John Toussaint Bernard papers, 1934-1973.

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Bernard, John T. (John Toussaint), 1893-1983. John Toussaint Bernard papers, 1934-1973.

John Toussaint Bernard papers, 1934-1973.

Correspondence and clippings (mainly 1936-1956) on Bernard's activities as a labor union organizer, a participant in antifascist and civil liberties groups, and as U.S. congressman (Farmer-Labor Party) from Minnesota's eighth district (1937-1939). Includes material concerning his support of the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War, his lone vote against the Spanish arms embargo (1937), and his work with the Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO (1937-1942) and with the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (1943-1954). Correspondents include Irene Paull, Jerry O'Connell, and Vito Marcantonio.

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