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Guide to the George Breitman Papers
||George Breitman Papers
||George Breitman was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1916. After working in the Civilian
Conservation Corps, and the Works Progress Administration, he joined the Trotskyist
movement and became a founding member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in 1938.
The Militant and served in World War II. In the 1960s, Breitman assumed responsibility for the
SWP's Pathfinder Press and edited
Writings of Leon Trotsky, 1929-1940, and wrote
Malcolm X Speaks (1965). The Papers contain biographical items, correspondence, articles, various
materials pertaining to his political activities and to the history of U.S. and international
||36.0 linear feet in 33 manuscript boxes, 4 record cartons, and one folder.
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||Materials are in English.