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Civil rights -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Jasper Alston Atkins papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1811
Overview: The papers consist of legal documents, writings, clippings, correspondence, and photographs that document the career of Jasper Alston Atkins. The papers emphasize Atkins' civil rights court cases.
Dates: 1922-1997

Alan Barth papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 867
Overview: Correspondence, articles, speeches, editorials, subject files, newspaper clippings, and a small amount of personal papers. Half the papers consist of editorials written for the Beaumont Journal(1937-1938), theWashington Post(1949-1977), and theGuild Reporter(1950-1951). Both the correspondence and writings reflect Barth's involvement during the McCarthy period. The issues of civil liberties and...
Dates: 1937-1981

Michael L. Charney papers

 Collection
Call Number: Ms Coll 86
Overview: Michael L. Charney (1946 - ) is a psychiatrist and life-long public health and social rights activist. The collection documents Charney's student activism while attending the Yale School of Medicine from 1968-1972 including his work as editor of the Yale Medical Center Newsletter , a student activism newsletter for the Yale School of Medicine; his work for a student strike and the creation of The Organizer's Manual; and his involvement with...
Dates: 1968-1972, 1988-1989

T. F. Gilroy Daly papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1718
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, continuing education course materials, legal pleadings, memoranda, newspaper clippings, photographs, reports, subject files, and writings that document T. F. Gilroy Daly's career as a United States District Court judge. The papers provide a comprehensive overview of Daly's career from his appointment in 1977 until his death in 1996. The materials regarding Daly's service as the chief judge of the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut...
Dates: 1950-1996, bulk 1988-1996

Thomas Irwin Emerson papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1622
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, course material, legal documents, and printed material that document Thomas Emerson's career as a lawyer and law professor. The papers emphasize Emerson's teaching, writing, and organizational activities during his career at the Yale Law School from 1946 to 1976.
Dates: 1933-1988, bulk 1946-1976

Ephemera concerning the People's Park protests

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-4353
Scope and Contents: Fliers, broadsides, posters, pamphlets, comic book, periodicals, and other ephemera concerning the 1969 People’s Park protests in Berkeley, California compiled by an unidentified creator. The ephemera document meetings, rallies, fundraisers, vigils, and protests held by various groups concerning People’s Park and, to a lesser extent, the Vietnam War and the civil rights movement. Organizations represented in the ephemera include Students for a Democratic Society, Young Socialist Alliance, Bay...
Dates: 1968-1969

Walter O. Evans collection of Frederick Douglass and Douglass Family papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 240
Content Description: This collection contains correspondence, scrapbooks, personal papers, writings, photographs, printed material, ephemera, and other papers by or relating to Frederick Douglass. These materials document Frederick Douglass's work as an orator, author, publisher, and statesman including speaking engagements, travel, and political appointments. The collection also includes materials that document the personal and professional lives of multiple members of the Douglass family including Lewis Henry...
Dates: circa 1846-1946

Fowler Vincent Harper papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1347
Overview: The papers consist of legal documents, correspondence and newspaper clippings relating to Harper's participation as a party or as attorney on cases involving government prosecution of alleged Communists during the McCarthy era of the late 1940s and 1950s. Included are papers on his own libel suit against the Hearst newspapers (1947-1948), his defense of Lyman R. Bradley in a suit against New York University (1951-1952) and of J.P. Peters in a loyalty investigation (1952-1954). Also in the...
Dates: 1941-1966

Grace Mott Johnson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 622
Overview: The Grace Mott Johnson Papers are comprised of correspondence, writings, photographs, and personal papers, which document the personal and professional life of the American artist Grace Mott Johnson. The Papers reflect Grace Mott Johnson's involvement in civil rights and involvement in the N.A.A.C.P. The papers also include material pertaining to Grace Mott Johnson's ancestors, including her father Alfred Van Cleve Johnson and grandfather Ebenezer Alfred Johnson. The most prominent...
Dates: 1802-1979

Harold Dwight Lasswell papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1043
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, research material, and personal memorabilia which document Harold Dwight Lasswell's boyhood and his career from 1939-1978, primarily as director of War Communications Research at the Library of Congress and as professor of law and political science at Yale University. The papers also reflect Lasswell's diverse research interests in content analysis, communications, psychology, values, policy sciences, and other fields in political and social...
Dates: 1877-1999

Ogden Rogers Reid papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 755
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, student papers, writings, speeches, subject files, congressional papers, clippings, photographs and miscellanea documenting the personal life and professional career of Ogden Rogers Reid. Among the subjects documented in the papers are Reid's student years at Yale University, his central role with the New York Herald Tribune, and his activities as ambassador to Israel and as a United States congressman. Files relating to his newspaper career include...
Dates: 1925-2019

Yale Civil Rights Council records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1052
Overview: The records consist of newsletters, correspondence, and brochures of the Yale Civil Rights Council.
Dates: 1964-1965