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Guide to the Dick J. Reavis Freedom of Information-Privacy Acts (FOIPA) Request Files on Mildred McAdory TAM 514

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Dick J. Reavis Freedom of Information-Privacy Acts (FOIPA) Request Files on Mildred McAdory
Dates: 1940s-ca.1960
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: TAM 514

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Historical/Biographical Note

Mildred McAdory, known as Mildred Edelman, was apparently a member of the Communist Party, USA who was active in the Southern Negro Youth Congress. In 1943 she was arrested for violating segregation ordinances on a Birmingham, Alabama city bus.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains FBI files on Mildred McAdory, known as Mildred Edelman, principaly after she moved to New York City. The files were received in two accessions, the second containing photocopies of many photographs of McAdory and others.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • McAdory, Mildred

Subject Organizations

  • Southern Negro Youth Congress
  • United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation

Subject Topics

  • Women communists -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

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 1940s-ca.1960, are expected to enter the public domain in 2080.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Dick J. Reavis in 2009. The accession numbers associated with these gifts are 2009.063 and 2009.097.

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