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Race discrimination -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Low Income and Minority Women Oral Histories

Identifier: LOH001496
Abstract Between 1976 and 1990, Fran Leeper Buss conducted a series of interviews with low-income and minority women across the Southern, Western, Midwestern, and Appalachian regions of the United States. As part of a collaborative project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona and the Schlesinger Library on the History of American Women at Radcliffe, these interviews were then transcribed, indexed, and processed, with funding from the Ford Foundation. The...
Dates: 1976 - 1992

Maryann Mahaffey Papers

Identifier: UP001514
Abstract Maryann Mahaffey was born on January 18, 1925 in Burlington, Iowa to Kent and Margaret ‘Nell’ [Widener] Mahaffey. Mahaffey’s older brother was also named Kent. While she was attending Cornell College, she decided to spend the summer of 1945 working as a Recreation Director at Poston Internment Camp in Arizona. This work had a profound effect on Mahaffey in regard to fighting against discrimination and helping people in need. After obtaining masters degrees in social work from the University...
Dates: 1944 - 2006

UAW Vice President Jack Laskowski Records

Identifier: LR002102
Abstract The UAW Vice President Jack Laskowski Records document the Volkswagen Department within the UAW. The records cover business between the International Union, the automobile maker, and three UAW locals. These three locals are sometimes referred to as the Volkswagen Council, and they include Locals 1933, 2055, and 129. Though the materials were sent over by Vice President Lawskowski, they do not document his work at the union. Instead, the records detail when Vice Presidents Martin Gerber and Bill...
Dates: 1976 - 1992