Americans for Democratic Action, Southeastern Pennsylvania Chapter Records: Part 5

Collection ID: 
URB 17, 38, 38A, Acc. 599, 599S, 708
Date: 
1946-1981
Footage: 
Approximately 36.5 linear feet (61 boxes, 6 scrapbooks)
Collecting Area: 

 

 

The finding aid for this collection is in 6 parts:

 
 
URB 38, 1947-1976
INVENTORY
 
Series I: Administration
 
Box 1
 
1-6     Membership lists, 1961-1971
7-8     Annual meetings and dinners, 1956-1969
9-13 Membership correspondence, 1955-1971
 
Box 2
 
14-15 Membership correspondence, 1955-1971
16-20 Board of Directors, 1949-1973
21-26 Executive Director and Executive Committee, 1948- 1973
27-29 Nominating Committee, 1969-1971
 
Box 3
 
30 Anti-poverty Committee, 1966
Black Political Development Committee, 1971-1972
City Organizing Committee, 1970-1972
Congressional Reform Committee, 1964-1965
Consumer Legislation Committee, 1969
31 Domestic Policy Committee, 1959-1964
Election Code Committee, 1960
Election Reform Committee, 1969
32-33 Education Committee, 1956-1972
34-35 Foreign Policy Committee, 1957-1963, 1969-1970
36 Housing Committee, 1968-1972
37 Human Resources Committee, 1971-1972
38-39 Human Rights Committee, 1958-1969
40 Judicial Reform Committee, 1959
Legislative Committee
Metropolitan Affairs Committee, 1960
National Affairs Committee, 1948, 1961-1964, 1973
41 Municipal Affairs Committee, 1950-1965
42 Planning Committee, 1970
Police-Community Relations Committee, 1971-1972
Structure Committee, 1965-1969
43-46 Political Committee, 1948, 1968-1973
 
Box 4
 
47-48 Political Committee, 1968-1973
49-50 Suburban Political Committee, 1971-1972
51 Program Committee, 1947-1948, 1970-1972
52-54 State Affairs Committee, 1957-1961, 1967-1973
55-60 National Conventions, 1965, 1968-1973
61-62 National ADA, 1954, 1957, 1961, 1964, 1969
 
Box 5
 
63-67 National ADA, 1970-1973
68 Other branches
69 Correspondence
70 News letter, 1949, 1958, 1967
Press notices
71-75 Press releases, 1952, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1961-1966
 
Box 6
 
76-77 Press releases, 1966-1969
78 Financial statements, 1960, 1968-1974
79-84 Fund raising, 1958, 1960, 1969-1973
Contribution records, 1960-1971
 
Box 7
 
Contributions, 1960-1967
 
Box 8
 
Contributions, 1960-1968
Dues, 1959-1971
 
Box 9
 
Dues, 1958-1971
 
Box 10
 
Dues, 1960-1972
 
Box 11
 
Dues, 1959-1972
 
Series II: Elections and Campaigns
 
Box 12
 
1 1948-1954
2 1955: Dilworth for Mayor
Blanc for District Attorney
3-5 1956: Clark for Senator
Stevenson for President
6-7 1958: Leader for Senator
Lawrence for Governor
8-11 1959: Dilworth for Mayor
McBride for Supreme Court
 
Box 13
 
12 1959: Dilworth for Mayor McBride for Supreme Court 
13-14 1960: Stevenson for President Kennedy for President
15-17 1962: Clark for Senator Dilworth for Governor
18-19 1963: Phillips for Mayor
20-23 1964: Johnson for President Blatt for Senator
 
Box 14
 
24 1965-1966
25-26 1968: McCarthy for President
27-28 1969: Gilhool for Councilman
29 1970: Shapp for Governor
30-38 1971: Mayoralty primary and general
 
Box 15
 
39-47 1972: McGovern for President
 
Box 16
 
48-59 1972: McGovern for President
 
Box 17
 
60-72 1972: McGovern for President
 
Box 18
 
73-89 1972: McGovern for President
 
Series III: Issues and Organizations 
 
Box 19
 
1 Rizzo Roast, 1973
2 Conferences, 1950s
3 Schools for Practical Politics, 1948-1952
4 National Politics, 1957-1964
5 Civil rights marches, 1963, 1966
6 Civil rights legislation, 1957-1965
7-9 City government, 1947-1965, 1972
10 Municipal judiciary, 1957-1961
11-12 Criminal justice and prisons; ROR program, 1972
13-14 Public education system, 1958-1968
15 Ward realignment, 1964-1965 City-County consolidation, 1954-1959, 1964
 
Box 20
 
16-17 State government, 1951-1968
18-24 Good Judges for Philadelphia, 1973
25-27 Newbold vs. Osser, 1967
 
Box 21
 
28 Isadore A. Bellis recall petitions, 1975
 
Box 22
 
29 Philadelphia Crisis Committee, 1968
30 Coalition for Human Priorities, 1973-1974
31 Afro-American Arts Theatre, Inc., 1972
32-39 Reform Democrats of Philadelphia, 1963-1965
40 Addicts Rights Organization, 1971
41 Coalition of Action, 1970
42 Citizens for Progress, 1973
Barbwire Society, 1971
Black Panthers, 1969
Areas of Concern, 1973
  Council of Organizations on Philadelphia Police
Accountability (COPPAR), 1970
Vietnam Veterans Against the War, 1973
Transportation Action Group, 1972
Pennsylvania Youth Caucus and Philadelphia Women's Political Caucus, 1972
Coalition of Independents for Progress, 1972
Philadelphia Council for Community Advancement, 1968
American Friends Service Committee--Conference on Police Power, 1968
43 People for Human Rights, 1968
ABM, 1969
 
Series IV: Dinners
 
1-4 Annual dinners, 1968-1970
 
Box 23
 
5-9 Annual dinners, 1971-1976
10-12 Roosevelt Day Dinners, 1951-1969
 
Series V: Clippings, Scrapbooks and Programs
 
1 Roosevelt Dinner Programs, 1949-1963
 
Box 24
 
2 Community newspapers, 1967-1970
3 Newspaper clippings, 1965-1967
 
Box 25
 
4 Newspaper clippings, 1965-1967
 
Scrapbooks
 
1 ADA News, 1950-1959
2 Gilhool for Councilman, 1969
3 Politics and city government, 1959
4 McBride for Supreme Court, 1959
5 Phillips for Mayor, 1963
6 ADA World, 1947-1959
 
URB 38A, 1946-1965
INVENTORY
 
Box 1
 
1-3 Political Action Committee, 1946
Americans for Democratic Action
4 1947
5 1948
6-7 1949
8 1950
9 1951
10-11 1953
11A-11B 1951-1953 
 
Box 2
 
12-13 1954
14   1955
15 1956
16 1957
17-18 1958
19-20 1959
21-22 1960
 
Box 3
 
23-25 1961
26 1962
27-28 1963
29-30 1964
31-32 1965