South Africans with regard education. The letter expound gradualism and cautions Yergan against engaging or supporting any extensive public action at the present engaging to change current conditions in South Africa.Dr Xuma instead suggest private discussions with those in power to effect change, 21 June 1935.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center.

2.A letter – from H.Selby Msimang to Max Yergan.Letter references the decision by the Executive Committee of the All Africa Convention to appoint Max Yergan Secretary of External Relations.Mr Msimang also discusses his tour of the South African Countryside and visit to Natal as a representative of the All African Congress.29 July 1936.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center

3.A letter- from H. Selby Msimang.listing segment of a resolution passed by the All Africa Convention held at Bloemfontein 06\29\36 and Dr Yergan that he has been appointed Secretary for External Relation for the All Africa Convention.30 July 1936

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research.

4. A letter- from H.Selby Msimang to Max Yergan.letter request a report from Dr Yergan on his activities as Secretary for External affairs for the All Africa Convention. Also attached are minutes from a rally held on 4th and 5th, 1936 at the Bantu Men’s Social Center in the Transvaal held by the All Africa Convention,.17 October 1936.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research center.

5. A letter-from D.D.T.Jabavu to Dr Max Yergan.Letter provides instruction to Yergan, Secretary for External Relation of the All Africa Convention, and listing contact information for foreign individuals who are interested in the all Africa Convention and who Mr. Yergan should contact.27 October 1936.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research center.

6.A letter-from D.D.T. Jabavu to Dr Max Yergan. Discusses the All African Convention and how professor Jabavu has silenced all the enemies of the All Africa Convention by diplomatic moves thus “setting the stage for good work”. 12 April 1938.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn research center.

 

 

Folder 3

1.Statement –from South African Indian Congress (Seems to have Followed accompanied December 1954 letter to Dr Walter White). Discusses the creation of the joint planning committee to coordinate the efforts of the African (ANC),Coloured ,Indian People in a mass campaign of resistance for the repeal of oppressive laws.N.D

Source: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

2.A letter Y.A.Cachalia and D.U. Mistry to Walter White (NAACP), Letter acknowledging the support the NAACP and requesting a message of support for the 20th annual Conference of the South African Indian Congress, 28,Decmber 1951.

Source: National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

3.A letter –from Walter White to Dr James Moroka, President of the A.N.C. Acknowledges the NAACP’s unqualified support for the fight for the freedom in South Africa,8 April 1952.

Source: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP

4.Statement: South Africa Indian Congress Issued Statement (seems to have accompanied December 1954 letter to Walter White), Discusses the Defiance campaign and its impact and the coordination of efforts between Indians and A.N.C, the South Africanist Congress of Democrats, and the South African Colored people’s Organisation.Also discusses the Organization of the congress of the people, April 1954.

Source: National Association for the advancement of Colored People.

5.A letter-from Yusuf Cachalia and D.U Mistry (SA Indian Congress),

Letter requests for support from the NAACP, describes the worsening conditions for nonwhites in the country and the status of the Indian community in SA, expresses SA Indian support for the ANC in the Freedom struggle. April 1954.

Source: National Association for the advancement of Colored People.

6.A letter –from M.Moolla & S Essakjee to Paul Robeson.Letter announces the 11th annual-General Meeting of the Transvaal Indian Congress and requesting a recorded message from Mr.Robeson for the conference, 14th April 1956.

Source: Moorland-Spingarn Research Center.

7.A letter –from Yetta Boverblatt to Paul Roberson, Letter request that Mr.Robeson send a message to the National Conference of the South Africa Congress of Democrats.It mentions how the S.A Congress of Democrats have allied themselves with the aim of the Freedom Charter and the A.N.C.13 May 1956.

Source: Moorland -Spingarn Research Center.

8.A letter –fro Paul and Eslanda Robeson to Yetta Boverblatt in response to her letter dated 05/13\56.Letter thanks the S.A Congress of Democrats for their vision and courage and expresses the Robeson’s support for the Freedom Charter and solidarity with groups in S.A. that are continuing to struggle.

 

 

ANC and Alliance Partners: Campaigns

Folder 1

1.Bulletine of the Campaign for the Defiance of unjust laws No 3.Commentary on the sentencing of several prominent leaders of the ANC and Indian Congress, including their comments. Statements from Dr Y.M. Dadoo, Mr. Moses Kotane, Mr J.B. Marks, Mr David Bopape, and Ismail Bhoola included,18 July 1952.

Source: National Association for the Colored People (NAACP)

2.Bulletine of the Campaign for the Defiance of Unjust Laws No.4.Discusses the appearance before the magistrate in Johannesburg of leaders of the ANC and Indian Congress due to the defiance campagn. Includes statement by Dr Y.M. Dadoo, Mr. W.Sisulu, and Mr. N Mandela, 8 September 1952.

Source: National Association for the Colored People

3.Bulletine of the Campaign for the defiance of Unjust Laws No.2, Discusses Defiance Campaign, arrests, and the organization of the campaign, June 1952.

Source: Nation Association for the Colored People.

4.Financial Statement: Campaign of the African Affairs to aid the Campaign of Defiance Against Unjust Laws in South Africa. Statement of income and Disbursement, July 24 to Dec.31 1952 to Arrested Volunteers and their dependents in the campaign of defiance Against Unjust Laws in South Africa, 1953.

Source: Schomburg Center for Research.

5.Bank Transfer Reciept: Transfer of $900 from the Council of Affairs to the secretary of the National Assistance Fund in South Africa (campaign of Defiance against Unjust Laws), Document transfer of $900 from Hunton (Council on African Affairs) to the National Assistance Fund in South Africa in assistance to the Campaign of Defiance against Unjust Laws from the Council on African Affairs,19 September 1952.

