Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983 (bulk 1977-1980).
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Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr. (August 15, 1935 – March 1, 2021) was an American business executive and civil rights activist who worked for Civil Rights Movement organizations before being chosen by President Bill Clinton as his close adviser. Born in Atlanta, Jordan grew up with his family in the segregated societal cosmos of Atlanta. An honors graduate of David T. Howard High School, he matriculated to DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, graduating in 1957, the only black student in a cla...
Walter Frederick "Fritz" Mondale (January 5, 1928-April 19, 2021) is an American politician, diplomat and lawyer who served as the 42nd vice president of the United States from 1977 to 1981. A United States senator from Minnesota (1964–1976), he was the Democratic Party's nominee in the 1984 United States presidential election, but lost to Ronald Reagan in an Electoral College landslide. Reagan won 49 states while Mondale carried his home state of Minnesota and the District of Columbia. In Octob...
Thomas P. O’Neill, Jr., in full Thomas Phillip O’Neill, Jr., byname Tip O’Neill, (born December 19, 1912, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.—died January 5, 1994, Boston, Massachusetts), American politician who served as a Democratic representative from Massachusetts in the U.S. House of Representatives (1953–87) and as speaker of the House (1977–86). He was a tireless advocate for social causes, and he frequently expressed his belief that it is the responsibility of the government to contribute to ...
Politician, congressman. From the description of Reminiscences of Edward I. Koch : oral history, 1975-1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 298686772 ...
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...
Research and legislative aide to U.S. Senator Herbert H. Lehman of New York. From the description of William B. Welsh papers, 1952-1956. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 319031857 William (Bill) B. Welsh was born in 1924. From the guide to the Hubert H. Humphrey vice-presidential files., 1966-1992 (bulk 1966-1969)., (Minnesota Historical Society) ...
Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter (b. Eleanor Rosalynn Smith, August 18, 1927, Plains, GA) has worked for more than three decades to improve the quality of life for people around the world. Today, she is an advocate for mental health, caregiving, early childhood immunization, human rights, and conflict resolution through her work at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The center is a private, nonprofit institution founded by former President and Mrs. Jimmy Carter in 1982. A full partner w...
Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer; born Patricia Roberts. From the description of Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983 (bulk 1977-1980). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983070 Patricia Roberts Harris was born Patricia Roberts on May 31, 1924, in Mattoon, Illinois. On September 1, 1955, she married Attorney William Harris. She graduated summa cum laude from Howard University in 1945 and received a doctorate in jurisprudence from George Washington University Law Sc...
Robert Byrd was born in Atlantic City in 1942. He attended Trenton Junior College in 1963. He earned a BFA at the Philedelphia Museum College of Art in 1966. He became an instructor in illustrating in 1976. He also became a children's book illustrator and later an author. Biographical Source: Something About of the Author, v. 112, pp. 44-45. From the description of Robert Byrd Papers no date. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 475473333 From the guid...
Jim Wright was born in Fort Worth in 1922 and spent his childhood in Texas and Oklahoma before attending Weatherford College and the University of Texas. Wright enlisted in the Army Air Corps during World War II and received his flyer’s wings and an officer’s commission at the age of nineteen. He flew combat missions in the South Pacific and received the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Legion of Merit. Wright began his political career after the war. He joined the Young Democrats of Texas ...
Monsignor Baroni was Director of Urban Affairs for the Archdiocese of Washington (1967), program director of USCC Urban Task Force (1970), founder and president of the National Center for Urban Ethnic Affairs (1971), and founder of the Catholic Conference on Ethnic and Neighborhood Affairs (1974). He was appointed Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development by President Carter (1977). From the description of Papers, 1962-1984. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: ...
Cyrus R. Vance was born on March 27, 1917, in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He attended Yale University and earned his B.A. in 1939 and his LL.B. in 1942. He began governmental work in 1957 by helping to draft the National Space Act of 1958. In 1961, John F. Kennedy appointed him general counsel and, in 1962, promoted him to secretary of the army. In 1964, Lyndon B. Johnson appointed Vance deputy secretary of defense. After resigning in 1967, Vance was asked by Johnson to ensure federa...
Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a lawyer, scholar, writer, educator, administrator, religious leader, civil rights and women's rights activist. She was a co-founder of the National Organization for Women (NOW) and the first black woman to be ordained as an Episcopal minister. She spent much of her life in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, and Washington, D.C. From the description of Proud shoes : the story of an American family : typescript, 1956 / by Pauli Murray. (New York Public Library)....
Government official. From the description of Oral history interview with Stuart E. Eizenstat, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527745 Stuart Elliot Eizenstat was born on January 15, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois. He graduated with honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1964 with an A.B. degree in political science, and in 1967 he received an LL.B. from Harvard University. From 1967 to 1968 Eizenstat served as a s...