Guide to the International Workers Order (IWO) Records

Collection Number: 5276

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

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EAD encoding:
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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002
Collection Number:
5276
Creator:
International Workers Order (IWO)
Quantity:
34.6 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Articles, reports, pamphlets, correspondence, minutes, broadsides, news clippings.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Papers include many items related to Socialist, Communist and radical activities. Partial unpublished guide available.
Language:
Collection material in English and Spanish


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

New York based ethnic fraternal order with multi-national membership.

SUBJECTS

Names:
American Committee for Yugoslav Relief
American Committee of Jewish Writers, Artists and Scientists
American Jewish Assembly
American Jewish Congress
American Jewish Labor Council
B'nai B'rith
Distributive Processing and Office Workers of America
German-American Committee on Spanish Relief
Hebrew Sheltering of Immigrant Aid Society of America
Hellenic American Society
Illinois. Dept. of Insurance
International Union, United Automobile Aircraft, and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
International Workers Order
National Conference of Christians and Jews
National Urban League
New York (State). Insurance Dept.
New York (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Committee on Charitable and Philanthropic Agencies.
Pennsylvania. Insurance Dept.
Peoples Radio
Russian Mutual Aid Society
United Office and Professional Workers of America, International.
Yiddish Cooperative Book League
Bedacht, Max
Greene, David
Kent, Rockwell, 1882-1971
Milgram, Sam
Pezner, Sam
Saltzman, Reuben
Seeger, Pete, 1919-
Thompson, Louise
Wilkins, Roy, 1901-

Subjects:
Socialism--United States.
Communism--United States.


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International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5276: International Workers Order (IWO) Records
5940: International Workers Order Case Files
5940 mf: International Workers Order's Immigration and Naturalization Files on Microfilm

