Subseries 4.3
Stoney Cooks files, 1965-1972
Boxes 202 - 210; OP5 - 6

Biographical Note

Stoney Cooks was appointed Executive Director following Jack O'Dell. Prior to assuming this role, he served as Coordinator of Student Affairs, and Assistant to the Executive Vice President. Cooks resigned from SCLC in September 1972.

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of the files of Stoney Cooks from 1965-1972. Correspondence, memoranda, financial records and subject files document Cooks' work as Executive Director, as well as his previous experience as Coordinator of Student Affairs and Assistant to the Executive Vice President. Of particular interest are files relating to Cooks' involvement with the National Council to Repeal the Draft and the Viet-American Children's Program, an SCLC-led project to facilitate adoptions of Vietnamese children fathered by American servicemen.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
202 1 "An Open Letter to the Black Community," circa 1969
202 2 Antioch College, circa 1971
202 3 Arms Control and Disarmament Council, 1969
202 4 Arthur Lee Smith v. Delta Airlines, Inc., 1970
202 5 Associated Students, 1969
202 6 Atlanta Peace Action Coalition, 1971
202 7 Ba Thi, Dinh, 1971
202 8 Bachleda, Andrew, "The Diabolic Plot Behind the Kent Slayings," 1970
202 9 Biafra and Nigeria, 1968-1969
202 10 Biographical sketches, undated
202 11 Birthday observances for Martin Luther King, Jr., 1971-1972
202 12 Black Methodists for Church Renewal, 1972
202 13 Breadbasket Commercial Association, 1970-1971
202 14 Buck and the Preacher, benefit for SCLC, 1972
202 15 Butz, Earl, appointment to Secretary of Agriculture, 1971
202 16 "Cast a Line," sales training and motivation film, 1972
202 17 Chapters and Affiliates, Illinois, Chicago chapter, 1971 [See also: Subseries 5.2: Chapter files]
202 18 Chapters and Affiliates, Ohio, Cincinnati chapter, 1970-1971
202 19 Chapters and Affiliates, returned letters, 1972
202 20 Chapters and Affiliates, Texas, Dallas chapter, 1971-1972
202 21 Chapters and Affiliates, Texas, Houston chapter, 1972
202 22 Chicago, Illinois, "Ordinance on Hunger," 1970
202 23 Chicago's gang leaders, 1971
202 24 Choctaw County, Alabama, 1971-1972
202 25 Church of the Brethren, 1971-1972
202 26 Citizens Trust Company, 1971
202 27 Citizenship Education Program, 1971
202 28 The Civil Rights Documentation Project, 1972
202 29 Clarke, David A., "A Prospectus for the Establishment of a National Organization Dedicated to the Proposition of and Working for the Abolition of Legally Sanctioned Murder in the United States of America," 1971
202 30 Coca Cola Company, 1970-1972
202 31 Commission on Civil Rights staff report, circa 1971
203 1 Community Action Group v. City of Columbus, Georgia, 1971-1972
203 2 Community Relations Service, 1971
203 3 Compton, John R., Director, Reconciliation: The Urban Emergency Program of the Christian Church, 1971
203 4 Concerned Citizens of Chicago, 1971
203 5 "Contact persons," undated
203 6 Correspondence, undated
203 7 Correspondence, 1967-1969
203 8 Correspondence, 1970
203 9 Correspondence, 1971 circa
203 10 Correspondence, 1971 January-July
203 11 Correspondence, 1971 August-September
203 12 Correspondence, 1971 October-December
203 13 Correspondence, 1972 circa
203 14 Correspondence, 1972 January-March
204 1 Correspondence, 1972 April-May
204 2 Correspondence, 1972 June-December
204 3 Cotton, Dorothy, circa 1971-1972
204 4 "A Critique of 'What Is Your Racism Quotient:' author James A. Tillman," undated
204 5 DeKalb Minority Fire-Medical Association, undated
204 6 Department of Labor, 1971
204 7 Deveaux, Clinton, 1971
204 8 Dr. Martin Luther King Benefit Basketball Game, 1972
204 9 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. International Freedom Games, 1971-1972
204 10 Drew, Mississippi, Sunflower County voter registration drive, 1971
204 11 "Drum Major," undated
