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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. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Collection name changed and administrative information updated by Heather Mulliner  , Dec 2014

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
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

Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

The copyright status of materials in this collection is unknown. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original creator of individual items in the collection; these items are expected to pass into the public domain 120 years after their creation. The Tamiment Library is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from this collection.

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. and Sophie Gerson Papers (TAM 330)

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Richard Winger "Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986" manuscript was separated from the Simon W. and Sophie Gerson Papers, TAM 330. The accession number associated with this collection is 2005.003.

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Container List

Series I: Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986, 1988

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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