Earl Browder Papers 1879-1990

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Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990

Earl Browder Papers 1879-1990

Papers of the General secretary of the Communist Party of the United States from 1930 through its dissolution in 1944. When the Party was reconstituted as the Communist Political Association later that year, Browder was chosen as its President, however he was expelled in 1946 following a debate over Party leadership. Following his expulsion, Browder lectured and wrote about Marxism and represented Soviet writers and publishers for publication in the United States. Collection incluces correspondence/subject files (1879-1970) relating to Marxist philosophy, the workings of the C.P.U.S.A., Browder's role within the Party and to Browder's business ventures as well as legal files (1938-1958); manuscripts (1924-1967) of Browder and others, including Browder's manuscripts for articles, books, memoranda, news releases, pamphlets, reports, and speeches; and memorabilia including personal files and photographs of Browder and his family, and some colleagues. Notable correspondents include Roger Baldwin, Daniel Bell, Bruce Bliven, Rudy Blum, Louis B. Boudin, Juan Antonio Corretjer, Theodore Draper, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, William Z. Foster, Joseph Freeman, A.A. Heller, Lotte Jacobi, Alfred Kohlberg, Robert S. Minor, Tom Mooney, Paul and Eslanda Goode Robeson, Anna Rochester, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jack Selford, Joseph R. Starobin, I.F. Stone, John Strachey, Anna Louise Strong, Dirk Jan Struik, Norman Thomas, Harry Frederick Ward, Sumner Welles, and others. Also included is a holograph letter of greeting from Mao Zedong. The collection also includes Browder's personal library and other published materials.

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Struik, Dirk J. (Dirk Jan), 1894-2000

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Physicist. From the description of Autobiography, chapter V:Leiden science, 1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80093408 Dirk Jan Struik, geboren in 1894, overleden in Belmont, Massachusetts in 2000, studeerde wis- en natuurkunde aan de Rijksuniversiteit Leiden; promoveerde in 1922 op een zuiver wiskundig onderwerp; als leerling van Paul Ehrenfest leerde hij Jan Burgers en Jan Tinbergen kennen, wilde evenals zij wiskunde en socialisme met elkaar verbinden en kwam ook in con...

North, Joseph.

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Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977

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American historian; representative of the Communist Party, U.S.A., to the Communist International, 1928-1929; author of Three Who Made a Revolution (1948) and other works on communism. From the description of Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870811 Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture. He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin. ...

Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley, 1890-1964

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Note at end of May 14 letter: Miss Flynn died in Moscow in August of that year (1964) From the description of Correspondence, with Edward C. Weber, 1964. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34366435 Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (1890-1964) was a leading Irish-American Communist, socialist, feminist, labor organizer, orator, and campaigner for civil liberties. Joe Hill (1879-1915), labor songwriter and member of the Industrial Workers of the World (many of his songs appea...

Yarborough, Ralph Webster, 1903-1996

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Ralph Webster Yarborough (b. June 8, 1903, Chandler, Tex.-d. Jan. 27, 1996, Austin, Tex.), U.S. Senator from Texas, attended West Point and the Sam Houston State Teachers College, taught school in Texas, and spent one year in Germany as assistant secretary for the American Chamber of Commerce. He served in the Texas National Guard for three years before graduating from the University of Texas law school in 1927. He was assistant attorney general of Texas in the early 1930s and was elected distri...

Gropper, William, 1897-1977

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William Gropper (1897-1977) was a painter from New York, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with William Gropper, 1965 June 12 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 458412551 Italian anarchist who was controversially executed in Massachusetts on August 23, 1927 for the murders of F.A. Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli. From the description of Nicola Sacco death mask [art original]. 1927. (Boston Public Library). WorldCat record id: ...

Marinello, Juan, 1898-1977

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International Labor Defense

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Established by the Communist Party of the United States of America as its legal defense arm in 1925 to aid labor, political prisoners, and victims of reactionary violence. Using mass demonstrations and publicity, the International Labor Defense (ILD) conducted national and worldwide campaigns to gather support for its cases. In 1946 the ILD merged with the Civil Rights Congress. From the description of International Labor Defense records, 1926-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122...

Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944

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Born in Elwood, Ind. Attorney, utility executive, political leader, and republican candidate for president in 1940. From the description of Campaign scrapbook, 1940. (Indiana Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 26563195 "Beacon Hill," columnist for the Worcester Telegram. From the description of Letter : New York, to "Beacon Hill," Worcester, Mass., 1943 Aug. 3. (Bryn Mawr College). WorldCat record id: 29400631 Willkie was an American corpor...

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...

Communist Party (Cuba)

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United States Civil Service Commission

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The United States Civil Service Commission was established by the Civil Service Act of 1883. The Commission replaced the “spoils system” and democratized the process of hiring for federal jobs; first, because it required that these positions be filled through competitive examinations which were open to all citizens; second, because it required selection of the best-qualified applicants without regard to political considerations. During World War II, the need for federal ...

Cerf, Bennett, 1898-1971

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author & publisher. Columbia A.B. 1919; Litt.B. 1920. From the guide to the Bennett Cerf Papers, ca. 1898-1977., (Columbia University Rare Book and Manuscript Library, ) Publisher and editor. Founder of Random House, New York, with Donald S. Klopfer; president, 1927-1966; and chairman of the board, 1966- Other publishing affiliations include Bantam Books (New York) and Modern Library, Inc. (New York). From the description of Calling card : N...

Zhou, Enlai, 1898-1976

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Curran, Edward Lodge, 1898-

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American Roman Catholic priest; president, International Catholic Truth Society. From the description of Catholic mandate for peace : sound recording, ca. 1940-1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553828 Biographical/Historical Note American Roman Catholic priest; president, International Catholic Truth Society. From the guide to the Edward Lodge Curran sound recording: Catholic mandate for peace, 1940-1941...

Nobile, Umberto, 1885-1978

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Aviator; interviewee d. 1978. From the description of Reminiscences of Umberto Nobile : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 86131752 Nobile was an Italian aeronautical engineer who designed airships for use in Arctic exploration. He flew over the North Pole with Lincoln Ellsworth and Roald Amundsen in the Norge in 1926. In 1928 he flew over the North Pole in the Italia but crashed and had to be rescued. From the ...

Strong, Anna Louise, 1885-1970

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Epithet: US author and socialist in Moscow British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000351.0x0003de Anna Louise Strong was born in Nebraska and educated at Oberlin and the University of Chicago. Later moving to Seattle, she was the editor of the Seattle Union Record. She travelled extensively to Russia and China, and she wrote accounts of those journeys. In 1921 she travelled to famine-struck areas in Russia as part of ...

