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    Hubbard family papers, 1639-1925 Chiefly correspondence supplemented by diaries, notes, drawings, poems, speeches and writings, and printed material of various members of the Hubbard family and their relatives, primarily Gardiner G. Hubbard, his wife, Gertrude Mercer McCurdy Hubbard , father, Samuel Hubbard, and father-in-law, Robert Henry McCurdy. Includes material relating to Gardiner Hubbard's interest in the education of the deaf, the Caledonia Mines, ranching in Washington state, and ...
    • Date: 1639
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    Hayes, Hollister, and Kelman families papers, 1826-2012 Correspondence, diaries, memoirs, lectures and sermons, genealogical material, and printed matter pertaining chiefly to members of the Hayes family and their careers as Presbyterian missionaries in China. Includes papers of Margaret Hayes Hollister; her parents, John David Hayes and Barbara Monteath Kelman Hayes; her paternal grandparents, W. M. Hayes and Margaret Young Hayes; her maternal grandfather, John Kelman; and her paternal great-grandfather, David Hayes.
    • Date: 1826
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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, itineraries, scrapbooks, obituaries, printed material, and other papers relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition, women's rights, and suffrage and to her career in the theater. Also includes research notes for Dickinson's 1951 biography, Embattled Maiden; The Life of Anna Dickinson, by Giraud Chester. Topics include the national elections of 1872 and 1888; ...
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth)
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    George Foster Peabody papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, banking activites including his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and interest in African American welfare, education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Foundation. Includes correspondence and papers by and about Newton Diehl Baker, Nicholas George Julius Ballanta-Tayor, Wade Chance, ...
    • Contributor: Peabody, George Foster
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    Joshua Coit correspondence, 1792-1798 Lawyer, state legislator, and United States representative. Letters from Coit to his wife Nancy, to his son Robert, and to Charles Bulkeley, all of New London, Connecticut. Most were written in Philadelphia while Coit served as a representative in the United States Congress from 1793 to 1798. Many of the letters are accompanied by typed transcripts.
    • Contributor: Coit, Joshua
    • Date: 1792
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    Laborlore: Expressive Culture, Work Culture and the Art of Representation This panel considers the artistic representations of work in a range of cultural and social contexts (Mexico, Texas, Nevada, San Francisco) and in a variety of media (graphic arts, video and material culture). The panel focuses on issues of self-representation, the aesthetics of portraying work culture for both inside and outside audiences and the ways in which members of working communities adapt old and ...
    • 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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    Anna E. Dickinson papers, 1859-1951 Lecturer, reformer, actress, and author. Correspondence, speeches, writings, plays, legal files, financial papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and printed material relating to Dickinson's activities on behalf of abolition and women's rights and suffrage and to her career in the theater.
    • Contributor: Dickinson, Anna E. (Anna Elizabeth) - Dickinson, Anna E.
    • Date: 1859
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    Alice M. Rivlin papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, reports, congressional testimony, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Rivlin's career as an economist and government official. Documents her association with the Brookings Institution and the institution's Economic Studies Program, her work at the Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) as assistant secretary for program coordination (1966-1968) and for planning and evaluation (1968-1969), and her ...
    • Contributor: Rivlin, Alice M.
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    Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962 African-American civil rights leader, lecturer, and educator. Correspondence, diaries, printed material, clippings, speeches and writings, and other papers focusing primarily on Terrell's career as an advocate of women's rights and equal treatment for African Americans.
    • Contributor: Terrell, Mary Church
    • Date: 1851
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    People for the American Way and People for the American Way Foundation records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, meeting materials, legal files, financial documents, administrative files, publications, press files, and photographs documenting public policy initiatives, field campaigns and projects, and litigation actions of the People for the American Way (PFAW). Also documents the efforts of the organization's lobbying arm, People for the American Way Action Fund (PFAW/F), relating to legislative and policy advocacy work with Congress, federal agencies, ...
    • Contributor: People for the American Way - Andrews, Tom - Collins, Mary Jean - Keegan, Michael - Kolbert, Kathryn - Kropp, Arthur - Lear, Norman - Podesta, Anthony T. - Shields, Carole - Citizens for Constitutional Concerns, Inc - People for the American Way Foundation
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    Democratic Study Group records, 1912-1995 Legislative service organization operating from 1959 to 1995 to assist Democratic members of the United States House of Representatives. Records include research publications, reports, position papers, draft legislation, correspondence, legal documents, government records, voting and whip records, hearing statements, committee and caucus records, surveys, media files, campaign records, photographs, and training material provided to members in support of common political and legislative goals. Also ...
    • Contributor: Democratic Study Group
    • Date: 1912
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    Henry L. Dawes papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, letterbooks, diaries, speeches, reports, notebooks, biographical material, family papers, clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers primarily concerning Dawes's service as U.S. senator and representative, member of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, and chairman of the U.S. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Includes material pertaining to American Indian affairs; congressman Oakes Ames; the George Chorpenning claim case; civil service; ...
