4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil rights--United States--History--20th century.

  1. The M & S Collection of American radical extremist literature of the 20th century, 1934-1981

    5,500 items. 84 boxes. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The M & S Collection of American Radical Extremist Literature of the 20th Century's diversity is a reflection of this medley of American radical views. The collection documents the activities of extremist groups and their visions of the good community from 1934 to 1981, with the majority of the material centering on the years 1950 to 1981. The Collection embraces a vast number of subjects in a wide range of formats and genres, including broadsides, pamphlets, books, newspapers, newsletters, magazines, subscription and membership cards, order blanks, petitions, catalogs, advertisements, article reprints, and bumper stickers. The collection is strongest in printed ephemera: fund-raising letters, rally flyers, book order-forms, stickers, membership flyers, and propaganda pieces produced by many sorts of radical Americans. These materials chronicle the activities of radical groups, rallying, funds raising, propagandizing, theorizing, and petitioning.

  2. Barbara Dane collection

    approximately 458 items. 43 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 10 in.. 80 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. 35 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. 6 folders; 5 linear inches; 1 container. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of interviews, readings by authors, lectures and speeches, and radio broadcasts with songs and music, recorded and compiled by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber for the Sing Out! radio program on WBAI-FM, New York City; and for other radio shows and documentation of other music and events from 1952-1978. Includes interviews with Vietnam War protesters, draft resisters, and topical songs written about the Vietnam War; many songs about other events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the African American civil rights movement; Native American survival movement; the women's rights and gay rights movements. The collection includes some tapes submitted by performers or listeners of Barbara Dane's shows, some with accompanying letters. Includes interview and songs performed by Catalan poet and composer, Raimon; Philippine songs; Cambodian songs; sound recordings of the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968; folk festivals and other recordings.

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  3. National Visionary Leadership Project interviews and conference collection, 1997-2009

    33 boxes. transcripts: 15 v. : col. ill. ; 22 cm.. 288 transcripts, unbound. manuscripts, 4 folders. 1026 videocassettes (Betacam, DVCAM, Mini-DV) : sound, color, various sizes. 7 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color.. 12 video discs (CD-ROM) : sound, color.. artifact : 1 medal. 868 photographs prints : color ; 4 x 6.. 3351 photographs : digital, jpeg files, color.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Visionary Leadership Project Interviews and Conference Collection consists primarily of master recordings of interviews by the National Visionary Leadership Project with significant figures in 20th century African American history. In addition, the collection includes transcripts (both printed and electronic) of a portion of the interviews, edited versions of the interviews and print and digital photographs.

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  4. Voices of Civil Rights Project collection, 2003-2006

    21,395 items ; 35 containers ; 14 linear feet.. 11,200 manuscript items.. 101 sound cassettes : analog.. 28 microcassettes : analog.. 266 sound discs (minidisc) digital ; 2 1/2 inch.. 4 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 inch.. 90 videocassettes (DVCAM) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 193 videocassettes (miniDV) : digital, sound, color, 6.35 mm.. 19 videocassettes (VHS) : sound, color, 1/2 inch.. 2 video discs (DVD) : digital, sound, color, 4 3/4 inch.. approximately 8000 film negatives : color.. approximately 1492 digital photographs : color, black and white, .jpg, .gif and .tiff files.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection consists of oral history interviews, sound and video recordings, photographs and manuscript materials documenting memories of the 20th century civil rights movements in the United States, collected by the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) from 2003 to 2004 in 48 cities in the South, Midwest and western United States.

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