Source: Schombrg Center for Research.

6.Bank Transfer Reciept: Transfer of $ 600 from the Council on African Affairs to Dr R.T. Bokwe (campaign of defiance Against Unjust Laws); Document transfer of $600 from Hunton (Council on African Affairs) to Dr. R.T. (ANC) in South Africa in support of the Campaign of Defiance Against Laws, 31 October 1952.

Source: Schomburg center for Research.

7.Bank Transfer Reciept: Transfer $500 from the Council on African Affairs to Dr R.T. Bokwe (Campaign of Defiance Against Unjust Laws): Documents transfer of $500 from Hunton (Council on African Affairs) to Dr R.T.Bokwe (ANC) in South Africa in support of the Campaign of the Defiance Against Unjust Laws,13 December 1952.

Source: Schomburg Center for Research.

 

 

Folder 2

1.Statement; issued by the National Action Council of the Congress of the people. Describes the Congress of the people, composition, its organization, and how it can succeed, Early 1950.

Source: National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

2.A letter- from Walter Sisulu (for the Secretariat of the Congress of the People) to Walter White.Lettter requests suggestions for popularization the Congress of the people of the people in the U.S.The plan calls the people of South Africa to speak together, 8 September 1954.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

3.Secretariat of the Congress of the People to the Secretary of the NAACP. Discusses the drawing up of a Freedom Charter and the persecution of non-Whites by the SA government, 10 May 1955.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

4.Bulletin:”Speaking Together “Congress of the People.Bulletine.No.3.Describes the First Representative Natal Conference for the Congress of the People, which opened by A.J.Luthuli.Discusses activities of the Congress of the People. Early 1950s

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

 

 

Folder 3

1.Counter Attack: Bulletin of S.A. Congress of Democrats; Includes information on the ANC’s (Lillian ‘ngoyi) involvement in the conference on increased rent and the deportation of ANC leaders Gwentshi and Lingisi, two ANC leaders from East London to hinterland by the South African government, February 1954.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

2.Counter Attack: Bulletin of the S.A.Congress of Includes information on the National Council meeting of the South African Congress of Democrats (COD) and the ANC decision to convene together with the COD a National Assembly of the people. February 1954.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

3.Counter Attack: Bulletin of S.A. Congress of Democrats.Discucces the ANC and its struggle to against Bantu Education.1955

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

 

 

Folder 4

1.Computer Science and Electronics Education at the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College; Draft Proposal for a computer science education project at the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College.Themba Vilakazi is a co auther of the proposal. Vilakazi is an ANC activist and exile who has a leadership role in the Fund for Free South Africa (FRESA), 1 March 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

2.A Letter to Ford Foundation; Solicits support\funding for a computer science project FRESA with the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College to provide a technically literate pool of leaders who will be able to take on positions of responsibility in the post Apartheid South African Economy, 25 April 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

3.Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College (SOMAFCO) Computer Science Program Project; Letter from Themba Vilakazi (FRESA) to the Ford Foundation for funding for a computer science project for the Solomon Mahlangu college, a school for South African exiles in Mazimbu, Tanzania ran by the ANC,12 July 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

4.Seretse Choabi, Secretary for Education of the ANC Department of

Education; Endorsement of Fund for a Free South Africa’s (FRESA) application to the Ford Foundation for funding of a computer science education program at the ANC educational establishment, Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College,6 September 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

 

 

Folder 5

1.Lesotho Massacre Slides: These slides graphically document the atrocities and aftermath of a 1982 invasion of Lesotho by the South African Defense Force, which was searching for suspected ANC members. Dozens of South African and Lesotho Nationals died in the raid. Mr. Shange, who believes that he may have received that he, may have received these slides from a group in London, used the in his efforts to demonstrate the brutalities of the apartheid system and the need for change in South Africa.

Source: Sikhulu Shange.

2.76th Anniversary Videotapes of the ANC in New York: Mr. Shange was provided a copy of the videotapes (2) of the event for his participation in the celebration. He and other ANC members are featured on videotapes discussing the ANC and the continued struggle for freedom in South Africa.

Source: Sikhulu Shange.

 

 

Individuals

Folder 1: Prof. Z.K. Matthews

1.“ Black South African Forced Back Home”, Article details how Z.K. Mathews lectured in various parts of the U.S. about condition in South Africa and struggle for liberation, May 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

2. The Strength of Non-violence; Article is about Z.K.Mathews and his one year appointment at Union Theological Seminary in NY.He discusses the ANC and his role as the Cape Province President of the ANC as well as the work of the ANC to liberate Africans in S.A, September 1952.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

3.Picture of Z.K Mathews and his wife boarding a plan to travel back to South Africa; Caption describe the Mathews departure under pressure from South Africa, the imprisonment of Joe Mathews (son), and Z.K Mathews’ activities in the U.S, 23 May 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

4.Walter White (secretary of the NAACP) to members of the NAACP Board and members RE: Z.K Mathews forced return to South Africa; Letter discusses the need to raise monies to enable Z.K Mathews and his wife to travel by air instead of boating order to fulfill his contract obligation with Union seminary and also return to SA before his passport expires.14 April 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

5.Announcement; South African Elections and Resistance Campaign

Flyer (Z.K. Mathews speaker). Announces Z.K. Mathews, President of the Cape African National Congress, as the speaker at a meeting sponsored by Americans for South African Resistance, 22 April 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

6.Connected with Z.K.Mathews’visit to Union Theological Seminary; Provides biographical information about professor Z.K.Mathews ND.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP

7.A letter from Frieda Mathews (Z.K. Mathews’ wife) to Mrs. White (Walter White’s wife), Letter discusses the treatment of Z.K.Mathews and Frieda Mathew’s .It describe the seizure of some of their personal items (paper, photograph, other) upon their return to South Africa;16 August 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP.

