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Found 6 collections related to Communism -- United States

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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., 1914-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 460
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
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. A former trade-union... more
Hudson, Hosea
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 168
The Hosea Hudson Papers document this labor leader and communist organizer's political activities in Alabama and the Communist Party's attitude toward labor and the rights of African Americans. The bulk of the collection, dating from 1952 to 1958,... more
Davis, Benjamin J. (Benjamin Jefferson), 1903-1964
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6129
Divided into four series, Correspondence, the Smith Act Trial, Writings and Printed matter, the Benjamin J. Davis, Jr. Papers document Davis's life and political career from 1949 to the time of his death. The Correspondence series is grouped into... more
Perry, Pettis
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 354
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
Pettis Perry was a Communist Party official and Smith Act defendant. The bulk of the Pettis Perry papers documents Perry's involvement in the Communist Party and his membership on the Southern California District Board.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 732
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Founded in 1937 by Max Yergan and Paul Robeson, the Council on African Affairs (CAA) was an independent, non-profit organization "dedicated to serving the interests of the peoples of Africa" and had a self-described unique "full-time and... more
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