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Civil rights

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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Connecticut Citizens Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-0024
Abstract The Connecticut Citizen Action Group was the first state-based consumer interest group. Created in 1971 by Ralph Nader and directed by Toby Moffett, CCAG was designed to represent, inform, unite, and empower the citizens of Connecticut in their roles as consumers, workers, tax payers, and voters. Taking on such issues as illegal business practices, utility rate increases, environmental pollution, and consumer fraud, the newly formed group was inundated with citizen requests for information...
Dates: undated, 1964-2002

Connecticut Commission on Civil Rights Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2013-0096
Abstract

Collection consist of pamphlets collected by the Connecticut Commission on Civil Rights, previously known as the Connecticut Inter-Racial Commission. Pamphlets were arranged and distributed to state offices as reference material regarding the Commission's approach, advancement and related issues toward Civil Rights. Material also includes bulletins and pamphlets issued by the Commission as statements on legislation and federal agendas relating to Civil Rights.

Dates: 1953

Laurie S. Wiseberg and Harry Scoble Human Rights Internet Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2004-0112
Abstract

The collection includes thousands of human rights publications from around the world collected from 1977 to the present by Human Rights Internet, a non-governmental organization based out of Ottawa, Canada, founded by Laurie S. Wiseberg and Harry Scoble. The collection includes materials not found in any other libraries in North America, and includes publications in a variety of languages including English, French, Spanish, Dutch, German, Swedish, Chinese and Japanese (among many others).

Dates: 1949-2010

Marriage Equality and LGBT Activism in Connecticut Oral History Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0076
Abstract

The collection consists of 11 oral histories with leading activists in Connecticut who have been a part of the marriage equality movement as well as been engaged in other forms of LGBT activism in the state and beyond. The interviews were conducted by Valerie Love, Curator for Human Rights and Alternative Press Collections, between July 2010 and April 2011. Six of the eleven interviews have been transcribed and are available.

Dates: 2010-2011

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Norwich Branch

 Series
Abstract

Binders, files, and clippings of the Norwich Chapter of the NAACP’s activities.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 2018

Ed Sanders Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1978-0002
Abstract Collection materials reflect Sanders' literary and publishing work, affinities with writers from both the Beat and New York Schools of poetry, and political organizing activities and interests, including his pacifism, opposition to the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons, and advocacy for sexual freedom, legalization of marijuana, and freedom of expression. The collection includes manuscripts of poems, books, articles, and lyrics; correspondence; manuscript submissions and page proofs;...
Dates: undated, 1955-1976

Lottie B. Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2021-0054
Abstract

The Lottie B. Scott Papers consist of personal documentation she held about her organizational involvement throughout her civic and professional career.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 2018

Eleanor Taft Tilton Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1979-0018
Abstract

Eleanor Taft Tilton, daughter of Dr. Charles and Martha Jarvis Taft, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, on 1 January 1901. She attended Vassar and Barnard Colleges, but did not earn a degree. She married Arthur vcan Riper Tilton; he was employed by the Hartford Fire Insurance Company for many years. Mrs. Tilton died on 26 March 1984.

Dates: 1939-1976