8.A confidential letter from Z.K. Mathews (in South Africa) to Walter White; letter describes Mathews ‘s life in South Africa and harassment by the S.A government since his return to S.A from N.Y. He describes his re-election to the Cape Province branch of the ANC and the difficulties under which ANC is operating in SA.18 August 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP.

7.A letter from Z.K. Mathews to Dr Channing Tobias (Phelps Stokes Fund); Letter discusses the problem of higher education for non-whites in South Africa: 14 December 1953.

Source: National association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP.

8.Letter Z.K. Mathews (ANC) to Council on African Affairs (Farewell tribute); Z.K.Mathews ‘tribute to the Council on African Affairs (CAA) on behalf of the peoples of Africa as CAA begins its demise. He acknowledges the practical assistance in connection with the Campaign for the Defiance of Unjust Laws sponsored by the ANC and the South African Indian Congress; December 1953.

Source: Schomburg Center for Research.

 

 

Folder 2. Mary Louise Hooper

1.Newspaper- “Dongers Reads Document showing U.S Woman ‘s Association with A.N.C.”; Details document found in the home of a Luthuli detailing the purpose of Mary Louise Hooper’s residence in S.A.was to work for the ANC and to make herself at the disposal of the President-General of the ANC to do whatever he found for her to do; 12 February 1958.

Source: U.S. National Archives

2.Memorandum of Convesation; John L.Kuhn, American Consul General, conversation with Ambrose Reeves, Bishop of Johannesburg re: Mary Louise Hooper; Reports on Kuhn’s conversation with Ambrose Reeves and discussion of Mary Louise Hooper. Reeves call her foolish woman, carried away by her “pro-Native” feelings, who uses no discretion in her contacts and relations with the “Natives” 12 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

3.Memorandum of Conversation- John L.Kuhn, American Consul General, Conversation with Mary Louise Hooper; Reports on Kuhn’s conversation with Mary Louise Hooper at the woman’s section, Johannesburg city jail known as “The Fort”. She admits that she is a friend of Chief Luthuli and Professor Z.K.Mathew; 12 March 1957

. Source: U.S. National Archives

4.Memorandum of Conversation- T.H.E. Nesbit, State Dept.conversation with Fred L. Hadsel and W.M. Johnson ( Southern African Affairs);Discussion of the incarceration of Mary Louise Hooper in Johannersburg;13 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

5.Memorandum of Conversation b/t William Johnson, State Dept and George Haselton, Special consular service subject: Mary Louise Hooper; describes news report of Mrs. Hooper’s work as a secretary of Chief Albert Luthuli before treason arrest and her contribution of funds to the ANC; 14 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

6.Memorandum of conversation-b/t William Johnson, State Dept. George Haselton Special Consular Service-subject: Mary Louise Hooper Describes conversation about Mrs. Hooper (Luthuli Secretary), 15 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

7.”American Woman to be Deported Under Escort”; Discusses the deportation of Mary Louise Hooper and her declaration that she does not belong officially to any organization.12 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

8.”U.S. Woman Will be Deported”; Briefly discusses the arrest of Mary Louise Hooper and the warrant issued under section 22 of the Immigration Act, which gives great power to the minister of the interior; 12 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

9.”Deportation orders: New; Briefly details the arrest of Mary Louise; 13 March.1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives

10.Telegram –fro U.S. Embassy to secretary of State; Mentions Louise Hooper’s work as the personal secretary of Chief Albert Luthuli before his treason arrest and her contributions of funds to the ANC; 14 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives.

11.Newspaper-Write Calls on Court to produce Woman; Discusses the legal maneuvers of Mary; 15 March.

Source: U.S. National Archives.

12.Newspaper-“American Woman Taken to Supreme Court from Fort: Submit that her detention is illegal”; Describes Mary Louise’s defense against her arrest and jailing, which she and her attorneys call illegal; 15 March 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives.

13.A letter –from George Haselton, Acting Assistant Director (Special Consular Services) SA to Ewart Bevereridge; Repy to inquiry regarding the case of Mrs. Louise Hooper, Albert Luthuli’s secretary.13 may 1957.

Source: U.S. National Archives.

 

 

Folder 3 Biographical sketches

1.Report-Biographical Sketch of Moses Monani Kotane Created by State Dept; Describe Kotane’s leadership and affiation in the “underground” organization of the SA Communist Party and the ANC. 30 January 1964.

Source: National Security Archives

2.Report-Biographical Sketch of Philemon Pearce Duma Nokwe created by State Dept.Describes the political activities of Luthuli, ANC President-General. Profile also includes limited personal information.16 March 1964.

Source: National Security Archives

3.Report-Biographical Sketch of Albert-John Luthuli Created by State Dept; Describes the political activities of Luthuli ANC President-General.Profile also includes limited personal information.12 March 1964.

Source: National Security Archives

4.National Conference of Black Lawyers (NCBL)/Fred Dube Fund;

Focuses on the initial denial tenure for Dr.Fred Dube at Stony Brook College and the organization of protests around; 1987.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

Folder 4. Dennis Brutus Defense Committee

Contains material relating to the struggle to get political asylum for Dennis Brutus in the U.S. from the Immigration and Naturalization Service; 1981-1983.

File contains approximately 30 press release, statements, general notes, flyers, articles, and letters of support etc.generated by the Dennis Brutus Defense Committee, which formed as an advocacy group to acquire political asylum for Dennis Brutus.

