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Gilmore, Robert Wallace

b. 1921 - d. 1988

Robert Wallace Gilmore, a Quaker, was active in peace and civil rights groups from the 1940s through the 1960s. He was an organizer of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (SANE), the Committee for Non-Violent Action, the International Confederation for Peace and Disarmament and the Committee for a Political Settlement in Vietnam. He was executive director of the Manhattan office of the American Friends Service Committee. Gilmore founded the Upland Institute of Crozer Foundation to train leadership for government agencies, social welfare, social action and civil rights groups. The name was changed to the Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Social Change in May 1968. Gilmore served as treasurer of the A. Philip Randolph Institute.

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A. Philip Randolph Institute Minutes

These meeting minutes of the Executive Board of the A. Philip Randolph Institute include discussions on the urgent need for legislative action on the Freedom Budget, a possible theoretical and analytical magazine on the Negro struggle for equality, and celebration of Mr. Randolph's 80th birthday.

Letter from J. R. Coan to Alumni of Turner Theological Seminary

Mr. Coan, acting director of Turner Theological Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center, issued this correspondence to all of Turner Theological Seminary's Alumni. The letter announces the details and record of minutes for the Seminary's Third Annual Founders' Day Convocation.

Letter from President Johnson to Robert W. Gilmore

President Johnson writes Robert Gilmore regarding the "Democratic Action in South Vietnam" statement of the Center for War/Peace Studies. Johnson assures him that the U.S. government shares his concern for the development of democracy in Vietnam.

The A. Philip Randolph Institute

The A. Philip Randolph Institute was organized to mobilize labor, religious and other groups in support of the civil rights movement. Dr. King was a member of the Advisory Board.