204 12 Dupree, O.A., 1971
204 13 Eskridge, Chauncey, 1971-1972
204 14 Fairmont State College, Fairmont, West Virginia, 1969
204 15 Fauntroy, Walter E., 1971-1972
204 16 Federal City College, Washington, D.C., 1969
204 17 Fellowship of Reconciliation, 1970
204 18 Fellowship of Reconciliation, 1971
205 1 Financial records, donors, 1971
205 2 Financial records, fund raising, 1968-1972
205 3 Flanagan, Ross, undated
205 4 Food Stamp Program, 1971
205 5 Ford Foundation, 1972
205 6 Gadsden County, Florida, undated
205 7 Georgetown, South Carolina workers strike, undated
205 8 Georgia Selective Service System, 1972
205 9 Gilmore, Thomas, 1971
205 10 Graham, Gordon, 1971
205 11 Grant proposal to the Field Foundation, 1971
205 12 Grant proposal to the Playboy Foundation, "Politics '72: Power in the Young People," 1971
205 13 Grant proposal to the Southern Christian Leadership Foundation, 1971
205 14 Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas, 1969
205 15 Hatcher, Richard G., Mayor, Gary, Indiana, undated
OP5 - Heydell Heights, housing development, New Orleans, Louisiana, architectural drawings, 1971
205 16 Home rule discharge petition, District of Columbia, 1965
205 17 Houck, Tom, "New Strategy against Repression May Day New Haven 1970"
205 18 Housing, 1968-1969
205 19 Insurance, 1971-1972
205 20 Inter American University, San Germán, Puerto Rico, 1969
205 21 Inter-State Cultural League of India, 1969
205 22 International Association of Educators for World Peace, 1969-1970
205 23 "International Proposal," undated
205 24 International University of Hope, Atlanta, Georgia, undated
205 25 Institutions Attended by Negroes, 1965
205 26 Jackson, Maynard, (Mayor), 1971
205 27 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, 1970 [1 of 2]
205 28 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, 1970 [2 of 2]
206 1 King: A Filmed Record...Montgomery to Memphis, 1972
206 2 King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1968-1971
206 3 Kirkpatrick, F.D., 1971
206 4 Kroger grocery store protests, Birmingham, Alabama, 1972
206 5 Labor Research Associates, 1969
206 6 Lafayette, Bernard (Reverend), 1971
206 7 Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, 1971
206 8 Lee, John C. 1971-1972
206 9 Legal records, 1970-1972
206 10 Lockett, William (Reverend), 1971
206 11 Louisiana, 1971
206 12 Low income housing project, undated
206 13 Lowenstein, Allard K., undated
206 14 Making a Nation (MAN), march to end genocide, undated
206 15 Marks, Mississippi, 1971
206 16 Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1969
206 17 Martin Luther King Day Proclamation, Miami, Florida, 1972
206 18 Martin Luther King Foundation, Inc., 1972
206 19 The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change, 1971
206 20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Olympic Project, 1971-1972
206 21 Martin Luther King, Jr. School of Social Change, 1969
206 22 Martin Luther King, Jr. Village, 1971
206 23 Martin Luther King Speaks, 1971 [See also Series 11: Martin Luther King Speaks records Martin Luther King Speaks records
206 24 Maynard, Gould, poems, circa 1971
206 25 McGovern, George (Senator), 1971
206 26 Meeting agendas and minutes, 1969-1970
206 27 Memoranda, undated
206 28 Memoranda, 1969
206 29 Memoranda, 1970
207 1 Memoranda, 1971
207 2 Memoranda, 1972
207 3 Memphis State University, Memphis, Tennessee, 1969
207 4 Messages and to-do lists, undated
207 5 Milledgeville, Georgia, 1971
207 6 Ministers Leadership Training Program, 1969 [See also Subseries 10.4: Ministers Leadership Training Program records]
207 7 Moore, Matthew, undated
207 8 Morris, Calvin Sylvester (Reverend), 1972
207 9 N.G. Slater Corporation, 1971
207 10 National Conference on the Crisis in Health Care for the Aging, 1972
207 11 National Convention, 12th annual, 1969
207 12 National Convention, 13th annual, 1970
207 13 National Convention, 14th annual, 1971 [1 of 2]
