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Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Bell, Daniel, 1919-2011
Creator: Bell, Daniel, 1919-2011
Title: Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement
Dates [inclusive]: 1886-1980
Dates [bulk]: 1920-1960
Abstract: Sociologist Daniel Bell (1919-2011) was a writer and teacher of the history of the American left and of American Labor. He was managing editor of the New Leader in the 1940s, labor editor of  Fortune from 1948 to 1958 and is the author of several books and monographs. The papers represent materials gathered by Bell for his writing and research. They include correspondence, clippings, minutes, pamphlets, research notes, articles, reports, congressional testimony and interviews.
Quantity: 27.75 Linear Feet in 55 manuscript boxes and 1 shared box.
Location: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language: Materials are in English
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1-55
Call Phrase: TAM.080

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Historical/Biographical Note

Sociologist Daniel Bell (1919-2011) was a writer and teacher of the history of the American left and of American Labor. A 1939 graduate of City College (CUNY), where he was a member of the Young Peoples Socialist League, Bell was managing editor of the New Leader (a social democratic journal of opinion) in the 1940s, labor editor of  Fortune magazine from 1948 to 1958 and author of several books and monographs, including  The End of Ideology (1962),  The Birth of Post-Industrial Society (1974), and  The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism (1976). Daniel Bell's life and ideas are described in  Arguing the World (1997) a documentary film about three notable City College graduates: Bell, Irving Howe, and Nathan Glazer.

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Scope and Content Note

The Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement represent materials gathered by Bell for his writing and research. It includes clippings, correspondence, minutes, proceedings, reports, resolutions, circulars and other internal documents; articles, research notes, pamphlets, congressional testimony and interviews. Notable individuals represented herein, sometimes by biographical studies, correspondence, manuscripts, and oral history interview notes include: John Brophy, Earl Browder, Sam Darcy, James Carey, Sidney Hillman, George Meany, H.L. Mitchell, Philip Murray, Norman Thomas, and fellow researcher William Goldsmith.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically within each box or subseries.

The files are grouped into seven series:

Series I. The Communist Party, U.S.A.: Organization and Policy Development
Subseries I:A: Organization, Policy Development, Political Activities
Subseries I:B: Earl Browder Materials
Subseries I:C: Communist Party Influence in the CIO and in Government re Labor
Subseries I:D: Government and Industry's anti Communist campaign
 Series II. The Communist Party, U.S.A. and the American Labor Movement.
Subseries II:A: Distributive, Processing and Office Workers of America; Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
Subseries II:B: International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.
Subseries II:C: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (U.E.)
Subseries II:D: Cloth, Hat, Cap and Millinery Workers International Union
Subseries II:E: Joint Board of Cloak, Skirt, Dress and Reefer Makers Unions of N.Y. (ILGWU) & Needle Trades Workers Industrial Union
Subseries II:F: Miscellaneous Unions
 Series III. American Labor Unions and Industrial Relations.
Subseries III:A: General studies of the labor movement
Subseries III:B: Labor and Government (articles, news reports, pamphlets, etc.)
Subseries III:C: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen
Subseries III:D: United Auto Workers
Subseries III:E: International Ladies Garment Workers Union (articles & news reports)
Subseries III:F: United Mineworkers of America (articles & news reports)
Subseries III:G: Miscellaneous Articles and News Clippings on Other Unions Subseries III:H: A.F.L. C.I.O. (articles, clippings, notes)
 Series IV. The American Socialist Party.
Subseries IV:A: The Socialist Party before World War I
Subseries IV:B: The Socialist Party: 1920s
Subseries IV:C: The Socialist Party: 1930-1933
Subseries IV:D: Young People's Socialist League: 1930-1940
Subseries IV:E: The Socialist Party: 1934-1935 ("Old Guard" - "Militant" split)
Subseries IV:F: The Socialist Party: 1936 ("Old Guard" - "Militant" split)
Subseries IV:G: The Socialist Party: 1937
Subseries IV:H: The Socialist Party: 1938-1939
Subseries IV:I: The Socialist Party and the United Auto Workers, 1937-1941
Subseries IV:J: The Socialist Party: 1940-1941
Subseries IV:K: The Socialist Party: 1942 present
Subseries IV:L: International Socialism
 Series V. Princeton Conference on Socialism and American Life.
 Series VI. The Communist Party and Its Relations with the American Labor Movement.
 Series VII. Addendum: Miscellaneous Writings and Research Materials.
Subseries VII:A: Writings; Research Correspondence & Materials.
Subseries VII:B: Writings; Research Correspondence & Materials.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
  • Murray, Philip, 1886-1952.
  • Hillman, Sidney, 1887-1946.
  • Darcy, Samuel, 1905-
  • Mitchell, H. L. (Harry Leland), 1906-1989
  • Meany, George, 1894-1980.
  • Brophy, John, 1883-1963. -- |v Portraits
  • Bell, Daniel. Marxian socialism in the United States (typescript).
  • Carey, James B. -- |v Portraits
  • Bell, Daniel, 1919-2011
  • Denitch, Faith. Food Workers Industrial Union (typescript).
  • Dodd, Bella Visono, 1904- . School of Darkness (typescript).
  • Goldsmith, William
  • Browder, Earl, 1891-1973

Document Type

  • Pamphlets.
  • Reports.
  • Manuscripts for publication.
  • Testimonies.
  • Interviews.
  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Notes.
  • Correspondence.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)

Subject Organizations

  • Communist Party of the United States of America
  • Cloth Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers' International Union
  • International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America
  • International Fur and Leather Workers Union of the United States and Canada
  • Distributive, Processing and Office Workers of America
  • United Mine Workers of America
  • United Packinghouse Workers of America
  • United Public Workers of America
  • Young People's Socialist League
  • International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
  • Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
  • International Union, United Automobile, Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
  • Trade Union Educational League (U.S.)
  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
  • Transport Workers Union of America
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
  • Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)
  • United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America
  • Princeton Conference on Socialism and American Life (1946-1947)

Subject Topics

  • Labor unions and communism -- United States.
  • Industrial relations -- United States.
  • Socialism -- United States.
  • Communism -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Daniel Bell was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement; TAM 080; box number; folder number;
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

Related Archival Materials

American Committee for Cultural Freedom Records (TAM 023)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Daniel Bell in 1969 and 1982. The accession numbers associated with these gifts are 1969.001 and 1969.003.

Processing Information

Folder titles usually reflect Daniel Bell's research interests, which may or may not coincide with the overall topical focus and/or provenance of the documents therein.

Photographs separated from this collection during processing were established as a separate collection, the Daniel Bell Photographs (PHOTOS 189). In 2014, the photograph collection was reincorporated into the Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement (TAM 080).

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Container List

Series I: The Communist Party U.S.A.

Subseries I:A: Organization, Policy Development, Political Activities

Scope and Content Note

The news clippings, correspondence, and reading notes assembled here outline the internal development of the CPUSA and are particularly useful for the period 1919-1929. Party minutes, letters, and reports of 1928 and 1929 provide additional information on the labor situation in the needle trades and in mining and on intra Party affairs, in particular on the expulsion of the Lovestoneites in 1929. For the period after 1929 there are articles, newsclippings, and pamphlets illustrating the CPUSA's economic and political orientation. Some of the political activities of the CPUSA are suggested in these reading notes, articles, and news reports concerning the "united fronts" of the 1920s, the Farmer Labor movements of 1922-1925, Henry Wallace, and Vito Marcantonio.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Bolshevization, 1925-1929: Notes, Typescripts
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Browderism: Theory, Expulsion: Clippings
1943-1947
Box: 1 Folder : 3 CPUSA Internal Documents, 1920s (Factionalism, etc.)
undated , 1926-1927
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Duclos, Jacques. Notes on the Dissolution of the American Communist Party (ts, 13 p)
Apr 1945
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Clippings & Ephemera
1940s-1950s
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Expulsion of Lovestoneites: Copes of Letters & Statements
1929
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Farmer-Labor Maneuvers, 1922-1925: Bell Notes & CP Documents
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Foster, William Z.: Bibliography, Notes
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 8A Foster, William Z.: Monthly Industrial Report of Dist. #3 (Oct. 1924)
Nov 1, 1924
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Fronts, 1920s: Notes & Typescripts (Includes: "The United Front: a History/Draper," 7 p)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Hall, Gus: Speech at Madison Square Garden, New York
Sep 19, 1950
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Hungary: Reaction by Intellectuals: Clippings
1956-1957
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Letter to the ECCI: the Need for Communist Unity (Lovestone, et al)
Nov 9, 1935
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Materials Owned by the Communism Study of the Fund for the Republic (27 p)
Apr 1956
Box: 1 Folder : 14 National Unemployment Council: Unititled ts on the Unification of All Unemployed Organizations
1935
Box: 1 Folder : 15 1935: (re AFL Convention): Typescript, Reading Notes, Articles & Clippings from the CP Press
undated , 1935
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Peter V. Cacchione, Vito Marcantonio: Ephemera re Campaign Tactics
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 2 Political Committee Minutes
Jan 1928-Mar 1928
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Political Committee Minutes
Apr 1928-Jun 1928
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Progressive Party: News Reports
1948-1955
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Split in the American CP Articles, Clippings, News Reports
1957-1958
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Wallace, Henry: Clippings & Ephemera; Bell Notes
undated , 1941-1947

Subseries I:B: Earl Browder Materials

Scope and Content Note

Most of these files contain reports of interest to the CPUSA during World War II. There are, in addition, a report by Earl Browder to the CPUSA National Committee, 1939; a financial report of the Communist Political Association for 1944; and a statement concerning political tactics, 1946.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Bittelman, Alex [?]: Important elements for winning the war are…" (ts, 5p.)
Jun 3, 1942
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Browder, Earl: Plenum Report, Untitled (on intensifying war production), 80 pp.
Nov 29, 1942
Box: 3 Folder : 3 Browder, Earl: Report to the National Committee, CPUSA Meeting on the 20th Anniversary of the Founding of the Party. Chicago (47 pp)
Sep 1, 1939
Box: 3 Folder : 4 Communist Political Association: Monthly Financial Rept
Sep 30, 1944
Box: 3 Folder : 5 CPUSA Intensive Pro-War Efforts, General (Includes memos from Roy Hudson, others)
1943-1945
Box: 3 Folder : 6 Early American Writings on (U.S.) Constitution
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 7 Maritime: Special Report (pp. 551-554/5). Covers CPUSA role in the National Maritime Union (by an anti-communist leftist, apparently based on internal sources)
Sep 1, 1942
Box: 3 Folder : 8 National Groups as a Problem in Trade Union Work. (Typescript, 12 pp., of a CPUSA meeting, with remarks by Roy Hudson, et al)
ca.1940
Box: 3 Folder : 9 Republican Party: Suggested Workplan for Subcommittees on Labor (confidential to program committee)
Nov 19, 1938
Box: 3 Folder : 10 Trotskyites, Lovestoneites: Internal Documents (ALP, ILLA - Trotsky, attack on)
May 1940
Box: 3 Folder : 11 United Automobile Workers of America: Factional Conflict. Contents include (principally pertaining to the Aug 1938 trial of Frankensteen, Mortimer, et al.): letters from Homer Martin to Jay Lovestone; a report by Bill (Foster?); transcripts of Jay Lovestone's and Lovestoneite's telephone conversations; statements by Mortimer, et al
1936 , 1938
Box: 3 Folder : 12 United Automobile Workers of America: Intensive War Work
1942-1943
Box: 3 Folder : 13 United Electrical Workers: Pro-War Efforts (includes Browder correspondence with UE officials, Browder speeches to UE)
1943-1944
Box: 3 Folder : 14 United Office & Professional Workers of America - War Policy
1943-1944

Subseries I:C: Communist Party Influence in the CIO and in Government re Labor

Scope and Content Note

Material on the role of the Party in the labor movement in general is included in this section of the collection. Much of it is congressional testimony concerning communist influence in the Congress of Industrial Organizations and the National Labor Relations Board. The testimony is supplemented by interviews with CIO officials and articles by prominent communists outlining CPUSA labor policy. There are also articles, news reports, and CIO committee reports concerning the CIO's purge of communists in the years 1948-1950. Communist activity in specific unions is dealt with in Series II.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 14A Communism, CIO, Anti-War AgitationContents: Contains reports, possibly by Victor Riesel, about strength of Communists and their efforts to keep the U.S. out of WWII
1940-1941
Box: 3 Folder : 15 Approaching the Drive(ts, 55 leaves);  The Drive Begins(ts, 7 leaves)Contents: Two anonymous reports (by Daniel Bell?) discussing the formation and early work of the Steel Workers Organizing Committee
undated
Box: 3 Folder : 16 Carey, James B.: World Federation of Trade Unions - MeetingsContains: Report of CIO Secretary-Treasurer James B. Carey covering meetings of the WFTU Executive Bureau and Executive Committee, April 30 to May 10, 1948 (ts, 17 l.)Contains: Text of conversations between James B. Carey…and Giuseppe Di Vittorio, Secretary General, Italian Confederation of Labor and Fernando Santi, also of DGIL, on March 12, 1948, London (ts, 10 l.)Contents: Report on CIO Representative's Trip to Europe: for immediate release, March 22, 1948 (ts, with appendices, 9 l.)
Mar 1948-May 1948
Box: 3 Folder : 17 Catholics (clippings, reports, telegrams)
1949
Box: 3 Folder : 18 Centralized Direction of Labor Policy in the United States Steel Corporation / National Labor Relations Board Memorandum from Jacob Karro to David J. Saposs (37 leaves)
Feb 2, 1937
Box: 3 Folder : 19 CIO Charges Against Communist UnionsContents: Report of the Committees to Investigate Charges Against the: Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Workers of America; International Union of Mine, Mille and Smelter Workers; United Office and Professional Workers of America; United Public Workers of America.
Feb 1950
Box: 3 Folder : 20 CIO 11th Convention, Cleveland (Nov. 1949)Contents: typescripts of DB articles, and clippings, covering the lead-up to the convention, the convention and its aftermath.
1948-1950
Box: 3 Folder : 21 CIO Left-Wing Labor Leaders Meeting
Sep 1949-Oct 1949
Box: 3 Folder : 22 Clippings on Communism and Labor
1950s
Box: 3 Folder : 23 The End of the (Party) LineDescription: typescript (6 p.) of article, including a useful table, on the decline/demise of Communist-led unions
Jan 30, 1956
Box: 3 Folder : 24 Interviews with James Carey, Henry Fleischer, and Clint GoldenContents: covers Phil Murray, Lee Pressman, Len De Caux, and Communist influence in the CIO
1955
Box: 3 Folder : 25 Mitchell, H.L (National Agricultural Workers Union): Letter (3 p.) re Don West, Claude Williams, Owen H. Whitfield (leading Southern Communists and/or fellow travelers)
Jan 16, 1956
Box: 3 Folder : 26 Jack Stachel and John Steuben: Correspondence and Notes re Organizing Steelworkers in Youngstown, Ohio
Aug 31, 1936-Nov 1936
Box: 3 Folder : 27 National Labor Relations Board, Communist Influence in.Contents: Includes DB notes on interview with David Saposs, correspondence with Jack Barbash and Morris Weisz (NATO Labor Division).
1955
Box: 3 Folder : 28 Pacific Northwest: News cables to Time (not from DB) re Government Hearings on Individual Communists Contents: principally re Barbara Hartle, Organizational Secretary of the CPUSA's 12th District, convicted Smith Act defendant, then cooperative witness.
1953-1955
Box: 3 Folder : 29 WFTU/CIO/International Labor Cooperation: Clippings
1945-1958

Subseries I:D: Government and Industry's anti Communist campaign

Scope and Content Note

General aspects of the anticommunist campaign are treated in this section. Articles and reports concerning government actions against union officials associated with the CPUSA and business reports illustrating private harassment of communists and "left wingers" in the labor movement are included here.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Bell, Daniel, et al. Press telegrams re anti-communist activity of government and industry.
undated , 1952-1954
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Clippings and Printed Ephemera re anti-communist activity of government and industry.
undated , 1953-1954
Box: A006 Folder : 1 Photographs: Herbert Brownell
Apr 1954

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Series II: The Communist Party U.S.A. and the American Labor Movement: Individual Labor Unions

Scope and Content Note

The CPUSA has always emphasized the importance of working within the labor movement. Many Party members have been actively involved in CP caucuses within individual unions and, on occasion, Party sympathizers have achieved positions of prominence. This section of the collection is devoted to unions in which there has been active or influential communist participation. It is arranged by union and includes information on Distributive, Processing, and Office Workers of America; Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Workers Union; Amalgamated Food Workers Union; United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America; United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum, and Plastic Workers of America; International Fur and Leather Workers Union of the U. S. and Canada; United Public Workers of America; Transport Workers Unions; International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Union; Packinghouse Workers Union; United Gas, Coke, and Chemical Workers of America; National Maritime Union; Upholsterers International Union; Cloth, Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers International Union; Cutters Local 10; International Ladies' Garment Workers Union; Joint Board of Cloak, Skirt, Dress, and Reefer Makers Unions of New York.

There are many sources of information about communist activity in the labor movement. Articles, notes, and news clippings reveal some aspects of the CP 's relations with organized labor and make up part of the files of all the unions listed above. For a few unions, these are supplemented by more extensive descriptions; there are a short history of the Packinghouse Workers Union, detailed notes on the Amalgamated Food Workers Union, and a substantial history in manuscript of the United Electrical Workers by William Goldsmith.

Both public and private efforts to expose communist "subversion" of the labor movement are useful, though not always reliable sources. Reports of congressional hearings concerning the Distributing, Processing, and Office Workers of America; the Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers Union; and the United Electrical Workers; and N. L. R. B. reports regarding the filing of false noncommunist affidavits on the part of the International Fur and Leather Workers Union and the Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers Union, are included in the files of the respective unions. Anticommunist propaganda put out by Oppenheim Collins against Local 1250 of the D. P. O. W. A. is the only example of the private "expose."

Finally, there is a variety of primary materials. The internal struggles occasioned by CP activities in unions are reflected in leaflets and statements of the Communist and anticommunist factions within the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union; the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union; and the International Fur and Leather Workers Union and in the report of the trial and expulsion of the United Public Workers of America from the CIO The files of the United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers Union include a class book of the District Fraction Training School for 1937-1938. The material on the needle trades unions is most helpful for an understanding of CP policies and daily activities in the labor movement: the correspondence of Herman Zukowsky with accompanying union material for the period 1926-1937; Trade Union Educational League and Trade Union Unity League material concerning the Cloth, Hat, Cap, and Millinery Workers Union; and reports and statements of the State Board of the Cloak, Skirt, Dress, and Reefer Makers Unions of New York.

Subseries II:A: Distributive, Processing and Office Workers of America; Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Burke, Robert (Alias William Burke) Vice-President DPOWA
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Communism vs Democracy: a Short History of DPOWA & District 65
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Department Store Communists: Clippings, Notes, and ReportsContents: Include several summaries of 1948 interviews by "Levering" with anti-communist union officials (Samuel Wolchok, Jack Altman, et al.)
1940s-1950s
Box: 4 Folder : 6 DPOW Clippings
undated , 1953-1954
Box: 4 Folder : 7 DPOW District 65 Clippings
1952 , 1954
Box: 4 Folder : 8 Livingston, David - President, District 65, DPOWA
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 9 Osman, Arthur - President, DPOWA
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 10 Paley, Jack - Secretary-Treasurer, District 65, DPOWA
undated
Box: 4 Folder : 11 RWDSU Committee for a Decent Democratic Trade Union (vs Wolchok)Contents: a thick file containing leaflets, statements
1947

Subseries II:B: International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 4 Folder : 12 International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter WorkersIncludes: statements by James Carey.
1936 , 1954-1955
Box: 4 Folder : 13 Metal Workers HistoryIncludes: affidavit by Sidney Mason re Communist Party work, James Matles; National Radio and Allied Trades internal documents
ca.1930s-1950s

Subseries II:C: United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (U.E.)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Carey, James B., Documents and Publications Relating to.
1940-1957
Box: 5 Folder : 2 CPUSA District Fraction Training School (UERMWA)
Dec 1937-Feb 1938
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Daily Worker, Excerpts From
1933 , 1940-1942
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Emspak, Julius - Biographical File
1944 , 1951 , 1952
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Fitzgerald, Albert - Biographical File
1948
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Goldsmith, William: Untitled Typescript (History of UE), Incomplete? 49 pp.
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Hathaway, Clarence - Biographical File
undated , 1925
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Paul M. Herzog, et al v. UERMWA
1953
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Matles, James - Biographical File
undated , 1948
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Overgaard, Andrew - Biographical File
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Rivers, Charles - Biographical File
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Sentner, William - Biographical File
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 13 Young, Ruth - Biographical File
undated , 1944

Subseries II:D: Cloth, Hat, Cap and Millinery Workers International Union

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Correspondence of Isidore Feingold and Herman Zukowsky
1923 , 1926-1927
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Correspondence of Isidore Feingold and Herman Zukowsky
Jan 1928-Jul 1928
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Correspondence of Isidore Feingold and Herman Zukowsky
Jul 1928-Oct 1928
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Correspondence of Isidore Feingold and Herman Zukowsky
1929
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Internal Documents, Clippings
1921-1940
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Miscellaneous Hand-Written materials (Herman Zukowsky and Isidore Feingold)
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Trade Union Educational League Materials re: CHCMWIU
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Trade Union Educational League Materials re: CHCMWIU
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Yiddish Language Materials re: CHCMWIU
undated

Subseries II:E: Joint Board of Cloak, Skirt, Dress and Reefer Makers Unions of N.Y. (ILGWU) & Needle Trades Workers Industrial Union

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 1 Dubinsky / Stolberg - Notes
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 2 Index Card Notes
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 3 Needle Trades / NTWIU - Internal Documents, Memos, Reports By/About NTWIU, CPUSA Role, 1925 Expulsions, Industry Conditions
undated , 1925-1926
Box: 8 Folder : 4 Needle Trades Workers Industrial Union Conventions
1929-1932
Box: 8 Folder : 5 NTWIU Youth Section
undated

Subseries II:F: Miscellaneous Unions

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 6 Amalgamated Food Workers Union - Notes for 1920-1940 Period
undated
Box: 8 Folder : 7 Bridges, Harry (Longshore)
1949-1953
Box: 8 Folder : 8 Fur Workers (Includes Furriers' Bulletin, Oct 1933)
1927 , 1933 , 1950-1954
Box: 8 Folder : 9 International Ladies Garment Workers Union. Cutters Local 10 - Propaganda from Three-Cornered Leadership Struggle
1939
Box: 8 Folder : 10 National Maritime Union
1948
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Pacific Maritime Assn: Longshore Wage Review; Hourly Wage & Fringe Costs
1953
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Packinghouse Workers Union (Includes: "Early Unionism in Packing…1840 to 1933")
1947-1949
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Passaic Textile Strike, 1926 - Notes
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Rubber Workers
1948-1955
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Transport Workers Union / Michael Quill - Clippings
1948 , 1951-1955
Box: 9 Folder : 5 United Auto Workers / Walter Reuther - Clips, Reports, Statements re Struggle with Communist Party
1951-1952
Box: 9 Folder : 6 United Public Workers Expulsion from CIO [ts of CIO Hearings, 150 pp]
Jan 1950
Box: 9 Folder : 7 Upholsterers' International Union / Salvatore B. Hoffman (President)
undated

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Series III: American Labor Unions and Industrial Relations

Scope and Content Note

This section consists of both general studies of the labor movement and information pertaining to specific unions.

Subseries III:A: General studies of the labor movement

Scope and Content Note

The general studies include articles, reports, and book reviews arranged topically under the headings: union leadership, union structure, labor and economic conditions, union membership and organizing drives, industrial relations, labor ideology, labor and government, and foreign unions.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Bibliographies - Labor, Industrial Relations
undated , 1954-1957
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Conflict and Cooperation in Industry ( Journal of Social Issues, 2:1)
Feb 1946
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Industrial Relations: Collective Bargaining
1938 , 1940 , 1949-1955
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Industrial Relations: Determinants of Strikes
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Industrial Relations: Jurisdictional Disputes
undated , 1946-1955
Box: 10 Folder : 5A Industrial Relations: Pensions
1949
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Industrial Relations: Unions in Public Service
1946-1955
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Industrial Relations: Work Rules, Industrial Factors, Psychological Influences
1950-1963
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Labor and Economic Conditions - Industry
1946-1963
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Labor Economics - Agriculture
1938-1946
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Labor Economics - Effect of Unions on Wages
undated , 1950
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Labor Economics - Trends and Conditions in Industry
1942-1958
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Labor Ideology
1947-1955
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Labor Leadership - General
1944-1955
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Non-U.S. Labor Unions
undated , 1938-1957
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Union Membership and Labor Monopoly
1944-1961
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Union Membership and Organization
1944 , 1950-1956
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Union Structure: Democracy & Bureaucracy; A Force in Community
1943-1960

Subseries III:B: Labor and Government (articles, news reports, pamphlets, etc.)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Government Labor Regulation - Railroad Unions
1939-1954
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Government Policy Toward Labor 1930s-1950s
1939-1957
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Labor at 1952 [Democratic] Convention
1940-1952
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Labor - Postwar Planning
1943-1948
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Labor Representation in Government
1944-1954
Box: 13 Folder : 6 National Labor Relations Board
1939-1954
Box: 13 Folder : 7 National War Labor Board
1943-1944
Box: 13 Folder : 8 Secretaries of Labor: Martin Durkin, James P. Mitchell
1953
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Wage Stabilization Board
1946-1952

Subseries III:C: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen

Scope and Content Note

The material specifically devoted to the Teamsters provides a substantial introduction to the recent history of the union. It includes biographical studies of Dan Tobin, Dave Beck, and James Hoffa, articles on Teamster history and structure and news reports concerning Teamster relations with other unions. Almost half the material deals with the charges of racketeering made against union officials during the 1950's. These files are composed primarily of articles and news reports but also include the Report of the AFL CIO Ethical Practices Committee to the AFL CIO Executive Council re: International Brotherhood of Teamsters, September 16, 1957, and the Proceedings of the Seventeenth Convention of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, September 1957.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 1 Beck, Dave
1948-1955
Box: 14 Folder : 2 Hoffa, James
1953-1957
Box: 14 Folder : 3 Racketeering Charges (1957-58)
1957-1958
Box: 14 Folder : 4 Racketeering Charges (1957-58) News Reports (1)
1957-1958
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Racketeering Charges (1957-58) News Reports (2)
1957-1958
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Racketeering; Intra-Union Disputes (1953-54)
1953-1954
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Structure and Expansion
1948-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Tobin, Dan
1947-1952

Subseries III:D: United Auto Workers

Scope and Content Note

The United Auto Workers material also heavily emphasizes the post War period. There are biographical sketches of important union officials, notes on the history of the union, and articles concerning the important question of internal democracy. Much of the material concerns the industrial relations of the United Auto Workers: strikes, negotiations, and innovations such as the Guaranteed Annual Wage.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 16 Folder : 1 History
1936-1956
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Industrial Relations: Chrysler Dispute, 1950
1948-1955
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Industrial Relations: GM Dispute, 1945-46; Boeing Aircraft, 1945; Ford, 1949; GM Formula, 1948; UAW in Toledo, 1949 & Richard Gasser
1945-1958
Box: 16 Folder : 4 Reuther, Walter - Biographical
1945-1958
Box: 16 Folder : 5 Reuther , Walter - Policies
1946-1957
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Toledo, Ohio
1949-1950
Box: 16 Folder : 7 UAW Conventions - News Clippings
1949-1953

Subseries III:E: International Ladies Garment Workers Union (articles & news reports)

Scope and Content Note

The International Ladies' Garment Workers Union and United Mine Workers Union files consist of biographical studies of the unions' leaders and articles concerning their history, structure, and industrial relations. Together with these files there are miscellaneous articles and news clippings on the Pulp, Sulphite, and Paper Mill Workers Union; the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners; and the Textile Workers Union of America.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Dubinsky, History, Industrial Relations, Structure
1934-1949

Subseries III:F: United Mineworkers of America (articles & news reports)

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 17 Folder : 2 History; John L. Lewis
1939-1954
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Leaders' Bios: Thomas Kennedy, John L. Lewis, John Owens
1953-1954

Subseries III:G: Miscellaneous Articles and News Clippings on Other Unions

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains selections from the convention proceedings of the Federation of Trades and Labor Unions and the American Federation of Labor showing the list of delegates to the conventions, together with notes on the elections at the national conventions of the AFL for the period of 1886-1905.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters : book review by DB
1946
Box: 17 Folder : 5 Entertainment Industry Unions
1949 , 1953-1954
Box: 17 Folder : 6 International Association of Machinists
1949-1952
Box: 17 Folder : 7 International Brotherhood of Pulp, Sulphite & Paper Mill Workers Journal, volume 36, number1.Contents: "Fifty Years of Trade Unionism in Berlin, New Hampshire," by H.W. Sullivan
Jan 1952-Feb 1952
Box: 17 Folder : 8 Textile Workers Union of America
undated , 1948-1952
Box: 17 Folder : 9 United Brotherhood of Carpenters
1949-1953
Box: 17 Folder : 10 Olander, Victor A. Confidential Report to Matthew Woll (re Newspaper Guild)
Oct 19, 1940

Subseries III:H: A.F.L. C.I.O. (articles, clippings, notes)

Scope and Content Note

This subseries includes biographical studies of George Meany, Phil Murray, Alan Haywood, and Sidney Hillman, together with articles and pamphlets concerning the history of the CIO and the AFL CIO merger.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 1 AFL
1939-1958
Box: 18 Folder : 2 CIO Formation: Pamphlets, Articles
1930-1952
Box: 18 Folder : 3 CIO Leaders: Clinton S. Golden, Sidney Hillman, Allen Maywood
undated , 1951-1953
Box: 18 Folder : 4 CIO Postwar Planning, Political & Economic: Pamphlets
undated , 1943-1948
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Corruption, Role of Charters
undated , 1952-1956
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Merger Negotiations
1953-1958
Box: A006 Folder : 2 Merger Negotiations: Photographs
1955-1956
Box: 18 Folder : 7 Murry, Phil: Biographical
1946-1952
Box: 18 Folder : 8 Waterfront Racketeering
1948-1951
Box: A006 Folder : 3 Waterfront Racketeering: Photograph
1948

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Series IV: The American Socialist Party

Scope and Content Note

The section of the collection devoted to the Socialist Party heavily emphasizes the 1930s.

Subseries IV:A: The Socialist Party before World War I

Scope and Content Note

For the period before World War I there is some Connecticut SP material; minutes of the State Convention at New Haven, 1906; state constitutions of 1906 and 1909; letters, platforms, and bulletins concerning the elections of 1906, 1910, 1912, and 1913; and newspaper clippings concerning the Socialists in office.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 18 Folder : 9 Connecticut SP Documents.Contents: Minutes of the convention at New Haven, 1906; constitutions, 1906 and 1909; election material: letter of nomination and acceptance letter of E. D. Hall for SP nomination for Governor, 1906; state SP platforms of 1906, 1912, 1913; sample ballots for 1910, 1912; party bulletins and resolutions; clippings concerning the SP in office
1906-1913
Box: 18 Folder : 10 O'Sheel, Shaemas: Letter to Daniel Bell, re Socialist Party in NYC, Early 20th Century
Aug 25, 1947
Box: 18 Folder : 11 Socialism in America: Articles by Earl Browder, Maurice Goldbloom, Norman Thomas, Will Herberg, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., James Weinstein
1950s-1960s

Subseries IV:B: The Socialist Party: 1920s

Scope and Content Note

For the 1920's there are news clippings concerning relations between the Socialist Party and the Conference for Progressive Political Action; miscellaneous National Convention Papers for 1924 and 1928; and the Twenty first Anniversary Convention Book, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, 1922.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 19 Folder : 1 Cuyahoga County Local Socialist Party: 21st Anniversary Convention Book
1922
Box: 19 Folder : 2 La Follette's Presidential Candidacy: News clippings re campaign and the relation of the SP to the Conference for Progressive Political Action
1924
Box: 19 Folder : 3 SP Convention (New York; Apr 13-17): Partial Minutes and Miscellaneous Documents
1928

Subseries IV:C: The Socialist Party: 1930-1933

Scope and Content Note

In the years between 1930 and 1933 two groups within the Party organized themselves into loose but identifiable factions: the "Militants," a coalition surrounding Norman Thomas, composed of younger and, in the main, more radical Socialists, and the "Old Guard," a group associated with Morris HilIquit and the New York Socialist establishment. The early stages of the party schism are reflected here in correspondence concerning the dispute between The New Leaderand  The American Guardian; in a statement by Jack Altman to the "Militant" group in 1933; in letters from Sidney Yellin, Ohio S. P., and Birch Wilson, Pennsylvania SP, concerning disagreements with the National Office, 1933; and in policy statements concerning a proposed united front with the Communist Party. In addition to the factional material, this section includes proposals submitted to the City Convention of New York, 1930; miscellaneous National Convention Papers for 1932; minutes of the National Executive Committee for December 1932; presidential election material, 1932; instructions from the Socialist Speakers Service; and statements, propaganda, and letters of the Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers, 1933.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 19 Folder : 4 Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers: Statements, propaganda and letters
1933
Box: 19 Folder : 5 Militant Caucus (Jack Altman Statement)
1932
Box: 19 Folder : 6 N.E.C. Minutes
1932
Box: 19 Folder : 7 New LeaderIssue: Correspondence concerning the dispute between  The New Leaderand the  American Guardian, and Norman Thomas' resignation from  The New Leader
1933
Box: 19 Folder : 8 Old Guard Views: Letters from Sidney Yellin, Ohio S.P. and Birch Wilson, Pennsylvania S.P. concerning disagreements with the National Office
1933
Box: 19 Folder : 9 Platforms and Principles
1932
Box: 19 Folder : 10 Proposals (Militant) submitted to the convention of the NYC S.P.
1930
Box: 19 Folder : 11 Reports on Activities
1932
Box: 19 Folder : 12 Socialist Speakers Service Instructions
undated
Box: 19 Folder : 13 United Front Issue: Policy statements, comments and news clippings.
1933

Subseries IV:D: Young People's Socialist League: 1930-1940

Scope and Content Note

The Young People's Socialist League (YPSL) material comes from a variety of chapters, although New York City groups are best represented. It includes minutes and reports from groups in Wisconsin, Ohio, Illinois, and New York; miscellaneous National Convention Papers; and some of the minutes and office releases of the National Executive Committee. There are also letters and statements concerning issues of importance to the YPSL: the George Smerkin affair, relations with the Young Communist League, unity with the Social Democratic Federation, and the ultimately consuming problem of world war. Like its parent body, YPSL suffered from factional disputes that are reflected in statements and circulars put out by the "Militants," the "Old Guard," the "Clarity" caucus, and the "Appeal" group. And finally, there are representative periodicals interfiled with the other material in chronological order.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 20 Folder : 1 Appeal Group, Clarity, Trotskyists
1937
Box: 20 Folder : 2 Cleveland
1932-1933
Box: 20 Folder : 3 Committee for Unity, Unity Socialists
1936
Box: 20 Folder : 4 May Day Manifesto
1939
Box: 20 Folder : 5 National Convention Proceedings
1933-1935
Box: 20 Folder : 6 National Convention Proceedings, Resolutions
1932
Box: 20 Folder : 7 National Convention Proceedings
1934
Box: 20 Folder : 8 National Convention Proceedings
1934
Box: 21 Folder : 1 National Executive Committee
1931-1938
Box: 21 Folder : 2 New York (N.Y.) Convention Reports
1934-1937
Box: 21 Folder : 3 New York Activities, Convention Minutes, Organization Manual
1930-1938
Box: 21 Folder : 4 Old Guard: National
1936
Box: 21 Folder : 5 Old Guard: New York
1933-1935
Box: 21 Folder : 6 Propaganda Material
undated , 1935
Box: 21 Folder : 7 Red Falcons
1937
Box: 21 Folder : 8 S.D.F. Unity (Statement)
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 9 United Front; Young Communist League; Larks-Smerkin Case
1933-1934
Box: 21 Folder : 10 Wisconsin
undated
Box: 21 Folder : 11 Youth Committee Against War
undated

Subseries IV:E: The Socialist Party: 1934-1935 ("Old Guard" - "Militant" split)

Scope and Content Note

After 1934 the "Militant" - "Old Guard" conflict became more intense. The National Convention Papers of 1934, particularly the Declaration of Principles adopted at the Convention and the majority and minority reports of the American delegates to the Labor and Socialist International, reveal some aspects of the feud. These are supplemented by letters, statements, and pamphlets from both factions and analyses of the Socialist Party published by other "left wing" groups.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 22 Folder : 1 Comments of Non-SP Left-Wing Groups on Convention Split in SP
1934-1935
Box: 22 Folder : 2 Detroit Convention: Agenda; Debates; Resolutions; Report of the American Delegates to the Labor & Socialist International (majority/minority) and resolutions thereon
1945
Box: 22 Folder : 3 Detroit Platform; Declaration of Principles; NYS Resolutions for the Agenda of of the National Convention
1934
Box: 22 Folder : 4 Militant letters, statements, pamphlets
1934
Box: 22 Folder : 5 Militant letters, statements position papers
1935
Box: 22 Folder : 6 New Leader: Red Vienna Special
Feb 17, 1934
Box: 22 Folder : 7 Old Guard
1934
Box: 22 Folder : 8 Old Guard
1935
Box: 22 Folder : 9 Revolutionary Policy Committee; Revolutionary Policy Publishing House
1934-1936
Box: 22 Folder : 10 Socialist Appeal
1935
Box: 22 Folder : 11 Socialist Party Election Platforms (Bronx, Illinois, Minnesota); Critique of NRA
1934

Subseries IV:F: The Socialist Party: 1936 ("Old Guard" - "Militant" split)

Scope and Content Note

The ""Old Guard" left the Socialist Party to form the Social Democratic Federation in 1936. Letters and statements of the "Militants," the "Old Guard," and the Committee for Unity in the Socialist Party illuminate the parting. For 1936 we also have statements and resolutions on the question of the united front, miscellaneous National Convention Papers, and election propaganda.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 23 Folder : 1 Altman, Jack: Personal Materials and Letters Concerning His Censure by the California SP
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 2 Convention Minutes, Reports, Resolutions
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 3 Election Propaganda
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 4 Militants: (Includes: Call, Pennsylvania, Racism)
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 5 Organization and Activities (Includes Reports to Convention; Militant Campaign Tactics)
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 6 Party Affairs
1936-1937
Box: 23 Folder : 7 Socialist Appeal
1936
Box: 23 Folder : 8 Topics on Time / Yar Yochno
Apr 1936
Box: 23 Folder : 9 United Front
1936

Subseries IV:G: The Socialist Party: 1937

Scope and Content Note

The exit of the "Old Guard" did not end factional dispute within the Party. No sooner was the schism accomplished than the "Militants" split into two new factions, the "Old Militants" and the "Clarity" caucus, and shortly thereafter a third group was added, the "Appeal" group, which consisted of former members of the Trotskyist Workers Party who joined the SP en masse toward the end of 1936. Accordingly, 1937 was characterized by internal party feuds, and the letters, statements, and resolutions of the three factions form the bulk of the material. There are also letters and statements concerning the Spanish Civil War, the American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky, and miscellaneous minutes of the National Executive Committee, the National Action Committee, the New York City Executive Committee, and the New York City Central Committee.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 24 Folder : 1 Appeal Group, Marxist Policy Committee: Letters, Statements and Resolutions re their Expulsion from the SP
1937
Box: 24 Folder : 2 Clarity Group: Letters and Statements re: NYC municipal campaign, relations with the American Labor Party, the SP position on the Appeal group, and the election of delegates to the 1938 convention.
1037
Box: 24 Folder : 3 Miscellaneous:List of union affiliations of New York City SP members, Socialist Handbook, The Socialist Call, October 9, 1937, on the New York City campaign,  Newsbulletinof the American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky, Articles on the SP by Howard Bronson, Committee of the Fourth International, Statements of socialists for party unity.
1937
Box: 24 Folder : 4 Minutes: National Unemployment Committee, State Executive Committee of Maine, National Executive Committee, National Action Committee, New York City Executive Committee, New York City Central Committee
1937
Box: 24 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous
undated
Box: 24 Folder : 6 Old Militants: Letters and Statements
1937
Box: 24 Folder : 7 Spanish Civil War: Letters and Statements
1937

Subseries IV:H: The Socialist Party: 1938-1939

Scope and Content Note

The "Appeal" group was expelled from the Socialist Party at the end of 1937, but they did not leave a harmonious party behind them. Letters, statements, and reports concerning the election of delegates to the 1938 National Convention reveal continuing dissension. To some extent this dissension can be attributed to disagreements concerning unity with the Social Democratic Federation, the socialist attitude toward war, and political tactics, in particular the relationship of the SP to the American Labor Party. These disagreements are reflected in letters and notes of the various groups, in the literature of the American Commonwealth Federation and the Keep America Out of War Congress; and in the minutes of the National Executive Committee, the National Action Committee, the National Labor Committee, the State Executive Committee of New York, and the City Central Committee, New York, for 1939, which are included here.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 25 Folder : 1 American Commonwealth Federation and the Keep America Out of War Congress
undated
Box: 25 Folder : 2 National Convention: Letters, statements and reports concerning factional disputes in New York City over the election of delegates to the National Convention
1938
Box: 25 Folder : 3 National Convention: Reports, Minutes, etc.
1938
Box: 25 Folder : 4 Third Party Question
1038
Box: 25 Folder : 5 Correspondence, Letters, reports and notes concerning party tactics, the 1939 New York City campaign, relations with theAmerican Labor Party, question of unity with the Social Democratic Federation, union activity, and war
1939
Box: 25 Folder : 6 Minutes, Resolutions, Statements: National Executive committee, National Action Committee, National Labor Committee, State Executive Committee, New York, City Central Committee, New York
1939

Subseries IV:I: The Socialist Party and the United Auto Workers, 1937-1941

Scope and Content Note

The Socialist Party actively participated in the formation and the early struggles of the UAW Some appreciation of this activity can be gained from the Socialist Auto League materials in this section: bulletins and reports for 1938 and 1939, minutes of the National Steering Committee, 1938, and reports of the National Action Committee, 1938. These are supplemented by the correspondence of Arthur McDowell, Ben Fisher, Gerry Allard, Roy Burt, and Norman Thomas concerning the UAW, 1937-1939, and SP policy statements, reports and miscellaneous bulletins on the situation, 1937-1941.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 26 Folder : 1 Socialist Party and the United Automobile Workers Union. Contents: Letters and memos on S.P. activities and policies in auto; Gerry Allard, editor of  The Socialist Call, correspondence on the situation in auto, 1937 1938; Roy Burt, Executive Secretary, correspondence on auto, 1937 1939; Norman Thomas, correspondence on auto, 1938 1939; Socialist Auto League Reports, 1938 1939;  Contents: Socialist Auto League Bulletins, 1938; Minutes of the National Steering Committee, Socialist Auto League, 1938; Reports of the National Action Committee, Socialist Auto League, 1938; Policy statements, reports, pamphlets and miscellaneous bulletins concerning the auto situation, 1937 1941; Report issued by Homer Martin concerning a Communist Party meeting with auto leaders.
1937-1941

Subseries IV:J: The Socialist Party: 1940-1941

Scope and Content Note

The SP's militant antiwar position proved intolerable, not only to much of the Party's rank and file, but also to such leading socialists as Alfred Baker Lewis, Paul Porter, Arthur McDowell, and Jack Altman. Party statements, miscellaneous minutes of the National Executive Committee and the National Action Committee, and antiwar propaganda, including the text of Norman Thomas's speech at Madison Square Garden (May 24, 1941), explaining the official position. The opposition is represented by statements, resignations, and correspondence, particularly the correspondence of Arthur McDowell, who fought unsuccessfully to change the Party's position.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 27 Folder : 1 McDowell, Arthur: Correspondence
1940-1941
Box: 27 Folder : 2 Minutes: National Action Committee, National Executive Committee; Miscellaneous Papers and Correspondence
1940-1941
Box: 27 Folder : 3 National Convention Records (folder 1)
1940
Box: 27 Folder : 4 National Convention Records (folder 2)
1940
Box: 27 Folder : 5 News clippings: Newsclippings and newspapers concerning the Socialists and the war from The Socialist Call1941,  The Tribune(England) 1940,  The New Leader1941.
1940-1941
Box: 27 Folder : 6 Positions (pro, anti) on World War II; SP, including the text of Norman Thomas' speech at Madison Square Garden, May 24, 1941; Letters and statements of prominent socialists against the SP's anti war position, particularly Alfred Baker Lewis, Paul Porter, Arthur McDowell, Jack Altman.
1940-1941

Subseries IV:K: The Socialist Party: 1942 present

Scope and Content Note

This section includes a variety of materials: National Convention Papers and election propaganda from the 1940's; bulletins issued by "left wing" tendencies within the party; Hammer and Tongs, 1940-1946 (incomplete); literature of the Conference of American Progressives, 1946, the National Educational Committee for a New Party, 1946-1947, and the North Dakota Non Partisan League; minutes of the National Executive Committee, 1943-1945, and of the National Action Committee, 1943-1946; and SP statements on the war and the Marshall Plan. A few files are devoted to articles and notes on Norman Thomas.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 28 Folder : 1 North Dakota Non-Partisan League
1956
Box: 28 Folder : 2 Socialist Party Papers Contents include: Appeal to the President of Mexico on behalf of left wing refugees, 1942; Statements of the "Committee on Socialist Perspectives", 1943, together with Perspectives, bulletin of the "Committee on Socialist Perspectives", 1943; Miscellaneous National Convention Papers, 1942; Report of the New York State S.P. Convention, June, 1942; Newark, New Jersey, S.P. branch statement on the war, 1942; Miscellaneous National Convention Papers, 1944; Election material, 1944; Miscellaneous National Convention Papers, 1946; Report of Norman Thomas' statement on war, 1945; S.P. statement on the San Francisco conference and on the Marshall Plan; "Toward a Revolutionary Organization" by Jim Dinsmoor, 1945 ?; "To the Left" by Harry Kantor, a discussion of intra party politics; Letters and statements concerning third party efforts 1944 1947, particularly the Conference of American Progressives, April 1946, and National Education Committee for a New Party, 1946 1947
1942-1947
Box: 29 Folder : 1 Minutes: National Action Committee
1943-1946
Box: 29 Folder : 2 Minutes: National Executive Committee
1943-1945
Box: 29 Folder : 3 Socialist Party Papers & Clippings
1940s-1950s
Box: 29 Folder : 4 Thomas, Norman: Articles and Notes
undated

Subseries IV:L: International Socialism

Scope and Contents note

Articles, clippings and publications concerning Social Democratic Parties and Social Democratic influence in the labor movement since World War II. Some background information on the first and second Internationals, and the roots of socialism in England and France. The emphasis is on Europe, particularly England, France, Germany and Austria, but there is also information on Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 30 Folder : 1 Bandung: Nationalities, Nationalism
1956-1957
Box: 30 Folder : 2 British Labor: World War II, Ideology
1941-1943
Box: 30 Folder : 3 CIO: Formal Ideology
1956-1957
Box: 30 Folder : 4 European Socialism: Socialist International, post-WWII
1953-1956
Box: 30 Folder : 5 Labor
1935 , 1952-1956
Box: 30 Folder : 6 Nasser: Suez Adventure / Middle East
1956
Box: 30 Folder : 7 New Zealand Labour Party
1955
Box: 30 Folder : 8 Political Socialism / Radicalism - French Socialist Party
1952
Box: 30 Folder : 9 Politics, Europe - Italian Socialism
1952
Box: 30 Folder : 10 Radicalism, Socialist Parties, Socialist International Revival, post-WWII
1951-1954
Box: 30 Folder : 11 Radicalism/Social Movements: The First International; History of the Internationals
1954
Box: 31 Folder : 1 Social Movements. Post-War: Austrian SP - Changes in Party Structure
1954
Box: 31 Folder : 2 Social Movements. Post-War: German SP - Changing Ideology
undated
Box: 31 Folder : 3 Socialism, Europe: French Socialist Party, Pre WWI
1947
Box: 31 Folder : 4 Socialism, Europe: New Roads (Documents)
1952
Box: 31 Folder : 5 Socialist International, Third Congress: Asia, Colonialism, etc.
1953
Box: 31 Folder : 6 Social Movements - Ideology - Asia and the West
1953
Box: 31 Folder : 7 Socialist Parties, Asia
1954
Box: 31 Folder : 8 Socialist Party, Austria - Civil War
1934
Box: 31 Folder : 9 Socialist Parties, France
1955-1958
Box: 31 Folder : 10 Socialist Parties, Great Britain
1954
Box: 31 Folder : 11 Socialist Parties, Great Britain: Fabianism, Dilemmas of Power
1949-1955
Box: 31 Folder : 12 Socialist Parties, India - Factionalism
1916 , 1954-1958
Box: 31 Folder : 13 Socialist Theory, Revisions: Fabianism (Great Britain)
1952

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Series V: Princeton Conference on Socialism and American Life

Scope and Content Note

Daniel Bell was one of the participants in the Conference on Socialism and American Life held at Princeton University, 1946-1947. His contribution to the Conference, "The Background and Development of Marxian Socialism in the United States," was published in Socialism and American Lifeedited by Donald D. Egbert and Stow Persons (Princeton University Press, 1952). This section of the collection contains the conference guide and the manuscript of Marxian Socialism..." along with relevant notes and articles.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 32 Folder : 1 Conference guide for the Conference on Socialism and American Life held at Princeton University, 1946 1947 (Includes typescripts of papers delivered)
undated
Box: 32 Folder : 2 Daniel Bell: "The Background and Development of Marxian Socialism in the United States." MS, later published in Donald D. Egbert and Stow Persons (eds.) Socialism and American Life, Princeton University Press, 1952.
undated
Box: 33 Folder : 1 Marxian Socialism: Correspondence and Clippings
undated
Box: 33 Folder : 2 Marxian Socialism: Chapter III
undated
Box: 33 Folder : 3 Marxian Socialism: Chapter IV
undated
Box: 33 Folder : 4 Marxian Socialism: Chapter VIII
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 1 Marxian Socialism: Chapter VI
undated
Box: 34 Folder : 2 Marxian Socialism: Chapter VI: Research materials
undated

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Series VI: Communist Party and its Relations with the American Labor Movement

Scope and Contents note

The material in this part of the collection is primarily concerned with Communist Party activity in the labor movement during the 1920s and 1930s. There are several historical essays on CP development; a short study of the left wing in American trade unions, 1921-1925; and a history of the Party in the Food Workers Industrial Union. These studies in manuscript are supplemented by articles from communist and labor journals concerning CP labor policies and factional disputes and, in some cases, lengthy interviews with leading figures. Extensive reading notes on the political left and on communist influence in labor, particularly in the needle trades and in coal, and notes on CP minutes complete the section. The minutes are from the Political Committee, 1925-1928; the Trade Union Educational League and the Trade Union Unity League; the Trade Union Committee of the Central Executive Committee, 1923-1927; and a Party Conference, 1930.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 35 Folder : 1 Volume I
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 2 Volume II
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 3 Volume III
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 4 Volume IV
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 5 Volume V
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 6 Volume VI
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 7 Volume VII
undated
Box: 35 Folder : 8 Volume VIII
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 1 Carpenters Union
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 2 Chicago, Role of as Radical Center
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 3 Coal Mining Industry: Trade Union Committee of TUC (includes Foster reports)
1927
Box: 36 Folder : 4 Communist International. 2nd Congress : Syndicalist Issue
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 5 Communist International. 3rd Congress : Discussion of Union Question (in German)
1921
Box: 36 Folder : 6 CPUSA Agitprop Dept. Instructions [from Browder file]
1929
Box: 36 Folder : 7 CPUSA 8th Convention. Documents and Correspondence
1934
Box: 36 Folder : 8 Draft of Economic Article/Attack on Lovestone [from Browder file]
1929
Box: 36 Folder : 9 IWW Role within/Communications with PROFINTERN [from Browder file]
1922-1923
Box: 36 Folder : 10 National Training School. Jan-Mar 1934, Report on
1934
Box: 36 Folder : 11 Needle Trader[from Browder file]
1929
Box: 36 Folder : 12 Political Committee Secretariat Minutes (source: Gitlow copies). Includes Letters to/from Communist International on organization
1925-1928
Box: 36 Folder : 13 Red Aid, Other CP/CI Material; "Rationalisation in the U.S."
1930
Box: 36 Folder : 14 TUEL/TUUL Minutes, Reports, etc.
1924-1927
Box: 36 Folder : 15 Steel/Packinghouse Campaign of 1919 (ts.)
undated
Box: 36 Folder : 16 Youth Work, Emphasis on [Draft Thesis for the NEC Plenum]
1930
Box: 37 Folder : 1 American Labor Party; Brookwood Labor College; Conference for Progressive Labor Action - articles on
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 2 Brookwood Labor College : Conflict at
1933
Box: 37 Folder : 3 Comintern History [published articles]
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 4 Needle Trades, 1920s: notes on
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 5 Open Letter, 1933 - Transformation of CP
1933
Box: 37 Folder : 6 Radicalism and Musteites; Founding of AWP [clippings]
1930s
Box: 37 Folder : 7 A Short History of the CPUSA [ts, 66 pp]
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 8 TUEL Central Executive Committee - notes on
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 9 TUEL Minutes, 1923-27 - notes on
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 10 TUEL National Committee, 1923-24 - notes on
undated
Box: 37 Folder : 11 TUEL - Programs, Reports, etc.
undated , 1927
Box: 37 Folder : 12 TUEL - "Resolution on the Broadening of…"
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 1 Browder, Earl: Autobiography [notes on]
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 2 Browder, Earl: "The Left-Wing in the American Trade Unions, 1921-1925" [ts, 16 pp]
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 3 Browder, Earl: "Strategy and Tactics of World Communism." [U.S. Senate Internal Security Act testimony]
Oct 6, 1955
Box: 38 Folder : 4 CP Attitude toward Labor, 1919-21 [notes on]
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 5 CP Organizational Conference of 1930 [notes on]
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 6 CP Political Committee Minutes, 1926-27 [notes on
undated
Box: 38 Folder : 7 Foster, William Z. "From Bryan to Stalin." [notes on]
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 1 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 2 Amalgamated Metal Workers
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 3 American Negro Labor Congress
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 4 Bittelman, Alex
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 5 Changing Character of Labor Leadership
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 6 Communist Party of America
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 7 Communist Labor Party
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 8 Communist International
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 9 Communist Control of Labor Unions (Theory)
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 10 The Communist: List of articles on Negroes & Trade Unions
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 11 The Coal Digger
Oct 1928
Box: 39 Folder : 12 Dubinsky, David - Clippings
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 13 Empire in Wood: A History of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters [PhD abstract]
May 1905
Box: 39 Folder : 14 Farmer Labor Party (Chicago, General)
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 15 Farmer Labor Communist Party ( New Republicarticle)
Jul 1924
Box: 39 Folder : 16 Foster, William Z. The Great Steel Strike and its Lessons[excerpts]
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 17 Foster, William Z. Leaves from a Workers Life
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 18 Frey, John - Interviews by William Goldsmith (ts, 63 pp)
Nov 10, 1955
Box: 39 Folder : 19 International Fur & Leather Workers Union
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 20 Labor Age(Brophy)
Nov 1922
Box: 39 Folder : 21 Labor Herald (re Coal)
Dec 1922
Box: 39 Folder : 22 Labor in Politics (MA thesis abstract)
1949
Box: 39 Folder : 23 Labor Unity ; Labor Unity (topic)
1926-1927
Box: 39 Folder : 24 Left Wing Unions
undated
Box: 39 Folder : 25 Lusk Committee Reports
1920
Box: 40 Folder : 1 Manley, Joseph
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 2 Men and Coal(Coleman) excerpts
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 3 National Miners Union
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 4 National Save the Miners Union Committee
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 5 Quill, Michael
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 6 Red International of Labor Unions
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 7 Rochester, Anna: Labor and Coal
1931
Box: 40 Folder : 8 Ruthenberg, C.E.
Oct 1925
Box: 40 Folder : 9 San Francisco General Strike
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 10 Saposs, David: Readings in Trade Unionism
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 11 Socialist Party - Left Wing of
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 12 Transport Workers Union of America
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 13 TUEL (Practice)
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 14 United Mine Workers Journal
Sep 1928
Box: 40 Folder : 15 United Rubber Workers of America
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 16 Workers (Communist) Party
undated
Box: 40 Folder : 17 Zimmerman, Sascha
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 1 Bill Haywood's Book- Notes
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 2 Brophy, John - Interview Notes
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 3 Browder, Earl - Correspondence re Interview
1955
Box: 41 Folder : 4 Browder, Earl - What the Left Wing Has Accomplished
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 5 Browder, Earl - Interview Notes
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 6 Cannon, James P.
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 7 Communism and U.S. Social Structure: Differentiated Vulnerability
undated
Box: 41 Folder : 8 Corker, Charles E.: Some Observations on Study of the Communist Problem (ts., 39 pp)
1954
Box: 41 Folder : 9 CPUSA: Early Years, Views of J.P. Cannon
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 1 Fund for the Republic Project: Karsh, Garman tss
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 2 Fund for the Republic Project: Political Economy, TUEL
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 3 Fund for the Republic Project: Replies to Outlines
1955
Box: 42 Folder : 4 Gitlow, Ben
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 5 Hapgood, Powers
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 6 Howat, Alexander
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 7 Institute of Pacific Relations Hearings (1952): Baldwin Letter to William Z. Foster
1922
Box: 42 Folder : 8 Labor Herald
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 9 Lewis, John L.
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 10 Ralph Chaplin, Wobbly: The Rough and Tumble Story of an American Radical
1948
Box: 42 Folder : 11 Rosenbaum, Arthur (Barbers & Beauty Culturists of America): Interview re NYC CIO Council
undated
Box: 42 Folder : 12 Widick, B.J.: Memo to DB re CP in the Automobile Industry
1956
Box: 43 Folder : 1 Bell, Daniel: Correspondence, Fund for the Republic Project
1956-1957
Box: 43 Folder : 2 Bell, Daniel: Labor Outline, Bibliography, Correspondence (FFR)
1955
Box: 43 Folder : 3 Browder, Earl: American Communist Parties Under Attack
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 4 Browder, Earl: Interviews with Dan Bell and Bill Goldsmith - Notes and Excerpts [thick file]
1955-1956
Box: 43 Folder : 5 Browder, Earl: Relations between the Communist Party and the Communist International(ts, 40 pp - memo for Theodore Draper)
Nov 11, 1955
Box: 43 Folder : 6 The Caligari World of Underground Communism
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 7 Communism and Government (ts.)
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 8 Communist Party, 1919-1924
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 9 Donnelly, Ignatius
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 10 Fund for the Republic Bibliography(work plan, memos, etc.)
1956
Box: 43 Folder : 11 Intelligentsia and Communism; Review of Whitaker Chambers' Witness
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 12 IWW [thick file]
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 13 Labor Movement, US - History, Theory, Jewish Labor
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 14 Melancholy Intermezzo (re 1919)
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 15 Miscellaneous notes
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 16 Needle Trades Bibliography
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 17 Pullman Strike, Eugene Debs
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 18 Radical Mentality - Jack London's The Iron Heel
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 19 The Schooling of Abraham Cahan
1954
Box: 43 Folder : 20 Sinclair, Upton - Memoirs (Institute of Social Studies Bulletin, Rand School)
1952
Box: 43 Folder : 21 Socialist Party, 1919-24
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 22 Syndicalism
undated
Box: 43 Folder : 23 Trotskyism, US - History
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 1 Biographical Sketches Compiled from American Labor Who's Who
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 2 Darcy, Sam: Interview Notes
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 3 Dodd, Bella: School of Darkness[ts of published book]
1954
Box: 44 Folder : 4 Labor Herald: Notes on 1920s Articles
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 5 Miscellaneous Notes (Mine Workers, other)
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 6 Notes from the Stenotype of a CP Conference Mar 31-Apr 4, 1930
undated
Box: 44 Folder : 7 Notes on the Minutes of the National Committee, TUEL
1923-1928
Box: 44 Folder : 8 Notes on the Minutes of the Trade Union Committee of the Central Executive Committee
1925-1927
Box: 44 Folder : 9 Notes on the Minutes of the Political Committee of the C.P.
1926-1927
Box: 44 Folder : 10 Workers Monthly: List of Articles
1924-1927
Box: 45 Folder : 1 Bell, Daniel: The Inner World of American Socialism
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 2 Bell, Daniel: Letter to Max Shachtman re [attached] article in the New International
1955
Box: 45 Folder : 3 Bellamy, Edward
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 4 Class Consciousness / Syndicalism
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 5 De Leon, Daniel / Socialist Labor Party
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 6 Gompers, Samuel
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 7 Introduction - General
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 8 Miscellaneous Notes and Clippings
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 9 The New International: Issues with articles on the history of American Communism/Socialism
1955-1956
Box: 45 Folder : 10 Origins of the Communist Party / Split in the Socialist Party
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 11 Populism
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 12 The Proletarian Party
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 13 Socialist Party, 1900-1912
undated
Box: 45 Folder : 14 Socialist Party. Convention, Apr 1917 - Documents
1917
Box: 45 Folder : 15 Socialist Party - War Position (WWI)
undated
Box: 46 Folder : 1 Reference Queries Correspondence
1946-1947
Box: 46 Folder : 2 Socialist Party: Daniel Bell Correspondence with
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Series VII: Addendum

Scope and Content Note

The 1982 Addendum to the Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement contains material dating from 1900 to 1962, with the bulk of the items falling between 1925 and 1958. The addendum are arranged in a single continuous alphabetical series by folder heading. Folder titles are of two types: (1) subject headings retained from those used by Daniel Bell, and (2) names, derived from the author or interviewee whose material constitutes the folder's contents. A small quantity of miscellaneous publications have been filed with the collection. Most correspondence is filed together with the working documentation to which it relates, but all loose correspondence has been gathered under a folder with that heading. Correspondence of note filed within other files includes communications from Earl Browder (box 51, folder 2), Norman Thomas (box 54, folder 4), and B.J. Widdick (box 54, folder 14). Listed under Daniel Bell are drafts for his various writings. These include chapters from his study, Marxian Socialism in the United States(Princeton, 1967). Also present are extensive manuscript notes by Bell, retained together with printed material relating to them. These materials document Bell's creative process, showing how his writing evolved. Another significant strength of the addendum is the collection of interviews with prominent labor and left political figures. The Congress of Industrial Organizations is the subject of several of the interviews, and of early documentation concerning both it and constituent unions. In addition a series of "discs" have been separated from the collection. (Most of the discs contain notes sent by Bell from Paris in 1957 to the New York based study of the American Left done by The Fund for the Republic, Inc., and transcripts are present.)

Subseries VII:A: Writings; Research Correspondence & Materials.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 47 Folder : 1 Food Workers Industrial Union- Untitled 147 pp. typescript from Faith Denitch
undated
Box: 48 Folder : 1 American Jewish Committee: "Communism in Crisis"
undated
Box: 48 Folder : 2 Bibliographies (Books)
undated
Box: 48 Folder : 3 California C.P. Convention
May 1938
Box: 48 Folder : 4 Cogley Report (HUAC Investigation of)
1956
Box: 48 Folder : 5 Communist Party Finances - The Reporter
Jan 1951
Box: 48 Folder : 6 Communist Party Platform
1921
Box: 48 Folder : 7 Correspondence (David Riesman, et al)
1952-1957
Box: 48 Folder : 8 Correspondence re Tamiment Institute Purchase of Fund for the Republic Collection
1959
Box: 48 Folder : 9 Denitch, Faith : Correspondence
1958
Box: 48 Folder : 10 Goldsmith, William : Clippings
1950s
Box: 48 Folder : 11 Goldsmith, William : Correspondence
1956-1958
Box: 48 Folder : 12 Jewish War Veterans
undated
Box: 48 Folder : 13 Miscellaneous Notes
undated

Subseries VII:B: Writings; Research Correspondence & Materials.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 49 Folder : 1 Aaron, D. Men of Good Hope. Review by Daniel Bell.
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 2 American Federation of Labor. (publications)
1941-1956
Box: 49 Folder : 3 Bell, Daniel. Chapter V. "Fission, Fusion, and Faction."
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 4 Bell, Daniel. Chapter VI. "The Golden Age." (1/2)
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 5 Bell, Daniel. Chapter VI. "The Golden Age." (2/2)
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 6 Bell, Daniel. Chapter XI. "Playboys."
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 7 Bell, Daniel. Chapter XII. "In Dubious Battle."
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 8 Bell, Daniel. Chapter XIII. "The Days of Sere and Yellow Leaf . "
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 9 Bell, Daniel. Marx Lenin Chapter Notes.
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 10 Bell, Daniel. "Labor's New Men of Power."
1953
Box: 49 Folder : 11 Bell, Daniel. "Language of Labor."
undated
Box: 49 Folder : 12 Bell, Daniel. "The New Economy."
1955
Box: 50 Folder : 1 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes and Materials. (found as a unit)
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 2 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes and Materials. (found as a unit)
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 3 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes and Materials. (found as a unit)
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 4 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes and Materials. (found as a unit)
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 5 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes, miscellaneous.
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 6 Bell, Daniel. Working Notes on Unions.
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 7 Brophy, John (CIO): Interview by William Goldsmith
undated
Box: 50 Folder : 8 Browder, Earl. Interviews by D. Bell and W. Goldsmith (1/2)
Jun 1955-Aug 1955
Box: 50 Folder : 9 Browder, Earl. Interviews by D. Bell and W. Goldsmith (2/2)
Jun 1955-Aug 1955
Box: 50 Folder : 10 Browder, Earl. Marx and America (galley proofs)
1958
Box: 51 Folder : 1 Browder, Earl. "Relations Between the Communist Party of America and the Communist International."
ca.1956
Box: 51 Folder : 2 Browder, Earl. Review of P. Selznick , The Organization Weapon
1952
Box: 51 Folder : 3 Bundenz, Louis F. Men Without Faces(excerpts)
1948
Box: 51 Folder : 4 Carey, Jim. Interview (27 October 1955)
1955
Box: 51 Folder : 5 Chaplin, Ralph. Wobbly. Review by Daniel Bell.
1948
Box: 51 Folder : 6 Congress of Industrial Organizations (printed material)
1937
Box: 51 Folder : 7 Congress of Industrial Organizations (printed material)
1938
Box: 51 Folder : 8 Congress of Industrial Organizations (printed material)
1946-1948
Box: 51 Folder : 9 Congress of Industrial Organizations: Public Workers Expulsion. (typescript)
1950
Box: 51 Folder : 10 Congress of Industrial Organizations: Rubber Workers. (notes and interview)
undated
Box: 51 Folder : 11 Communism, New Party Line, U.S. Labor. (clippings)
1953
Box: 51 Folder : 12 Communist Party of the United States of America. House Un American Activities Committee Report.
1938
Box: 51 Folder : 13 Communist Party of the United States of America (publications and notes)
1938
Box: 51 Folder : 14 Communist Party of the United States of America (publications and notes)
1939
Box: 51 Folder : 15 Communist Party of the United States of America (publications and notes)
1940
Box: 51 Folder : 16 Communist Parties, U.S.A., General, Labor. (publications)
1948-1955
Box: 51 Folder : 17 Communist Parties, Western Europe, Strategy, Labor movements. (publications)
1939-1953
Box: 51 Folder : 18 Correspondence to and from Daniel Bell.
1951-1959
Box: 52 Folder : 1 Debs, Eugene Victor (clippings and notes)
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 2 De Leon, Daniel. (typescript) (1/2)
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 3 De Leon, Daniel. (typescript) (2/2)
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 4 Economics, Collective Bargaining, Wage Theory, Impact of Unions. (typescripts) (1/2)
1947-1954
Box: 52 Folder : 5 Economics, Collective Bargaining, Wage Theory, Impact of Unions. (typescripts) (2/2)
1947-1954
Box: 52 Folder : 6 Fleischer, Henry (C.I.O.). Interview.
Oct 20, 1955
Box: 52 Folder : 7 Fey, John (AFL). Interview by William Goldsmith.
Nov 10, 1955
Box: 52 Folder : 8 Goldin, Clint. Interview.
Oct 26, 1955
Box: 52 Folder : 9 The Autobiography of William D. Haywood: Review by Daniel Bell.
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 10 Hillman, Sidney. (typescript)
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 11 Hillquit, Morris. (clippings and notes)
1932-1934
Box: 52 Folder : 12 Hoan, Daniel W. (Mayor of Milwaukee). (clippings and notes)
1933-1936
Box: 52 Folder : 13 Kornfeder, Joseph Zack. (notes)
undated
Box: 52 Folder : 14 Leites, N.C. "The Third International and its Changes of Policy..."
1942
Box: 52 Folder : 15 Meany, George (typescript)
1953-1955
Box: 53 Folder : 1 Merrill, Lewis Cawan (notes)
undated
Box: 53 Folder : 2 Mobilization, Politicking, Wilson, Labor (article and notes)
undated
Box: 53 Folder : 3 National Maritime Union of America. (publication)
undated
Box: 53 Folder : 4 Needle Trades (publications)
1927-1953
Box: 53 Folder : 5 Needle Trade Workers Industrial Union. (publications)
1928-1929
Box: 53 Folder : 6 Non Partisan League of North Dakota. (notes)
1947
Box: 53 Folder : 7 Norris, George W. (Nebraska Senator). (speeches)
1925-1933
Box: 53 Folder : 8 Passaic, New Jersey Strike, Trade Union Line. (typescript)
1925
Box: 53 Folder : 9 Political Sociology, Radicalism, Theory of Factionalism. (article and notes)
undated
Box: 53 Folder : 10 Pressman, Leo (CIO). Interviews.
1955-1956
Box: 53 Folder : 11 Productivity. (publications)
1940-1959
Box: 53 Folder : 12 Publications, miscellaneous.
1944-1960
Box: 53 Folder : 13 Radical Sects, U.S.A., (clippings and notes)
1930s
Box: 53 Folder : 14 Saposs, David. Interview.
Oct 20, 1955
Box: 53 Folder : 15 Schlesinger, Arthur M., Jr. "What About Communism?"
1949
Box: 53 Folder : 16 Scottsboro: Non Partisan Labor Defense League Pamphlet.
undated
Box: 53 Folder : 17 Social Movements, Radicalism, Trotskyism, Cannon - We Have Split. (1/2) (publications)
1953-1954
Box: 53 Folder : 18 Social Movements, Radicalism, Trotskyism, Cannon - We Have Split. (2/2) (clippings)
1953-1954
Box: 54 Folder : 1 Socialist Party election results (notes)
1900 , 1912
Box: 54 Folder : 2 Socialist Party U.S.A., (publications and notes)
1950s
Box: 54 Folder : 3 Syndicalism, France, England, Relations with Communist Party. (notes)
undated
Box: 54 Folder : 4 Thomas, Norman (typescripts)
undated
Box: 54 Folder : 5 Trade Union Education League (minutes)
1927
Box: 54 Folder : 6 Union Attitudes: Productivity, Technological Change (publications)
1953-1962
Box: 54 Folder : 7 Unions, miscellaneous (publications)
1943-1956
Box: 54 Folder : 8 Unions: Race Relations, Union Policy (publications)
1953
Box: 54 Folder : 9 Unions: White Collar, Engineering Unions, Labor (publications)
1949-1954
Box: 54 Folder : 10 United Furniture Workers of America (proceedings)
1939-1954
Box: 54 Folder : 11 United Office and Professional Workers of America Pproceedingsand clippings)
1938-1947
Box: 54 Folder : 12 United Steel Workers (Dave McDonald). (typescript)
1956
Box: 54 Folder : 13 United States Government Labor Force, Trends in Public Employment. (publications)
1953
Box: 54 Folder : 14 Widick, B.J. Memo on the Communist Party. (typescript)
1958
Box: 54 Folder : 15 Zimmerman, Charles. Files item list.
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 1 Almond Interviews. Transcript.
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 2 Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. [3 Discs transferred to Sound Archives]
1921-1924
Box: 55 Folder : 3 Discs - Browder Interviews. [Discs transferred to Sound Archives]
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 4 Discs [Discs transferred to Sound Archives] & Miscellaneous notes {re Browder, etc.}
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 5 [Discs transferred to Sound Archives]
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 6 [Discs transferred to Sound Archives]
undated
Box: 55 Folder : 7 Duplicates
1940s-1950s
Box: 55 Folder : 8 Duplicates
1955
Box: 55 Folder : 9 Originals of photocopied materials
undated

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