Rushing, Fannie Papers

Dates: 1963-2004. Size: 12 linear feet. Accession #2006/03. Chicago Public Library, Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection of Afro-American History and Literature. Fannie Rushing, a professor at Benedictine University, was an early activist in Chicago Friends of SNCC (Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee). Her papers document the civil rights movement in Chicago and the South, and her involvement in human rights work internationally. Included are correspondence, clipping files, programs, manuscripts, photographs and memorabilia. [Unprocessed]