Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1896-01-19
Death 1977
Americans
German, English, French, Russian, Spanish; Castilian, Yiddish

Biographical notes:

American historian; representative of the Communist Party, U.S.A., to the Communist International, 1928-1929; author of Three Who Made a Revolution (1948) and other works on communism.

From the description of Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870811

Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture. He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin.

From the guide to the Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Writer.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504301

Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture.

He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin.

From the description of Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122626715

Biographical Note

  • 1896, Jan. 19: Born, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916: B.A., College of the City of New York
  • 1917: Married Ella Goldberg
  • 1917 - 1919 : Member, Socialist Party
  • 1919 - 1929 : Member, Communist Party, U.S.A.
  • 1925 - 1928 : Agitation and Propaganda Director, Communist Party
  • 1928 - 1929 : U.S. Representative, Executive Committee, Communist International
  • 1929 - 1940 : Affiliated with Lovestoneite opposition party
  • 1931: M.A., Columbia University
  • 1939: Author, Diego Rivera: His Life and Times
  • 1948: Author, Three Who Made a Revolution
  • 1950 - 1954 : Chief Ideological Adviser, International Broadcasting Division, U.S. Department of State
  • 1956: Author, Six Keys to the Soviet System
  • 1957: Author, Khrushchev and Stalin's Ghost
  • 1961 - 1962 : Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of California, Davis
  • 1963: Author, The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera
  • 1965: Author, Marxism: 100 Years in the Life of a Doctrine, and Strange Communists I Have Known
  • 1966 - 1977 : Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
  • 1967: Author, The Bridge and the Abyss: The Troubled Friendship of Maxim Gorky and V. I. Lenin
  • 1969: Author, An Ideology in Power: Reflections on the Russian Revolution
  • 1977, Feb. 21: Died, Palo Alto, California

From the guide to the Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999, (Hoover Institution Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Art--Mexico
  • Russian literature
  • Authors, American--Political activity
  • Communism and culture
  • Communism
  • Communist parties--United States
  • Arts
  • Communist parties
  • Anti-imperialist movements--United States
  • Communism--United States
  • Anti-imperialist movements

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  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Mexico (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Spain (as recorded)
  • Soviet Union (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)