New Leader records, 1928-1960.


New Leader records, 1928-1960.

The records contain correspondence (including some in Russian), clippings, political memoranda, and topical files relating to editorial and financial matters, annual dinners, radio broadcasts and other sponsored public programs, and to organizations, events and issues of interest to the editors, including the American Friends of Czechoslovakia, American Labor Conference on International Affairs, the American Jewish Committee, the Communist Party of Yugoslovakia, the Rand School of Social Science, and the Transport Workers Union. Notable individuals mentioned include Raphael Abramovitch, Jack Beall, Anton Ciliga, Sidney Hook, Fulton Lewis, Eugene Lyons, James Oneal, Julia Stuart Poyntz, and Louis Waldman (resignation from American Labor Party. There is also a manuscript by Michel Collinet, Quarante Annees de Communisme en Europe Occidentale.

1 linear ft. (2 boxes).


SNAC Resource ID: 7580116

Churchill County Museum

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