6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Political participation.

  1. 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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  2. National Policy Committee (U.S.) records, 1933-1947

    9,000 items. 22 containers. 8.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, and other papers documenting the work of the committee to inform private citizens about national policy issues and encourage their active participation in the democratic process.

  3. Ellery C. Stowell papers, 1805-1952

    14,000 items. 49 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, jurist, and professor of international law. Family correspondence, general correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, sermons, notebooks, financial records, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Stowell's career in law, activities as a student, and travels. Includes papers of the Stowell, Fuller, and Tapley families.

  4. Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    25,500 items. 78 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

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  5. 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, financial documents, and legal files documenting public policy initiatives, field projects, and litigation actions.

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  6. Pamela Digby Churchill Hayward Harriman papers, 1909-1997

    230,000 items. 638 containers plus 1 classified, 47 oversize, and 1 artifact. 280 linear feet. 1,142 digital files (8.581 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Political activist and diplomat. Family papers, correspondence, memoranda, reports, agenda, minutes, programs, briefing binders, political polls, lists, research files, Federal Election Commission filings, financial and legal records, speeches and writings, interview and event transcripts, diary excerpts, biographical material, awards, publicity material, engagement calendars, scheduling and event files, travel files, digital files, address books, guest books, passports, marriage certificates, photographs, news clippings, and other printed matter documenting most phases of Harriman’s adult life including her marriages to Randolph S. Churchill, 1939-1946; Leland Hayward, 1960-1971; and W. Averell Harriman, 1971-1986; as well as her roles as founder and chair of the Democrats for the 80's from 1980 to 1990 and as United States ambassador to France from 1993 to 1997.

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