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1927-1931
Pre IWO Documents
Box 1 Folder 1-3
Workingmen's Sick, Benevolent & Educational Federation. Includes correspondence & Certificate of Incorporation. Joseph Kertesz, Executive Secretary correspondence with legal representatives re laws of various states relative to fraternal beneficiary societies; benefit claims; with various state Insurance Commissioners discussing the legality of the Federation.
1942-1948
Constitutions - IWO
Box 1 Folder 4
Included in "minutes" are actual minutes, summaries of minutes & reports.
1938
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 5
1938
Item 1: Minutes of Plenary Sessions of the General Executive Board of the International Workers Order, Inc.
Box 1 Folder 5
Held at Hotel Center, New York City, September 10th and llth, 1938. 25 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1938
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 1 Folder 5
9/10/38 - General Secretary Max Bedacht reported to the Board on the convention goal of 300, 000 members by next convention (2 years). Suggests more rapid growth & development of IWO, discusses weaknesses & shortcomings and the importance to organize politically not mechanically. "We must mobilize anti-fascist fighters -- not membership solicitors". Discusses how to organize lodges, educating the public to the meaning of proletarian fraternalism, improving communication between national & local leadership. Bedacht then submitted a plan for the general membership drive.
Format: Pamphlet.
1938
Item 3: Report by National Treasure Peter Shipka
Box 1 Folder 5
9/11/38 - National Treasurer, Peter Shipka - submitted financial report, discussed membership in relation to dues income, and selling sanitorium stamps.
Format: Pamphlet.
1938
Item 4: Report by English Section Secretary Louise Thompson
Box 1 Folder 5
English Section Secretary - Louise Thompson - read letter of President Weiner from Commissioner of In- surance, Commonwealth of Massachusetts which states that IWO is communist. Thompson comments that Massachusetts Commission created its own Dies Committee to engage in a "Red" hunt. Explains steps taken when the letter arrived & what occurred at the following hearings
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 6
1939
Item 1: Minutes of the Semi-Annual Plenary Session of the General Executive Board of the International Workers Order, Inc.
Box 1 Folder 6
Held at Manhattan Center, New York City, March 4th, 5th and 6th, 1939. 27 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 1 Folder 6
3/4/39 - General Secretary Max Bedacht's report - possibility of establishing a home for aged members, status of the campaign for doubling membership by the next convention, inadequate sick benefit fund, dealing with neighborhood problems as a means to increasing membership. He states that growth in English speaking lodges is a priority and discusses organizers will be help responsible for speeding up growth in their areas, leadership training in May
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 3: Report by General Counsel J. Brodsky
Box 1 Folder 6
General Counsel J. Brodsky - reports that the Massachusetts Supreme Court decision on license renewal should be handed down any day and that "the outlook is that the decision will be favorable to the Order".
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 4: Report by National Treasure Peter Shipka
Box 1 Folder 6
3/5/39 - Treasurer Shipka - submitted financial report as of 12/31/38.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 5: Report by B. McLaurin
Box 1 Folder 6
B. McLaurin reported favorably for the Auditing
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 6: Report by N. Polak
Box 1 Folder 6
3/6/39 - N. Polak - reports of misappropriation of lodge moneys by financial secretaries and suggests bonding of same.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 7: Resolutions
Box 1 Folder 6
M. Bedacht - submits resolutions for consideration - including resolutions on work among and with National Groups, and establishment of Negro Work Commission - all passed unanimously.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 8: Proposals submitted by Brother Levin
Box 1 Folder 6
3/6/39 (cont) - Brother Levin - submitted proposals on educational work - unanimously adopted
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 9: Miinutes of Plenary Session
Box 1 Folder 6
G.E.B. Plenary Session, Summary of Discussion - March 6, 1939. Brother Bedacht. 8 pages
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 10: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 1 Folder 6
1/4/39 - Report of Max Bedacht, General Secretary I.W.O. To the Organization Committee and Eastern District Organizers Hotel. Pennsylvania, New York. January 4, 1939. 18 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 11: Various Discussions
Box 1 Folder 6
Discusses speeding up the organization effort, campaign quotas, restructuring the apparatus of I.W.O., Figures and comparisons of recruits and losses, analyzes the weakness of English section, suggests consolidation of lodges, role of district leaders as problem solvers in their territory, solutions for turnover, financial problems.
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 7
1940
Item 1: Summary of Discussions
Box 1 Folder 7
Summary of the Discussion By General Secretary Max Bedacht - Meeting of the General Executive Board - January 29, 1940. 5 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Item 2: Commendation of Polish Section
Box 1 Folder 7
Commended Polish section for successful organizing, mentioned turnover discussion including Philadelphia, Jewish, Italian, English, Chicago, Ukrainian lodges. Political Responsibilities of Districts, citing Turkish lodge problems.
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Item 3: Minutes of General Executive Board Meeting
Box 1 Folder 7
September 14-15-16, 1940. Hotel Picadilly, New York. 4 pages
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Item 4: Report by Herbert Benjamin
Box 1 Folder 7
Brother Benjamin submitted report on Social Security Campaign, during discussion, proposals made including endorsement of American Youth Act, support of bill protecting foreign born - report & proposals adopted. Motions adopted include - American Peace Mobilization, constitutional changes.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 8
1941
Item 1: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 8
April 11, 1941. 1 page.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 2: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 8
September 3, 1941. 1 page. Routine.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 3: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 8
October 21, 1941. 6 pages. Resolution passed supporting Federal Program for Civilian Defense including directives for participation in civilian defense work.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 4: Miinutes of the Plenary Session
Box 1 Folder 8
Minutes of Plenary Session of the General Executive Board, February 22-23-24, 1941. 5 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 5: Guests Introduced
Box 1 Folder 8
