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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Green, Gil, 1906-
Source - dnr: Green, Gil, 1906-
Source - dnr: Green, Ralph
Title: Gil Green Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-1993
Abstract: Gil Green (1906-1997) was a Communist, a Smith Act defendant, and a prominent figure in the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) through 1991. As a youth, he joined the Young Workers League (later the Young Communist League) eventually becoming its national secretary. From 1941-1945 and again from 1966-1968, Green was head of the Communist Party in New York State and also briefly headed the Party in Illinois. Convicted under the Smith Act in 1949, Green was imprisoned from 1956 until 1961. He left the Party in 1991 and helped to found the Committees of Correspondence. The Gil Green Papers date from 1949 to 1993 and include Green's correspondence, writings, and documentation of his political activities. The collection also contains a large amount of FBI files obtained by Green through Freedom of Information Act requests. These files relate primarily to the FBI's investigations of Green's work with the CPUSA and his prosecution under the Smith Act.
Quantity: 14 Linear Feet in 11 record cartons and 7 manuscript boxes.
Location: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu prior to research visit.
Call Phrase: TAM.095

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Biographical Note

Gil Green (1906-1997), born Gilbert Greenberg in Chicago, the son of working class Russian-Jewish immigrants, was a Communist youth leader in the 1930s, a member of the Communist Party's Politburo, a Smith Act defendant, and the chief figure of a reformist current in the CPUSA through 1991. Green joined the Young Workers League (later the Young Communist League) in 1924, and shortly thereafter, the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA). He rose through the ranks, and in 1932 became national secretary of the YCL, a position he held throughout the decade. As secretary of the YCL he trained a generation of Party cadres and led the League to a position of influence in the 1.7 million-member American Youth Congress. In 1935 he attended the Comintern's Seventh Congress, where he was an advocate for the emerging Popular Front policy. In 1941 Green became head of the Party in New York State, but relinquished the title in 1945 due to his association with ousted Party head Earl Browder. Green later moved to Chicago where he headed the Illinois Party organization. Convicted under the Smith Act in 1949, Green became a fugitive, surrendered in 1956 and was released from jail in 1961. In 1966, Green once again became the head of the New York Party, but resigned in 1968 to protest the CPUSA's endorsement of the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia. He remained an elder statesman and locus of Communist Party reform currents until 1991, when he left the Party and helped to found the Committees of Correspondence, a social-democratic organization.

Works by Gil Green:

  • Marxism and the world today.New York : New York State Committee, Communist Party, n.d. 23 p.
  • Youth confronts the Blue Eagle.New York : Youth Publishers, November, 1933. 29 p.
  • United we stand : for peace and socialism.New York : Workers Library Publishers, 1935. 63 p.
  • Young Communists and the unity of youth.Speech delivered at the 7th World Congress of the Communist International. New York : Youth Publishers, October, 1935. 15 p.
  • Facing the 8th convention of the Young Communist League.Report, delivered Jan. 1, 1937. New York : Young Communist League, n.d.
  • Make your dreams come true.Report to the 8th national convention of the Young Communist League, New York City, May 2, 1937. New York : Workers Library Publishers, June, 1937. 47 p.
  • The truth about Soviet Russia.New York : New Age Publishers, March, 1938. 48 p.
  • America must act now!New York : Workers Library Publishers, November, 1941. 14 p.
  • New York State's wartime election.New York : New York State Communist Party, September, 1942. 24 p.
  • Marxism and the world today.New York : New York State Committee, Communist Party, [1944?]. 23 p.
  • The enemy forgotten.New York, International Publishers [1956]. 318 p.
  • Revolution Cuban style; impressions of a recent visit.New York, International Publishers [1970]. 125 p.
  • Terrorism - is it revolutionary?New York : New Outlook Publishers, 1970. 40 p.
  • The new radicalism : anarchist or Marxist?New York : International Publishers, 1971. 189 p.
  • What's happening to labor.New York : International Publishers, 1976. 305 p.
  • Portugal's revolution.New York : International Publishers, 1976. 99 p.
  • Cuba at 25 : the continuing revolution.New York : International Publishers, 1983. 117 p.
  • Cold war fugitive : a personal story of the McCarthy years.New York : International Publishers, 1984. 275 p.