Socialist Party of the United States of America

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Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund), 1900-1994

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Television producer. From the description of Reminiscences of Lawrence E.Spivak : oral history, 1983. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309738962 Radio and television producer, editor, and publisher. From the description of Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994 (bulk 1945-1983). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979835 Biographical Note ...

Laski, Harold Joseph, 1893-1950

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Political scientist and educator. From the description of Letter of Harold Joseph Laski, 1941. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014835 Harold J. Laski was a political scientist and socialist, born in Manchester England. He studied at Oxford, and lectured at US universities before joining the London School of Economics (1920). He was chairman of the Labour Party (1945-6). His political philosophy was Marxism. His books, included Authority in the Modern State (1919), A Grammar...

Law, Richard Kidston, 1901-

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Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977

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Actor and artist Zero Mostel was born Samuel Joel Mostel on February 28, 1915 in Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Seward Park High School and earned a B.A. in art from the City College of New York in 1935. After a series of jobs, he worked with the WPA art project teaching and lecturing at museums. His lectures were so entertaining that he was often booked at union halls, Catskills hotels, and various benefits. It was at one such event that radio director and producer Hyman Br...

Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969

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James Westbrook Pegler (1894-1969), freelance journalist, was a columnist for Scripps-Howard Syndicate from 1933 to 1944, and a columnist for King Features Syndicate from 1944 to 1962. From the description of Pegler, J. Westbrook (James Westbrook), 1894-1969 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10569759 Conservative syndicated columnist. Won a Pulitzer Prize for exposing labor union corruption. From the description of Letter to Lola Kovener ...

Communist Political Association

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Town Hall, Inc.

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The Town Hall, Inc. sponsored a full series of lectures, adult education courses, and musical performances in its auditorium in New York City. It also presented the popular weekly radio program, "America's Town Meeting of the Air." From the description of Mental health lecture series sound recordings, 1949. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144651938 In the 1890's a group of suffragists (The League for Political Education) raised the money to build their own mee...

Schuyler, George S. (George Samuel), 1895-1977

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African American writer and journalist; author of the satirical fantasy "Black no more." From the description of Papers of George Samuel Schuyler [manuscript], 1932-1966. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647833639 Author, journalist; interviewee d.1977. From the description of Reminiscences of George Samuel Schuyler : oral history, 1960. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309724720 George S. Schuy...

Toohey, Patrick, 1911-1982

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National Women's Trade Union League of America

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The National Women's Trade Union League was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to organize women workers into trade unions. The league also held training programs for workers, conducted research re: working conditions, and supported strikes. From the description of Records, 1914-1942 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007821 The National Women's Trade Union League of America was founded in Boston, Mass., in 1903 to "assist in the organization of women w...

Communist Party (Germany)

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Communist Party (Brazil)

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Rochester, Anna

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Labor reformer and communist intellectual Anna Rochester was born in New York City in 1880. She was the great granddaughter of the founder of Rochester, New York. While attending college, she became a Marxist scholar, proclaiming herself a socialist in 1910. She wrote and edited for the National Labor Child Committee and she was the editor of the pacifist magazine, The World Tomorrow. From 1920-1922, Anna and five other women, including her partner Grace Hutchins, formed a community...

Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Rockwell Kent interview, 1957 Sept. 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80242441 Painter, illustrator, writer, lecturer; Ausable Forks, New York. From the description of Rockwell Kent letters to Robert T. Hatt, 1935-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122553040 In addition to being a successful painter, printmaker, illustrator, designer, and commercial artist, Kent pursued careers as a writer, professional ...

National Federation for Constitutional Liberties

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Quill, Mike, 1905-1966

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Much of the Transport Workers of America’s (TWU) history centers around the fiery figure of Mike Quill, President of the TWU from 1935 to 1966. Quill, born in Kilgarven, Ireland in 1905, started with the IRT subway as a ticket taker. With the financial support of the Communist Party, Quill, together with Maurice Forge, Austin Hogan, and Harry Sacher, was able to lead a successful organizing drive among New York City transit workers beginning in 1934. With Quill as President, the TWU...

Windsor, Edward, Duke of, 1894-1972

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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...

Communist party of the United States of America

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The Communist party of the United States is a left-wing Marxist party dedicated to revolutionary socialism and, until the anti-Communist Soviet revolution of 1991, to support of the Communist party of the USSR. With the establishment of the Communist International (COMINTERN) in Moscow in 1919, new Communist parties were founded in many countries including the United States. There have been many name changes and ideological shifts in the party over the years. Beginning in 1956, there was an ideo...

O'Sheel, Shaemas, 1886-1954

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Shaemas O'Sheel (1886–1954) was an Irish-American poet and critic. Born Shaemas Shields, he changed his surname to the more Gaelic "O'Sheel" soon after high school. He worked for the United States Senate (1913-1916) followed by employment with various newspapers, did publicity and advertising work, and was active in the Irish independence movement. He was "a very ardent Communist and a staunch supporter of the Soviet Union" (letter, O'Sheel to Young, April 17, 1938), though he disag...

Hunt, R.N. Carew (Robert Nigel Carew)

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Young, Art, 1866-1943

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Art Young (1866-1943) was a leading socialist cartoonist and humorist whose work appeared in The Masses (1910-1917) and elsewhere. He was born in Monroe, Wisconsin, studied at the Academy of Design in Chicago, where he first illustrated news stories and saw his cartoons published in various newspapers. In 1895 Young moved to New York where his work was published in Life and where he became a socialist and, in 1910, one of the founding members of the artists and writers cooperative that produced ...

Berii͡a, L. P. ‡q (Lavrentiĭ Pavlovich), 1899-1953

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Little, Herbert S. (Herbert Satterthwaite), 1902-1972

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Lyons, Eugene, 1898-1985

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American journalist and author; correspondent in the Soviet Union, 1928-1934; editor, Reader's Digest, 1946-1968; president, American Committee for the Liberation of the Peoples of Russia, 1951-1952. From the description of Eugene Lyons papers, 1919-1981. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872158 Eugene Lyons (1898-1985) was Russian-born journalist and writer who was associated with Tass News Agency, American mercury, The pageant, and Reader's digest. A student of Soviet affa...

Republican National Committee (U.S.)

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Landon was the 1936 Republican presidential nominee. He lost to Franklin D. Roosevelt, but had the second highest number of votes out of a number of contenders for the position. He was governor of Kanses, 1933-1937. From the description of Campaign Pamphlets, [1935]. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 42033301 ...

