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Collection Overview
Title:Freedom House, Inc. records
Date:1941-2004 (bulk 1949-1986)
Location Code:72/1-4, FF1/D1, FF5/D2
Reference Code:M16
Extent:62.00 cubic ft.
Scope and Content Abstract:The founders of Freedom House, Muriel S. And Otto P. Snowden had an acute sense of the historical value of their work and of the records that document it.  As a result, the records of Freedom House are thorough and comprehensive for the term of their co-directorship (1949-1986).  Materials created under the succeeding directors are less comprehensive and focus on the reorganization of Freedom House and on the educational program, Project REACH. 
Historical Abstract:Freedom House was founded in 1949 by African American social workers Otto P. and Muriel S. Snowden.  It grew out of their initial community organizing with the Council on Community Affairs of Upper Roxbury (1947-1949).  The initial goal of Freedom House was to centralize community activism in the fight for neighborhood improvement, good schools, and harmony among racial, ethnic, and religious groups in Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Otto Snowden was the Director of St. Mark Social Center when he married Muriel Sutherland Snowden.  They were determined to remain in Roxbury and work to ensure its stability as a middle-class, racially mixed neighborhood.  As directors of Freedom House, the Snowdens hoped to achieve their goals by linking the community to existing services and creating services where they were lacking. 
Language and Scripts:
Arrangement:Organized into 6 series: 1. Administration; 2. Fund Raising; 3. Programs; 4. Issues; 5. Outside Organizations; and 6. Photographs and Videos
Subjects and Contributors:
  • Snowden, Otto Phillip, 1914-1995
  • Snowden, Muriel S. (Muriel Sutherland), 1916-
  • Swachman, Irene, 1915-1988

  • Freedom House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
  • Freedom House Coalition
  • Operation Exodus (Boston, Mass.)
  • Freedom House (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.) Institute on Schools and Education
  • Coordinated Social Services Council (Boston, Mass.)
  • Boston Redevelopment Authority
  • Action for Boston Community Development
  • Council on Community Affairs (Boston, Mass.)

  • Community development, Urban -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • African Americans -- Education
  • African Americans -- Political activity
  • African Americans -- Relations with Jews
  • African Americans women political activists -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • Boston (Mass.) -- Race relations
  • Civil rights -- Massachusetts -- Boston
  • School integration -- Massachusetts -- Boston

Restrictions:The collection is unrestricted. Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.
Requests for permission to publish material from this collection should be discussed with the University Archivist.
Related Materials:

Additional material can be found in the Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden papers (M17).

The Archives and Special Collections Department capture the website content of the Freedom House, which is accessible at: http://wayback.archive-it.org/1747/*/http://www.freedomhouse.com/

Processor:Finding aid prepared by Nancy Richard, December 1997

Scope and Content Note

The founders of Freedom House, Muriel S. And Otto P. Snowden had an acute sense of the historical value of their work and of the records that document it. As a result, the records of Freedom House are thorough and comprehensive for the term of their co-directorship (1949-1986).  Materials created under the succeeding directors are less comprehensive and focus on the reorganization of Freedom House and on the educational program, Project REACH (the Road to Educational Achievement). The records of Freedom House and the Snowden's personal papers were transferred in four separate accessions that were largely unarranged. 

 Due to the Snowden's devotion to Freedom House and the Upper Roxbury community, their activities as Freedom House co-directors and as members of the community often overlapped.  As a result, personal papers were intermixed with Freedom House records.  Materials concerning the Snowden and Sutherland families, their representation on boards of outside organizations, personal awards, speeches, educational accomplishments, and previous jobs were removed from the Freedom House organizational records. Speeches, membership materials, and correspondence with friends generally bear a direct relationship with their work with Freedom House. Researchers should consult both collections for a complete picture of the Snowdens' activities and friendship networks. (See Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden, Papers 1911-1990 M17)

The records of Freedom House span 1941-2004 (bulk 1949-1986).  The collection consists of 62 cubic feet of records and .5 cubic feet of video tapes.  The bulk of the collection documents the organization's administration and programs.  The collection also contains subject files concerning the issues of race relations, urban renewal, and desegregation primarily in Boston; and subject files of local (Roxbury or Boston) organizations that were concerned with these issues but had no direct relationship with Freedom House.  The collection is organized into six series: 1) Administration, 2) Fund Raising, 3) Programs, 4) Issues, 5) Outside Organizations, and 6) Photographs and Video Tapes. 

Historical Note

Freedom House was founded in 1949 by African American social workers Otto P. and Muriel S. Snowden.  It grew out of their initial community organizing with the Council on Community Affairs of Upper Roxbury (1947-1949).  The initial goal of Freedom House was to centralize community activism in the fight for neighborhood improvement, good schools, and harmony among racial, ethnic, and religious groups in Roxbury, Massachusetts.  Otto Snowden was the Director of St. Mark Social Center when he married Muriel Sutherland Snowden. They were determined to remain in Roxbury and work to ensure its stability as a middle-class, racially mixed neighborhood.  As directors of Freedom House, the Snowdens hoped to achieve their goals by linking the community to existing services and creating services where they were lacking. 

Upon its incorporation in December 1949, Freedom House moved into its first office at 151 Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury.  Developing a reliable funding and community membership base, and locating a larger home for Freedom House were the primary goals of the diverse and active Board of Directors. City and state officials, local businesses, and funding organizations were an important part of the secure foundation upon which Freedom House was built.  Encouraged by the support it received from the community, Freedom House purchased the Hebrew Teachers College at 14 Crawford St. in 1952.  In 1960 a fire consumed a large part of the building.  Although programs continued, fund-raising activities were forced to concentrate on the rebuilding effort.  A re-dedication ceremony was held in 1961, and the building that exists today was opened to the public.  Effective grant writing and high-profile fund-raising events such as the Ebony Fashion Fair and the Showcase of Stars concerts provided a continuing broad base of financial support to Freedom House.   Early programming focused primarily on activities for children, youth, and adults, that would strengthen relations between the African American and Jewish residents of Upper Roxbury. Collaboration with the American Friends Service Committee on an Application Preparation Workshop to help minority students and recent graduates to successfully apply for jobs; and summer recreational programs were among the earliest projects. The new Crawford St. building enabled Freedom House to expand its programming and to provide a place for other community groups to meet. One of the only interracial pre-schools in the city at the time was run out of 14 Crawford St., and throughout the 1950s, social programs for African American and Jewish teenagers focused on fostering brotherhood and good citizenship. Lectures at the popular Coffee Hours and Teas, and Sunday at 8 forum covered a variety of current political, cultural, and social topics including the civil rights movement.  Speakers included Bayard Rustin (architect of the 1963 March on Washington), Louis Lomax (social critic and author), and representatives from the Freedom Riders and the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). 

Neighborhood improvement programs designed to protect Upper Roxbury from urban blight began in 1949 when Freedom House joined with community members to organize neighborhood clean-up projects and playground construction.  Abandoned houses and cars and empty lots were targeted for clean-up by Freedom House and other neighborhood block associations. Bars that were considered a nuisance were routed out of the neighborhood and alcohol licenses were denied due to the efforts of the group.  Freedom House worked closely with the city to improve the services provided to Roxbury and with the police department to improve police-community relations.  At the same time, Boston was beginning a formal urban renewal campaign that did not initially include Roxbury.  A telegram from the Snowdens to Mayor Collins resulted in the inclusion of the Washington Park Urban Renewal Project in Boston's campaign.  By 1963 Freedom House had entered into formal contracts with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Action Boston Community Development (ABCD) to serve as a liaison between the planners and technicians, and the residents of Washington Park. This relationship, lasted until the Boston Redevelopment Authority withdrew from Roxbury in the late 1960s, leaving much of its work undone.  

During the height of urban renewal, Freedom House purchased a run-down property on Humbolt Avenue from the city as a model for other neighborhood renovation projects.  Renovation was completed with the help of local businesses and the property was later sold.  The Roxbury Work/Study program was the basis for a second collaboration with the American Friends Service Committee in 1965.  This program matched homeowners willing to renovate their houses with college students who provided the labor to help paint and clean-up the properties.  The students also participated in a program to tutor children and from 1966-1968 Freedom House worked jointly with Northeastern University to continue this program.  Freedom House Development Corporation was a non-profit organization established by Freedom House in 1966 to build Brunswick Gardens, a low to moderate income housing development in Roxbury.  Freedom House dissolved the corporation before the housing was built due to labor difficulties and rising costs. Viable programs begun at the end of the urban renewal period included the Travel/Study program, which provided high school students with scholarships to study in Europe for the summer (the Muriel S. Snowden International School in Boston, was an outgrowth of this program); the Roxbury Goldenaires a program for senior citizens; and partnerships with local corporations such as Digital, Liberty Mutual, and New England Telephone for job training and recruitment.

Without the focus of urban renewal, Freedom House had the opportunity to redefine its direction.  The 1974 ruling by Judge Garrity, which found the Boston School Committee guilty of willful segregation, provided Freedom House with an immediate focus for its work. Freedom House had been an active participant in school desegregation issues since the early 1960s.  During the Freedom Stay-Out boycott of Boston Public Schools in 1964, Freedom House served as one of the Freedom Schools.  When Judge Garrity called for forced busing, community leaders understood the potential for violence and, therefore, the need to establish clear lines of communication between parents and the schools.  Hotlines and information centers were set up to assist the peaceful implementation of school desegregation. Under the direction of Ellen S. Jackson, the Institute on Schools and Education became the center of information about student busing.  During this time, Freedom House formed collaborations with Operation Exodus, the Freedom House Coalition, and the Coordinated Social Service Council, earning Freedom House the title of "The Black Pentagon."  The Institute became a rallying place where community leaders and parents could meet with city officials and participate in developing policy to foster quality integrated education for Boston's school children.

After the retirement of the Snowdens in 1984, Freedom House was managed by a series of Directors (Cynthia Parris, 1984; Acting Director Ambrose Nangeroni and other board members, 1984-1986; Toye Brown, 1987-1991; Juanita Wade, 1991-1995; Acting Director, Juanda Johnson, 1995-1996; Interim Director Norman Huggins, 1996; and Interim Director Gail Snowden, 1997-).  In 1987 the New Directions initiative was created.  Its goals were to increase access for African Americans and other minorities to relevant education and training programs, leading to more jobs and higher income levels.  Another one of Freedom House's major activities during the 1980s was in the area of economic development and housing in the Grove Hall section of Roxbury/Dorchester.  

Educational programming focused almost entirely on basic skill- building and college preparation, computer literacy, and access to scholarships.  The Action Center for Educational Services and Scholarships Prep Project commenced operations in 1988 to improve availability of minority students to the Action Center for Educational Services and Scholarships (ACCESS), a program, funded in part through the Boston Public Schools, located at the Boston Public Library.  The goal of the program was to provide support, guidance and encouragement to students who wished to pursue college educations.  Project REACH (the Road to Educational Achievement) was launched in 1988, from a private donation, to provide financial support for the college education of fifty African American and Hispanic students a year, who graduated from high school between 1988 and 1992.  Project REACH quickly emerged as a community-based program that strove to produce a cadre of future leaders.  From 1992-1996 only scholarship counseling was available, and the program was discontinued in 1996.   In 1996 Freedom House Board, headed by Gail Snowden daughter of Otto and Muriel Snowden, considered the possibility of merging with other community organizations.  The overwhelming sentiment of the board and community members was not to dissolve Freedom House, but to once again re-evaluate its mission and services.  Freedom House is currently responsible for the administration of the grant funding the Black Church Math and Science Program. The Roxbury Goldenaires operates independently out of the Freedom House location. Future directions of the organization are still under discussion. 

Bibliography

Freedom House, Inc. "25 Years - It's a Beginning, 1949-1974, and other annual reports.  Freedom House Collection control file.

Freedom House historical profiles in Freedom House Collection, Box 1, folder 1.

Montiero, Marilyn D. S., "The Freedom House Institute on Schools and Education: Its Participation in Boston's Court-Ordered School Desegregation: The First Year, 1974-1975," (Harvard University), 1982

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Series:

1. Administration, 1947-2004
Volume:12.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Files are arranged in five subseries: A.  Organizational and legal, n.d., 1947-1999; B.  Board of Directors, n.d., 1952-1999; C.  Schedules, 1950-1990; D.  Correspondence, 1949-1994; E.  Events, 1952-2004
Summary:

A) Organizational and legal records concerning the founding and management of Freedom House, including several folders from the Council on Community Affairs of Upper Roxbury (1947-1949), the predecessor to Freedom House.  Materials include records of the purchase of the Hebrew College at 14 Crawford St. and the building's renovation after the fire of 1960, financial statements, histories, newsletters, awards and public relations materials.  Records of the Freedom House Archives Committee and evaluations of Freedom House from 1986 and 1992 are also included.  

B) Board of Directors records consist of minutes and reports of regular meetings, annual meetings, retreats, and long-range planning meetings as well as biographical information about Board members.  Later records document the Board's efforts to reorganize Freedom House and plan for the retirement of the Snowdens and include interoffice memos, minutes from staff meetings, and personnel manuals.  

C) Schedules of Freedom House and its co-directors, Muriel and Otto Snowden, consist of calendars of daily, weekly, and monthly events.  

