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Political activists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

Ananya Dance Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: PA137
Abstract Collection contains press clippings, publications, and administrative records related to the the intellectual and creative work of the Ananya Dance Theatre.
Dates: 1996-2015

Aurora Northland Lesbian Center records

 Collection
Identifier: S6167
Scope and Contents The collection contains articles of incorporation; by-laws; updated mission statements; organizational policies and procedures; board minutes and accompanying materials including some financial statements, 1990-2009; newsletters, 1989-1994; letters; news clippings; and phone/drop-in logs.
Dates: 1988-2012

Carter Thurmond Papers

 Collection
Identifier: scrbt-405
Abstract The Carter Lynn Thurmond papers comprises of his academic, political, professional, and personal papers along with donated books, audio interviews and presentations, documentaries, and films.
Dates: 1959-2016

Coalition to Stop the Des Moines records

 Collection
Identifier: S6006
Abstract The collection consists of the records, letters, news coverage, editorials, and other written materials generated by the group to inform and persuade people to their point of view or in response to the Coalition and local points of view. The collection also contains 29 over sized rally posters.
Dates: 1997-1998

Communist Party, Duluth Section flyer

 Collection
Identifier: S3193
Abstract The collection consists of a flyer urging workers to stop work and demonstrate at the Court House on March 6, 1930 in an effort to improve working conditions and get relief for the unemployed.
Dates: 1930

Concerned Citizens for Central Hillside Community Center records

 Collection
Identifier: S4523
Abstract The collection consists of correspondence, minutes from 1977, 1978, articles of incorporation, articles of incorporation for Institute of Afro-American Awareness, constitution and by-laws; an abstract from about 1972 “to marshal the resources of the black community; Urban Renewal Plan for Central Hillside Area, November 1972.
Dates: 1972-1978

Deborah Ortman environmental activism papers

 Collection
Identifier: U6228
Content Description Correspondence, ephemera, and other materials related to Deborah Ortman's environmental and political activism in Duluth, Minnesota, Hermantown, Minnesota, and the surrounding area.
Dates: 1990-2006

Duluth Community Action Program records

 Collection
Identifier: S3713
Abstract The collection contains materials from the Community Action Board. Nearly all items are photocopies.
Dates: 1966-1982

Duluth Interfaith Sanctuary Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: U6206
Scope and Contents The collection includes files kept by James Larson during his time working with the Duluth Interfaith Sanctuary Committee. Topics include information about refugees and border presentations, immigration policies, outreach to local and national partners, and advocacy for national legislation. Larson’s original file names have been retained. Other portions of the collection include newsletters from the Duluth Interfaith Sanctuary Committee and other sanctuary groups around the...
Dates: 1977 - 1993

Walter and Goldie Eldot papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4527
Abstract The collection consists of 1956 articles of incorporation for Duluth Community Chest; a 90 minute interview on cassette tape with 89-year old Glen Merritt on October 26, 1983, about Merritt’s recollections of YMCA’s Camp Miller; and black and white photographs collected by Eldot that may have illustrated his articles in Outlook and Cosmopolitan sections of the newspaper when he was editor.
Dates: 1956-1984; Majority of material found in 1967-1983

Elissa Raffa papers, 1970-2006

 Collection
Identifier: Tretter: 362
Abstract The Elissa Raffa papers contain resources pertaining to feminism and lesbianism.
Dates: 1970-2006

Newton S. Friedman oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4542
Abstract The collection consists of an interview with civil rights attorney Newton S. Friedman on March 18, 1993.
Dates: 1993

Rudy Gustafson papers

 Collection
Identifier: S4543
Abstract The collection consists of Socialist Labor Party papers and one video.
Dates: undated

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6143
Abstract The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.
Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Robert J. Jansen papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6023
Abstract The collection consists of family papers and photographs, organization records, and business records. The papers span Jansen’s life from grade school through college, political activities of the 1990s, Jansen's activism as a gay man, teaching career from Cal State Fresno through The College of St. Scholastica including the CSS grievance over tenure (1982-1983), the beginnings of his gay bar The Main Club, and the purchase and renovation of a Victorian house (his home in Duluth (1215 East Second...
Dates: 1949-2001

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6009
Abstract The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.
Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

KQDS Radio documentaries

 Collection
Identifier: S3718
Abstract The collection consists of two documentaries on tape: The Vietnam Era and Street People.
Dates: 1982

