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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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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 22, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect updated administrative information and title  , July 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Reavis, Dick J.
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 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

Subject Organizations

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

Subject Topics

  • Women communists -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Open for research without restrictions.

Use Restrictions

Information generated by the Department of Justice is in the public domain. Users need not secure permission from the Tamiment library to publish or reproduce materials in this collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Donated by Dick J. Reavis, August 17, 2009 and November 30, 2009. The accession numbers associated with these gifts are 2009.063 and 2009.097.

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