John L. Spivak Photographs undated


John L. Spivak Photographs undated

John Louis Spivak (1897-1981) was a writer, journalist, and communist, mostly active in the 1920s and 1930s. This collection contains four photographs of Spivak.

0.25 linear feet; in 1 folder.

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Spivak, John L. (John Louis), 1897-1981 (person)

John Louis Spivak, born June 13, 1897 in New Haven, CT, was an American journalist, who wrote articles and books on the rise of fascism, anti-Semitism, and the problems of the working class. Spivak wrote for the Daily Worker, New Masses, Ken, and the Call, the paper of the American Socialist Party, in addition to other other publications. During the rise of McCarthyism, Spivak wrote under pseudonyms, including Monroe Fry. His book credits include Georgia Nigger (1933), Europe Under the Terror (1...