Lieber, Maxim.

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Wicks, Harry, 1905-1989

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Harry Wicks (1905-1989) joined the Communist Party in 1920. He worked on Victoria Station, London and was editor of a railwaymen's paper the Victoria Signal. Wicks was influenced at work by an I.L.P. signal man called Harry Manning. In 1926 he was elected to the Central Committee of the Young Communist League and in the following year he was selected to study at the International Lenin School (I.L.S.) in Moscow. The I.L.S. as a privileged training school for Communist militants. Dur...

Freeman, Joseph, 1897-1965

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American author; editor and correspondent, New Masses, 1926-1937; editor, Partisan Review, 1934-1936. From the description of Joseph Freeman papers, 1904-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871700 Poet, editor, and critic. Freeman graduated from Columbia University in 1919 with an A.B. He was an editor of "New Masses" from 1926 until 1937; an editor of "The Liberator" and of "Partisan Review;" a foreign correspondent for the "Chicago Tribune," th...

Pesenti, Antonio.

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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981

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Political reformer. From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721453 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721472 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...

Hutchins, Grace, 1885-1969

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Grace Hutchins (1885-1969) was a Communist and radical labor economist who lived and worked in New York City with her partner, Anna Rochester. For several years in the 1920s, they shared a communal home in New York with several other women. Together, Hutchins and Rochester founded the Labor Research Association in 1927. She was the editor of The labor fact book, and she ran for state office in New York on the communist party ticket in 1936 and 1938. Hutchins was active in the labor movement for ...

League for Industrial Democracy.

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The League for Industrial Democracy (LID) was founded in 1905 as the Intercollegiate Socialist Society by democratic socialist intellectuals to bring "education for the new social order" to the nation's campuses, but its name was changed in 1920 to broaden appeal and better reflect aims of social ownership and democratic control of industry. In 1922 Norman Thomas (1884-1968; later the Socialist Party's head and presidential candidate) joined Harry W. Laidler as Co-Director. LID campaigned throug...

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was...

Tresca, Carlo, 1879-1943

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Carlo Tresca (1879-1943), was an Italian-born anarchist, who emigrated to the United States in 1904. He was a labor organizer, including with the Industrial Workers of the World, a journalist, and editor, notably of Il Proletario, the official newspaper of the Italian Socialist Federation, and of Il Martello, an anti-fascist newspaper. An opponent of both fascism and Stalinism, he was assassinated in New York City in 1943. From the guide to the Carlo Tresca "Autobiography" (typescrip...

Communist Party (Algeria)

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Reconstruction Finance Corporation

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Bransten, Richard, 1906-1955

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Communist Party (Yugoslavia)

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Heller, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1874-

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Industrial Workers of the World

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The IWW is a labor organization dedicated to uniting laborers around the world into a single large union. From the description of Collection 1916-1939. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778701431 Established in Chicago in 1905 by sponsors of socialism and the remnants of previous labor unions, including the Knights of Labor, Western Federation of Miners and the American Labor Union, the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), or "Wobblies", evolved into a radical industrial unio...

United States. Army

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The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

Budenz, Louis F. (Louis Francis), 1891-1972

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Communist and political activist; editor of The Daily Worker. From the description of Papers, 1953-1967. (Providence College, Phillips Memorial Library). WorldCat record id: 70925266 Until 1945, Louis F. Budenz was a labor activist and prime supporter of the United States communist party. Returning to his early roots in Catholicism, he renounced the party and positioned himself as a strong anti-communist advocate. His role as a witness for the gover...

Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945

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Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York. He was the son of James (lawyer, financier) and Sara (Delano) Roosevelt. He married Anna Eleanor Roosevelt on March 17, 1905, and had six children: Anna, James, Franklin, Elliott, Franklin Jr., John. He received his B.A. from Harvard in 1904 and later attended Columbia University Law School. Roosevelt was admitted to the Bar in 1907 and worked for the Carter, Ledyard, and Milburn firm in New York City from 1907 to 19...

Keating, Kenneth B. (Kenneth Barnard), 1900-1975

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Senator, ambassador. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Barnard Keating : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513828 ...

Associated press

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MacDermot, Niall

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Lipset, Seymour Martin

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American sociologist and political scientist. From the description of Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1916-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123430062 ...

Drinan, Robert F.

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Congressional representative from Massachusetts. From the description of Typed letters signed (4) : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1974-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270868055 ...

Gallagher, Leo

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Lovestone, Jay

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General secretary, Communist Party, U.S.A., 1927-1929, and Communist Party (Opposition), 1929-1940; executive secretary, Free Trade Union Committee, American Federation of Labor, 1944-1955; assistant director and director, International Affairs Department, American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations, 1955-1974. From the description of Jay Lovestone papers, 1904-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870674 Biographical Note...

Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.)

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The Committee for Industrial Organization was formed by the presidents of eight international unions in 1935. The presidents of these unions were dissatisfied with the American Federation of Labor's unwillingness to commit itself to a program of organizing industrial unions. In 1936, the A.F. of L. suspended the ten unions which proceeded to organize an independent federation, the Congress of Industrial Organizations. The CIO subsequently became the A.F. of L.'s chief rival for the leadership of...

Communist Party (Greece)

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Lefkowitz, Louis J.

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Rossiter, Clinton, 1917-1970

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Ford, James W., 1893-1957

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James W. Ford (1893-1957) was a prominent African American Communist of Jamaican origin and the vice-presidential candidate of the Communist Party in 1932, 1936, and 1940. He was a delegate to the Profintern Congress in Moscow in 1928, organized the first International Conference of Negro Workers in Hamburg, Germany in 1930, and became the editor of the Negro Worker, published by the International Trade Union Committee of Negro Workers, established at the Conference. After World War II his role ...

Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970

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Clergyman and pacifist; died 1970. From the description of Frederick Joseph Libby papers, 1846-1973 (bulk 1890-1970). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982364 Biographical Note 1874, Nov. 24 Born, Richmond, Maine 1894 Bachelor of arts, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine ...

Bessie, Alvah Cecil, 1904-1985

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Alvah Bessie (1904-1985) was an author and screenwriter who fought with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade in Spain, and was later blacklisted as one of the "Hollywood Ten" cited for contempt of Congress for refusing to answer questions at the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings on the influence of the Communist Party in the motion-picture industry. From the description of Papers, 1937-1991 (bulk 1936-1939, 1967-1985). (New York University). WorldCat record id: 476413154 ...

