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Box 3 [F09.284.01.03]

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Contains 17 Collections and/or Records:

About young writers ; Nedrick Young at Carnegie Hall, 1961 September 22

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Scope and Contents Nedrick Young speaks about the effect of the Hollywood blacklist on American writers. Dr. Corliss Lamont, Vice-Chairman of the Emergency Civil Liberties Committee opens the meeting and introduces David Shapiro who explains the case of the 12 Hollywood actors and writers against the Hollywood producers and distributors.
Dates: 1961 September 22

American industrial ballads , 1956 - 1956

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Scope and Contents Peg and awl -- The blind fiddler -- The buffalo skinners -- Eight-hour day -- Hard times in the mill -- Roll down the line -- Hayseed like me -- The farmer is the man -- Come all you hardy miners -- He lies in the American land -- Casey Jones -- Let them wear their watches fine -- Weave room blues -- Cotton mill colic -- Seven cent cotton and forty cent meat -- Mill mother's lament -- Fare ye well, old Ely Branch -- Beans, bacon, and gravy -- The death of Harry Simms -- Winnsboro Cotton Mills...
Dates: 1956 - 1956

Image of Freedom : 20 Years of the CIO, 196?

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Scope and Contents History of the Congress of Industrial Organizations from 1935 to 1955. Written and produced by Hyman Bookbinder ; narrator, Melvyn Douglas; musical arrangement and guitar accompaniment, Joe Glazer; W.C. Chorus, L. Weiner, conductor.
Dates: 196?

Norman Thomas at 80

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Scope and Contents Recorded at a reception given to honor Norman Thomas on his 80th birthday, the album: The very many "children" of Norman Thomas (Playlet, narrated by Robert Ryan, with Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee and Frederick O'Neal) ; Tom Glazer, music; William Ross, director..--Greetings (Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., A. Philip Randolph, Michael Harrington ; Response, Norman Thomas.
Dates: 1934-1979

Songs for a better tomorrow, 1963 - 1963

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Scope and Contents Folk songs sung by Ronnie Gilbert, The Tarriers, and Tommy Makem: Joe Hill -- Solidarity forever -- No Irish need apply -- The mill was made of marble -- Which side are you on? -- Roll the union on -- We shall not be moved -- Sit down -- UAW-CIO -- Song of the guaranteed wage -- All together -- Too old to work -- Automation -- Union maid.
Dates: 1963 - 1963

Speaking personally : Bertrand Russell in conversation with John Chandos, 1961?

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Scope and Contents Interview topics: Childhood and earliest memories -- Life begins at Cambridge -- Eccentrics and personages -- Mr. Gladstone as a public speaker -- Lytton Strachey and family -- Causes and effects of World War I -- Approach of the abyss -- Man's peril and neutrality -- Einstein's last act -- A meeting with Lenin -- Scandal in New York -- Christ versus Christianity -- Mortality and hypocrisy -- Lawrence, Shaw, Einstein, and Conrad -- Background to national greatness -- Original thinking and...
Dates: 1961?

Strike : the Lawrence, Massachusetts textile strike

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Scope and Contents Part of the Viewpoints on American Labor collection (Random House). Side 1: Life in Lawrence -- The "foreigners" -- The strike begins -- Events during the strike -- Side 2: Events during the strike -- The trial of Ettor and Giovannitti -- Perspectives on the past -- The women's strike of 1909. Events of the 1912 textile strike in Lawrence, Mass. is related through eyewitness accounts. Labor leader, Pauline M. Newman, also discusses the 1909 women's strike in New York City's garment district.
Dates: 1934-1979

Union songs [Original talking union & other union songs], 1955 - 1955

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Scope and Contents Pete Seeger, vocal soloist, and the Almanac Singers perform:.We shall not be moved -- Roll the union on -- Casey Jones --Miner's lifeguard -- Solidarity forever -- Join the union -- Hold the fort --Get thee behind me, Satan -- Union maid -- All I want -- Talking union -- Union train -- Which side.
Dates: 1955 - 1955

War ballads U.S.A., 1959 - 1959

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Scope and Contents Hermes Nye performs: Pre revolution -- Why soldiers, why -- 1773 -- Ballad of the tea party -- 1774 -- Free America -- 1777 -- Bennington skirmish -- The revolution -- The battle of Saratoga ; Butternut Hill -- War of 1812 -- Constitution and guerrier ; How happy the soldier -- Post revolution -- Benny Haven -- Mexican war -- Mustang grey -- Civil war -- Saro Jane -- Indian wars -- The regular army, oh -- Philippine insurrection -- The boy's of the thirsty first -- Pre 1918 -- The cavalry...
Dates: 1959 - 1959

Barry Gray Show, 1962 August 13

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Scope and Contents Label: TV-Time Recordings Inc., WMCA, Aug. 13, 1962. 2 albums, 4 sides. Barry Gray was a pioneer in talk radio, specializing in controversial topics.
Dates: 1962 August 13