9 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Women's rights--United States.

  1. ERAmerica records, 1974-1982

    62,300 items. 174 containers plus 3 oversize. 70.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A nationwide alliance of civic, labor, church, and women's organizations founded in 1976 to promote ratification of the amendment that had passed Congress in 1972. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, bylaws, speeches, subject files, press files, state files, organization files, bibliographies, petitions, legal files, financial records, card files, photographs, and other records relating to the Equal Rights Amendment.

  2. George Creel papers, 1857-1953

    500 items. 8 containers plus 22 oversize. 9.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and government official. Scrapbooks and bound volumes of writings by and about Creel form the bulk of the collection. Includes correspondence, notes, speeches, lectures, book reviews, and campaign material. A series on Woodrow Wilson and the United States Committee on Public Information contains correspondence with Wilson as well as his corrections of drafts of Creel's cables, letters, speeches, and other writings relating to the Wilson administration during World War I and subsequent peace negotiations.

  3. Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005

    880,600 items. 2,638 containers plus 71 oversize and 1 classified. 1,530 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public service career.

  4. Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951

    10,000 items. 29 containers plus 2 oversize. 12.4 linear feet. 25 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.

  5. Clara Barton papers, 1805-1958

    62,000 items. 177 containers plus 6 oversize and 3 vault. 62.6 linear feet. 123 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Philanthropist, nurse, educator, and lecturer. Correspondence, diaries, reports, legal and financial papers, organizational records, lectures, writings, scrapbooks, printed matter, memorabilia, and other papers relating to Barton's work to provide relief services during the Civil War and the Franco-Prussian War, the work of the American National Red Cross which she founded, and the National First Aid Association of America.

  6. Winn Newman papers, 1876-1995

    129,500 items. 442 containers plus 2 oversize and 11 restricted. 182.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer and union organizer. Correspondence, legal briefs, depositions, orders, motions, exhibits, transcripts, speeches and writings, subject files, biographical material, school and family papers, printed material, and other papers documenting Newman's career as an attorney practicing chiefly in Washington, D.C., and specializing in employment discrimination cases and labor law.

  7. Blackwell family papers, 1759-1960

    29,000 items. 96 containers. 40 linear feet. 76 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Family members include author and suffragist Alice Stone Blackwell (1857-1950); her parents, Henry Browne Blackwell (1825-1909) and Lucy Stone (1818-1893), abolitionists and advocates of women's rights; her aunt, Elizabeth Blackwell (1821-1910), the first woman to receive an academic medical degree; and Elizabeth Blackwell's adopted daughter, Kitty Barry Blackwell (1848-1936). Includes correspondence, diaries, articles, and speeches of these and other Blackwell family members.

  8. 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.

  9. U.S. News & World Report magazine photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    whole collection ca. 1,228,000 items. ca. 45,500 contact sheets (1,182,500 images) : b&w and some color ; 9 x 12 in. or smaller.. ca. 1,182,400 negatives : film, b&w and some color ; 35 mm., 2 1/4 in., 5 x 7 in., and 8 x 10 in.. ca. 100 transparencies : film, color ; 35 mm., 4 x 5 in., and 8 x 10 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chronological pictorial representation of local, national, and international news topics, with particular emphasis on Washington, D.C., and the United States. Photojournalistic coverage of politics, government, economics, industry, education, domestic life, transportation, communication, health care, and housing. Documents political campaigns and conventions, congressional hearings, press conferences, foreign affairs, as well as space flight, consumer products, gas rationing, and campaigns for African American civil rights. Images related to protests and the aftermath of riots and material related to such issues of the period as civil rights. Covers events including the Vietnam War, Watergate, and statesmen's visits (for example, Richard Nixon's 1958 trip to the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the United States, and Fidel Castro's 1959 trip to the United States). Also includes Washington, D.C., sites, particularly federal government buildings and monuments. Portrayal of national political, religious, and cultural leaders and personalities. U.S. and international leaders include presidents, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fidel Castro, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, and Menachem Begin.