Lunacharsky, Anatoly Vasilievich, 1875-1933

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Anatoly Vasilievich Lunacharsky, Russian author, publicist, and politician. From the description of Vopros o vzaimootnoshenii partii i professionalʹnykh soiuzov na shtuttgartskom Mezhdunarodnom Kongresse, [1907?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702162006 From the description of Vopros o vzaimootnoshenii partii i professionalʹnykh soiuzov na shtuttgartskom Mezhdunarodnom Kongresse, [1907?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78013999 880-22 Sot︠s...

Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007

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Historian. From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122631775 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1967. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419126 From the description of Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger, Jr. : oral history, 1972. (Columbia University In th...

Duclos, Jacques, 1896-1975

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Browder, Andrew

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Blossom, F. A. (Frederick Augustus), 1878-

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United States Information Agency

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American legion

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Veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1893-1927. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 36805972 Association of veterans of American wars. Formed by a group of World War I officers, the American Legion is the world's largest veteran's organization. From the description of Records, 1960-1987. (Denver Public Library). WorldCat record id: 61206804 The American Legion was founded in 1919 by veterans returning from Europe after Worl...

Foster, William Z., 1881-1961

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Chairman, United States Communist Party. From the description of Papers, 1922-1961. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29853708 ...

Dana, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1881-1950

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Dana earned his Harvard AB in 1903. From the description of Papers in English 5, 1902-1903. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074561 From the description of Notes in Economics 1, 1901-1902. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074474 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana, also known as "Harry" Dana. Writer, lecturer. From the description of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Dana letters [manuscript], 1940, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat reco...

Schafer, John Charles, 1893-1962

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Pollitt, Harry

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American Federation of Labor

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Labor organization. From the description of American Federation of Labor records, 1883-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980267 ...

Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977

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Robert Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon (b. June 12, 1897-d. Jan. 14, 1977), British Foreign Secretary from 1935 to 1955 and British Prime Minister from 1955 to 1957. From the description of Eden, Anthony, Earl of Avon, 1897-1977 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581894 ...

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) grew out of the International Congress of Women held at The Hague in 1915 and the second congress of the International Committee of Women for Permanent Peace held in Zurich in 1919. The League was active throughout the 1920s in matters of peace and freedom around the world, and sent out a number of "peace missions" in the 1920s and 1930s. In the years preceeding World War II, the WILPF vigorously opposed the Nationalist Socialist reg...

Communist Party (Costa Rica)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w655608z (corporateBody)

Chen, Jiageng, 1874-1961

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60t4dch (person)

Russian Social-Democratic Labour Party.

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d06jsr (corporateBody)

Communist Party (Morocco)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w65r86mj (corporateBody)

Princeton University

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The collection documents the physical expansion of the University from its earliest period through the acquisition of large tracts of land in the 20th century, including the properties around Carnegie Lake and numerous farms. Early records document transactions with such Princeton University notables as Nathaniel Fitz Randolph, John Witherspoon, Walter Minto, John and Richard Stockton, and John Maclean. For the most part, the papers consist of standard legal documents with detailed descriptions ...

Saltonstall, Leverett, 1892-1979

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Saltonstall (1892-1979) graduated from Harvard in 1914, and served as Overseer of Harvard. From the description of Papers of Leverett Saltonstall, 1935?-1979? (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973170 American senator from Massachusetts. From the description of Typewritten letter signed : Washington, to F.B. Adams, Jr., Director of the Morgan Library, 1964 Jan. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635374 Governor, senator. ...

Stone, I.F. (Isidor Feinstein), 1907-1989

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I.F. Stone was born Isidor Feinstein in 1907 in Philadelphia. After dropping out of the University of Pennsylvania, he began his journalistic career at the Philadelphia Inquirer. In the 1930s and 1940s Stone worked for the New York Post (1933-1939) and The Nation (1939-1946), where he gained his reputation for radical investigative journalism. After leaving The Nation, he worked for PM. In 1953, Stone started I.F. Stone's Weekly, which was published until 1971 when he retired. Stone died in 1989...

Stettinius, Edward R., Jr. (Edward Reilly), 1900-1949

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Industrialist and statesman. From the description of Clippings relating to Edward R. Stettinius, 1945. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068013 Industrialist, Secretary of State, delegate to the United Nations. From the description of Letter [manuscript] : to Darryl F. Zanuck, Beverly Hills, California, 1944 November 11 [manuscript]. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836060 From the description of Financial records of Edward R. Stettinius [...

Strachey, John, 1901-1963

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Trimble, South

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Pass, Joseph

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rj52pv (person)

Smith, Vern Ralph, 1892-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w60t4d7q (person)

Communist International

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p02c1s (corporateBody)

Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977

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Episcopalian minister, pacifist and internationalist; staff member of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Section, 1924-1967, served as chair, 1935-1940; worked with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and served as chair, 1935-1955; served as editor of The World Tomorrow (1922-1924) and Fellowship magazine 1940-1945); a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Committee on Militarism in Education. From the description of Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bu...

Alvarez del Vayo, Julio, 1891-

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63n3m54 (person)

American federation of teachers

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Joyce Wheeler was a member of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), a national teachers' labor union founded in 1900. She was particularly active in the United Action Caucus (UAC), a rank and file organization within the AFT. The UAC took stands on various issues within the American educational system, supported progressive politics in general, and campaigned for internal democracy within the AFT. Members of the Communist Party USA are thought to have played an important role in the UAC. Wh...

Rogge, O. John (Oetje John), 1903-1981

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Lawyer. From the description of Papers of O. John Rogge, 1945-1956. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79272109 ...

Communist Party (Honduras)

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Communist Party (New Zealand)

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Field, Marshall, 1893-1956

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Jaffe, Philip J. (Philip Jacob), 1895-1980

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Philip J. Jaffe (1895-1980), magazine editor and businessman, of New York (N.Y.). From the description of Philip J. Jaffe papers, 1920-1980. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122570754 Magazine editor and businessman, of New York (N.Y.). From the description of Papers, 1920-1980. (Emory University). WorldCat record id: 28408854 ...

Dvorine, Israel, 1900-1989

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Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005

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George Kennan (1845-1924), American journalist and author, was best-known for his writings on Russia. In 1865 he was sent to Siberia as part of a surveying party to find a route for a telegraph line to connect Europe and America. Kennan traveled across Russia and wrote about his experiences in Tent Life in Siberia (1870). He worked as assistant manager of the Associated Press and wrote about the Russian prison and exile system for Century Magazine. In addition to his wor...

