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BOX 12-37 Subject File of Paul Field Sifton, 1934-1971
Printed matter and a wide variety of miscellaneous material. This group closely follows the career changes in Paul Sifton's life. The last container in the series comprises personnel, loyalty, and medical files on Paul Sifton and a personnel file on Claire Sifton.
Organized chronologically within each subject; undated material as well as print and near-print items follow the dated items in each group.
BOX 12 New York State Department of Labor, 1934-1939
(6 folders)
BOX 13 United States Department of Labor
1930s, background for wages and hours bills
(3 folders)
BOX 14 United States Department of the Interior
Consumers' counsel, Bituminous Coal Administration, 1939-1941
(5 folders)
BOX 15 Miscellaneous print and near-print material
BOX 16 Wartime mobilization See also Containers 19-20, same heading
(4 folders)
BOX 17 1943, mobilization items
1944, wartime mobilization
1945, mobilization items
Peacetime reconversion
1945, war and peace
1945, war and peace items (general)
BOX 18 1946 (Jan.-June), war and peace
1946 (July-Dec.), peacetime reconversion
1946, peacetime items (general)
BOX 19 Wartime mobilization See also Containers 16-17, same heading
Worksheets on wartime production
Newspaper clippings
BOX 20 Print and near-print material
BOX 21 National Farmers' Union
BOX 22 1945
Fragments and miscellany
BOX 23 Proposed Missouri Valley Authority legislation
(2 folders)
Print and near-print material
BOX 24 Union for Democratic Action
(2 folders)
BOX 25 1945
1945, full employment bill
U.D.A. Congressional Newsletter, edited by the Siftons
BOX 26 Print and near-print material
BOX 27 Lobbying (various)
1940, fight against the poll tax
(2 folders)
BOX 28 1947
Pre-1945, background of General Motors strike
(3 folders)
BOX 30 1948-1951
(4 folders)
1951, PFS testimony before Senate committee
1952, PFS testimony before Senate committee
(5 folders)
BOX 31 1958
1958, Joe Kamp case
(2 folders)
BOX 32 1961
(3 folders)
BOX 33 July-Dec.
(3 folders)
BOX 34 July-Dec.
(2 folders)
(3 folders)
BOX 35 Miscellaneous office files
BOX 36 1965-1971
(8 folders)
BOX 37 Personnel, loyalty, and medical files
1929-1947, personnel files [PFS]
(2 folders)
1913-1947, personnel files [PFS and CGS]; obituaries
1929-1964, Veterans Administration files [PFS]
1920s-1960s, personnel files [PFS] in print, near-print, and clipping forms
BOX 38-56 Writings File, 1922-1968
Plays in multiple stages of their composition and production, as well as press reaction and research and background material. Also includes material on the "Revolting Playwrights" movement (1935). Poems of Paul Sifton start in the post-World War I period, and end with To the Dallas Underpass (1965). Both Siftons are represented in newspaper and magazine articles; short stories; and book reviews. Book projects of Paul Sifton include an unpublished autobiographical novel (1922); an expose of John L. Lewis (1943); and a proposed work on fisheries in the Third World (1962).
BOX 38 Plays
[1922], Corn [PFS], one-act play
[1925], Oil! [PFS], a futurity
1927, The Belt [PFS]
Prompting copy
Director's copy
Marked printer's copy
1928, The American Beauty [PFS and CGS] (2 copies)
[1928-1929], The Break [PFS and CGS], a mass play
[1929-1930], Three skits [PFS and CGS]
[1930], Jane Daugherty [PFS and CGS], later White Savage, rough drafts
[1930], Jane Daugherty [PFS and CGS], typescript
[1930-1931], White Savage, screenplay by PFS and John P. Fort
BOX 39 1930, Glory [PFS and CGS], revised version (2 copies)
1930, Midnight [PFS and CGS]
Early version, "Night of the Execution"
Second version, "In the Meantime"
Marked rehearsal copy
Theatre Guild version
Reading version
BOX 40 1931-1933, 1931--- [PFS and CGS]
Early version, "Son of God"
Production version
German versions I and II
(2 folders)
French version
Reworkings for Interludes
1932, Riviera Blue [PFS and CGS]
Early draft version
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