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Civil rights

 Subject
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 5 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office Records

 Collection
Identifier: B090
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,...
Dates: 1940-1980

Mrs. Lyle Burns Steever Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M205
Overview

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

Peter H. Dominick Papers

 Collection
Identifier: M085
Overview Peter H. Dominick 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 member of the...
Dates: 1915 - 1976; Majority of material found in 1963-1973

Sheldon Steinhauser Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B400
Overview Sheldon Steinhauser was born in the Bronx, New York City, on August 11, 1930. His accomplishments include service with the Anti-Defamation League, 1950-1985 (Mountain States Regional Director and serveral national positions in Denver, 1957-1985; Executive Director of the Allied Jewish Federation (now Jewish Colorado), 1985-1991; Associate Professor of Sociology at Metropolitan State University of Denver, 1969-2015, and served as the Director of Development for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and...
Dates: 1967-2017