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Allison L. Burnett papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16656
Content Description This collection contains the Civil Rights papers of Dr. Allison L Burnett, a biology professor at the University of Virginia and an active member in social movements, who was an organizer of the efforts and petition drive to integrate the University Theater. The papers include twenty-one long-sheet petitions, fourteen newspaper clippings, and six pieces of correspondence. The long-sheet petitions, each one or two pages, are signed by students and faculty in support of the...
Dates: c. 1960s

Department of Justice Statements of the Attorney General and Assistant Attorney General (1943-1951)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-82-2
Abstract Collection of statements, speeches and press releases from officials of the United States Department of Justice, 1942 - 1951.
Dates: 1942-1951

Explorations in Black Leadership project papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 16674

Papers of Frederick D. G. Ribble

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-77-1

Records of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-85-2
Abstract This collection of 254 archival boxes, contains administrative and topical files that relate to civil liberties issues as academic freedom, due process, the rights of children, members of the military, and students; racial and sexual discrimination; the draft; religion in public schools; and state reapportionment. There is case material for the ACLU of Virginia; project files for long-term concerns such as the rights of women, the mentally handicapped; prisoners and migrant farmworkers.
Dates: 1954-1979

Maria Saporta photographs of the Southern Christian Leadership Civil Rights March

 Collection — Box: BW 33, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16500
Content Description This collection contains six black and white photographs of members of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) marching in Richmond, Virginia in 1963. Maria Saporta is identified as the photographer in the photographs.The SCLC's seventh annual convention occurred from September 24 to September 27 at Virginia Union University in Richmond. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the organization's founding members and acted as president until his 1968 assassination. He spoke...
Dates: September 24-27, 1963

The Papers of Arthur I. Schulman Concerning the Virginia ACLU

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-95-1
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, minutes of meetings and directories of the ACLU in Charlottesville, Virginia, 1969-1972.
Dates: 1964-1972

Thurman Wenzl papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16615
Content Description This collection contains papers, correspondence, newspapers and clippings, publications, leaflets, and records on events, activities, and professional connections related to Thurman Wenzl's study as a graduate student at the University of Virginia (1963-1969). These materials document his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement and for worker's rights. The items include 1994 reunion materials of the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC), information on the Radical Student Union of UVA,...
Dates: ca. 1960s-2000

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