32 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Discrimination.

  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).

  2. 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.

  3. Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    800 items ; 10 containers ; 4.0 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

  4. Arthur Mann papers, 1901-1969

    1,800 items ; 13 containers plus 2 oversize ; 6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sportswriter, baseball executive, and author. Correspondence, drafts of books and articles, notes, memoranda, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Mann's biography of Branch Rickey and to Rickey's contributions to professional baseball.

  5. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-1989

    48,000 items ; 216 containers ; 91.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

  6. National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, 1924-1981

    169,200 items ; 423 containers ; 169.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter primarily reflecting the efforts of Olya Margolin as the council's Washington, D.C., representative from 1944 to 1978.

  7. Jackie Robinson papers, 1934-2001

    7,000 items ; 17 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Baseball player, civil rights leader, and corporate executive. Correspondence, fan mail, financial and legal records, drafts of speeches and writings, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson as the first African American to play major league baseball in the twentieth century and to various business and civic activities following his baseball career,...

  8. William J. Brennan papers, 1945-1998

    379,000 items ; 1,087 containers ; 434.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, administrative files, printed matter, and newspaper clippings related to Brennan's activities as associate justice of the Supreme Court.

  9. Lorenzo J. Greene papers, 1680-1988

    46,200 items ; 106 containers plus 9 oversize ; 42.8 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

  10. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items ; 54 containers plus 19 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet ; 46 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.