Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933).

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Spivak, John Louis, 1897- . Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933).

Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933).

Comprise reports, correspondence, creative works, and scrapbook material, 1929-1948, documenting the publication of John L. Spivak's book, Georgia Nigger, which caused a nation-wide furor.

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Organizational History and List of Officers Organizational History 1909 Issued the “Call,” a statement calling for a conference to protest discrimination and violence against African Americans Convened the National Negro Conference on May 31 and June 1, New York, N.Y. E...

Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959

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American author who wrote poetry, short fiction, novels, essays; interested in many social issues including socialism, pacifism,and working conditions of laborers. From the description of Letters of Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn [manuscript], 1915-1938. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647874776 Cleghorn was an author and poet. From the description of Papers, 1936-1945 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007193 ...

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

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American Civil Liberties Union

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Walters, Basil Leon, 1896-1975

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Reavey, George, 1907-1976

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Reavey was the owner and operator of Europa Press and a friend of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas. From the description of Papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 78228333 From the guide to the Papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) ...

Spivak, John Louis, 1897-

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American journalist and novelist. From the description of Papers, 1929-1948 (bulk 1929-1933). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122530568 John L. Spivak (1897-1981), an investigative reporter and author whom fellow muckraker Lincoln Steffens described as "the best of us," was most concerned with the problems of the working class and the spread of fascism and anti-Semitism in Europe and the United ...

Prison Commission of Georgia.

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Des Moines Register and Tribune Company

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Gold, Michael, 1893-1967

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Pen name for Itzok Isaac Granich a life long Communist and literary critic, editor and author. From the description of Michael Gold letter to Alfred Sheppard Dashiell [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648021762 From the description of Michael Gold letters to Alfred Sheppard Dashiell [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 631741286 Michael Gold was also known as Irving Granich. From the desc...

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White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955

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Executive secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. From the description of Correspondence with Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1935. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243854199 Walter Francis White (1893-1955), was an African American civil rights activist and leader of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1931-1955. Walter White married Leah Gladys Powell (1893-1979) in 1922, and they ...

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Burns, Robert Elliott

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Waymack, W. W. (William Wesley), 1888-1960

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Murphy, Carl, 1889-1967

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Moss, Gordon W.

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Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946

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Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

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North, Joseph

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Burns, Vincent Godfrey, 1893-

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