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Welfare rights movement

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections that document advocacy for welfare rights and economic justice.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Frances Fox Piven papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00238
Abstract Professor, political science and political activist. The material in the Frances Fox Piven Papers, which includes correspondence, organization files, speeches, and writings, reflects her involvement as both an academic and activist concerned with community development, poverty, the welfare state and urban reform. Organizations documented include the American Civil Liberties Union, Mobilization for Youth, and the National Welfare Rights Organization. Correspondents include June Jordan,...
Dates of Materials: 1950 - 2012

New York City Women Community Activists Oral History Project oral histories

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00524
Abstract

This collection consists of interviews conducted by Tamar Carroll for her dissertation on women's community activism in New York City, circa 1955-1995, including activists involved in Mobilization For Youth on New York City's Lower East Side and members of the National Congress of Neighborhood Women.

Dates of Materials: 1970 - 2010

Richard A. Cloward papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00466
Abstract Richard A. Cloward was a sociologist and social activist who was an architect of the welfare rights movement and the co-author of a groundbreaking critique of the welfare state as a tool for containing social unrest. Included are electronic mail, correspondence, memorandums and articles about Cloward's and Frances Piven’s social welfare activism; correspondence, clippings, and writings about Cloward's legal entanglements with Brandeis and Columbia Universities; Frances Piven's appointment...
Dates of Materials: 1944 - 2006