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WHORM - Human Rights (HU)

(10.7 linear feet; boxes 1-28)

A primary subject category containing information pertaining to human and civil rights, citizenship, segregation, ideologies, and voting rights, including communications from the public expressing views or complaints about such matters.

DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

HU Human Rights (.8 ft.; boxes 1-2)

A secondary subject category that contains constituent correspondence and routine administration correspondence concerning general civil rights issues including housing discrimination, international human rights violations, and violations of religious freedom.

HU010 Equality (5.1 ft.; boxes 3-15)

A secondary subject category that contains memoranda, correspondence, executive orders, proposed legislation draft.; box remarks, statements of administration policy, and senior advisors veto threats. These materials cover a wind range of topics concerning foreign and domestic civil rights including civil rights meetings, discrimination, the Presidential Commission on Civil Rights, the Civil Rights Act of 1990, business response to the Civil Rights Act of 1990, support and opposition to the Civil Rights Act of 1990, and the Supreme Court's interpretation of civil rights law.

HU011 Education, Equal (.1 ft.; box 15)

A secondary subject category containing correspondence from university presidents and faculty concerning Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's), African-American Education, and Ayers v. Mabus, the Supreme Court ruling that allowed states to stop funding HBCU's.

HU012 Employment, Equal (.3 ft.; boxes 15-16)

A secondary subject category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning sexual harassment, affirmative action and the Bush Administration's position, individual employment dispute resolution, and hiring quotas.

HU013 Ethnic Origin Groups (.1 ft.; box 16)

A secondary subject file category containing information on ethnic groups reactions to Bush Administration policies, meetings with various ethnic groups, ethnic discrimination and assimilation, minority contracting and set-asides, and ethnic statistics for the United States and the Bush Administration.

HU013-10 Arab-American Groups (.15 ft.; box 17)

A secondary subject file category containing information on Bush Administration officials meeting with Arab-American groups, Arab-Americans and the Persian Gulf War, and correspondence and meetings with the American-Arab Affairs Council, the National Association of Arab-Americans, and the Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee.

HU013-20 Asian-American Groups (.15 ft.; box 17)

A secondary subject file category containing letters from Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans concerning immigration policies, international relations with their countries of origin, international business, and human rights.

HU013-21 Chinese-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 17)

A secondary subject file category containing information on Asian Heritage Week and Most Favored Nation Status for China.

HU013-22 Japanese-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 18)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning reparations for Japanese-American citizens relocated during World War II and the FSX fighter.

HU013-30 African-American Groups (.4 ft.; box 18)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning African-American business and higher education, the National Urban League, the nomination of Clarence Thomas for the Supreme Court, General Colin Powell, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

HU013-40 Canadian-American Groups (EMPTY)

HU013-50 Eastern Europe - American (.1 ft.; box 19)

A secondary subject file category containing information on events occurring in Eastern Europe.

HU013-51 Hungarian-American Groups (One document; box 19)

HU013-52 Lithuanian-American Groups (EMPTY)

HU013-53 Polish-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 19)

A secondary subject file category containing information on the Polish-American Enterprise Fund and correspondence concerning the future of Poland.

HU013-54 Russian-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 19)

A secondary subject file category containing information on Soviet-American relations, the Soviet-American Peace Corps, Soviet Jews, human rights, and Ukrainian-American issues.

HU013-60 Jewish-American Groups (.2 ft.; box 19)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence, news articles, presidential remarks, and talking points concerning B'nai B'rith, anti-defamation, and Jewish-Arab relations.

HU013-70 Latin-American and Hispanic Groups (.6 ft.; boxes 20-21)

A secondary subject file category containing information on presidential meetings and remarks to Hispanic leaders, Cinco de Mayo Day celebrations, Hispanic education, LULAC, and Cuban issues.

HU013-71 Chicano Groups (One document; box 21)

HU013-80 Puerto-Rican American Groups (EMPTY)

HU013-90 Western-European American Groups (EMPTY)

HU013-91 Franco-American Groups (EMPTY)

HU013-92 German-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 21)

A secondary subject file category containing information on meetings with German-American groups and German-American events.

HU013-93 Greek-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 21)

A secondary subject file category containing information on Greek-American issues.

HU013-94 Italian-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 22)

A secondary subject file category containing information on meetings with and remarks to Italian-American groups.

HU013-95 Irish-American Groups (Two documents; box 22)

HU013-96 Spanish-American Groups (.1 ft.; box 22)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence from the Spanish-American Chamber of Commerce.

HU013-99 Other Ethnic Origin Groups (.1 ft.; box 22)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence from Lebanese-Americans, Indian-Americans, Syrian-Americans, and Ukrainian-Americans concerning American foreign policy.

HU014 Housing, Right to (Two documents; box 22)

A secondary subject file category containing information on Housing Rights Amendments Act of 1991.

HU015 Voting Rights (.1 ft.; box 22)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning disabled voters, the idea of national referenda, the Voting Rights Act, and the Voting Rights Language Assistance Act of 1992.

HU016 Women (.4 ft.; box 23)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence from constituents and the General Federation of Women's Clubs. concerning abortion, women in combat, women's rights, minorities and women in the Bush Administration, and legislation concerning women including H.R. 3069 "The Displaced Homemakers Self-Sufficiency Assistance Act," H.R. 2629 "The Women's Business Development Act," H.R. 1252 "The Battered Women's Testimony Act of 1992," and H.R. 6182 "The Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992."

HU020 Freedoms (.4 ft.; boxes 23-24)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning the Baltic States, the Medal of freedom, China, foreign freedom and human rights, the Civil Liberties Amendment Act of 1991, and the Freedom of Choice Act of 1991.

HU021 Civil Disturbances - Riots (.2 ft.; box 24)

A secondary subject file category containing racial tensions on college campuses, the Crown Heights Brooklyn riots, the Los Angeles riots, and Korean-American concerns arising from the Los Angeles riots.

HU030 Genocide (.1 ft.; boxes 24-25)

A secondary subject file category containing information on holocaust memorials and museums, and the proposed Armenian Genocide Resolution including Turkish objections.

HU040 Ideologies (.6 ft.; boxes 25-26)

A secondary subject file category containing correspondence and memoranda concerning the National Endowment for Democracy, religious freedom, the Democracy in Eastern Europe Act, the Emerging Democracies Act of 1990, the Citizens Democracy Corps, and patriotism.

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