Josephson, Ben, 1895-1980.

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Ben Josephson (1895-1980), served in various administrative capacities at Camp Tamiment in Pennsylvania from 1941-1968. He was active in the Socialist Party and the labor movement. He was associated with the Rand School and was instrumental in the establishment of the Tamiment Library at NYU. Josephson gave support to the New Leader and Labor History and was elected, in 1976, President of the People's Educational Camp Society (PECS), the corporate entity that founded and oversaw Camp Tamiment.

From the guide to the Ben Josephson Papers, 1931-1977, undated, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Tamiment Library. Tamiment Library manuscript files collection relating to individuals and organizations associated with radicalism, the labor movement, and progressive social action in the United States, 1950-2001 (bulk 1910-1965). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Labor history records, 1950-2001. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Tamiment Library Manuscript Files, Bulk, 1910-1965, 1749-1988 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives,. Tamiment Library general photograph collection [graphic]. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn People's Educational Camp Society and Camp Tamiment Records, 1920-1972 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn People's Educational Camp Society. Camp Tamiment photographs [graphic]. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Tamiment Playhouse. Tamiment Playhouse photographs [graphic]. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Labor and Radicalism Photograph Collection, Bulk, 1940-1965, 1860-1985 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Tamiment Institute Records, 1935-1990s Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Ben Josephson Papers, 1931-1977, undated Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn People's Educational Camp Society and Camp Tamiment Records, 1920-1972 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Tamiment/Wagner Moving Images Collection, Bulk, 1950-1969, 1920-1967, (Bulk 1950-1969) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn People's Educational Camp Society (Camp Tamiment) Photographs, Bulk, 1940-1960, 1920s-1960s, (Bulk 1940s-1950s) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Alexander Cohen Tamiment Playhouse Photographs, Bulk, 1947-1952, 1947-1958, (Bulk 1947-1952) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Tamiment Playhouse Photographs, Bulk, 1930-1959, 1920s-1987, (Bulk 1930s-1950s) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Camp Tamiment (Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith Cohen, Alexander. person
associatedWith People's Educational Camp Society. corporateBody
associatedWith People's Educational Camp Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives. corporateBody
associatedWith Tamiment Institute. corporateBody
associatedWith Tamiment Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, corporateBody
associatedWith Tamiment Playhouse. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Adult education--United States
Jewish socialists--United States
Camps--Pennsylvania
Socialism--United States
Socialists--United States
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Birth 1895

Death 1980

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