Loren Miller papers 1876-2003 1932-1966


Loren Miller papers 1876-2003 1932-1966

This collection consists of the personal and professional papers ofjournalist, civil rights activist, attorney and judge Loren Miller (1903-1967).

10,454 items.; 72 boxes.




SNAC Resource ID: 6653802

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Bradley, Tom, 1917-1998

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Organizational History and List of Officers Organizational History 1909 Issued the “Call,” a statement calling for a conference to protest discrimination and violence against African Americans Convened the National Negro Conference on May 31 and June 1, New York, N.Y. E...

Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989

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Baldwin, James, 1924-1987

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Hawkins, Augustus F., 1907-2007

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United States. Committee on Fair Employment Practice

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United States. Commission on Civil Rights

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Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

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Thurgood Marshall (b. July 2, 1908, Baltimore, Maryland – d. January 24, 1993, Washington, D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a 1954 decision that ruled t...

Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939

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Literary critic and reformer; taught at Columbia University in New York, 1899-1911. From the description of Letter : [New York], to Elbridge Colby, 1911 March 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 21417689 Joel E. Spingarn was an educator and writer who worked with social reform causes, primarily with the NAACP. From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Collection, 1910-1947. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84422765 From the description of Joel E. Spingarn Co...

White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...

Kennedy, Robert F. (Robert Francis), 1925-1968

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Robert Francis Kennedy (November 20, 1925 – June 6, 1968), also referred to by his initials RFK and occasionally by the nickname Bobby, was an American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th United States Attorney General from January 1961 to September 1964, and as a U.S. Senator from New York from January 1965 until his assassination in June 1968. He was the brother of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy and Senator Edward Moore Kennedy. Kennedy and his brothers were born into a wealthy,...

Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Dept.

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United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment.

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Los Angeles Urban League

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Herndon, Angelo, 1913-1997

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Communist Party organizer in Georgia and renowned African-American political prisoner in the 1930s. Angelo Herndon, who helped organized a protest march of Black and white unemployed workers in Atlanta in 1932, was found guilty of "inciting to insurrection" in a Fulton County court, under an 1861 slave stature, and condemned to 18 to 20 years on a Georgia chain gang. A petition drive for his release organized by the International Labor Defense collected two million signatures. Freed on bail in D...

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

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W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, socialist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, writer and editor. Educated at Fisk University, he did graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate. Du Bois became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University. Due to his contributions in the African-American community he was seen as a member of a Black elite that supported some aspects ...

NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund

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California. Supreme Court

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Meschrabpom Film Company.

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X, Malcolm, 1925-1965

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Black activist. From the description of Radio broadcast of an interview with Malcolm X, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736449 Black nationalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Malcolm X : lecture, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513305 African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle ...

Congress of Racial Equality

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Colley, Nathaniel Sextus, 1918-

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Williams, Franklin, 1917-

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Ambassador, foundation president. From the description of Reminiscences of Franklin Hall Williams : oral history, 1982. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122574202 Ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of Franklin Hall Williams : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122565379 Franklin Hall Williams was an African-American civil rights lawyer, diplo...

Miller, Loren

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Biography Loren Miller, journalist, civil rights activist, attorney and judge, was born in Pender, Nebraska in 1903 to former slave, John Miller, and Nora Herbaugh, a white Midwesterner of Dutch ancestry. Miller attended Kansas University and received his law degree from Washburn Law School in Topeka, Kansas in 1928. In 1929, Miller came to Los Angeles where he first worked as editor of the California Eagle, the oldest African American newspa...

National Bar Association

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Mosk, Stanley, 1912-

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Bowron, Fletcher, 1887-1968

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Bowron was born Aug. 13, 1887 in Poway, CA; attended UC Berkeley (1907-9), USC Law School (1909-11); admitted to CA State Bar, 1917; executive secretary to governor of CA (1925-26); judge, Superior Court, Los Angeles (1926-38, 1956-62); elected mayor of Los Angeles in recall election, Sept. 16, 1938; re-elected to three additional terms and served as mayor for a total fifteen years (1938-53); died Sept. 11, 1968. From the description of Collection of material about the Los Angeles Me...

League of Struggle for Negro Rights (U.S.)

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Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963

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Medgar Wiley Evers (b. July 2, 1925, Decatur, MS–d. June 12, 1963, Jackson, MS) was an African American civil rights activist in Mississippi. He worked to overturn segregation at the University of Mississippi, to end segregation of public facilities, and to expand opportunities for African Americans, including enforcement of voting rights. He was assassinated by a white supremacist and Klansman....

United States. President's Committee on Civil Rights

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United States. Civil Rights Act of 1964

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Pub. . 88–352) outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The bill was called for by President John F. Kennedy in his Report to the American People on Civil Rights in June 1963 but opposed by filibuster in the Senate. President Lyndon Johnson pushed it forward in Nov. 1963 after Kennedy was assassinated. The bill passed in the senate, June 1964 and was signed into law July 2, 1964....

Moon, Henry Lee, 1901-1985

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Journalist; Mr. Moon d.1984. From the description of Reminiscences of Henry Lee Moon and Robert C. Weaver : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309742018 ...

American Federation of Labor

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Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

Japanese American Citizens' League

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Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981

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Mooney, Thomas J., 1882-1942

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Thomas J. Mooney was born on December 8, 1882 in Chicago, Illinois and raised in Indiana and Massachusetts. A molder by trade, Mooney first came to California in 1908, permanently settling in San Francisco in 1910. There he became involved in the work of the Socialist party and various labor organizing activites. In 1916, Mooney and Warren K. Billings were wrongfully convicted of the Preparedness Day bombing of July 22. Mooney's plight became a cause amongst labor until his eventual release and ...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Young, Whitney M.

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Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996

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Governor of California, 1959-1967. From the description of Press conference recording, 1964. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553823 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown (1905-1996), born in San Francisco, Calif., was the thirty-second governor of California from 1959 to 1967. From the description of Brown, Edmund G. (Edmund Gerald), 1905-1996 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569285 Biographical Note ...

California. Municipal Court (Los Angeles Judicial District)

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Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963

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John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)

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Granger, Lester B. (Lester Blackwell), 1896-1976

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Member of Dartmouth Class of 1918. From the description of [Collection of his published writings]. 1939-1953. (Dartmouth College Library). WorldCat record id: 240653249 Lester Blackwell Granger was an African American civic leader and social worker. Born in 1896, he grew up in Newark, NJ, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1918. After serving in the United States Army during the First World War, he worked briefly for the Newark chapter of the National Urban League. From...

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...

National Negro Congress

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National urban league

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The National League on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, later the National Urban League, resulted from the 1910 merger of three welfare organizations in New York, N.Y.: the Committee for Improving Industrial Conditions among Negroes in New York, the Committee on Urban Conditions Among Negroes, and the National League for Protection of Colored Women. From the description of Records of the National Urban League, 1910-1986 (bulk 1930-1979). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130941 ...

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

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Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...