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Statehood (American politics)

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Julius Hobson Papers

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents The papers primarily document Julius Hobson’s activist and political activities from the early 1960s until his death in 1977. Included are materials from civil rights organizations that he headed, was involved, or helped found. In particular, the collection contains correspondence, internal memoranda, meeting minutes, financial information, newsletters, membership lists, press releases, clippings, and by laws regarding the D.C. Chapter of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), Associated...

League of the Women Voters of the District of Columbia Records

Identifier: 033
Scope and Contents The collection contains clippings and alphabetically arranged office files maintained by the League to document its activities. Topics in the records cover primarily local D.C. political issues but also national and international concerns of the National League of Women Voters. The records are divided into two series: topical files and clippings.

Self-Determination for D.C. (SDDC) Records

Identifier: 003
Scope and Contents The collection consists of office files documenting the Coalition's activities in support of home rule and voting rights for D.C. In particular, it includes testimony, legislation, lobbying packets, correspondence, and media lists regarding its lobbying efforts in support of Congressional legislation passed in 1973 granting D.C. home rule (D.C. Self-Government and Reorganization Act). The records also contain materials compiled by the Coalition regarding supportive, related, and opposing...

Statehood Commission Records

Identifier: 048
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection consist of records of the D.C. Statehood/Compact Commission ("Commission") from 1978 through 1994 that document its activities to promote and educate the public on statehood as well as research on methods for achieving statehood in the District. The records include correspondence, reports, clippings, press releases, financial materials, meeting minutes, legislative testimony and bills, Commission publications, pamphlets, brochures, articles, speeches, memorabilia,...