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Scope and Content Note

The Gil Green Papers date from 1941 to 1993 and contain the correspondence, writings, and FBI files of Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) leader and organizer Gil Green. His papers consist primarily of correspondence and FBI files released through Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Green corresponded with many like-minded communists, ex-communists, other U.S. leftists, historians, and researchers, and much of the correspondence in this collection relates to communist history and radical thought and activity. Several letters relate to Green's support of the Puerto Rican independence movement in the late 1970s and early 1980s. There is a small amount of personal correspondence between Green and his family, including photocopies of Green's correspondence during his five years in prison, 1956-1961. Green's prison correspondence largely consists of letters to his first wife (Lil Green, 1910-1964) and children, but also contains some letters with political associates and attorneys. The collection includes an assortment of unpublished typescripts, notes, and other materials related to Green's political career. Green's writing consist of speeches at Communist Party engagements, political essays and editorials, unpublished typescripts of books by Green and others, and several documents related to the publicity and reception of Green's books. A number of the FBI files in this collection were used by Green in preparation for his memoir, Cold War Fugitive, and were grouped by Green to facilitate his research. Green's FBI files make up the bulk of his collection and document government surveillance of his political activities from the late 1930s through the 1970s. The majority of these files focus on Green's affiliation with the CPUSA, the FBI's hunt for Green between 1949 and 1956, and his prison sentence. FBI files are accompanied by correspondence between Green, his attorney Edward Greer, and federal agencies regarding FOIA requests.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged into four series: Series I. Correspondence, General; Series II. Correspondence, Prison; Series III. Political Activities, Associates, and Writings; Series IV. FBI and Prison Files. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic or creator, with the exception of correspondence in Series II, which is arranged chronologically.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Lebrón, Lolita, 1919-2010
  • North, Helen Oken
  • Green, Lil, 1919-1954
  • Green, Gil, 1906-
  • Engelstein, David
  • Garlin, Sender
  • Healey, Dorothy, 1914-2006
  • Brown, Lloyd L. (Lloyd Louis), 1913-2003
  • Bridges, Harry, 1901-
  • Lens, Sidney
  • Hyndman, Kate
  • Schneiderman, William
  • Toohey, Pat
  • Wofsy, Leon
  • Wellman, Saul
  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
  • Green, Gil, 1906-
  • Green, Ralph

Document Type

  • Memoirs
  • Typescripts.
  • Correspondence.
  • Case files.

Subject Organizations

  • Young Workers League of America
  • United States. |t Alien Registration Act, 1940
  • Young Communist League of the U.S.
  • Communist Party of the United States of America

Subject Topics

  • Revolutionaries -- Puerto Rico.
  • Radicals -- Puerto Rico.
  • Communists -- United States.

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.)
  • Czechoslovakia |x History |y Intervention, 1968.

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Administrative Information

Custodial History

Gil Green donated portions of his personal papers to both the Tamiment Library and the Chicago Historical Society, circa 1980. In 1981 the Chicago Historical Society created photocopies of Green's prison correspondence, which were sent to the Tamiment Library to be included in this collection.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Gil Green, the creator of this collection, were relinquished and transferred to the public domain in date by Ralph Green. These materials are governed by a Creative Commons CC0 license, which permits publication and reproduction of materials accompanied by full attribution. See, https://creativecommons.org/licenses/

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Gil Green Papers; TAM 095; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

A portion of Gil Green's papers are also held at the Chicago History Museum Research Center in Chicago, Illinois. This collection is titled: Gil Green papers [manuscript], ca. 1947-1986. Call number: MSS Lot Green.

The Counterattack Research Files (TAM 148) Series 50, file 33 (0.5 lf), is a compilation of documentation on the Illinois Communist Party, 1946-1950, and on Green's leadership thereof, including reportage and analysis by informants and government agents.

Sender Garlin Letters to Gil Green (TAM 536)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Gil Green, circa 1980 and 1993. The accession number associated with these gifts is 1980.010. In 1981, the Chicago Historical Society sent Tamiment Library two boxes of photocopies of Gil Green's prison correspondence. There is no accession number associated with this gift. Green sent an additional seven boxes of FBI files to the Tamiment Library in 1982. Additional FBI files were presumably sent to Tamiment sometime around 1993. There is no accession number associated with these materials. A letter from Gil Green to Robby Cohen was found in repository in April of 2014 and added to this collection. The accession number associated with this document is 2014.049.

Processing Information

This collection was originally arranged into 5 series. In 2016, materials in Series I through Series III were consolidated and series numbers were updated to reflect this change.

Previously unprocessed materials in Series IV: FBI and Prison Files were processed in 2016. With the exception of a small portion of documents arranged by Green for personal research, these files had not been arranged. Before sending these materials to Tamiment, Green removed thousands of pages labeled "FOIPA Deleted Information Sheets," to reduce bulk, but retained the rest of the files largely as he had received them from the FBI. Titles for these files have been supplied by the archivist based on the FBI's general topic of inquiry; however, topics vary widely within certain files.

Existence and Location of Originals

Original copies of correspondence in Series II: Correspondence, Prison are held at the Chicago History Museum in the Gil Green Papers, MSS Lot Green.

