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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on March 25, 2021
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Record updated by Rachel Searcy to reflect 2019 accretion  , March 2021

Descriptive Summary

Creator - dnr: Miller, Mitch, 1955-
Title: Mitch Miller Papers on Anarchism and Libertarianism
Dates [inclusive]: 1916-2010
Dates [bulk]: 1970-2008
Abstract: Mitch Miller is a founding member of the Libertarian Workers Group, the Anarchist-Communist Federation of North America, and the Workers Solidarity Alliance. He is active in the Libertarian Book Club, among other libertarian and anarchist groups, and writes for numerous anarchist publications, sometimes under the pen name Mike Harris. The collection consists largely of flyers from anarchist and libertarian groups in the New York metropolitan area. It also includes material produced by foreign anarchist groups, correspondence, newsletters, and clippings.
Quantity: 1.5 Linear Feet in 1 record carton and 1 manuscript box.
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.453

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Biographical Note

Mitch Miller is a founding member of the Libertarian Workers Group, The Anarchist-Communist Federation of North America and the Workers Solidarity Alliance, a political activist group that advocates anarcho-syndicalism and was formerly an affiliate of the International Workers Association. He is active in the Libertarian Book Club, an independent publisher and political organization founded in New York City in the 1940s. The LBC publishes original and translated texts written from various anarchist and syndicalist perspectives and also organizes lectures, panel discussions, and forum events on libertarian socialism. Miller has written for numerous anarchist publications, sometimes under the pen name Mike Harris.

Sources:

  • International Workers Association, "IWA-AIT Secretariat," http://www.iwa-ait.org/ (accessed July 16, 2008).
  • Wikipedia contributors, "International Workers Association," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=International_Workers_Association&oldid=224835166 (accessed July 16, 2008).
  • Wikipedia contributors, "Libertarian Workers' Group," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Libertarian_Workers%27_Group&oldid=205136731 (accessed July 16, 2008).
  • Workers Solidarity Alliance, "From self-managed unionism to a self-managed society," April 2008, http://www.workersolidarity.org/ (accessed July 16, 2008).

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Scope and Contents

The materials in the collection consist largely of flyers from anarchist and libertarian groups in the New York metropolitan area, including the Libertarian Book Club, the Social-Revolutionary Anarchist Federation and the Jewish Anarchist Community. This collection also includes materials from international anarchist organizations such as the International Workers Association and the Syndicalist Workers Federation, from anarchist groups in a wide range of foreign countries, and from libertarian and labor organizations in the United States, such as the Redwing Workers Organization and International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 705, as well as some of Mitch Miller's writings and correspondence.

Arrangement

Organized into one series: Series I: General Files, 1916-2009.

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Miller, Mitch, 1955-

Document Type

  • Correspondence.
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Leaflets (printed works)
  • Press releases.
  • Newsletters.
  • Fliers (printed matter)

Subject Organizations

  • International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
  • Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (Spain)
  • College Workers Association
  • International Workers Association
  • Libertarian Aid for Latin America
  • Libertarian Workers Group
  • Teamsters Local 705 (Chicago, Ill.)
  • SHAD Alliance
  • Syndicalist Workers Federation (Great Britain)
  • Workers Solidarity Alliance

Subject Topics

  • Anarchism -- United States.
  • Libertarian literature -- United States
  • Libertarianism -- United States

Subject Places

  • New York (N.Y.).

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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 1916-2010, are expected to enter the public domain in 2105.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Mitch Miller Papers on Anarchism and Libertarianism; TAM 453; box number; folder number or item identifier; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

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

Interview with Mitch Miller in Lower East Side Oral History Project (Oral History #33)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mitch Miller in 2008. The accession number associated with this gift is 2008.038. Miller donated an accretion to this collection in December 2019; the accession number associated with this gift is 2021.021.

Processing Information

Decisions regarding arrangement, description, and physical interventions for this collection prior to 2021 are unknown. In 2021 an accretion of ephemera produced by the Workers Solidarity Alliance was rehoused and intellectually incorporated into the collection's existing alphabetic arrangement structure.

