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Subject Source: Fast

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Damas, Léon , 1972 April 11

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents

Poet Léon Damas delivered a lecture on 4/11/1972 (2015-0002/RR135). Born in Cayenne, French Guiana, in 1912, Léon-Gontran Damas was a poet, journalist, educator, and statesman who co-founded the Négritude literary movement in the 1930s with the Matinique born poet Aimé Césaire and the Senegalese author and statesman Léopold Sédar Senghor.

RR 135 Mr. Damas spoke on the birth and the idea of the concept of Négritude.

Dates: 1972 April 11

Jack Goldring Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1991-0037
Abstract Jacob (Jack) Goldring was born March 5, 1915, in Springfield, Massachusetts. Goldring's family moved to Hartford, Connecticut in 1928 when Jack was thirteen. Jack Goldring had a lengthy association with the Connecticut Communist party. After becoming a party member in 1936, he held many posts in the party's state apparatus; among them, Chairman of the Stamford Branch, 1938-1940; Chairman, G.E. Club, Bridgeport, 1946-1947; Fairfield County Chairman, 1947, 1952; and Legislative Director, 1954....
Dates: undated, 1936-1984

Magdalena Gómez Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2011-0071
Abstract Contains correspondence, photographs, CDs, posters, flyers, promotional postcards, press releases that document the life of Magdalena Gómez as a poet, writer, spoken word performer, and social activist for such issues as homeless, arts in K-12 education, teenage bullying, teenage empowerment through the arts, women’s rights, Latino/a and other minorities rights, etc… In addition there are materials such as flyers, posters, correspondence, and DVDs that document Magdalena Gómez involvement...
Dates: 1979-2012

Hoffman Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1999-0106
Abstract

The principal members of the Hoffman family present in the collection are John and Florence Hoffman; Abbie, Jack, and Phyllis, their children; Rose Shanberg, Florence's sister; and Anita Hoffman, Abbie's second wife. Other family members that appear in the collection include Joan Hoffman, Jack's wife; Sheila, Andrew, and Ilya "Amy" Hoffman, Abbie's first wife and children; america, Abbie and Anita's son; and Johanna Lawrenson, Abbie's common-law wife.

Dates: undated, 1933-1998.

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

LMNOPI Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2017-136
Dates: Majority of material found within 2011 - 2016

Mayer Collection of Fat Liberation

 Collection
Identifier: 1990-0057
Abstract

Researcher and activist in the fat liberation movement and graduate student at the University of Connecticut; also known by the pseudonym Aldebaran.

Dates: undated, 1967-1983

Cal Robertson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-0052
Abstract

Collection of materials created and collected by Vietnam War veteran and peace activist, Cal Robertson.

Dates: undated, 1965-2014