D) Correspondence is arranged in two sub-subseries: 1) General Correspondence is of a routine nature, but it clearly depicts the day-to-day activities of Freedom House and the community activism of its founders.  Correspondence to and from national and local politicians, dignitaries, celebrities and businesses indicates the degree of support received by the Snowdens for Freedom House. Correspondence from community members and organizations includes invitations to meetings, events and speaking engagements. Researchers should note that speeches by Muriel Snowden and correspondence relating to the Snowden's professional lives outside Freedom House, and correspondence from friends that may relate to Freedom House, are found in the Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden Papers, M17.  Flyers, brochures and announcements are also included in this series, as well as hate mail received by Freedom House and primarily written during its involvement in school desegregation (Box 10, folders 375-376).  General Correspondence contains letters from outside organizations which are also represented in Series V, Outside Organizations. 2) Personal Assistance Correspondence consists of requests for personal assistance, and employment and scholarship referrals.  Of interest is a small quantity of correspondence concerning requests for assistance for emigrant domestics from the South during the early 1960s. 

E) Events that celebrated the dedication and rededication of the Freedom House building and various Freedom House anniversaries are documented in these files. Awards to community members were often presented at these meetings and are documented in this subseries.
BoxTitleDate
A. Administrative Records
Organizational and legal files
1Historical profiles1949-1987
1Council on Community Affairs of Upper Roxbury1947-1949
1Council on Community Affairs (Upper Roxbury) Student File1947-1948
1Articles of Organization1949-1974
1Bylawsc. 1950-1980, 1987
1Charter1950
1Bureau of Incorporated Charities1950-1067
1Robert L. Levister vs. Freedom House1953
1Tax exempt certificate1962-1988
1Annual report 1963
1Freedom House Credit Union1966
1Financial statements (23 folders)1968-1993
1Organizational charts1987-1995
82Cash flow1988-1991
82Financial planning and budgets (4 folders)1988-1991
1Agreement re providing consumer information1995
1Statement of purposen.d.
Property files
1Special Committee on Purchase of Freedom House1951-1955
1161 Ruthven St. 1951
1489 Warren St.1951
14 Crawford Street
1Fire1960
1Floor plansca. 1980s
1Mortgage of1956-1965
1Purchase of1951-1956
1Rehabilitation1983-1984
1Renovation blueprint1960
1Restoration1960-1961
1Specs (2 folders)1960
1Tax abatement1957
1Bower St. lot acquisition1963
1Boston 200 selection of Freedom House as historic property1975
FF5/D2Unidentified renovation watercolorn.d.
Public relations files
1Freedom House songn.d.
1Logon.d.
1Stationaryn.d.
81Freedom House t-shirtsn.d.
1-2Newspaper clippings (45 folders)n.d., 1949-1999
2Promotional materials1950s
2Radio interview scripts1950-1951
2Freedom House newsletters (4 folders)1950s-1990s
2Freedom House holiday cards1952-1965
81Awards, artifactsn.d.
2Awards presented by Freedom House1963-1993
813-dimensional awardsn.d.
2Recognition awards (paperweights)1971
2Awards1964-1996
FF1-D1Oversized awards1960s-1980s
2Dateline Boston1964
2Channel 5 - Classroom Five1971-1972
2Freedom House story – Ch 71985
2Freedom House Archives Committee (2 folders)1988
2Freedom House Archives project portraits1987-1988
B. Board of Directors
Board structure and membership
2Board structuren.d.
2Board members questionnairen.d.
2Board membership statementn.d.
2Board of Director lists (2 folders)1952-1995
2Board of Director biographical1953-1983
2Board of Director data sheets (4 folders)ca. 1974-1991
2Meeting notification1999
2Ken Haskins' Tributen.d.
2Cecile Gordon's retirement1989
Board files
2Freedom House Advisory Committee minutes and report1949
2Board of Directors' correspondence (3 folders)1950-1991
2-5Board of Directors' minutes and reports (62 folders)1950-1996
5Planning Council/Liaison Committee minutes1952-1953
5Board of Directors' Fireside chats (2 folders)1955-1956
5Board of Directors' three-year reports1959-1962
5Long-Range planning transition minutes and reports 1977-1979
52010 Transition Plan Executive Director Search committee1978-1981
5Board of Directors Transition plan 1980-20101979
5Transition-Executive meetings search committee1983-1981
5Long-range planning committee1990
5Freedom House long range planning1990
5Long range planning – Pavilion Project1990-1991
5Strategic plan1992-1993
5Board of Directors retreat1994
5Strategic plan for the 21st century1996
52010 Transaction Executive Search Committee – candidates1983
5Transaction search committee – Toye Brown1984-1986
5Freedom House – transition1995
5Evaluation of Freedom House, Inc. (2 folders)1986
5Technology planning1986-1989
5Board of Directors' handbook – Toye Brown (3 folders)1990
5Organizational assessment of Freedom House1992
5Program planning committee1993-1995
Staff management
5Board/staff retreat planning committee file 1979
5Board staff retreat1979
5Board of Directors/staff retreat1989
5Staff meetings (6 folders)1984, 1987-1991, 1993
6Staff support group1989-1990
6Freedom House staff meetings1990
6Staff retreat1990
6Freedom House staff meetings1991
6Staff retreat1993
6Interoffice memos (8 folders)1986-1993
6Staff job descriptions1987
6Freedom House Personnel manuals (2 folders)1988, 1991
6Personnel manual1993
6Freedom House, Inc., standard operating procedures and personnel manual1993
6Staff office plan1988
6Efficacy Institute1989
6Freedom House - Management team meetings1989-1990
C. Schedules
6General (2 folders)1971, 1989-1990
6-7Freedom House (25 folders)1950-1986
7-8Otto P. and Muriel S. Snowden (35 folders)1960-1985
D. Correspondence
9-10Correspondence (58 folders)1950-1994
10Hate mail (2 folders)1969-1981
10Personal assistance correspondence (6 folders)n.d., 1949-1986
11Thanksgiving 1949
11Christmas (14 folders)1949-1980s
11Letters of reference (4 folders)1948-1985
11Employment assistance (2 folders)1950-1979
Scholarship assistance
11George Higgins1971-1973
11George Young1974-1976
11Personal correspondence1973-1986
11Referrals and information1951-1973
11Richard Werbner1954-1959
11Scholarship assistance (3 folders)1950-1984
11Summer camp scholarships1950-1977
11Assistance to Emigrant Domestics1960-1965
E. Events
11Dedication banquet1952
11Dedication banquet – guestbook1952-1965
11Visitor's register1984-1985
11Open House tea and art exhibit1956
1110th anniversary brochure1959
11Freedom House re-dedication1961
11Freedom House re-dedication correspondence1961
1115th anniversary brochure1964
1120th anniversary1969
11-1225th anniversary (4 folders)1973-1974
1225th anniversary correspondence1973-1974
1225th anniversary – art exhibit1974
1225th anniversary – Nursery School reunion1974
1225th anniversary brochure1974
1230th anniversary1979
1235th anniversary booklet1984
12Open House1990
122003 Awards Gala2003
122004 Awards Gala2004
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Series:

2. Fund Raising, 1947-1995
Volume:14.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Files are arranged in five subseries: A. Funding Drives, 1947-1995; B. Benefit Events, 1949-1993; C. Corporate Funding, 1950-1992; D.  Foundations, 1950-1992; E.  Grants, 1969-1991
Summary:

Fund raising files include the organizational records of fund-raising events, funding campaigns and membership drive materials, and applications and correspondence to foundations, corporations, and federal and state funding agencies. During the 1950s-1970s annual events included community bazaars, Ebony Fashion Fairs, and the Star Showcase starring such performers as Marion Anderson, Pearl Bailey, Nina Simone, and Cab Calloway. Involvement of the Board of Directors in fund raising is documented in the Board of Directors files, and fund raising for Project REACH (the Road to Educational Achievement) may be found in those files.
BoxTitleDate
A. Funding Drives
12Individual donors (4 folders)1947-1990
12Individual donors – Alfred Curryn.d.
12Individual donors – Bach1966-1978
12Individual donors – Henry Berlinn.d.
12Individual donors – Denghausen1966, 1986
12Individual donors – Dunfey1977-1984
12Individual donors – Jones1975-1982
12Individual donors – Kamm n.d.
12Individual donors – Caleb Loving1980-1992
12Individual donors – Putman1977-1980
12Individual donors – Sy Rosenthaln.d.
12Solicitation correspondence1950-1957
12Freedom House campaign fund1950
12Freedom House campaign fund committee1951-1954
12Fund-raising manual1952-1953
12Yearbook1952-1953
12Yearbook correspondence1952
12Yearbook1953
12Yearbook correspondence1953
1210th anniversary yearbook1959
12Citizens for Tomorrow fund drive 1953-1954
12St. Cyprian's fund drive1954
12-13Membership campaign (36 folders)n.d.., 1954-1990
13Membership drive1991
13Membership campaign1993
13Capital fund (2 folders)1957-1959
13Board of Visitors (2 folders)1958-1973
13Building campaign1960
14-17Membership drive cards A-Z 1960-1972
13Tile Projectsca. 1963
13Sam Bell Memorial fund1971
13American Institute for Foreign Study fund1972-1979
13Darryl Williams fund (2 folders)1981-1989
13Endowment fund1983-1985
13Endowment Fund Corporate luncheon1985
13Endowment fund1986-1987
13Endowment fund – status report1988
13Finance Committee (4 folders)1987-1989, 1994
13Building renovation fund1989
13Development Office report (3 folders)1993-1995
13Continuous Income Program1995
B. Benefit Events
13Benefit basketball game1949
13Gables Bridge Club benefit1950
13Friends of Freedom House benefit1950-1951
13Marian Anderson benefit concert1951
13Club Assembly – Diamond Ball1953
132nd annual bazaar1953-1954
135th annual Freedom House Bazaar1957
136th annual bazaar1958
13Benefit concert1958
18Ebony Fashion Fair backgroundn.d.
18Ebony Fashion Fair (11 files)1958-1964
187th annual benefit Showcase of Stars (2 folders)1964
188th annual benefit Star Showcase (Pearl Bailey)1965
189th annual benefit Star Showcase (Joe Williams)1966
1810th annual benefit Star Showcase (Nina Simone)1967
1811th annual benefit Star Showcase (Three Degrees)1968
1812th annual benefit Star Showcase (Nancy Wilson)1969
1813th annual benefit Star Showcase (Arthur Prysock)1970
1814th annual benefit Star Showcase (Three Degrees)1971
1815th annual benefit Star Showcase (Commodores)1972
1816th annual benefit Star Showcase (Cab and Chris Calloway)1973
18Benefit cocktail party1976
18Gala dinner/dance 1985
182nd annual Freedom House Golf Tournament 1992
18Fashion show1993
19Fundraising event – 3rd annual bazaar1955
19Fundraising event file – Ebony Fashion Fair1958
19Ebony Fashion Fair1959
C. Corporate Funding
20Corporate sponsors (2 folders)1950-1991
20Donor lists (2 folders)n.d., 1958-1990
20Corporate sponsor – general application 1976
20Corporate appeal1985-1987
20Apple Computer, Inc.1989
20Arkwright1971-1973
20Bank of Boston (Old Colony Trust)1974-1987
20Bank of Boston (First National) 1954-1987
20Bank of New England1987
20Barry Wright1984-1987
20Boston Edison1971-1987
20Boston Five Cents Savings Bank1977-1987
20Bostongas (Eastern Gas)1958-1987
20Boston Globe1971-1987
20Boston Globe Foundation1985-1991
20Charles T. Main, Inc.1976-1981
20Colonial Tanning1950-1960
20Digital 1969-1992
20Digital – report on science/engineering scholarship (2 folders)1977-1987
20Digital Equipment Corporation (3 folders)1978-1992
20Eastern Charitable (Eastco) (2 folders)1951-1986
20Eastman Gelatine1973-1984
20Emhart/USM1972-1977
20Filene's1974-1982
20Gannett Foundation (2 folders)1984-1990
20-21Gilette (2 folders)1973-1991
21Grimes Oil1992
21John Hancock (2 folders)1969-1992
21Harvard Community Health Plan1990
21Liberty Mutual (American Mutual) (2 folders)1969-1992
21Lotus (2 folders)1986-1991
21Microwave Associates1971-1985
21Millipore Corporation1973-1989
21New England Mutual1970-1991
21New England Telephone (2 folders)1970-1992
21New England Education Loan Marketing Corporation1991
21Old Colony Trust and Foundation 1974-1989
21Polaroid (3 folders)1970-1992
21Polaroid Foundation1987-1992
21Polaroid Institute on Schools (2 folders)1979-1987
21Prime Computer, Inc.1988-1990
21Prudential 1969-1984
21Purity Supreme1978-1985
21Raytheon1971-1988
21Reebok1990
21Sears1953-1957
21Shawmut Bank (2 folders)1972-1992
21Star Brush1950-1956
21State Street Bank (2 folders)1977-1992
21Stop and Shop1953-1990
21Stride Rite1988
21U.S. Trust Co.1988-1989
21Wang1983-1985
21WCVB-TV1976-1989
21Zayre1985-1987
D. Foundations
21Letters of recommendation1950
21Agoos Charity Fund (2 folders)1952-1991
21Arlington Street Church1975-1985
21Associated Foundation of Greater Boston1970-1974
21-22Batson Foundation (2 folders) 1985-1991
22Julius Bernstein1984-1987
22Blanchard Foundation1966-1977
22B'nai B'rith1948-1958
22Boston Company1988-1992
22Boston Foundation (Permanent Charities) (7 folders)1954-1992
22Cabot (Ella Lyman) Foundation 1950-1960
22Cabot (Godfrey L.) Trust1951, 1955
22Cabot Foundation1970-1985
22Church of Christ Scientist1976-1977
22City Missionary Society1959-1970
22Clipper Ship Foundation1987-1991
22Committee on Community Projects1953-1954
22Cox (Charles M.) Trust Fund (5 folders)1952-1992
22Cox Fund1952-1972
22Cox (Jessie B.) Charitable Fund (2 folders)1983-1987
22Crabtree Fund1960-1976
22Cullinane Foundation1985
22Fidelity Foundation1976-1987
22Ford Foundation1967-1968
22Ford Foundation: (Institute on Schools)1975
22Foundations (2 folders)1951-1992
23Fuller Foundation, Inc. (2 folders)1964-1988
23Girl Friends, Inc.1967-1981
23Goldfine Family Charity 1954-1969
23Grimes King Foundation for the Elderly (3 folders)1971-1992
23Grosberg Family Charity (2 folders)1952-1992
23Hyams (7 folders)1951-1992
23Agnes M. Lindsay Trust1992
23MacArthur Foundation1989-1990
23Mayor's Charity Fund1950-1963
23 New Hampshire Charitable Fund1988
23New World Foundation1987
23Old South Fund1985-1986
23Robert Treat Paine Association1990-1992
23Theodore Edson Parker Foundation (2 folders)1952-1990
23Amelia Peabody Foundation1989-1991
23Harold Whitworth Pierce Charitable Trust1991-1992
23A.C. Ratshesky Foundation (2 folders)1950-1991
23Mabel L. Riley Foundation (3 folders)1950, 1975-1992
23Sailors' Snug Harbor (2 folders)1975-1991
23Schwarzhaupt Foundation1957-1963
23Shawmut (Masonic) Lodge1955-1968
23 Sherwood Forest1976-1981
23Sloan Foundation1973-1977
23Trinity Church1973
23Vingo Trust1976-1983
23Richard Walker1961-1987
23Wellesley Service Organization1954-1958
23Wheelock College1991-1992
E. Grants
24Health, Education and Welfare: Educational Counseling Talent Search (8 folders)1969-1977
24c636 Community Lecture series 1974
24Mayor's Safe Streets Act Program - Community Information Center (supplementary funding)1974
Emergency School Aid Act (ESAA)
24Community Information Center (5 folders)1975-1977
24Community Information Center – draft proposal1976-1977
24General1975
24Grant application – Community Information Center (3 folders)1976-1977
24Grant application revision – Community Information Center1976
24Needs Assessment1979-1980
24Quarterly and final program performance report1976
24c636 Occupational and Educational Guidance final report1976-1977
24c636 Occupational and Educational Guidance proposal and interim report1976-1977
24c636 Occupational and Educational Guidance (5 folders)1976-1980
25State Manpower Services Council – Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA)1976
25Mass Foundation for Humanities and Public Policy : Freedom House Coalition1978
25c636 JE Burke Collaborative (2 folders)1980-1982
25c636 JE Burke Collaborative final report1982
25c636 International High School planning project1983-1984
25Microcomputer Business Applications for Construction Support/Employment Preparation Project Dept of Education1989
25Freedom House Development Block Grant Fund FY '911991
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Series:

3. Programs, 1950-2000
Volume:29.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

This series is arranged in five subseries:A.  Social and Community, 1950-1999Arranged by program.  B.  Urban Renewal, 1949-1972Arranged chronologically by type of project. C.  Housing, 1966-1994Arranged by project. D.  Desegregation and Education, 1948-1996Arranged by type of material or project. E.  Career Development, 1961-1975Arranged by project.
Summary:

A) Social and Community programming was conducted primarily in the 1950s and 1960s.  This series contains records from some of Boston's earliest interracial programs for children, youth, and adults.  Files include organizational files, minutes, brochures, flyers, correspondence, newsletters, and reports.  

B) Urban Renewal program files cover the involvement of Freedom House in neighborhood clean-up projects and block organizations, and its participation in contracts with the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) and the Action Boston Community Development (ABCD) from 1949-1968. Materials include organizational files, correspondence, minutes, reports, proceedings, notices, contracts, and public relations materials. 

C) Housing Programs began during urban renewal with the incorporation of the Freedom House Development Corporation, a non-profit organization established to build Brunswick Gardens, a housing development in Roxbury. Later efforts to develop in the Grove Hall area and programs to assist home buyers are also documented in these files.  Materials include legal records, applications, correspondence, plans, reports, brochures and proposals.  

D) Education and Desegregation files document the involvement of Freedom House with the issue of desegregation prior to 1965 when the Racial Imbalance Law was passed and focus on Freedom House's response to the 1974 ruling by Judge Garrity to enforce desegregation of the Boston Public Schools.  They also cover educational programming in the 1980s and 1990s.   The Institute on Schools and Education was established by Freedom House to coordinate the response of Freedom House and the organizations with which it worked.  Hotline and rumor control records, reports and formal responses, director's notebooks, and conference and meeting records are included. Reference files include newspaper clippings, filings and responses to the court order, and filings of the Boston School Committee's Department of Implementation, and subject files that provide background to the issue of desegregation throughout the country and its implementation in Boston.  Freedom House also formed collaborations with Operation Exodus, the Freedom House Coalition, and the Coordinated Social Service Council.  Position papers, minutes, press releases, and other organizational materials from these groups are included in this subseries. Later educational programming focused almost entirely on educational preparation, computer literacy, and scholarships. The bulk of these materials document Project REACH.

