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Guide to the Mimi Diamond Photographs
||Diamond, Mimi, (Miriam Diamond)
||Mimi Diamond Photographs
||Miriam “Mimi” Diamond is an activist in variety of left-wing politics based in New
York City. She was a member of the Women for Racial and Economic Equality (WREE),
an organization created by the Communist Party USA during the 1970s. This collection
contains black-and-white photographic prints concerning public reaction to Soviet
espionage trials held in the United States during the middle of the 20th century.
Materials in this collection document the early lives of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg,
the espionage trial of engineer Morton Sobell, and the public campaign asserting Sobell’s
innocence. Multiple photographs feature North Dakota Senator William Langer, figures
active in Sobell's defense, and Morton's wife, Helen Sobell. The collection also contains
a photograph given to New York politician Miriam Friedlander inscribed by activist,
lawyer, and Congresswoman Bella Abzug.
||0.5 linear feet in 1 manuscript box
|Language of Materials Note:
||Materials are in English.