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Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Charles Bloomstein Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bloomstein, Charles
Abstract Charles Bloomstein (1913 - 2002) was involved in a number of organizations that promoted civil rights, as well as peace. He was a conscientious objector during World War II, and served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) for three years.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1938-2002

Edward P. Gottlieb Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-172
Abstract Edward Gottlieb was an educator, civil rights activist, peace activist, and poet. He was the chairman of the War Resisters in the 1960s.
Dates: 1929-2000

Homer A. Jack Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-063
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Dates: 1930-1995

Alice Niles Lynd and Staughton Lynd Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-099
Overview Staughton Lynd and Alice Niles Lynd, Quakers, authors, and activists in the civil rights and peace movements, who worked individually and collaborated on many labor and pacifist projects.
Dates: 1965-1995

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967