E) Career Development programs were primarily aimed at adult education and skill enhancement.  The files document some of the many collaborations between Freedom House and local corporations.  Materials include organizational files, correspondence, and notices.
BoxTitleDate
A. Social and Community Programs
General programs and surveys
25Freedom House special events1950-1965
25Freedom House activity survey1952
25Freedom House programs1952-1985
25Publicity materials1999
25United Community Services – Research Initiation Grant (RIG) survey1954
Children's programs
25Play School 1952-1963
25Nursery School – guestbook1974
25Roxbury Dodgers1953
25Greater Boston Council of Girl Scouts, Inc, Troop no. 491954
25Upper Roxbury Dorchester Little League1960, 1971
25New Experiences for Children correspondence1963-1969
25New Experiences for Children lists1965-1970
25New Experiences for Children minutes1963-1971
25New Experiences for Children reports1966-1973
25Head Start (3 folders)1965-1966
25Head Start – applications1965-1966
25Head Start – home visit report1965-1966
Youth programs
25Applicant Preparation Workshop (2 folders)1949-1957
25Applicant Preparation Workshop – correspondence1950-1951
25Applicant Preparation Workshop – American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)1951
25Roxbury Memorial High School facilities applications1949-1957
25Roxbury Citizens Boys Club1951
Teen Age Boys (TABS)
25Teen Age Boys 1952-1955
25Teen Age Boys and Teen Age Boys Hi-Ball1953
25Teen Age Boys Brotherhood Breakfast1953
25Good Citizen Supper1953
25Teen-Age Conference1954
Roxbury Youth Council
26Roxbury Youth Council 1953-1954
26Citizens for Tomorrow1953-1954
26Membership applications1953
26Mayor's Committee on Civic Improvement meeting1954
26Panel of Young Citizens1954
26Sports Night1954
26Roxbury Teenage Players (The Three Pegs)1956
26Triangle Club Youth Conference1957
Adult programs
26Marri-eds1952-1953
26Negro History Week (Academy Players)1952-1953
26Community Goodwill Supper1953
26Freedom House Forum proposal1953
26Sidewalk Theatre Players1953
26Coffee Hour (13 folders)1953-1974
26Musical Journey of 1954n.d.
26Modern Camera Club1954
26Club 15 1955
26First International Tea1955
26Second International Tea1956
26Art Workshop1961-1962
26Third International Tea1957
26Tiara Club1955
26Martin Luther King reception1958
26Oscar Saxe testimonial1958
26Music for Fun[1959] 1961-1962
26Sunday at 8 Forum (7 folders)1961-1966
26Interracial Home Visit program (3 folders)1963-1964
26Melnea Cass testimonial1966
26Community Lecture series196-1967
26Blacks Helping Blacks, Inc.1968
26Cooperative Extension Service, School of Home Economics, Univversity of Massachusetts "Understanding Self and Race"1969
26Reception for National Black Caucus of Elected Officials1975
26Roland Walton reception1977
261st Annual Cultural Holiday Bazaar1988
262nd Annual Cultural Holiday Bazaar1989
26Kwanzaa celebration1994
Goldenaires
26"The Heart Line" stationeryn.d.
26Barbados trip1972-1973
26-27Program (25 folders)n.d., 1963, 1965, 1969-1993
27Tax exempt certificate1969, 1989
27Newsletter, "The Heart Line" (11 folders)1970-1991
27Minutes (20 folders)1970-1992
27Annual report1971-1979
27Brochures1971, 1991
27Award presentations1972
27Meeting attendance1976-1981
27Expenditures1983-1987
27Monthly program reports1988-1994
27Program notebook1990
27By-laws1996
B. Urban Renewal
Clean-up campaigns
28Parks and totlots1949-1964
28Liquor licenses1951-1964
28Requests for information and complaints1952-1965
28Playground survey1953
28Clean-up campaigns (2 folders)1952-1955
28Savin Street Health and Welfare Council – Clean-up Committee1955
28Clean-up campaign (6 folders)1956-1965
28Newspaper clippings (15 folders)1950-1983
28Space heaters1960
28Warren St./Seaver busline1961
28Roxbury Beautification Program1961-1967
28Roxbury historic preservation – Boston Redevelopment Authorityca. 1962
28Abandoned houses1963
28Abandoned cars1964
28Vacant lots1964
28Good Housekeeping Program final report – Boston Redevelopment Authority1966
Meetings and reports
83General Plan for Boston: A Preliminary Report1950
28Wellesley College Study1954
83A Report on Downtown Boston1959
28Meeting on red-lining1960
28Community conference1961
28Legislation concerning housing1962-1968
28All American City Award1963
28Freedom House and Urban Renewal – Pinderhughes1963
28Planning With People – finding the formula1963
28Ninth annual conferama – Boston's renewal and rehabilitation programs1964
83The New Bostonca. 1964
28Harvard Medical School laboratory on community psychiatry1964-1965
28Community Conference on Urban Renewal1966
28Proposed article on Freedom House and its role in Boston's urban renewal1966-1967
28Boston Model Cities Program1967
28Partners in Progress, Inc.1967
28Rehabilitation Specialist Program Staff Orientation1968
83Report of the South West Corridor Land Development Coalition1972
Public hearings
28Boston Redevelopment Authority resolution for Roxbury1959
28Early land acquisition1962
28Extension of the Washington Park Urban Renewal Area1962
28Request for a public hearing (Boston Redevelopment Authority)1962
28Approval of plan (2 folders)1963
28Approval of final plan1963
83Progress of the 62-63 Workable Program1963
28Renewal of bond issue1964
28Madison Park High School1966
28Status of urban renewal funding/loan for Washington Park Urban Renewal Project (WPURP)1970
Neighborhood associations
29Neighborhood Improvement Association planning file1952-1960
29Neighborhood Improvement Association minutes1956
29Roxbury Citizens Committee1953
29Roxbury Community Council (2 folders)1954-1966
29Back Bay Neighborhood Association1955
29Block leaders1956-1960
29Block Leaders Coordinating Council1958-1962
29Brookledge St. Block Association1958-1960
29Cliff St. Block Associations1960
29Crawford St. Block Group1959-1960
29Elm Hill Park Improvement Association1964
29Geneva-Quincy Area Association1957-1967
29Holworthy Block Association1966-1967
29Holworthy Kadets1964
29Homestead Street Block Association1959
29Horatio Harris Park Residents Association1966
29Humboldt Area Improvement Association1960
29Hutchings St. Block Association1960
29Monroe St. Improvement Association1954
29Ottawa St. Block Association1960
29Ruthven-Pleasanton Block Association1958-1963
29Warren Neighborhood Association 1960-1963
29Area 1 Association1963-1965
29Area 2 Association1963-1964
29Area 3 Association1963-1964
29Area 4 Association1964
29Area 5 Association1964
29Area 6 Association1964-1965
29Area 7 Association, (formerly Area 1A)1964
29Area 8 Association1964
29Area 9 Association1964-1966
29Area 11 Association (Dale St.) (3 folders),1957-1965
29Area 12 Association1964-1966
29Area 13 Association1964
Grove Hall Board of Trade bylaws
29Bylawsn.d.
29Minutes and meeting notices1959-1966
29Correspondence1960-1964
29Mailing lists1964-1966
Roxbury-North Dorchester General Neighorbood Renewal Plan (GNRP)
29Citizen survey1961
29Social planning subcommittee1961
29Steering Group minutes1961
29Action Boston Community Development District1961-1963
29Interfaith Clergy Committee (3 folders)1961-1965
29Relocation Committee1963
29Area brochure1965
30Roxbury Community Work Projects1960-1961
30Police-Community Relations Committee1960-1966
30Police-Community relations1960-1966
30Police-Community relations – Conference of the National Consortium for Continuous Improvement in Higher Education (NCCI)1966
Citizens Urban Renewal Action Committee (CURAC)
30Washington Park Steering Committee minutes1961-1962
30Roxbury Professional Advisory Committee1961-1962
30Washington Park Citizens' Urban Renewal (CURE)1961
30Proposed Federation of Neighborhood Associations1961-1962
30Washington Park Urban Renewal Area (WPURA)1962
Citizens Urban Renewal Action Committee (CURAC)
30Bylaws and organizational charts1962-1964
30General1962-1965
30Chronological files (11 folders)1962-1970
30Interoffice correspondence with urban renewal staff (3 folders)1962-1965
30Rehabilitation committee minutes1962-1964
30Low income housing meeting – Citizens Urban Renewal Action Committee sponsored1966
31Dorchester United Neighborhood Associations 1961-1964
31Boston's Associated Neighborhoods (BAN)1962
Citizens Advisory Committee
31Citizens Advisory Committee1963
31Bylaws1964
31Executive committee1964
31Committee on Minority Housing1964-1965
31General meeting1964-1965
31Rehabilitation Committee1964-1965
31Relocation committee1964-1965
31Code enforcement1965
31Coordinating Housing committee1965
31Housing and Housing for the Elderly1965
31Committee on Capital Improvements1965
31Washington Park Area Action Corporation1964
31Proposal for long-range citizens committee for Washington Park1966
Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD)
31Background file1961-1966
31Area coordinator's meeting report forms1962
31Education Committee1962-1963
31Real Estate Brokers1962-1964
31Memos and correspondence1962-1965
31Coordinator's meeting reports (11 folders)1962-1966
31Survey1963
31Agency interview chedule on group services and youth needs1963
31Freedom House urban renewal staff reaction to Action Boston Community Development Washington Park social inventory survey1963
31Area Coordinator reports1963-1964
32Quarterly summary report on Action Boston Community Development contract1963-1964
32Contracts (3 folders)1963-1965
32Monthly reports on Action Boston Community Development contract1964
32Proposal for Washington Park Community Action program1964
32Home Management Program1964-1965
32Washington Park Association of Apartment House Owners1964-1966
Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) Washington Park
32Memos and correspondence (3 folders)1958-1969
32Washington Park Urban Renewal plan (Boston Redevelopment Authority)1961
32Washington Park urban renewal publications (Boston Redevelopment Authority)ca 1960s
32Quarterly summary report on Boston Redevelopment Authority contract1962
32Contract (7 folders)1962-1968
32Washington Park Urban Renewal final plan1962
83Washington Park urban renewal area Question/Answer1962
32Early land acquisition (2 folders)1962-1963
32Relocation program1962-1963
32Later land acquisition (2 folders)1962-1964
83Washington Park urban renewal area bulletin1962-1963
32Property inspection surveys1962-1964
32Requests for payment on Boston Redevelopment Authority contract (5 folders)1962-1966
83Washington Park urban renewal area newsletter1962-1966
32Washington Park Relocation Program1962-1963
32Relocation survey and progress report1964-1965
32Relocation case file1962-1967
32Administration review1962, 1965-1967
33Rehabilitation bid and contractsca. 1963
33Rehabilitation committee1963
33Washington Park urban renewal brochure mailing1963
33Land acquisition procedures1963-1964
33Quarterly attendance reports on Boston Redevelopment Authority contract1963-1964
33Rehabilitation standards1963-1964
33Action Boston Community Development/ Boston Redevelopment Authority/FH joint meetings1963-1965
33Tours of Washington Park project area1963-1965
33Urban renewal revolving fund1963-1967
33Housing Committee minutes1964
33Washington Park inventory condition reports1964
33Washington Park sub-area design1964
33Applications for housing1964-1965
33Boston Redevelopment Authority/Freedom House joint meetings1964-1965
33Housing – sales1964-1965
33Lewis Jr. High School essays on urban renewal (5 folders)1964-1965
33Reports on Washington Park1965
33, FF5/D2Community Education program1965
33Egelston Square petition against early acquisition1965
33Annual report on Boston Redevelopment Authority contract1967
33Agreement between Boston Redevelopment Authority and community organizations1968
33Boston Redevelopment Authority lease1968-1969
Rehabilitation and construction projects
33Academy Homes1962-1963
33Charlame Park1963-1964
33Marksdale Gardens1963-1965
Pilot House
33Blueprints and specs1965
33Boston Redevelopment Authority contract1965-1967
33Legal records1964-1965
33Opening1965
33Publicity1965-1966
33Rehabilitation1964-1965
33Sale1967-1968
Roxbury Work and Study Project
33-34General (5 folders) 1965-1968
34American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)1964
34Budget and financial file1965
34Final report1965
34Financial1964
34Host advisory committee1965
34House painting1965
34Tutorial1965
34Recreational programs1965
34Boston In-fill housing floor plans1968-1969
C. Housing
Freedom House Development Corporation
34Daily reports and memos1971
34Foreclosure1977-1979
34General1966-1973
34Minutes1971-1972
34Brunswick Gardens
34Applications1972
34General1971-1972
34Constructionca 1971
34Sale1971
34Housing and Economic Development Unit (2 folders)1987-1990
34Neighborhood Development Corporation of Grove Hall/FH contract agent1985
34Grove Hall pavilion1987-1990
34Housing Unit support proposal1989-1990
34Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency1989-1990
34Roxbury Homebuyers Savings and Investment Group1989-1990
34Ecumenical Center/Goldenaires1990
34Grove Hall Senior Housing1990
34Housing and Urban Development Counseling1990
34Minority Developers Association1990
34Freedom House Home Buyers Group1990-1994
34Housing and Urban Development application1991
D. Desegregation and Education
35-36Newspaper Clippings on desegregation (copy and master)
35-36, Reel 1Freedom House, Operation Exodus, Desegregation, Prior to 1974, Racial Imbalance, Sargent's Plan, School Referendum, Busing, General Education, Teachers, Suburban
35-36, Reel 2Politics, Judge Arthur Garrity, Phase I Desegregation, Phase II Desegregation
35-36, Reel 3Phase III Desegregation, Black Caucus/NAACP/Urban League, Citywide Coordinating Council, Parents CPAC – CDAC, Citywide Parents Council, Massachusetts Parent-Teacher Associations/Youth Activities Commission (YAC)/Home Teaching, Violence in Boston
35-36, Reel 4Violence in New England, South Boston High School/Receivership, School Committee members, Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO), Metropolitizations, Metropathways, Transportation
35-36, Reel 5Transportation, Media, Boston Globe Spotlight: Boston Schools, Globe Spotlight: Blacks in Changing America, Globe Essay – Boston Schools: A Decade of Trial
35-36, Reel 6Boston School Budget, Charter Reform, Mass Education Laws
35-36, Reel 7 Magnet Schools, Exam Schools, Teachers Theories on Improving Education
35-36, Reel 8Testing, Vocational Education, Bilingual, Education, Adult Ed, Special Ed Student – Statistics
35-36, Reel 9Youth Jobs, The Covenant, College Aid, College Aid – A Better Chance, Desegregation – Other States/Federal, Desegregation – Federal
35-36, Reel 10Reverse Discrimination (Bakke case)
FF1-D1Local newspapers re desegregation1970s
Subject Files
34A Better Chanceca. 1960s, 1985-1986
34Advisory Committee on Racial Imbalance (2 folders)1965-1972
34"After Integration, What?" Seminar: Harvard University Graduate School Center for Urban Studies1974
34American Friends Service Committee1964, 1974-1975
34Anti-Racist Coalition (ARC)ca. 1970s
34Anti-busing groups1975-1977
34Associated Foundation of Greater Boston (Assessment of Boston Public Schools)1975
34Bilingual Programs for Elementary Students (K-5)n.d.
34Black Achievers1978, 1989, 1990, 1992
34Black Advocates for Quality Education1972
34Black Community Caucus on Education1974
34Black Educational Movement in Boston1993
34Black Educator's Alliance of Massachusetts (BEAM) (2 folders)1978-1993
34Boston Black Education Convention – Roxbury, Mass.1970
34Boston College High School1985, 1993
34Boston Compact for Student Success1993-1994
34Boston English High School1973
34Boston Home and School Association1971
34Boston Latin Academy1978
37Boston Metropolitan Planning Project1973-1974
37Boston Partners in Education, Inc.1989
37Racial Statistics in Boston Public Schools1969-1977
37Boston Public Schools – annual report1975-1977
37Boston Public School Committee (8 folders)1969-1993
37Boston Public School Committee elections1967
37Boston Public School Committee (Racial Imbalance)1965-1966
37Boston Public School Districts 1974
37Public School district – descriptions1974
37Boston Public Schools police reporting areas map1974
37Boston School department decentralization plan1973
37Boston school violence, "U.S. News and World Report"1974
37Boston Teacher's Union1977, 1980
37Boston Trade High School1978
37Boston Urban Coalition (Educational Task Force)1968-1973
37The Bridge Education Action Center1965-1966
37Busing – Massachusetts Research Centerca. 1975
37Cambridge Friends School1961
37Cambridge Pilot School1973-1974
37Catholic Interracial Council1965
37Center for Law and Education (2 folders)1977-1993
37Chapter 7661974
37Charlestown High School1975
37Citizens for Boston Public Schools1961
37City of Boston Law Department1975
37City of Boston Office of Federal Relations1977-1978
37Citywide Coordinating Council (4 folders)1975-1985
FF1-D1Newspaper1975-1985
37Citywide Educational Coalition1977-1986
FF1-D1Newspaper1986
37Citywide Parents Advisory Council (2 folders)1978-1994
37Civil Rights Acts of 19641972-1973
37Civil Rights developments in Massachusetts1981
37Civil Rights legislation-Massachusetts1964-1973
37ColPrep1982
37College and Universities involvement with Boston Schools1974, 1978
37Committee for the Collegiate Education of Black Students (UMass/Amherst)1967-1974
38Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Education (State Board of Education)1971-1978
38Commonwealth of Massachusetts Dept. of Education (2 folders)1980-1994
38Community Compact for Student Success1993
38Community Educational Council1967-1968
38Community Protection Planca. 1970s
38Council on Higher Education for Urban Women1974
38Cultural Exchange Experiment proposalca. 1974
38Defacto Segregation – Charles Pinderhughesca. 1960s
38District IX Parents teachers resource center1977
38Draft resolution from black elected officials on desegregation in Boston1975
38East Boston Anti-Racist Defense1975-1976
38East Boston for Quality Education (EBQUE) ca. 1974
38Educational Collaborative of Boston (EDCO)1972-1974, 1979
38Education Development Center, Inc.1978
38Education/Instruccionn.d.
38Effectiveness, efficiency, and equal opportunity in Massachusetts Public Schools1974
38Elma Lewis School – Project When1974
38English High Schoolca. 1960s
38Equal Opportunity Denied, Vocational education in Massachusetts1975
38Evaluation of Magnet Schools1980
38Fact sheet – desegregation orders1981
38Fenway Retention Consortium1983-1984
38Gibson Liberation School1968
38Governor's Commission to Establish a Comprehensive Plan for Organizing Massachusetts Education1973
38Governor's Commission on School Districts Organization and Collaboration1974
38Greater Boston Civil Rights Coalition1984
38Higher Education Information Centerca. 1985, 1993-1995
38Implementation of Racial Balance Act (c. 4-6)ca. 1970s
38Independent School South African Educational Program1986
38Inner City Task Force1972
38Jewish Labor Committee (Desegregation)1976
