Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Here are entered works on citizens' rights as established by law and protected by constitution. Works on the rights of persons regardless of their legal, socioeconomic or cultural status and as recognized by the international community are entered under [Human rights.]
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Overview The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing,...
Overview The contact sheet depicts several unidentified individuals participating in the Civil Rights Ceremony, affiliated with the University of Denver, in 3-8-74.
Overview The image depicts three unidentified individuals wearing headphones and sitting behind a table with electronics and a microphone, participating in the Civil Rights Ceremony affiliated with the University of Denver, in 3-8-74.
Overview The contact sheet depicts images of unidentified individuals participating in the civil rights reception for the University of Denver, in 3-8-74.
Overview The image depicts four unidentified individuals participating in the civil rights reception affiliated with the University of Denver, in 3-8-74.
Colorado NAACP leaders meet with Senator Peter H. Dominick during the NAACP Legislative Strategy Conference in Washington, D. C. in 1963 to promote passage of a civil rights bill, 1963 August 6-8
Overview Members of the Colorado chapter of the National Organization for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) talk with Sen. Dominick (R-Colo.) in the Senate Reception Room of the United States Capitol. From left to right are Sen. Dominick, Barbara Coopersmith, Irving P. Andrews, a Denver attorney and a graduate of the University of Denver's School of Law, and Reverend L. Sylvester Odom. Attendees of the Legislative Strategy Conference, which took place from August 6-8, 1963, visited members of...
Overview Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) answers questions from Colorado constituents during a segment of his For the record radio program on March 6, 1968, in Washington, D.C. Sen. Dominick discusses the main provisions of the pending civil rights legislation, including protections for civil rights workers and federal enforcement of laws banning discrimination in housing based on race, religion and national origin. He notes that most congressional debate centered on including a federal fair housing...
Overview Louis (Lou) Sidman was born in Boston in 1920 and passed away in October of 2004. As regional director of the Anti-Defemation League (ADL), Sidman was instrumental in drawing attention to the lack of civil rights for and the strong presence of discrimination toward members of the minority communities in Denver, including not only Jews, but also Native Americans, Latinos, and African Americans among others. He also served as Mayor Newton's secretory on the Committee for Human Relations in the...