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Civil rights

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Artificial and Ephemeral Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 060
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters, programs, meeting minutes, speeches, event tickets, brochures, pamphlets, invitations, financial records, legislative materials, political memorabilia, and other rare items dating primarily from the 19th through the mid- 20th century. Of particular significance are letters, petitions, and legislative acts documenting the work of elected and appointed mayors; a Board of Alderman; and City Councils from 1802 through the early 1870s in the “Politics...
Dates: 1769

Black Lives Matter Panels

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2021.006
Dates: 2020-05-25 - 2020-08-10

Dr. Darrell Clayton Crain Jr. Photograph Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00010
Identifier: P035
Scope and Contents The collection consists of 270 Kodachrome Ektachrome slides, three empty slide boxes, and one original 8x10 black and white photograph, as well as 275 digital surrogates of all of the analog images donated and several family photographs of Crain and his homes which the Library only received digitally. The photographs document daily life in the Washington, D.C. area, Dr. Crain’s travels around the U.S. and abroad, and important events. Events depicted include the March on Washington for Jobs...
Dates: 1949-1989

Julius Hobson Papers

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...
Dates: 1960-1977

League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia Records

Identifier: 033
Scope and Contents

The collection contains clippings and alphabetically arranged office files maintained by the League of Women Voters of the District of Columbia to document its activities. Topics in the records cover primarily local D.C. political issues, but also national and international concerns of the National League of Women Voters. The records are divided into two series: topical files and clippings.

Dates: 1930-1982

Makini Niliwambieni interview, 2018-05-21

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc010
Scope and Contents Makini Niliwambieni a.k.a. Mama Makini reflects on her life and what brought her to dedicate decades to performing, choreographing, and teaching African styles of dance. She talks about growing-up in Trenton, NJ, where she was exposed to “Black Arts” coming out of the Civil Rights Movement. She first started attending African Dance classes as part of the African People’s Action School, which was closely related to the socialist All African People Revolutionary Party founded by Kwame NKrumah...
Dates: 2018-05-21

Nia Kuumba Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023.033
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2015
Poor People's Campaign in Dig DC
Poor People's Campaign in Dig DC

Poor People's Campaign

 Digital Collection
Identifier: dcpl_119

Poor People’s Campaign Collection

 Collection — External hard drive DIG_00018
Identifier: 119
Scope and Contents

The contents of this collection include: correspondence, flyers, memorabilia, newsletters, newspaper clippings, poems, and songs.

Dates: 1968