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

  1. Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995

    90,750 items. 260 containers plus 2 oversize. 104 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also includes financial and administrative records of the organization.

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  2. Paul Field Sifton and Claire Sifton papers, 1912-1980

    25,500 items. 78 containers plus 2 oversize. 32.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Paul Field Sifton, playwright, government official, and Claire Sifton, editor and author. Correspondence, diaries, writings, subject files, family papers, printed matter, and miscellany relating to the Siftons' literary, labor, and governmental careers.

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  3. Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981

    236,800 items. 670 containers plus 12 oversize. 265.2 linear feet. 182 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.

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  4. The Seth MacFarlane collection of the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan archive, 1860-2004

    595,000 items. 1,705 containers plus 1 classified, 38 oversize, and 19,163 digital files (242.6 MB). 690.6 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Astronomer, author, and educator (Carl Sagan). Author and television producer (Ann Druyan). Correspondence, memoranda, scripts, notes, subject files, course files, articles, book drafts and resource material, reports, organization files, biographical material, clippings, printed matter, slides and transparencies, photographs and negatives, electronic files, and other material documenting Sagan's career as a scientist and educator and the collaboration of Sagan and Druyan on articles, books, television shows, movies, and other projects.

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  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, financial documents, and legal files documenting public policy initiatives, field projects, and litigation actions.

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  6. Woman's National Democratic Club records, 1912-2014

    45,000 items. 126 containers plus 5 oversize. 50 linear feet. 1,149 digital files (59.07 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Organization founded in 1922 in Washington, D.C., focusing on public policy and serving as a forum for Democratic leaders. Correspondence, minutes, reports, financial records, bylaws, notes, newsletters, membership files, oral history transcripts in both physical and digital formats, photographs in both physical and digital formats, presidential campaign ephemera, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter documenting the founding of the Woman’s National Democratic Club and its principal activities as a meeting place for Democrats, a forum for national public policy debate, and an outlet for engagement in local community affairs.

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  7. Edwin J. Feulner papers, 1934-2014

    380,000 items. 897 containers. 357 linear feet. 108 digital files (17.6 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, political consultant, former president of the Heritage Foundation. Correspondence, diaries, appointment books, daily schedules, notebooks, clippings, chronological files, biographical material, family papers, speech and travel files, itineraries, meeting files, financial records, legal records, memoranda, organization files, meeting minutes, reports, subject files, memorabilia, photographs, writings, notes, and other papers relating to Feulner's career devoted to conservative public policy and the rise of the Heritage Foundation as the leading conservative think tank and public policy research organization during Feulner's presidency.

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  8. Jerome Jaffe papers, 1959-2006

    19,250 items. 55 containers. 22 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Clinical professor and head of the United States Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention (drug czar) during the Richard M. Nixon presidential administration. Correspondence, reports, research material, speeches and writings, administrative material, and other papers relating primarily to Jaffe's role as drug czar.

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