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Abstract A founder of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) Louisville branch, Students for Social Action, James Williams was active in various radical, student and labor organizations, such as the Southern Student Organizing Committee, the young People’s Socialist League, and Operation Freedom. Mr. Williams held positions on the staff of the IUE News, the West Virginia Federation of Labor, the American Newspaper Guild, and the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Workers Education Local 189, the...
Dates: 1947 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1961 - 1971
Abstract James Lafferty was a Detroit lawyer who became one of the nation's most prominent draft attorneys and a staunch supporter of civil rights. He was active in the movement to end U.S. intervention in Vietnam, Central America/the Carribbean, and the Persian Gulf. He also founded the Oakland County branch of the American Civil Liberties Union. His papers reflect his involvement in the Detroit Coalition to End the War Now! and the National Peace Action Coalition during the Vietnam era; his work with...
Dates: 1969 - 1991
Overview The collection contains pamphlets, booklets, periodicals, and monographs related to a wide variety of liberal causes from the 1920s to the late 1960s. The majority of items concern issues in the United States or that directly deal with American involvement. Most of the records date back to the 1960s and involve topics related to the American anti-war movement or socialism.
Dates: 1920 - 1969
Abstract Tom and Janet Canterbury were active in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Lowndes County, Alabama. Their papers reflect the Canterbury’s involvement in the civil right movement, and the activities of the SNCC in registering African-American voters in Southern states.
Dates: 1963 - 1966
- Labor 2
- Peace movements 2
- Africa 1
- Anti-apartheid movements 1
- Arab-Israeli conflict--1993--Peace 1
- Communism 1
- Labor movement 1
- Nuclear energy 1
- Operation Desert Shield, 1990-1991 1
- Persian Gulf War, 1991 1
- Socialism 1 ∧ view less
- Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 2
- Canterbury, Janet 1
- Canterbury, Tom 1
- Detroit Coalition to End the War Now! 1
- National Education Association of the United States 1
- National Peace Action Coalition (U.S.) 1
- United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 1
- Williams, James H. 1 ∧ view less
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