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Guide to the American Reactionary Political Ephemera. Collection 1939-1950

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

American Reactionary Political Ephemera. Collection

Dates:

1939-1950

Size:

0.5 linear feet (1 box)

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

This collection contains ephemera pertaining to American reactionary politics from 1939 to 1950. Included are newspaper clippings, flyers, pamphlets, postcards, newsletters, notes, and other similar pieces of ephemera covering topics such as anti-Semitism, communism, isolationism, nationalism, racism, fascism, and other issues related to ultraconservative social, religious, and economic movements.

Information on Use

Access

The collection is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: American Reactionary Political Ephemera. Collection, [Box #, Folder #], Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library.

Scope Note

This collection contains ephemera pertaining to American reactionary politics from 1939 to 1950. The bulk of the collection dates from 1944 to 1946. Included are newspaper clippings, flyers, pamphlets, postcards, newsletters, notes, and other similar pieces of ephemera covering topics such as anti-Semitism, communism, isolationism, nationalism, racism, fascism, and other issues related to ultraconservative social, religious, and economic movements. The collection contains ephemera produced by conservative and liberal individuals or groups. Materials are arranged alphabetically by subject or name.

Related Resources

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Political Pamphlets. Collection

Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Box 1   Folder 1

America Preferred, Carl H. Mote, 1944

Box 1   Folder 2

Anderson, Charles J., Jr., 1944

Box 1   Folder 3

Anti-Semitism - Council for Democracy, 1945

Box 1   Folder 4

Anti-Semitism - "The Fourth Book of Ike," undated

Box 1   Folder 5

Anti-Semitism - Gentile Co-operative Association, 1944-1945

Box 1   Folder 6

Anti-Semitism - National Committee Against Persecution of the Jews - Pamphlets, undated

Box 1   Folder 7

Anti-Semitism - Newspaper clipping, 1945

Box 1   Folder 8

Anti-Semitism - "The Protestant," 1944

Box 1   Folder 9

Business Men's Committee, 1944

Box 1   Folder 10

Catholicism, 1944-1946

Box 1   Folder 11

Chicago Committee to Defend America, undated

Box 1   Folder 12

Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination - Postcard, undated

Box 1   Folder 13

Chicago Tribune - Criticism, 1944-1945

Box 1   Folder 14

Clippings - General, 1944 and undated

Box 1   Folder 15

Communism - American Women Against Communism, 1942-1943 and undated

Box 1   Folder 16

Communism - Rep. Fred E. Busbey, mailing, 1944

Box 1   Folder 17

Communism - Constitutional Educational League, Inc., 1940

Box 1   Folder 18

Communism - James J. Cusack, Alderman - Handbill, 1939

Box 1   Folder 19

Communism - Spiritual Mobilization, Inc., 1949 and undated

Box 1   Folder 20

Constitutional Americans - Postcard, 1944

Box 1   Folder 21

Evangelism, 1944-1948

Box 1   Folder 22

Executives' Club of Chicago - Executives' Club News, 1939-1946

Box 1   Folder 23

Fascism, 1944-1945

Box 1   Folder 24

Friends of Democracy, Inc. 1944-1949

Box 1   Folder 25

General election, 1944

Box 1   Folder 26

Government form, satirical, undated

Box 1   Folder 27

Isolationism - American Action, 1946

Box 1   Folder 28

Isolationism - America First Committee, undated

Box 1   Folder 29

Isolationism - American First Party, 1944 and undated

Box 1   Folder 30

Isolationism - American Nationalist Party, 1945

Box 1   Folder 31

Isolationism - American Nationalists Committee of Independent Voters, 1944

Box 1   Folder 32

Isolationism - Citizens USA Committee, 1944

Box 1   Folder 33

Isolationism - Committee of Veterans, undated

Box 1   Folder 34

Isolationism - "Last Plea for Europe," Oswald Garrison Villard, undated

Box 1   Folder 35

Isolationism - Lumbermens Mutual Casualty Company, Upton Close broadcasts, 1944

Box 1   Folder 36

Isolationism - Peace Now, 1944

Box 1   Folder 37

Isolationism - Smith, Gerald L. K., 1944-1945

Box 1   Folder 38

Women's League for Political Education, undated

Box 1   Folder 39

Labor, 1945

Box 1   Folder 40

Miles, Captain Edward, undated

Box 1   Folder 41

"Money," 1946

Box 1   Folder 42

Notes, General, undated

Box 1   Folder 43

Racism - "An Appeal to Negro Womanhood," Eddene G. Graham, undated

Box 1   Folder 44

Racism - Clippings, 1943-1944

Box 1   Folder 45

Racism - "The Struggle Against 'Christian' Hatred in Detroit," Merrill Otis Bates, undated

Box 1   Folder 46

Racism - White Circle League, 1950

Box 1   Folder 47

Racism - Woodlawn Property Owners' League, 1944

Box 1   Folder 48

"We, the Mothers" - Clippings, undated

Box 1   Folder 49

World Government - American United for World Organization, 1945

Box 1   Folder 50

World Government - Dumbarton Oaks Conference, 1944

Box 1   Folder 51

World Government - Rep. Clare E. Hoffman speech, 1943

Box 1   Folder 52

World Government - Newspaper clippings, 1945 and undated