Civil rights -- Nevada
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Included are minutes of the northern Nevada chapter, southern Nevada chapter, and state board meetings; administrative and issues correspondence; bylaws; organizational history; membership statistics; complaints and litigation files; subject files; and newspaper clippings.
Abstract Paper prepared for the Civil Liberties Committee, Western States Democratic Conference which considers the Nevada population by race, the status of blacks in Las Vegas, the Equal Rights Commission, civil rights legislation, human rights conferences, and political morality.
Abstract Petition to President Lyndon Johnson and Nevada Senators Alan Bible and Howard Cannon urging the passage of civil rights legislation.
Abstract Included are minutes for meetings in January and February, 1969, and the committee's report to the Nevada Council for Civic Order Through Social Justice.
Abstract Album of clippings about Nevada including history of the Reno Civil War veterans, inequality of blacks and whites, a mining story, letter to the state legislature about the location of the Insane Asylum, and poems of and obituary of Hogan and others.
Abstract These materials, gathered by Commissioner Robert Gorrell, include minutes, reports, complaints, and correspondence.
Abstract These papers, a continuation of collection number 88-28, resulted from an ethnic studies class at UNR in the fall, 1988 semester. Included are reviews of movies, written papers, taped interviews and interview transcripts of the following ethnic or religious groups in Nevada: Afro-Americans, Japanese, Italians, Jews, Portuguese, Thais, Native Americans, Micronesians, and Greeks. For other related materials see collection 88-28 by the same author.
Abstract This collection consists of the working files by Rusco and Sue Fawn Chung as editors of the Nevada public affairs review (1987, #2) and by contributing authors of articles on ethnic minorities in Nevada. Ethnic groups include Basques, Blacks, Chinese, American Indians, Japanese, Jews, Koreans, Mexican Americans, and Yugoslavs.
Abstract Woodard's speech briefly describes the civil rights movement in Nevada, her participation in the 1963 "March on Washington" on behalf of the civil rights movement, and the March 1983 commemorative march "Peace, jobs and freedom" rally, also in Washington D.C.