Collections tagged Civil Rights

Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

Sally Hemings Underground Newsletter

In May 1970, in response to the shooting of four unarmed students at Kent State University by National Guardsmen, about 1,000 UVA students engaged in several days’ worth of rallies and marches on the Lawn and on Grounds. They joined students across the country in protesting expansion of the...

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Indiana State Teachers Association Register

Indiana State Teachers Association Register

Founded on December 25, 1854, to further the cause of public and free education in Indiana, the Indiana State Teachers Association (ISTA) played an active and critical role in the development of modern public education within the state. Open to educators and the general public alike, the ISTA...

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Chinese American Citizens Alliance

Chinese American Citizens Alliance

The Chinese American Citizens Alliance is an organization founded in 1895 in San Francisco, California to work for civil rights of Chinese Americans and improve the welfare of the community. The records here are early membership applications from the Oakland branch and will serve as a pilot...

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Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

Vel Phillips Papers, 1951-2009

The Vel Phillips papers, 1951-2009, document the life and career of Milwaukee’s Vel Phillips, whose work as a lawyer, city alder, civil rights leader, judge, and Secretary of State profoundly influenced Wisconsin’s civil rights history throughout the latter half of the 20th century. Of...

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I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt

I demokratins namn – kvinnorna som krävde rösträtt

Nyheter i projektet: Nu kan du hjälpa till med att transkribera namnen på medlemmarna i Stockholms FKPR! Vi lanserar ytterligare ett litet sidoprojekt där du kan hjälpa till att transkribera informationen i en bevarad medlemsmatrikel från Föreningen...

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