Papers [microform], 1929-1970.


Dunne, Vincent R. (Vincent Raymond), 1889-1970. Papers [microform], 1929-1970.

Papers [microform], 1929-1970.

Brief papers of Dunne, a Socialist Workers Party leader who rose to prominence during the Minneapolis Teamster Strike in 1934. Included are biographical clippings; an obituary; and correspondence (1941-1969) collected by the SWP that Dunne exchanged with party leaders such as James P. Cannon, Farrell Dobbs, and Morris Stein. Topics treated in the correspondence include conditions in Minneapolis (1958-1959) and other SWP branches, public relations tours made by Dunne, and biographical information about his brother William Dunne who was also a radical activist.

1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

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