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Julian Bond papers--addition 1

 Collection — Box: 112 Folder 5a
Identifier: MSS 13347
Content Description

This addition to MSS 13347 Julian Bond papers contains lecture materials, outlines, and a chapter by Julian Bond. This includes the following documents: Civil Rights Tour-origins, Montgomery Bus Boycott lecture and outline, and a chapter titled: The Civil Rights Movement Grassroots Leadership- Living "in struggle."

Dates: ca. 2014-2016

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)

Identifier: MSS-82-2

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
Content Description This collection contains briefings with preparatory materials, questions and notes for oral histories conducted as part of the Explorations in Black Leadership project. The briefings were often compiled by interns with the Institute for Public History and included interview questions, possible answers prepared for Julian Bond (the primary interviewer), biographical information, handwritten notes, and correspondence. The collection also includes audio and video cassettes, CDs, and DVDs of...
Dates: 1998 - 2015

Thomas N. Gardner papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16732
Content Description This collection contains the papers of Thomas Gardner, an alumnus of the University of Virginia, a leader in the Southern civil rights and national peace movements of the ‘60s and ‘70s, and Professor of Communication at Westfield State University. The collection documents Gardner's social and political activism and involvement with civil rights, labor, anti-war, and anti-prison movements through different organizations such as the Southern Conference Education Fund (SCEF), the...
Dates: c. 1966-2008

Gregory H. Swanson papers

Identifier: MSS-2024-01
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one part of Gregory H. Swanson's professional papers. They primarily document his thoughts on civil rights and his work in this area during the 1950s. The collection also includes Swanson's class photograph from the Howard University School of Law and several posthumous awards given to his daughter, Karen.

Dates: 1948 - 2022

Florynce Kennedy photographs

 Collection — Box: BW 53, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 16784
Content Description This collection contains four black and white photographs (roughly trimmed to 8 x 10 inches or slightly larger) featuring Florynce 'Flo' Kennedy (1916-2000) speaking. Kennedy was an American lawyer, feminist, and activist who founded the Feminist Party in 1971. Each photograph is stamped in red ink with the Examiner Reference Library. The stamps are dated 1973-1976. Three photos include a newspaper clipping of the same image pasted onto the verso, with "Examiner" captioning the photo and...
Dates: c.1973-1976

Papers of Frederick D. G. Ribble

Identifier: MSS-77-1

Records of the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia

Identifier: MSS-85-2

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...
Dates: September 24-27, 1963

Howard W. Smith Papers

Identifier: MSS 8731
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the files and working papers of Howard Worth Smith who represented Virginia in Congress for some thirty-five years as representative from the Eighth Congressional District. Included are correspondence received and carbon copies of replies, clippings, printed government and other publications, copies of printed bills, reports, press releases, speeches, notes, memoranda, financial records, tape and disc...
Dates: 1933 - 1966

The Papers of Arthur I. Schulman Concerning the Virginia ACLU

Identifier: MSS-95-1

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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