9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Community development.

  1. Anne B. Turpeau papers, 1915-1986

    20,000 items. 59 containers. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social activist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, studies, reports, project proposals, organizational minutes and agenda, conference and committee records, legal documents, appointment calendars and notebooks, biographical records, Brock and Turpeau families papers, press releases and statements, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Turpeau's public service and activism on behalf of civil rights, community development, and women's rights.

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  2. Woman's National Democratic Club records, 1912-2014

    45,000 items. 126 containers plus 5 oversize. 50 linear feet. 1,149 digital files (59.07 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1922 in Washington, D.C., focusing on public policy and serving as a forum for Democratic leaders. Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bylaws, notes, newsletters, membership files, oral history transcripts in both physical and digital formats, photographs in both physical and digital formats, presidential campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting the founding of the Woman’s National Democratic Club and its principal activities as a meeting place for Democrats, a forum for national public policy debate, and an outlet for engagement in local community affairs.

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  3. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items. 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize. 821 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

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  4. Hedrick Smith papers, 1923-2010

    200,000 items. 570 containers plus 13 oversize and 1 classified. 235.2 linear feet. 26,688 digital files (107.90 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Journalist, author, and documentarian. Correspondence, memoranda, interview transcripts, drafts of speeches, articles, books, notes, radio broadcasts, legal material, research material, family papers, press releases, printed material, posters, maps, digital files, and other papers relating primarily to Smith's research for his books and television productions about the Soviet Union, United States politics, and issues affecting the American working class. Documents his career with the New York Times while stationed in Washington, D.C., Moscow, Russia, and elsewhere, as well as his coverage for United Press International of the civil rights movement in the South and space exploration, 1959-1962.

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  5. Nannie Helen Burroughs papers, 1900-1963

    110,000 items. 342 containers plus 19 oversize. 134.4 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator, religious leader, and advocate for African American rights. Correspondence, financial records, memoranda, notebooks, speeches and writings, subscription and literature orders, student records, and other papers relating primarily to Burroughs's founding and management of the National Training School for Women and Girls in Washington, D.C., and to her activities with the Woman's Auxiliary of the National Baptist Convention of the United States of America.

  6. Pioneers in Housing : An Oral History Project oral history interviews, 1981-1996

    150 items. 3 containers . 1.2 linear feet. 41 digital files (2.0MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Senior specialist in housing, Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress. Transcripts of oral history interviews in both paper and digital format and related material pertaining to public housing and community development.

  7. 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.

  8. Leon Howard Sullivan papers, 1940-2002

    8,400 items. 24 containers. 9.6 linear feet. digital files. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader, entrepreneur, and minister. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, clippings, printed material, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Sullivan’s work with the International Foundation for Education and Self Help.

  9. Benjamin T. Montgomery family papers, 1872-1987

    15 items. 1 container. .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Papers relating to Benjamin T. Montgomery, his son Isaiah T. Montgomery, other children and grandchildren, and material concerning the African American towns of Davis Bend and Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Benjamin T. Montgomery was born into slavery, enslaved by Joseph Davis (older brother of Jefferson Davis), manager and later owner of Davis Bend, Mississippi, and an inventor. Isaiah Montgomery founded Mound Bayou, Mississippi. Diary, speeches, biographical essays, and printed matter concerning Mound Bayou.