207 14 National Convention, 14th annual, 1971 [2 of 2]
207 15 National Convention, 15th annual, 1972
207 16 National Council to Repeal the Draft, 1969
208 1 National Council to Repeal the Draft, 1970
208 2 National Council to Repeal the Draft, 1971
208 3 National Days of Commemoration and Confrontation, 1969
208 4 The National Democratic Party of Alabama, 1971
208 5 National Student YWCA, 1969
208 6 National Tenants Association, 1969
208 7 The New Party, 1971
208 8 New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, 1969
208 9 Nonviolent Education and Action, 1971
208 10 Norm Spaulding and Associates, 1972
208 11 Ntalbati, Gladstone (Doctor), 1971
208 12 Operation Breadbasket, 1969 [See also Subseries 10.4: Operation Breadbasket records]
208 13 Organizing staff, circa 1971
208 14 Owens, Ben, 1971
208 15 Pennsylvania State University, 1969
208 16 People-to-People Tour, Mississippi, 1971
208 17 Peoples Coalition for Peace and Justice, 1971
208 18 Peretz, Martin, 1971
208 19 Personnel, staff assignments, 1970
208 20 Personnel, staff rosters, undated
208 21 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1971
208 22 Political Development Project, Respect, Inc., 1971
208 23 "Politics in the 1970's," circa 1971
208 24 "Power for the Powerless," undated
208 25 "Proposal for the Development of Black Political Technicians," circa 1971
208 26 "Proposal to Executive Staff, SCLC," 1967
208 27 "Proposed Wilmington Movement and Demands," 1971
208 28 Resurrection City II, Democratic National Convention, Miami, Florida, 1972
208 29 Roanoke, Virginia, 1971
208 30 Robinson, Cleve, 1973
208 31 Ross, Joe, campaign for County Commissioner, undated
208 32 Schedules and itineraries, circa 1971
208 33 SCLC Radio-thon, Washington, D.C., 1971
208 34 SCLC resolutions, 1966-1971
208 35 SCLC sports projects, 1969-1970
208 36 Shaw University, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1968
208 37 Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1971
209 1 Soul Force, 1971 [See also Subseries 6.3: Publications]
209 2 Soul Institute High School, Earle, Arkansas, 1971
209 3 Southern Elections Fund, Inc., 1971
209 4 Southern Rural Action, grant proposal to The Protestant Churches, circa 1971
209 5 Speaking engagement, American University, Washington, D.C., October 29, 1969
209 6 Speaking engagement, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, December 8, 1969
209 7 Speaking engagement, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, April 1969
209 8 Speaking engagement, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa, October 21, 1969
209 9 Speech, unidentified, undated
209 10 Spring Seminar on the American Economic System, 1969
209 11 Stein, William S., 1971
209 12 Stern Family Fund, 1971
209 13 Student contacts, circa 1969
209 14 Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, 1969-1970
209 15 Sweden, 1969-1971
209 16 Swedish Martin Luther King, Jr. Fund, 1972
209 17 Thomasville, Alabama project, 1972
209 18 Travel requests and authorizations, 1971-1972
209 19 United Farm Workers Organizing Committee, AFL-CIO, 1971-1972
209 20 United States National Students Association, 1969
209 21 Upland School of Social Change, 1968
209 22 Viet-American Children's Program, 1970-1972
OP6 - Viet-American Children's Program, architectural drawings, undated
209 23 Vietnam, 1969-1971
209 24 Vietnam Moratorium, 1969
210 1 Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia, 1969
210 2 Voter registration, 1970-1971
210 3 Voter Registration Fund, 1972
210 4 "Voter Registration in the South," 1968
210 5 Washington, D.C. office, 1970-1972
210 6 Wilkstrom, Jan-Erik, 1971
210 7 Williams, Hosea, 1971
210 8 Wood, Roy, WVON Editorial, 1971
210 9 Xavier High School, 1969
210 10 Young, Andrew, campaign for Congress, 1970 [1 of 2]
210 11 Young, Andrew, campaign for Congress, 1970 [2 of 2]
210 12 Youth Franchise Coalition, 1969
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