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Found 7 collections related to Civil rights

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Campaign for World Government (Organization)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 461
41 linear feet (98 boxes)
The Campaign for World Government, founded by Rosika Schwimmer and Lola Maverick Lloyd in December 1937, was among the first organizations to advocate a democratic federal world government. The Campaign was divided between two offices in separate... more
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1787
57.89 linear feet (138 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder)
Author, peace activist, world government advocate and philanthropist, Georgia Lloyd, 1913-1999, was executive secretary of the Campaign for World Government from 1943 until 1990. Her papers consist of correspondence, professional writings and... more
O'Connor, Jessie Lloyd, 1904-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4803
2 linear feet (5 boxes)
Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist and pro-labor activist from the 1920s until her death in 1988. She predominantly wrote for the Federated Press, a news service oriented toward labor and unions. O'Connor's articles were published in a variety... more
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3201
21 linear feet (50 boxes)
Lillian D. Wald, a public health nurse and social worker on New York City's Lower East Side, was a pioneer in American social work and public health. She founded the Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York in 1893 and... more
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Seymour, Whitney North, 1901-1984
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2730
166 linear feet (181 boxes)
Whitney North Seymour (1901-1983) was a New York City trial lawyer who was active in numerous legal, civic, political, and social organizations. After receiving his law degree from Columbia University in 1923, Seymour joined the law firm of... more
Kennedy, Michael J., 1937-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 29966
57.25 linear feet (139 boxes); 243 megabytes (27 computer files)
Michael Kennedy (1937-2016) was a criminal defense and civil rights lawyer known for defending radical political figures, drug smugglers, members of organized crime, and other people shunned by more mainstream legal counsel. An expert in First and... more