8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Consumer protection.

  1. Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    113,400 items. 378 containers plus 1 classified. 151.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

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  2. Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002

    49,400 items. 149 containers. 59.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, federal trade commissioner, and lobbyist. Correspondence, memoranda, email, speeches, statements, book files, subject files, and other papers primarily concerning Pertschuk's career as chairman and commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and consumer and tobacco control issues.

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  3. Edward William Brooke papers, 1941-2015

    245,250 items. 701 containers plus 1 classified and 31 oversize. 280 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, attorney general of Massachusetts, and United States senator. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, reports, notes, subject files, draft and printed legislative bills, briefing books, press releases, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Brooke's career as attorney general of Massachusetts and as U.S. senator.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Elliot L. Richardson papers, 1780-1999

    369,000 items. 1,055 containers plus 12 classified and 10 oversize. 470 linear feet. 1 digital file (594.73 KB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    U. S. cabinet officer, politician, and lawyer, of Massachusetts. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, reports, briefing data, financial records, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Richardson's political career in Massachusetts, as a cabinet official or representative of the president during the administrations of Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford, and Jimmy Carter, and his work with various corporate boards and other organizations until his death in 1999.

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  7. Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995

    90,750 items. 260 containers plus 2 oversize. 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also includes financial and administrative records of the organization.

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  8. Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981

    236,800 items. 670 containers plus 12 oversize. 265.2 linear feet. 182 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.

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