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Fred E. Weisgal Papers

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Identifier: R0161-FEW
Abstract Fred E. Weisgal was an active Baltimore civil rights attorney, Israeli government official, and jazz musician. Mr. Weisgal’s career began in Baltimore in the 1940s when he fought and won a suit to admit black students to the Maryland Institute art school. He then joined the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) where he continued to fight for civil rights. Weisgal represented a number of noteworthy civil rights cases during his career in Baltimore before emigrating to Israel. This collection...
Dates: circa 1940-2008; Majority of material found within Bulk dates: 1940-1991

Mitchell Family Collection

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Identifier: R0155-MFC
Scope and Contents This collection contains three pamphlets documenting various programs, memorials, and events dated between 1979 and 1984 for members of the Mitchell family, a prominant Baltimore family of NAACP leaders, civil rights activists, and public officials and lawyers. The three programs are: One memorial program for Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., 1984 One "101st U.S. Senator," Sixty-eight birthday dinner program, 1979 One program honoring the life of...
Dates: 1979-1984

Mr. Civil Rights Interviews

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Identifier: R0180-MCR
Content Description

22 digital files (including 16 mp4 videos and 6 text transcripts) from the 2014 PBS documentary film by Mick Caouette, "Mr. Civil Rights: Thurgood Marshall and the NAACP." Digital video files are raw, unedited interviews with the following people: Jose Anderson, Kimberle Crenshaw, Mary Easter, Larry Gibson, Rawn James, Vernon Jordan, Elena Kagan, John Paul Stevens, Roger Wilkins, and Juan Williams. Partial transcripts exist for some interviews.

Dates: Publication: Film released on October 7, 2014