Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Use for: Corporations, Nonprofit; Non-profit organizations; Non-profit sector;Non-profits; Nonprofit sector; Nonprofits; Not-for-profit organizations; NPOs; Organizations, Nonprofit; Tax-exempt organizations.
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box B093.01.0005: Series B093.01 [U186020739302]
Overview (36) file folders include: Prisoners of Conscience; Student Struggle for Soviet Jewry; Congressional reports and legislation; General correspondence; Newspaper clippings. The Union of Councils for Soviet Jews. The Union created massive lists of Refuseniks and political prisoners in the Soviet Union (Prisoners of Conscience)." The Union set up action committees in cities across the U.S. and began the "Adopt a Prisoner" program. The Colorado Committee was a member of the Union of Councils.
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Most of the records consist of letters, educational materials, bulletins and published newspaper accounts of activities by world-wide, national and local groups on behalf of Soviet Jews. Rhoda Friedman collected most of this material. The Records also have scrapbooks about Lillian Hoffman.
Overview Correspondence and memos, published material, miscellaneous xeroxed material relating to the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews.