28 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil rights movements.

  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. 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.

  3. Alice M. Rivlin papers, 1960-2007

    26,750 items. 88 containers. 35.2 linear feet. 2 digital files (0.81 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist, government official, and director of the Congressional Budget Office. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and other writings, congressional testimony, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official.

    Please note:

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  4. Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995

    90,750 items. 260 containers plus 2 oversize. 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also includes financial and administrative records of the organization.

    Please note:

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  5. Lilli Vincenz papers, 1879-2013

    10,500 items. 32 containers plus 1 oversize. 12.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Gay rights activist, psychotherapist, and documentary film maker. Correspondence, journals, organizational files, speeches, writings, surveys and questionnaires, press clippings, printed matter, academic files, and other papers relating to Lilli Vincenz's life as a gay civil rights activist, her work to support and empower lesbians and gay men, and her documentation of the gay and lesbian civil rights movement.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

  6. Henry Spira papers, 1906-2002

    120,000 items;. 340 containers plus 6 oversize. 140 linear feet. 114 digital files (3.838 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Animal welfare advocate and political activist. Correspondence, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, advertisements, printed matter, and photographs, primarily relating to Spira's work in the animal welfare movement after 1974.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  7. Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    4,900 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in the United States, the Cold War, the Cuban revolution, and the conflict in Vietnam.

  8. 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).

  9. Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2016

    1,202 items. 1,024 video files (HD, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 HQ) : color, sound. 15 videocassettes (DVCam) : color, sound ; 1/4 in.. 147 transcripts : digital, pdf. 16 photographs : color, digital, jpg. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of 145 filmed oral history interviews of 175 participants in the United States civil rights movement and their family members. Also includes interview transcripts and photographs. Collection materials were created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Joseph Mosnier, LaFleur Paysour, Dwandalyn Reece, Patricia Sullivan, and Kieran Walsh Taylor. Most of the interviews were filmed by John Bishop.

  10. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    3,000,000 items. 8,602 containers plus 46 oversize and 2 classified. 3,965 linear feet. 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.