File also contains letters from Dennis Brutus in regard to his quest for asylum.

 

 

Box 2

South Africa Anti- Apartheid Organizations

Folder 1.

1.Constitution-Youth Services Training Project, an initiative by the South African Youth Congress (SAYCO); Describes the capacity, aims, objectives, powers, organization and regulation of the youth services Training project; No Date.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

2.Constitution-South African Youth Congress (SAYCO); SAYCO was launched in 1987 at the height of the State of Emergency and was an umbrella type organization. It was an affiliate of the United Democratic Front. After the unbanning of the Anc in 1990, SAYCO helped the process of re- establishing the ANC Youth League and the ANC Youth Section. SAYCO dissolved once the ANC youth League was re-established.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

3.Black Consciousness Movement of Azania- US region. Press Statement from Chris J. Nteta discussing the dangerous policies of the U.S. in regard to apartheid South Africa in his capacity as Executive member of the Black Consciousness Movement of Azania 30 May 1981.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

4.Booklet-Organization and Leadership document; Document provides information on the role and organization of leadership within SAYCOorganization; 1987.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

5.Newsletter-Federation of South African Woman (FEDSAW) Unity in Action; FEDSAW was a national women organization that was formed by various members of the ANC woman’s league and other female activist against apartheid in South Africa. Newsletter includes article about Ruth Mompati; November 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

6.Newsletter-FEDTRAW (Federation of Transvaal Woman); FEDTRAW was an offspring of FEDSAW and helped to organize women in the Transvaal in the mid-1980s; 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

 

 

Solidarity Organization (IDAFSA, ACOA & other)

Folder 1.

1.General Letter-from Kenneth Carstens President, IDASFSA- U.S. committee asking for assistance in an efford to protect Mrs. Winnie Mandela from violence;5 June 1978

Source Dr Willard Johnson.

2. Issue Brief (Transafrica Forum)-The African National Congress (ANC): The Heritage of Struggle (Randall Robison interview of President Oliver Tambo). Issue brief includes a narrative of an interview between Randall Robison and President Oliver Tambo; March 1983.

Source: Schoomburg Center for research in Black Culture.

3.Memo from Kenneth Carsten, president of IDAFSA-U.S. Committee, to Gail Hovey, Willard Johnson, Themba Vilakazi, Donald Woods about the activities of the IDAFSA-U.S.Committee; 15 March 1985.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

4.General letter –from Kenneth Carstens in his capacity of President of the IDAFSA-U.S. Committee to Peggy Billings about the group activities; 17 July 1985.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

5.Memo and Proposed Annual General Meeting Agenda from Kenneth Carstens, president of the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa (IDAFSA) –U.S. Committee. Also attached is a personal communication from Mr. Carstens to DR Willard Johnson; 1 November 1985.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

6.Memorundum-from K.N. Carstens to the Trustees of the International Defense and Aid Fund for Southern Africa. It includes a personal note at the bottom to Dr Johnson in Mr.Carstens handwriting; 8 April 1986.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

7.Conference Programme from conference entitled “from Apartheid and Imperialism to the Final Liberation of Africa: An International Conference” lists Dennis Brutus, Ben Magubane, and Mfanafuthi Johnny Makatini as speakers and /or panelist at the conference sponsored by African Activist Association Program Task Force (UCLA) 14-18 May 1979.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

8.Conference Programme from “conference in Solidarity with the liberation Struggles of the People of Southern Africa” that features Oliver Tambo; 9-11 October 1981.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

9.Playbill- from the Charles Play house in Boston featuring the South Africa plays:”Sizwe Banzi is Dead” and “The Island”. These plays were written by Athol Fugard and stared in by John Kani and Wiston Ntshona about life in South Africa, particularly for miners. The playbill describes both plays and gives brief biographical discussion about each actor and play writer.9 September 1975.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

10.Newspaper Article-“ The Play as Means to Survival.” The Boston Sunday Globe. This Article<written by Patrick Mcgilligan ,describes how South African describes “Sizwe Banzi is Dead” and “The Island” written by Athol Fugard and Stared in John Kani and Wiston Ntshona depict the harsh realities of South Africa.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

11.Flyer-Amandla: A Festival of Unity-Dennis Brutus (One of the Sponsors); 16 June 1979

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

12.Handwritten Note-from Kenneth Castens in his capacity as President of IDAFSA- U.S. Committee to Dr Willard Johnson. The note Pertains to the release of Dennis Goldberg from detention; Late 1980s

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

13. General letter \Action Alert –from Jennifer Davis in her leadership capacity with the ACOA that discusses the condition on the 2nd floor of John Vorster Square prison and ask for continued support of ACOA activities and the anti- apartheid struggle;17 July 1984

Source: Dr Dr Willard Johnson.

14General letter –from Dumisani Kumalo in his capacity as Project Director for the ACOA in which he promotes efforts to continue the support for divestment by cities and States in the U.S from South Africa; 3 July 1985.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

15.Memo-from Jennifer Davis in her leadership capacity with the ACOA on the anti-apartheid struggle 25 October 1986.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

16.American Committee on African Action (ACOA) News. Fall 1989;number 27.Features an article by and Jennifer Davis.Ms Davis is pictured with Titus Mafolo and Albertina Sisulu at a reception hosted by ACOA.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

17.Miscellaneous –Faxes; Faxes that verify the collaborative interactions between the Fund for a Free South Africa, the ANC, faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the ANC Observer Mission to the U.N. in regard to applying for funding for a computer science project at the Solomon Mahlangu Freedom College; 18 July 1989.

Source: Mary Tiseo Fund for Free South Africa.

