Scope and arrangement
The collection contains drafts of Roy Wilkins' and Ramsey Clark's book, "Commission of Inquiry into the Black Panthers and the Police. Search and Destroy: a Report, 1973 concerning the police raid of the Black Panther headquarters in Chicago on December 4, 1969, resulting in the deaths of Fred Hampton and Mark Clark. The reports of the Grand Jury which conducted the investigation as well as the Commission's findings are included. Also, photocopies of photographs depicting the scene of the raid. Additionally, there are reports from the Metropolitan Applied Research Center, 1967-1975; and minutes of the New York State Urban Develoment Corporation.
Collection includes handwritten and typed drafts for reports for the Two Cities' Project, a 1969 study which documented the growth and development of the black communities in Newark, New Jersey and White Plains, New York. Aspects of housing, health, business, education, politics, transportation, urban renewal and justice were compared. Indices of clippings, gathered for the project which were used as background material are included in this collection. There are also clippings on Clark, and some of his newspaper writings and book reviews, 1954-1979.