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    Robert S. McNamara papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, oral history transcripts, organization records, subject files, conferences and meetings files, background and research material, and other papers relating primarily to McNamara's private and public life following his service as U.S. secretary of defense, including his leadership of the World Bank, his role as counselor and adviser to various private corporations and nonprofit organizations and foundations, and his commentary ...

    • Contributor: McNamara, Robert S. - Blight, James G.
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    [William A. Cooper]

    • Contributor: Bennett, Cora L. - Cooper, William A. - Crawford, Dudley W.
    • Date: 1939-09-15

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    Christian A. Fleetwood papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries (1862-1864), legal documents, scrapbook, printed material, memorabilia, and photographs pertaining chiefly to Fleetwood's service with the 4th Colored Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, during the Civil War and to his activities as a leading African-American citizen of Washington, D.C. Subjects include education, nursing, slavery, and other civic and social concerns of the African American community in the District of Columbia where Fleetwood held ...

    • Contributor: Fleetwood, Christian A. (christian Abraham) - Fleetwood, Sara Iredell
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    Laborlore: Social Justice, the Environment and the Ethics of Collaboration

    The panel examines the work that the participants have done in mining communities in the US South and West by beginning with a consideration of pioneer scholar George Korson, one of the most prolific collectors and publishers of mining folksong, folklore and cultural history. By linking Korson's focus on local economic and political concerns to larger global environmental and human rights issues in contemporary ...

    • Contributor: Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Various - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," - Lewis, Anne - McCarl, Robert - McNeil, Bryan T. - Munoz, Michael S. - Purkey, Elaine - Roediger, David R. - Seeger, Mike - Spitzer, Nicholas R. - Wilson, Joe - Archie Green Fund for Labor Culture & History - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-16
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    [The Schmidts]

    • Contributor: Merrick, Adyleen - Volmer, Ernst Gotthelf - Rebmond, Louisa Anna
    • Date: 1939-01-13

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    Charl Ormond Williams papers, 1924-1959

    Educator. Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, and printed material relating to Williams’s association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education.

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
    • Date: 1924
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    J.L.M. Curry papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, sermons, autobiography, essays, articles, notes, documents and legal records, accounts, catalog of Curry's library, clippings, scrapbook, printed matter, and memorabilia. Diaries and much of the correspondence (1880-1903) relate to Curry's career as a Baptist minister and educator in the South and as ambassador to Spain. Also includes material pertaining to his studies on Civil War history and the civil ...

    • Contributor: Curry, J. L. M. (jabez Lamar Monroe)
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    Myrtilla Miner papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, school essays, notes, clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to the Normal School for Colored Girls (Washington, D.C.), the Civil War, feminism, slavery, and spiritualism. Includes an unfinished biography of Miner written by Lester Grosvenor Wells and correspondence of Achsa Miner and other Miner (Minor) family members. Other correspondents include William H. Beecher, Walpole Cecil, Samuel Rhoads, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth, ...

    • Contributor: Miner, Myrtilla
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    Abraham Flexner papers, 1865-1989

    Educational reformer and author. Correspondence, research files, speeches and writings, and miscellany pertaining to Flexner's work in medical education and administration of educational foundations.

    • Contributor: Flexner, Abraham
    • Date: 1865
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    Conversation with 14 year old black female, Washington, DC (Transcript)

    • Contributor: Fasold, Ralph W. - Hawkins, Tajuana
    • Date: 1968-07-25

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    American Colonization Society records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, financial and business papers, reports, and miscellaneous material relating to administrative and financial matters, membership, slavery and status of slaves in the pre-Civil War period, and emigration, colonization, and education in Liberia. Includes William McLain's papers and letterbooks of the Massachusetts Colonization Society. Correspondents include J. Ashmun, one of the society's early colonial agents; Stephen Allen Benson; Thomas Buchanan; Elliott Cresson; Thomas R. ...

    • Contributor: American Colonization Society
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    Charl Ormond Williams papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, reports, newspaper clippings, printed material, charts, and other papers relating chiefly to Williams's association with the National Education Association of the United States and her work in the field of education and educational reform, including her participation in the 1944 White House Conference on Rural Education. Subjects include the 1944 White House Conference on How Women May Share in Post-War Policy-Making, ...

