Records of the Socialist Party (U.S.), 1897-1976.

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Socialist Party (U.S.). Records of the Socialist Party (U.S.), 1897-1976.

Records of the Socialist Party (U.S.), 1897-1976.

Correspondence, letterbooks, minutes, financial papers, court and convention records, press releases, serials, clippings, printed and near-print material, and other papers. Includes records of state organizations in California, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, and Wisconsin and records of and relating to such allied organizations as the Young People's Socialist League, the International Solidarity Committee, the Veterans League of America, the National Education Committee for a New Party, the Socialist International, the Youth Committee for Peace and Democracy in the Middle East, and the International Council of Social Democratic Women. Individuals represented include Paul Feldman, Erich Fromm, Louis P. Goldberg, Michael Harrington, Morris Hillquit, Darlington Hoopes, Penn Kemble, Walter Lippmann, Ramsay MacDonald, Reinhold Niebuhr, James Oneal, Ernst Papanek, Richard Parrish, A. Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin, William F. Ryan, Clarence Senior, Upton Sinclair, Norman Thomas, and Frank P. Zeidler.

180 microfilm reels.

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Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987

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Bayard Rustin (b. March 17, 1912, West Chester, Pennsylvania–d. August 24, 1987, Manhattan, New York) was an African-American Quaker who was concerned with nonviolence, socialism, civil rights, race relations, and international relations. He was connected with the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Friends Service Committee, War Resisters League, Congress of Racial Equality, and Committee for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience against Military Segregation. He was imprisoned during World War II fo...

Sinclair, Upton, 1878-1968

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Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland in 1878. Sinclair was an American author, novelist, journalist, and political activist who wrote many books in several genres. He is most well-known for his exposé, The Jungle regarding conditions in Chicago's meat packing plants, which influenced the passage of the Meat Inspection Act and the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906. Much of Sinclair's writing was related to the economic and social conditions of the early twentieth century. He was heavily in...

Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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American journalist and author. From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated : Washington, D.C., 23 September 1960, to Joan Peyser, 1960 Sept. 23. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992594 Lippmann was an American journalist and author. From the description of Walter Lippmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612206746 From the guide to the Walter Lipmann letters to Hazel Albertson, 1910-1982., (H...

Socialist Party (U.S.)

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The Socialist Party (U.S.) was founded in 1901, bringing together moderate socialists from the Social Democratic Party, and dissident members of the Socialist Labor Party. In 1936 the ongoing differences between the “Old Guard” and “Militant” factions, resulted in a split, with the Militant group retaining the SP name and much of the membership, while the Old Guard faction retained most of the organizational and financial assets. From the guide to the Socialist Party (U.S.) Minutes, ...

Hoopes, Darlington, 1896-

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Darlington Hoopes was a lawyer and Socialist Party official of Reading, Pennsylvania. From the description of Darlington Hoopes papers, 1887-1964 (bulk 1923-1964). (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 156573671 ...

International Council of Social Democratic Women

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papanek, Ernst

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Educator. From the description of Reminiscences of Ernst Papanek : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122587469 Ernst Papanek (1900-1973) was an Austrian-born child psychologist and educator known for his work with refugee children during and after World War II and for his involvement in socialist parties in Europe and the United States. From the description of Ernst Papanek papers, 1928-1976, bulk (1940-1970). ...

Senior, Clarence Ollson, 1903-1974

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Youth Committee for Peace and Democracy in the Middle East

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Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989?

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Michael Harrington (1928-1989), a U.S. socialist writer and political leader, best known as the author of The Other America: Poverty in the United States (1962), and as the founder and leader of Democratic Socialists of America, the U.S. affiliate to the Socialist International, was born in St. Louis, received a Jesuit secondary education, graduated from Holy Cross College in 1947 and, after a brief interval at Yale Law School, received a MA degree in English from the University of ...

Parrish, Richard K., 1914-1988

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Teacher; labor leader; born August 9, 1914 in Wildwood, NJ. From the description of Richard Parrish papers, 1950-1975 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 238022111 From the description of Richard Parrish papers, 1950-1975 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 238022166 ...

