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Civil rights

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope 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 28 Collections and/or Records:

Louis G. Isaacson, 2004 July

Identifier: B111.05.0005.0018

A prominent attorney, Louis Isaacson was president of the Denver Bar Association, which honored him with its Award of Merit. He was a foundiing trustee of Rose Hospital and the Waterman Fund and very active in the Anti-Defamation League. An early supprter of pro bono legal services, he was a strong supporter of civil and legal rights.

Dates: 2004 July

Mitchell, Maurice - Chancellor VIP Photographs - Civil Rights Commission, 1969-1974

Identifier: U201.02.0140.0023
Abstract Images of University of Denver Chancellor Maurice B. Mitchell and his actvities on the US Civil Rights Commission: 3 black and white prints, including Mitchell with Frankie Freeman and a headshot of Mitchell. 3 sets of black and white negatives with contact sheets and 11 black and white contact sheets without negatives, including images of Mitchell being sworn in as a member of the US Civil Rights Commission with Justice Robert McWilliams; on a civil rights panel at an ACU Black Experience...
Dates: 1969-1974

Mrs. Lyle Burns Steever Papers

Identifier: M205

The Mrs. Lyle Burns Steever Papers consist of letters to Mrs. Steever from various government officials regarding Civil Service employment. The papers also contain letters and cards unrelated to employment.

Dates: 1867-1955

Oral History Interview with Carol Leight, 1978 July 14

Identifier: B098.11.0010.00006

Topics cover Carol’s time serving with the NCJW, first as VP in the early 1960s and as president from 1967-1969; talks about Council’s work in the Civil Rights Movement and in the Middle East.

Dates: 1978 July 14

Peter H. Dominick Papers

Identifier: M085
Abstract Peter H. Dominick (1915-1981) was an attorney who was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served as a U.S. Senator from Colorado from 1963-1975. He also served as U.S. Representative from Colorado for the Second District from 1961-1963. In 1946, Dominick and his family moved from Connecticut to Colorado, where Dominick joined the Denver law firm of Holland and Hart as a partner. Sen. Dominick served on the Republican Policy Committee and he was the ranking minority...
Dates: 1915 - 1976; Majority of material found in 1963-1973

Report from Washington. Bobby Baker & 5th amendment, 1964 July 8

Identifier: M085.10.0198.00048
Abstract Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his weekly radio address, Report from Washington, on July 8, 1964. He discusses campaign contributions made by the Council for a Livable World to Democratic Congressional candidates in the Rocky Mountain Region. He also discusses a defeated amendment to a congressional pay raise bill as it relates to Bobby (Robert Gene) Baker, former Democratic Majority Secretary in the Senate, who took the 5th Amendment during a Senate Rules Committee hearing...
Dates: 1964 July 8

Report from Washington. Final civil rights passage, 1964 June 19

Identifier: M085.10.0198.00052

Senator Peter H. Dominick (R-Colo.) delivers his weekly radio address, Report from Washington, on June 19, 1964. Sen. Dominick discusses the passage of the Civil Rights Act in the Senate, commenting on the number of days spent debating amendments to the bill and the new filibuster record that was set as a result. He expresses his hope that passage of the bill will ease racial tensions and provide equal opportunity under the law.

Dates: 1964 June 19

Robert Freedman, 1952-circa 1958

Identifier: B111.03.0003.0020

Robert Freedman (1892-1990 SSI), president of the the Yellow Cab Company of Baltimore, Maryland, received the 1952 Sidney Hollander Foundation Award for integrating black and white taxi drivers within his company. Freedman and his wife moved to Denver, Colorado,in 1958, where there children were already living.

Dates: 1952-circa 1958

Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March, 2010

Identifier: B400.03.0001.0016

Contains a DVD with Mizel Museum, Community Narrative featuring Sheldon Steinhauser speaking about his life and the thirid civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, led by Martin Luther King, Jr., on March 21, 1965. DVD is 29 minutes long.

Dates: 2010

Senator Dominick Civil Rights/ Riots & Budget, 1968 March 5

Identifier: M085.10.0202.00018
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Series 10 of 11 Includes foreign relations trip materials, newsletters, radio scripts, press releases, weekly reports, and audio and video tapes.

Dates: 1968 March 5