Series 3
New Haven Black Panther Trials, 1967-1992
Box 5; OP 2-10, 19

Scope and Content Note

This series consists primarily of printed material related to the trial of Black Panther member Ericka Huggins. Roraback defended Huggins in this high-profile murder case, which took place in New Haven, Connecticut. Black Panther chairman Bobby Seale was Huggins' co-defendant. Huggins was freed in 1972. The bulk of the series is made up of Black Panther newspapers; other items include posters, flyers, and pamphlets.

Arrangement Note

Arranged alphabetically by material type.

Box Folder Content
5 1 Court brief with Roraback's notes, 1970 October 30
5 2 Ephemera and other papers, circa 1970
5 3 Essays, 1988, 1992
5 4 Newspaper clippings, 1969 June-November
5 5 Newspaper clippings, 1969 November-December
5 6 Newspaper clippings, 1970 January-February
5 7 Newspaper clippings, 1970 February-March
5 8 Newspaper clippings, 1970 April
5 9 Newspaper clippings, 1970 April-May
5 10 Newspaper clippings, 1970 May-June
5 11 Newspaper clippings (1 of 2), 1971
5 12 Newspaper clippings (2 of 2), 1971
5 13 Newspaper clippings, undated
5 14 Publication: New York Magazine, 1970 November 16
OP2 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1967-1968
OP2 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 January-February
OP2 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 March
OP2 4 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 April
OP3 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 May-June
OP3 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 July-August
OP3 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 August-September
OP4 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 September
OP4 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 October
OP4 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 November
OP5 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1969 December-1970 January
OP5 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 February-March
OP5 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 March-April
OP5 4 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 May
OP6 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 June
OP6 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 July
OP6 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 August
OP6 4 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 September
OP6 5 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 October
OP7 1 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1970 December-1971 January
OP7 2 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1971 February
OP7 3 Publication: "The Black Panther: Black Community News Service," 1971 March-April
OP8 1 Publication: "Committee to Defend the Panthers," circa 1970
OP8 2 Publication: "Counter Attack: New Haven Panther Defense Committee," circa 1970
OP8 3 Hartford Courant, 1971-1972
OP8 4 Modern Times, 1971 February
OP9 1 New Haven Register, 1971 May
OP9 2 New Haven Journal-Courier, 1970-1971
OP10 1 New York Times, 1971
OP10 2 Yale Daily News, 1970 November 23
OP10 3 Yale Daily News, 1970 November 24
OP19 Rolled item: poster for the John Huggins Free Breakfast Program, circa 1970x
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