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Container List

Series I: General Files, 1916-2010.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 A-Infos News Service
2001-2005
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Abrams, Irving: Haymarket Heritage(excerpts)
1989
Box: 1 Folder : 3 The Agitator(Lakebay, Washington): Background Information
1910-1912
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Alternative Libertaire(France): Articles
2005
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Anarchism and Anarcho-Syndicalism: Articles
1916-2003
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Anarchism: Yiddish Sources
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Anarchist Action: Flyers
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Anarchist Communist Union: Flyer
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 9 Anarchist Federation (England): Bulletin
2005
Box: 1 Folder : 10 Anarchist Refusenik (Israeli anarchist): Interview
Jul 2002
Box: 1 Folder : 11 Anarcho-Syndicalist Organizing Committee
1974
Box: 1 Folder : 12 Avrich, Paul: Obituaries
Feb 2006
Box: 1 Folder : 13 Berkman, Alexander: Articles
1916 , 1928 , 1932
Box: 1 Folder : 14 Berkman, Alexander: Biographical Information and Sources
1936 , 1998
Box: 1 Folder : 15 Besnard, Pierre: Research File
2002-2005
Box: 1 Folder : 16 Chicago Anti-Racist Action: Flyer
1999
Box: 1 Folder : 17 Chile Committee for Latin American Resistance: Flyers
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 18 Class Struggle Anarchist Conference (New York, NY): Program
May 2008
Box: 1 Folder : 19 College Workers Association: Constitution
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 20 College Workers Association: Flyers
1970-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 21 College Workers Association: General
1970-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 22 College Workers Association: Newsletter
Mar 1973-May 1973
Box: 1 Folder : 23 Committee to Aid Giovanni Marini: Flyers
1970-1979
Box: 1 Folder : 24 Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT, Spain): Articles
1976-1977
Box: 1 Folder : 25 Confederación Nacional del Trabajo (CNT, Spain): Sinews(newsletter)
1984-1987
Box: 1 Folder : 26 Detroit L&R [Love and Rage]: "Towards a Fresh Revolutionary Anarchist Group"
1999
Box: 1 Folder : 27 Direct Mail and Textile Locals: "Fight Back Program: A Rank and File View"
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 28 District 65, United Automobile Workers: Sunweave Linen Shop, Minutes and Notes
1981-1984
Box: 1 Folder : 29 Döhring, Helge: Syndicalism and Anarcho-Syndicalism in Germany(pamphlet)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 30 Dollinger, Sol: Obituary
2001
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Ebner, Michael H.: "The Passaic Strike of 1912 and the Two I.W.W.s" ( Labor History)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 32 La Fédération anarchiste de Rio de Janeiro
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 33 Fleshin, Simon: Research File
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 34 Freie Arbeiter Shtimme: Clippings, Correspondence with Ahrne Thorne, ys
1976-1977
Box: 1 Folder : 35 Glaberman, Martin: "The Dodge Revolutionary Union Movement ( International Socialism)
Apr 1969
Box: 1 Folder : 36 Goldman, Emma: Articles by
1925-1936
Box: 1 Folder : 37 Harris, Mike (pen name of Mitch Miller): Articles
1982-1983
Box: 1 Folder : 38 Harris, Mike (pen name of Mitch Miller): Talks
1985-1992
Box: 1 Folder : 39 Industrial Union Caucus in Education: Newsletter
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 40 Industrial Workers of the World: Industrial Worker(clippings)
undated , 1970
Box: 1 Folder : 41 Industrial Workers of the World, Metal and Machinery Workers Industrial Union No. 440: Sources
1994
Box: 1 Folder : 42 Industrial Workers of the World, Metal Mine Workers Industrial Union No. 800: Sources
2007
Box: 1 Folder : 43 Industrial Workers of the World, New York Branch: Flyers
