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Contents List

   Container / Location    Title
  1-2  
D.W. written materials (several folders)
  3  
Correspondence to D.W.
  3  
Correspondence by D.W.
  3  
Articles and letters mentioning D.W.
  3  
Miscellaneous D.W. activities and involvements
  3  
Dirksen Amendment ( 1964-1965 ) (efforts to nullify "one person-one vote" ruling)
  3  
Legislative Representation in New York State ("LRNYS") - a booklet by D.W., issued in several editions between 1957 and 1964 (2 folders)
  4-6  
Wells v. Rockefeller ( 1966-1970 ) - case challenging three successive New York State Congressional Districting redistricting statutes (1961, 1968, 1970) - the first two successfully. Second phase ruling (1969) was by U.S. Supreme Court.
  6  
General material on redistricting reform (mostly late 1970s, early 1980s)
  6  
Proposed Danford Amendment (U.S. Senate) ( 1979, 1980 )
  7  
WMCA case (WMCA v. Lomenzo). Case which, when consolidated with cases from five other states, became the so-called "one person-one vote" Supreme Court ruling of 1964 (3 folders)
  7  
New York State Committee for Fair Representation ("NYSCFR") - 2 folders (successful)
  7  
National Committee for Fair Representation ("NCFR")
  7  
"Black-Republican Redistricting Alliance"
  7  
Race and redistricting, post-1980
  7  
Voting Rights Act Extension ( 1982 )
  8  
Schwartz case, 1971-1972 (subsequently combined with Schnider v. Rockefeller) - attacking constitutionalityof New York State legislative redistricting of 1971-1972 (4 folders)
  8  
1974 N.Y.S. racial redistricting ruling, leading to United Jewish Organizations (UJO) v. Carey
  9  
Proposed federal anti-gerrymandering legislation
  9  
D.W. consultation work (national), initiated through AFL-CIO COPE (post-1970 redistricting) - 2 folders
  9  
Informal Advisory Committee on Redistricting to Democratic National Committee (DNC)
  9  
Articles & commentaries on redistricting (early 1970s ) (2 folders)
  9  
State legislative redistricting (national), 1971-1972
  9  
Local redistricting
  9  
DW, GT (Gus Tyler) and other's writing on redistricting - early 1970s
  9  
Articles on redistricting, post- 1980
  9  
Computer redistricting, post- 1980
  10  
Congressional redistricting (national), 1971-1974
  10  
Legal briefs on redistricting (most early 1970 s)
  10  
Legal decisions on redistricting (most early 1970 s)
  11-12  
Presidential election system reform; the Electoral College
  12  
Summaries of events & cases, post- 1970 redistricting
  12  
1992 N.Y.S. congressional redistricting, including D.W. plan submitted to task force
  13  
State-by-state files on redistricting, in alphabetical order, beginning with this box which runs from Alabama through Georgia
State files contain various materials on redistricting in the state in general, as well as some correspondence and other material on D.W. involvements in the state. Note, for example, Colorado, where League of Women Voters successfully campaigned to get proposal drafted in part by D.W. onto the ballot through initiative process. Proposal passed (1974) and was incorporated into state constitution.

  14  
State-by-state files, continued (Hawaii through Missouri)
NOTE: Pre-1990 files for twelve states (Idaho through Minnesota, alphabetically) are missing.

  15  
State-by-state files, continued (Montana through New Jersey)
NOTE: New Jersey files include extensive material on D.W. involvement in N.J. congressional redistricting in early 1970s at initial request of Congressman (and House Judiciary Committee Chairman) Peter Rodino.

  16  
State-by-state files, continued (New Mexico through Oklahoma)
  17  
State-by-state files, continued (Oregon through Vermont)
  18  
State-by-state files, continued (Virginia through Wyoming, plus Canada, France, Japan, etc.)
  19  
Books on various aspects of districting and apportionment - mostly historic ( late 1950s, early 1960s )