18.American Committee on Africa News.Fall 1990;number 30.Features articles on Mandela’s tour of the United States.Featuers article about and picture of Jennifer Davis, Lindiwe Mabuza, and Congressman Gray and their work to gather support for continued Congressional sanctions against apartheid.

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

19.IDAF News Notes The ANC After Seventy Years: An interview with Themba Vilakazi, Boston Representative of the National Congress; Newsletter includes the narrative of an interview with Themba Vilakazi, Boston Representative of the African National Congress.october1982

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

20.Fund For a Free South Africa Vol.3 no 1;summer/Fall 1990.Includes a special Report written by Themba Vilakazi

Source: Dr Willard Johnson.

21.Fund For Free South Africa Vol.7, no 1/Spring 1994.Features article by Themba Vilakazi and an interview with Jeff Radebe

Source: Dr Willard Johnson

 

 

U.S. Government Dispatches

Folder 1

1.Monthly Report-from Consul General, D.C.Poole to U.S. State department;”difficultiy with Natives” section: ANC passed resolution in regard to the massacre of Bloemfontein on April 20 1925.ANC requested “natives” to boycott the Prince of Wales. Also discusses suspected ties of ANC with Communists; April 1925.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Monthly Report-from Consul General, Ralph J.Totten- Political Developments in the Union of South Africa During the Month of April, 1928.”The Native problem “section discusses race issue in South Africa, mentions the Cape African Congress’ (ANC) dissatisfaction with the Native Bills and the native situation in general as well as their request for a meeting with the S.A. government; May 1928.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

3.Monthly Report –from Consul General (SA) to Secretary of the State; “Natives Question” section discusses the Unrest among the “native Colored Peoples” and describes in detail a physical confrontation with ANC members and the police in the Worcester district; 21 may 1930.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

4.Monthly Report-from the Consul General (SA) to Secretary of State;” National Question” section discusses the arrest and interview of Professor Thaele leader of the ANC in June1930.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

5.Monthly Report-from Consul General (SA) to Secretary of State;” Native Question” section discusses the arrest and trial of Elliot Tonjeni, Assistant Provincial Secretary of the ANC.Also mentions professor Thaele’s earlier arrest; 12 September 1930.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

6.Monthly Report-from Consul General (SA) to Secretary of State;” Native Question” section discusses the passing of two new Native Bills and the conveying of the All African Convention to discuss the position of “natives.” List excerpts from Professor Jabavu’s address at the meeting.8 July 1936.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

 

 

Folder 2

1.Summary Report-from Embassy to department of State; Discusses Dr. J.S. Moroka’s President of the ANC, comment that the Native Leaders has the full confidence of their people.26 January 1950.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Statement-from Cape Town Embassy to Department of State-African National Congress Announces Non- Cooperation; Details announcement of the Council of Action of the ANC to stop all cooperation with SA government. Also discusses the ramification of Dr. Xuma’s resignation from the executive committee; 7 March 1950.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

3.Embassy Dispatch-from the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to the Department of State –“Communist Activities: Congress of the People;” Discuss the lead role of the ANC in planning for the Congress of the People.2 June 1955.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

4.Embassy Dispatch-from the U.S.Embassy in Pretoria to the Department of State-“Congress of the People Meets” Discuss the meeting of the “Congress of the People” and the adoption of the “Freedom Charter” Also describes the police activity and of the meeting on 26 June 1955.8 July 1955.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

5.Embassy Dispatch-from the U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to the Department of State-“Demonstration in Pretoria by Communist-Led Federation of South African Woman; Describes the “Pro-communist orientation and activities of Mrs. Lillian Ngoyi’s President of the ANC Woman’s League, Miss Bertha Mashaba (ANC), and others connected to the Federation of South African Woman; 1 November 1955.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

6.Department Telegram-from U.S.Embassy Pretoria to Department of State -Communist Influence within the African National Congress; Discusses in detail the connection, similarities, and overlaps between leaders of the ANC and the Communist influence within ANC and the internal tension about such influence within ANC; 24 August 1956.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

7.Report –from the U.S. Embassy Pretoria to Department of State –national Convention of South African Peace Council; Describes National Peace Convention held in Johannesburg at which A.J. Lutjuli, president General of the ANC, was the featured speaker. Also mention Alfred Hutchinson, ANC leader; 8 November 1956.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

8.Emmbassy Dispatch; American Consular General to U.S. State department; Provides information on Mary Louis Hooper’s (Luthuli Secretary) jail stay and her legal struggle with the SA government; 15 march 1957.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

9.Political Notes-from John D. Tomlinson (American Consul) to U.S.Embassy (Pretoria) “ANC Pre-Election; Explain the lack of success for the ANC to organize a day of protest (strike) on April 14 1958 due to threads from employers to employees who might participate with regard to their job loss, benefits, and heavy police reinforcement; 17 April 1958.

