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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Beverly Axelrod papers

Identifier: MSS 0884

Beverly Axelrod was a San Francisco-based lawyer heavily involved in civil rights and social justice movements and organizations in the 1950s and 1960s, both as an attorney and as an activist. Her papers consist of correspondence, legal files, organization documentation, activist literature, and other material relating to her life and career. A large portion of the collection documents Axelrod's relationship with writer and activist Eldridge Cleaver.

Dates: 1935-2009; Majority of material found within 1953-2003

Horacio D. Lewis papers

Identifier: MSS 0732

The Horacio D. Lewis papers consist of Dr. Lewis’ letters, articles, and publications related to his personal and civic involvement and recognition of activities associated with the civil rights of the Latino and African-American communities in Delaware and the desegregation of Delaware’s public schools.

Dates: 1960-2003

Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers

Identifier: MSS 0629
Abstract The Littleton and Jane Mitchell papers document the life and career of the Delaware-based civil rights activist and educator Littleton P. Mitchell (1918-2004) and his wife Jane E. Mitchell (1921-2004). The collection contains material relating to his education, activities as a member of the Tuskegee Airmen, his three decades-long leadership of the Delaware NAACP, his career as a teacher and counselor at Governor Bacon Health Center in Delaware City, and his involvement in a number of...
Dates: 1911-2009; Majority of material found within 1950-2000

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Awards 2
Correspondence 2
Photographs 2
Speeches (documents) 2
Wilmington (Del.) 2
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1/4 inch audio tape 1
Administrators 1
Affirmative action programs--Delaware 1
African American churches--Delaware 1
African American civil rights workers 1
African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Domestic life 1
African Americans--Education--Delaware--History--20th century 1
African Americans--Race identity 1
Articles 1
Attorney and client--United States 1
Audio cassette 1
Bills, Legislative--United States 1
Black Panther 1
Booklets 1
Brochures 1
Bullfights--History 1
Busing for school integration--Law and legislation--Delaware 1
Buttons (information artifacts) 1
Calendars 1
Canal Zone 1
Certificates 1
Civil rights demonstrations--United States 1
Civil rights lawyers--United States 1
Civil rights movements--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Civil rights movements--United States 1
Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century 1
Civil rights--United States--Cases 1
Color slides 1
Credit unions 1
De facto school segregation--California--San Francisco 1
Delaware 1
Delaware City (Del.) 1
Delaware--Race relations--History--20th century 1
Diaries 1
Discrimination in housing--Delaware 1
Dissertations 1
Ephemera (general) 1
Film: 16mm 1
Film: Super 8mm 1
Fliers (printed matter) 1
Greeting cards 1
Interracial dating--United States 1
Judgments 1
Lawyers--United States 1
Lectures 1
Ledgers (account books) 1
Legal assistance to prisoners--United States 1
Legal correspondence 1
Letters (correspondence) 1
Medals 1
Memorandums 1
Migrant labor--Delaware 1
Milford (Del.) 1
Minutes (administrative records) 1
Newark (Del.) 1
Newsletters 1
Newspaper columns 1
Nurses 1
Nursing--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Panama Canal (Panama) 1
Phonograph records 1
Photograph albums 1
Presidents 1
Psychiatric hospitals--Delaware 1
Publications (documents) 1
Realia 1
School integration--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Segregation in education--California--San Francisco 1
Segregation in education--Law and legislation--United States 1
Segregation--Delaware--History--20th century 1
Service books (religious texts) 1
Sheet music 1
Slides (photographs) 1
Social justice--United States 1
Soldiers 1
Special education--Delaware 1
Teachers 1
Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) 1
United States. Army--Reserves 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements 1
West Chester (Pa.) 1
Women lawyers--United States 1
World War, 1939-1945--Participation, African American 1
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