Telegram dated July 1, 1964, from President Lyndon B. Johnson to Capus M. Waynick, in which President Johnson asks Waynick to serve on the Community Relations Service. The Community Relations Service was a federal agency based in the US Justice Department. Congress created it to help forestall or resolve racial disputes following the passage of the Civil Rights Act.
The Civil Rights Act was passed on July 2, 1964.
At the time, Capus Waynick was the Adjutant General for the North Carolina National Guard. From the beginning of his professional life in 1913, Waynick was a journalist, legislator, administrator, diplomat, and arbiter.
Capus Miller Waynick Papers (#421), Special Collections Department, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.