Found 13 collections related to United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945

Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2744
1320 p
Author's final copy with original sketches of the designer of the book, directions to the printer, and revisions. Accompanied by a clean set of galleys. Introduction and last chapter (35) missing. See author's letter, Nov. 21, 1951 filed with... more
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
Wagner, Charles, 1852-1918
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-030
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Mary Anderson was an American actress who performed in both the United States and England in the 1870s and 1880s, retired from the stage in 1889, married, and spent the remaining fifty years of her life in England. Born in Sacramento, California... more
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 132
1.4 linear feet; 3 1/2 a.b
West Indian scholar, political activist and writer. Died in 1989. Collection consists mainly of letters written by James to his former wife and political associate, Constance Webb. James' letters discuss a wide variety of subjects including love,... more
United States. Works Progress Administration
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3108
.3 linear feet (1 box)
The Works Progress Administration (WPA) of the U.S. government was the major relief agency of Franklin D. Roosevelt's "New Deal". Supplanting the Civil Works Administration (an emergency temporary work relief program, 1933-1934), the WPA employed... more
Republican National Committee (U.S.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4597
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Correspondence, memorandums, press releases, clippings, and related material by and about the Republican National Committee, Eastern Division, and the 1940 campaign for Republican presidential candidate Wendell Willkie.
Bloom, Sol, 1870-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 323
61.5 linear feet (62 boxes)
Sol Bloom (1870-1949) was a U.S. Congressman from New York City, 1923-1949, and served as chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1939-1949. Collection consists of Bloom's public papers as a member of Congress including case files, special... more
Wolfe, Bertram D. (Bertram David), 1896-1977
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3369
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture. He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin. Collection consists of correspondence, typescripts of Wolfe's... more
Curtis, Cathrine
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 708
11 linear feet (11 boxes)
Cathrine Curtis served as president of the Women Investors Research Institute, director of Women Investors in America, and chairman of the Women's National Committee to Keep U.S. Out of War. In these capacities she lobbied for improved legal... 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
Liberal Party of New York State
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1751
197.5 linear feet (180 boxes, 28 volumes)
The Liberal Party of New York State, the most successful third party in the United States in the twentieth-century, was organized in New York City in l944 by two prominent trade union leaders, David Dubinsky, president of the International Ladies... 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
Uncensored (New York, N.Y. : 1939)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3066
7.93 linear feet (21 boxes)
Uncensored was a weekly newsletter published in New York City from Oct. 7, 1939 to Dec. 6, 1941 by an informal group of journalists and publicists who called themselves the Writers Anti-War Bureau. The purpose of the newsletter was to analyze the... more