Ryan, William F. (William Fitts), 1922-1972

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William Fitts Ryan (June 28, 1922 – September 17, 1972) was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a representative from New York in the United States House of Representatives from 1961 until his death from throat cancer in New York City in 1972. He was a member of the Democratic Party. ...

Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980

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Erich Fromm (1900-1980) was a psychoanalyst, author, educator, and social philosopher. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany and emigrated to the United States in 1934. In New York Fromm was associated (until 1939) with the International Institute for Social Research. Fromm authored numerous books including Escape from Freedom which won him acclaim as an author of great brilliance and originality. From the guide to the Erich Fromm papers, 1929-1949, 1932-1949, (The New York Public Librar...

Young People's Socialist League

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The Young People’s Socialist League (YPSL) has been the name of the youth section of the Socialist Party USA (SP). It originated in New York City in 1907 as the Young People's Socialist Federation, however, by 1918 it became known as the YPSL (members were often referred to as Yipsels). In the 1930s, the majority of the YPSL membership sided with the Militant faction within the Socialist Party, led by Norman Thomas, against the more moderate "Old Guard" linked to the garment industry unions, the...

National Education Committee for a New Party.

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Socialist International (1951- )

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Successor of the Labour and Socialist International (LSI/SAI) 1923-1940, constituted at the Eighth International Socialist Conference in Frankfurt am Main in 1951; with the prospective member parties eager to ensure their autonomy it took six years of negotiations to found a new social democratic international; at first only an information bureau was established, the Socialist Information and Liaison Office (SILO) 1946-1947, later the Committee of the International Socialist Conferences (COMISCO...

Feldman, Paul R.

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Macdonald, James Ramsay, 1866-1937

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British Prime Minister. From the description of Letters (6) : London, to Harold Picton, 1931-1936. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270972304 Epithet: Prime Minister British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x0001c1 Margaret Macdonald (nee Gladstone), 1870-1911, was educated largely at home. As a young woman, she was involved in various branches of voluntary social work, including ...

Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968

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Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...

Kemble, Penn

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Oneal, James, 1875-1962.

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Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979

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A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) was an African-American labor leader and early civil rights spokesman. Influenced by the socialism of Eugene Debs, Randolph began publishing his magazine The Messenger in 1917. He opposed U.S. entry into the first World War. In 1925 he organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. His associations with Bayard Rustin and James Farmer influenced his dedication to nonviolence. Randolph was a founder of the League for Nonviolent Civil Disobedience Against Military...

Zeidler, Frank P.

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Mayor of Milwaukee (1948-1960) under the Socialist Party/Progressive Party Federation banners. After office many interests were pursued including: community activism, labor arbitration, foundation work, teaching, resources development, and Socialist Party activities. Ran for president in 1975. Writer and lecturer on major current issues. From the description of Carl F. and Frank P. Zeidler Papers 1918-1981 (bulk 1940-1942, 1948-1981). (Milwaukee Public Library). WorldCat record id: 2...

Hillquit, Morris, 1869-1933

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American socialist leader. From the description of Morris Hillquit miscellanea, 1924-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754871697 Morris Hillquit (1896-1933) was a socialist leader, lawyer, author and prominent theoretician of the Socialist Pary. He ran twice for mayor of New York City and five times for the House of Representatives, always unsuccessfully. From the guide to the Morris Hillquit Papers, 1906-1959, (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) ...

International Solidarity Committee

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Veterans League of America.

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Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis Mumford from Reinhold Niebuhr and his wife, Ursula Niebuhr. From the description of Letters, 1935-1982, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155873776 Theologian, philosopher, and author. From the description of Papers of Reinhold Niebuhr, 1907-1994 (bulk 1930-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71063622 Theologian. From the description of Reminiscences of Reinhold Niebuhr...

Goldberg, Louis P. (Louis Palatnik), 1888-

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Lawyer and leader in the U.S. socialist movement, from New York City. From the description of Papers, 1929-1957. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19647087 From the description of Papers, 1926-1957. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 41546405 ...