National organization established in 1946 to among other things, "combat all forms of discrimination against ... labor, the Negro people and the Jewish people, and racial, political, religious, and national minorities." The organization folded in 1955 under pressure from the United States Attorney General and the House Un-American Activities Committee, which accused the organization of being subversive
490 items (.7 cu. ft., 4 boxes)
Photographs recording the activities, causes and individuals connected with the Civil Rights Congress (CRC) during the period of its existence, 1946-1955 as well as a few posters, fact sheets and photo album.