    • Contributor: Dawes, Henry L. (Henry Laurens) - Dawes, Anna Laurens - Dawes, Electa Allen Sanderson
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    National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, testimony, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, songs, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires, surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter. Each of the nine parts contains Board of Directors ...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Gilbert Jonas Company - National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Washington Bureau
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    Patsy T. Mink papers, 1883-2005 Lawyer, public official, and United States representative from Hawaii. Correspondence, memoranda, legislative files, speeches and writings, testimony, statements, press releases, appointment books and scheduling files, travel itineraries, campaign files and political ephemera, notes, casework, law practice client files, court documents, maps, card files, biographical material, interviews, questionnaires, awards and honors, photographs, student papers, family papers, scrapbooks, news clippings, and printed matter documenting Mink's public ...
    • Contributor: Mink, Patsy T.
    • Date: 1883
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    Folklore's Champion: Ben Botkin Among Benjamin Botkin's accomplishments, the gathering of slave narratives has received the greatest amount of attention, though not always with his name attached. As folklore editor of the Federal Writers Project, and later head of the Archive of Folk Culture at the Library of Congress, Botkin guided the fieldworkers who collected the narratives, amassed and edited the raw materials, and produced 17 bound volumes ...
    • Contributor: Abrahams, Roger - Abrahams, Roger D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2007-08-15
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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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    Coolidge Speech: Address . . . at the Eleventh Regular Meeting of the Business Organization of the Government, Washington, D.C., June 21, 1926. From Hand Copies: Speeches of President Calvin Coolidge, Preserved ... Everett Sanders, one of President Coolidge's private secretaries, preserved a bound set of fifty-nine formal addresses given by the president and subsequently printed by the Government Printing Office. The speeches were given between June 22, 1925, and February 22, 1929, in Coolidge's second term of office. The fifty-nine addresses are available in this digital collection as separate items. The index to the bound set ...
    • Contributor: Coolidge, Calvin
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    Robert A. Taft papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, speeches, writings, political and legislative files, subject files, business and financial records, family papers, and other papers relating primarily to Taft's career as a U.S. senator and to his role as a national leader in the Republican Party. Subjects include public policy and legislative issues especially in the areas of defense, economic policy, education, finance, foreign policy, labor, public housing, taxation, and veterans' ...
    • Contributor: Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso)
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    Aaron Burton Levisee papers, 1847-1992 Lawyer, educator, Louisiana state legislator, and Confederate soldier. Diaries, obituaries, and clippings documenting Levisee's activities as a student at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, school teacher in Alabama, lawyer in Louisiana, soldier in the Confederate army, judge and state legislator in Louisiana during Reconstruction, Republican elector for Louisiana, and Internal Revenue Service agent.
    • Contributor: Levisee, Aaron Burton
    • Date: 1847
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    Laborlore Keynote Address Nick Spitzer presents a talk titled "In Katrina's Wake: The Building Trades in New Orleans." This presentation focuses on the historical and contemporary relationships of skilled building trades workers in New Orleans to the musical and visual culture of their place. Interviews with veteran workers in the local music and work communities point to the resilience and creative spirit of New Orleans communities as ...
    • Contributor: Spitzer, Nick - Alvarez, Maribel L - Ardery, Julia S. - Cannon, Hal - Dickens, Hazel - Eff, Elaine - Fleischhauer, Carl - Glaser-Church, Susan - Johnson, Paula J. - Lane, James "petey," ... Spitzer, Nick - 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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    Piccard family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, journals, logbooks, drafts of writings and speeches, reports, notes, financial papers, biographical and genealogical material, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed material, blueprints, patent specifications and descriptions, drawings, photographs, and other papers documenting the careers of Piccard family members in the fields of aeronautics, ballooning, bathyscaphe exploration, chemistry, education, religion, and stratospheric exploration. Includes Ridlon (Ridlen) family papers and Swiss legal and genealogical ...
    • Contributor: Piccard, Don - Piccard, Jean Felix - Piccard, Jeannette
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    Jack Kemp papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, clippings, printed matter, family papers, photographs, and other papers relating primarily to Kemp's service as U.S. representative from New York (1971-1989). Documents his career as a professional football player in the American Football League (1960-1969), primarily with the Buffalo Bills, and union president of the American Football League ...
    • Contributor: Kemp, Jack
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    Dwight Lyman Moody papers, 1864-1937 Evangelist. Correspondence, scrapbooks, sermon notes, and printed matter relating to Moody's work as an evangelist; the Northfield Seminary for Young Ladies, Northfield, Massachsetts; the Mount Hermon School for Boys, Mount Hermon, Massachusetts; and family and financial affairs.
    • Contributor: Moody, Dwight Lyman
    • Date: 1864
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    William Plumer papers, 1774-1845 Governor of New Hampshire and legislator, United States senator from New Hampshire, essayist, and historian. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, autobiography, writings, notes, transcripts of poetry, essays, extracts, and other papers relating to Plumer’s personal life and career in New Hampshire and national politics and as an essayist.
    • Contributor: Plumer, William
    • Date: 1774
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    Henry Shapiro papers, 1920-1992 Journalist. Correspondence, wire service reports, reference files, speeches and writings, and personal files pertaining to Henry Shapiro's career and writings as chief correspondent in the Moscow bureau of United Press International from the 1930s to the 1970s.
    • Contributor: Shapiro, Henry
    • Date: 1920