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

  1. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items ; 25 containers plus 1 classified ; 10 linear feet ; 69 digital files (4.5 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

  2. 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.

  3. Rosa Parks papers, 1866-2006

    7,500 items ; 40 containers plus 17 oversize and 1 artifact container ; 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence; family papers; writings; notes; statements; programs; medals, resolutions, and other honors; financial, employment, health, and estate records; drawings; photographs; address books; appointment calendars; memorabilia; magazine and newspaper clippings; books; and other printed matter documenting her personal life and civil rights activism.

  4. 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...

  5. Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    12,000 items ; 53 containers ; 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

  6. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.

  7. Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-2007

    347,000 items ; 998 containers plus 1 classified ; 399.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper columnist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts, research files for books, notebooks and notes, articles and columns by Lewis, reports, speeches, newsletters, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily Lewis’s professional activities.

  8. Clinton Presba Anderson papers, 1938-1973

    250,000 items ; 1,112 containers ; 444.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U.S. senator and representative from New Mexico and secretary of agriculture. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress.

  9. Women's Joint Congressional Committee records, 1920-1970

    6,200 items ; 12 containers ; 5.2 linear feet ; 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, information forms, minutes, reports, financial records, membership lists, and printed material relating to the committee's work in monitoring and promoting legislation in the areas of social service and women's rights.

  10. Lewis B. Schwellenbach papers, 1916-1958

    1,500 items ; 9 containers plus 5 oversize ; 5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States secretary of labor, United States senator from Washington, jurist, and lawyer. Correspondence, speeches and writings, clippings, and scrapbooks relating primarily to Schwellenbach's career in the Senate and with the Department of Labor.