9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Housing--United States.

  1. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    3,000,000 items. 8,602 containers plus 46 oversize and 2 classified. 3,965 linear feet. 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter.

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  2. Robert A. Taft papers, 1885-1980

    522,000 items. 1,451 containers plus 1 classified and 3 oversize. 581 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States senator from Ohio, Republican Party leader, and lawyer. Correspondence, family and personal papers, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial papers, speeches and writings, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career in the Senate and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party.

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  3. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

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

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    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 eliminating racial discrimination and expanding African-American civil rights.

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  4. 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.

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    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.

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  5. Woman's National Democratic Club records, 1912-2014

    45,000 items. 126 containers plus 5 oversize. 50 linear feet. 1,149 digital files (59.07 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1922 in Washington, D.C., focusing on public policy and serving as a forum for Democratic leaders. Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bylaws, notes, newsletters, membership files, oral history transcripts in both physical and digital formats, photographs in both physical and digital formats, presidential campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting the founding of the Woman’s National Democratic Club and its principal activities as a meeting place for Democrats, a forum for national public policy debate, and an outlet for engagement in local community affairs.

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  6. Martha Dodd papers, 1898-1990

    4,900 items. 14 containers plus 2 oversize. 7.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author and political exile. Correspondence, writings, research materials, memoirs, genealogical material, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating to Dodd's experiences (1933-1937) in Berlin with her father, William Edward Dodd, American ambassador to Germany; her exile (1957-1990) with her husband, Alfred Kaufman Stern, in Cuba and Czechoslovakia following indictment for participation in Soviet espionage; and her writings on topics including the civil rights movement in the United States, the Cold War, the Cuban revolution, and the conflict in Vietnam.

  7. 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.

  8. Center for National Policy Review records, 1959-1986

    50,300 items. 172 containers plus 1 oversize. 68.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public interest organization concerned with enforcement of and compliance with federal civil rights laws; created in 1970 by civil rights attorney William L. Taylor and affiliated with Columbus School of Law, Catholic University, Washington, D.C., until 1985. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, legal case files, printed material, and other papers relating to the work of the center and its director, William L. Taylor, in the surveillance of federal agencies for compliance with federal laws against discrimination, review of federal legislation and agency regulations, participation in lawsuits challenging infringements of civil rights, and dissemination of information to the public regarding the status of laws and government actions affecting equal rights of minorities and the poor.

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  9. Peter Sekaer photograph collection : architecture, housing and urban conditions in the United States

    281 photographic prints: gelatin silver; majority 20 x 25 cm (8 x 10 in.) or smaller. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs show buildings, housing, slums and urban life in the South, Midwest, and some areas of the Northeast such as New York City and Pittsburgh.