Junius Griffin Scrapbook
Collection — Oversize folder: 1
Scope and Contents
The Junius Griffin Papers consist of a scrapbook containing the 13-part series entitled "The Deepening Crisis" that was sent to the nominating committee for the 1962 Pulitzer Prize in Journalism. The scrapbook contains newsclippings of the 13 articles that appeared in numerous nationally syndicated newspapers between July 28 and August 9, 1963. The articles document the politics of prejudice, religious and educational segregation, the economics of integration, world perceptions of slavery, and the racial inequalities experienced by African-Americans. The Associated Press staff who contributed to "The Deepening Crisis" included Sid Moody, Bernard Gavzer, Relman Morin, George Cornell, Tom Henshaw, Jules Loh, Max Harrelson, and Junius Griffin; they are identified in a photograph on the last page of the scrapbook.
- July 28-August 9, 1963
- Junius Griffin (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The papers are open for research.
Method of Acquisition
The Junius Griffin Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on October 23, 1984 by Junius Griffin.
Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing and the collection was opened to researchers on January 20, 1992.
- Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
- Morin, Relman, 1907-1973
- Rockefeller, Nelson A. (Nelson Aldrich), 1908-1979
- Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-
- X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
- Abolitionists -- United States
- African-Americans -- Civil rights
- African-Americans--Social conditions--To 1964
- Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka
- Ku Klux Klan
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- Racism--United States
- Segregation--United States
- Slavery--United States
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)
- United States--Race relations
- Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz
- Language of description