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Guide to the Richard Winger: "Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986" Manuscript TAM.341

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Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Winger, Richard
Title: Richard Winger: "Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986" Manuscript
Dates: 1988
Abstract: This typescript, approximately 250 leaves, was compiled in 1988 by Richard Winger of San Francisco, Calif., from official election returns and the Communist Party press. It lists, by year, national, state, and local candidates for public office who publicly represented themselves as communists, whether or not they were so identified on the election ballot.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Mixed materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: TAM.341

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Historical/Biographical Note

This typescript, approximately 250 leaves, was compiled in 1988 by Richard Winger of San Francisco, Calif., from official election returns and the Communist Party press.

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Scope and Content Note

This typescript lists, by year, national, state, and local candidates for public office in partisan and non-partisan elections who publicly represented themselves as communists, whether or not they were so identified on the election ballot. The listings including the following information: office sought, candidate's name, votes received, percentage of votes received.

Arrangement

The pages are organized chronologically by year, and within each year, alphabetically by state.

The files are grouped into one series:

  1. I, Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Winger, Richard

Document Type

  • Typescripts.

Subject Organizations

  • Communist Party of the United States of America.

Subject Topics

  • Communism -- United States -v Statistics.
  • Elections -- United States -x History -y 20th century -v Statistics.
  • Third parties (United States politics) |v Statistics.

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Administrative Information

Provenance

Separated from the Simon W. Gerson Papers, 2005.

Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the:
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 998-2630
Fax: (212) 995-4225
E-mail: peter.filardo@nyu.edu

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.

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

Simon W. Gerson Papers (Tamiment 330).

Richard Winger Progressive and Radical Political Parties Collection (TAM 560)

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Container List

Series I: Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Title Page, Introduction, Table of Contents
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Candidates: 1920s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Candidates: 1930s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Candidates: 1940s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Candidates: 1950s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Candidates: 1960s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Candidates: 1970s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Candidates: 1980s
1988

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