29 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States--Social conditions--20th century.

  1. Ann Tanneyhill papers, 1879-2012

    350 items ; 13 containers plus 1 oversize ; 8.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    National Urban League official, vocational guidance program director, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, writings, speeches, appointment calendars, personnel records, photographs, notes, tributes and honors, pamphlets, printed ephemera, newspaper clippings, books, and other material documenting Tanneyhill’s long career with the National Urban League and work in vocational guidance....

  2. Theodor Reik papers, 1905-1994

    7,500 items ; 19 containers plus 7 oversize ; 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychoanalyst and author. Correspondence, interviews, family papers, handwritten and some typed drafts of books and other writings, reprints of journal articles, notes, research files, certificates, publishing contracts, royalty statements, reviews of Reik’s books, publicity materials, photographs, honors and a tribute, brochures, programs, postcards, and news clippings documenting Reik’s...

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

    7000 items ; 20 containers ; 8.0 linear feet ; digital files. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Henry Spira papers, 1906-2002

    120,000 items; 340 containers plus 6 oversize ; 140 linear feet ; 114 digital files (3.838 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Animal welfare advocate and political activist. Correspondence, writings, notes, newspaper clippings, advertisements, printed matter, and photographs, primarily relating to Spira's work in the animal welfare movement after 1974.

  5. People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, 1980-2009

    105,000 items ; 359 containers plus 1 oversize ; 143.4 linear feet ; 107 digital files (273 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Progressive advocacy organization. Founded in 1981 by Norman Lear, Barbara Jordan, Theodore M. Hesburgh, and Andrew Heiskell as Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc. Renamed People for the American Way in 1985 and People for the American Way Foundation in 1998. The records include administrative files, reports, correspondence, meeting materials, photographs, publications, press files,...

  6. 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.

  7. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  8. Russell Sage Foundation records, 1908-1942

    43,250 items ; 200 containers ; 80 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly source material on small loan organizations, credit unions, and other lending agencies, domestic and foreign, as well as on installment selling, industrial banking, and supervision of lending.

  9. Agnes Elizabeth Ernst Meyer papers, 1853-1972

    70,000 items ; 201 containers plus 1 oversize ; 90 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and social activist. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, writings including an unpublished memoir, subject files, research material, family papers, and other papers relating to Meyer's career as an author, authority on Asian art, literary critic and linguist, and social activist as well as to her personal and family life.

  10. 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.