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Political activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

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

Citizens for New Columbia collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2383
Abstract Citizens for New Columbia was a statehood advocacy group active in the early 1990s that actively supported statehood for D.C. The group was a pro-statehood grass-roots group working to promote citizen participation using civil disobedience and congressional lobbying in advance of the initial House vote. Prominent members of the group included former mayors of Washington D.C. Sharon Pratt and Walter Washington, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Senator Jesse L. Jackson, and Senator Florence...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1993-1994; 1930, 1982 - 1994

Mark Plotkin papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2370
Overview This collection contains handwritten commentaries, typed commentary, published articles from multiple newspapers and personal documents from the career of Mark Plotkin. Plotkin was most well known for his career as a political commentator and analyst primarily on the radio and on TV. These appearances were local and international (CBC-Canadian Broadcasting Company and CTV-Canadian Television Commentary). Plotkin was the political analyst for WAMU, an NPR affiliate, from 1982-2002. After leaving...
Dates: 1953-2018

Neil Thomas Proto papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2275-UA
Overview Neil Thomas Proto is an attorney, writer, and professor based in Washington, D.C. He earned his MA in International Affairs in 1969, and his JD in 1972, at the George Washington University. As a law student at the George Washington University, Proto served as a resident director for two residence halls on campus: Welling Hall and Crawford Hall. Mr. Proto has practiced law for thirty years, and he is currently counsel in the Washington, D.C. firm of Schnader Harrison Segal and Lewis. Since...
Dates: 1968-2006; Majority of material found within 1968 - 1973

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

William R. Perl papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2026
Abstract The William R. Perl Papers document the education, professional career and social activism of William R. Perl (1906-1998).
Dates: 1925-1998