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Guide to the Richard Winger "Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986" Manuscript TAM 341

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Richard Winger "Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986" Manuscript
Dates [inclusive]: 1988
Abstract: This typescript, approximately 250 leaves, was compiled in 1988 by Richard Winger of San Francisco, Calif., from official election returns and the Communist Party press. It lists, by year, national, state, and local candidates for public office who publicly represented themselves as communists, whether or not they were so identified on the election ballot.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet 1 Box
Call Phrase: TAM 341

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Historical/Biographical Note

This typescript, approximately 250 leaves, was compiled in 1988 by Richard Winger of San Francisco, Calif., from official election returns and the Communist Party press.

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Scope and Content Note

This typescript lists, by year, national, state, and local candidates for public office in partisan and non-partisan elections who publicly represented themselves as communists, whether or not they were so identified on the election ballot. The listings including the following information: office sought, candidate's name, votes received, percentage of votes received.

Arrangement

The pages are organized chronologically by year, and within each year, alphabetically by state.

The files are grouped into one series:

Missing Title

  1. I, Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Winger, Richard
  • Gerson, Deborah

Document Type

  • Typescripts.

Subject Organizations

  • Communist Party of the United States of America

Subject Topics

  • Elections -- United States -x History -y 20th century -v Statistics.
  • Third parties (United States politics) |v Statistics.
  • Communism -- United States -v Statistics.

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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 1988, are expected to enter the public domain in 2108.

Preferred Citation

Published citations should take the following form:

Identification of item, date; Collection name; Collection number; box number; folder number;
Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012, New York University Libraries.

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

Simon W. and Sophie Gerson Papers (TAM 330)

Richard Winger Progressive and Radical Political Parties Collection (TAM 560)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated by Deborah Gerson in 2005 with the Simon W. and Sophie Gerson Papers, TAM 330. The accession number associated with this collection is 2005.003.

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Container List

Series I: Communist Party Candidates for Public Office, 1921 to 1986, 1988

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 Title Page, Introduction, Table of Contents
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 2 Candidates: 1920s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 3 Candidates: 1930s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 4 Candidates: 1940s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 5 Candidates: 1950s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 6 Candidates: 1960s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 7 Candidates: 1970s
1988
Box: 1 Folder : 8 Candidates: 1980s
1988

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