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Guide to the Max Shachtman Photographs PHOTOS.087

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

Collection processed by Erika Gottfried, 2009.

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Shachtman, Max, 1903-1972
Source - dnr: Shachtman, Yetta Barsh
Title: Max Shachtman Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1910s-1996, (Bulk: 1930s-1960s)
Dates [bulk]: 1930-1969
Abstract: Max Shachtman (1903-1972) was a writer, editor, political theoretician, and a leader (successively) in the Communist, Trotskyist, and socialist movements, whose views helped shape the outlook of many progressive and liberal anti-communist intellectuals and labor leaders. The Max Shachtman Photographs Collection consists of 220 mainly black and white photographic prints that include portraits and snapshots of Shachtman and his political associates, including Leon Trotsky, and of Shachtman speaking.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: Captions are in English, German, Russian, and Czech
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.087