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Guide to the Barbara Kopple Collection on the Peekskill Riots TAM 307

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Hillel Arnold, Margaret Fraser

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 14, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Source - dnr: Stanley, Jeffrey
Title: Barbara Kopple Collection on the Peekskill Riots
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-1999
Dates [bulk]: 1949-1981
Abstract: Assembled by filmmaker Barbara Kopple in preparation for two feature-length films, the collection documents two Paul Robeson concerts in August and September of 1949 to benefit the Civil Rights Congress and the anti-Communist/anti-radical riots by civilians that took place in reaction to the concerts (preventing the first one from actually taking place). The collection includes administrative files related to the film projects; scripts; subject files, clippings and correspondence; and a small number of artifacts and ephemera related to the riots.
Quantity: 11.75 Linear Feet in 9 record cartons, 3 manuscript boxes, 1 photograph box, and 1 oversize flat box
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM 307