Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399, USA

PART III: U.S. SECTION
SERIES I: ATTACKS / RED-BAITING, 1917-CURRENT
 
Scope, Contents & Arrangement

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SERIES I,1: ATTACKS / RED-BAITING, 1917-1949
Box 1 [not on mf] on-site
Attacks (general) on liberals & pacifists, etc.: 1917-1918
Attacks (general) on liberals & pacifists, etc.: 1920-1949
Attacks on Jane Addams (& on WILPF), 1921-1926
Attacks on Lucia Ames Mead, 1927
Attacks on WILPF (general): 1920-1929
Attacks on WILPF (general): Spider-web chart [see also oversize copy (with more information) in Poster Box P7b]
 
Box 2 [not on mf] on-site
Attacks on WILPF (general): 1930-1936
Attacks on WILPF By
American Legion (Monaham Post, Sioux City, Iowa), 1926
American Legion, 1927-1937
Britton, Fred, 1926
Cashman, Joseph, 1926
Daughters of the American Revolution -- blacklist developed by the D.A.R.
Daughters of the American Revolution, 1924-1928
Daughters of the American Revolution -- Virginia Walker correspondence & notes, 1928
Daughters of the American Revolution, 1929-1938, n.d.
[note: 1 folder of material from the Descendents of the American Revolution, formed by D.A.R. dissenters (WILPF women
included), is in this box as well, though it is more about how some women disassociated themselves from the D.A.R. when it was blacklisting people]
Dillings, Elizabeth, 1934
 
Box 3 [not on mf] on-site
Fries, General Amos A., 1923-1924
Industrial Defense Association, 1926-1927 [includes attacks on Rosika Schwimmer]
Jung, Harry, 1928
Marvin, Fred R., 1926-1936 [includes material re: lawsuit filed against him by Rosika Schwimmer]
National Patriotic Council, 1925
National Sojourners, 1930-1931
Philadelphia Inquirer, 1936
National Society for Scabbard and Blade, [1926?]
Attacks on Jane Addams, Mary Wooley, & the teaching of pacifism by: National Society for Scabbard and
Blade, [1928?]
Sorley, Colonel, 1934
Stanley, Herbert W., 1936
Stevenson "Pacifist List," 1919 [Jane Addams included on list]
Welsh, Francis Ralston, 1924-1931
Whitney, Ralph M., 1922-1923
Answers to Attacks
General, 1920s-1941
Answers to Attacks By
Balch, Emily Greene, 1926-1927 [re: WILPF]
Bishop, James L., 1932 [re: WILPF]
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1924-1927
Schrepner, Frank, 1932 [re: WILPF]
Correspondence between WILPF & War Department re: charges against WILPF, 1926
 
Box 4 [not on mf] on-site
Reference Material
Attacks on the National Council for Prevention of War and on Frederick Libby, 1924-1936
FBI investigation of William B. Shearer, 1929-1931
Red Baiters
American Coalition of Patriotic Societies, 1929-1931
American Legion
American Women Against Communism, 1924-1944
Beckwith Company, ca. 1923
Dies Committee, 1940-1941
Easley, Ralph M., and National Civic Federation, 1931-1932
Hearst, W.R., 1935-1936
League for Constitutional Government, ca. 1930s
National Civic Federation, 1934
Navy League, 1915-1918
Sentinals of the Republic, 1924-1926




Series I,2: ATTACKS / RED-BAITING, 1950-current
Box 5 [not on mf] on-site
Attacks (general), 1950-current
Correspondence re: charge that WILPF was communist, 1960
Attack on WILPF by Edgar Bundy, April 1960
Correspondence re: attacks on WILPF, 1968-1969 [file of Glenna Johnson]
Suit by WILPF & others re: FBI surveillance, 1971 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Responses by WILPF to charges of being communist, 1973
Correspondence etc. re: FBI surveillance of WILPF, 1973-1983 [file of Dorothy Steffens; Acc. 97A-27]
Amicus Brief by WILPF, ACLU & others re: FBI surveillance, 1973-1977 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Correspondence re: FBI surveillance, 1975-1981 [file of Melva Mueller]
Admittance by FBI that it monitored peace groups, 1975-1977 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
 
Box 6 [not on mf] on-site
Correspondence with FBI re: government surveillance and destroying of evidence (includes lawsuit against
FBI), 1979-1980 [file of Melva Mueller]
Attack on WILPF & other nuclear freeze groups byWall Street Journal, June 10, 1982 [file of Libby
Frank]
Attacks on WILPF by The Washington Post, Senator Denton, & the State Department, 1982-1983 [file of
Libby Frank]
Attacks on WILPF by The Washington Post, Senator Denton, & the State Department, 1982-1983:
Letters to the Editor; publicity [file of Libby Frank]
Lawsuit against State Department for their designation of WILPF as a communist-front organization, 1983
[file of Libby Frank]
Attacks on WILPF & the peace movement, 1983-1988 [includes correspondence of Libby Frank]
Attacks on WILPF, 1987-1988 [file of Jane Midgley]
Right-wing groups




