Coalition for Racial Unity Records Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

1368 THL

Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of programs, by-laws, correspondence, membership, minutes, newsletters, articles, and other materials concerning the Coalition for Racial Unity (CRU).

(3 boxes) Last updated 012/09.

Biographical/Historical: The Coalition for Racial Unity was started in the fall of 1990 with the purpose of promoting understanding and bettering interracial relationships. The group plans events to improve racial unity in the Winchester-Frederick County community.

Cite As: Coalition for Racial Unity Records, 1368 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

Minutes 1990-1994, unnumbered, typescript

Minutes 1995-1999, unnumbered, typescript

Minutes 2000-2003, unnumbered, typescript

Minutes 2004-2005, unnumbered, typescript

Treasurer’s Report, unnumbered typescript

Scrapbook, first picnic by Franklin Washington

Box 2

News articles 1988-1991, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 1992, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 1993, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 1994-1995, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 1996-1997-1998, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 1999, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 2000, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 2002-2005, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 2006, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

News articles 2009, unnumbered items, printed

Newsletters 1993-1999, unnumbered items, printed

Newsletters 2000+, unnumbered items, printed

Box 3

Activities, programs, unnumbered items, typescript/printed

Awards—unnumbered items, printed

Board members, unnumbered items, typescript

Bylaws; Constitution, Articles of Incorporation, State Corporation Commission Annual Report, unnumbered pages, typescript

Committees, unnumbered items

Correspondence, unnumbered mixed typescript/newsprint

Correspondence regarding Franklin Washington and son’s case, unnumbered items, typescript

History of organization, 3 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Kirby Day, unnumbered items

Listening Project: North End Community, Nov. 1995, 1 item, typescript, 19 leaves

Markers: John Kirby, unnumbered leaves

Martin Luther King "Walk the Talk" and Lord Fairfax Community College

Membership, unnumbered items

Membership application forms (blank), unnumbered items, typescript

Mission Statement, unnumbered items, typescript (photocopy)

NAACP, unnumbered items

Officers 1993-present, 16 leaves, typescript

Prayer Vigil, 1992-present, unnumbered items, printed

Presidents, unnumbered items, printed (photocopy)

Stationery, unnumbered items, printed

Study Circles, unnumbered items, typescript (photocopy)

Supporting Material, unnumbered pages

Symposium on Race Relations, Nov. 7, 1978, 13 leaves, typescript

Weatherton, Bob ( -1993), first president of Coalition for Racial Unity, unnumbered items, printed

Mapcase 5, drawer 12

Poster – John Kirby Jazz Festival, June 29, 2006