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Caplan, Marvin

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2000-018

Content Description

Correspondence, newsletters, minutes, reports, and clippings regarding Neighbors Inc. Materials on Caplan's involvement with Tifereth Israel to other Jewish and labor interest. General community files include: home rule and DC education.

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This is an unprocessed collection with limited organization and box inventory information. Research access to the collection can be granted following a review of the collection by a member of the archival team.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within Circa 1958-1996


18.25 Linear feet (Total Boxes: 19)


Box 1 General files General Population, 1991-1994 Breuninger’s Shepherd Park Burdick-Field Trip schedule, 1990 Census data Civil War cemeteries D.C. demographics D.C. home rule, 1995 D.C. retrocession Dupont Circle Hanafi Muslims Home Rule Jewish population Sharon Pratt Kelly Library of Congress, 1991 Manor Park, , 1988 Marjorie Webster North Portal estates Pomona -- 7714 13th Street Public Schools Rock Creek Cemetery Residents buildings [folders on Shepherd Park] Walter Reed Jewish affairs/Labor The Compass Isaac In America, 1987 Amal Project, 1984 Jewish and labor interests, 1986 Box 2 [Folders regarding Jewish and labor affairs], 1980s Box 3-5 [Neighbors Inc. files] ca. 1958-1968 Box 6 Published essays and short stories Box 7 Scrapbook/Photo album of history of Shepherd Park Typewritten Manuscript of “Further Along …” Box 8 NI nominations 1994 City Success stories, 6/22/95 NI lists NI, M. Ware, 1959 NI [files], 1980s Shepherd Park, post 1990 News clips, 1992 Charter House, 1995 Chevy Chase House Copyright requests NY Times Ad, 1991 “1001 Monday Nights” Blacks and Jews, May 1989 MLK and Jews (Siegleman) CR Act 1991, Jewish Concerns LCCR, 1991 (2 files) Clarence Thomas, 1991 LCCR Annual, 1992 March on Washington, 1993 Fetal tissue Kelly’s Proclamation, 1992 Haitian refugees UWE Wenzel, 1993 Ben Chavis Lanni Guiner, 1994 Patrick Deval, 1994 LCCR Annual, 1994 LCCR Dinner, 1997 Box 9 National Capital Clearing House Neighborhood Commons Neighbors, Inc. NI School Integration Proposal Community Resources School projects - oral history Questionnaires Mediation Project, 1989-90 School Integration, 1988 Personal Name files (5) Real estate ad campaign, 1960 Belair Cleanup campaigns, 1962 NI 30th Anniversary Gallaudet, 1997 National Capital Clearing House for Neighborhood Democracy Notebook of clippings, etc. on NI, 1961-1962 Box 10 Washington Post editorial, 1983 Personal name files B’nai Brith Afro-American Society, 1996 Workmen’s Circle, 1992 Celebration files Homecrest House Holiday Park Portia Rotkin, 1995 [Correspondence on Caplan’s writings] Extra copies of “Truths and Half Truths” “100l Monday Nights,” etc. Notebook of clippings and notes re NI, ca. 1960s Box 11 Notebook of clippings, ca. 1960s History of LCCR, 1988 HEAL Theater Lobby interview Tifereth Israel Retreat Draft letter to unions re 1988 election [Correspondence & publicity re, and drafts of Caplan’s writings] Box 12 Voting Rights Reford, 1986-1987 Kennedy & Bork, 1987 Herman Edelsberg, Autio, 1988 Reagan record, , NEAS,m 1980-88 NAACP court crisis, 1989 Montgomery County Memorial, 1989 [LCCR topical files, 1967-1991] Tifereth Israel Shepherd School [Handwritten journals and transcribed typewritten versions from travels in Israel and Greece, 1991] TI retreats Correspondence to Li Miao Hebron Massacre, 1994 Box 13 Blueprints for Neighborhood Commons, Neighbors, Inc. Box 14 Solidarity Day materials , 9/19/98 LCCR Executive Cmte. meeting, January 1998 LCCR Conf., Civil Rights in the 21st Century, 1998 Box 15 LCCR Exec. Cmte. meeting, November 1998 Affirmative Action at the Crossroads: A Call to Action, A National Strategy Meeting…, 1997 Civil Rights Monitor, 1990s A Dream Deferred: Race Relations in America, Thirty Years after the Civil Rights Act Symposium Agenda, Dec. 1994 LCCR National Board Meeting and Executive Committee agendas, 1988-1995 (17 folders) Box 16 Youth Subminimum, 1985 IFC Cooperman’s Project, 1989 Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Memorial, 1989 Civil Rights Retreat, 1989 Clippings, 1989-90 Magruder High School talk, 1986 LCCR, May 1989 Jewish Community Council WAFOH, Meeting Agenda and Papers, 1986-1987 NEA Conference Speech to Students, 1984 MLK Commemoration, 1996 Free Voice of Labor, 1980 Interfaith Conference Retreat, 1984 Hawkins bill HR. 1036/S1812 Herschel: A Conversation Haim Gordon, 6/85 Commission on Education and Action Birch Bayh-Reagan, 1980 Thompson’s Documents Box 17 [Personal name and topical files for what appears to be background research for a book] Box 18-19 Published books and reports with some notes inserted