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Guide to the Oral History of the American Left Collection OH.002

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Paul Buhle, Jonathan Bloom, Michael Nash, unattributed Tamiment staff, and David A. Olson

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 24, 2021
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Amy C. Vo to change legacy description about the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Edited by Rachel Mahre to reflect digitization of some audio materials. Edited by Anna Björnsson McCormick to correctly identify Grace Lee Boggs as an activist in the Black Power movement  , December 2020 , August 2021 , November 2021

Access Points

Subject Names

  • Boggs, Grace Lee
  • Moore, Audley, 1898-1997
  • Baxandall, Rosalyn Fraad, 1939- -- Interviews
  • Sale, Kirkpatrick
  • Draper, Hal -- Interviews
  • Deak, Zoltan
  • Dunayevskaya, Raya -- Interviews
  • Darcy, Samuel, 1905-
  • Ferlinghetti, Lawrence
  • Goldberg, Itshe
  • Glaberman, Martin -- Interviews
  • Gitlin, Todd
  • Berrigan, Daniel
  • James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989 -- Interviews
  • Berry, Abner -- Interviews
  • Buhle, Paul, 1944-
  • Boggs, James -- Interviews
  • Epstein, Melech -- Interviews
  • Bloom, Jonathan
  • Prago, Ruth.
  • Lemisch, Bea
  • Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014
  • De Leon, Solon, 1883-
  • Patterson, Louise Thompson, 1901-1999
  • Rawick, George P., 1929-
  • Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989
  • Chernin, Rose -- Interviews
  • Kolehmainen, Mary -- Interviews
  • Johnson, Howard, 1915- -- Interviews
  • Breitman, George -- Interviews
  • Glotzer, Albert, 1908-1999. -- |v Interviews
  • Noṿiḳ, P., 1891-
  • Harrington, Michael, 1928-1989 -- Interviews
  • Harap, Louis -- Interviews
  • Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985 -- Interviews
  • Foner, Moe, 1915- -- Interviews
  • Foner, Henry -- Interviews
  • Weir, Stan -- nterviews
  • Weiss, Myra Tanner -- Interviews
  • Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 -- Interviews
  • Rubinstein, Annette Teta, 1910-2007. -- Interviews
  • Le Sueur, Meridel -- Interviews
  • Rodney, Lester, 1911-2009 -- Interviews
  • O'Connor, Harvey, 1897-1987 -- Interviews
  • Nelson, Steve, 1903-1993 -- Interviews
  • McLevy, Jasper, 1878-1962 -- Interviews
  • McKinney, Ernest Rice, 1886-1984 -- Interviews
  • McGrath, Thomas, 1916-1990 -- Interviews
  • Magil, A. B. (Abraham Bernard), 1905-2003 -- Interviews
  • Kolehmainen, Mary

Document Type

  • Oral histories (literary works)

Subject Organizations

  • Communist Party of the United States of America -- Interviews
  • Morning Freiheit Association
  • American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born
  • Young Communist League of the U.S.
  • Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)
  • Johnson-Forest Tendency
  • Matteotti Club
  • International Labor Defense -- Interviews
  • Industrial Workers of the World -- Interviews
  • Workers Party (1940-1949) -- Interviews
  • Workmen's Circle/Arbeter Ring -- Interviews
  • Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) -- Interviews
  • Socialist Workers Party -- Interviews
  • Southern Negro Youth Congress -- Interviews
  • Socialist Party (U.S.) -- Interviews

Subject Topics

  • Hungarian American radicals |v Interviews.
  • Italian American radicals |v Interviews.
  • Finnish American radicals |v Interviews.
  • Communism -- United States.
  • Anarchists -- United States -v Interviews.
  • Right and left (Political science).
  • Communists -- United States -- Interviews.
  • Yiddish newspapers -- New York (State) -- New York -x History
  • Yiddish literature.
  • Labor unions -- United States.
  • Labor union members -- United States -- Interviews.
  • Jewish radicals -- United States -v Interviews.
  • Trotskyists |z United States |v Interviews.
  • Women employees -- United States -v Interviews.
  • Women radicals -- United States -- Interviews
  • Labor -- United States.
  • African American radicals |v Interviews.
  • Anarchism -- United States.
  • Slavic American radicals |v Interviews.
  • Socialism -- Connecticut -- Bridgeport (Conn.).
  • Socialism -- United States.
  • Socialists -- United States -v Interviews.
  • Student movements -- United States -v Interviews.

Subject Places

  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Participation, American -- Interviews.