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Guide to the Norman Thomas Papers TAM.423

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 Edited by Amy C. Vo to change legacy description about the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II Edited by Rachel Mahre to revise laudatory language in the Biographical Note and Abstract.  , January 2021 , September 2021

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Creator: Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
Source - dnr: Bell, Daniel, 1919-2011
Title: Norman Thomas Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-1969
Abstract: Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884–1968), was an American socialist, pacifist, and author. He was also a six-time presidential candidate for president on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America between 1928 and 1948. The collection contains correspondence, including some in his capacity as co-executive director of the League for Industrial Democracy, unpublished political and biographical writings, biographical sketches of his grandfather, Stephen Mattoon, Daniel Bell's 1954 correspondence with socialist luminaries around the world in preparation for the celebration of Thomas's seventieth birthday, and one typescript each by Broadus Mitchell and Emil Rieve, president of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet in one half manuscript box and shared housing.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.423