Hugo Gellert Papers Bulk, 1934-1944 1934-1980s, (Bulk 1934-1944)

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Hugo Gellert Papers, Bulk, 1934-1944, 1934-1980s, (Bulk 1934-1944)

Hugo Gellert Papers Bulk, 1934-1944 1934-1980s, (Bulk 1934-1944)

Hugo Gellert was a communist, graphic artist, cartoonist, muralist and painter born in Hungary in 1892. After coming to the U.S. in 1906, he became a leading contributor of art work to progressive journals such as and , and was the author of 3 books. He played a leading role in many Popular Front arts organizations such as: the Mural Artists Guild of the United Scenic Painters, the Artists Coordinating Committee for the New York World's Fair and Artists for Victory; he was also involved with the Hungarian-American anti-fascist group, the Anti-Horthy League. These papers include correspondence, notes, and clippings, documentation of Gellert's participation with Popular Front arts organizations, pencil drawings, reproductions of graphic art by Gellert, and photographs. The Masses Liberator

2.0 linear feet; in 2 manuscript boxes and one oversized box.

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Artists for Victory, Inc.

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Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985.

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Mural painter. From the description of Hugo Gellert interview, 1984 Apr. 4. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83826254 Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Hugo Gellert lecture, 1985. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122394902 Hugo Gellert (1892-1985) was a communist graphic artist, cartoonist, muralist and painter. He was born in Hungary in 1892 and came to the U.S. in 1906. Gellert was a leading contributor of art work to The Masses, The Liberato...

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