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Human Rights Commission Case Notes Volume I October 1970-June 1972, Nov 6, 1969 - Jun 11, 1972

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  • Operations/Orchestra Services
  • 2.0
Decision by Human Rights Commission concerned alleged racial discrimination against black musicians by New York Philharmonic and order for affirmative action plan; Internal correspondence and notes regarding appropriate response to this decision; Lists of black substitute musicians in each section of the orchestra, contacts, and engagements; Lists of black musicians contacted for Fall 1971 auditions; Staff report on case, 01 Dec 1971; Draft of reply to order by Commission; Final reply to Human Rights Commission by Society; Press release on Human Rights Case: draft (24 Apr 1972); proposed (5/12/72), revised (22 May 1972). New York Times articles by Donal Henahan: "Philharmonic, City in Antibias Pact" (30 May 1972); "An About Face on Black Musicians at the Philharmonic" (11 June 1972); New Continuing Study Program for outstanding minority instrumentalists
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  • Leon Levy Foundation
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Human Rights Commission Case Notes Volume I October 1970-June 1972, 6 Nov 1969 - 11 Jun 1972, Folder 011-03-25, Operations/Orchestra Services Records, New York Philharmonic Leon Levy Digital Archives.

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