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Socialism

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Collections related to communists, socialists, and the American radical left.

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Alliance Against Women's Oppression records

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00699
Overview International women of color organization, Welfare rights activists, Reproductive rights and Women's health advocates. The Records are primarily related to the Bay Area Chapter of the Alliance and contain documents that articulate and demonstrate the challenges of developing a revolutionary mass organization through position and discussion papers, drafts, and publications produced by the Alliance. There is abundant documentation of the processes of coalition and social investigation that AAWO...
Dates: 1980-1989

Anne Burlak Timpson papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00241
Overview Communist Party official, Labor organizer. Papers include include correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, interviews, audiovisual materials, and an unfinished autobiography. Subject and organization files are a boon to anyone interested in the history of the Communist Party of the U.S.A. (CPUSA), U.S.-Soviet relations, and peace and justice organizations. Timpson's indictments under the Smith and McCarran Act are well documented, as are other U.S. Communists who...
Dates: 1886-2003; Majority of material found within 1912-2003

Betty Millard papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00673
Overview Betty Millard was a writer, political and labor activist, and photographer. She was involved in Communism and Marxism and was interested in global social justice. Millard was the author of Woman Against Myth, a key feminist seminal that examined the history of the women’s movement in the United States, in the socialist movement, and in the USSR. The papers document Millard's personal and professional life. It includes writings and photos by, about, and...
Dates: 1911 - 2010

Communism, socialism, and radical left politics collection

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00452
Overview Includes printed materials, correspondence, journals and organizational records documenting women's involvement in socialist and communist movements in the United States, United Kingdom, and internationally. Individuals represented include Ella Reeve Bloor, Adeline Champney, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Dolores (Pasionaria) Ibarruri, Zelda Kahan, Rosa Luxembourg, Betty Millard, Kate Richards O'Hare, Anna Louise Strong, and Clara Zetkin.
Dates: 1891-1998

Dorothy Kenyon papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00085
Overview Lawyer, feminist, judge, and political activist. The Kenyon collection illuminates the continuity of social activism around such issues as race, class, poverty, and gender from the 1930s-60s. Topics reflected include worldwide suffrage; abortion rights; minority legal rights; the Equal Rights Amendment; and civil rights. Materials include writings, speeches, organizational records, photographs, memorabilia, and audio tapes of interviews and speeches. Significant correspondents include: Bella...
Dates: 1850 - 1998

Ella Reeve Bloor papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00019
Overview Labor organizer, radical, Socialist, and Communist. Papers illuminate Bloor's experiences as labor organizer, her work for the Socialist and Communist parties, her support for the Daily Worker, women's rights, and other causes. Materials include pamphlets, speeches, writings, photographs, and clippings. Correspondents include Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Bill Haywood, and other notable radicals.
Dates: 1890-1979; Majority of material found within 1910-1940

Emma Goldman papers

 Collection — Box 1: [310183630044419]
Identifier: SSC-MS-00064
Overview The collection contains the papers for Russian American anarchist Emma Goldman, including typed letters and fragments to friends, printed speeches, and pamphlets on anarchism and prison experiences.
Dates: 1911 - 1936

Eve Hinderer papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00403
Overview Feminist; Anarchist; Bisexual; founding member of New York Radical Women in New York City, 1960s. The Eve Hinderer Papers contain journals and diaries, correspondence, email, writings, clipppings and photographs.
Dates: 1967-2012 (ongoing)

Helen Tufts Bailie papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00009
Overview Social reformer and radical. Bailie's extensive journals document her experimentation with anarchism, vegetarianism, companionate marriage and daily life during two World Wars. The collection also documents the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) blacklisting controversies; the ''Red Scare'' of the 1920s; the fight to repeal the Teacher's Loyalty Oath in Massachusetts; and the W.B. Shearer controversy on naval disarmament. Individuals represented in the collection include DAR president,...
Dates: 1864 - 1959

Industrial conferences, circa 1926-1946

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 104, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous industrial conference material in addition to correspondence and reports from the Continental Congress for Workers and Farmers. Industrial conference materials include suggested by-laws for Industrial clubs, bulletins of conference resolutions, summaries of discussion groups and lectures, a work manual for conference secretaries and leaders, and other conference reports and summaries. Conferences address organizational matters, workers rights and treatment, education of workers,...
Dates: circa 1926-1946

Jessie Lloyd O'Connor papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00254
Overview Jessie Lloyd O'Connor was a journalist, social reformer and political activist. She worked as a reporter for Federated Press. Her extensive writings, notes, and correspondence document the labor strikes she covered in Kentucky and North Carolina and her work on civil rights, civil liberties and women's rights. O'Connor served and supported numerous progressive organizations, including the American League Against War and Fascism and the ACLU. Other materials include family biographical files;...
Dates: 1823 - 1989

