19 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Discrimination--United States.

  1. Jan Krc papers, 1984-2017

    2400 items ; 7 containers plus 1 classified ; 2.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Foreign Service officer. Court memoranda, depositions, briefs, correspondence, and other material related to Krc's legal case against the United States Information Agency.

  2. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  3. NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, 1915-1968

    80,000 items ; 264 containers plus 55 restricted plus 12 oversize ; 132 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records documenting the NAACP's legal program through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal and supreme courts. Includes administrative records, conference agenda, reports, committee files, correspondence and memoranda, notes, printed material, and legal case files.

  4. John Payton papers, 1913-2012

    5,000 items ; 35 containers plus 1 oversize ; 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights attorney and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Speeches, legal material, documents from the 1994 election in South Africa, correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton’s career beginning in 1992.

  5. 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.

  6. Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez papers, 1964-1998

    100 items ; 1 container ; 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, a speech, lists, and a reprint of a newspaper article pertaining chiefly to Martínez's work as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and her endeavors in helping James Forman, also a civil rights activist and SNCC member, with some of his writing projects.

  7. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    31,500 items ; 90 containers ; 36 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to...

  8. 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...

  9. William L. Taylor papers, 1971-1996

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights lawyer and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches, writings, printed matter, and other material related primarily to civil rights legislation and the nominations of Robert H. Bork and Clarence Thomas to the United States Supreme Court.

  10. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items ; 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified ; 1,530 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews,...