Scope and arrangement
The Vito Marcantonio papers are arranged in twelve series:
With relatives, friends, law associates, congressional colleagues, and others.
Relating to routine constituency matters, congressional committees, sponsorship of various bills and Constituents' correspondence and papers.
Includes the papers relating to the American Labor Party, 1939-1953, the Chicago Civil Liberties Committee, the International Labor Defense, and papers relating to civil liberties, housing, international relations, Puerto Rico, veteran's affairs, labor and labor unions, and welfare projects.
Subjects of interest to Marcantonio such as the National Labor Relations Board, the Spanish Civil War, housing, antifascism, etc.
Contains photographs of Marcantonio, Dorothy Parker, Dashiell Hammett, East Harlem community activities, a motion picture film "Amigos de Wallace", phonograph recordings and audiotapes of speeches, campaign dinners, press conferences, etc.