11 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Constitutional amendments--United States.

  1. Gerhard Alden Gesell papers, 1913-2003

    69,000 items. 198 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 78 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Judge and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts of writings, speeches, agenda and minutes of meetings, opinions, orders, dockets, notes, sentencing information, case files, and other legal papers and material pertaining primarily to Gesell's career as judge of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia and documenting his cases in the areas of civil rights, constitutional law, antitrust matters, patent cases, and government regulations.

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  2. William O. Douglas papers, 1801-1980

    636,500 items. 1,792 containers plus 1 classified and 7 oversize. 718.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, and professor of law. Correspondence, speeches and writings, subject files, Supreme Court files, financial records, family papers and genealogy, printed matter, photographs, and other papers documenting Douglas's legal and judicial career, government service, concern for the environment, and other interests.

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  3. 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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  4. National Woman's Party records, 1850-1975

    200,000 items. 491 containers plus 3 oversize. 197.2 linear feet. 97 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    National organization in the women's rights movement, founded 1916-1917 by Alice Paul (chairman). The records include correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, reports, financial and legal records, personal papers, printed material, newspaper clippings, photographs, and other items, including the records of the World Woman's Party (1938-1958), documenting efforts by the party to promote congressional passage of the federal woman suffrage amendment and the Equal Rights Amendment.

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  5. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962

    13,000 items. 51 containers plus 1 oversize. 22.5 linear feet. 34 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.

  6. James A. Farley papers, 1790-1976

    106,000 items. 204 containers plus 1 oversize. 74.6 linear feet. 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Postmaster general, politician, and businessman. Correspondence, memoranda, subject files, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, and miscellaneous material relating to Farley's service as postmaster general, chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee, and business interests.

  7. League of Women Voters (U.S.) records, 1884-1986

    514,400 items. 2,221 containers plus 24 oversize. 900 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, proceedings, speeches, reports, project studies, subject files, biographical material, financial records, newspapers clippings, printed material, and other records concerning the league's activities at the national, state, and local levels. Documents the organization's lobbying efforts, national conventions and council meetings, and projects of the League of Women Voters Education Fund.

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  8. Citizens' Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia records, 1926-1961

    2,100 items. 7 containers. 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization that lobbied for the passage of the Twenty-third Amendment to the Constitution allowing the citizens of the District of Columbia to vote in presidential elections. Correspondence with members of Congress, records of congressional hearings, publicity materials, lists of local groups backing the Twenty-third Amendment, and a file by state showing contacts made by the committee with leaders of the various state legislatures.

  9. ERAmerica records, 1974-1982

    62,300 items. 174 containers plus 3 oversize. 70.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A nationwide alliance of civic, labor, church, and women's organizations founded in 1976 to promote ratification of the amendment that had passed Congress in 1972. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, bylaws, speeches, subject files, press files, state files, organization files, bibliographies, petitions, legal files, financial records, card files, photographs, and other records relating to the Equal Rights Amendment.

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  10. National Consumers' League records, 1882-2003

    119,800 items. 288 containers plus 4 oversize. 116.4 linear feet. 127 microfilm reels. 130 digital files (1.35 MB) . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1899 to monitor the conditions under which goods were manufactured and distributed. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, speeches, project and program files, legal files, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the league's efforts toward reform in public health, consumer protection, public welfare, and fair labor standards.

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