National Lawyers Guild

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The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) was founded in 1937 as an association of progressive lawyers and jurists who believed that lawyers had a major role to play in reconstructing legal values by emphasizing human rights over property rights. From its inception, the Guild welcomed into its ranks all members of the profession without regard to race, gender or ethnic identity; it was the first national legal professional association to do so. Since its founding, the Guild has been instrumental in leadi...

Jordan, Virgil, 1892-1965

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Goldman, Marcus I. (Marcus Isaac), 1881-

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Beneš, Edvard, 1884-1948

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Czechoslovak statesman; foreign minister, 1918-1935; president, 1935-1938 and 1939-1948. From the description of Edvard Beneš speech, 1921. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867009 ...

American Negro Labor Congress

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6n33t8d (corporateBody)

Communist Party U.S.A. (Opposition)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6cg4m3c (corporateBody)

McClure, Wallace, 1890-

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Letter, to Lewis Mumford, from Wallace Mitchell McClure and his wife,Anne McClure. From the description of Letter, 1965, to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155871930 ...

Communist Party (Argentina)

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McGraw-Hill book company

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6v73bt1 (corporateBody)

National Maritime Union of America

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The National Maritime Union is a union of merchant seamen, founded in 1937. From the description of Photograph collection, [ca. 1940-1960]. (New York University). WorldCat record id: 477248633 The National Maritime Union of America was established in New York City in 1937. During the 1939 strike against Esso tankers a group of union dissidents (later known as the "Five Pointers") allegedly acted to sabotage the Union in the Gulf District. The NMU lea...

Rajk, László, 1909-1949

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Wilson, Earl, 1907-1987

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Snow, Sinclair

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United States.

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Tito, Josip Broz, 1892-1980

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Transport Workers' Union of America

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Much of the Transport Workers Union (TWU) history centers around the fiery figure of Michael Quill, President of the TWU from 1935 to 1966. Quill, born in Kilgarven, Ireland in 1905, started with the IRT subway as a ticket taker. It was only with the financial support of the Communist Party that Quill, together with Maurice Forge, Austin Hogan and Harry Sacher, was able to lead a successful organizing drive among New York City transit workers beginning in 1934. With Quill as President, the TWU o...

Powell, Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-1972

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Unión Nacional Sinarquista (Mexico)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6dg34qk (corporateBody)

Progressive Party (U.S. : 1948)

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Curtis MacDougall was born on February 11, 1903, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. He started his career as a journalist there at the Fond du Lac Commonwealth-Reporter at the age of fifteen. He received a BA in English from Ripon College in Wisconsin in 1923. He went on to obtain a Master's from Northwestern University in 1926 and a Ph.D. in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin in 1933. After working at several newspapers, he joined the faculty of Northwestern University in 1935. During the depress...

Communist Party (Peru)

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Communist Paty (Soviet Union)

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Mooney, Tom

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Telford, Shirley, 1925-

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Communist Party (Colombia)

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Bethune, Norman

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Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

World Jewish Congress.

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According to their own constitution, the World Jewish Congress is a voluntary association of representative Jewish bodies, communities and organisations throughout the world, organised to assure the survival and to foster the unity of the Jewish people. Its origins lie in the immediate aftermath of World War I in the cooperative efforts by Jewish communities around the world in religious, legal, political and relief matters. In the aftermath of World War II the World Jewish Congress played a cen...

National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee (U.S.)

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BIOGHIST REQUIRED The NECLC was formed in 1951 by more than 150 persons for the purpose of mobilizing public opinion in support of the traditional American constitutional guarantees of civil liberties and of aiding victims of abridgement of these liberties in politics, education and the professions. The Committee has concerned itself with civil rights, academic freedom and denials of passports and the right to travel. From the guide to the National Emercency Civil Liberties Committee...

Nance, Ellwood C. (Ellwood Cecil), 1900-

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Author, educator, and historian. Pastor of the First Christian Church in Tampa; senior member of the faculty of the Chaplains' School at Harvard University where he helped train more than 8,000 chaplains of all faiths for the United States Army; president of the University of Tampa. From the description of [Papers] 1917-1965. (University of South Florida). WorldCat record id: 50672125 ...

Slochower, Harry, 1900-....

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Harry Slochower was born in 1900 in Bukovina, then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and came to the United States in 1913. He grew up in the Bronx and graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1923 with a B.S.S. in Philosophy and German. Mr. Slochower continued his studies at Columbia University where he received his M.A. in 1924 and Ph.D in 1928, both in German. He married in 1942 and the coulple had a daughter, Joyce. In 1925-26 Harry Slochower went to Europe and studied at hte...

Communist Party (South Africa)

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Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., 1966

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w609024j (corporateBody)

Maverick, Maury, 1895-1954

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Epithet: Jr, member of the State of Texas House of Representatives British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000837.0x000034 Maury Maverick, lawyer, Congressman, businessman, public official, was born in San Antonio, Texas, October 23, 1895. He attended Virginia Military Institute in 1912-1913 and the University of Texas in 1913-1916; in 1937 he took a special course in Economics at St. Mary's University. He practiced la...

Communist Party (Hungary)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w63k6qh9 (corporateBody)

Communist Party (Czechoslovakia)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6sk4x5r (corporateBody)

Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961

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Benjamin Sumner Welles (1892-1961) graduated from Harvard University in 1914 and began his diplomatic career in 1915 as Secretary of the United States Embassy in Tokyo. From 1917 to 1919 he served in a similar post in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was Assistant Chief of the Latin American Affairs Division of the Department of State from 1920 to 1921, and Chief of the Division from 1921 to 1922. From 1922 to 1925, he was Minister Plenipotentiary and Envoy Extraordinary to the Dominican Republic, an...

Corretjer, Juan Antonio

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Alter, Victor, 1890-1941

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6fj5kmc (person)

Communist Party (Uruguay)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6d63zf5 (corporateBody)

Boudin, Louis B. (Louis Boudianoff), 1874-1952

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Prominent lawyer, authority on socialists and socialism, author of various works related to socialism and law. From the description of Louis B. Boudin papers, [ca. 1900]-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 470399691 Lawyer and authority on socialism, socialists and the law. From the description of Papers 1900-1950. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122575301 ...

Morris, R. J. (Robert John)

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Communist Party (Chile)

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6xx7w9z (corporateBody)

Workers' Defense League

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6p03f2f (corporateBody)

In 1936, Norman Thomas proposed the formation of a national labor and socialist defense committee to coordinate the defense of striking unionists, sharecroppers and other workers caught up in the labor crisis of the Great Depression. An earlier (1918) organization, called the Workers Defense Union, was not related to it, though their goals were similar. From the description of Collection, 1936-1970, 1937-1949. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 29546111 ...

