11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Children--United States.

  1. Duncan Emrich manuscript collection, 1933-1977

    (original) 8.75 linear feet (21 boxes) including manuscripts and 23 black-and-white photographic prints. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, research materials, book contracts, and typescripts for several of author and folklorist Duncan Emrich's published and unpublished books and articles on American folklore. There are some personal papers, including Emrich's college transcripts; course materials from classes that Emrich taught at the University of Maryland; and documents pertaining to Emrich's service with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force during World War II, and the Department of State, United States Information Agency during the 1960s. Book projects include American Folk Poetry; song lyrics prepared for An Anthology of American Folk Songs, with Charles Seeger; the Lucius Beebe Reader, with Charles Clegg; a Child's Book of Folklore, with Marion V. Emrich and George Korson; poetry and articles about the American West; and unpublished works on animal lore, death, and other topics. The collection includes a bibliography of Emrich's writings, and a Bibliography of American Folksong in the English Language compiled by Joseph C. Hickerson, galleys, photographs of Duncan Emrich, fan mail from children, and other materials.

  2. Ethnic Heritage and Language Schools in America Project collection, 1982-1986

    18990 items ; 24 boxes ; 9.6 linear feet.. 25 boxes.. 299 sound cassettes : analog.. 60 sound tape reels : analog ; 7 in.. 24 sound tape reels : analog ; 5 in.. 1130 slides : color ; 35 mm.. 9072 photographs : film negatives, black and white ; 35 mm.. 1 videocassette (UCA 30) ; 3/4 in.. 4 reels : black and white.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection consists of field notes, interviews, curriculum materials, sound recordings, photographs, and one videorecording resulting from a survey conducted by the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress in 1982 which documented 23 ethnic schools in the United States. Fieldwork was conducted at various locations including: Armenian school in Watertown, Massachusetts; Cambodian school in Houston, Texas; Chinese school in San Antonio, Texas; Czech school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Dutch school in Pella, Iowa; German-Russian school in Strasburg, North Dakota; Greek school in Birmingham, Alabama; Greek school in Buffalo, New York; Hebrew school in Nashville, Tennessee; Hungarian school in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Hupa language school in Hoopa Valley, California; Islamic school in Seattle, Washington; Japanese school in Los Angeles, California; Korean school in Silver Spring, Maryland; Latvian school in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Lebanese school in Birmingham, Alabama; Polish school in Chicago, Illinois; Portuguese school in Taunton, Massachusetts; Turkish school in New York, N.Y.; Ukrainian school in Woonsocket, Rhode Island; and the East Harlem Music School in New York, N.Y.

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  3. Women in Community Service records, 1965-2006

    2,800 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. 58 digital files (115.75MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of women and children in poverty by promoting economic independence. Correspondence, reports, remarks, photographs, and a training guide in both physical and digital formats. Materials in physical formats also include minutes, reports, publications, printed matter, and scrapbooks.

  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. Woman's National Democratic Club records, 1912-2014

    45,000 items. 126 containers plus 5 oversize. 50 linear feet. 1,149 digital files (59.07 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1922 in Washington, D.C., focusing on public policy and serving as a forum for Democratic leaders. Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bylaws, notes, newsletters, membership files, oral history transcripts in both physical and digital formats, photographs in both physical and digital formats, presidential campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting the founding of the Woman’s National Democratic Club and its principal activities as a meeting place for Democrats, a forum for national public policy debate, and an outlet for engagement in local community affairs.

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  6. Stephen Hess papers, 1961-2016

    35,350 items. 101 containers. 40.4 linear feet. 426 digital files (118.96GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political scientist and author. Interviews, surveys, research material, digital video files, correspondence, memoranda, and other material relating to Hess's professional life, including his work as a Brookings Institution fellow and George Washington University faculty member, as well as his tenure as Richard M. Nixon's Deputy Assistant to the President for Urban Affairs.

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  7. Howard Teichmann papers, 1857-2001

    49,500 items. 141 containers plus 13 oversize. 60 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, educator, and theater administrator. Correspondence, drafts and typescripts of writings, financial records, notes, photographs, and research material pertaining to Teichmann's career as a playwright, biographer, educator, and theater administrator.

  8. Juliana L. Knoepfmacher papers, 1929-1980

    500 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychoanalyst, social worker, and educator. Case files, lectures, speeches, writings, notes, minutes, agenda, correspondence, memoranda, biographical material, and printed matter documenting Knoepfmacher’s work as a child therapist and her writings on the treatment of children.

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  9. Virginia H. Mathews papers, 1897-1991

    30,500 items. 89 containers. 35.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Director, National Book Committee, Deputy Director, National Library Week, and consultant, Library of Congress Center for the Book. Correspondence, agenda, minutes, reports, planning materials, photographs, promotional materials, and scrapbooks primarily relating to Mathew's work with the National Book Committee promoting libraries, librarianship, books, and literacy. In addition, the papers document Mathews's lifelong advocacy of improving access to library services to marginalized and underserved communities.

  10. Cornelia Bryce Pinchot papers, 1899-1960

    248,000 items. 573 containers plus 1 oversize. 229.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Politician, political activist, and wife of Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania. Correspondence, political campaign papers and speeches, gardening file, and financial records relating to Pinchot's political activities and the Pinchot family.

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