Papers, 1827-1985

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Papers, 1827-1985

Papers, 1827-1985

Correspondence, writings, photographs, etc., of Pauli Murray, lawyer, activist, and first African-American woman ordained as an Episcopal priest.

135 file boxes, 5 half file boxes, 1 folio box, 122 folders and 2 volumes of photographs, 3 oversize volumes, 12 folio folders, 13 folio folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 120 audiocassettes

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Walker, Mozelle

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Powell, Ruth B.

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Simchak, Morag MacLeod

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Waller, Odell

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Nelson, David

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Rightor, Henry Haskell

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Steven, Rosetta

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Domingo, Wilfred

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Morris, Mary Lee

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Whaley, Elmer

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Barlow, Irene, 1914-1973.

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Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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African-American poet, critic, playwright, novelist, author of children’s books, librarian. From the guide to the Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Teacher in New York, N.Y., and Huntsville, Ala.; head librarian, Fisk University; professor, University of Chicago; curator of James Weldon Johnson Collection and visiting professor of English, Yale University; writer in residence, Fisk University; and author. ...

Harper, Fowler

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Smith, Verna

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Sampson, Edith

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Hedgeman, Anna Arnold, 1899-1990

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African American civil rights leader and educator. From the description of Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers, 1944-1952. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984193 Anna Arnold Hedgeman (1899-1990) spent more than six decades working in the fields of interfaith and civil rights organizing, government service, and urban affairs. The author of two memoirs, The Trumpet Sounds (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964) and The Gift of Chaos (Oxford, 1977), Hedgeman was a pioneer in o...

Stone, Constance E.

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McIntyre, Mary Louise

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Adelmond, Charlotte

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Means, Gardiner C. (Gardiner Coit), 1896-1988

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Economist, author, businessman. Means served in several government agencies, 1933-1958. From the description of Papers, 1922-1987, 1933-1987 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524177 ...

Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998

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Bella S. Abzug (b. July 24, 1920, New York City, NY–d. March 31, 1998, New York City, NY) was an American lawyer, U.S. Representative, social activist and a leader of the Women's Movement. She recieved her undergraduate degree from Hunter College and a law degree from Columbia University in 1944. She practiced law at the firm of Pressman, Witt & Cammer specializing in labor law and took on civil rights cases. In 1970, she won a seat in the House of Represenatitves and served through 1977. A s...

Miller, Catherine

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Means, Gardiner C. (Gardiner Coit), 1896-1988

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Economist, author, businessman. Means served in several government agencies, 1933-1958. From the description of Papers, 1922-1987, 1933-1987 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155524177 ...

Rickhab Chand Bohra

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Marguerite J. Tillar

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Reyneau, Betsy Graves

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Betsy Graves Reyneau (1888-1964), American painter. From the description of Reyneau, Betsy Graves, 1888-1964 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10576113 ...

United States

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Melvin C. Chestnut

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Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia (Alexandria, Va.)

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority was founded on January 13, 1913 by twenty-two collegiate women at Howard University. It is a private, non-profit organization whose purpose is to provide services and programs to promote human welfare. The founders were college students who wanted to use their collective strength to promote academic excellence and to provide assistance to persons in need. The first public act performed by the Delta Founders involved their participation in the Women's Suffrage March in ...

Ware, Carolina F.

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Hernandez, Aileen C.

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Murray, Pauli, 1910-1985

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Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....

Brooke, Edward W. (Edward William), 1919-2015

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First popularly elected African American to serve in U.S. Senate, lawyer, and attorney general of Massachusetts. From the description of Edward William Brooke papers, 1956-1988 (bulk 1963-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982039 African American lawyer, Massachusetts attorney general, and U.S. senator. From the description of Papers, 1956-1988 (bulk 1963-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605190 Biographical Note ...

Hastie, William, 1904-1976

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1904, Nov. 17 Knoxville, Tennessee Knoxville Born, Knoxville, Tennessee Son of William Henry and Roberta (Child) Hastie 1921 Graduated from Dunbar High School, Washing...

Baah, Kwaku

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Fuentes, Sonia Pressman

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Lawyer and feminist, Fuentes worked at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1965-1973, some of this time as chief of the legislative counsel division. She was a founder of the National Organization for Women, Women's Equity Action League, and Federally Employed Women, and has lectured widely on women's rights. From the description of Papers, 1965-1990 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007571 ...

Kemp, Maida Springer

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Trade-unionist. From the description of Oral history interview with Maida Springer Kemp, 1977. (Wayne State University, Archives of Labor & Urban). WorldCat record id: 32321612 Trade unionist. From the description of Reminiscences of Maida Springer Kemp : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131813 Kemp was born in Panama, Central America, in 1910 and moved to New York City with her mot...

Goldstein, Ruth M.

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William Murray, Jr.

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Fuller, Richard M.

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Powell, B. Ruth

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Episcopal Women's Caucus

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Mondale, Walter F., 1928-

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Walter Frederick Mondale (b. Jan. 25, 1928, Ceylon, Minn.), senator from Minnesota and Vice President of the United States. He attended the Heron Lake and Elmore, Minnesota public schools, then attended Macalester College in St. Paul. He graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1951. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953, then graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1956, getting admitted to the Minnesota bar the same year. He commenced practice in Minneapol...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943

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Stephen Vincent Beńet was born July 22, 1898, in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, into a military family. His father had a wide appreciation for literature, and Beńet's siblings, William Rose and Laura, also becmae writers. Beńet attended Yale University where he published two collections of poetry, Five Men and Pompey (1915), The Drug-Shop (1917). His studies were interrupted by a year of civilian military service; he worked as a cipher-clerk in the same department as James Thurber. He graduated fro...

Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965

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Illinois governor (1949-1953), Democratic U. S. presidential candidate (1952, 1956), and U. S. ambassador to the United Nations (1961-1965). From the description of Letter, July 13, 1949. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 698776706 Thirty-first governor of Illinois (1949-1953), two time Democratic Presidential candidate (1952, 1956), diplomat and statesman. From the description of Papers, 1880-1965 [1948-1952]. (Abraham Lincoln President...

American Civil Liberties Union

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Founded in 1920 in New York City by Roger Baldwin and others; the ACLU was an outgrowth of the American Union Against Militarism's National Civil Liberties Bureau, which in 1920 changed its name to the American Civil Liberties Union. From the description of Collection, 1917- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 42740878 The Southern Women's Rights Project (SWRP) located in Richmond is affiliated with the American Civil Liberties Union. The project deal...

Rodman, Wilmot

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Milgram, Morris, 1916-1997

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Morris Milgram was born and raised in New York, the son of Jewish parents working in the garment industry. He attended City University of New York from where he was expelled after leading a protest against a university-sponsored visit by Italian fascist students. He finished studies at Dana College (later Newark University) and started working for the Workers⁰́₉ Defense League, first as executive secretary and eventually as national secretary. In 1947 he resigned from the Workers⁰́₉ Defense Leag...

Edward K. Welsh

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Mary Daly

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Chute, Joy

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Parker, Mabel

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Curtis, Helen

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