Source: U.S.National Archives

10.Airgram –American Embassy Pretoria to secretary of State; Describe in detail the violent assault of Albert Luthuli at an all-white meeting sponsored by the Pretoria Political Study group by various Afrikaners. it was described as the Luthuli Affair;26 August 1958.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

11.Foreign Service Dispatch; American Consulate in Durban to U.S.Department of State (Report on an Interview between Mr. Gerald Hamilton and Albert Luthuli in Stanger, Natal) Provides the impression of British writer, Gerald Hamilton who interviewed Luthuli about his position and power within the ANC; 17 December 1959.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

12.Foreign Service Dispatch; American Consulate in Durban to U.S. State Dept. (Paton Writes open Letter to prime Minister Macmillan). Details and provides a copy of the open letter sent by Alan Paton, Albert Luthuli, G.M. Naicker, and Jordon Ngubane appealing to Harold Macmillan, British Prime Minister, not to say anything to praise apartheid during upcoming SA visit; 29 December 1959.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

 

 

Folder 3

1.Department of State to U.S. Embassy in Pretoria; CIA request that the Embassy report on the characterization of nature, degree and locus with the ANC of Communist influence and domination with the emphasis on trends.31 July 1956.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy Pretoria to Secretary of State; mention Louise Hooper’s work as the personal secretary of Chief Albert Luthuli before his treason arrest and her contribution of funds to the ANC.14 March 1957.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

3.Letter-from Eward Beveridge, State Department to Special Consular Services; Inquiry into Mrs. Louise Hooper’s Albert Luthuli Secretary arrest in South Africa.Mrs Hooper is a U.S. citizen working for Luthuli and support of the ANC in South Africa; 29 April 1957.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

4.Memorandum-American Consulate (Durban) to American Embassy (Political Notes period ending April 30,1958). Describes the ineffectiveness In Durban of the “stay home” demonstration called for by the ANC on April 14,1958.Mentions split in the ANC in Natal over the general purpose and use of the group with regard to the Congress-Movement; 29 April 1958.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

5.Foreign Service Dispatch-American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S.State Department “The one day Stay-at-home Campaign of the A.N.C.in the Eastern Cape Area; Discusses the success of the Stay-at-home campaign in Port Elizabeth on March 28,1960 and its failure in East London, Uitenhage, Grahams town, and other in the Eastern Cape. Provides detailed background on the campaign.30 March1960.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

6.Telegram-from Elisabethville to U.S.State Department; Discusses the activities of Goldreich and his organization of guerilla bands for the ANC in SA.Document mentions/describes the hit and run sabotage campaign of the ANC strategy and its goals.11 September 1963.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

Folder 4

1.Foreign Service Dispatch –American Embassy (Cape Town )to the department of State “Memorandum of Conversation with Patric Duncan”; Duncan provided embassy officials with information on the recent outbreaks of violence in the “native” areas and discusses the day of mourning planned by the ANC for those killed in the riots. He describes the political situation as critical; 25 March 1960.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Memorandum of Conversation-U.S. State Department Dr A.B.Xuma with State Department Official in Washington, D.C.; Xuma states his reason for visiting the U.S. and comments on political climate in SA, as he departed from Johannesburg several days after the State of Emergency was declared. He comments on his status with the ANC.22 April 1960

3.Memorandum of Conversation-American Consulate, Durban to State Department. Memorandum of Conversation between Albert Luthuli and Alan Edden; Luthuli discusses the attitudes of many white South Africans, Bantu Education laws, the ANC underground, and the outlook for the future (economic sanctions); 26 May 1964.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

 

 

Folder 5

1.CIA-Bulletin-Asia-Africa Daily Brief; Comments on Albert Luthuli and States that he appears to dying as result of the harsh treatment he received after his arrest on March 30,1960.Suggest that in death he might become a martyr.18 April 1960.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Report-Africa: Luthuli Awarded Nobel Peace Prize; Document compares Luthuli to Gandhi as a firm believer in non-violent resistance. Describes Luthuli background.6 November 1961.

Source: U.S.National Archives

3.Special Report-Office of Current Intelligence Report-central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Subversive Movement in South Africa; Describes “subversive” movements in South Africa, including the ANC and “Speaker of the Nation.” 10 May 1961.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

4.Staff Notes –Western Europe, Canada, International Organizations; Report on the so-called Rall Affair in which the ANC leaked documents providing evidence that West Germany was supporting Pretoria efforts to produce nuclear weapons. It is indicated that the ANC may have more embarrassing documents; 31 October 1975.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

5.Report on Africa Review (national Foreign Assessment Center). Discusses how leaders of the ANC and PAC are concentrating on creating internal unrest in SA.Discusses the Differences between the groups and the status of the ANC and its Guerilla campaign in SA; 18 August 1978.

Source: U.S.National Archives (CIA Records Search Tool CRST database).

6.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to Secretary of the state Pretoria ANC Trial: six Guilty, Six Freed; Describes the proceedings and final judgments issued on April 5,1978 or Pretoria’s ANC Trail; April 1978.

Source: National Security Archives.

 

 

Folder 6.

1.Airgram-American Consulate, Cape Town to U.S. State Department “Ninety Days Detainees’ Statements of Mistreatment by SA police.” Includes nine statements made by nine named detainees about their torture and confinement by the SA police force. Seven broke under the torture and admitted involvement in the ANC or Spear of the Nation. Two others admitted PAC/Poqo affiliation; 23 December 1963.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

2.Airgram-American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S.Department, of State “eastern Cape Communism Trail Convicts Africans.” Discusses 74 Africans sentenced from 2 to 5.5 years of imprisonment on September 10.Nineteen were charged with aiding/ participating in the illegal ANC. It lists the names and prison and prison terms of each and the evidence provided against the person; 15 September 1964.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

3.Airgram-Discusses the charges against Dr Pascal Ngcane, including being an office bearer//participant in the ANC, and the guilty verdict. Also it discusses the terms of the prison sentence of Dr Pascal; 15 September 1964.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

4.Airgram – American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S. State Department of the State “Sentence of Dr Pascal Ngcane, ex-Chief Albert Luthuli’s Son-in-law.” Discusses the flight of Mervin E Bennum, lawyer for several African charged under “Suppression of Communism Act.” He was under duress form the SA police Special Branch to provide confidential information about the ANC; 10 November 1964.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

5.Airgram Consulate to U.S. Department of State “Bus Strike Leaders Absolved of Political Charge.” Discusses the testimony of Govan Mbeki and Raymond Mhlaba, Robben Island political prisoners, as defense witness in a case against five Africans involving a SACTU bus strike in 1961; 2 March 1965.

