15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Poor.

  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. Reader's collection, Library of Congress Copyright Office drama deposits, 1863-1928

    600 items. 39 containers. 15.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Typewritten or handwritten play scripts deposited with the United States Copyright Office as unpublished and subsequently transferred to the Manuscript Division.

  3. Barbara Dane collection

    approximately 458 items. 43 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 10 in.. 80 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 7 in.. 35 sound tape reels : analog, various speeds ; 5 in.. 6 folders; 5 linear inches; 1 container. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of sound recordings of interviews, readings by authors, lectures and speeches, and radio broadcasts with songs and music, recorded and compiled by Barbara Dane and Irwin Silber for the Sing Out! radio program on WBAI-FM, New York City; and for other radio shows and documentation of other music and events from 1952-1978. Includes interviews with Vietnam War protesters, draft resisters, and topical songs written about the Vietnam War; many songs about other events of the 1960s and 1970s, including the African American civil rights movement; Native American survival movement; the women's rights and gay rights movements. The collection includes some tapes submitted by performers or listeners of Barbara Dane's shows, some with accompanying letters. Includes interview and songs performed by Catalan poet and composer, Raimon; Philippine songs; Cambodian songs; sound recordings of the Poor People's March on Washington, 1968; folk festivals and other recordings.

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  4. Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian collection, circa 1961-1988

    approximately 3346 items. 5 containers. 27.5 linear feet. 5 containers; approximately 1400 items. 197 sound cassettes : analog. 1062 sound tape reels (5 in., 7 in., 10 in.) : analog. 10 photographs : film positives, color ; 35 mm. 3 photographs : prints, black and white ; 5 x 6 in. and smaller. approximately 614 film elements. approximately 60 videocassettes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Documentation of fieldwork conducted by Bruce Jackson in prisons in Indiana, Missouri, and Texas; recordings at concerts and festivals including the Newport Folk Festival 1963-1965, 1967-1968; interviews conducted at various events including Resurrection City, 1968; interviews with and performances by various blues artists, folk artists, and others including poets and literary figures, 1961-1980s; production footage for film documentaries on various topics by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian.

  5. Civil Rights History Project collection, 2010-2016

    847 items (videocassettes, video files, digital photographs, transcripts). oral histories (102 interviews) : 711 video files (HD, Apple ProRes 4:2:2 HQ) : color, sound.. oral histories (6 interviews) : 15 videocassettes (DVCam) : color, sound ; 1/4 in. . 110 transcripts.. 13 photographs : color, digital files (JPEG). -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    One hundred and eight filmed oral history interviews with 136 participants in the civil rights movement in the United States and related documentation, created by the National Museum of African American History and Culture in partnership with the American Folklife Center, 2010-2013. The oral histories were conducted by historians Julian Bond, Taylor Branch, David P. Cline, Emilye Crosby, John Dittmer, Will Griffin, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Joseph Mosnier, LaFleur Paysour, Dwandalyn Reece, Patricia Sullivan, and Kieran Walsh Taylor. Most of the interviews were filmed by John Bishop.

  6. Women in Community Service records, 1965-2006

    2,800 items. 8 containers plus 1 oversize. 3.2 linear feet. 58 digital files (115.75MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National nonprofit organization dedicated to reducing the number of women and children in poverty by promoting economic independence. Correspondence, reports, remarks, photographs, and a training guide in both physical and digital formats. Materials in physical formats also include minutes, reports, publications, printed matter, and scrapbooks.

  7. 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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  8. Alice M. Rivlin papers, 1960-2007

    26,750 items. 88 containers. 35.2 linear feet. 2 digital files (0.81 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Economist, government official, and director of the Congressional Budget Office. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and other writings, congressional testimony, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photographs pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official.

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  9. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

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

    Summary:

    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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  10. Rosa Parks papers, 1866-2006

    7,500 items. 40 containers plus 17 oversize and 1 artifact container. 50 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence; family papers; writings; notes; statements; programs; medals, resolutions, and other honors; financial, employment, health, and estate records; drawings; photographs; address books; appointment calendars; memorabilia; magazine and newspaper clippings; books; and other printed matter documenting her personal life and civil rights activism.

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