Guide to the Tamiment Library Poster and Broadside Collection, 1904-1991

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Guide to the Tamiment Library Poster and Broadside Collection, 1904-1991

1904-1991

The Tamiment Library Poster Collection consists of items published between 1904 and 1991, that relate to left-radicalism, progressive movements, labor unions, and counter-culture in the United States, and in over thirty other countries. With new additions being received on a regular basis, the collection can be expected to grow well beyond its present size of 2,165 posters and broadsides.

2.5 Linear Feet in flat file folders and 2 oversize flat boxes.

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Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America

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English. From the description of ACWA's Sidney Hillman Foundation Records. 1955-1974. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520925303 From the description of ACTWU's National Textile Recruitment and Training Program Records. 1975-1981. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 520924922 Sidney Hillman, labor organizer, leader, and president, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. Sidney Hillman was born in Russian-contr...

Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Richard Milhous Nixon (January 9, 1913 – April 22, 1994) was the 37th president of the United States, serving from 1969 to 1974. A member of the Republican Party, Nixon previously served as the 36th vice president from 1953 to 1961, having risen to national prominence as a representative and senator from California. After five years in the White House that saw the conclusion to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, détente with the Soviet Union and China, and the establishment of the Environm...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004

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Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

Farah Manufacturing Company

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Organización Continental Latinoamericana de Estudiantes.

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Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969

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Painter, photographer; Roosevelt, N.J. From the description of Ben Shahn interview, 1964 Apr. 14 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82606033 Artist Ben Shahn was a Russian Jewish immigrant to New York. He apprenticed with a lithographer, studied at several New York colleges, and toured Europe, acquiring the skills to express his artistic ability. He is chiefly remembered as a muralist, painter, photographer, and printmaker, visually chronicling America during ...

FRELIMO (Organization)

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Darcy, Samuel, 1905-

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Darcy was a Communist Party activist. From the description of Oral history interviews with Samuel Adams Darcy, 1970 September 18 and 1971 March 23. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 31484957 Samuel Adams Darcy was born as Samuel Dardeck in 1905 in the Ukraine of Jewish-socialist background was a leading official of the CPUSA from 1925-44 and also headed the Communist International's Anglo-American Secretariat (1935-38). He was head of the Young W...

American Postal Workers' Union

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Morris "Moe" Biller was born in New York City on November 15, 1915. He attended Brooklyn College and City College and began working in the Postal Service in 1937 as a substitute clerk. Except for wartime service in the military, Biller spent the rest of his life in the Postal Service and as a postal union leader. He held almost every position within his local union (National Federation of Postal Clerks, Local 10) before the local broke away to become the Manhattan-Bronx Postal Worke...

Baraka Defense Committee.

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Rand School of Social Science

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The Rand School of Social Science, a school for workers and socialists, was estalished in 1906 with funds from the will of Mrs. Carrie Rand under the leadership of George D. Herron. Until its closing in 1956, the Rand School offered a variety of courses on contemporary topics, traditional subjects and socialist theory taught by intellectual leaders of the socialist movement, distinguished academicians and trade union leaders. In a climate of anti-radical feeling after World War I, the Rand Schoo...

Guerrilla Girls (Group of artists)

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The Guerrilla Girls formed in 1985 as an anonymous group determined to fight sexism in the art world. Their initial strategy was to put up protest posters during the night in the Soho neighborhood of Manhattan. What residents saw in the morning were statistics printed in black on white paper, and the numbers spoke for themselves: that only one woman had had a solo exhibition in a New York Museum in the previous year; that fewer than 10% of artists shown in top galleri...

Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954

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Vito Marcantonio was a New York politician active from the early 1930's up to his death in 1954. He was a congressman for the 18th New York District from 1935 to 1937 and from 1939-1951. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City in 1949. He was a member of the American Labor Party. From the guide to the Vito Marcantonio collection of political speeches and advertisements [sound recording], 1938-1952, (The New York Public Library. Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded So...

Roach, Michael, 1952-

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Trans world airlines

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Trans World Airlines, formerly Transcontinental & Western Air, was founded in 1930 by a merger of Pittsburgh Aviation Industries, Western Express, and T.A.T.- Maddox Airlines (founded in 1929 by Charles Lindbergh). Trans World Airlines began all-air coast to coast commercial service in 1930-1931 and was built into an aviation giant by Howard Hughes. TWA merged with American Airlines in 2001. From the description of Trans World Airlines records, 1929-1982 (bulk 1944-1970). (Univer...

Coalition for a Nuclear-Free Harbor.

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Lyons, Danny.

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Mobilization for Survival (Organization)

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Known variously as National Mobilization for Survival or Religious Task Force/Mobilization for Survival, this organization was formed by a coalition of persons seeking to alert the public to the scale of the threat to survival due to proliferation of nuclear energy and nuclear weapons. Benjamin Spock, M.D., became a spokesman for the group. From the description of Collection, 1977-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 28469546 Mobilization fo...

Socialist Party of the United States of America

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War Resisters League

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The War Resisters League (WRL) was established in 1923 through the initiative of Jessie Wallace Hughan. It began as an organization for men and women willing to sign a pledge refusing to support war of any kind. During World War II, it lent both moral and legal support to conscientious objectors, especially absolute pacifists who refused to participate even in civilian alternative service, often for reasons other than religious beliefs. In 1968, the WRL merged with the Committee for Nonviolent A...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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WILPF developed out of the International Women's Congress against World War I that took place in The Hague, Netherlands, in 1915 and the formation of the International Women's Committee of Permanent Peace; the name WILPF was not chosen until 1919. The first WILPF president, Jane Addams, had previously founded the Woman's Peace Party in the United States, in January 1915, this group later became the US section of WILPF. Along with Jane Addams, Marian Cripps and Margaret E. Dungan were also foundi...

McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-2012

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George Stanley McGovern (July 19, 1922 – October 21, 2012) was an American politician, historian, U.S. representative, U.S. senator, and the Democratic Party presidential nominee in the 1972 presidential election. McGovern grew up in Mitchell, South Dakota, where he was a renowned debater. He volunteered for the U.S. Army Air Forces upon the country's entry into World War II and as a B-24 Liberator pilot flew 35 missions over German-occupied Europe from a base in Italy. Among the medals besto...

International Union of Students.

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Founded in Prague 1946 as a world wide nonpartisan association of National Unions of Students (NUSes); aimed to foster international understanding and lasting peace the IUS supported contemporary efforts to continue the anti-Hitler war coalition in peacetime; with its secretariat in Prague the IUS was strongly influenced by communists in key positions from the beginning; left by most Western member unions after the communist take-over in Czechoslovakia 1948 (see International Student Conference)...

Haring, Keith

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Solidarity Conference of the Peoples of Africa, Asia, and Latin America

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Mao, Zedong, 1893-1976

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Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)

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Students for a Democratic Society was a successor to the Student League for Industrial Democracy, founded in 1930, which had merged with the National Student Union to form the American Student Union. A quiescent period followed World War II, but the 1960s saw a revival by new activist radicals, including James Farmer, who was a chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality. In 1964, the SDS outlined its ideals in the Port Huron Statement. It rejected Marxism and envisioned an established democracy...

X, Malcolm, 1925-1965

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Black activist. From the description of Radio broadcast of an interview with Malcolm X, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736449 Black nationalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Malcolm X : lecture, [196-?]. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513305 African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle ...

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)

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SNCC was founded in 1960 at the close of the Raleigh Conference, held at Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. It was a meeting of Southern student sit-in leaders and northern student supporters. In May, 1960, the committee held its first meeting in Atlanta. SNCC was composed of representatives from 16 southern states and the District of Columbia. Its basic purpose was the coordination of activities within the civil rights movement. From the description of Collection, 1960-1961. (Swarthmore ...

Workers Party (U.S.)

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Republican National Convention

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Venceremos (Organization)

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Labour Party (Great Britain)

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The Labour Party of Great Britain supported Soviet Russia against Poland during the military campaign of 1920 From the guide to the Labour Party broadsheets, 1920, (GB 206 Leeds University Library) ...

Hardie, James Keir, 1856-1915

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Labor leader of Great Britain. From the description of Postcard of James Keir Hardie, 1913. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450760 ...

Independent Federation of Flight Attendants.

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Communist Party of the United States of America

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The Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), a Marxist-Leninist party aligned with the Soviet Union, was founded in 1919 in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution by the left wing members of the Socialist Party USA. These split into two groups, with each holding founding conventions in Chicago in September 1919: one which established the Communist Labor Party, and a second which established the Communist Party of America. In a 1920 Joint Unity Convention, a minority faction of t...

Ford, James W., 1893-1957

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James W. “Jim” Ford (December 22, 1893 – 1957) was an activist and politician, the Vice-Presidential candidate for the Communist Party USA in 1932, 1936, and 1940. A party organizer born in Alabama and living in New York City, Ford was the first African American to run on a presidential ticket in the 20th century....

Peace and Freedom Party (U.S.)

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Workers Party (1940-1949)

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The Workers Party (1940-1949), a Trotskyist organization founded and led by Max Shachtman, split from the Socialist Workers Party in 1940, holding the Soviet Union to be a novel exploitative social formation, bureaucratic collectivism. Opposing the "two camps" of imperialism, the WP led struggles against the World War II no-strike pledge, and published Labor Action, a rank-and-file newspaper, and The New International, a political/theoretical journal, both continuing until 1958, when the success...

Peace Wave Action Committee.

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American Labor Party

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The American Labor Party (ALP), was a short lived group, organized along lines of British Labour Party, that was founded in New York City in 1922 by delegates from Socialist Party, Farmer Labor Party, Workmen's Circle, Poale Zion, and 82 labor organizations. From the guide to the American Labor Party Minutes and Proceedings, 1922-1924, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) The American Labor Party (ALP), was a short lived group, organized along the lines of the B...

National Organization for Women

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The National Organization for Women (NOW) was formed in Washington D.C. in 1966, and incorporated in 1967. The organization was formed to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of society, assuming all privileges and responsibilities in fully equal partnership with men. Local chapters were formed throughout the country and task forces were set up to deal with problems of women in areas such as employment, education, religion, poverty, law, politics, and image in the media....

Black Panther Party

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The Black Panther Party was founded in Oakland, California in 1966 by Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale. The philosophy of the Black Panthers, known as their ten-point program, combined Marxist socialism and black nationalism with demands for land, housing, education, justice and peace. By 1969 the Black Panthers had become known nationally. From the guide to the Black Panther Party FBI file, 1967-1969, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manusc...

Tamiment Library

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The Tamiment Library Web Archive (Labor and the Left): Education and Student Movements, was created with the Web Archiving Service from the California Digital Library. This service employs open source web archiving utilities developed by Internet Archive with the support of the The International Internet Preservation Consortium. The Web Archiving Service was made possible with support from the National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program and the University of California, ...

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party

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The Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) was organized during the summer of 1964 by members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and other participants of the Mississippi Freedom Summer of 1964. The MFDP attempted in August 1964 to secure delegate representation at the Democratic National Convention because the Mississippi Democratic Party had included a clause rejecting civil rights and opposing the national party's commitment to that cause. The activities of the MFDP promote...

Organizacion de la Solaridad de los Pueblos de Africa, Asia y Latinoamerica.

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