Lakeshore Bypass Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: S4477
Abstract The collection consists of a small quantity of notes, research materials, incorporation papers, financial records, legal briefs, correspondence, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1975-1983

Mark Kasel papers, 1981-2000

 Collection
Identifier: Tretter:Collection 348
Abstract The Mark Kasel papers contain newsletters from various GLBT organizations, press releases, election/candidate materials, and relevant articles.
Dates: 1981-2000

William F. Maupins papers

 Collection
Identifier: S2367
Abstract The collection largely consists of correspondence, legal documents, and news clippings dealing with civil rights issues.
Dates: 1958-1969

Mesaba Co-op Park oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6161
Scope and Contents The collection consists of audio recordings of interviews of individuals involved with Mesaba Co-op Park in Hibbing, Minnesota, biographical information on narrators, interview abstracts, transcripts of the interviews, and photographs contemporary to the interviews. Interviews were conducted in 2012 and 2013. The collection also contains a digitized copy of one interview from 1992. All materials are in digital format. Narrators, Part I, 2012:...
Dates: 1992-2013; Majority of material found in 1992, 2012-2013

Minnesota Election research data

 Collection
Identifier: S4512
Abstract The collection contains Duluth election data of all candidates of all parties down to the ward level from the years 1896, 1912, 1920, and 1924 compiled from returns published in newspapers and other political and labor history sources. The collection also holds Minnesota governor election results from Duluth for 1896-1934.
Dates: 1896-1934; Majority of material found in 1896, 1912, 1920, 1924

National Organization for Women (Minnesota) records

 Collection
Identifier: S2326
Abstract The collection contains minutes, annual/chapter reports, membership list, correspondence, news releases, by-laws, legislative platforms, resolutions, committee proposals and minutes, state conference information, bus trips to the capitol, photographs, information from related organizations, miscellaneous, newspaper clippings, and oversized posters. Materials from both the Duluth, Minnesota chapter and the statewide, Minnesota, organization are represented in the collection.
Dates: 1977-1984

Northern Environmental Council records

 Collection
Identifier: S2321
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, constitution and bylaws, minutes, resolutions, the general administrative files of board members Charles Stoddard and Paul Kanowski, financial records, files from public relations campaigns, and news clippings dealing with environmental issues.
Dates: 1969-1980

Barb Olsen papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6067
Abstract The collection consists of typescript, uncut OUT OF ORDER columns from August 12, 2002 to September 2004 that were published in the Duluth alternative newspaper/publication Reader Weekly.
Dates: 2002-2004

John T. Pegors papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6095
Abstract The collection holds subject files that reflect Pegor’s participation, focus, or concern. Biographical materials include Donna W. Pegors, retired (1989) University of Minnesota Duluth music professor. The subjects are arranged alphabetically.
Dates: 1939-2007

Save Lake Superior Association records

 Collection
Identifier: S2438
Abstract The collection contains articles of incorporation; bylaws; annual meeting materials; minutes; correspondence; financial materials; news releases; resolutions; issue files on topics such as acid rain, conservation, harbor refuge, etc.; some Reserve Mining case exhibits; scrapbooks; bumper stickers; and an oral history project.
Dates: 1969-2007; Majority of material found in 1969-1985, 2006-2007

Sue Sojourner papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6169
Scope and Contents The collection contains documentary photos of a 2006 trip by Duluth, Minnesota residents to the Living the Dream conference in Selma, Alabama; digital photos, programs and ephemera from the 2007 Duluth Strike for Peace event; and photographs and clippings of Duluth -based political demonstrations and rallies on issues of peace and justice. Digital photographs are on compact discs.
Dates: 1999-2007

Student Protest literature

 Collection
Identifier: S6134
Abstract This collection contains ten student-made publications covering political topics such as the Vietnam War, the status of American Indians, feminism, the cause of the United Farm Workers, the Black Panthers, pollution, and, of course, the content and structure of their own education, as well as poetry and creative writing on various topics.
Dates: 1966-1972; Majority of material found in 1966, 1968, 1970-1972

Sugarloaf Interpretive Center Association papers

 Collection
Identifier: S6061
Abstract The records document the beginnings and development of the organization in the context of the successful completion of a Legislative Commission on Minnesota Resources (LCMR) project grant (1995-1997) to interpret the site's geological, natural, and cultural history and features.
Dates: 1995-1997