Letter from John W. Stanford to Maury Maverick, Jr. discussing the state's supplemental brief in his case, stating that it seems to favor Stanford rather than the State and that it is accurate assessment of Stanford's beliefs.
Letter from John P. Davis to Melvin L. Wulf stating that the mandate of the United States Supreme Court in the cause, Stanford v. Texas, No. 40, October term 1964, has been mailed to the 57th Judicial District Court in Bexar County, Texas. Stanford was awarded $819.76 to be collected from the district court in Bexar County or directly from opposing counsel or parties.
Magazine clipping of the article, "Houston Super Bowl Bid Hits MLK Holiday Snag" in Jet Magazine discussing a potential appeal to the National Football League to boycott Houston as Super Bowl host if the state doesn't approve changing Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as a paid holiday.
Newspaper clippings of the article, "King holiday gets initial House OK," in the Dallas Morning News, discussing the Texas House of Representatives passing of two bills, the first to make Martin Luther King, Jr. Day a paid holiday for state employees, and the second to lower the state tax on horse race wagering.
Letter from John W. Stanford discussing a package of various National Aeronautics and Space Administration documents. Stanford states he is marking the package refused since he isn't associate with NASA and doesn't have the training to understand the technical reports.
Newspaper clipping of the article, "Italian-Americans, Hispanics irked by holiday change" in San Antonio Light, discussing the reactions of the Italian-American and Hispanic communities to replacement of Columbus Day with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day as an official paid holiday for state employees.
Invitation for a Unique Forum with Civil Rights Icons at the Claude Black Center on December 1, 2006. The invitation lists the speakers as Rev. Claude W. Black, Jr., Dr. Percy E. Sutton, Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, Mrs. Ethel Minor, Mr. Eugene Coleman, and Prof. Mario M. Salas.
Document discussing the arrest of Harry "Saint" Smith in Baltimore and the actions of the police following his arrest. The address of the Black Panther Party, Baltimore Chapter is at the top of the page.
Statement of John W. Stanford, Jr. stating he's asked the American Civil Liberties Union to represent him in this petition and stating two additional concerns: that his ability to defend himself is compromised by the seizure of his papers and letters, and he is unable to continue running his business due to the seizure of much of his stock of books.
Letter from John F. Kennedy to William N. Purdy thanking Purdy for his service on September 30th in Oxford, Mississippi. There is a note at the top of the letter reading, "Protected Blacks from KKK attack." The letter is on White House stationery.
December 6, 1952
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963
Letter from John W. Stanford to Maury Maverick, Jr. discussing the reactions Stanford had received from various people regarding his case, Stanford v. Texas, and requesting a copy of the state's brief for Mr. McAvoy.