Rutgers University Libraries
Constitutions, correspondence, minutes, financial, legislative, and membership records, issue, legal, and political files, committee reports, guidelines and procedures, campaign materials, ballots, press releases, clippings, photos, and other records. Persons represented include Bella Abzug, Joseph Addabbo, Herman Badillo, Birch Bayh, Abraham Beame, Peter A.A. Berle, Mario Biaggi, Jonathan B. Bingham, Frank Brasco, Earl Brydges, James L. Buckley, Clifford P. Case, Shirley Chisholm, Dick Clark, Ramsey Clark, Lawrence Cooke, John Conyers, Don Edwards, Arthur O. Eve, Allan Fagan, Robert Garcia, Robert M. Ginsberg, Harrison J. Goldin, Richard N. Gottfried, Stephen E. Gottlieb, Mike Gravel, Donald Halperin, Vance Hartke, Elizabeth Holtzman, Harold Hughes, Henry M. Jackson, Jacob K. Javits, Edward M. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Ed Koch, G. Oliver Koppell, John V. Lindsay, Allard K. Lowenstein, Thomas Mackell, Thomas Manton, Wilbur D. Mills, Edmund S. Muskie, Eugene H. Nickerson, Paul ... Read More
Columbus State University - Simon Schwob Memorial Library
The collection consists of records of the League of Women Voters of Columbus (Ga.) from 1930-1958. The records include minutes (1930-1958); reports of officers; membership cards; scrapbooks (1930-1957); constitutions and by-laws; local, state, and national publications; questionnaires for candidates from various election years; poll worker and poll watchers material; publications relating to city government; and budget or financial information. The materials document the activities of the League and contain information on legislation pending in the Georgia General Assembly and the U.S. Congress; local elections and poll workers; and subjects of interest to the League such as housing, medical care, local government, the county unit system, education, and taxation
Columbia University
Correspondence, memoranda, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials, almost entirely of a political nature and comprised largely of his leadership of the Democratic County Committee of New York, 1962-1964. Also included are files relating to a number of election campaigns in which he was involved, including those of Eugene McCarthy and Hubert Humphrey in 1968. The manuscript and related material for his book, "Behind Closed Doors: Politics in the Public Interest." (New York, 1966), are also included. Among the major correspondents are Mario Cuomo, James A. Farley, Hubert H. Humphrey, Robert F. Kennedy, Herbert H. Lehman, Adam Clayton Powell, Adlai E. Stevenson, and Robert F. Wagner, Jr. 1979 ADDITION: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, documents, and minutes of the Temporary State Charter Revision Commission for the City of New York, 1972-1976. 1986 ADDITION: Political correspondence, 1957-1981, nearly half of which includes materials relating to the 1977 New York City mayoral ... Read More
Illinois State University - Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives
The Records of the McLean County League of Women Voters contains materials related to social and political initiatives completed by the League. Material in this collection spans from the early 1900s to the early 2000s, and includes agendas and minutes, treasurer reports, directories, scrapbooks, photographs, newspaper clippings, and correspondence
New Haven Museum & Historical Society Library
Minutes, constitution, annual reports, and newsletters (incomplete file) and numerous publications of the New Haven, state, and national leagues
Chicago History Museum-- Research Center
Chiefly papers generated during Despres's 20 years as alderman of Chicago's Fifth Ward and pertaining to his political and social interests in representing the Hyde Park neighborhood, as well as some material reflecting his career as a lawyer. Includes extensive aldermanic records composed of correspondence, microfilm copies of clippings, telephone request and complaint cards revealing concerns of his constituents, and subject files; together with records of Fifth Ward Citizens' Committee, a civic organization which supported Alderman Despres and worked for his reelections, and papers from his legal career, pertaining to such issues as his work with American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois and Nathan Leopold's invasion of privacy suit against Meyer Levin. Topics include city finances and planning, discrimination in housing and employment, pollution and environmental control, public education, crime, urban renewal, and zoning
New-York Historical Society
24 letters written between 1861 and 1890 from Dana to Thomas B. Carroll, regarding buying a controlling interest in the "Albany Evening Journal," New York politics, recollections of Abraham Lincoln, the presidency of Grover Cleveland, and personal matters. Letter to Catherine Lee Youmans, dated Sept. 20, 1861. Letter from Dana to Roscoe Conkling, dated New York, Nov. 28, [1866], concerning the election of a U.S. Senator from New York. Certificate of incorporation of the Evening Telegraph Association, Sept. 1867. Letter to Mrs. Steele refusing to publish something that Col. [Frederick?] Conkling would not like, Sept. 9, 1869. 10 letters to Colonel A. H. Markland, written between 1884 and 1887, regarding politics, articles by Markland, Fitz Henry Warren, and other matters
New-York Historical Society
One folder contains resumes and photocopies of newspaper clippings, letters, flyers, and other materials related to the career of Shirley Zak Hayes at WNYC and the American Federation of Television and Radio Arts, and to her community involvement, particularly her fight in the 1950s for a car-free Washington Square Park. The second folder contains duplicates of items in the first folder
New-York Historical Society
Letters from William Cullen Bryant to various recipients on topics such as his poetry, politics, the American Civil War, and slavery. Nine poems by Bryant, in his hand. Obituary of Bryant from "The Daily Graphic." Bryant Commemoration program, Dec. 30, 1878. Receipts for subscriptions to the New York Weekly Evening Post
Columbia University
Friends and family members recall the life and contributions of Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980), from early days at the Encampment for Citizenship and the University of North Carolina to his assassination. There are vivid accounts of his leadership in civil rights struggles from Mississippi to South Africa. His political influence is illustrated both during his service in the House of Representatives, 1968-70, and subsequently, particularly in his organization of opposition to the Vietnam war. Lowenstein's relations with Eleanor Roosevelt, Hubert Humphrey, Eugene MacCarthy, Robert Kennedy and many other political and civil rights activists are reflected in many of these accounts


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