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Container List

Series I: Correspondence, General, 1949-1990. 1 Linear Feet

Scope and Content Note

This series contains correspondence (most incoming, arranged alphabetically) with like-minded communists, ex-communists, other U.S. leftists, historians and other researchers, and is primarily concerned with communist history and with current events, radical thought and activity. There is also some family correspondence. Additionally, several letters relate to Green's support of organized labor and independence movements in Puerto Rico in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Prominent and/or principal correspondents include: Harry Bridges, Lloyd Brown, David Engelstein, Sender Garlin, Dorothy Healey, Kate Hyndman, Lolita Lebron and other Puerto Rican radicals, Sidney Lens, Helen North (his second wife), Paul Robeson Jr., Bill Schneiderman, Pat Toohey, Saul Wellman and Leon Wofsy. Folders labeled "Addendum" were moved into this series in 2016, following the consolidation of materials into Series I and Series II.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Amter, Nell
1978
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Aptheker, Bettina
1971, 1984
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Bender, Stanley
1972-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Boyte, Harry (New American Movement)
1974-1976, 1986
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Bridges, Harry & Nikki
1977-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Brown, Lloyd
1949-1993
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Buhle, Paul
1982-1993
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Cohen, Milt
1991
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Engelstein, David & Mary
1972-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Family and Family History
1980s
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Garlin, Sender
1988-1990
Box: 1 Folder : 12 [Gates], Johnny: Gil Green "critical response to your open letter"
1969 January 17
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Gerson, Si
1987
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Gordon, Max
1983, 1985
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Green, Gil: Housing - Racial Discrimination
1967
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Green, Gil: Letters to Editors
1949, 1973-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Healey, Dorothy
circa 1967-1987
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Historians
1976-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 19 Hyndman, Kate
1973-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 20 Kalter, Rose - re Dave Doran
1976-1978
Box: 1 Folder : 21 Lebron, Lolita
1981 April 10
Box: 1 Folder : 22 Lens, Sidney
1973-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Liveright, Betty and Herman
1979-1985
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Marquit, Erwin (GG to)
1988 July 4
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Mello, Servio (Brazil)
1984
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Miscellaneous
circa 1969-1990
Box: 2 Folder : 1 Navasky, Victor
1982
Box: 2 Folder : 2 North, Helen
1966-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Pajetta, Giuliano (PCI member of Parliament)
1988
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Peck, Sid
1960, 1988
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Puerto Rico - correspondence & FOIA documents
1974-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 5A Richmond, Al
1974-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 5B Robeson, Paul Jr. - GG ltr to
1982 April 14
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Rubin, Danny and Maurice [Spector]
1985, 1989
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Sandy
1987-1990
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Schendel, Herman
1977-1983
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Schneiderman, Bill
1981-1984
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Sennett, William
1978-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Toohey, Pat
1976-1978
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Wellman, Saul
1977-1978, 1991
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Whitman, Alden
1976-1986
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Wofsy, Leon
1985-1992
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Addendum - Englestein, David
1988-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Addendum - Englestein, David Political-Ideological Letters to Gil Green
1981-1987
Box: 3 Folder : 1 Addendum - Garlin, Sender
1988-1989

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Series II: Correspondence, Prison, 1949-1961. 1 Linear Feet

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of copies of (mostly outgoing) letters between Gil Green and members of his family during his time in prison. The majority of the letters are addressed to Green's first wife, Lillian Green, and their children. There are also several letters between Gil Green and his brother Ben. These letters predominantly relate to personal issues, but also touch briefly on political topics in relation to Green's trial and sentence.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 3 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1949
Box: 3 Folder : 3-4 Correspondence
1956 February-April
Box: 3 Folder : 5-6 Correspondence
1956 May-December
Box: 3 Folder : 7-8 Correspondence
1957
Box: 4 Folder : 1 Correspondence
1957
Box: 4 Folder : 2 Correspondence
1958
Box: 4 Folder : 3 Correspondence
1959
Box: 4 Folder : 4 Correspondence
1960
Box: 4 Folder : 5 Correspondence
1961

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Series III: Projects, Activities, Associates, Topics, 1949-1990. 1 Linear Feet

