5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States Commission on Civil Rights.

  1. 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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  2. Theodore Francis Green papers, 1924-1960

    400,000 items. 1,134 containers plus 7 oversize. 455 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States senator and governor of Rhode Island and lawyer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, subject and chronological files, clippings, photographs, printed matter, and other papers relating principally to Green's senatorial career.

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  3. Linda Chavez and Christopher Gersten papers, 1889-2011

    2,000 items. 11 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 4.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, news commentator, and government official (Linda Chavez). Government official (Christopher Gersten). Photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, memoranda, notebooks, appointment calendars, correspondence, speeches and writings, and printed matter relating primarily to Chavez’s career as an author, news commentator, and government official including her service in the presidential administration of Ronald Reagan.

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  4. Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, 1943-2014

    128,000 items. 364 containers plus 1 oversize and 7,620 digital files (13.61GB). 145.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a national association of civil rights organizations, was founded in 1950 by Roy Wilkins (chairman), A. Philip Randolph, and Arnold Aronson. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, digital files including text, image, sound, and moving image files as well as multimedia content, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level.

  5. Lorenzo J. Greene papers, 1680-1988

    46,200 items. 106 containers plus 9 oversize. 42.8 linear feet. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American historian, educator, editor, and civil rights and social activist. Chiefly academic files documenting Greene's career as a professor of history and pioneer in the field of African-American studies at Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri.

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