The American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born Collection (1939-1944, 1946-1948, 1950, 1955) contains one box and .21
linear feet of mailers; flyers; pamphlets; conference programs and proceedings; press releases; discussion outlines; brochures;
and other documents generated by the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born, an organization founded in 1933 to
defend the rights of foreign born individuals. This collection is organized chronologically.
The American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born was founded in 1933 by Roger Baldwin, one of the founders of the American
Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). The purpose of the organization was to defend the consitutional rights of foreign-born individuals
in the United States. The group assisted people seeking to become naturalized citizens, facing deporation, and also worked
to aid against discrimination and harrassment of foreign-born individuals, and to reform immigration policies and laws. In
1982, the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born was dissolved and absorbed by the National Emergency Civil Liberties
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives
and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical
materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
There are no access restrictions on this collection.