Scope and Content Note

This series contains unpublished typescripts by Green and others, notably James Allen's memoir Marxist Publishing (n.d., 44 pp.), A Labor Revolutionary in Detroit (re Nat Ganley), and Green's 1968 notes on his remarks on Czechoslovakia at the CP's Central Committee meeting thereon; editorial files pertaining to the writing, publication and reception of several of Green's later books, notably his autobiographical  Cold War Fugitive (1984); third party correspondence of several of Green's political friends and associates, notably Lloyd Brown; and a file of Smith Act-related material obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Allen, James - Marxist Publishing(memoir, 44 p. ts)
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Brown, Lloyd - Correspondence with others
1980-1982
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Brown, Lloyd - Letters to the Editor (New York Times)
1959-1980
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Chancey, Martin - The American Left in Disarray(ts, 20 p.)
circa late 1970s
Box: 5 Folder : 4A Chile - Overthrow of Allende
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 4B Foster, notes on - by Arthur Zipser
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 5 Ganley, Ann - Reminiscences
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 6 Ganley, Nat: A Labor Revolutionary in Detroit - a Biographical Monograph by Michael Devereaux Whitty. 22 p.
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 7 Ganley, Nat: Writings - published and unpublished
1953-1957
Box: 5 Folder : 8 Green, Gil: An Aesopian Letter
circa 1949
Box: 5 Folder : 9 Green, Gil: Aristocracy of Labor, for Commission on
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 10 Green, Gil: Contradictions in Developing Socialism (Berkeley - Marxist Scholars Conference)
1987 November 14
Box: 5 Folder : 11 Green, Gil: Cold War Fugitive- correspondence, reviews, etc.
circa 1984
Box: 5 Folder : 12 Green, Gil: Contradictions in Developing Socialism. Berkeley, CA, Marxist Scholars Conference
1987 November 14
Box: 5 Folder : 13 Green, Gil: Cuba at Twenty-Five : the Continuing Revolution correspondence, publicity, reviews, etc.
1980-1985
Box: 5 Folder : 14 Green, Gil: "Curriculum" (for a proposed Marxist school)
circa 1977
Box: 5 Folder : 15 Green, Gil: Czechoslovakia - "Notes on my remarks in Central Committee discussion..."
1968
Box: 5 Folder : 16 Green, Gil: Democracy, the Key to Party Growth
circa 1990
Box: 5 Folder : 17 Green, Gil: If Justice Murphy Took the Stand
1949
Box: 5 Folder : 18 Green, Gil: Reflections on Gus Hall's article
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 19 Green, Gil: Report - New York State CP Committee Meeting
1965 January 28-29
Box: 5 Folder : 20 Green, Gil: Smith Act-related FOIA documents & correspondence
1948-1984
Box: 5 Folder : 21 Green, Gil: Summary of Four Lectures on Glasnost. Berkshire Forum
1987 July 24-26
Box: 5 Folder : 22 Green, Gil: "U.S.A." - lesson plans
undated
Box: 5 Folder : 23 Green, Gil: Thompson, Robert - Remarks at His Re-Burial at Arlington National Cemetery
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 1 Green, Gil: "U.S.A." - Lesson Plans
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 2 Green, Gil: What's Happening to Labor- correspondence, reviews, etc.
circa 1976
Box: 6 Folder : 3 Green, Gil: Writings, Miscellaneous & Notes
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 4 Green, Lil: In Memoriam
undated
Box: 6 Folder : 5 Hall, Gus (re): Reply to the Gus Hall Slander (Japanese CP)
1982
Box: 6 Folder : 6 Harrington, Michael - research file
1980-1985
Box: 6 Folder : 7 Jacques, Jeffrey: "What is Socialism?"
1992
Box: 6 Folder : 8 Myerson, Michael - U.S. Peace Council 10th Anniversary
1989 November 10
Box: 6 Folder : 9 Two Songs for the Exiles (to Gil Green and Henry Winston)
undated

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Series IV: FBI and Prison Files, 1939-1993. 11.5 Linear Feet

Arrangement

This series has been subdivided into three subseries based on the way in which these documents were maintained by Gil Green. Subseries IVA: FOIA Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by federal agency. Subseries IVB: Files Grouped By Green, have been maintained in the order established by Green. Subseries IVC: Files By Topic, are grouped roughly by topic of investigation or FBI office of origin.

Scope and Content Note

This series makes up the bulk of the collection and contains all of the files sent to Gil Green from federal agencies between 1978 and 1991 in response to his numerous Freedom of Information Act requests. They consist of FBI reports, correspondence between bureau offices, transcripts of trial proceedings and testimony, surveillance logs, and copies of documents produced by individuals and organizations under FBI surveillance. A large portion of these files deal with the FBI's hunt for Green between 1951 and 1956. During these years, Green was a political fugitive seeking to escape federal charges for violating the Smith Act. The series also contains a number of FBI files obtained through the efforts of Gil Green's attorney, Edward Greer, and contain FBI files from various regional offices and files on individuals affiliated with Green or the CPUSA between the 1930s and 1970s. FBI files contained in Subseries IVB were grouped by Green in preparation for his 1984 memoir, Cold War Fugitive: A Personal Story of the McCarthy Years. These files are heavily annotated and reflect the various stages of the FBI's campaign against Green. They do not, however, correspond with chapters in his book.

Along with FBI files, Green received several hundred pages of documents from the Bureau of Prisons and Parole Board. These files contain copies of Green's personal notes and correspondence during his time in prison, as well as conduct reports, telephone logs, and parole board paperwork.

Also included among these materials is a small amount of correspondence between Green, his attorney Ed Greer, and various federal agencies regarding Green's FOIA requests between 1975 and 1981, held in Subseries IVA.

Subseries IVA: FOIA Correspondence, 1949-1981. 0.25 Linear Feet

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 1 Bureau of Prisons
1978-1979
Box: 7 Folder : 2 CIA
1978-1979
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Department of Justice
1949-1956, 1978-1979
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Department of State
1979
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Ed Greer
1979-1981
Box: 7 Folder : 6 FBI
1976-1979
Box: 7 Folder : 7 US Parole Commission
1979

Subseries IVB: Files Grouped by Gil Green, 1941-1971. 0.75 Linear Feet

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 8-9 The Family (Book I and II)
1951-1952
Box: 7 Folder : 10-11 The Family (Book III) and Guatemala Story, National Underground
1952-1953
Box: 7 Folder : 12-13 The Hunt: Mistaken Identities, Resumes, and FBI Directives (Book I)
1951
Box: 7 Folder : 14-15 The Hunt: Mistaken Identities, Resumes, and FBI Directives (Book II)
1951-1952
Box: 7 Folder : 16-17 The Hunt: Mistaken Identities, Resumes, and FBI Directives (Book III & Book IV)
1952-1956
Box: 7 Folder : 18-19 The Hunt: Mistaken Identities, Resumes, and FBI Directives (Book IV)
1953-1956
Box: 7 Folder : 20 Surrender & After: Where Was I, Legal & Amnesty, and Rare Book Reviews
1956-1962, 1971
Box: 8 Folder : 1-2 Personal Political Misc
1941-1947

Subseries IVC: Files by Topic, 1925-1980. 10.5 Linear Feet

Scope and Content Note

This subseries contains sets of documents sent to Gil Green from the FBI as a result of his FOIA requests. These files range in size from ten to several hundred pages, and have been retained largely as they were received from the FBI. In some instances, certain pages have been excluded by the FBI. Where these exclusions occurred, the FBI included "FOIPA Deleted Information Sheets." Many sheets, however, were removed by Green to reduce bulk, and it may no longer be apparent where certain content has been omitted.