Source: U.S.National Archives (CIA Records Search Tool CRST database).

6.Airgram –American Consulate Port Elizabeth to U.S. State Department “State Department “State Witnesses Allege” White” Participation in ANC”; Discusses trial and Sylvia Naeme and the five State witnesses that testified to her participation in the ANC.Also discusses the testimony of Govan Mbeki, Winnard Mati and Terrence Makwabe (Robben Island prisoners) in Neame’s defense; 7 July 1965.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

7.Aigram-American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S.State of Department “Eastern Cape Court Sentences Indian Doctor on ANC Charges”; Discusses the trial and sentencing on July 22 1965 of Sylvia Brereton Naeme, a 27- year old White woman for allegedly being a member of the banned ANC. Includes statement by Naeme against apartheid; 30 July 1965.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

8.Airgram –American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S.State Department “Eastern Cape Court Sentences Indian Doctor on ANC Charges”. Discusses the trial and sentencing of Dr Masilamoney Pather for allowing his house to be used in May 1961 for a meeting of the banned ANC, contributing funds to the ANC. He was convicted under the “Suppression of Communism Act.”17 August 1965.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

9.Airgram-American Consulate, Port Elizabeth to U.S. State Department “Mitigation Statement on behalf of African Nurse Convicted of ANC Charges.” Copy of the plea\statement of advocate M. Klotz at the trial of Miss. Zebia Notemba Mpendu,a rank and file member of the ANC to mitigate the charges against her under the” Suppression of Communism Act.”

Source: U.S.National Archives.

10.Airgram-American Consulate, Durban to U.S. State Department “Two Durban Africans under House Arrest Following Release from prison.” Discusses the house of arrest of Massabalala Bonnie Yengwa and Khalaki Sello due to their past activities with the illegal ANC.The terms of their restrictions in the Bantu reserve area are explained; 26 November 1965.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

11.Aigram-American Consulate, Cape Town to U.S. State Department “Ninety days Detainees ‘ Statements of Mistreatment by SA police.” Includes nine statements made by nine named detainees about their torture and confinement by the SA Police force. Seven broke under torture and admitted involvement in the ANC or Spear of the Nation. Two others admitted PAC/poqo affiliation; 23 December 1963.

Source: U.S.National Archives.

 

 

Folder 7

1.Cable- from U.S. Department of State to United State Embassies and Consulates (World Wide)-South Africa vs. Mozambique: Action and Reaction; Describes car bomb explosion in Mozambique for which the ANC claimed responsibility and the South African government’s air raid response the bombing; 25 May 1983.

Source: National Security Archives

2.Cable-from U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to Secretary of State; Describes SA Security Police press conference to reveal Defense Force Raid of Bontswana.Eight of the twelve people killed were identified as active ANC Members.June1985

Source: National Security Archives.

3.Telegram- from U.S. Embassy in Pretoria to Secretary of State South Africa Warns Botswana over ANC; South African government charges that ANC “terrorists” are infiltrating into South African via Botswana and threatens the letter with military action against “terrorist” bases in neighboring states who harbor such individuals; November 1986.

Source: National Security Archives.

4.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy in Gaborone to Secretary of State-South African Government Threatens Botswana over Presence of two ANC Representatives; Lists message from South African Government to Botswana on the matter and Botswana’s response. Botswana accused of admitting Jacob Zuma and Lambert Moloi, head of operations for the ANC on Lusaka; February 1987.

Source: National Security Archives.

5.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy in Gabarone to Secretary of State Explosion in Gabarone South Africa or the ANC; Summarizes and describes an explosion in Gaborone for which the ANC is suspected of being responsible; April 1987.

Source: National Security Archives.

6.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy in Gaborone to Secretary of State South Africa- Botswana ANC Developments; Summerized and describes the relationship between Botswana and the ANC.Botwana supports the ANC but does not want its Country to be used as an ANC members in Botswana; May 1987.

Source: National Security Archives.

7.Telegram-from U.S. Embassy in Lusaka to Secretary of State ANC Statement on Developments in Mozambique; Describes the movement of ANC members to UN Controlled refugee camps in Mozambique if they are not apart of the diplomatic staff of the ANC office. Late 1980s

Source: National Security Archives.

 

 

Box 3.

Gwendolen Carter Collection 92-045-F

1 EC 9906; Interview with Peter Molotsi about the formation of the Pan African Congress (PAC)

2.EC 9907; Part of the same interview as EC 9906.

3.EC 9908; A woman (the collector (?) reads an article or letter.

4.EC 9909; Interview of Rev.S.S.Tema of the ANC by Gwedolen Carter.

5.EC 99010; Interview of Moses Katjiuongua (21 years old) who is in charge of the office in Dar for South West African National Union (SWANU). Interview was conducted on April 10-1994.Another interview of Nyatsa who is talking about FATUSA in Dar follows.

5.EC 9911; Interview with J.B. Marks about the revival of the ANC after the Hertzog Bills in 1935/1936.

6.EC 9912; Interview with Kotane and Nokuse in Dar on August 10,1963.

7.EC 9913; Lecture by Oliver Tambo about organizations and nationalist movement in South Africa. Another lecture follows by an unidentified speaker.

8.EC 9914; Continuation of EC 9913.Interview with Oliver Tambo by Carter.

9.EC 9915; Speech by Tabata, president of unity movement held in North Western University in 1965.

