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  • Subject: Civil Liberties
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    • Abolitionism

    • Clippings; Abolition movement; Political activity; Interracial marriage; Yellow journalism;
    • A newspaper article reporting, with an obviously strong editorial point of view, on the political struggle over abolition.
    • The Sibyl, Vol 1 No. 17, 1857-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 15, 1857-02-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 3 No. 4, 1858-09-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 2 No. 17, 1858-03-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl, Vol. 1 No. 5, 1856-11-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • The Sibyl,  Vol. 4 No. 19, 1860-04-01

    • Suffrage; Dress reform; Women's rights; Civil rights
    • The Sibyl was a newspaper edited by Lydia Sayer Hasbrouck, published between 1856 and 1864. The main focus of the paper was the new reform dress, also called "the bloomer", which usually consisted of a knee-length dress and a pair of trousers. An...
    • Unit 01-Harcourt's Childhood

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; War; Consumer rationing; Segregation; Racism;
    • Mr Dodds is an Attorney who has lived in New Rochelle with his wife and three children. He is an Assistant District Attorney for Kings County, Brooklyn. He graduated from Dartmouth and then went to Yale Law School. Both of his parents were...
    • Unit 02-Importance of Community, Church and Education

    • Religion; Community centers; Baptist churches; Religious facilities; Immigrants; Education
    • Mr Dodds talks about the church in his neighborhood as being a positive example/force on the immigrant children in the neighbohood. It was a place of socialization for recent immigrants and their families. His family was very involved with the...
    • Unit 03-Experiences at Dartmouth

    • Students; Ethnic stereotypes; Roommates;
    • On how he ended up going to Dartmouth: A representative from Dartmouth who was affiliated with the Negro Student League came to Stuyvesant High School and spoke to he and his class. The organization's (Negro Student Scholarship Fund) objective...
    • Unit 05-Working and Living in Africa

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    • Visiting West Africa allowed him to recognize racial issues within the United States including racial segregation, and racial issues like those in Little Rock, Arkansas. This helped him to become more aware of the Civil Rights movement of the...
    • Unit 07-1960's Civil Rights Era

    • Protest movements; Student movements; Peace movements;
    • There were many civil rights and war protests going on around during this time in the U.S. (end of 1960's). As chief legal officer of his department, he was responsible for providing legal advice to various agencies as well as civil rights...
    • Unit 09-Thoughts on Social and Economic Inequality

    • Poverty; Social justice; Economic & social conditions;
    • The work that the District Attorney's Office does for the community is invaluable, according to him. He notes that cases that involve narcotics in NYC often revolve around minorities and minority neighborhoods, which he attributes to limited...
    • R. Harcourt Dodds oral history interview [audio]

    • Immigrants; Emigration & immigration; Ethnic groups; Minorities; Racism; Education; Cultural relations; Civil rights; Human rights; Social justice
    • R. Harcourt Dodds, a long time resident of New Rochelle, NY and an accomplished individual who spent many years working as District Attorney in New York City, talks about his African-American heritage, growing up in Harlem, being one of the first...

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