10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American Civil Liberties Union.

  1. Roger William Riis papers, 1903-1990

    3,500 items. 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and editor. Correspondence, diaries, journal, speeches, articles and other writings, subject files, scrapbooks, printed matter, and photographs pertaining to Riis's work as an author and editor. Subjects include consumer fraud, tobacco smoking, the American Civil Liberties Union, and the Sherman Antitrust Act. Also includes material pertaining to his service in the U. S. Navy during World War I.

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  2. Gilbert A. Harrison papers, 1902-1978

    4,200 items. 12 containers. 4.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor and publisher. Correspondence, subject files, clippings, pamphlets, articles, miscellany, and other papers relating principally to Harrison's position as editor and publisher of the New Republic and as president of Liveright Publishing Company.

  3. Irving Brant papers, 1910-1977

    37,000 items. 64 containers plus 1 oversize. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, historian, and newspaper editor. Correspondence, memoranda, writings and speeches, research notes, and other papers reflecting Brant's career with various newspapers, in the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt, as a playwright, and his interest in James Madison.

  4. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    31,500 items. 90 containers. 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.

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  5. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    84,800 items. 277 containers . 110 linear feet. 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

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  6. B.W. Huebsch papers, 1893-1964

    10,500 items. 42 containers. 16.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Publisher. Chiefly correspondence reflecting Huebsch's thoughts on literature and his career as a publisher under his own imprint, B. W. Huebsch, and after its merger, with Viking Press. Also documents his publication of the liberal weekly Freeman and his connection with organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the National Association of Book Publishers.

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  7. Ruth Bader Ginsburg papers, 1897-2021

    55,250 items. 157 containers plus 66 restricted. 61.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. Supreme Court justice, judge, lawyer, and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, speeches, lectures, writings, reports, interviews, briefs, orders, opinions, motions, depositions, and other papers relating chiefly to Ginsburg's efforts as an advocate for women's rights, particularly through her speeches and writings and her endeavors as general counsel to the American Civil Liberties Union and director of its Women's Rights Project. Documents her work as a proponent for the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s, as law professor at Columbia University, and as a judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1980-1993. Also includes family papers and material relating to Ginsburg's travels.

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  8. Felix Frankfurter papers, 1846-1966

    70,650 items. 259 containers. 106.5 linear feet. 165 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, professor of law, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, oral history interviews, writings, speeches, notes, legal file, newspaper clippings, printed material, photographs, and other papers reflecting Felix Frankfurter's involvement with significant political and social movements and events and his acquaintance with leaders in many segments of society.

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  9. Gilbert Jonas Company records, 1947-2006

    23,550 items. 66 containers plus 1 classified and 2 oversize. 26.4 linear feet. 76 digital files (0.62 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public relations firm founded by Gilbert Jonas specializing in fundraising for nonprofit organizations and civil rights and public interest causes. Direct mail campaign files, financial statements, solicitation letters, reports, correspondence, subject files, memoranda, donor lists, newspaper clippings, and printed matter.

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  10. Center for a Woman's Own Name records, 1956-2008

    4,700 items. 18 containers. 7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National non-profit organization. Correspondence, legal records, newspaper clippings, press releases, printed material, and other records documenting the organization’s work as a clearinghouse for information concerning state laws, lawsuits, and various legal and social issues relating to women’s efforts to retain their chosen name after marriage.