10.EC 9916; Continuation of EC 9915,the lecture of Oliver Tabata, and question and answers. Followed by a lecture about Bunga (Native Representative Council) system by an unidentified man.

11.EC 9917; F.Meer tape by Mr. Allison champion a former acting-president general of the African National Congress (ANC) in 1945-46.

12.EC 9918; Lecture by Mr. Allison Champion, a former acting president general of the African National Congress (ANC) in1945-46. Continued from EC 9917- mostly discusses education and educational policies in South Africa.

13.EC 9919; Lecture by Allison Champion a former acting president general of the African National Congress (ANC) in1945-46. Continued from EC 9918.Interview about ANC and the Industrial and Commercial Workers Union (ICU).

14.EC 9920; Continued from EC 9919.

15.EC 9921; Continued from EC 9920.

16.EC 9922; Continued from EC 9921.

17.EC 9923; Continued from EC 9922.

18.EC 9924; Continued from EC 9923.

19.EC 9925; Two sections of interviews with Mr. Albert Luthuli, former president of the African National Congress (ANC) and Nobel Prize winner for peace. The first part of collector’s tape no.20 and the second is that of collector’s tape no.21.

20.EC 9926; Lecture by Dr. Gwendolen Carter at the African Institute, R.I. College titled “Forces of Integration “ on 17 November 1960.

21.EC 9927; A BBC program called “London Forum” about the future of African nationalism. Participants apart from the program host: Roy Lewis, Charles Clerk, Dr Bernard Chazaron, Dr Gwedolen Carter (on conference call from New York).

22.EC 9928; First part: Recording of the inaugural ceremony of the new Rosslyn concrete factory near Pretoria (June 21st 1963). Languages English and Afrikaans. Second part: Recording of Radio music program.

23.EC 9929; Track 1 of collector’s tape.” Technology of the Psychology of Hippopology.”

24.EC 9930; 20th November 1965.Conversation with Mrs. Dora Taylor South African Marxists and member of Unity Movements, at Africa House about the Unity Movement and its relation to other nationalist movements. Part of the same interview as EC 9931.

25.EC 9931; 20th November 1965.Conversation with Mrs. Dora Taylor, South African Marxists and member of Unity Movement, at Africa House about the Unity Movement and the SOYA (Society of Young Africans). Part if the same interview as EC 9930.

 

 

Box 4.

Gwendolen Carter Collection 76-027-B/C/F.

1.EC 5721; Sir Oliver Tambo, President of the African National Congress of South Africa, presents a lecture at Northwestern University entitled,” The State of Struggle in South Africa and Southern Africa.” Gwendolen Carter gives the introduction.

2.EC 5722; Continuation from EC 5721 of lecture by Sir Oliver Tambo.

3.EC 5723; Interview of Chief Albert Luthuli by Gwendolen Carter, March 28,1964.

4.EC 5724; Interview of Albert Luthuli by Studs Terkel, Durban, 1964.

4.EC 5725;Interview of unidentified male referred to as “Father” by a second unidentified male [Thomas Karis?]

5.EC 5727; Beginning of “Nelson Mandela and the Rivonia Trial” a radio drama by Mary Benson. Broadcast by the BBC, July 30,1972.

6.EC 5728,5726;Continuation from EC 5727 of “Nelson Mandela and the Rivonia Trial” a radio drama by Mary Benson (Broadcast by the BBC July 30,1972). Drama concluded on track 4.Selection from EC 5726 follow.

7.EC 5729; The American corporation in South Africa Lecture by Timothy Smith. A panel discussion follows the lecture.

WHBH Ten O’ clock News Collection

Interviews Acquired for the ANC Archives Project

1. Dennis Brutus reads from his work- Original Airdate: 3/26/1982; running time 16 minutes 30 seconds

2. Zwelakhe Sisulu discusses “Woza Albert” and Black Theater in South Africa- Original Airdate 11/8/1984; running time:15 minutes 31 seconds.

3. Selective Divestment at Harvard University-Original Airdate: 10/3/1986;running time: 3 minutes.

4. Reverend Allan Boesak- Original Airdate: 1/17/1989;running time 4 minutes 14 seconds.

5. Interview With Lindiwe Mabuza (ANC)-Original Airdate: 10/23/1989;running time 5 minutes 30 seconds.

6. Nthabiseng Mabuza; Original Airdate: 1/18/1990; running time 4 minutes 41 seconds.

7. Aggrey Mbere talks about South Africa; Original Airdate; 2/2/1990; running time 2 minutes 32 seconds

8. Nthabiseng Mabuza talks about Nelson Mandela; Original Airdate: 2/14/1990; running time 3 minutes 41 seconds.

9. Levine and Vilakazi talk about the of Nelson Mandela; Original Airdate: 6/20/1990; running time: 4 minutes 58 seconds.

10. Teko Manong; Original Airdate; 6/21/1990; running time: 3 minutes 37 seconds.

11. Winnie Mandela at Twelfth Baptist Church; Original Airdate: 10/22/1990;running time: 5 minutes 28 seconds.

 

 

Box 5.

George Houser Collection

Interviews

1. Patrick Duncan and Chief Albert Luthuli, 1954; 1 one gold master and one copy

2. Patrick Duncan, 1954; one gold master and one use copy

3. Dr. Goonam, 1954; one gold master and one use copy

4. Chief A Luthuli, 1954; one gold master and one use copy

5. Manilal Gandhi, 1954; one gold master and one use copy

7. Walter Sisulu, 1954; one gold master and one use copy

Photographs

1. A picture of Walter Sisulu at his home in Orlando West (Soweto)

2. A picture of Albert Luthuli and Manilal Gandhi in front of a Tshaka statue/memorial in Stanger; 1954.