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 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...
Overview 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.
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...
Overview 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...
Overview 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.
Overview 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.
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...
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