Collected Published Letters/Collected Writings and Seminal Writings/Autobiographies/Memoirs/ Published Letters/Diaries:

Collected,  Published Letters:

·         I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin’s Life in Letters.  Michael G. Long. (2012)

Seminal Writings/Collected Writings:

·         Jane Addams. The Jane Addams Reader. Jean Bethke Elshtain. (2001)

·         Jane Addams The Selected Papers of Jane Addams.

        Volume 1 and

        Volume 2

·         Crystal Eastman. Crystal Eastman on Women and Revolution. Blanche Wiesen Cook, ed. (1978)

·         James Farmer. “The Race Logic of Pacifism”.7 Fellowship no. 2 February 1942. [Yale’s copy of this particular issue of Fellowship is missing. ]

·         Jessie Wallace Hughan. Materials not at Yale. See WorldCat:

o           “Woman and War” New York Call, Woman Suffrage Special, June 19, 1915

o           “What is War Resistance?” New York: War Resisters League, n.d. [1920s]

o           “The Beginnings of War Resistance”. New York: War Resisters League, 1937.

·         Pauli Murray. Pauli Murray: Selected Sermons and Writings. Anthony B. Prinn, ed. (2006)

·         A. Philip Randolph.  For Jobs and Freedom: Selected Speeches and Writings of A. Philip Randolph. Andrew E. Kersten and David Lucander, eds. (2014)

·         Bayard Rustin: Time on Two Crosses. Devon Carbado and Donald Weise, eds. (2003), second edition, (2015)

[A previous edition was entitled,  Down the Line, which Rustin edited himself. C. Vann Woodward provided the Introduction (1971)]

·         Bayard Rustin. Strategies for Freedom: The Changing Patterns of Black Protest.

·         Thoreau, Henry, David. Resistance to Civil Government. (1849)

·         Norman Thomas.

o   “The Case of the Christian Pacifists at Los Angeles”. National Civil Liberties Bureau. (1917)

o   “War’s Heretics: A Plea for the Conscientious Objector.” American Liberty Defense League. (1917)

o   The Conscientious Objector in America. (1923)

·         Howard Thurman. Howard Thurman: Essential Writings (2006).


·         Ralph Abernathy. And the Walls Came Tumbling Down. (1989)

·         Jane Addams.  Twenty Years at Hull House.[numerous editions 1910/1999]

·         James Farmer. Lay Bare the Heart: An Autobiography of the Civil Rights Movement. (1998)

·         Gordon Hirabayashi. A Principled Stand: The Story of Hirabayashi v. United States. (2013)

·         George Houser. No One Can Stop the Rain: Glimpses of Africa’s Liberation Struggles. (1989)

·         John Lewis. Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement. (1998)

·         Pauli Murray. The Autobiography of a Black Activist, Feminist, Lawyer, Priest, and Poet. (1989)

·         Grace Paley. Just As I Thought. (2014)

·         Clarence Pickett. For More Than Bread, an Autobiographical Account of Twenty-Two Years’ Work With the American Friends Service Committee (1953)

·         Jo Ann Gibson Robinson and David Garrow.  The Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Women Who Started It: The Memoir of Jo Ann Gibson Robinson. (1987)

·         John Haynes Holmes. I Speak for Myself. [1959].

·         Howard Thurman. With Head and Heart: The Autobiography of Howard Thurman.  (1979).