60 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Civil rights--United States.

  1. Harry A. Blackmun papers, 1913-2001

    530,800 items. 1,576 containers plus 9 oversize. 630.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, judge, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, subject files, speeches, and writings relating primarily to Blackmun's judicial career from 1959 to 1994.

  2. Simon Ernest Sobeloff papers, 1882-2005

    109,000 items. 440 containers. 175.8 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, United States Solicitor General, and federal judge. General correspondence, appointment books, solicitor general files, case and office files of the United States Court of Appeals, speeches and writings, subject file, family papers, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating chiefly to Sobeloff's involvement in Baltimore and Maryland law and politics, his duties as solicitor general, and cases heard before the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals.

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  3. 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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  4. 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).

  5. Hugo LaFayette Black papers, 1883-1976

    130,000 items. 513 containers plus 19 oversize. 216 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States senator from Alabama, and lawyer. Family and general correspondence, memoranda, reports, notebooks, research materials, case files, legal and subject files, speeches and writings, printed and near-print materials, clippings, scrapbooks, and miscellany relating primarily to Black's service in the Senate (1927-1937) and on the Supreme Court (1937-1971).

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  6. Clement F. Haynsworth, Jr., papers, 1886-1989

    71,575 items. 205 containers. 81.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, opinions, orders, briefs, writs, petitions, notes, agenda and minutes of meetings, and genealogical and printed material chiefly from Haynsworth's career as a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

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  7. 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.

  8. Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    11,500 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick Brooks's histories of the Kendrick and Brooks families.

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  9. James P. McGranery and Regina Clark McGranery papers, 1909-1975

    74,800 items. 225 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 89 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    James P. McGranery, United States attorney general, district court judge, and member of Congress from Pennsylvania; and Regina Clark McGranery, lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial and legal papers, family papers, appointment books, press releases, and printed matter relating principally to James P. McGranery's duties while assistant to the United States attorney general, United States district judge, United States attorney general, member of the United States Commission on Government Security, lawyer, and lay leader in the Roman Catholic Church. Papers of Regina Clark McGranery reflect her political role during the New Deal, her career as a lawyer, and activities as a Catholic and a leader in the Girl Scouts of America.

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  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.

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