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Discrimination in housing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Christian Church of New Orleans collection

Identifier: 088
Content Description

Correspondence and collected items about the Christian Church of New Orleans and its grievance and demonstration against the management of WWL-TV and Robert Fraychineaub, a landlord of one of the church's members. Variant title for collection: Christian Church of New Orleans Investigation Interrogative Body.

Dates: Other: 1986-1988

Committee on Civil Rights in Metropolitan New York, Inc. records

 Collection — Box 82
Identifier: 095
Scope and Contents The records of the Committee on Civil Rights in Metropolitan New York measure approximately 32 linear feet, comprising administrative, restaurant, and housing records, each being inclusive of correspondence, minutes and notices, speeches, sound recordings, publications, mailing lists, and collected print items.  Financial, legal, fundraising, and personnel records can be found under the Administrative series, while survey findings, summaries, research data, and methodology can be found under...
Dates: Created: 1950-1966; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1972

Benjamin Hooks papers

Identifier: 187
Content Description The collection documents Hooks time as the first African American commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from 1972 to 1978. Hooks was interested in addressing the lack of minority ownership in the television and radio industry, as well as minority employment in the broadcasting industry. He was also interested in breaking down stereotypical depictions of Blacks by the media. The bulk of the collection contains the correspondence, reports, and dockets generated during his...
Dates: Other: 1968-1987

Frank S. Horne papers

Identifier: 189
Scope and Contents

The papers of Frank Smith Horne measure approximately 22 linear feet and consist of 30,000 items dated between 1927 and 1974. Over half of the papers of the collection is personal and business correspondence. The other half consists of financial records, lists, minutes, legal documents, writings, press releases, reports, general items, newspaper clippings, and various collected publications. The papers have been arranged topically and chronologically.

Dates: Created: 1927-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

Knox Family papers

Identifier: 209
Scope and Contents The papers of the Knox family of New Bedford, Massachusetts, document the personal and professional life of professor and chemist, Dr. William J. Knox Jr., who helped develop the atomic bomb; his brother, Clinton E. Knox, who served as Ambassador to Haiti from 1969-1973; and their sister, Alberta Mary Knox Eatmon, a school teacher. The collection includes correspondence, collected news clippings, photographs, and yearbooks. Correspondence consists of letters to and from Dr. William...
Dates: Created: 1909-1989; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1988; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989

Carl Levin papers

Identifier: 216
Scope and Contents The collection includes architectural drawings, correspondence, directories, financial records, legal documents, minutes, maps, memoranda, notes, newspaper clippings, reports, and tables generated during Mr. Levin’s seven year tenure as a Detroit councilmember. Topics covered under the city council files include inner city and ethnic relations and real estate management, particularly racial discrimination in housing and rehabilitation of residential and commercial property in...
Dates: Created: 1965-1977; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1981

Marc H. Morial papers

Identifier: 553
Scope and Contents The Marc H. Morial Papers span two mayoral terms from 1994 to 2002, and include his tenure as President of the United States Conference of Mayors and materials from his work as a Louisiana State Senator.  The main bulk of the collection reflects and documents Mayor Morial's transition period from 1993 and his involvement in the United States Conference of Mayors from 1994 to 2002. The collection is comprised of correspondence, City of New Orleans transition reports and files, which contain...
Dates: Created: 1977-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1994-2002; Other: Date acquired: 06/10/2002

NAACP, Memphis Branch records

Identifier: 260
Scope and Contents The records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Memphis Branch were generated during the tenure of Maxine A. Smith as Executive Secretary and document the branch's efforts to secure equal employment, equal housing opportunities, protect the civil rights of Black citizens, and improve the overall quality of life for African Americans in Memphis. The largest portion of the records consists of reports, including Executive Secretary reports and annual...
Dates: Created: 1969-1995; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984

NAACP, Office of Field Director of Louisiana records

Identifier: 261
Scope and Contents The records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People’s (NAACP) Louisiana State Field Office consist of 21 linear feet of documents.  The largest portion of the collection is comprised of correspondence; the remainder of the collection consists of reports, press releases, minutes, newsletters, complaints, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The correspondence in the collection is arranged chronologically and consists primarily of letters written to and by the NAACP...
Dates: Created: 1964-1976; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1977

National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing, Inc. records

Identifier: 266
Scope and Contents The records of the National Committee Against Discrimination in Housing (NCADH) (1945-1974) consist of documentation for the establishment and administration of the organization, its programs and projects, as well as legal activities. Correspondence makes up approximately a fourth of the collection and covers the years 1948 to 1974. The administrative records, financial and corporate, include memoranda, agenda, minutes, and personnel records. The collection documents NCADH’s programs and...
Dates: Created: 1945-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1976