1972-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 44 Industrial Workers of the World, New York Branch: Newsletter
1972-1980
Box: 1 Folder : 45 Industrial Workers of the World: Sources
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 46 Industrial Workers of the World, Tacoma Members: Flyers
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 47 Industrial Workers of the World, Twin Cities General Membership Branch: Flyers
2006 , 2008
Box: 1 Folder : 48 Industrial Workers of the World, Twin Cities General Membership Branch: The Organizer
Mar 2006-Dec 2007
Box: 1 Folder : 49 International Anarchist Communist Anti-FTAA Declaration (Quebec)
2001
Box: 1 Folder : 50 International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Anarchist Workers Group: Flyers
1925-1927
Box: 1 Folder : 51 International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union: Articles (Communists in the ILGWU)
1922-1951 , 1994
Box: 1 Folder : 52 International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union: Sources
2006
Box: 1 Folder : 53 International Working Men's Association: Sources
2005
Box: 1 Folder : 54 International Workers Association: Contacts
2001
Box: 1 Folder : 55 International Workers Association: 18th Congress (Bordeaux, France) - Directories, Reports
Apr 1988
Box: 1 Folder : 56 International Workers Association: News Service(internal bulletin)
Feb 1987-Jun 1987
Box: 1 Folder : 57 International Workers Association: Principles, Aims and Statutes
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 58 International Workers Association: Solidarity Federation (England)
2007
Box: 1 Folder : 59 International Workers Association: Sources
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 60 International Workers Association: Statement of Principles (Russian language)
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 61 Jewish Anarchist Community: Flyers
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 62 Jewish Anarchist Group (Montreal): Research File
2007
Box: 1 Folder : 63 Jewish Liberation Socialist Group: Flyer
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 64 Jewish Socialists: Articles
1922-1995
Box: 1 Folder : 65 Kreuger, Karl: Obituary
1999
Box: 1 Folder : 66 League for the Revolutionary Party: Socialist Voice(newsletter)
1982-1983
Box: 1 Folder : 67 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Background Information
2004
Box: 1 Folder : 68 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Clippings
1980-1984
Box: 1 Folder : 69 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Conference Bulletin
Oct 1982
Box: 1 Folder : 70 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Contacts
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 71 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Correspondence
1981-1985
Box: 1 Folder : 72 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Flyers
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 73 Libertarian Aid for Latin American Workers: Minutes
1982 , 1984
Box: 1 Folder : 74 Libertarian Book Club: Flyers
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 75 Libertarian Communists: Articles
1974-1975
Box: 1 Folder : 76 Libertarian Conference (New York, NY): Articles
1938-1939
Box: 1 Folder : 77 Libertarian Socialist Federation (Australia): Libertarian Socialist(newsletter)
1976
Box: 1 Folder : 78 Libertarian Socialist Federation (North America): Statement of Principles, Selected Bibliography
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 79 Libertarian Socialist League: Flyers
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 80 Libertarian Workers Group: Flyers
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 81 Libertarian Workers Group: Minutes
1978-1982
Box: 1 Folder : 82 Libertarian Workers Group: Phelps-Dodge Workers and British Miners' Strike Benefit
1984
Box: 1 Folder : 83 Libertarian Workers Group: Reports to the Congress of the International Workers Association
1979 , 1984-1985
Box: 1 Folder : 84 Libertarian Workers Group: Roger Noel Flyers
1982
Box: 1 Folder : 85 Libertarian Workers Group: Statement of Principles (draft)
