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Junius Griffin Scrapbook

Identifier: AppMs-0231

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


Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for research.

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Copyright restrictions may apply.


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Method of Acquisition

The Junius Griffin Papers were donated to the Archives of Appalachia on October 23, 1984 by Junius Griffin, accession number 1985-046.

Processing Information

Melissa Garant and Scott Schwartz completed processing and the collection was opened to researchers on January 20, 1992.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives of Appalachia Repository

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