38King Timilty Advisory Council1968
38Landmark beating1976
38Lower East Side International Community School1984
38Madison Park High School1977-1979, 1983-1984
38Maimonides Educational Institute1948
38Massachusetts Advocacy Center1975, 1979, 1983
38Massachusetts Advisory Council on Vocational Technical Education1973-1974
38Massachusetts Board of Regional Community Colleges1977, 1980
38Massachusetts Citizens Against Forced Busingca. 1970s
38Massachusetts Committee on Urban Education1963
38Massachusetts Experimental School proposal1969
38Massachusetts Experimental School System1973
38Massachusetts Negro Educators Association1968-1969
38Massachusetts Racial Census – Selected Schools1973
38MassPep Inc.1979, 1984-1985
38Mayor's Information Committee on Safety1974
38Media on School Desegregation1971-1980
38Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (METCO) (4 folders)1966-1969, 1981-1986, 1988-1989
38Martin Luther King Middle School1967-1968
38Montessori Family Centreca. 1970
38Multicultural Project for Communication and Educationn.d.
38Multi-cultural Student Leadership Project1982
38NAACP Education Committee1954-1964, 1975
38National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)1982
38National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)1984
38National Student Coalition against Racism1975-1976
38National Urban League on Boston School situation1974
38New School for Children1966, 1969
38Northeastern Academy1985
38Northeastern Northeastern University Programs in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME)1978-1979
38Ohrenberger Elementary School Petitionca. 1970s
38Operation Success1979
38Pairing Program1976
38Parent Councils1972-1974
38Parent Guide to Magnet School in Boston1977
38Partnership Alliance1982
38Petition to Mayor re segregation1974
38Phase II Desegregation in Boston1974-1975
38Parent's Institute for Quality Urban Education (PIQUE) (2 folders)1991-1994
39Prince Edward County, VA students fund1962
39Project S.A.F.E. (School Alternative for Education)1974
39Project YES (Youth Envisioning Social change)1979
39Proposed collaborative effort: Boston Public Schools and UMass/Amherst1973
39Proposed school closings1976-1981
39Putnam Children's Center statement on desegregationca. 1970s
39Quality Education for Minorities (QEM)1990-1991
39Racial Imbalance Law1972, 1974
39Racial Imbalance – New Bedford Schools1969
39Plans to eliminate Racial Imbalance1966-1967, 1972
39Racial Imbalance in the Boston Public Schools1965
39Racial Imbalance Public Schools - Deputy Commissioner of Public Schools1964
39Racial Imbalance – Policy and recommendations of the Superintendent of Public schools1965
39Rafael Hernandez School1984-1992
39Robicheau School1952-1953
39Roxbury City Team1974
39Roxbury Community College – Fact Sheet1978
39Roxbury Community School1981
39Roxbury High/So. Boston/Burke High Schools busing1974-1978
39Ruth M. Batson Educational Foundation1979, 1989-1994
39Schools and Programs of choice: Voluntary Desegregation in Massachusetts1977
39School Volunteers for Boston Inc.1977, 1982, 1984
39Science for the People (Inequality and Schools)1977
39Shady Hill School1961-1964
39South Boston High School (2 folders)1975-1977, 1987
39St. Cyprian After school study programn.d.
39Student strike1971
39Summer Venture, Harvard University1989
39Teen Educational Center of Roxbury, Massachusetts1971
39"To Secure These Rights" – documentary review of the Boston School desegregation, WGBH- FM1964
39Tri-Lateral Council for Quality Education, Inc.1975-1988
39Unite for Better Boston Schools1969
39William Monroe Trotter school1969, 1979, 1983, 1988-1989
39Youth Activities Commission packet1974
Desegregation court case files
39Owens v. School Committee – Segregation of School Committee1969
39Manwell v. Robert Wood – show cause1973
39Revised short term plan to reduce racial imbalance1974
39Response to Board of Education order – Boston School Committee1974
39Massachusetts Board of Education re: short term racial imbalance plan and Boston School Committee response1974
39Desegregation suits background1974-1976
39-41Order to desegregate Boston Public Schools and filings (Morgan et al v Boston School Committee) (85 folders)1974-1990
41Black voters v. McDonald1976-1977
41Transition report Boston School Committee to the superintendent1981
41Residents of Boston v. Commonwealth1986
41Black Advocates for Quality Education1973
Operation Exodus
41Questionnaireca. 1963
41Public relations file1963-1969
41Freedom Stay-out day1964
41Position papers1965-1967
41Citizens Committee1966
41Critique of Boston School Dept. proposalca. 1966
41Development brochure1966
41Board meetings1966-1970
41Financial1966-1971
41Black Women's Conference1967
41Correspondence1969-1971
41Proposals1970-1971
Freedom House Coalition
41Membership information1975
41Ad Hoc Assembly Conference on Desegregation1975-1976
41Ad Hoc Assembly Mini Conference on Desegregation1976
41Background and correspondence1975-1978, 1980
41Minutes1975-1980, 1982
41Press releases1975-1978
41Memos1975-1979
Coordinated Social Services Council (CSSC)
42Correspondence and public relationsn.d.
42Minutes (11 folders)1974-1981
42Directory1975
42Reports1975-1976
42Correspondence and publications1975-1980
Institute on Schools and Education
42Information Center1973
42Desegregation status and media report1973-1976
42Rumor Control reports (11 folders)1973-1977
42Rumor Control proposal1974-1975
42Rumor Control fundraising correspondence1975
42Rumor Control procedures manual1975
42Rumor Control administrative file1975-1976
42AID hotline1974
42Applications for bus monitors1974
42Institute on Schools and Education Proposal1974
42Monday Night Task Force1974
42Racism/Sexism conference1974
42Talent Search1974
42Desegregation support center proposal1974-1975
42From the Black Perspective radio show1974-1976
42Institute on Schools and Education progress reports1974-1977
42Educational Counseling Service1974-1979
42Institute inter-office memorandum1974-1986
42Institute program descriptions1974-1986
42Boston delegation to Washington1975
42Church/School pairings1975
42Community Information Center proposal1975
43Informational workshop for parents1975
43Institute's Legislation for Education day1975
43Saturday morning conference1976
Crisis Intervention Program
43Legal crisis team1975
43Legal crisis team report forms (2 folders)1975-1976
43Program files (2 folders)1975-1976
43Student suspension intake formca. 1975
Desegregation reports
43"Boston Desegregation: The First Term 1974-1975 School Year"1975
43"Community Perspectives on Desegregation" – Ron Edmonds/Ellen Jackson1975
43"Hear the Parents! Desegregation Service Needs in Boston's Black Community"1975
43"Student Desegregation Plan: A Response" (The Maroon Document)1975
43"University Component of the Masters Plan: A Response"1975
43"What's Going On? A Guide Booklet for Students and Parents"1975
43"Institute Participation in Desegregation," M. Montiero1982
43Institute newsletter (7 folders)1975-1986
43Vocational Education Recruitment Fair (2 folders)1976-1978
43University/Boston School pairings1976
43Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) Workshops (5 folders)1976-1980, 1986
43SAT/ACH Workshop1986
43Occupational and Educational Guidance Program (3 folders)1977-1979
43Institute correspondence file1977-1984
43Visiting Committee on the Institute1978
43Institute staff meeting minutes1978-1979
43-44Institute director's notebooks (10 folders)1980-1986
44College Relations Group (4 folders)1981-1985
44Education Conference (4 folders)1981, 1983-1986
44College and University Fair1982-1986
44College President's Reception1982-1983, 1986
44Striving for Excellence Recognition Dinner and Awards Night1983-1987
44Education Network Series1984
44Stay in School/Return to School Program1984-1985
44Youth Advocacy and Assistance Program (YAAP) (2 folders)1984-1986
44Youth Advocacy Assistance Center1985
44Youth Advocacy and Advocacy Program1986
44Ralph Bunche Oratorical Contest (4 folders)1986-1989
44Ralph Bunche Oratorical Contest program reports1988-1989
Travel/Study and International School
44International Schools brochuresn.d., 1978-1979
44International Student Association1961
44-45Travel/Study program (12 folders)1969-1979
45Travel/Study program – rejected applications (2 folders)1979
45Travel/Study program (3 folders)1980-1982
45Personal Communication curriculum – Copley1976
45International Education proposal (c. 636)1982
45Profile: Copley Square High School for International Studies1982
45Proposal for International Studies High School1982
45International Studies Program – advisory board minutes (3 folders)1982-1985
45Copley High action plan1983
45Copley High enrollment statisticsca. 1983
45Global Classroom Project1983
45Greater Boston International Student Exchange1983
45International Studies curriculumca. 1983
45International Studies needs assessmentca. 1983
45International Studies program logbook1983
45International Studies student orientation1983
45World Connections – world studies course1983
45Youth for Understanding1983
45International Studies planning1983-1984
45Newspaper clippings1983-1984
45Status report1983-1984
45Correspondence1983-1985
45Copley High/Shawmut Bank partnership1983-1986
45Boston International Youth Exchange1984
45International Studies newsletter1984
45International Studies philosophy and mission1984
45Summer travel/study program1984-1985
45Copley High School newsletter – Spectrum1985
45Muriel S. Snowden International School at Copley – a profile1986
45Boston Advisory Council for International Education (BACIE) (2 folders)1986-1987
ACCESS Prep (Action Center for Educational Services and Scholarships)
45Advisory Committee1985-1990
45Awards Ceremony1990
45Background Information 1988-1992
45Letters of Interest from Outside Organizations and Institutions1985-1988
45Media1987-1988
45Mentor List1988
45Mentor Profiles1988-1989
45Mentor/Student Agreements1988
45Mentor/Student Matches and Updates (2 folders)1988
45Mentor Training1988-1989
45Mentoring, General Articlesn.d.
45Mentoring Program Blueprint1988
45Monthly program reports1988-1989
45Parental Involvement1988-1989
45Proposal, Action Center for Educational Services and Scholarships Prep: An Educational Guidance Project for Minority Students in the Boston Public Schools1987
45Proposal to Black Achievers1988
45Relationship with Boston Latin School1988
45Scholars' Newsletter1988-1992
45Student Applications (2 folders)1988
Project REACH
Administrative records
46Initial concept paper, rationale1987-1988
46Initial Planning Efforts – Meeting Agendas and Notes1987-1988
46Planning and Implementation (2 folders)1987-1988
46Oversight Committee (49 folders)1987-1993
46A Guide to REACH Project Planning1988
46Background and History1988
46Management Evaluation1988
46Program Planning and Assessment1988
46Proposal to Stratford Foundation1988
46Standards for Program Operations1988
46Legal Issues1988-1989
46Memo of Agreement between Freedom House, Inc. and Project REACH1988-1989
46Organizational Charts1988-1993
46Strategic Planning (5 folders)1988-1995
46Analysis of REACH Operating Environment1989
46Executive Management Plan1989
46Name Change1989
46"Project REACH: An Innovative Approach to Empowerment Through Personal Development" (Master's Thesis)1989
46Master Plan1989-1990
46Reorganization (2 folders)1989-1992, 1995-1996
46Progress Report1990-1991
46Program Critique1991
46Evaluation Report – Trotter Institute Evaluation Team1994-1995
46Self Assessment1992
Financial, Budget
47Financial Management (2 folders)1987-1992
Stratford Foundation grants management
47Administration1988-1991
47Budget Request Proposals (4 folders)1988-1990
47Budget Projections (6 folders)1988-1994
47Operating Budgets (10 folders)1988-1995
47Donor Challenge1991
47Proposal (3 folders)1987-1995
47Quarterly Reports (4 folders)1991-1995
47Report 1991
47Student Awards1991-1995
47Finance Committee1989
47Awards Audit1991
Fund Raising
47Associated Grantmakers of Massachusetts, Application1989-1990
47The Boston Foundation1987-1989
47Capital Development Program Plan1989-1990
47Digital Equipment Grant1991
47Donations (2 folders)1990-1992
47Donor Appeal1990
47Donor Bus Tour1990
47Donors (2 folders)1988-1991
47Committee1989-1991
47Funding Requests, Denied1991-1995
47Funding Requests, Letters of Interest1991-1993
47Junior League of Boston1989
47The Keel Foundation1994
47The Kellogg Foundation1991
47Nellie Mae Fund for Education Request for Program Support1991
47The Rowe Foundation1994-1995
Marketing and Public Relations
47Project REACH Brochure1988
47Development Plan1990-1991
47Public Announcement of Project REACH1988
47Press Releases1988-1990
47Video Project1988-1990
47Press Kit Package1989
47Information Packet1992
Personnel
47Administrative Meetings – Toye Brown/Richard Mullins1988-1989
47Job Descriptions1988-1992
47Staff Meetings (3 folders)1988-1993
48Staff Retreat (5 folders)1988-1994
48Interoffice Memos (12 folders)1988-1995
48Staff Support Committee1989
48Candidate Search – Director1989-1990
48Chronological Files (11 folders)1989-1995
48Reading File – Marilyn Bradshaw (5 folders)1992
48Chronological Files (3 folders)1993-1995
48Monthly Program Reports (8 folders)1988-1995
Scholars
49Alumni Programming – Planning1992-1995
49Alumni Programming – Questionnaire1993
Graduation Celebrations
49Celebration '92 Planning (3 folders)1991-1992
49Celebration '92 Class of 88 Essays1992
49Celebration '92 "A Collection of Original Essays and Poems by the 1988 REACH Scholars"1992
49Graduation Celebrations1993-1995
Participation Requirements
49-51Conferences and summer programs (128 folders)1988-1995
51Leadership Training Program1990-1993
51"A Summer Workshop for Young People of Color"1991
51Planning (Gettysburg College)1990-1991
51Planning1991
51Student Leadership Council1991
51Parental Involvement1990-1995
Program Components
51Career Development1988-1993
51Career Paths1994
51Internship Register1989-1990
51Community Service1989-1995
51Transportation Project1989
51Commendation from Governor William F. Weld1991
Educational Development
51College Quest1988
51Computers for Scholars1988
51Mass Bay Community College (2 folders)1988-1989
51Collaboration with MASP/Balfour Scholar Program1989-1991
51Florida A&M and Project REACH1989-1991
51College Relationships1989-1995
51Exploring Graduate School Opportunities1991
51Higher Education Information Center1991-1995
51Inter-African Exchange Program1992-1995
51Science and Engineering Scholarship (Digital Equipment Corporation)1991
51Monthly Staff Reports1993-1995
51College Fairs1994-1995
Financial Aid
51Inquiries1988-1992
51Awards Process (5 folders)1988-1993
51Summer School Aid Requests (2 folders)1991-1995
51Awards Binder (2 folders)1992-1994
Leadership Development
51Adopt-A-Leader Program Proposal and Information Package ( 3 folders)1989-1990, 1994
51Mentors1989-1991
51Program Planning (3 folders)1991
51-52Leadership Development Conference (4 folders)1993
52Personal Development Planning1989-1991
52Scholar Development Plan1990
52Personal Development Survey1990-1991
Publications
52"Brothers and Sisters: A Different Perspective," "The Visionary" 1988-1993
52"Perspectives"1989
52"Scholar Update"/Scholar Newsletter1990-1995
Documentation Project
52Working Files and Draft1989
52Final Version1989
52Draft1990
Recruitment
52Class of 19881988-1991
52Class of 19891989-1991
52Class of 19901990-1991
52Class of 19911991
52Class of 19921992
52Class of 19931993-1994
52Class of 19951995
52Selection Process1988-1992
52Academic Progress Reports1988-1993
52Inactive Scholars1988-1993
52Student Recruitment1988-1995
52The Hispanic Issue1989-1992
52Scholar Vignettes1990
52Correspondence with Educators1990-1991
52Scholar Lists1990, 1995
52Recruitment of Black Males1991
52Scholar Recommendations1991-1992
52Scholar Profiles1991-1994
Student Services
52Scholar Directories1988-1995
52Policies and Procedures1989
52Scholar Participation and Performance Policies1989
52Student Services Operations Manual1989
52Information Package for Staff, Scholars1989-1990
52Scholar Handbooks1989, 1992
52Blank Application Forms1989-1995
Other Educational Programs
52Academic Support Program1993-1995
52Adult Computer Training Curriculum1983-1990
52Adult Computer Training (3 folders)1986-1990
52Adult Computer Programs1987
52After School Academic Enhancement Program (5 folders)1986-1991
52Algebra Centered Enrichment Monthly Program Report1990-1991
52Algebra Project (4 folders)1987-1990
53Algebra Summer Camp (6 folders)1991-1993
53Boston Youth Development Project monthly reports (2 folders)1988-1990 
53Burke Collaborative (10 folders)1979-1985 
53Design development1979
53Project co-ordinator search1980
53Computer Bus Program (3 folders)1986-1989
53Computers, Technology and Issues of Equity Conference1985
53Digital Electronic Settlement House1986
53Digital Minority and Women's Tuition Scholarship Program1991
53Digital Science and Engineering program (12 folders)1977-1988
Education and Technology Unit 
53Memorandums1987-1988
53Planning1987, 1989
53Reports (3 folders)1987-1995
53ESTEEM (Engineering, Science, and Technology to Energize and Expand Young Minds) Summer Program (4 folders)1994-1995
53Explorations Summer Program (3 folders)1978-1991
53Freedom House Summer Camp1994 
53Harrington Academy1991
53Gang and Drug Deterrent Project1990-1991, 1993
53I Have a Dream Program (2 folders)1986, 1989-1991
54Massachusetts Bay Summer Program(2 folders)1989-1990
54Middle and High School Programs Monthly Reports 1993-1995
54R.I.S.E. (Reaching Inwardly for Student Enlightenment) Teen Club (3 folders)1988-1989 
54Saturday Enrichment Program (STEP) (3 folders)1993-1995
54School Re-Entry Planning Program for Adult Students1987-1989
54Student Exchange Program1985-1986
54Summer Academy (2 folders)1989-1990
54Summer Computer Camp (2 folders)1983-1985
54Summer Computer Camp Program1986
54Summer Computer Instructional Program (2 folders)1987, 1989
54Tutoring Program Monthly Program Reports1989 
E. Career Development
54Polaroid minority directoryn.d. 
54Massachusetts Committee for Jobs Unlimited1961-1962
54New England Telephone and Telegraph Co.1964-1969
54New England Telephone Computer Operator Training Program (2 folders)1967-1968
54New England Telephone Urban Orientation seminar1969
54Job Day (4 folders)1964-1965
54Committee on hiring practices of local businesses1964-1966
54Sheraton Corporation Employment Days (2 folders)1965
54Special Office Training Program for Women1965
54Job Opportunity Clinic1966
54Construction Career Day1968
54Liberty Mutual Keypunch Center1968-1971
54Police recruitment1969-1970
54Avco, Inc.1968-1971
54United Carr Fastener1968-1969
54Boston Summer Job Program1975
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4. Issues, n.d., 1943-1992
Volume:2.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Arranged in chronological order.
Summary:

