Found 10 collections related to United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945

National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1182
44.5 linear feet; 94 microfilm reels
Files of John P. Davis, Edward Strong, and Revels Cayton, as well as financial records. Included with the National Negro Congress records are Davis' files from the Negro Industrial League, 1933, of which he had been executive secretary; Davis'... more
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 232
2.5 linear feet
Civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. Randolph died in 1979. Speeches, statements, and press releases related to A. Philip Randolph and his work with the labor movement, international and national politics,... more
Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 459
31 linear feet (61 boxes, 25 v.)
Victor Francis Calverton (born George Goetz) (1900-1940), radical reformer and author, was founder and editor of Modern Quarterly, an independent Marxist journal. Collection consists of correspondence, writings, business records, photographs, and... more
Pesotta, Rose, 1896-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2390
25 linear feet (45 boxes, 4 packages)
Rose Pesotta (1896-1965) was a labor union official. Collection consists of correspondence and papers reflecting Pesotta's career as official of the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union and as organizer of garment workers in various cities... more
International Labor Defense
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-981
10 linear feet; 22 microfilm reels
Established by the Communist Party of the United States of America as its legal defense arm in 1925 to aid labor, political prisoners, and victims of reactionary violence. Using mass demonstrations and publicity, the International Labor Defense... more
Lane, Layle, 1893-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 54
.2 linear feet
High school teacher and civil rights advocate in New York City. Correspondence, political files, and printed material documenting Lane's opposition to racial discrimination and war. Includes letters from World War II soldiers relating to... more
New Theatre League
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2133
Papers consist of correspondence, scripts, and administrative materials related to the New Theatre League, a group of theatre professionals working in New York City during the late 1930's and early 1940's.
New Theatre League
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1944-003
The New Theatre League, a national non-profit federation of little theaters and amateur theatrical groups, was organized in 1935 to stimulate the writing and production of progressive social drama. The collection contains administrative files of... more
Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5003
Personal papers including biographical statements, and correspondence with other scholars and African political leaders including E.U. Essien, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, and Nnamdi Azikiwe of Eastern Nigeria. Correspondence, court summonses and... more
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4463
Collection primarily relates to Pickens' work as NAACP Field Secretary and Director of Branches, and contains a great deal of correspondence with NAACP officials. Of interest is material chronicling Pickens' and the NAACP's involvement in the... more