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Civil rights

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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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

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Identifier: M085.09.0186.0016.00002
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...

Peter H. Dominick Papers

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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...