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Central American Task Force records

 Collection
Identifier: US-06-01

Scope and Content

This collection contains records of the Central American Task Force including newsletters, bylaws, a history and summary of activities, and financial information.

Dates

  • 1981-2001

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

History of Cincinnati Central American Task Force

The Cincinnati Central American Task Force (CCATF) was an organization of citizens opposed to U.S. intervention in Central America. Members included the religious community, clergy, trade unions, students and professors, and others. CCATF was a chapter of the U.S. Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador (CISPES) and an affiliate of the Network in Solidarity with Guatemala (NISGUA) and the National Network in Solidarity with the Nicaraguan People (NNSP).

CCATF was formed in May 1980 after several informal gathering regarding the political situation in El Salvador. They were affiliated with and supported by the Sister of Charity of the College of Mt. St. Joseph until 1981. The goals of the CCATF included educating the people of Greater Cincinnati about the political reality in Central America and to mobilize the Cincinnati community to protest U.S. involvement in Central America.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Overview

This collection contains records of the Central American Task Force including newsletters, bylaws, a history and summary of activities, and financial information.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into folders by subject matter.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library
Title
Finding aid for the Central American Task Force records
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives and Rare Books staff
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding Aid Written In English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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