Welfare rights movement -- Nevada -- Las Vegas

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Ruby Duncan Papers

Identifier: 93-48
Abstract Ruby Duncan is a Nevadan, longtime black welfare rights advocate, organizer of Operation Life (a self-help program for low-income blacks), and formerly on the national board of the National Organization for women. Included is the story of Operation Life (O.L.) describing O.L. and its predecessor, the Clark County Welfare Rights Organization. Theresa Traber's thesis, The impact of Operation Nevada, an organizational campaign of the National Welfare Rights Organization (1980), provides a...
Dates: 1978-1980

Maya Miller Papers

Identifier: 95-107

Materials cover the life and work of philanthropist, feminist, political activist, and one-time Nevada U. S. Senate candidate, Maya Miller from the years 1953-2003. The collection includes correspondence, speeches, campaign materials, news clips, agendas, bulletins, reports, and audio/visual resources with particular emphasis placed on Miller's position as Chairperson on the Board of Directors for the Las Vegas-based community development corporation, Operation Life.

Dates: 1954-2003