Series IV. Issues includes materials created by individuals and organizations not directly involved with Freedom House, but the materials relate to the programs sponsored by Freedom House.  The records are arranged in chronological order and include brochures, publications, unpublished articles, reports and studies, speeches, proceedings, proposals, bibliographies, and historical resources listings.  The issues covered relate to a variety of local and national topics and include racism and anti-Semitism, civil rights, urban renewal, desegregation, and community services.
BoxTitleDate
55Black Codesn.d.
55Black Musician conferencen.d.
55Black Professionals – City of Bostonn.d.
55Negro Inventors before 1900/Filmsn.d.
55New England Civil Rights Conferencen.d.
55World War II/American Democracy Propagandaca. 1940s
55Race relations1943, 1947, 1959, 1963
55Racism, bigotry, and discrimination/Anti-Racism propaganda1945-1959, 1967, 1969
55Residential Segregation and Integrated Housing1945-1967
55Civil Rights1947-1959, 1967, 1969
55Minority Housing and Public Housing1947-1955, 1965
55"Children's Playgrounds in Boston" – City Planning Board1948
55"Do Plans Meet Needs?: A review of youth agencies and settlement houses" – Greater Boston Community Council1948
55Fair Employment and Labor1948-1951
55Community relations1948-1953
55"Greater Boston Community Survey: Report on Recreation and Group Work Services"1949
55Vocational Education - Boston Public School1949-1951
55"What Kind of Neighbors?: A Survey of Attitudes Toward Non-Segregation in Boston's South End and Roxbury"1950
55"Negro Residential Segregation in Boston"1950
55Political campaign – Bostonca. 1950-1960s
55Report of the Rehabilitation Committee of the New Boston Committee1952
55Boston urban renewal publications1952-1959
55South End Announcer1951
55"Capital Improvement Program, 1953-1958," Boston City Planning Board1953
55Civil Liberties1953, 1964
55"The Middle Income Negro Family Faces Urban Renewal"1964
55School integration issues across the nation1954-1966
55Wellesley study report on transition in Roxbury under Goodman1955
55"Over the Bridge," Robert Morgan – Housing in Roxburyca. 1955
55"A Study of Negro Housing in Boston... in 1954" – The Urban League/Boston Housing Authority (BHA)1955
55"Boston's Recreation Needs – summary report"1955
55"Boston's Recreation Needs"1955
55"The Montgomery Story"ca. 1956
55"1956-1961 Capital Improvement Program," Boston City Planning Board1956
55"Comments Urban Redevelopment and Urban Renewal," State Housing Board1956
55"Urban Renewal: Sound Risk for America's Cities," James E. Lash1957
55"Urban Renewal: Investment in Your Future," Roy W. Johnson1957
55"Audit of Equality," Human Relations Center1958
55"Proposed Government Center," City Planning Board1958
55"Current Unemployment Trends and the Negro Wage Earner In Boston," Urban League 1958
55"The Negro in Boston: Employment and Economic Status," Urban League1958
55"A Proposal for Relocation (Roxbury)," Richard W. Hale1959
55"Negro Migration and Adjustment in Boston," Morton Rubin1959
55"Organizations in Renewal," ACTION, Inc.1959
55"The Changing Status of Racial Groups," Robert Weaver1960
55"Report on Urban Renewal Activities in Massachusetts," State Housing Board1960
55Black Jewish relationsca. 1960s
55"The International Attitude of the Negro Elites," Massachusetts Institute of Technologyca. 1960s
55Boston Urban renewal publications, Boston Redevelopment Authority1960-1962
55"The Family Recruitment Project 1960-1962"1962
55Federal urban renewal publicationca. 1960s
55The New South1961-1963
55"The Negro in Boston," Action Boston Community Development1961
55"Urban Renewal in Boston," Morton Rubin1961
55"Questionnaire on race, housing and neighborhood adjustment," Morton Rubinca. 1961
55A study on the education of Negroes in the North and West1961
55"Blacks in the Civil War," J.A. Rogers1961
55"What Relocation Means to You," United Community Services1962
55"GNRP in Transition"/"Problems and Solutions," United Community Services1962
55"The Negro in Boston," George Forsythe1962
55"Script re Roxbury urban renewal"ca. 1962
55"An Open Door to Integrated Housing in Metropolitan Boston"ca. 1962
55"Boston on the Move 1960 1965 1970"ca. 1962
55"Speech on urban renewal," Mitchell Sviridoff, New Haven1962
55"Situation of Non-White Families in Boston's Urban Renewal Program," Urban League1962
55"The Challenge of Jobless Youth," President's Committee on Youth Employmentca. 1963
55"The Negro in Boston," Jean Burg1963
55"Boston Youth Opportunities Project," Action Boston Community Development1963
55Governor's Advisory Sub-committee on Civil Rights and Education1963
55The Halper Ad Case1963
55Letter to Mayer Collins re defacto segregation (Pinderhughes letter)1963
55March on Washington for civil rights1963
55Ku Klux Klan1963
55"Washington Park: A Neighborhood on the Upgrade," Mayor John F. Collins1963
55"Proposal for an Action for an Action-Study of Social Problems in Grove Hall," Roxbury Community College/Action Boston Community Development1963
55"Proposal for Multi-functional Service Agency," Boston Redevelopment Authority1963
55"Report on Massachusetts: Housing in Boston"1963
56Paul Benzaquin radio broadcasts – "Fiery Diary"1963-1964
56"Castle Square Residential Relocation Final Report"1963-1964
56Greater Boston Conference on Equal Opportunity in Housing1964
56New England Rally for God, Family, and Country1964
56"Report on Related Services to Roxbury District Court," William Curranca. 1964
56Voter registration1964-1976
56Bibliographies on black history1965-1970
56"Resolution Establishing Policies and Standards re occupancy of federally aided developments" – Boston Housing Authority (BHA)1965
56Community Lecture Series, "The Negro in American Society"1966
56"Pumpkins, Magnet and Urban Renewal: An Exercise in Urban Research," Kenneth Platt1966
56Madison Park High School critique and response1966
56White House Conference, "To Fulfill These Rights"1966
56Speech by Bill Russell at Freedom graduation1966
56"A Statement on Negroes and the Open Society," Edward Brooke1966
56"Speak Your Piece," WGBH proposal1966
56Boston Neighborhood Service Project – Action Boston Community Development1967
56"The Night of June 2: A Report on Roxbury"1967
56Recommendations to the Mayor on Civil Disorders in Bostonca. 1967
56Washington Park progress report – Boston Redevelopment Authority for Bay State Banner1967
56"The BRA's Washington Park: Safe for the Middle Class"1967
56"The Washington Park Story: A Community Prepares for Renewal"ca. 1967
56Abstract and History of Studies Relevant to Poverty in Boston – Action Boston Community Development1967
56"Urban Renewal's Effect on Low Income Housing in Boston," Urban Planning Aid1967
56South End Family Relocation Program 1968
56"Fair Sharing," Edward Logue speech1968
56"The City Is The People," Kevin White's inaugural address1968
56"A Plan for Educational Programs and New Schools in the Model City Area"1969
56"Black and White in Boston," United Community Services1968
56"An Advocate of Black Power Defines It," Charles Hamiltonca. 1969
56Black Education conference1970
56"Urban Renewal in Washington Park and Madison Park," G. Brumm1970
56Police/Community relations1970
56"Boston Council of Churches and Boston in Urban Renewal"1970
56New England Conference on the Freedom Budgetca. 1970s
56"Desegregation Planning and Educational Equity," by Ronald Edmonds, Charles Cheng, Robert Newbyca. 1970s
56"The Involvement of the Poor and the Indigenous on Boards..."ca. 1970s
56"The Quality of Justice in the Lower Criminal Courts of Metropolitan Boston," Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights under Law/ Boston Urban Areas Project1970
56"Boston's Spanish Speaking Cry Socorro!"1971
56"Racism in America and How to Combat It"1970
56"Patterns of Social Service in the City of Boston," Action Boston Community Development1971
56Boston Public Schools dropout statistics1971-1976
56Boston Plan1971-1978
56"Equal Opportunity Pool," Financial aid gap in Massachusetts by Peter Edelman1974
56"Integrated Neighborhood and Integrated Education"1974
56"Minority Experience: The Need for Bold Initiatives," Ed Brook1974
56Black Women in Boston's History"1975
56National Student Conference Against Racism1975
56Mel King editorial re Black Takeover1976
56Annual Convocation in Memory of Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr.1977
56Boston Public Elementary Schools – space inadequacy report1980
56Census material1980, 1990
56"A Nation At Risk"1983
56Project to Combat Racial Violenceca. 1983
56Black in the Newsroom1983
56Speeches by Jesse Jackson1983-1984
56"The Truth Shall Set You Free: The Black Educational Traditional"1984
56"High Technology and Higher Education: Some Concerns of the Black Community"1984
56"History of Blacks in Boston"1984
56Educating to Diversity1985
56Eyes on the Prize Advisory Board and Friends1985
56Dudley Square Economic Development Poll – Boston Redevelopment Authority1985
56Adolescent Mothers (Dissertation)1986
56Blueprint for Action II ( The National Conference on Educating Black Children)1987
56"Young Unwed Fathers: Research, Review, Policy Dilemmas"1987
56"Cultural Attitudes of American Blacks Toward Teenage Pregnancy and Parenthood" (Dissertation)1990
56Leadership Conference1990
56Role of the Media in Racial Stereotyping1990
56"Understanding the Nature of Poverty in Urban America: A Review of Selected Issues and Questions," Trotter Institute1992
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Series:

5. Outside Organizations, n.d., 1941-1994
Volume:4.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.
Summary:

Series V. Outside Organizations includes materials created by organizations that did not have a significant working relationship with Freedom House or the Snowdens.  The majority of these organizations are grassroots community organizations in Roxbury and greater Boston, but the files also document some national organizations and the Boston branches of national organizations.  For the most part, the files do not include significant information, but provide a broad picture of the existence of community organizations at the time. Organizations include Black Panther Party, Malcolm X Community Information Center, Blacks Helping Blacks, Boston Black United Front, Coalition of 100 Black Women, Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), N.A.A.C.P., New England Grass Roots Organization (N.E.G.R.O.), Operation B.L.A.C.K., Wednesdays in Mississippi, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC), and Urban League.  The files include correspondence, statements, brochures, public relations materials, and notices of events.  Files are arranged alphabetically by organization and may provide the only existing documentation of these organizations. General correspondence may also include correspondence from these and other community organizations.
BoxTitleDate
57Organization lists – Generalca. 1950s
57Action MA Committee for a Responsible Society1984
57Ad hoc committee re human rights institute for government officials1965
57Adolescent and Child Life Center1988
57Adopt-A-Student Foundation1990
57Advisory Council on Housing, Boston, MA1964
57Advocacy Center for Older Women Workers1989
57African American Federation1994
57African Caravann.d.
57Aid to Incarcerated Mothers1986
57All Saints Lutheran Churchn.d.
57Alliance for Coordinated Service, Inc.1975
57Alliance Francaise1983
57Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority1943
57Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternityca. 1949
57American Buddhist Center, Inc.1970
57American Council on Race Relations1948-1950
57American Council to Improve Our Neighborhoods (ACTION)1955-1957
57American Friends Service Committee, Inc.1953-1975
57American Future Reflection on All Men (AFRAM)n.d.
57American Jewish Committee (3 folders)n.d., 1951-1962
57American Jewish Congress1965-1968, 1974
57American Veterans Committee ca. 1940s
57Appreciate Americaca. 1940s
57Aristo Club of Boston1961
57Association of Community Workers1968
57Aswalos House1974
57Aurora (4 folders)1990-1993
57Bay State Bannern.d.
57Bay State Women's Political Club1953
57Beacon Hill Update1981
57Black Big Brother Alliance1968-1970
57Black Church Project1995
57Black Community Anti-Apartheid Task Forcen.d.
57Black Economic Development Association1969
57Black Men – 20001988
57Black Men's Brotherhood of Bostonn.d.
57Black Muslims1962
57Black Panther Party, Malcolm X Community Information Centern.d., 1969-1970
57Black People's Topographical Research Centern.d.
57Black Political Task Force1992
57Black Student Federation1969
57Black Student Union of Bostonn.d.
57Blacks Helping Blacks, Inc.1968-1969
57Blue Hill Christian Center, Inc.1965-1966
57B'nai B'rith (Anti-Defamation League) (2 folders)1947-1968, 1992-1993
57Boston 200 – Women's Festival1974
57Boston Action Groupn.d.
57Boston African Liberation Day Committeeca. 1970s
57Boston Alliance Against Racist and Political Repressionn.d.
57Boston and Vicinity Club of the Negro Business and Professional Women's Club1990
57Boston Area Congress for Tenants Rights1970
57Boston Association for Nursery Education1963
57Boston Black Housing Coalitionn.d.
57Boston United Front (3 folders)Ca. 1960s-1972
57Boston Campaign for Political Rights1981
57Boston Coalition for the Liberation of Southern Africa (BCLSA)1980
57Boston Committee, Inc.1980-1983
57Boston Conference on Religion and Racen.d.
57Boston Consulate of the Republic of New Africa1969
57Boston Indian Council1981
57Boston Legal Assistance Project1971
57Boston Negro Artists Association1970
57Boston People's Organization, Anti-Racist Violence Committee1980
57Boston Sickle Cell Center1973
57Boston Urban Coalition1968
57Cambridge Black Liberation Frontn.d.
57Cambridge Co-Ed Council1952
57Caribbean Foundation of Boston, Inc.1973
57Casa Myrna Vasquez1980-1981
57Catholic Interracial Council of Boston, Inc.1941-1968
57Center for Women in Politics and Public Policy1994
57Central Boston Elder Services1984-1985
57Charles St. African Methodist Episcopal Churchn.d.
57Chinese-American Civic Association/Chinese Community Health Project Task Forceca. 1970s
57Christian Action Movementn.d.
57Citizens Committee for Constitutional Liberties: New York City1963
57Citizens for Participation in Political Action1974, 1976
57Citizens for the Boston Schools1966
57Citizens Housing and Planning Association of Metropolitan Boston1970
57City of New York Commission on Intergroup Relations (2 folders)1958-1962
57City Mission Society (2 folders)1987-1993
58Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts1948-1965
58Clique Club1952-1958, 1963
58Coalition of 100 Black Women1979, 1991
58Colored Charitable Health Association1952-1953
58Committee on the Ghetton.d.
58Commonwealth Service Corps Study Commissionn.d.
58Community Action Committee1972
58Community Aides, Inc.1960
58Community Church of Boston1950-1953
58Community Crime Commission1971
58Community Recreation Service of Boston1951
58Community University Center for Inner-City Change1970
58Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts1990
58Concerned Citizens for a Quality Childcare1979
58Concerts in Black and White1976
58Congress of Racial Equality (CORE)1960-1966
58Conscience Economic Development, Inc.1982
58Contractors Association of Boston, Inc.ca. 1970s
58Debutante Cotillion Committee1967
58De-icersn.d.
58Del Morocco Girls Club1951
58Dennis Brutus Defense Committee1983
58Dorchester Area Planning Council1989-1990
58Dorchester Mental Health Center Association1959
58Dudley Home and School Association1966
58Ecumenical Center1960-1971
58Elizabeth Peabody Homeca. 1946
58Elma Lewis School of Fine Arts1950
58Emergency Public Integration Committee1960
58Employment and Economic Policy Administration1979
58Encampment for Citizenship1952-1968
58Equal Rights League1959
58Exodus Building Fund1968
58Extended Family Institute, Inc. Boston Chapter 1973-1982
58Family Service Association of Greater Boston (2 folders)1954, 1976-1977
58Family Society of Greater Boston1951-1952
58F.I.R.S.T., Inc. Drug Rehabilitation Centers1971
58Focus in Depth1966-1967
58Ford Hall Forum1982-1983
58Forest Neighborhood House1951
58Fort Hill Chapter of the Massachusetts Association for Mental Health, Inc.1972
58Fort Hill Social Club1972
58Forum 1983
58Frances Sweeney Committee (The Boston City Report)1950-1951
58Franklin Park Coalition1979
58Freedom Industries, Inc.1968-1970
58Girl Friends, Inc.1950, 1953
58Good Neighbors Association, Inc of Dorchester, Mattapan, and Hyde Parkn.d., 1944
58Gray Panthers of Greater Bostonca. 1980s
58Greater Boston Association of Black Psychologists1974
58Greater Boston Association of Black Social Workers1971
58Greater Boston Civil Rights Coalition1983-1984
58Greater Boston Committee to Free Angela Davis1971
58Greater Boston Community Council1947
58Greater Boston Federation of Fair Housing Practices Committees1960-1961
58Greater Boston Housewives League, Inc.n.d.
58Greater Boston Young Adult Council1950-1957
58Greater Roxbury Development Corporation1979-1981
58Guardsmen, Inc. Boston Chapter1964
58HABCO, Inc.n.d.
58Hecht House1948
58Household Nursing Associationn.d.
58Housing Association of Metropolitan Boston1955-1956
58Housing Innovations, Inc.1966-1967
58Inter-African Community Development Exchange1991
58Interfaith Action at the Grass Roots1970
58International Institute of Boston1966-1967
58Jamaican Associates1963
58Japanese American Citizens League1947-1948
58Jewish Community Council of Metropolitan Boston1955-1967
58Jewish Labor Committee1967
58Job Opportunity Center1978
58Jobs Clearinghouse, Inc.n.d.
58Joint Center for Political Studies1973
58Justice George Lewis Ruffin Society1985
58Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity1952
58Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority1953
58Latino Democratic Committee of the Massachusetts Democratic Partyca. 1988
58League of Women Voters of Boston (3 folders)1959-1970
58Lena Park Community Development Corporation1985-1989
58Linkage: Newsletter1988-1990
58Malik El Hakim Defense Fund1971
58Mass Agenda1973
58Massachusetts Association of Afro-American Police Officers, Inc.1985
58Massachusetts Black Assembly1973
58Massachusetts Black Legislative Caucus1984
58Massachusetts Citizens Committee on Civil Rights: Conference on Civil Rights1948
58Massachusetts Citizens Political Action Committee1946
58Massachusetts Coalition for Divestment from South Africa1982
58Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination1950-1951, 1961-1968, 1974
58Massachusetts Committee Catholics, Protestants and Jews1946-1957, 1971
58Massachusetts Conference of Social Work1953
58Massachusetts Council of Protestant Church Women1948
58Massachusetts Council on Narcotic & Drug Use, Inc.1966
58Massachusetts Freedom Movement/Community Voter Registration1964
58Massachusetts Political Action for Peace1967
58Massachusetts Welfare Rights Organization/ National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO)1969
58Massachusetts Women of Color Organization1984
58Mattapan Organization1967
58Medgar Evers Fund, Inc.1970
58Menorah Alumni Association (Menorah Beacon)1953
58Metropolitan Planning Project1974
58Minority Business Assistance Council1984-1985
58Mobilization for Justice and Peace1987
58Montessori Family Center (Roxbury)1966-1967
58Museum of Afro-American Ethnohistory, Inc.ca. 1970s
58Museum of Afro-American History (African Meeting House)1974-1988
58Natick Committee on Homes for Minority Groups1957
59National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) (2 folders)1950-1986, 1990
FF1-D1Postern.d.
77Panorama photon.d.
59NAACP, N.Y.1954-1960
59National Association of Colored Women's Clubsca. 1962
59National Association of Intergroup Relations (6 folders)1950-1969
59National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs1965-1966
59National Black United Fund Conference1979
59National Center of Afro-American Artists, Elma Lewis1972-1990
59National Conference of Christians and Jews1947-1981
59National Caucus and Center on Black Aged (Boston Chapter)1984
59National Jewish Welfare Boardca. 1940s
59National Urban Coalition1976
59Negro History Week Committee of Greater Boston1968
59Neighborhood Service Projectn.d.
59New England Afro-Times (NEAT)1989
59New England Circle1989-1992
59New England Community Development Corporationca. 1970s
59New England Grass Roots Organization (N.E.G.R.O.)1966-1968
59Norfolk House Centre1963
59Northeastern Afro-American Institute1968-1970
59Northeastern Federation of Women's Clubs1958, 1960
59Northern Student Movement1961
59Older Women's League – Greater Boston Chapter1980-1987
59Omega Psi Phi Fraternity1951-1953
59Operation B.L.A.C.K.1968
59Operation Stopn.d.
59Opportunities Industrialization Centers of Greater Boston (OIC)1966-1970
59Peace Work1985
59People's South End Newsca. 1960s
59Planned Parenthood News1947-1948, 1951
59Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, Roxbury – newsletter1965
59Polaroid Workers Revolutionary Movement1970
59Prisoner's Peaceful Movement Committeen.d.
59Professional and Business Men's Club, Inc./Boston1950
59Progressive Labor Party1970
59Project FATE (Focusing Attitudes Towards Empowerment)1991
59Project Interaction1974
59Project Mattapan1989
59Push for Excellence, Inc./Rev. Jesse Jackson1975
59Q-Ettesn.d.
59Rabbinical Association of Greater Boston1951
59Racial Justice Committee1991
59Robert Gould Shaw House, Inc.1948
59Roxbury Action Program1970-1974
59Roxbury Area Day Care Facilities1971
59Roxbury Associatesn.d.
59Roxbury Business Association1969
59Roxbury Businessmen's Development Corporation1969-1972
59Roxbury Chamber of Commerce1960
59Roxbury Community Council, Inc.1966
59Roxbury Community Works Project1961
59Roxbury Comprehensive Community Health Centern.d.
59Roxbury Court Clinic1981
59Roxbury Federation of Neighborhood Centers1965-1972
59Roxbury First, Inc.1981
59Roxbury Historical Society1981
59Roxbury Inter-Agency Council on Teen Agers1955, 1961-1962
59Roxbury Library Committee1966-1968
59Roxbury Medical/Technical Institute1971-1973
59Roxbury Multi-Service Center (3 folders)1964-1987
59Roxbury Neighborhood Employment Center1971
59Roxbury People's Movement1967
59Roxbury Youth Training and Employment Program1964
59S.A.S.S.I. (Street Academy Systems of Springfield)1971
59School Age Child Care Center Project1987-1989
59Smart Set Club of Boston1950, 1957
59SNAP/Boston1973
59Solomon Carter Fuller Mental Health Center1975
59South End Music Centre1968
59South End/Roxbury Christian Institute1966
59Southern Christian Leadership Conference1965, 1969-1972
59Southwest Corridor Land Development Coalition1974
60Sportsmen's Tennis Club1969
60St. Cyprian's Church Bulletin1952-1954
60Stars for Freedom1967
60Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC)/Boston Friends1964-1968
60Temple Mishkan Tefila1953
60Third Order of Saint Francis New England Regional Office – race relationsn.d.
60Third World Women's Committee for International Women's Day1975
60Understanding (Citizens for a Better)n.d.
60Unitarian Service Committee1948
60United Black Appeal1971, 1973
60United Black Protective Parents1976
60United Citizens Association, Inc.1969-1970
60United Committee to End Discrimination1950
60United Community Construction Workers1971
60United Nations Association of Greater Boston1965
60United Negro College Fund1947, 1981
60United Service Organizations, Inc. New England Regional Office1961
60United South End Settlements1961, 1967
60United War Mothers of American.d.
60Unity1991
60Unity Bank and Trust Company/Black Family Fund1971
60Urban College of Roxbury1970
60Urban League (2 folders)1947-1970, 1980, 1990
60Urban School Boston, MAn.d.
60Violence Prevention Clubca. 1980s
60War Resisters League1954
60Wednesday in Mississippi - Boston Project1966
60West Indian Immigration Board1973
60WIRE Service Women's Van1981
60Women in Community Service1981-1982
60Women in Politics (WIPS)1974
60Women, Inc.n.d.
60Women's Service Club1966, 1973
60Young Men's Hebrew Association (YMHA)1949-1952, 1964
60Youth Activities Commission (YAC)1974
60Youth Co-Educational School of Music for Underprivileged Children1967
60Youth, Inc. (Dorchester)n.d.
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Series:

6. Photographs and Videos, n.d., ca. 1940s-1990s
Volume:19.00 cubic ft.
Arrangement:

Arranged topically.
Summary:

Series VI. Photographs and Videos document Freedom House programs and events. Prior to the 1970s, photographs are black and white and often taken by professional photographers (including Irene Shwachman), who were hired by Freedom House, the press, or the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA).  Beginning in the 1980s, activities are less thoroughly documented.  Those activities that are documented are documented by color snapshots and Polaroids.  Researchers should note that personal photographs of Muriel and Otto Snowden are in M17 Muriel S. and Otto P. Snowden Papers.   Photographs are arranged topically and document the programs and activities in Series I - IV.  Topics include the Freedom House building and reconstruction (including the fire of 1960); portraits of individuals (Snowdens; Board members; community members such as Melnea Cass; program speakers and organizers including Jacqueline Kennedy; politicians including Edward Brooke, Edward Kennedy, Gov. Frank Sargent, and Adlai Stevenson); Board of Directors and annual meetings; program events, and anniversary celebrations and award ceremonies (including receptions for Martin Luther King and John F. Kennedy); Play School and children's groups, youth groups, and educational programs; fund-raising events (Ebony Fashion Fair and celebrity performers including Marion Anderson, Nina Simone, Cab Calloway, and Nancy Wilson); events of outside organizations held at Freedom House; and urban renewal meetings, and Boston Redevelopment Authority building and renovation projects that involved Freedom House.  In addition, a series of property photographs taken by the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) prior to demolition renovation in the Roxbury, Huntington Avenue, South End, and Fenway areas were transferred to Freedom House by a staff member who interfiled these with the Freedom House photographs.  Photographs taken by Irene Shwachman and the Boston Redevelopment Authority have reproduction restrictions.  For further information, consult the University Archivist (the Irene Shwachman Archive is located at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona; the Boston Redevelopment Authority archives is located at the Boston City Archives in Reedville, Massachusetts). Video topics include 1974 history of Freedom House by Karl Nurse, the Ralph Bunche Oratorical Contest, and Goldenaires events.
BoxTitleDate
Freedom House Buildings
61151 Humbolt Avenue1949-1952
61489 Warren Street: Potential Location1951
14 Crawford Street
61Exterior1949-1951
61Interior1952, 1956
61Fire Damage: Exterior (2 folders)1960
61Fire Damage: Interior1960
61Renovation1960
61Exterior1964-1966
61Exterior (Color)1961, 1985, 1987
61Exterior and Interior (Contact Sheets)n.d., 1961
Directors, Board, Staff, and Other Individuals
61Muriel Snowden: Portraitsn.d., 1985
61Otto Snowden: Portraitsn.d., 1985
61Muriel and Otto Snowdenn.d., 1967, 1981, 1985
61Juanita Wade, Freedom House Director: Portraitn.d., 1992
61Board of Directors1951-1988
61Board Members1953-1988
61Herb Tucker Swearing-In1973
62Staff and Board Members1972-1985
62Staff Christmas Partiesn.d., 1970s
62Ken Haskins's Good-Bye Partyn.d.
62Barbara Dawson Receptionn.d.
Events
62Unidentifiedn.d.
62Events / Meetings1950s
62Annual Meeting1952
62Dedication / Open House1952
62Opening1957
62Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Reception1958
62Award Ceremonies and Testimonials1958-1984
6210th Anniversary1959
62Annual Meeting1960
62Events / Meetings1960s
62Rededication / Annual Meeting1961
62Annual Meeting1962
62Annual Meeting1965, 1979
6220th Anniversary (2 folders)1969
6320th Anniversary (3 folders)1969
63Annual Meeting1970
63Events / Meetings1970s
63Annual Meeting1971
63, FF5/D225th Anniversary (5 folders)1974
63Annual Meeting1977
63Board Retreat1979
63Senator Edward Kennedy's Visit to the Snowden's Homeca. 1980
63College Presidents' Reception1982
63Annual Meeting1982
64Annual Meeting1983
64Snowden's Retirement1984
64Board Meeting1985
64Senator Al Gore's Visit to Freedom House and St. Francis School1987
64Annual Meeting (2 folders)1988
6440th Anniversary1988
64Annual Meeting1989
64Annual Meeting1991
Events, Fundraising
64Women's Committee1960s
64Membership Drives1950-1954, 1960
64Check Presentationsn.d., 1950, 1990
64Marian Anderson Concert1951
64Benefits1950-1952
64Ebony Fashion Fair: Jackie Kennedy (2 folders)1958
65Ebony Fashion Fair1959
65Ebony Fashion Fair1960
65Ebony Fashion Fair1961
65Ebony Fashion Fair1962
65Ebony Fashion Fair (2 Folders)1963
65Showcase of the Stars1964
65Showcase – Joe Williams1966
65Showcase – Nina Simone1967
65Showcase – Three Degrees1968
65Showcase – Nancy Williams1969
65Showcase – Arthur Prysock1970
65Showcase and Awards – Three Degrees1971
65Showcase – Commodores1972
65Showcase – Cab and Chris Calloway1973
66National Conference of Christians and Jews1951-1963
66Conference on Public Education1981
66Liberty Mutual Keypunch Trainingca. 1960
66Logue for Mayor1967
66Massachusetts Legislative Black Caucus1977
66NAACP Events1957-1971
66Outside Organizations Events: Leaving for Selma Marchca. 1950, 1960
66Golf Tournament1992
66Golf Tournament1993
66Golf Tournament1994
66Fashion Show1993
66City Missionary Society Case Aid Program1992
66National Council on Agingn.d.
66Conference of Citizen Involvement – Houston, TX1976
66Coordinated Social Services Council (CSSC) Meeting with Superintendent of Boston Schools, Robert Wood1979
66Economic Education Seminar1982
66Eastern Airlines Reception1976
66Franklin Park – Kite Day1977
66Walton Opel / Buick Reception at Bay Club1977
66News Media Conference – Dublin, NHn.d.
66Outside Organization Events1970-1990s
67International Tea1956
67International Tea1957
67International Tea1960
67Coffee Hourn.d., 1955, 1958
67Coffee Hour (2 folders)1960
67Job Days1964-1981
67New England Telephone Trainees1967
67Police Recruitment1967,1985
67Science/Engineering Luncheon1977-1978
67Adult Computer Literacyn.d.
67French River Computer Training1980s
Programs: Adult / Goldenaires
68Goldenairesn.d.
68Goldenaires Meeting1971-1972
68Goldenaires – Music at Twilight1974
68Goldenaires and St. Joseph School1970s
68Goldenaires with Mayor White1975
68Goldenaires and Ed Brooke Birthday1972
68Goldenaires Meeting with Kitty Dukakisn.d.
68Goldenaires Barbados Trip1972
68Goldenaires Barbados Trip1973
68Goldenaires n.d., 1980s
68Goldenaires Bazaar1988
68Goldenaires Christmas Partyn.d.
69Photography Class, Anita Allenn.d.
69Photography Class, Vivian Barbern.d.
69Photography Class, Ruth Chambersn.d.
69Photography Class, Theresa Dempseyn.d.
69Photography Class, Rolline Evansn.d.
69Photography Class, Toni Gordonn.d.
69Photography Class, Ruby Guscottn.d.
69Photography Class, Mae Hartfieldn.d.
69Photography Class, Lillian Hollowayn.d.
69Photography Class, Doris Jackson1978
69Photography Class, Dessie Jacksonn.d.
69Photography Class, Charlotte McLaurin1980s
69Photography Class, Georgia Parris1979
69Photography Class, Lottie Ropern.d.
69Photography Class, Mable Shaddockn.d.
69Photography Class, Bernice Stokesn.d.
69Photography Class, Georgianna Sykesn.d.
69 Photography Class, Dorothy Taylorn.d.
69Photography Class, Lula Taylorn.d.
69Photography Class, Roscoe Thomasn.d.
69Photography Class, Edith Tynesn.d.
69Goldenaires Photography Classn.d.
Programs: Youth / Children
70St. Marks Playgroupca. 1948
70Youth Groups1950s
70Playschool1950s-1960s
70Playschool Special Events1956-1974
70Children's Dayca. 1952
70Children's Fashion Showca. 1958
70Jewish Youth Groups1950s
70Youths for International Institute for High School Students1953
70Teenage Girls and Teenage Boys New Years Eve1953
70Teenage Boys (TABS) Brotherhood Breakfast1953
70 Teenage Boys (TABS) Conference1953-1954
70Roxbury Youth Council1953-1954
70Rock and Roll Conference / Triangle Club1956-1957
70Youth1960s-1980s
Programs: Travel Study / Research
71Travel Study: American Institute for Foreign Study1969-1971
71Travel Study1971, 1973
71Travel Study1974-1975
71Travel Study1976-1977
71Travel Study1978
71Travel Study1979-1980
71Travel Study Trip Photosn.d.
71Exploration1985
71Secondary School Admission Test Exams and Educational Programs1965, 1976
71REACHn.d.
71REACH Scholars (2 Folders)1992
71REACH Scholars1993
Urban Renewal
72Unidentiifedn.d.
72Presentation of Boston Redevelopment Authority Map1961
72Meetings with Mayor Collins1962-1963
72Urban Renewal Meetings1958-1965
72Citizens' Urban Renewal Action Committee (CURAC) Meetings1962-1966
72American Society of Planning Officials (ASPO) Meeting1964
72Cleanup Projects1950-1960
72Cleanup Projects 1960s
72Cleanup Tot Lots1950s
72Cleanup Tot Lots1960s
72Cleanup Projects – Negatives1950s, 1960s
72Roxbury Garden Project1960
72Blight – Unidentified Location1950s, 1960s
73Roxbury Work Study Project Tutorial1965-1966
73Roxbury Work Study Project – House Painting1966
73Roxbury Work Study Project Tutorial1965-1966
74Pilot House Opening1965
74Pilot House – Interior Beforen.d.
74Pilot House – Exterior Beforen.d.
74Pilot House Renovation1965
74Pilot House – Interior After1965
74Pilot House – Exterior After1965
74Building Projects – Unidentified1967-1969
74Marksdale Gardens1963-1964
74Charlame I1964
74Charlame II1966
74Roxse House1970
74Hilton Terrace/Phalanx Homes1967
74St. Joseph Cooperative Homes1967-1969
74Council Tower Elderly Housingn.d.
74Walnut Park Tower for the Elderly1967-1968
74Building Projects – Humbolt Avenue School1967
74YMCA – Roxburyn.d.
74Roxbury Boys Clubn.d.
74Trotter School1968
74Whittier Streetn.d.
74Academy Homesca. 1965
74Camfield Gardens1970
74Union Methodist Homes1970
74Boston Infill Housingn.d.
74Brunswick Gardens – FH Meeting (2 folders)1971
74Brunswick Gardens – Agreement1971
75Unidentified Locations1959-1963
75Unidentified Locations – Slidesn.d.
75Aerial1960s
75Locations – A1962-1968
75Locations – B1960-1963
75Locations – C1960-1970
75Locations – Fn.d.
75Locations – D,E1958-1960
75Locations – G1963
75Locations – H (2 folders)1962-1970
76Locations – Huntington Avenue1963
76Locations – Kn.d.
76Locations – L 1963-1968
76Locations – Mca. 1962-1963
76Locations – N-P1959-1963
76Locations – R1959-1965
76Locations – S1962-1963
76Locations – T1958-1970
76Locations – W1959-1970
76Locations – W1961-1970
77REACH Portraits: Oversize n.d.
77Adult / Goldenaires Oversizen.d.
77REACH: Oversizen.d.
77Buildings: Oversizen.d.
77Directors, Board, etc.: Oversizen.d.
77Buildings: Oversizen.d.
77Fundraising Events: Ebony Fashion Fair - Oversizen.d.
77Outside Events: Oversizen.d.
77Youth / Children: Oversizen.d.
77Urban Renewal: Oversizen.d.
Video Tapes
79History of Freedom House by Karl Nurse, in ¾ and ½" video tape1974
80"Visions," Kathy Thomas on Freedom House programs, Channel 561989 Mar 12
80Ralph Bunch Oratorical Contest finals, Kathy Thomas at Emerson College1989 Mar
80Project REACH promotional video1991 Aug 8
80Goldenaire Talk Show, The Answer Channel1993 Nov 1
Magnetic Reel
80Senator Edward W. Brooke at the Freedom House1974
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