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Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Jerome Balter and Ruth Balter Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-254
Overview Jerome Balter (1921-2016), and Ruth Balter (born 1922), have been peace and social justice activists for many years. They were both active in efforts to desegregate housing and public schools in Rochester, New York from the late 1950s onward. Jerome Balter campaigned several time for local and state political offices as a way to achieve these goals. Both Balters were also active in efforts to oppose the Vietnam War. Ruth Balter was connected with Women Strike for Peace in Rochester. They both...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1974

John D'Emilio Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-D'Emilio, John
Abstract Audiocassettes and typed transcripts of interviews with Bayard Rustin, his friends and co-workers for D'Emilio's book Lost Prophet: the Life and Times of Bayard Rustin. Rustin was an African-American conscientious objector, civil rights worker, pacifist, Quaker. Interviews were between 1992 and 2002. Interviewees include: Bayard Rustin, Charles Bloomstein, Ernest Bromley, Marion Bromley, Stephen Carey, Ralph DiGia, Roy Finch, Caleb Foote, Larry Gara, Norman Hill, Rachelle Horowitz, George...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992-2002

Charles Fisher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fisher, Charles
Overview Charles Fisher was a draft counselor for the Boston Draft Resistance Group (BDRG), and involved with the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1971

Medgar Evers Fund Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Medgar Evans Fund
Abstract Collection includes a pamphlet:"We're On Our Way : a progress report on the Fayette Experiment"; newspaper clippings, and the first issue (June 1970) of The Medgar Evers Fund News.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969-1971

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

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee