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Preliminary Inventory to the Workingmen's Co-operative Publishing Association Records TAM.035

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 09, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information  , September 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Workingmen's Co-operative Publishng Association.
Title: Workingmen's Co-operative Publishing Association Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1906-1920
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1908-1915
Abstract: The Workingmen’s Cooperative Publishing Association was a socialist organization affiliated with the Socialist Party of New York, and the governing board of New York Call, a socialist daily newspaper, published between 1908 and 1923, which was eventually prohibited from second-class mailing status by the Postmaster General of the United States for violating provisions of the Espionage Law in 1917. The collection consists of correspondence, by-laws, organizational papers and membership lists, and some printed material created by the Association and other Socialist organizations. The material largely relates to pubishing business matters, fund raising schemes, and staff and editorial difficulties. Most of the correspondence is that of financial secretary Julius Gerber. Other correspondents include W. J. Ghent and Algernon Lee.
Quantity: 1.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Mixed materials [Box]: 1-2
Call Phrase: TAM.035