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Guide to the Vito Marcantonio FOIA Files TAM 546

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Source - dnr: Lieberman, Donna
Title: Vito Marcantonio FOIA Files
Dates: undated
Abstract: Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), who received his law degree from New York University in 1931, was an American Labor Party leader and U.S. Congressmen representing East Harlem, New York, 1935-1937 (as a Republican), and 1939-1951 (American Labor Party). This collection contains six United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and one U.S. State Department document.
Quantity: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1
Mixed Materials [Box]: 2
Call Phrase: TAM 546

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Historical/Biographical Note

Vito Marcantonio (1902-1954), who received his law degree from New York University in 1931, was an American Labor Party leader and U.S. Congressmen representing East Harlem, New York, 1935-1937 (as a Republican), and 1939-1951 (American Labor Party), who was also known for generally being politically close to the Communist Party (he opposed U.S. entry into the Korean War), and as an advocate for the rights of Italian Americans, Puerto Ricans, and African Americans.

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Scope and Contents

Contains six United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files obtained under the Freedoom of Information Act and one U.S. State Department document, all pertaining to Vito Marcantonio.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Marcantonio, Vito, 1902-1954.
  • Lieberman, Donna

Document Type

  • Government records

Subject Organizations

  • American Labor Party
  • American Labor Party of the State of New York

Subject Topics

  • Radicals -- New York (State) -- New York.
  • Legislators -- United States.

Subject Places

  • East Harlem (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 are expected to enter the public domain in 120 years.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Vito Marcantonio FOIA Files; TAM 546; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

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

Vito Marcantonio Oral Histories (OH 084) contains information about Marcantonio and various associates, including Earl Browder (head of the Communist Party USA from 1934-1945), Brooklyn, N.Y. Congressman Emmanuel Cellar, Eugene Connolly, Leonard "Pop" Covello, Communist Party electoral campaign manager Si Gerson, Ida Hafner, Faye Pasternak, radical writer and literary critic Annette Rubinstein, Peter Sabatino, and Abraham Unger (an attorney who defended U.S. Communists).

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