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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on revolutionary ideologies or movements inspired by Marx and advocating the abolition of private property, dictatorship of the proletariat, and gradual disappearance of the state. Present day communist movements are characterized by collective ownership of the means of production and totalitarian, single party governments.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Defense Training and Jobs for Negroes: Our War-Time Responsibility and Opportunity, February 7, 1942

 Book — Box 1, Book: 16
Collection number: MS/134-016
Scope and Contents

National Negro Congress. Defense training and jobs for Negroes: Our Wartime Responsibility and Opportunity. Washington DC: Washington Council, 1942. http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990

Dates: February 7, 1942

Freedom is Everybody's Job!: The Crime of the Government Against the Negro People, 1949

 Book — Box 1, Book: 1
Collection number: MS/134-001
Scope and Contents

This booklet is a portion of Crockett's summation to the jury in the 1948 trial of eleven communist leaders who were tried under the Smith Act for organizing as a Communist party. Crockett, originally from Florida, was a crusading Civil Rights lawyer. He was also a Representative from Michigan. (description by seller)

Dates: 1949

Study Outline, History of The American Negro People, 1619 - 1918, 1939

 Book — Box 1, Book: 9
Collection number: MS/134-009
Scope and Contents

This book was published by a book shop that was affiliated with the Communist Party USA. The book is organized as a series of lessons on African-American history for use in workshops and classes. This is the first printing. Which is somewhat scarce compared to the second printing. Interesting and important study of American blacks some twenty years before the Civil Rights movement. (description by seller)

Dates: Event: 1619 - 1918; 1939

Tampa: Tar and Terror, 1936?

 Book — Box 1, Book: 12
Collection number: MS/134-012
Scope and Contents

Relates the story of the November 30, 1935 kidnapping, torture and murder of Joseph Shoemaker, and kidnapping and torture of other members of the Modern Democrats political organization, who were assisting cigar factory workers in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Shoemaker died 9 days later in a Tampa hospital. The police and others involved in the kidnappings were reported to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: 1936?