Deportation Hearing Transcripts and Records, 1939-1941


Deportation Hearing Transcripts and Records, 1939-1941

Deportation Hearing Transcripts and Records, 1939-1941

Transcripts of the first and second deportation hearings of Harry Bridges. Bridges, a San Francisco labor leader and Australian citizen who entered the United States in 1920, underwent two failed deportation attempts between 1938 and 1945 for his alleged affiliation with the Communist Party. The collection also includes briefs, hearing opinions and appeal, and the court opinion regarding Bridges' petition for writ of habeas corpus.

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