Shapiro, Phillip. Papers, ca. 1960-1985


Shapiro, Phillip. Papers, ca. 1960-1985

Shapiro, Phillip. Papers, ca. 1960-1985

Approximately a third of this collection consists of the papers from these two groups: publicity, minutes, organizational records, correspondence, and more. A second significant segment of these papers concerns Shapiro's involvements in the 1960s and 1970s, particularly those in support of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, and his work around prison issues, particularly the San Quentin Six. He also did work on medical aid for Vietnam, involvement in the Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam, and the rebuilding of Bach Mai hospital.

15.5 linear ft.


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The San Quentin Six. (corporateBody)

Cleaver, Kathleen (person)

Shapiro, Phillip. (person)

Biography We've been told since out first childhood disappointment that life isn't fair. Dr. Philip Shapiro, a prominent Bay Area Psychiatrist and Human Rights activist for over a quarter of a century, lived his life as if to say "not if I have anything to do with it." Through his involvement with groups such as the Medial Committee for Human Rights, Physicians for Social Responsibility, the California Commission for the Protection of Human S...

Bach Mai Hospital. (corporateBody)

Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) (corporateBody)

Newton, Huey P. (person)

Huggins, Erika. (person)

Medical Committee for Human Rights (MCHR) (corporateBody)

Committee for Protection of Human Subjects. (corporateBody)

Black Panther Party for Self-Defense. (corporateBody)

Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam. (corporateBody)

Hilliard, David (person)

Pratt, Elmer Geronimo (person)

Cleaver, Eldridge, 1935-1998 (person)

Co-founder of Black Panther Party, presidential candidate of the Peace and Freedom Party (1968), and author of Soul on Ice. From the description of Papers ca. 1969-1977. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 55998690 Eldridge Cleaver was born August 3, 1935 in Wabbaseka, Arkansas. During his youth he was convicted of various drug and assault charges and spent time in reformatories and prisons. His experiences led him to become a follower of Malcolm X and the Nation of...

Seale, Bobby, 1936-.... (person)