Files in this subseries were sent to Green from both national and regional FBI offices. They document a wide array of topics related to Green's political activities between the 1930s and 1970s, including: Smith Act trials against members of the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA), the FBI's search for Green and other Smith Act fugitives, Green's surrender to the FBI, Green's five-year sentence at Leavenworth prison, and surveillance of Green after his release. The files contain a variety of documents including: FBI field reports, correspondence between bureau offices, Smith Act trial transcripts, surveillance logs, and copies of documents produced by individuals or organizations under FBI surveillance. Files from regional offices largely relate to CPUSA activities in New York and Chicago. A large portion of these regional files consist of memoranda from the Special Agents in Command (SAC), who managed the FBI regional offices, and contain records of the FBI's surveillance of Green. Other files focus on individuals or organizations associated with Green, but may not relate to him directly. These files touch on a wide array of topics. Titles for these files address the general subject to which they relate, but because some vary so widely, references to certain topics or individuals may be scattered throughout.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 8 Folder : 3-11 Bureau of Prisons and Parole Board
1948-1980
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Bureau of Prisons and Parole Board
1958-1961
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Chicago FBI Office Files - Ben Green
1944-1960
Box: 9 Folder : 3-7 Chicago FBI Office Files - Communist Activity
1946-1959
Box: 9 Folder : 8 Chicago FBI Office Files - Communist Infiltration
1940-1966
Box: 9 Folder : 9 Chicago FBI Office Files - Counterintelligence Program, CPUSA
1943-1962
Box: 9 Folder : 10-11 Chicago FBI Office Files - CPUSA
1946-1956
Box: 9 Folder : 12-14 Chicago FBI Office Files - Gil Green
1949-1965
Box: 9 Folder : 15 Chicago FBI Office Files - Gil Green and Communist Fugitives
1949-1951
Box: 9 Folder : 16 Chicago FBI Office Files - Various Individuals
1944-1949
Box: 9 Folder : 17 Communist Activity - American Youth Congress, Anti-draft Activities, and Other Organizations
1949-1972
Box: 9 Folder : 18 Communist Activity - Chicago Families of Smith Act Victims and CPUSA May Day Rally
1958
Box: 9 Folder : 19 Communist Activity - Civil Rights Congress and Various Individuals
1944-1951
Box: 9 Folder : 20 Communist Activity - Communist Political Association
1945
Box: 9 Folder : 21 Communist Activity - Communist Political Association and Communist Infiltration
1944, 1954-1959
Box: 9 Folder : 22 Communist Activity - Communist Political Association and CPUSA
1944-1945
Box: 9 Folder : 23 Communist Activity - Communist Political Association of New York State
1944, 1966
Box: 9 Folder : 24 Communist Activity - Communist Publications
1938-1944
Box: 10 Folder : 1 Communist Activity - CPUSA and Affiliated Individuals
1956-1965
Box: 10 Folder : 2 Communist Activity - CPUSA, American Youth Congress, and Others (Mid-West)
1945-1951
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Communist Activity - CPUSA National Emergency Convention; Peace Movement
1940, 1967-1968
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Communist Activity - FBI Reports on Communist Trends and National Non-Partisan Committee
1945-1949
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Communist Activity - Fish Committee Report and Investigation of Communist Propaganda
1946
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Communist Activity - Gil Green and World Peace Council
1971-1972
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Communist Activity - Gil Green, Communist Political Association, and Other Groups
1939-1961
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Communist Activity - Gil Green, Young Communist League and Others
1945-1967
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Communist Activity - Individuals and People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
1943-1952
Box: 10 Folder : 10 Communist Activity - Infiltration and Regional Activity
1941-1965
Box: 10 Folder : 11 Communist Activity - National Conference for New Politics and CPUSA National Convention
1967-1969
Box: 10 Folder : 12 Communist Activity - New York Region, Jacob Satchel, and Other Individuals
1942-1949
Box: 10 Folder : 13 Communist Activity - Report on National Peace and Justice Conference
1971 June 25-27
Box: 10 Folder : 14-18 Communist Activity - Various Individuals
1940-1956
Box: 10 Folder : 19-22 Communist Activity - Various Individuals and Regional Activity
1943-1972
Box: 10 Folder : 23-28 Communist Activity - Various Organizations and Individuals
1942-1972
Box: 10 Folder : 29 Communist Activity - Various Regional Offices
1944-1952
Box: 10 Folder : 30 Communist Activity - Vito Marcantonio, New York
1945
Box: 10 Folder : 31 Communist Activity - Young Communist League
1925-1942
Box: 10 Folder : 32 Communist Activity - Young Communist League and Other Groups
1940-1951
Box: 10 Folder : 33 Communist Activity - Young Communist League, Communist Political Association, and Peace Movement
1937-1951
Box: 10 Folder : 34 Communist Activity - Young Communist League and the Youth Movement
1938-1940
Box: 10 Folder : 35 Communist Activity - Young Communist League and Communist Infiltration
1942-1967
Box: 10 Folder : 36 Communist Activity - Young Communist League and Other Organizations
1945-1948
Box: 10 Folder : 37 Communist Activity - Youth Organizations, CPUSA in NY, and Upstate Federation for Peace and Freedom
1941-1956, 1967
Box: 10 Folder : 38 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Anti-War Movement and Political Demonstrations
1941-1972
Box: 11 Folder : 1 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Art Freeman and Doris Corey
1939, 1944
Box: 11 Folder : 2 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Civil Rights Congress
1952-1953
Box: 11 Folder : 3 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Civil Rights Congress and Domanul American
1949-1950
Box: 11 Folder : 4 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Committee to Defend the Bill of Rights and National Partisan Committee
1965-1966
