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Guide to the Communist Party of the United States of America Records TAM.132

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630
tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jillian Cuellar, Peter Filardo, Stephanie Bennett, Margaret Fraser, Nancy Ng Tam, Hester Goodwin Stanley, Maggie Schreiner, Daniel Reisner, Michelle Dean, and Hanan Ohayon (March 2012). Edited to include accessioned materials, May 2014

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 24, 2019
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include Jim West files from 2014 accession Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect incorporation of audio/visual and photographic materials Edited by Heather Mulliner to include 2018 accertion Edited by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2018 accretion  , February 2017 , October 2017 , May 2018 , April 2019

Access Points

Subject Names

  • Bloor, Ella Reeve, 1862-1951
  • Brandt, Joseph, 1909-1997
  • Bussi de Allende, Hortensia
  • Browder, Earl, 1891-1973
  • Davidow, Mike
  • Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
  • Davis, Benjamin J. (Benjamin Jefferson), 1903-1964
  • Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
  • Dennis, Eugene, 1905-1961.
  • Diskin, Lou
  • Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
  • Flynn, Elizabeth Gurley
  • Ford, James W., 1893-1957
  • Foster, William Z., 1881-1961.
  • Frankfeld, Philip
  • Gates, John, 1913-
  • Gerson, Simon W.
  • Hall, Gus
  • Hoover, J. Edgar, (John Edgar), 1895-1972
  • Licht, Mary
  • Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich, 1870-1924
  • Meyers, George A.
  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957
  • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
  • Mitchell, Charlene, 1930-
  • Minor, Robert, 1884-1952
  • Patterson, William L. (William Lorenzo), 1890-1980
  • North, Joseph
  • Perlo, Victor
  • Perry, Pettis.
  • Schneiderman, William
  • Shields, Art, 1888-
  • Ruthenberg, Charles E. (Charles Emil), 1882-1927
  • Thompson, Robert George, 1915-1966.
  • Trachtenberg, Alexander, 1884-1966.
  • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953.
  • Tyner, Jarvis
  • Winter, Helen, 1908-2001
  • Lumer, Hyman
  • Weinstone, William W. (William Wolf), 1897-1985
  • West, James , 1914-2005
  • Winston, Henry, 1911-1986.
  • Winter, Carl, 1906-1991
  • Green, Gil, 1906-
  • Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003.
  • Bridges, Harry, 1901-
  • Bechetti, Arnold
  • Bittelman, Alex, 1890-1982
  • Andrews, Bill, 1937-
  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
  • Albertson, William, 1910-

Document Type

  • Manuscripts
  • Personal papers.
  • Oral histories (document genres)
  • Organization files.
  • Notebooks.
  • Notes.
  • Minutes (administrative records).
  • Memorandums.
  • Membership lists.
  • Memoirs
  • Printed ephemera.
  • Press releases.
  • Photocopies.
  • Personnel records.
  • Scrapbooks.
  • Typescripts.
  • Legal documents.
  • Speeches.
  • Interviews.
  • Fliers (printed matter)
  • Essays.
  • Correspondence.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Bulletins.

Subject Organizations

  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
  • Civil Rights Congress (U.S.).
  • Communist Party of the United States of America (Calif.).
  • Communist International.
  • Communist Party of the United States of America (New York).
  • Daily Worker (New York).
  • Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.).
  • Daily World (New York, N.Y.).
  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union.
  • Jefferson School of Social Science (New York, N.Y.).
  • International Publishers.
  • National Lawyers Guild
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
  • People's weekly world (New York, N.Y.).
  • People's Daily World (New York, N.Y.).
  • United States. Congress. House. |b Committee on Un-American Activities
  • Political Affairs Magazine (New York, NY).
  • Reference Center for Marxist Studies.
  • United States. Internal Security Act of 1950.
  • Young Communist League of the U.S.
  • Black Panther Party
  • United States. Subversive Activities Control Board.
  • Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.
  • Vilnis.
  • W.E.B. Du Bois Clubs of America.
  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • Young Workers Liberation League
  • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Committees of Correspondence (U.S.)
  • American Federation of Labor.

Subject Topics

  • Libraries and communism -- United States.
  • Communism -- United States.
  • Communism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
  • Communism -- Spain -- History.
  • Communism -- Soviet Union.
  • Communism -- New York (State).
  • Communism -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Communism -- Cuba.
  • Communism -- China.
  • Communism -- California.
  • Communism -- History.
  • Communism and music -- United States.
  • Communism and literature -- United States.
  • African American communists.
  • African Americans and labor unions.
  • Party discipline -- United States.
  • Newspaper publishing -- United States.
  • New Left -- United States.
  • Minorities -- Civil rights -- United States.
  • Marxism -- History.
  • May Day (Labor holiday) -- United States -- History.
  • Radicalism -- United States.
  • Race discrimination -- United States.
  • Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Mass., 1921.
  • Press, Communist -- United States.
  • Publishers and publishing -- United States.
  • Prisoners -- Correspondence.
  • Political prisoners -- United States.
  • Political cartoons -- United States.
  • Popular fronts -- United States.
  • Political campaigns -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Political activists -- United States.
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939.
  • Socialist parties -- United States.
  • Socialism and youth -- United States.
  • Socialism -- History.
  • Socialism -- New York (State).
  • Socialism -- United States -- 20th century.
  • Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931.
  • Social justice -- United States.
  • Socialism and education.
  • Women's rights -- United States.
  • Working class -- Education.
  • Working class -- United States.
  • Youth movements -- United States.
  • Women and communism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
  • Women communists -- United States.
  • Women socialists -- United States.
  • Student movements -- United States.
  • Subversive activities -- United States.
  • Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- United States.
  • Trotskyism.
  • Labor unions and communism -- United States.
  • Labor unions -- Political activity -- United States.
  • Labor unions and communism -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Labor leaders -- United States.
  • Labor leaders -- New York (State)
  • Journalism, Communist -- United States.
  • Jews -- Political activity -- United States.
  • Jewish radicals -- United States.
  • Jewish communists -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Housing -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Espionage, Soviet -- United States.
  • Elections -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
  • Elections -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Communists -- United States -- Biography.
  • Communists -- United States -- Interviews.
  • Communist trials -- United States.
  • Communism and education -- New York (State)
  • Communism and art -- United States.
  • Communism and culture -- United States.
  • Cold War.
  • Civil rights movements -- United States.
  • African Americans -- Civil rights.
  • Anti-communist movements -- United States.

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century.
  • Russia -- History -- 20th century.
  • Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- International brigades.
  • Soviet Union -- Foreign Relations -- United States.
  • Soviet Union -- History.
  • Soviet Union -- Politics and government.
  • Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
  • Communist countries.
  • Communist countries -- Tours.
  • China -- Politics and government.
  • Chile -- History -- 1970-1973.