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Guide to the George Marion Papers ALBA.045

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 03, 2021
Description is in English.

 Edited by Anna Björnsson McCormick to correct George Marion's date of death   , August 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Marion, George, 1905-
Title: George Marion Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1936-1937
Abstract: George Marion was a journalist, author, and activist born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1905. After moving to New York City and meeting Celia Greenspan, Marion joined the Communist Party. In 1936, Marion went to Spain to cover the Spanish Civil War for the Daily Workerand the  New Masses. Greenspan went to Spain shortly after Marion to volunteer as a medical worker. After they returned to New York in late 1937, Marion worked as a journalist and freelance writer, writing primarily on the Spanish Civil War, the Soviet Union, the Cold War, and censorship issues in the mainstream American press. Marion died of a heart attack in New York City at 50.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: ALBA.045