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1948

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Civil rights

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech paralleling the life of Saint Vincent De Paul as depicted in the film Monsieur Vincent to the civil rights movement and the labor movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1940

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The struggle of black folk for civil rights in the United States

United States - Typed draft of unpublished article exploring the history behind the struggle for civil rights.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1948

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Civil rights

United States - Typed draft with notes and corrections of a speech paralleling the life of Saint Vincent De Paul as depicted in the film Monsieur Vincent to the civil rights movement and the labor movement.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1991 Mar. 12

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Arlene Kanter

United States - Lucy briefly details her introduction to brain injury and rehabilitation. Lucy states that she has been unable to find an attorney to represent her against New Medico and asks Arlene to represent her.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1991 Mar. 9

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Herbert L. Brill

United States - Lucy says that when she first called on Herb to represent her they had philosophical differences about patients' rights, which has since narrowed. However, Herb has said he will not represent Lucy in the suit because she is "too controversial" and Lucy implores him to represent her in the suit.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1993 June 24

Gwin, Lucy

Letter from Lucy Gwin to Kenneth Payment

Rochester (N.Y.) - Lucy writes hoping to discuss other whistleblower suits against other health care chains such as Mediplex. Lucy wants to know if Harter, Secrest & Emery is interested in pursuing these whisteblower cases or if she should seek help elsewhere.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1992

This brain has a mouth the voice of disability rights vol. 3 no. 3 September/October

Rochester (N.Y.) - Special speak out issue urging people with disabilities to be vocal about the discrimination they face socially and medically. One article in particular discusses the failure of the California Department of Rehabilitation to provide adequate service to disabled people and how this is a nationwide problem.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1997

Mouth magazine the voice of disability rights vol. 8 no. 1 May/June

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles about claiming the heroism of the disability rights movement and recognizing some of the ordinary heroes that fight for disability rights. Also includes photos of heroes in the community.

Lucy Gwin Papers

1907 Apr. 5

Crawford, George W. (George Williamson), b. 1877

Niagara Movement Department of Civil Rights, department letter no. 1

New Haven (Conn.) - Seeking the assistance of members of the Niagara Movement in forwarding four lines of work: securing the enactment of an effective Civil Rights Bill in each of the Northern States; the organization in each of the Northern States of some sort of machine, like the Constitutional League, to be composed mainly of persons not members of the Movement; to improve traveling accommodations on local carriers in... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1998

Mouth magazine voice of the disability nation vol. 9 no. 2 July/August

Rochester (N.Y.) - Contains articles that discuss managed care, demonstrations and protests by ADAPT and other disability rights groups, long term care reform, and resources for people with disabilities.

Lucy Gwin Papers