50 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Prisons.

  1. Charles Edward Russell papers, 1864-1941

    12,000 items. 53 containers. 16 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notebooks, writings, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Russell's writings and to his activities on behalf of various progressive reform causes.

  2. 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.

  3. Alfred Rodman Hussey papers, 1944-1964

    12 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and government official. Microfilm of correspondence, memoranda, orders, reports, official and unofficial policy papers, draft legislation, drafts of writings, clippings, and printed matter relating to Hussey's work with the Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, during the Allied occupation of Japan following World War II and to the efforts of the Allies to reorganize Japanese government and society.

  4. Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    2,600 items. 14 containers plus 1 oversize. 506 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of Vern Smith and Communist Party leader Earl Browder.

  5. Robert Worth Bingham papers, 1856-1939

    12,600 items. 41 containers plus 8 oversize. 20.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat, lawyer, and newspaper publisher. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, financial records, scrapbooks, appointment books, clippings, and other papers relating primarily to Bingham's service as ambassador to Great Britain.

  6. George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    60,000 items. 137 containers. 54.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons, and the exile system.

  7. John Bartlow Martin papers, 1900-1986

    150,000 items. 453 containers including 8 oversize, plus 1 classified. 180.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, political adviser, and United States ambassador to the Dominican Republic. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, writings, drafts, notebooks, research files, political campaign files, family and estate papers, photographs, and other papers documenting Martin's career as a free-lance journalist, his role as an advance man, speechwriter, and adviser to Democratic presidential candidates, and his service as ambassador to the Dominican Republic.

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  8. Malcolm Toon papers, 1946-1998

    350 items. 32 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 13 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomat. Briefing books, correspondence, photographs, printed matter, proceedings, and reports regarding Toon's service on the United States-Russia Joint Commission on POW/MIA Affairs.

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  9. Russell W. Peterson papers, 1917-2004

    46,000 items. 140 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 classified. 56 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Environmentalist and governor of Delaware. Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, trips and events files, and other papers relating primarily to Peterson's work as an environmentalist and his employment as the chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality, president of New Directions, director of the Office of Technology Assessment of the United States Congress, and president of the National Audubon Society.

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  10. Julia Ward Howe papers, 1845-1917

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

    Summary:

    Author and reformer. Chiefly speeches and writings, with correspondence, notes, and printed matter pertaining to education, immigration, prison reform, race relations, religion, and women's rights.