American Civil Liberties Union archives [microform].

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American Civil Liberties Union. American Civil Liberties Union archives [microform].

American Civil Liberties Union archives [microform].

Contains extensive archives of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) which was founded in 1920. Included are correspondence of Roger Baldwin, Osmond K. Fraenkel and others. Includes court briefs, legal files, reports, documents, printed matter, and other source material pertaining to the activities and cases of the ACLU, such as the Scopes Trial and the Sacco-Vanzetti case. The archives relate to the ACLU's main areas of concern, which are freedom of belief, expression and association, equality before the law, and due process under the law. Also includes records of predecessor organizations and affiliate organizations.

293 microfilm reels.

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