Howard Zinn Papers Bulk, 1944-2010 1901-2010

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Howard Zinn Papers, Bulk, 1944-2010, 1901-2010

Howard Zinn Papers Bulk, 1944-2010 1901-2010

Howard Zinn (1922-2010) was an award-winning historian, activist, playwright, teacher, public speaker and author of articles, essays and books including his best-selling . Praised for his moral courage and passion for social justice, Zinn influenced thousands of students during a teaching career of more than thirty years. Reaching the wider public through his books, plays, articles, lectures and in theatrical and television presentations of his and , Zinn celebrated the lives of ordinary individuals engaged in the struggle for peace and justice, highlighting their often overlooked victories, and encouraging his audiences to engage as well. This collection provides a broad view of Howard Zinn’s many activities and interests. Among his personal papers are school and military records, datebooks, biographical articles and interviews. Correspondence with a wide variety of individuals forms a large part of the collection. There are also published and unpublished writings; drafts, fragments and corrected typescripts; datebooks and notebooks; research materials and lecture notes; posters, photographs and transparencies; annotated books, publications of many kinds, and audio and video materials documenting lectures, interviews, discussions, readings and other public events in which Zinn took part. A People’s History of the United States Voices of A People’s History The People Speak

85.25 linear feet; in 83 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 1 oversize flat box, 1 oversize poster box and 1 flat file drawer.

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