Ehrlich, Henryk, 1882-1942

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Chambers, Whittaker

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Epithet: editor British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0001f6 ...

Workers Party of America

http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6tn16mr (corporateBody)

Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962), wife of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, was an especially active and visible First Lady who, it was claimed, did more to popularize the Roosevelt administration than any other person or factor. Her innumerable trips across the country and visits to workers and their families did much to promote her as one of the people, a democrat with a small "d." She was the first president's wife to hold White House press conferences, and millions of p...

Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953

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Political leader of the Soviet Union. From the description of Statement of Joseph Stalin, 1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 748677730 ...

Angell, Norman, 1874-1967

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British political scientist. From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to [Georges] Schreiber, [ca. 1935]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597878 Author, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Sir Norman Angell : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722800 Writer, pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate. ...

Communist Party (Philippines)

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Biddle, Francis, 1886-1968

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Francis Beverley Biddle (1886-1968) was a graduate of Groton and Harvard. After Harvard Law School he served for one year as secretary to Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes. A practicing attorney in Philadelphia for twenty-five years, Biddle was named the first chairman of the National Labor Relations Board in 1934, filling the post for one year. In 1939, Franklin D. Roosevelt appointed him judge of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. In 1940, he was appointed Solicitor General of the U...

Dedijer, Stevan

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Communist Party (Poland)

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Mann, Tom, 1856-1941

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Tom Mann was born in Coventry in 1856. Starting work at the age of nine, he eventually found his trade as an engineer in Birmingham and London, joining the Amalgamated Society of Engineers in 1881. An attempt to become the union's General Secretary in 1892 failed, but Mann had already gained fame as the leader of the 1889 London dock strike, and he became President of the Dock, Wharf, Riverside and General Workers' Union of Great Britain and Ireland in the same year. This was a post...

Douglas, Paul, 1892-1976

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Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309732848 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Howard Douglas : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527416 U.S. Senator (Democrat, Illinois). From the description of Paul H. Douglas papers, 1932-1971. (Chicago History Museum). WorldCat ...

Field, Frederick V. (Frederick Vanderbilt), 1905-2000

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Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, 1905-1993

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Félix Houphouët-Boigny (1905-1993) was President of Côte d'Ivoire from 1960 to 1993. From the description of Houphouët-Boigny, Félix, 1905-1993 (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581446 ...

American Committee for protection of Foreign Born

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Organization, founded in 1933, whose purpose was to defend the constitutional rights of foreign-born persons in the United States. The Committee was closely associated with the American Civil Liberties Union and the International Labor Defense, as well as trade unions, fraternal and cultural societies, and foreign-language organizations. From the description of American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born records, 1926-1980. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 24406494...

Lindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974

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George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian. From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society) American aviator and author. From the description of Letter, 1927. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435312 Lindbergh achieved fame by flying "The Spirit of St. Louis" nonstop from Long Island to Paris in 1927. Within 2 years, he took "The Spirit" on several ...

Baruch, Bernard M. (Bernard Mannes), 1870-1965

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Baruch, a financier and public adviser, was a millionaire by the age of thirty thanks to his investments in the stock market. He put his wealth to use in politics and public affairs and became an adviser to Woodrow Wilson, who appointed him chairman of the War Industries Board and a member of the president's war council. After World War I, he took part in the postwar peace conference and later became an adviser to President Roosevelt on defense matters and industrial preparedness for war. After ...

Amter, I. (Israel), 1881-

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Israel Amter (1881-1954), founding member of the Communist Party, USA and a leading functionary into the 1940s, was born on March 26, 1881, in Denver to Jewish immigrant parents. He joined the Socialist Party in 1901, and in 1903 moved to Germany. He remained there until 1914, editing the German Export Review, participating in the Social Democratic Party, and studying music at the Leipzig Conservatory, where he composed his never-performed opera Winona. From the description of Winona...

Bridges, Harry, 1901-1990

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Harry Renton Bridges, also known as Alfred Renton Byrant Bridges, came to the United States in 1920 from Australia where he had been a seaman and involved in union activities. Bridges continued to be active on the docks in fighting for labor rights and was instrumental in getting the International Longshore Association (ILA), an affiliate of the AF of L, recognized as the bargaining unit for the entire Pacific coast. He became president of ILA Local 34-36 and in 1936 its Pacific Coast preside...

Browder, William

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Lumpkin, Katharine Du Pre, 1897-1988

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Katherine Du Pre Lumpkin (1897-1988) was YWCA national student secretary, southern region, 1920-1925; research director at the Council of Industrial Studies, Smith College, 1932-1939, and at the Institute of Labor Studies, Northampton, Mass., 1940-1953; professor of sociology at Wells College, Aurora, N.Y., 1957-1967; and an author. From the description of Katharine Du Pre Lumpkin papers, 1902-1988. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 25724802 ...

Workers Library Publishers

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Green, Gil, 1906-

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Gil Green (1906-1997), born Gilbert Greenberg in Chicago, the son of Russian-Jewish immigrants, was a Communist youth leader in the 1930s, a member of the Communist Party's Politburo, a Smith Act defendant, and the chief (albeit unofficial) figure of a reformist current in the CPUSA through 1991. He joined the Young Workers League (later the Young Communist League) in 1924, and shortly thereafter, the CPUSA, and in 1932 became national secretary of the YCL, a position he held throughout the deca...

Roumain, Jacques, 1907-1944

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Jacques Roumain (b. June 4, 1907, Port-au-Prince, Haiti,–d. August 18, 1944) was a Haitian writer, politician, and Marxist. He is considered one of the most prominent figures in Haitian literature....

Shub, Anatole

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Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965

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1896 Dec.15 Born to John Goode and Eslanda Cardozo Goode in Washington, D.C., the third of three children; brothers John and Frank. Maternal grandfather was Francis Lewis Cardozo, who served as South Carolina's Secretary of State and Secretary of the Treasury during Reconstruction Days. 1912 Graduated from Urbana High School, Urbana, Illinois. ...

Fund for the Republic

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The Fund for the Republic originated with a 15 million-dollar grant from the Ford Foundation, and its primary mission at the outset was to award grants and fellowships to individuals and organizations such as the American Friends Service Committee and the Southern Region Conference. The Fund also sponsored projects on such topics as academic freedom, American traditions, blacklisting, censorship, civil liberties, due process, educational activities, extremist groups, foreign policy,...

Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926

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American socialist leader. From the description of Eugene V. Debs letters, 1885-1926, to Frank X. Holl. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754867567 Eugene Victor Debs (1855-1926) was born in Terre Haute, Indiana to Jean Daniel and Marguerite Marie Debs. He married Katherine Metzel in 1885. During the 1870s he served as an official of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen (BLF) and editor of Locomotive Fireman's Magazine. He resigned from the BLF in 1892 to begin organizing the ...

Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006

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American historian and author. From the description of Theodore Draper papers, 1912-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754869186 Theodore Draper (1912- ), author. Draper is perhaps best known for his historical studies of the American Communist Party. From the description of Theodore Draper research files, 1919-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 173863344 Historian. Brooklyn College alumnus. From the description o...

Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965

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Henry Cantwell Wallace (1866-1924) was an American farmer, college professor, and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture 1921-1924. His son Henry Agard Wallace (1888-1965) was also Secretary of Agriculture (1933-1940) and served as Franklin D. Roosevelt's vice president (1941-1945). From the guide to the Henry C. Wallace Collection, 1921-1948, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Farm editor, corn breeder, business person, Iowa State alumnus (1910), U....

Song, Qingling, 1893-1981

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Wife of the Chinese statesman Sun Yat-sen. From the description of Song Qingling speech, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872226 Reformer. Signed Soong Ching-Ling (Mme. Sun Yat-sen). From the description of Qingling Song correspondence, 1934 June 12. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980498 Biographical/Historical Note Wife of the Chinese statesman Sun Yat-sen. From the guide to the ...

Frank, Waldo David, 1889-1967

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Epithet: American author British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0003a9 Author and critic Waldo Frank was born in New Jersey and attended Yale. After graduation he worked for the New York Evening Post, wrote plays and prose, and co-edited the short-lived journal, Seven Arts. He found success with a series of complex novels, and became one of the most influential literary and social critics of his day, promotin...

Ney, Lew

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Revyuk, Emil

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Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987

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Joseph P. Lash (1909-1987), personal friend of Eleanor Roosevelt, was the author of several works on the Roosevelts. He was active in various youth organizations in the 1930s and 1940s, and worked as a United Nations correspondent and assistant editor of the New York Post. In 1972, Lash received the Pulitzer Prize for his book, Eleanor and Franklin, and later wrote the sequel titled The Years Alone. From the description of Lash, Joseph P., 1909-1987 (U.S. National Archives and Record...

Bedacht, Max, 1883-1972

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Max Bedacht was a communist activist and theoretician. After an impoverished childhood and career as a journeyman barber and trade union leader in Germany and Switzerland, he immigrated to the United States in 1908 where he supported himself as a barber and German language newspaper editor. Bedacht became an early leader of the German Federation of the Socialist Party in California, while continuing to edit German language and labor newspapers in Detroit, San Francisco and South Dakota. From Wor...

Winchell, Walter, 1897-1972

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American journalist, newspaper columnist, and radio commentator. From the description of Walter Winchell miscellaneous papers, 1936-1968. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123429617 Walter Winchell was an American journalist and radio personality, remembered as the inventor of the celebrity gossip column. Born Walter Winschel in Harlem, New York, he left school in the sixth grade and worked odd jobs in the neighborhood and on local vaudeville stages. After serving in the navy i...

Hall, Gus

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Arze, José Antonio, 1904-1955

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Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988

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Broadus Mitchell, economist, historian, and liberal thinker, taught until 1939 at Johns Hopkins University, from 1947 to spring 1958 at Rutgers University, and from fall 1958 to 1967 at Hofstra University. He was the son of educator, Samuel Chiles Mitchell (1864-1948) and brother of educator, Morris R. Mitchell (1895-1976) and labor leader, George Sinclair Mitchell (1902-1962). His second wife was economist Louise Pearson Mitchell (1906- ). From the description of Broadus Mitchell pa...

National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.)

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Created in September, 1921 in Washington, D.C. by representatives of 17 United States peace organizations to serve as a clearinghouse under the name of National Council for Limitation of Armaments; Frederick J. Libby was appointed Executive Secretary. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the organization changed its name in January, 1922 to the National Council for the Reduction of Armaments. In Fall of 1923, the name was changed again to National Council for Prevention of War. It was incorportate...

Russell, Richard B. (Richard Brevard), 1897-1971

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Richard B. Russell (1897-1971), lawyer and politician, born in Winder, Georgia. Served as State Representative (1921-1931), Georgia Governor (1931-1933), and U.S. Senator (1933-1971). From the description of Richard B. Russell Jr. MacArthur hearing files, 1951-1953. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38477265 Bill Westmoreland was a Clerk in the Superior Court of Gilmer County, Georgia. From the description of Bill Westmoreland letter from Richard B. Russell, 1965. (...

Le Sueur, Meridel

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Meridel Le Sueur was born February 22, 1900, in Murray, Iowa. She did not finish high school, dropping out before the First World War. She began writing at the age of fifteen. Largely self-taught, Miss Le Sueur attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. She came to know John Reed and met Theodore Dreiser and Edna St. Vincent Millay at Mabel Dodge's literary salon. She won acclaim in 1927 for her story Persephone and again in 1934 for The Horse. She was blacklisted during the McCarthy era. S...

Kōtoku, Shūsui, 1871-1911

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Dennis, Eugene, 1905-1961

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Marty, Andre

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Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)

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Communist Party (China)

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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...

Dreiser, Theodore, 1871-1945

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Theodore Dreiser was an American literary naturalist and author of two of the most significant works of early twentieth-century American fiction, SISTER CARRIE (1900) and AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY (1925). From the description of The mercy of God : manuscript, [1900-1945?] / by Theodore Dreiser. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 63051908 Editor and author. From the description of Theodore Dreiser papers, 1910-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71009534 ...

Riesel, Victor

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Victor Riesel (1917-1995) was a nationally syndicated labor journalist, and an advisor to labor leaders and politicians. A product of New York's Lower East Side Jewish community, Riesel graduated from City College, and from its progressive political milieu to become a knowledgeable and militantly anti-communist social democrat. After work for a news service and writing for various publications, including a stint as managing editor of the New Leader (a social democratic weekly), in 1946 he began ...

Hoffa, James R. (James Riddle), 1913-

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Jimmy Hoffa was a U.S. union leader. In 1952 he was elected an international vice president of the Teamsters Union, and in 1957 he became international president. Starting in 1957, Hoffa was the subject of government investigations which led to his imprisionment in federal prison in 1967. He retained presidency of the Teamsters. President Nixon commuted Hoffa's sentence in 1971. Hoffa disappeared in July 1975 and was declared legally dead in 1983. From the description of James R. Hof...

McNaboe, John J., 1893-1954.

