Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939).


Frank P. Walsh papers, 1896-1939, bulk (1920-1939).

Collection consists of correspondence, 1907-1939, with professional and political colleagues, friends, family, and others. There also are correspondence and papers, 1915-1939, concerning Irish affairs, the Committee on Industrial Relations, Louise Bryant, the Democratic National Committee, National Progressive League for F.D.R., the 1929 strike of textile workers in Passaic, N.J., the Spanish Civil War, and the Tom Mooney case. The rest of the collection consists of papers relating to Walsh's legal practice; some photographs of Walsh, his family, Eamon De Valera and others; a few posters dealing with Tom Mooney; and clippings, periodicals, newsletters, bulletins and other printed material about civil liberties, the Democratic Party, the Spanish Civil War, the National Woman's Party, child labor, the labor movement, and World War I and the Paris Peace Conference.

168 linear feet (151 boxes, 94 v.)


SNAC Resource ID: 6730066

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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