22 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil rights leaders.

  1. Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001

    7,000 items. 17 containers. 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career, including his service as a corporate executive and his participation in the civil rights movement, religious and humanitarian organizations, broadcast and media affairs, and politics.

  2. Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-2008

    110,000 items. 301 containers. 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and to his participation in Hubert H. Humphrey's presidential campaign in 1960.

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  3. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

    28,700 items. 78 containers. 31.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

  4. A. Philip Randolph papers, 1909-1979

    13,000 items. 56 containers plus 4 oversize. 23.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Labor union official and civil rights leader. Correspondence, documents relating to presidential executive orders, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material reflecting Randolph's role in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, marches on Washington for employment and equal rights for African Americans, and the civil rights movement.

  5. Moorfield Storey papers, 1876-1929

    2,500 items. 22 containers. 10.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, civil rights leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, articles, lecture notes, petitions, press releases, clippings, photographs, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Storey's years as president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and his interest in the Anti-Imperialist League.

  6. Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers, 1944-1952

    250 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American civil rights leader and educator. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, speeches, organizational newsletters, and newspaper clippings documenting Hedgeman's activities on behalf of civil rights for African Americans and educational reform, and especially her efforts to continue the work of the United States Fair Employment Practices Committee following World War II.

  7. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    13,000 items. 51 containers plus 1 oversize. 22.5 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.

  8. William L. Taylor papers, 1971-1996

    4,000 items. 13 containers. 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights lawyer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other material related primarily to civil rights legislation and the nominations of Robert H. Bork and Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court.

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  9. James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    79,000 items. 255 containers plus 2 oversize. 100.2 linear feet. 1 digital file (1.09 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

  10. 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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