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Guide to the Red Falcons of America Records TAM 337

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Red Falcons of America Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1932-1938
Abstract: The Red Falcons of America was a socialist organization for children between the ages of eight and fifteen, established ca. 1932, and affiliated with the Socialist Party (U.S.). The collection contains circulars, constitutions, correspondence, flyers, manuals, minutes, newsletters, programs and reports. The bulk of the material is concerned with the Red Falcons' founding, organization, political program, educational activities, plans to establish a summer camp, and relations with the Socialist Party and the Young People's Socialist League, in particular during the period of factional dispute leading up to the 1936 split within the Socialist Party.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: TAM 337

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Historical/Biographical Note

The Red Falcons of America was a socialist organization for children between the ages of 8 and 15, established ca. 1932, and affiliated with the Socialist Party (U.S.).

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains circulars, constitutions, correspondence, flyers, manuals, minutes, newsletters, programs and reports. The bulk of the material is concerned with the Red Falcons' founding, organization, political program, educational activities, plans to establish a summer camp, and relations with the Socialist Party and the Young People's Socialist League, in particular during the period of factional dispute leading up to the 1936 split with the Socialist Party. Notable correspondents include Edna Peters Keller (Red Falcon national chairperson) and SP leaders William E. Bohn and Clarence Senior.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged chronologically.

The files are grouped into one series:

Missing Title

  1. I, Subject Files

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Keller., Edna Peters
  • Bohn, William E.
  • Senior, Clarence Ollson, 1903-1974

Document Type

  • Minutes (administrative records)
  • Correspondence.
  • Reports.
  • Newsletters.

Subject Organizations

  • Socialist Party (U.S.)
  • Young People's Socialist League

Subject Topics

  • Children -x Political activity -- United States.
  • Socialism and youth -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive has no information about copyright ownership for this collection and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from it. Materials in this collection, which were created in 1932-1938, are expected to enter the public domain in 2058.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Collection name; Collection number; 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials found in collection; provenance is unknown. The accession number associated with this collection is 1950.050.

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Container List

Series I: General Files

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Red Falcons of America
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Red Falcons of America
1932
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Red Falcons of America
1933
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Red Falcons of America
1934
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Red Falcons of America
Jan 1935-Feb 1935
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Red Falcons of America
Mar 1935-Jul 1935
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Red Falcons of America
Aug 1935-Sep 1935
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Red Falcons of America
Oct 1935-Dec 1935
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Red Falcons of America
1936
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Red Falcons of America
1938

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