Leslie Dunbar papers, [ca. 1946-2005].


Leslie Dunbar papers, [ca. 1946-2005].

The collection consists of papers of Leslie Dunbar from ca. 1946-1995. The papers include correspondence, speeches and addresses, articles written by and about Dunbar, newspaper clippings, photographs, and printed material. The materials document his involvement in a variety of organizations including the Southern Regional Council, Field Foundation, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Amnesty International, and the Center for Defense Information.

14.5 linear ft. (19 boxes and 1 OP)

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Amnesty international

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Amnesty International was founded in 1961 by Peter Benenson, a lawyer from the United Kingdom, who originally planned to start an appeal in Britain aimed at freeing all prisoners of conscience from around the world. By 1963, it comprised more than 1000 voluntary groups in 28 countries, and it continued to grow until, in 2008, it has expanded to include 52 sections. These national A.I. sections remain essentially their own organizations with large followings and boards of directors, including Amn...

Dunbar, Leslie 1921-

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Leslie Wallace Dunbar (1921- ), author, consultant, educator, served as executive director of the Southern Regional Council (1961-1965) and executive director and secretary of the Field Foundation (1965-1980), resides in Durham, North Carolina. From the description of Leslie Dunbar papers, [ca. 1946-2005]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863263 ...

Field Foundation (New York, N.Y.)

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The Field Foundation was established in 1940 by Marshall Field III, a Chicago banker, publisher of the Chicago Sun-Times, and grandson of the founder of the Marshall Field and Company department store in Chicago. The foundation provided support to organizations promoting civil rights, civil liberties, and child welfare and to other groups and individuals working for social change. By 1988 the foundation had distributed all its funds and ceased to exist. From the guide to the Field Fo...

Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute

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Southern Regional Council

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The Help Our Public Education (HOPE) project was established in 1958 by a group of community leaders and concerned citizens to disseminate information regarding school integration in Georgia. After the Supreme Court's school desegregation decision of 1954, HOPE anticipated that many of Georgia's public schools would close, because the state would refuse to comply. HOPE believed an informed public would take the necessary action through elected representatives to keep Georgia's public schools ope...

Center for Defense Information (Washington, D.C.)

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The Center was established in Washington as an independent agency to scrutinize national defense programs on a day to day basis. Director, Rear Admiral (Ret.) Gene La Rocque. From the description of Collection, 1978-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27057531 ...