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Mildred McAdory FBI Files TAM.514

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Title: Mildred McAdory FBI Files
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 note

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. PLEASE DIRECT FURTHER INQUIRES TO: peter.filardo@nyu.edu

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • McAdory, Mildred
  • Reavis, Dick J.

Subject Organizations

  • Southern Negro Youth Congress.

Subject Topics

  • Women communists -- United States.

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Administrative Information


Donated by Dick J. Reavis, August 17, 2009; November 30, 2009.

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