National Civil Liberties Bureau subpoenaed files, 1917-1919.

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New York (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee to Investigate Seditious Activities. National Civil Liberties Bureau subpoenaed files, 1917-1919.

National Civil Liberties Bureau subpoenaed files, 1917-1919.

This series consists of photostatic copies of records subpoenaed from the national headquarters of the National Civil Liberties Bureau in New York City by the committee as part of its efforts to gather information and evidence about suspected radical groups and individuals. The records primarily consist of correspondence between the NCLB and individuals and organizations throughout the country relating to the legal defense of accused radicals and conscientious objectors. The records are divided into two subseries.

5.25 cu. ft.Copies: 10 microfilm reels; 35mm.

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