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

  1. Benjamin Clarke Marsh papers, 1910-1950

    1,500 items. 5 containers. 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lobbyist and reformer. Correspondence, articles, extracts, legislative documents, memoranda, minutes, press releases, reports, speeches, pamphlets, scrapbooks, and clippings, mostly relating to activities of the People's Lobby, Inc., which Marsh served as executive secretary for many years.

  2. 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.

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    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.

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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. 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.

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    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.

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  5. 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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  6. Anne B. Turpeau papers, 1915-1986

    20,000 items. 59 containers. 24 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Social activist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches, studies, reports, project proposals, organizational minutes and agenda, conference and committee records, legal documents, appointment calendars and notebooks, biographical records, Brock and Turpeau families papers, press releases and statements, newspaper clippings, printed material, and other papers relating to Turpeau's public service and activism on behalf of civil rights, community development, and women's rights.

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  7. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items. 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize. 821 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

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  8. Elmer Gertz papers, 1789-1997

    168,725 items. 484 containers plus 4 oversize. 193 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, author, and manuscript collector. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal files, subject files, speeches, writings, manuscripts collected by Gertz, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily to Gertz’s career as a lawyer.

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  9. Leonard Downie Jr. papers, 1961-2020

    7,500 items. 20 containers plus 2 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Journalist and editor. Correspondence, interoffice memoranda, interviews, speeches, writings, reports, notes, political ephemera, photographs, and other papers documenting Downie's career as a journalist and editor at the Washington Post. Subjects include national politics, domestic terrorism, international affairs, foreign policy, and the internal operations and culture of the Washington Post.

  10. 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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