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Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)

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Mowrer, Edgar Ansel, 1892-1977

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Writer, columnist. From the description of Reminiscences of Edgar Ansel Mowrer : oral history, 1968. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741672 Journalist Edgar Ansel Mowrer (died 1977) and author Lilian Thomson (1889-1990) were married in 1916; both wrote and lectured on politics and world affairs. From the description of Edgar Ansel Mowrer and Lilian T. Mowrer papers, 1898-1978 (bulk 1933-1978). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 7...

Red International of Labor Unions

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Tarasov-Rodionov, A. (Aleksandr), 1885-

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Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951

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Radical, labor organizer, socialist, and communist; b. Ella Reeve; married 1st: Lucien Ware; 2nd: Louis Cohen; and 3rd: Andrew Omholt; also known as "Mother Bloor", of Arden, Del. From the description of Papers, 1890-1973. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122404940 "Mother Bloor [Ella Reeve Bloor] speaking at a picnic in Akron, Ohio, 1942" Ella Reeve Bloor, popularly known as "Mother Bloor," was noted for her energetic organizing work on behalf of lab...

Bassols, Narciso

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Haldeman-Julius Company

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The Haldeman-Julius "Little Blue Books" were the project of Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (1889-1951), a socialist reformer and newspaper publisher. The Haldeman-Julius Publishing Company of Girard, Kansas, operated between 1919 and 1978. From the guide to the Haldeman-Julius "Little Blue Book" Collection, 1919-1947, (Amherst College Archives and Special Collections) ...

Communist Party (Bolivia)

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Gantt, W. Horsley (William Horsley), 1892-1980

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Library of Congress

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The Library of Congress was established by an act of Congress in 1800 when President John Adams signed a bill providing for the transfer of the seat of government from Philadelphia to the new capital city of Washington. The legislation described a reference library for Congress only, containing "such books as may be necessary for the use of Congress - and for putting up a suitable apartment for containing them therein…" The original library was housed in the Washington, DC until August 1814, ...

Lehman, Herbert H. (Herbert Henry), 1878-1963

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Herbert H. Lehman, American politician. He served as Governor of the State of New York from 1933 to 1942, and represented New York in the United States Senate from 1950 to 1957. From the description of Herbert H. Lehman manuscript material : 3 items, 1934-1935 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 708247459 Lehman was Lieutenant Governor of New York, 1928-1932; Governor of New York, 1933-1942; Director General of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administ...

Southern Conference for Human Welfare

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The Southern Conference for Human Welfare (SCHW) was formed in 1938 in Birmingham, Alabama to promote civil liberties and to combat economic problems in the South by expanding the New Deal to attack southern poverty. The organization campaigned against the poll tax, allied itself with the Congress of Industrial Organizations, held interracial meetings, and followed a "popular front" strategy which allowed Communists membership in SCHW. This policy led to charges of Communist influence, a factor ...

Coughlin, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1891-1979

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Detroit area priest known for his opposition to President Franklin Roosevelt and his New Deal programs. From the description of Charles E. Coughlin photograph collection. 1934-1936. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778938 Father Charles E. Coughlin was Roman Catholic priest, renowned as founder and pastor of the Shrine of the Little Flower in Royal Oak, Michigan. Father Coughlin gained a wide following for his Sunday afternoon radio addresses on political and ...

Lamont, Corliss, 1902-1995

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John Reed (1887-1920) was an American journalist and revolutionary. He graduated from Harvard College in 1910, joined the staff of The Masses in 1913, was a war correspondent in Mexico and Europe for Metropolitan Magazine, publicist for the Russian Revolution, and head of the American Communist Labor Party. From the guide to the Corliss Lamont papers concerning John Reed, 1910-1967., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Reed (1887-1920) was an Amer...

Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

Smith, Gerald L. K. (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), 1898-1976

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Founder of the America First Party, head of the Christian Nationalist Crusade, and outspoken antisemite. From the description of Gerald L.K. Smith papers, 1922-1976. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418952 Minister and political agitator; d. 1976. From the description of Gerald L.K. Smith publications, 1950s-1977. (Arkansas History Commission). WorldCat record id: 234380142 Smith (1898-1976) was a minister, publisher, and political crusade...

Lazarsfeld, Paul Felix

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Sociologist. From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld: oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309744683 From the description of Reminiscences of Paul Felix Lazarsfeld : oral history, 1962. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309736408 ...

Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

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Helen Rogers Reid was the first woman chair of Barnard's Board of Trustees. She served from 1947-1956 when she was made a trustee emeritus. Reid Hall on the Barnard campus is named for her. Reid Hall, in Paris, was established by Elizabeth Mills Reid, mother-in-law of Helen Rogers Reid, as a club for American women artists and intellectuals in 1893. By 1922, through the efforts of Helen Rogers Reid and Virginia Gildersleeve, it had become a residence for American university women and a center fo...

Communist Party (Ireland)

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Adams, Josephine Truslow

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Rabello, Manoel.

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Jiménez Malaret, René.

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Ćopić, Vladimir 1891-1939

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Browder, Earl, 1891-1973

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Earl Russell Browder (1891-1973) was General Secretary of the Communist party of the United States during the height of its popularity, in the 1930s and 1940s and twice represented the Party as its candidate for President. Earl Browder was born on May 20, 1891, in Wichita, Kansas. He was the son of William Browder and Martha Jane Hankins Browder. His father was a teacher and farmer who was avidly Populist. Earl Browder had little formal education and went to work to help support the family. At t...

Rutgers University

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Berti, Giuseppe, 1901-

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International Fellowship of Reconciliation

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Minor, Robert S.

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Browder, Raissa.

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Billings, Warren K., 1893-1972

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Laborer and union organizer. From the description of Papers of Warren K. Billings, 1899-1973 (bulk 1920-1939). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014443 Biographical Note 1893, July 4 Born, Middletown, N.Y. 1906 Moved with family to Brooklyn, N.Y. 1908 ...

American League Against War and Fascism

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Rico, Dan, 1912-1985

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Robb, Roger

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Lombardo Toledano, Vicente, 1894-1968

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Preveden, Francis Ralph (1890-1959).

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Francis Ralph Preveden (1890-1959) was born in Kamenica, Croatia. In 1922, he immigrated to the United States and in 1927 received his Ph. D. from the University of Chicago. Preveden taught linguistics and classics at DePaul University (1926-1933) and Duquesne University (1938-1941). From 1942 to 1959, he served as a translator for various government agencies, including the Department of Defense. Preveden's major work was his History of the Croatian People. Correspondence and legal documents rec...