Box: 11 Folder : 5 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Harry Greenberg, World Peace Council, and Other Individuals
1944-1971
Box: 11 Folder : 6 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Langston Hughes and Other Individuals
1947-1951
Box: 11 Folder : 7 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - March on Washington Against the War in Vietnam and Various Individuals
1941-1965
Box: 11 Folder : 8 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Morning Freight Association and Various Individuals
1950-1954
Box: 11 Folder : 9 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - National Conference for New Politics
1967
Box: 11 Folder : 10 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - National Conference for New Politics and Subversive Literature
1937-1965
Box: 11 Folder : 11 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Nationality Groups
1947-1949
Box: 11 Folder : 12 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - New World Review
1970 June-August
Box: 11 Folder : 13-14 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
1945-1950, 1971
Box: 11 Folder : 15 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - People's Coalition for Peace and Justice and Anti-Vietnam Protests
1970-1974
Box: 11 Folder : 16 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - People's Coalition for Peace and Justice, Anti-War Organizations
1939-1971
Box: 11 Folder : 17 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - People's Coalition for Peace and Justice and the Spring Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam
1952-1972
Box: 11 Folder : 18 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - People's Coalition for Peace and Justice , Robert Thompson, and Others
1949-1973
Box: 11 Folder : 19 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Student Movement and National Conference for New Politics
1965-1967
Box: 11 Folder : 20 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Theresa Elrich and Others
1945-1950
Box: 11 Folder : 21-25 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Various Individuals
1944-1969
Box: 11 Folder : 26 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Various Individuals in Chicago, Detroit, and Baltimore
1949-1950
Box: 11 Folder : 27-36 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Various Organizations and Individuals
1942-1972
Box: 11 Folder : 37 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - Various Organizations and Individuals in the North East and Mid-West
1943-1965
Box: 11 Folder : 38 Communist Affiliation and Subversive Activity - William Lazar, Le Roy Hand Wood, and Others
1944-1952
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Communist Infiltration - Progressive Party and International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers
1947-1955
Box: 12 Folder : 2 CPUSA - Brief on Smith Act Investigations and Party Activity at Regional Offices
1948-1968
Box: 12 Folder : 3-10 CPUSA - Brief to Establish Illegal Status
1948
Box: 12 Folder : 11 CPUSA - Buffalo Field Division; People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
1942, 1972
Box: 12 Folder : 13 CPUSA - Chicago Regional Office and Smith Act Trial of National Leadership
1949-1951
Box: 12 Folder : 12 CPUSA - Chicago and Buffalo Offices
1944-1948
Box: 12 Folder : 14 CPUSA - Communist Literature and Party Activities in California
1945-1946, 1960-1965
Box: 12 Folder : 15 CPUSA - Counter Intelligence Program (COINTELPRO)
1950-1963
Box: 12 Folder : 16 CPUSA - Education and Affiliated Individuals
1949-1954
Box: 12 Folder : 17 CPUSA - Espionage and Smith Act Fugitives
1941-1951
Box: 12 Folder : 18 CPUSA - FBI Quarterly Reports
1944-1966
Box: 12 Folder : 19-23 CPUSA - General Subversive Activities
1940-1971
Box: 13 Folder : 1 CPUSA - General Subversive Activities
1948-1956
Box: 13 Folder : 2 CPUSA - General Subversive Activity and American Youth Congress
1944-1963
Box: 13 Folder : 3 CPUSA - General Subversive Activities
1938-1943
Box: 13 Folder : 4-5 CPUSA - Gil Green and Affiliated Individuals
1949-1952
Box: 13 Folder : 6 CPUSA - Gil Green and Anne Green
1949-1975
Box: 13 Folder : 7 CPUSA - Gil Green and National Committee
1968-1971
Box: 13 Folder : 8 CPUSA - Gil Green, National Council, and Affiliated Individual (includes file on Helen O. Green)
1949-1974
Box: 13 Folder : 9 CPUSA - Gil Green and Underground Activities
1949-1953
Box: 13 Folder : 10 CPUSA - National Conventions and Leadership
1944-1967
Box: 13 Folder : 11 CPUSA - National Leadership and National Convention
1942-1961
Box: 13 Folder : 12 CPUSA - Newspaper Clippings
1944-1961
Box: 13 Folder : 13 CPUSA - New York Bureau File
1940-1950
Box: 13 Folder : 14-15 CPUSA - New York Field Division
1942-1944
Box: 13 Folder : 16 CPUSA - New York Field Division (many pages missing)
1944
Box: 13 Folder : 17 CPUSA - New York File
1945-1949
Box: 13 Folder : 18 CPUSA - New York, Quarterly Reports
1951
Box: 13 Folder : 19-20 CPUSA - Regional Offices
1941-1963
Box: 13 Folder : 21-25 CPUSA - Regional Offices and Affiliated Individuals
1941-1976
Box: 13 Folder : 26-27 CPUSA - Reports on Party Leadership
1944-1967
Box: 13 Folder : 28 CPUSA - Reports on National Committee of CPUSA
1946
Box: 13 Folder : 29 CPUSA - Smith Act Trial Reports and Affiliated Individuals
1944-1956
Box: 13 Folder : 30 CPUSA - Washington DC and Chicago Field Offices
1950
Box: 13 Folder : 31 CPUSA - Reports on Activity of Party Leadership and Smith Act Defendants
1948-1967
Box: 13 Folder : 32 CPUSA - Youth Matters
1942, 1965-1967
Box: 14 Folder : 1 CPUSA Activity and Affiliated Individuals
1945-1949
Box: 14 Folder : 2 CPUSA and Affiliated Individuals (includes report on People's Coalition for Peace and Justice)
1948, 1971
Box: 14 Folder : 3 CPUSA and the Young Communist League
1941-1952
Box: 14 Folder : 4-8 FBI Clipping Files - Communist Activity
1942-1949
Box: 14 Folder : 9 FBI Clipping Files - Communist Party Leadership and Elections
1942-1943
Box: 14 Folder : 10 FBI Clipping Files - Gil Green and Smith Act Trial
1949
Box: 14 Folder : 11-14 FBI Clipping Files - Smith Act Trial
1947-1949
Box: 14 Folder : 15 Gil Green - Political Activities and FOIA Requests
1976-1980
Box: 14 Folder : 16-17 Smith Act - Seditious Activities of Gil Green
1945-1962
Box: 14 Folder : 18 Smith Act Cases - "Trial of the Twelve"
