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American Veterans Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MS2144
Abstract

The records of the American Veterans Committee document the organization's 60-year history advocating for peace and social justice. This collection contains a wide variety of formats, including correspondence, minutes, newspapers and newsletters, programs, official statements and testimonies, reports, membership data, legal documents, financial statements, photographs, audio reels, and artifacts.

Dates: 1942-2002

Brian Gilmore papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2257
Abstract This collection containes poems, essays, articles, notebooks, correspondence, fliers, clippings and other materials relating to the literary works of Washington D.C. poet Brian Gilmore. Included are articles from publications including the Washington Post, Detriot Free Press, the Washington Afro American, DC North, the Houston Chronicle and the Progressive as well as research files collected while composing these pieces. Topics include Malcolm X, Duke Ellington, the death penalty,...
Dates: 1977-2014

Geneva Valentine papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2340
Abstract This collection contains correspondence, personal writing, publications, legal and financial documents, memoranda, meeting minutes, memorabilia, photographs, scrapbooks, negatives, yearbooks, and company records documenting the activities of businesswoman, realtor, and Washington DC community leader Geneva K. Valentine. These materials date from 1922 to 2008 since they include records of family members and family-run corporations in addition to the records of Mrs. Valentine. The bulk of the...
Dates: circa 1920s to circa 2008; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1987

Marta Long presidential memorabilia collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS2099
Abstract Collection contains booklets, handbooks, invitations, programs and other ephemera relating to the activities of the Republican party. This material dates from 1960-81. The majority of the items are from the 1968 campaign to elect Richard M. Nixon and from the inauguration of Ronald Reagan in 1981. Of special note are party platforms from the Republican National Conventions of 1960, 1964, and 1968, as well as a book entitled "Nixon Speaks Out: Major Speeches and Statements" by Richard M....
Dates: 1960-1981

Peter Reddaway Samizdat collection

 Collection
Identifier: GRC0002
Abstract Samizdat, from the Russian "sam" ("by oneself") and "izdatel'stvo" ("publishing house,") means "self published" and designates prohibited publications created in secret and distributed via underground networks during the Soviet era. The Peter Reddaway samizdat collection contains original samizdat materials from the USSR, samizdat documents copied for distribution by Radio Free Europe/Radio liberty, correspondence, petitions, news sheets, articles, memoirs, works of prose and poetry,...
Dates: Circa 1950s - 2010

Progressive Student Union records

 Collection
Identifier: RG0134
Abstract This collection consists of material gathered and created by the George Washington University Progressive Student Union as a function of their advocacy and campaign work. The type of material in the collection includes flyers, newsletters, correspondence, meeting agendas, newspaper articles, brochures, educational material, campaign material, and organizational records. This material dates from 1966 to 2008 with the majority of the material falling within the dates 1988-1996. Topics...
Dates: 1966-2008; Majority of material found within 1988 - 1996

Richard Dunlop collection on Vietnam War-era Protests

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Identifier: MS2176
Abstract

Collection contains papers, images, sound recordings, and memorabilia related to various social issues, including the Vietnam War, civil rights, women's rights, poverty, communism, and the environment. The material dates from 1959-86, and documents protest activities in the Washington, DC area and other parts of the United States.

Dates: 1959-1986

Student Protest Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2093
Abstract

Collection consists of flyers, leaflets, and pamphlets documenting the war in Indochina, welfare, politics, humanitarian aid, civil rights, and The George Washington University administrative actions between 1965 and 1980.

Dates: 1965-1980

Tacie Dejanikus papers

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Identifier: MS2156
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, research notes, articles, pamphlets, periodicals, news clippings, audio cassette tapes, banners, tee shirts, books, buttons (informational artifacts) and photographs. These materials range in date from 1967- 90 (bulk 1975 -85). It includes organizational and personal staff information about the Off Our Backs collective, a feminist journal; activities, informational, and promotional material for social and civic activism groups including Women's Liberation...
Dates: 1967-1992

The Leo Deaner Radical Left-Wing Publications collection

 Collection
Identifier: LAC0011
Abstract This collection is composed of 20th and early 21st century American radical Left-Wing publication material. It is comprised mainly of various printed material, including pamphlets, newsletters, journals and flyers dating from 1890-2017. The individuals and groups represented in these publications were active in the American labor, anti-war, black power and radical student movements. Many of them espoused a proletarian revlutionary agenda. In 2009, Leo Deaner donated a collection of books and...
Dates: 1890-2017

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, part 1

 Collection
Identifier: MS2070
Abstract

Collection contains correspondence, news releases, booklets, articles, brochures, statements, meeting files, briefing books, memorabilia, newsletters, photographs, negatives, slides, bills, and hearing files documenting the life and activities of civil rights activist Walter F. Fauntroy. These materials date from 1941-1990 with the bulk of the records falling between 1960-1990.

Dates: 1941-1990

Walter E. Fauntroy papers, Part III

 Collection
Identifier: MS2394
Abstract Walter E. Fauntroy is a civil rights and religious leader in Washington, DC, with a career spanning over sixty years. Fauntroy served previously as delegate to the House of Representatives for Washington, DC; pastor of New Bethel Baptist Church; and as director of Walter E. Fauntroy and Associates (a Washington, DC-based consulting firm)--among many other things.This collection contains administrative files, project proposals, speeches, correspondence, financial and legal...
Dates: 1930-2006; Majority of material found within 1990-2006

Walter Tobriner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2014
Abstract Collection contains correspondence, greeting cards, index cards, newspaper clippings, speeches, statements, publications, and various types of memorabilia. The bulk of the collection consists of the six scrapbooks constructed by Tobriner between 1961 and 1968. These scrapbooks were taken apart and preservation photocopied, then placed in their original order, along with the different kinds of memorabilia. The materials in this collection range in date from 1949 to 1968, with the bulk of the...
Dates: 1949-1968

William L. Taylor papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2287
Abstract

This collection contains written speeches and testimony, correspondence, subject files, legal documents, and publications that William L. Taylor gathered and created during his career as a civil rights attorney between 1954 and 2009.

Dates: 1954-2009