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Guide to the J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman Papers TAM.050

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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 16, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description and to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials.  , January 2014

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Creator: Hardman, J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky), 1882-1968.
Title: J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1908-1970
Abstract: J. B. S. (Jacob Benjamin Salutsky) Hardman (1882-1968) was a Russian-born author, social philosopher, and editor and leader who served the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America as director of education and cultural activities and as editor of its organ, The Advance(1920-44). He also edited   Naye Welt, a Yiddish-language socialist weekly, and  American Labor Monthly. He organized the American Labor Press Association, and was chairman of the Inter-Union Institute for Labor and Democracy (publisher of  Labor and Nation, which he founded and edited from 1944-1953). The papers contain correspondence (some in Russian and Yiddish), materials apparently collected for an unrealized autobiographical project titled, "Odyssey," other biographical materials, numerous drafts of published and unpublished writings, clippings, and files on his labor and political activities containing a mix of correspondence, internal documents and printed ephemera.
Quantity: 23.5 linear feet in 47 manuscript boxes and one oversize flat box.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English, Russian, and Yiddish.
Call Phrase: TAM.050