1979
Box: 1 Folder : 86 Los Angeles Troquero Collective: Flyer
May 2006
Box: 1 Folder : 87 Lower East Side Anarchist Collective: Flyer
1970-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 88 Lowy, Tom: "Toward a Revolutionary Labor Movement" ( Socialist Forum)
Dec 1970
Box: 1 Folder : 89 McDonald, Ethel: "Revolutionary Syndicalism in Britain" ( One Big Union Monthly)
Mar 1938
Box: 1 Folder : 90 Miller, Mitch: Articles
1970-2008
Box: 1 Folder : 91 Miller, Mitch: Biographical Information
2006, 2009
Box: 1 Folder : 92 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence
2002-2006
Box: 1 Folder : 93 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Federazione dei Comunisti Anarchici (Italy)
2005-2006
Box: 1 Folder : 94 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Freie ArbeterInnen Union (Germany)
1997-2008
Box: 1 Folder : 95 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Revolutionary Socialist League (New York)
1982-1986
Box: 1 Folder : 96 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Solidarity Federation (England)
1999-2006
Box: 1 Folder : 97 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Sveriges Arbetares Centralorgansation (Sweden)
2001-2007
Box: 1 Folder : 98 Miller, Mitch: Correspondence with Zabalaza Anarchist-Communist Federation (South Africa)
2005-2008
Box: 1 Folder : 99 Miller, Mitch: Notes on Jewish Anarchism
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 100 Miller, Mitch: Report on Million Worker March
Oct 2004
Box: 1 Folder : 101 Miller, Mitch: Talks
1993-2008
Box: 1 Folder : 102 Le Monde Libertaire: Clippings
2002-2006
Box: 1 Folder : 103 Mount Olive Pickle Company Boycott (North Carolina): Report
1999-2000
Box: 1 Folder : 104 Needle Trades Workers Action Committee: Flyer
Jun 23, 1981
Box: 1 Folder : 105 Needle Trades Workers Action Committee: Statement on Contract Concessions
1982
Box: 1 Folder : 106 Neither East nor West-NYC: Background Information
1980-1994
Box: 1 Folder : 107 New Trends: Articles re: Carlo Tresca's Death
1945
Box: 1 Folder : 108 New York City Antinuclear Group: Flyers
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 109 New York Gay Anarchists: Flyer
Jun 1981
Box: 1 Folder : 110 New York University Libertarian Student Association: Libertarian Broadside(newsletter)
Dec 2, 1981
Box: 1 Folder : 111 1939-1945: Les camps dont l'on parle et ceux dont On ne parle pas, by "Garga" ( Le Combat Syndicaliste)
Feb 2005
Box: 1 Folder : 112 Ontario (Canada) Anarchist Group
undated
Box: 1 Folder : 113 Organizaçã o Socialista Libertária (São Paulo): Founding Declaration
2006
Box: 1 Folder : 114 Padwee, Michael: Articles
1975-1976
Box: 1 Folder : 115 Persons Unknown Support Group (London): Clippings and Files
1978
Box: 1 Folder : 116 Poland: Anarchist and Libertarian Groups
1972-1985
Box: 1 Folder : 117 Polish Revolutionary Syndicalist Action (ARS): Flyer
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 118 Progressive Miners Union: Research File
1933 , 1995
Box: 1 Folder : 119 Radical Decentralist Project (Students for a Democratic Society Caucus): Resolution
1969
Box: 1 Folder : 120 Rank and File Labor Coalition: Correspondence
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 121 Rank and File Labor Coalition: Flyers
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 122 Rank and File Labor Coalition: Outreach Committee
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 123 Rank and File Labor Coalition: Rank and File Voice(newsletter)
Jun 1980
Box: 1 Folder : 124 Rank and File Labor Coalition: Steering Committee
1980
Box: 1 Folder : 125 Red and Black Anti-War Contingent
Feb 2003
Box: 1 Folder : 126 Redwing Workers Organization: Correspondence, Statements
1976
Box: 1 Folder : 127 Revolutionary Workplace Democracy: Flyer
May 2002
Box: 1 Folder : 128 Rocker, Rudolf: Articles
1936-1938
Box: 1 Folder : 129 Rocker, Rudolf: Research File
1978-2007
Box: 1 Folder : 130 Rossi, Rob (pen name of Tony Pestalozzi): Statements Submitted to Libertarian Workers Group
1980-1989
Box: 1 Folder : 131 Ruta(Spanish Libertarian paper): History
