18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Health--United States.

  1. 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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  2. Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    36,500 items. 105 containers plus 1 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

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  3. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner and various family members, as well as recordings published by Berliner's gramophone companies in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

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  4. Amitai Etzioni papers, 1918-1985

    108 items. 277 containers. 111 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Educator and sociologist. Administrative and subject files, research notes, project proposals, position papers, essays, and other writings, newsletters, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers documenting Etzioni's career as a professor of sociology at George Washington University and Columbia University, at the Center for Policy Research, and as an advisor to President Jimmy Carter.

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  5. Forrest David Mathews papers, 1967-1980

    300 items. 4 containers. 1.6 linear feet. 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    U.S. secretary of health, education and welfare; and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, subject files, and other papers relating chiefly to Mathews' service as secretary of health, education, and welfare.

  6. Franklin MacVeagh papers, 1799-1934

    19,000 items. 49 containers. 19.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, businessman and U.S. secretary of the treasury. Correspondence, family papers, subject files, business, legal, and financial papers, speeches and writings, and miscellaneous material relating primarily to MacVeagh's service in the cabinet of William H. Taft and to the MacVeagh (McVey) and Eames families, Chicago social and civic affairs, the Franklin MacVeagh & Company wholesale grocery business, and other personal and business matters.

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  7. Joel Thompson Boone papers, 1755-1971

    24,000 items. 95 containers plus 5 oversize. 45 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Physician and naval officer. A memoir, diaries, correspondence, photographs, reports, military papers, and other material documenting Boone's career as a medical officer in World War I, personal physician to Presidents Harding, Coolidge, and Hoover, naval officer and doctor, and his work with the Hoover Commission, Veterans Administration, and the medical survey of the bituminous coal industry.

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  8. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items. 201 containers plus 1 oversize. 90 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

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  9. Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, 1943-2014

    128,000 items. 364 containers plus 1 oversize and 7,620 digital files (13.61GB). 145.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a national association of civil rights organizations, was founded in 1950 by Roy Wilkins (chairman), A. Philip Randolph, and Arnold Aronson. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, digital files including text, image, sound, and moving image files as well as multimedia content, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level.

  10. Frontier Nursing Service, Inc., Washington Committee records, 1976-1994

    350 items. 1.5 containers. .5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Nursing service. Correspondence, minutes, membership rosters, and printed matter documenting the fund-raising activities of the Washington Committee of the Frontier Nursing Service, an organization based in Wendover, Kentucky, providing rural health care.