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African American women political activists

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American Labor Party, 1952

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

"Dear Voter: We are your candidates on the American Labor Party ticket for election on November 4th. We are running for office because our people have been betrayed over and over again by tyhe Democratic and Republican Parties...."

Dates: Publication: 1952

An Open Letter to My Sister, Miss Angela Davis, 1970-11-19

Identifier: 2006.003.1.OVRSZ 1.5
Scope and Contents Reprint of James Baldwin's letter to Angela Davis, initially appearing in New York Review of Books. "Dear Sister, One might have hoped that, buy this hour, the very sight of chains on black flesh, or the very sight of chains, would be so intolerable a sight for the American people, and so unbearable a memory, that they would themselves spontaneously rise up and strike off the manacles. But, no, they appear to glory in their chains; now, more than ever, they appear to measure their safety...
Dates: 1970-11-19

Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978

Identifier: 2006-003
Scope and Contents

This archive, and its accompanying library, were acquired by Guy Logsdon, then Library Director, in 1977. It is ascribed to Harold Leventhal, who was a folk music manager, handling such musicians as the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Peter, Paul and Mary and Joan Baez. This archive includes an selection of correspondence of the noted activist Ammon Hennacy as well as biographical materials.

Dates: 1885 - 1978; Majority of material found within 1902 - 1975

"Ruling Clawss" Puppets

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Identifier: 2006-003-1-2-031.jpg

"Ruling Clawss" Puppets, 1937-03-13

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

Flyer announcing a concert and dance sponsored by the Daily Worker (Midwest Office) featuring the Katherine Dunham Dancers and Chicago Reperatory Group's "Ruling Clawss Puppets", Chicago.

Dates: Event: 1937-03-13