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 109, microdex: 4
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically with Buffalo, New York appearing first and Akron, Ohio through Brooklyn, New York in alphabetical order following. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor...
Dates: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 109, microdex: 5
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Canton, Ohio through Muncie, Indiana. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. Material relating to Harlan, Kentucky...
Dates: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 109, microdex: 6
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Nashville, Tennessee through Rochester, New York. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. An example of works found here...
Dates: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 109, microdex: 7
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Saginaw, Michigan through Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work.
Dates: 1928-1943

Labor cases, 1928-1943

 File — Box 2: Series 2; Series 3, Reel: 110, microdex: 1
Scope and Contents Case studies and records of labor issues arranged alphabetically by city or town covering Winston-Salem, North Carolina through Youngstown, Ohio. Materials include overviews of conflicts and negotiations, suggested actions, resolutions, recommendations for conflict management, and other documents. In addition, materials may address union disputes, internal conflicts regarding policies and labor activities, anti-union efforts, and other matters relating to labor work. In addition, materials may...
Dates: 1928-1943

Margaret Wooster Curti papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00038
Overview Professor and psychologist. Creator of a successful pre-school program at the Peoples' Institute in Northampton, Massachusetts, which evolved into a laboratory for Smith College's child psychology classes. Papers also depict family life in Nebraska and Northampton. Materials include correspondence, research, writings, photographs, scrapbooks, and artwork.
Dates: 1898-1963

Martha Ackelsberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00644
Overview Martha Ackelsberg is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor Emerita of Government and Professor Emerita of the Study of Women and Gender at Smith College. Born in 1946 in New York City to Socialist Zionist parents, Ackelsberg earned a bachelors degree in social studies from Radcliffe College, and a masters and doctorate degrees in political philosophy from Princeton. While at Princeton, she explored anarchist theories of justice in Godwin, Bakunin and Kropotkin, and her dissertation focused on...
Dates: 1929 - 2014

Marxist-Feminist Group records

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: SSC-MS-00787
Overview Founded in the early 1970s by several women dissatisfied with the sexist treatment they received as members of the Union of Radical Political Economists, the Marxist-Feminist Group reflected the radical politics and increasingly radical feminism of its founders. The collection contains Marxist-Feminist Group biographies and meeting materials, including notes, presentations, publications, articles, and mailing lists.
Dates: 1973-2000

Mary Metlay Kaufman papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00300
Overview Lawyer, professor, and political activist. Major themes reflected in the papers include international law, anti-communism, civil rights, the anti-Vietnam war and anti-nuclear movements. The papers also document Kaufman's close associations with other prominent civil rights attorneys and her involvement in international war crimes tribunals. Material includes trial records and research; correspondence; published and unpublished writings; speeches; and teaching materials.
Dates: 1917 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1946-1986

Mary van Kleeck papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00165
Overview Social reformer, Lecturer, Social researcher, Writer, Social worker. Papers include correspondence, biographical material, clippings, speeches, writings, research notes, subject and organization files, primarily from van Kleeck's professional life. There is a significant amount of material relating to Smith College, her work in social and charitable agencies such as ACLU, National Woman's Party, Bryn Mawr Summer School for Student Workers, Hospites (a refugee rescue organization), the Women's...
Dates: 1883-1972

Susan Rosenberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00713
Overview Author; Poet; Political activist; Prison reformer; Educator. Papers are primarily associated with her sixteen years in prison (1984-2001) and include correspondence, legal documents, photographs, poetry and essays written by Rosenberg, course work, her Master's thesis, and syllabi for courses she taught while incarcerated. Of particular interest are the personal journals she kept during her time in prison.
Dates: 1966 - 2002

Theresa Carr papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00748
Overview Theresa Carr was an activist and became involved in numerous political activities during her lifetime. Her papers include correspondence, journals, poetry, photographs, minutes, pamphlets, fliers, and organizational records. Also included is a significant amount of personal papers, political materials, and photographs related to Carr's long time lover, Alessandra Nichols.
Dates: 1920 - 2014

Tucker Pamella Farley papers

 Collection
Identifier: SSC-MS-00676
Overview Author; Labor organizer; Lesbian activist; Professor, English; Professor, Women's Studies. The papers contain materials from her academic career and study groups. Most material is related to Marxist Feminist Group 1 (MF 1) which include an extensive amount of discussion notes, minutes, planning materials, and publications. The group's topics ranged significantly over the years, and have included socialism, homophobia, racism, and postmodernism. Some records also exist of her participation in...
Dates: 1969 - 2010