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Archives & Manuscripts

American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

American Civil Liberties Union Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Civil Liberties Union
Overview The ACLU grew out of the American Union Against Militarism, which was founded in 1916 and dissolved in 1922. A subsection of the AUAM was called the National Civil Liberties Bureau; in 1920 it changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. Roger Baldwin was its director for 30 years (1920-1950), followed by Patrick Murphey Malin.Today, the ACLU is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 275,000-member public interest organization, devoted to protecting the basic civil liberties of all...
Dates: 1917

Dwight S. Large and Frances K. Large Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Large, Dwight S. and Frances K. Large
Abstract Papers of a married couple who worked for legal amnesty for Vietnam War resisters.
Dates: 1969-1976