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Civil rights -- Connecticut

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Michael Antisdale and Mark R. Melanson Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2105
Overview: Michael Antisdale and Mark Melanson, a gay couple, sued the town of West Hartford in 1998 because the town pool only gave discounted “family” rates to heterosexual couples. Five other cohabitating, non-married couples later joined them in the suit. At the time, the town council was Republican in majority. The suit continued until Democrats came into the majority and settled the case in 2002, and the council revised the definition of “family” in West Hartford's recreational facilities policy to...
Dates: 1995-2003 and undated

David Nelson Beach, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Call Number: RG 60A
Overview: Correspondence, writings, collected material, and biographical records provide valuable documentation of Beach's Yale education, his work with the YMCA in France during World War I, his ministry, his contributions to the Congregational denomination, and the work of the Connecticut Civil Rights Commission. David Nelson Beach, Jr. (1894-1990) was a clergyman in New England and Minnesota, including at First Church of Christ (Center Church) in New Haven from 1943 to 1960. He served on the...
Dates: 1862-1989

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

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