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Series II. American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania Correspondence, 1967-1978

Scope and Content Notes:

This series contains internal organizational correspondence primarily related to Kerr’s tenure as president of the ACLU of Pennsylvania. It covers an extensive variety of topics including, women’s rights (the Equal Rights Amendment, sex discrimination and abortion rights), civil rights (fair housing, public school de-segregation, racial discrimination in employment), criminal justice (capital punishment, rights of the accused and the right to a fair trial), civil liberties (employee loyalty oaths, censorship and FBI surveillance), conscientious objection to selective service, and academic freedom. Also scattered among the correspondence are news clippings, press releases, meeting minutes, budgets, and election results.

Folder 25-36 Correspondence, 1967-1970

Box 2
Folder 1-24 Correspondence, 1970-1978