1949
Box: 14 Folder : 19-21 Smith Act Cases Defendants Amnesty Campaign
1949-1957
Box: 14 Folder : 22 Smith Act Cases Defendants Amnesty Campaign - Gil Green and Henry Winston
1959
Box: 14 Folder : 23 Smith Act Defendants - Gil Green
1944-1951
Box: 14 Folder : 24 Smith Act Fugitives; Communist Activity
1941, 1950-1953
Box: 14 Folder : 25 Smith Act Fugitives - Anticipation of Green's Surrender
1956
Box: 14 Folder : 26-29 Smith Act Fugitives - CPUSA Members
1951-1955
Box: 14 Folder : 30 Smith Act Fugitives - CPUSA Members; People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
1949-1951, 1971
Box: 14 Folder : 31-37 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green
1951-1956
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green and Communist Underground Activities
1953
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green and Henry Winston
1956
Box: 15 Folder : 3-6 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green and Other CPUSA Members
1955-1956
Box: 15 Folder : 7-8 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green in New York City
1951
Box: 15 Folder : 9 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green Surrender to FBI
1956
Box: 15 Folder : 10 Smith Act Fugitives - Gil Green; Green Communist Activity
1944, 1951
Box: 15 Folder : 11 Smith Act Fugitives - Gus Hall; Communist Affiliated Individuals
1944-1953
Box: 15 Folder : 12 Smith Act Fugitives - Reports and Notes Regarding Green's Location
1952-1954
Box: 15 Folder : 13 Smith Act Fugitives - Trial Summary, Contempt of Court, and Communist Subversion
1946-1954
Box: 15 Folder : 14-15 Smith Act Trials - Attorney General Correspondence
1949-1960
Box: 15 Folder : 16-24 Smith Act Trials - Briefs on Trial Proceedings
1948-1949
Box: 16 Folder : 1 Smith Act Trials - Briefs on Trial Proceedings; Communist Infiltration
1949
Box: 16 Folder : 2 Smith Act Trials - Briefs on Trial Proceedings; SAC Memoranda
1949, 1968
Box: 16 Folder : 3 Smith Act Trials - Briefs on Trial Proceedings and Testimony
1949-1950
Box: 16 Folder : 4-5 Smith Act Trials - Clippings
1948-1949
Box: 16 Folder : 6 Smith Act Trials - CPUSA Brief and Evidence Summaries
1948
Box: 16 Folder : 7-8 Smith Act Trials - Evidence Against CPUSA Leaders
1928-1949
Box: 16 Folder : 9 Smith Act Trials - Evidence and Testimony
1942-1949
Box: 16 Folder : 10 Smith Act Trials - Gil Green Testimony
1949
Box: 16 Folder : 11 Smith Act Trials - Henry Winston Testimony
1949
Box: 16 Folder : 12 Smith Act Trials - Jurors
1949
Box: 16 Folder : 13 Smith Act Trials - Opposition
1949-1950
Box: 16 Folder : 14 Smith Act Trials - Prosecution of CPUSA National Board Members
1942-1951
Box: 16 Folder : 15 Smith Act Trials - Testimony and Evidence
1936, 1949, 1967
Box: 16 Folder : 16 Smith Act Trials - Testimony of Yolanda Hall and Edward Joseph Chaka; Other CPUSA Activity
1942-1965
Box: 16 Folder : 17 Smith Act Trials - Vito Marcantonio and Opposition
1949-1951
Box: 16 Folder : 18-20 Smith Act Trials - William G. Cummings and Herbert Philbrick Testimony
1949, 1952
Box: 17 Folder : 1 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (Los Angeles) - Surveillance of Gil Green and CPUSA
1965
Box: 17 Folder : 2 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (Los Angeles) - Surveillance of Gil Green and Political Affairs Forum
1965
Box: 17 Folder : 3 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (Los Angeles) - Surveillance of Gil Green
1967
Box: 17 Folder : 4 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Reports on Articles Written by Gil Green
1972
Box: 17 Folder : 5-6 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Reports on Gil Green and CPUSA
1972-1978
Box: 17 Folder : 7 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Reports on Gil Green and People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
1959-1973
Box: 17 Folder : 8 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Reports on People's Coalition for Peace and Justice and the National Conference for New Politics
1953-1967
Box: 17 Folder : 9-10 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Surveillance of Gil Green
1967-1978
Box: 17 Folder : 11-14 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Surveillance of Gil Green and CPUSA
1941-1968
Box: 17 Folder : 15 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Surveillance Logs and Weekly Reports on Gil Green
1967
Box: 17 Folder : 16 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York) - Weekly Reports on Gil Green
1965-1966
Box: 17 Folder : 17-28 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Buffalo) - Surveillance of Gil Green and CPUSA
1966-1972
Box: 17 Folder : 29 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Buffalo) - Surveillance of Gil Green and Reports on the New Left
1968
Box: 17 Folder : 30 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Chicago) - Reports Regarding Gil Green's Release from Prison
1959-1961
Box: 17 Folder : 31 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Chicago) - Surveillance of Gil Green
1964-1965
Box: 17 Folder : 32 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Chicago) - Surveillance of Gil Green and Reports on Various Activist Organizations
1967-1968
Box: 17 Folder : 33 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles) - Surveillance of Gil Green
1965
Box: 17 Folder : 34 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Los Angeles) - Surveillance of Gil Green and Reports on Smith Act Fugitives
1953-1965
Box: 18 Folder : 1 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Los Angeles) - Surveillance Logs and Weekly Reports on Gil Green
1964-1965
Box: 18 Folder : 2 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York, Philadelphia, and Boston) - Reports on Gil Green and CPUSA
1957
Box: 18 Folder : 3 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (New York and Various Cities) - Reports on Gil Green, CPUSA, and Other Organizations
1958-1959
Box: 18 Folder : 4 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (Various Cities) - Reports on Communist Activities of Gil Green
1963
Box: 18 Folder : 5 Special Agent in Charge Memoranda (Various Cities) - Reports on Gil Green and CPUSA
1956
Box: 18 Folder : 6 Surveillance Log - Gil Green, Joseph Kirschner, and Danny Green
1951-1966

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