7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Communist Party of the United States of America.

  1. Herbert A. Philbrick papers, 1849-1997

    126,000 items. 290 containers plus 1 oversize plus 1 top secret. 116 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Anticommunist activist and counterspy. Correspondence, writings, speeches, television scripts, subject files, and other papers relating primarily to Philbrick's role as a leading anticommunist spokesman, his activities as an informant for the Federal Bureau of Investigation while he was a member of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA), and the television program based on his autobiography, I Led 3 Lives: Citizen, “Communist,” Counterspy.

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  2. Robert H. Jackson papers, 1816-1983

    75,015 items. 259 containers plus 21 oversize plus 1 classified. 110 linear feet. 26 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, solicitor general, attorney general, and associate justice of the United States Supreme Court. Correspondence, memoranda, family papers, legal file, subject file, speeches, writings, financial papers, photographs, and other material relating primarily to Jackson's legal career as a private attorney, government attorney, and Supreme Court justice.

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  3. Woody Guthrie manuscript collection, 1935-1950

    3 boxes. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Woody Guthrie manuscript collection includes unpublished correspondence, most are letters from Guthrie to Alan Lomax, assistant in charge of the Archive of American Folk Song at the Library of Congress, dated 1940-1942; plus drawings; essays; song lyrics; and a songbook, "Songs of Woody Guthrie."

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  4. William W. Weinstone papers, 1898-1985

    11,500 items. 33 containers plus 1 oversize. 13.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Founder of the Communist Party of the United States of America. Family and personal correspondence, speeches and writings, notes and notebooks, and subject files documenting Weinstone's role as a founding member of the Communist Party of the United States of America in 1919 and as an educator promoting its ideology, chiefly from 1937 to 1985.

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  5. Warren K. Billings papers, 1899-1973

    2,600 items. 14 containers plus 1 oversize. 506 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Laborer and union organizer. Family and general correspondence, legal files, printed matter, newspaper clippings, and other papers relating primarily to the 1916 bombing conviction of Billings and Tom Mooney and papers relating to the Industrial Workers of the World, Billings’s activities in the union movement, especially in California, his life in Folsom State Prison, and his activities on behalf of the civil liberties of Vern Smith and Communist Party leader Earl Browder.

  6. Herbert Benjamin papers, 1915-2004

    3,000 items plus one oversize . 14 containers. 5.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Communist Party official. Correspondence, memoranda, memoirs and additional writings, notes, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Benjamin’s life and his work in the Communist Party, particularly his activities as a leader in the organized unemployed movement during the 1930s.

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  7. Radical pamphlet collection, 1870-1985

    3,645 items. 56 boxes containers. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, posters, cartoons, sheet music, and prints relating primarily to American communism, socialism, and anarchism from 1870 through 1980, with the bulk of the material published between 1930 and 1949. The largest component deals with the operations of the Communist Party of the United States of America, its members, and various "front" organizations. Many pamphlets relate to the presidential campaigns of Earl Browder and William Z. Foster. Includes campaign literature for state and local contests in New York and California, and material concerning Afro-American communists and communist youth and student groups. Most items relating to socialism are found under the Socialist Party of the United States of America, its members, and affiliates. Included are state and local campaign materials, and pamphlets by Norman Thomas. The anarchist component of the collection includes materials published in the United States by leading European anarchists such as Johann Most, Rudolf Rocker, Alexander Berkman, Petr Kropotkin, Errico Malatesta, Carlo Tresca, and Emile Armand, with many works by Emma Goldman. Also includes pamphlets by American anarchists Benjamin Tucker and William B. Greene, and materials published by the Industrial Workers of the World.