17 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Racism.

  1. Truman K. Gibson papers, circa 1900-1994

    900 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, business executive, and boxing promoter. Correspondence, memoranda, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers reflecting the social life of the Gibson family in Chicago, Illinois. Also included in the papers is Gibson's correspondence with his wife, Isabelle Carson Gibson, written while he served as an adviser on African-American affairs to the United States War Department in Washington, D.C., during World War II.

  2. 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.

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    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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  3. Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986

    82,200 items. 222 containers plus 2 oversize. 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Psychiatrist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry.

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  4. Norman Podhoretz papers, 1950-1986

    11,500 items. 43 containers. 15.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, journal, writings, speeches, transcripts of interviews, newspaper clippings, printed materials, and other papers relating primarily to Podhoretz's career as an author and editor of Commentary.

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  5. Bayard Rustin papers, 1942-1987

    17,500 items. 49 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.6 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights activist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, press releases, financial records, agendas, printed material, and other papers documenting Bayard Rustin's leading role as an activist in the African-American civil rights movement, advocate of international human rights and social reform, and pacifist.

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  6. Oscar Hammerstein II collection, 1847-2000

    35,051 items. 160 containers. 72.65 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Oscar Hammerstein II was an American librettist, lyricist, theatrical producer and director, and grandson of the impresario Oscar Hammerstein I. The collection, which contains materials relating to Hammerstein's life and career, includes correspondence, lyric sheets and sketches, music, scripts and screenplays, production materials, speeches and writings, photographs, programs, promotional materials, printed matter, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, business and financial papers, awards, and realia.

  7. DuPree African American Pentecostal collection, 1861-2020

    26,500 items. 75 containers plus 17 oversize. 36 linear feet. 7,555 digital files (372.26 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Sherry Sherrod DuPree, collector, historian, and librarian. Printed matter, brochures, programs, writings, research files, correspondence, and digital files detailing DuPree’s efforts to document the history of the African American Pentecostal church, especially the Church of God in Christ, and to preserve the stories, memories, experiences, and activities of the African American community in Florida and, more broadly, the southern United States.

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  8. Byron R. White papers, 1961-1993

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

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    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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  9. 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).

  10. 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.

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    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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