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Guide to the National Guardian Photographs PHOTOS 213

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 05, 2018 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Box numbers updated to reflect rehousing of materials.  , September 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: National Guardian
Source - dnr: Jocz, Gregory
Title: National Guardian Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1948-1992
Abstract: The National Guardian (later known as  The Guardian) was a radical leftist weekly newspaper published in New York City between 1948 and 1992. The  National Guardian reported on labor, activism, reform, and social movements without particular party affiliations, advocating for a unified leftist party in the United States. Known for its independent and investigative journalism, the paper produced significant pieces on civil rights and the Cold War, and was one of the few publications to print news sympathetic to Julius and Ethel Rosenberg during their trial and execution, with much of the paper's reporting coming from William A. Reuben. This collection is comprised of the photograph files of the  National Guardian, consisting of approximately 44,465 8x10 black-and-white photographic prints, along with some original cartoons and other graphic materials. The materials reflect the subject matter of the newspaper itself, reporting labor, activism, reform, and social movements.
Quantity: 54.6 Linear Feet in 108 manuscript boxes and 2 oversize flat boxes
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS 213