SERIES I,3: ATTACKS / RED-BAITING -- FBI INVESTIGATION OF WILPF
(photocopies of official FBI documents)
 
Box 7 [not on mf] on-site
Section 1, Serials 1-46: 1921 - May 1924 [2 folders]
Section 2, Serials 47-77: - July 1942 [2 folders]
Section 3, Serials 48-92: - Feb. 1946
Section 4, Series 92-114: - Dec. 1948
 
Box 8 [not on mf] on-site
Section 4, Series 92-114: - Dec. 1948 (cont.)
Section 5, Serials 115-151: 1949-1952
Section 5, Serials 115-151: 1949-1952 (cont.)
Section 6, Serials 152-162: - March 1953
Section 7, Serials 163-187: - April 1954
Section 8, Serials 188-225: - Nov. 1955
Section 9, Serials 226-248: - Feb. 1957
 
Box 9 (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Section 10, Serials 249-290: - Sept. 1958
Serials 1aD-1aG: Investigation of Chicago Branch, ca. 1952-1963
Serials 1aD-1aG: Investigation of Chicago Branch, ca. 1952-1963 (cont.)
 
Box 10 [not on mf] on-site
Section 11, Serials 291-322: - Nov. 1959
Section 12, Serials 323-370; - Sept. 1961 [2 folders]
Section 13, Serials 371-429: - July 1962 [2 folders]
Section 14, Serials 430-468: - Nov. 1962
 
Box 11 [not on mf] on-site
Section 15, Serial 469: - Nov. 1962 (cont.) [2 folders]
Section 16, Serials 470-508: - Sept. 1963 [2 folders]
Section 17, Serials 509-527: - Jan. 1964 [2 folders]
 
Box 12 [not on mf] on-site
Section 18, Serials 528-544: - April 1964 [2 folders]
Section 19, Serials 545-586: - Jan. 1965 [2 folders]
Section 20, Serials 587-595: - March 1965 [2 folders]
Section 21, Serials 596-614: - May 1965
 
Box 13 [not on mf] on-site
Section 21, Serials 596-614: - May 1965 (cont.)
Section 22, Serials 615-626: - July 1965 [2 folders]
Section 23, Serials 627-648: - Nov. 1965
Section 24, Serials 649-656: - Dec. 1965 [2 folders]
Section 25, Serials 657-689: - April 1966
 
Box 14 [not on mf] on-site
Section 25, Serials 657-689: - April 1966 (cont.)
Section 26, Serials 690-710: - Aug. 1966 [2 folders]
Section 27, Serial 711: Aug. 1966
Section 28, Serials 712-749: - April 1967 [2 folders]
 
Box 15 [not on mf] on-site
Section 29, Serials 750-800: - July 1967 [2 folders]
Section 30, Serials 801-825: - Sept. 1967 [2 folders]
Investigation of WILPF demonstration, Euston, Pennsylvania, 1967
Section 31, Serials 826-854: - April 1968 [2 folders]
Section 32, Serials 855-890: - Jan. 1969
 
Box 16 [not on mf] on-site
Section 32, Serials 855-890: - Jan. 1969 (cont.)
Section 33, Serials 891-916: - July 1969
Section 34, Serials 917-953: - Sept. 1969 [2 folders]
Section 35, Serials 954-1039: - July 1970 [2 folders]
Section 36, Serials 1040-1098: - Nov. 1972
 
Box 17 [not on mf] on-site
Section 36, Serials 1040-1098: - Nov. 1972 (cont.)
05/06/1975
Section 37, Serials 1099-?: - Oct. 1975
Serials 1-66: ca. 1942-1952
Serials 67-168: ca. 1958-1960 (2 folders)
Serials 169-246: Aug.-Sept. 1961 [2 folders]
 
Box 18 [not on mf] on-site
Serials 247-316: Sept.-Oct. 1962 [2 folders]
Serials 316-352: April-Oct. 1962 (3 folders)
Serials 353-425: March-Aug. 1963? [3 folders]
 
Box 19 [not on mf] on-site
Serials 426-479: Sept. 1963? - Sept. 1964? [3 folders]
Serials 480-544: Dec. 1964 - May 1965 [3 folders]
 
Box 20 [not on mf] on-site
Serials 545-642: May 1965 - May 1966 [3 folders]
Serials 643-651: - Oct. 1966 [3 folders]
Serials 652-702: Oct. 1966 - May 1968
 
Box 21 [not on mf] on-site
Serials 652-702: Oct. 1966 - May 1968 (cont.) [2 folders]
Serials 702-733: April 1968 - July 1969 [3 folders]
Serials 734-812: Aug. 1969 - Nov. 1973 [3 folders]
 
Box 22 (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Serials 813-??: Feb. 1974 - July 1976
"Exhibits Only," n.d.

 




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