Papers of Virginia Foster Durr, 1919-2007

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Papers of Virginia Foster Durr, 1919-2007

Biographical materials, correspondence, clippings, photographs, etc., of Virginia Foster Durr, civil rights activist.

3 cartons, 2+1/2 file boxes, 1 folio folder, 11 folders of photographs

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Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

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John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party. From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reed (1887-1920) was an Amer...

Lamb, Helen Boyden

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Helen Boyden Lamb Lamont (1906-1975), an economist (Radcliffe, A.B., 1928, Ph.D, 1943), was a research analyst for the Foreign Economic Administration of the US government and for the Center for International Studies at MIT, where she studied India's economy. Later in life she was active in civil liberties work and a leader of the anti-Vietnam War protest, as a result of which she was included on President Nixon's Enemies List of 1973. Born Helen Elizabeth Boyden, she married Robert Keen Lamb (1...

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Cohen, Wilbur J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1913-1987

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Wilbur J. Cohen was Director of the Research and Statistics Bureau of the Wisconsin Health, Education and Welfare Department and the author of several texts on Social Security. From the guide to the Wilbur J. Cohen, Papers, 1937-1942, (Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University.) Government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Wilbur Joseph Cohen : oral history, 1976. (Columbia Univ...

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Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005

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Rosa Louis Lee Parks (1913-2005) became an icon of the civil rights movement after she was arrested and jailed for refusing to relinquish her seat on a Montgomery, Alabama, bus in 1955. Her courage led to the Montgomery bus boycott and eventual court order outlawing segregation and discrimination on buses in that city. She was honored with the Congressional Gold Medal, the United States' highest civilian honor, in July of 1999. ...

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Emerson, Ruth

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Horton, Myles, 1905-1990

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Myles Horton, founder of the Highlander Folk School (Mounteagle, Tenn.) and civil rights activist. From the description of Myles Horton oral history interview, 1989 Dec. 15. (Georgia State University). WorldCat record id: 38726954 ...

Roberts, A. (Andrew)

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Eastland, James O. (James Oliver), 1904-1986

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James Oliver Eastland (b. November 28, 1904, Doddsville, Mississippi-d. February 19, 1986, Doddsville, Mississippi) was a U.S. Senator from Mississippi. Eastland began his career as a lawyer practicing in Mississippi. He then went on to serve as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives from 1928-1931. In 1941, Eastland served a temporary appointment to the U.S. Senate to fill a vacant seat made by the death of Pat Harrison. Eastland was then officially elected as a Democrat to the U....