Found 4 collections related to Social activists.

Filtering on: x1951 - 2000
Citizens for a Quieter City
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 552
36.0 linear feet (36 boxes, 1 container). 68 audio_recordings. 19 video_recordings
Citizens for a Quieter City was a non-profit, volunteer organization dedicated to the reduction of urban noise. Founded by Robert Alex Baron, its objectives were to develop information about the injurious effect of noise; research methods of... more
Woodside, Migs
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186106
9.0 linear feet (24 boxes). 78.8 megabytes (60 computer files)
Migs Woodside is an expert in substance abuse and the founder and President of the Children of Alcoholics Foundation. She was married to William S. Woodside, CEO of American Can Company. Her papers, dating from the 1960s to 2020, chronicle her... more
Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 533045
1.38 linear feet (4 boxes)
Preston Wilcox (1923-2006) was a Black educator, sociologist, and community organizer. Wilcox was at the forefront of the community control movement in the mid-1960s, and founded AFRAM Associates, a public service agency in Harlem, in 1968. The... more
Borden, David A.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 186111
2.71 linear feet (8 boxes)
Block Communities, Inc. (BCI) was a community organizing anti-poverty agency that operated in New York City from 1966 until 1968. Originating in East Harlem, the group consisted of community organizers who moved onto a city block, surveyed the... more