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Box 27. The Adams v. Orangeburg court cases from March 20, 1964.
Box 28. South Regional Council special report titled Events at Orangeburg, and the S.C. Task Force for Quality Education statement from February 16, 1968.
Box 47. Article titled "Dr. Payton: Orangeburg Fatalities Were Avoidable," written February 13, 1968.
Box 3. Contains response letters to West from the students at South Carolina State College, the coverage edition of South Carolina State College's newspaper The Collegian, The Lowcountry Newsletter including various accounts and interpretations, and West's letter to W.J. Dorn commenting on racial tensions.
Boxes 8, 30, 40, 57, 107 (clippings). Letters about government handling of the Orangeburg Massacre (1968), NAACP Petition (1968), and general information.
Box 9. Contains various records about Bass's book The Orangeburg Massacre (1970) including the manuscript draft and research materials with correspondence with Governor Robert E. McNair, Cleveland Sellers, Jr., and South Carolina State College students John Stroman and John Bogert.
Box 19. Contains general information on the Orangeburg Massacre.
Box 21-22 (audio-visual). Audio cassettes and disks with interviews relating to The Orangeburg Massacre.
Box 24 (clippings). Newspaper articles about The Orangeburg Massacre.
The collection also includes articles authored by Jack Bass about the Orangeburg Massacre (1978, 1983, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2013, n.d.).