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Political prisoners

Subject Source: Fast

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Action Letter, bulk: 1974 - 1975

Scope and Contents

This publication is the newsletter for the U.S. Committee for Justice to Latin American Political Prisoners. Based in New York, NY, this group organized American activists in efforts to raise awareness and protest the arrest of political prisoners in Latin America countries. The newsletters in this file raise awareness of arrests in Brazil, the Dominican Republic, and Argentina. Newsletters present: Vol. 1, No. 1 (May 1974), Vol. 1, No. 2 (November 1974), Vol. 2, No. 1 (March 1975).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1974 - 1975

Laurie S. Wiseberg and Harry Scoble Human Rights Internet Collection

Identifier: 2004-0112

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

Georgi Mikhailov Collection

Identifier: 1991-0058

Correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings regarding Georgi Mikhailov’s life, in particular his time spent as a political prisoner in Soviet labor camps in Northeastern Siberia from 1980-1983. The collection also contains photographs and negatives of Mikhailov and the labor camps.

Dates: undated, 1982-2005

Cal Robertson Papers

Identifier: 2015-0052

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

Dates: undated, 1965-2014

Louise B. Simmons Papers

Identifier: 2015-0113

Papers of a social activist and Professor of Social Work and Director of the Urban Semester Program at the University of Connecticut, detailing her work with social and political movements in the 1970s and 1980s in the Hartford, Connecticut, area.

Dates: undated, 1970-1992, 2006-2015