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Found 4 collections related to Communists -- United States

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Moore, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 397
5.5 linear feet
The Richard B. Moore Papers document Moore's activities as a communist organizer in the 1930s, his publishing efforts and advocacy for Caribbean independence and federation in the 1940s and 1950s, and his activities as a Pan-Africanist... more
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 680
49 linear feet (93 archival boxes,13 record cartons, 2 flat boxes)
The Lorraine Hansberry Papers document Lorraine Hansberry's life as an award-winning playwright and activist, and chronicles her activities during the Civil Rights Movement. Virtually all of Hansberry's writings, autobiographical materials,... more
Sherwood, Marika
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 699
.66 linear feet (two archival boxes)
Claudia Cumberbatch Jones rose through the ranks of the Communist Party-USA to become one of its leaders. Between 1948 and 1955, she was arrested several times and imprisoned for violations of the Smith Act. She was deported to England in December... more
Jackson, James E., 1914-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 460
0.4 linear feet
A former editor of the Daily Worker and member of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party, U.S.A., James E. Jackson was educated at Howard University, Goddard College and Moscow University. He contributed many theoretical articles to the... more
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