Dickson (James C.) papers, 1988-2002


These papers document the career of James C. Dickson (Class of 1968) as an activist and organizer for disabled individuals, primarily with the VOTE! 2000 Campaign, an effort to increase the number of voters with disabilities. Includes materials Dickson used in his efforts to increase the voting rights of disabled persons and their access to polling places. The materials contain information on poll accessibility, black voters, gay and lesbian voters, voting statistics, the motor voter law, election reforms, methods of voting, and the registration of potential voters when they apply for food stamps, Medicaid or a driver's license. Also consists of material documenting other organizing efforts involving the rights of children, especially children with disabilities, and the medical care of the elderly and people with disabilities.

Format(s): Pamphlets, Letters, Documents
Library: John Hay
NOTE: This collection is housed off-site. Prior notice is needed for retrieval
Contact(s): Jennifer_Betts@brown.edu
Contact(s): Holly_Snyder@brown.edu

Access to the collection:

Online Catalog (JOSIAH):
General description of the collection available on JOSIAH

Other Online Access:
Non-brown Web Page: American Association of People with Disabilities
RIAMCO: Guide to the James C. Dickson papers, 1988-2002

Related Collections:
Community Organizing Archive

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