Patterson, William L. (William Lorenzo), 1890-1980

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Noted political activist, lawyer, orator, organizer, writer, and Communist from San Franicsco, Calif.; also known as "Mr. Civil Rights." He also lived in New York from the mid-1950s to 1979.

From the description of William Lorenzo Patterson papers, 1919-1979 (bulk, mid-1950s-1979). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 729372659

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Crusader News Agency press releases, 1935-1940 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Negatives Collection, 1930-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Patterson, William L. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1939. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Guide to the Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Photographs, 1895-1967 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Benjamin J. Davis papers, 1949-1964 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954. Mary Church Terrell papers, 1851-1962 (bulk 1886-1954). Library of Congress
referencedIn Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Photographs, 1895-1967 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
creatorOf Patterson, Louise Thompson. Louise Thompson Patterson papers, 1909-1996. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Mary Church Terrell Papers, 1851-1962, (bulk 1886-1954) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Marshall, George, 1904-2000. George Marshall papers, 1933-1955. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Robeson, Paul, 1889-1976. Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Guide to the Communist Party of the United States of America Records, 1892-2009 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Fergus Falls State Hospital. Superintendent's correspondence, 1901-1969. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the John Pittman Papers, circa 1880s-1987 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn John S. Daschbach papers, 1936-1957 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Crawford, Matt N. Matt N. and Evelyn Graves Crawford papers, [ca. 1932-1967]. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Daschbach, John S. John S. Daschbach papers, 1936-1957. University of Washington Libraries
creatorOf Patterson, William L. (William Lorenzo), 1890-1980. William Lorenzo Patterson papers, 1919-1979 (bulk, mid-1950s-1979). Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University
referencedIn Crusader News Agency (New York, N.Y.). Crusader News Agency press releases, 1935-1940. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf International Labor Defense. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1928-1942. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Davis, Benjamin J. (Benjamin Jefferson), 1903-1964. Benjamin J. Davis papers, 1949-1964. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Confederate States of America documents from the Civil War, 1861-1865. Houghton Library
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Guide to the John Pittman Papers, circa 1880s-1987 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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correspondedWith Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 person
associatedWith Black Panther Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Confederate States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Crawford, Matt N. person
associatedWith Crusader News Agency (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
associatedWith Daschbach, John S. person
associatedWith Davis, Angela person
associatedWith Davis, Benjamin J. (Benjamin Jefferson), 1903-1964. person
correspondedWith Davis, Ossie person
correspondedWith Dee, Ruby person
associatedWith Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. person
associatedWith Fergus Falls State Hospital. corporateBody
associatedWith Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley person
associatedWith Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley. person
correspondedWith Goodlett, Carlton B. (Carlton Benjamin), 1914-1997 person
correspondedWith Hudson, Hosea person
associatedWith International Labor Defense. corporateBody
associatedWith Lightfoot, Claude M., 1910-1991 person
associatedWith Marshall, George, 1904-2000. person
correspondedWith McNeil, Genna Rae person
correspondedWith Morrison, Toni person
associatedWith National Negro Congress (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Patterson Defense Committee. corporateBody
correspondedWith Patterson, Louise Thompson, 1901-1999 person
correspondedWith Patterson, Mary Lou person
associatedWith Pittman, John. person
associatedWith Pittman, John. person
correspondedWith Prattis, Percival Leroy, 1895-1980 person
associatedWith Robeson, Paul, 1889-1976. person
associatedWith Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976. person
correspondedWith Rogers, J. A. (Joel Augustus), 1880-1966 person
correspondedWith Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954. person
correspondedWith Wright, Charles person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Cuba
Soviet Union
China
Europe, Eastern
Subject
Wilmington Ten Case
African Americans
African Americans
African Americans
Civil rights
Martinsville Seven Trial, Martinsville, Va., 1949
Social injustice
Occupation
African American communists
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Birth 1890-08-27

Death 1980-03-05

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