    • Contributor: Williams, Charl Ormond
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    Edward McPherson papers, 1738-1936

    Editor, statistician, and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. Correspondence, letterbooks, family papers, speeches and writings, legal and financial records, scrapbooks, and other material relating to four generations of the McPherson family in central Pennsylvania, to McPherson's career in the House of Representatives as legislator and clerk of the House, and to Republican Party politics nationally and in Pennsylvania during Reconstruction. Includes estate papers of Thaddeus ...

    • Contributor: McPherson, Edward
    • Date: 1738
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    Abraham Ribicoff papers, 1927-1981

    Jurist, secretary of health, education and welfare, and U.S. representative and senator from and governor of Connecticut. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, press material, voting records, statements, congressional testimony, printed matter, scrapbooks, other administrative and legislative matter, and miscellaneous material, including microfilm of correspondence and scrapbooks, relating chiefly to Ribicoff's senatorial career.

    • Contributor: Ribicoff, Abraham
    • Date: 1927
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, articles, reports, notes, and other papers relating chiefly to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and honorary consultant in international relations at the Library of Congress. Focuses on the development of archival work in the United States and cooperation in the humanities and social sciences. Includes correspondence, drafts, and other material relating to the published and unpublished volumes of the guide to ...

    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
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    Clinton Presba Anderson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, hearing transcripts, reports, and other papers pertaining to Anderson's service in Congress (1941-1973). Subjects include agriculture, civil rights, conservation and natural resources, education, health care, Indian affairs, nuclear energy, poverty, and the Vietnam War. Includes Anderson's files as a member of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy pertaining, in part, to the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Lewis L. Strauss, and the ...

    • Contributor: Anderson, Clinton Presba
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    Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, clippings, printed material, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level. Reflects concerns of the organization under Ralph G. Neas, appointed executive director in 1981, relating to support by the Ronald Reagan administration and the federal judiciary ...

    • Contributor: Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
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    Gary Haleamau: Traditional Hawaiian Music from Las Vegas

    Gary Haleamau and his band perform traditional Hawaiian slack-key guitar from Nevada, another in the Homegrown Concert Series sponsored by the American Folklife Center.

    • Contributor: Haleamau, Gary
    • Date: 2008-08-20
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    Marian S. Carson collection of manuscripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, family papers, journals, political documents, legal and financial records, military records, broadsides, ephemera, and other papers relating to American military, political, and social history. Documents the founding of the nation, shaping of the national government and judicial system, American endeavors in the arts, commerce, education, finance, industry, law, literature, medicine, religion, science, and technology, and daily life in early America. The focus of ...

    • Contributor: Carson, Marian S. - Marian S. Carson Collection (library of Congress)
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    African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Date: 2008-02-22
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    [Sudie Holton]

    • Contributor: Pinnix, Esther Searle - Jones, Alice - Pearson, James Larkin
    • Date: 1939-10-02

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    Samuel Guy Inman papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Correspondence, diaries, writings, notebooks, subject files, scrapbooks, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Inman's work as a missionary and government representative in Latin America. Includes material pertaining to his official and semi-official trips to Latin American countries, representative to Pan-American conferences, and missionary-teacher for the Disciples of Christ in Latin America. Subjects include clericalism, education, inter-American relations, international law, labor, literature, ...

    • Contributor: Inman, Samuel Guy
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    Force and Violins: What the FBI Had on Folksingers

    Among the sufferings of those pursued during the McCarthy era, the situation of folksingers and folklorists was unique. Suspected by their government, they were hunted by the FBI almost everywhere. Thanks to the Freedom of Information Act, one can now know the extent of privacy crimes committed against Pete Seeger and other folklorists. For more than 20 years, the FBI and CIA conducted surveillance ...

    • Contributor: Dunaway, David
    • Date: 2008-03-19
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    Waldo Gifford Leland papers, 1844-1966

    Archivist and historian. Honorary consultant in international relations, Library of Congress. Correspondence, diaries, articles, reports, memoranda, notes, and miscellaneous papers relating to Leland's career as archivist, historian, and consultant in international relations.

    • Contributor: Leland, Waldo Gifford
    • Date: 1844
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    Puerto Rican memorial collection, 1519-1923

    Researcher. Chiefly papers collected by Alice Bache Gould relating to the history of Puerto Rico together with her own correspondence, writings, and bibliographic material.

    • Date: 1519