9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Racism--United States.

  1. Byron R. White papers, 1961-1993

    183,500 items. 858 containers. 361.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court, United States deputy attorney general, lawyer, naval intelligence officer, Rhodes scholar, and professional football player. Opinion files and related administrative records documenting cases heard during White's tenure on the Supreme Court, including material on cases involving the "Miranda law", abortion, child pornography, freedom of speech, homosexuality, racial bias, and liability of news organizations.

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  2. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

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

    Summary:

    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).

  3. 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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  4. James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    79,000 items. 255 containers plus 2 oversize. 100.2 linear feet. 1 digital file (1.09 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

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  5. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    84,800 items. 277 containers . 110 linear feet. 54 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

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  6. Elizabeth Sutherland Martínez papers, 1964-1998

    100 items. 1 container. 0.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes, a speech, lists, and a reprint of a newspaper article pertaining chiefly to Martínez's work as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and her endeavors in helping James Forman, also a civil rights activist and SNCC member, with some of his writing projects.

  7. 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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  8. Elijah Reynolds papers, 1897-1959

    350 items. 1 container plus 1 oversize. 0.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Writings, certificates, photographs, correspondence, medals, and other papers related chiefly to Reynolds’s service in the Twenty-Fifth Infantry Regiment during the Spanish-American War and Philippine American War, and his position as the instructor of military science and tactics at Dunbar High School in Washington, D.C.

  9. Jim Thorpe papers, 1950

    30 items. 1 container. 0.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Native American (Sac and Fox) athlete and Olympic gold medalist. Correspondence and an unpublished manuscript by Associated Press sportswriter Orlo Robertson, with Patricia Thorpe, related to Thorpe's life.