14 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Race discrimination--United States.

  1. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

    28,700 items. 78 containers. 31.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

  2. J. Skelly Wright papers, 1933-1987

    85,100 items. 243 containers. 120.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Attorney, judge, and educator. Personal and professional correspondence, case files, opinions, memoranda, reports, speeches and writings, financial papers, teaching material, clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating primarily to Wright's legal and judicial career.

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  3. A. Philip Randolph papers, 1909-1979

    13,000 items. 56 containers plus 4 oversize. 23.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Labor union official and civil rights leader. Correspondence, documents relating to presidential executive orders, memoranda, notes, printed matter, reports, scrapbooks, speeches, and other material reflecting Randolph's role in the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, the Fair Employment Practices Committee, marches on Washington for employment and equal rights for African Americans, and the civil rights movement.

  4. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-2019

    3,827,000 items. 10,969 containers plus 1 classified and 53 oversize. 4,855 linear feet. 43 microfilm reels. 7,919 digital files (136.63 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, speeches, testimonies, writings, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, flags, photographs, maps, subject files, annual convention files, biographical material, financial records, and publicity files in both physical and digital formats. Materials in digital format also includes software, databases, videos, and radio programs.

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  5. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

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  6. 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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  7. 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.

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    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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  8. John Payton papers, 1913-2012

    5,000 items. 35 containers plus 1 oversize. 14 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights attorney and president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund. Speeches, legal material, documents from the 1994 election in South Africa, correspondence, biographical material, writings, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Payton’s career beginning in 1992.

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  9. 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.

    Summary:

    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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  10. African American soldiers in World War II collection, 1918-2018

    7,000 items. 20 containers. 8.0 linear feet. 3,170 digital files (118.23 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Correspondence, memoranda, oral history interviews, government documents, reports, notes, books, subject files, a scrapbook, photographs, newspaper clippings, printed matter, digital files, and other material documenting the World War II participation of African American soldiers of the 92nd and 93rd Infantry Divisions of the United States Army.

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