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Intellectual freedom -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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

Petition to the House of Representatives..., 1961-01-02

Identifier: 2006.003.1.OVRSZ 1.7
Scope and Contents List of signers of a petition to eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activites as a Standing Committee. "...We are confident that only a return to constitutional procedures can protect us against subversion without at the same time subverting the very liberties we seek to protect. For two decades the Congress has allowed the Committee to function. For two decades the Committee has condemned individual Americans, has wrecked the lives of some, and has denied them the due process...
Dates: 1961-01-02

Progressive Citizens of America, 1948-03-10

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

Open letter of invitation. "The Northern California Arts, Sciences and Professions Council is presenting Herbert Biberman of Hollywood at a discussion meeting on the subject 'The Crisis in Culture: The Present Attack on Intellectual Freedom'...."

Dates: 1948-03-10


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Identifier: 2006-003-1-2-062.jpg

Subpoena..., 1940s

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

"...YOU are summoned to appear at a hearing of the Hollywood Investigation..." Flyer announcing two meetings with featured speakers, held in Berkeley and San Francisco, California, regaring the probes, investigations, loyalty oaths and witch hunts continuing in the US government.

Dates: Issued: 1940s