2005
Box: 2 Folder : 1 SHAD Alliance Anarchist Local (New York, NY): Background Information
2004
Box: 2 Folder : 2 SHAD Alliance Anarchist Local (New York, NY): Statement
1980-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 3 Social-Revolutionary Anarchist Federation: Continental Anarchist Conferences
1971-1977
Box: 2 Folder : 4 Socialist Forum: Clippings
1970-1972
Box: 2 Folder : 5 Socialist Labor Party: Suit vs. International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Jun 1979
Box: 2 Folder : 6 Socialist Political Alliance (Korea): Conference
Oct 2006
Box: 2 Folder : 7 Solidarity Collective: Black Flag of Anarchism(zine)
1970-1979
Box: 2 Folder : 8 Solidarity: for Workers Power(England): Clippings
Mar 1967
Box: 2 Folder : 9 Sveriges Arbetares Centralorganisation (Sweden): Sources
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 10 Syndicalist Workers Committee: Background Information
2004
Box: 2 Folder : 11 Syndicalist Workers' Federation: Articles
1994
Box: 2 Folder : 12 Syndicalist Workers' Federation: Direct Action(newsletter)
1905-1951
Box: 2 Folder : 13 Syndicalist Workers' Federation: Internal Bulletin
Dec 1953
Box: 2 Folder : 14 Syndicalist Workers' Federation: World Labour News(newsletter)
1960-1961
Box: 2 Folder : 15 Tabor, Ron: "Obama and Clinton: An Anarchist Perspective"
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 16 Teamsters Local 705 (Chicago, IL): "A Call to Organize: The Jefferson Street Workers and Stewards Council"
[1998?]
Box: 2 Folder : 17 Teamsters Local 705 (Chicago, IL): Flyers
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 18 Teamsters Local 705 (Chicago, IL): Resolutions
1991 , 2000
Box: 2 Folder : 19 Trade Union Unity League: Articles
1929-1931 , 2007
Box: 2 Folder : 20 Unidentified Flyers
1970-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 21 United Libertarian Organizations, Against Fascism and for Support of Spanish Workers: Spanish Revolution
1936
Box: 2 Folder : 22 University Cellar (Ann Arbor, MI): Flyer
1979
Box: 2 Folder : 23 Vanguard Group: Articles
1927-1938
Box: 2 Folder : 24 Weinberg, Chaim: My Social Beliefs(pamphlet)
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 25 Weisbord, Albert: Articles
1931-1934
Box: 2 Folder : 26 Witkop, Milly: Research File
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 27 Workers' Initiative of Anarchist Federation (Poland): Statement
2002
Box: 2 Folder : 28 Workers Solidarity Alliance: "A History of IWW Proposals Concerning IWA Affiliation"
1930-1939
Box: 2 Folder : 29 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Campaign to Aid Nigerian Awareness League
1993
Box: 2 Folder : 30 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Coalition of Immokalee Workers Taco Bell Campaign (Louisville, KY)
2003-2006
Box: 2 Folder : 31 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Constitution
Jun 1989
Box: 2 Folder : 32 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Correspondence
1996 , 2001-2007
Box: 2 Folder : 33 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Flyers
1984-2008
Box: 2 Folder : 44
Box: 2 Folder : 34 Workers Solidarity Alliance: International Secretary's Annual Report
Dec 2, 1992
Box: 2 Folder : 35 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Press Releases
1989-1994
Box: 2 Folder : 36 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Reports
1984-1989
Box: 2 Folder : 37 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Views and Comments(internal discussion bulletin)
1959-1964 , 1999-2001
Box: 2 Folder : 38 Workers Solidarity Alliance: "Where We Stand" (statement of principles)
2008
Box: 2 Folder : 39 Workers Solidarity Alliance: Workers Solidarity(newsletter)
Jun 1905-2004
Box: 2 Folder : 40 Workers Solidarity Movement: Report from Independent Workers Union Conference
Apr 2006
Box: 2 Folder : 41 Yelensky, Boris: Articles
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 42 Yelensky, Boris: Sources
undated
Box: 2 Folder : 43 ZSP Warsaw: Strike (Newsletter) No. 17
Oct 2010

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