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

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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...