Two guests introduced - Paul Robeson, Earl Robinson. Discussion of Supreme Courts dismissal of the appeals of William Weiner and Earl Browder. Rev. B.W. Harris of Norfolk addressed the Board, and discussion followed on Negro problems
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 6: Minutes of the Semi-Annual Plenary Session of the General Executive Board of the International Workers Order, Inc.
Box 1 Folder 8
September 6-7, 1941. 6 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 7: Resolution to support the U.S. fight against Naziism
Box 1 Folder 8
Resolution to support the U.S. fight against Naziism following Hitler's assault on the Soviet Union discussed, support of Earl Browder, William Weiner and Brother Sam Darcy discussed. Resolution opposing discrimination against Negro people in the armed forces & defense industries, and repeal of Poll tax adopted. Resolution selling Oakridge Jewish Cemetery, Proviso Township, Hook County, Illinois lost to IWO Cemetery Dept.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 8: Summary of Discussions
Box 1 Folder 8
Summary of Discussion by Brother Max Bedacht, Meeting of the General Executive Board. September 7, 1941. 3 pages. Includes comments on ending the IWO's isolationism.
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 9
1942
Item 1: Minutes of the General Executive Board Plenary Sessions
Box 1 Folder 9
February 7-8, 1942. New York City. 10 pages & resolutions
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 2: Resolution passed enacting a Plan and Program for National Group Victory Councils
Box 1 Folder 9
Sam Pevzner read a message from President Weiner. Peter Shipka submitted financial report. Resolutions to urge the House of Representatives to disband the Dies Committee, establish of Victory Councils, to release Earl Browder, to restore Dale Zysman to active duty on the Navy, on Negro rights, citizenship cases were adopted. Resolution to communicate with Secretary of Navy Knox re dismissal of IWO members from Navy Yards in New England on the basis of their IWO membership was referred to Resident Board for Study.
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 3: Speech of Herbert Benjamin
Box 1 Folder 9
General Executive Meeting, February 7, 1942. 11 pages. Discusses how IWO members can best serve the war effort, Victory Councils, Nationality Group, Civil Defense, condemns Red Cross attitude toward Negro donors, Navy attitudes toward Negroes, Browder imprisonment
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 4: Minutes of General Executive Board
Box 1 Folder 9
June 27, 1942. 6 pages. Discuss resolutions including Herbert Benjamin's resignation, activating more members for the war effort, setting up a Western front, urging Front Line Fighters Fund to intensify Russian War Relief.
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 5: Proceedings of the General Executive Board
Box 1 Folder 9
November 6,7,9, 1942. 7 pages. Senator Stanley Nowak of Michigan addressed the Board. Reaffirmed effort to free William Weiner, read telegram to be sent to CIO convention, discussed membership lethargy re war activities, establishment of a commission to study Negro problems.
Format: Pamphlet.
1943
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 10
Proceedings of General Executive Board, February 26-27, 1943. 21 pages. Vice President Rockwell Kent in his address to the Board discusses IWO leaders in the armed forces, reads a letter from Dave Green which includes treatment of Negroes in the service. The Board approves postponement of National Convention for 1 year due to the war, establishment of an Organization Department with outline of duties and representatives, Treasurer Shipka submitted financial report, Establishment of Negro Subdivision - Frederick Douglass Society of the I.W.O. R. Muenich reported on the work of the Women's Commission. Resolutions passed on Hitler's Anti-Semitism Program, Congressional Economy Bloc, Repeal of Poll Tax, Hobbs Bill, Negro Work.
1944
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 11
1944
Item 1: Minutes of General Executive Board
Box 1 Folder 11
Plenary Session, February 12-13, 1944. 19 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Item 2: Milgrom's resolutions call for National Unity
Box 1 Folder 11
Milgrom's resolutions call for National Unity citing the Teheran Conference, IWO's role in the war effort, building the Negro American section, Executive Secretary of New York District, Middleton submitted subreport on the general lodges. Brother Vail, Secretary New England District, suggested a name change for I.W.O. Vrabel remarked on the progress of the Slovak Workers Society as affected by the war. Middleton spoke on a fourth term for President Roosevelt, June Gordon reported on the Front Line Fighters Fund, and called on the GEB to take a stand against the "Equal Rights Amendment" which would "wipe out all protective legislation for women..". Rymer proposed a resolution in favor of the Wagner-Murray-Dingell Social Security Bill. A resolution on Legislative work was proposed including passage of Lucas-Green-Worley Federal Ballot Bill, Marcantonio Anti-Poll Tax Bill, Lynch Bill, Marcantonio-Scanlon-Dawson Bills to establish Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC), and defeat of Bankhead Bill. Resolutions submitted to combat anti- semitism, on British White Paper re Jewish Community in Palestine, on Japanese slayings of American P.O.W.'s, on deportation of Mrs. E. Browder, on repatriation of Italian anti-fascist refugees to return to Italy, convention arrangements.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Item 3: Minutes of General Council Meeting
Box 1 Folder 11
November 24-25-26, 1944. 15 pages. General Secretary submitted report on plans for the future. Treasurer Shipka discussed new membership certificate decided on at 6th convention, detailing new endowment plan for adults and savings-insurance plan for juniors. Discussion on General Secretary's report included problems of returning veterans. President Croatian Society IWO, Gerlach introduced Mr. Alatko Balokovic who addressed the Council re heroism in Yugoslavia and support of a Relief Ship to Yugoslavia. Discussion on organizing the Negro Community, including repealing the Poll tax, establishing closer relations with organizations of the Negro people. Mr. James W. Ford, 1936 candidate for Vice President was presented and spoke on Negro situation. Mrs. Eurah Gerrard spoke about Negro community in Chicago. Nationality leaders gave reports on their sections. J. Brodsky, IWO attorney read New York Insurance Examiners Report of June 9, 1944 and a motion was made to carry out recommendations contained in that report. Resolution on Social Security, anti-fascist election campaign, anti-discrimination legislation, war risk clause, war relief, servicemen's welfare, anti-semitism, Taylor Rape case.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Item 4: Closing Remarks of General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 1 Folder 11
General Council Semi-Annual Session, November 24-26, 1944. 4 pages. Stresses cultural activities, political activities
Format: Pamphlet.
1946
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 12
1946
Item 1: Minutes of General Council Meeting
Box 1 Folder 12
March 16-17, 1946. 8 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1946
Item 2: Message from Rockwell Kent
Box 1 Folder 12
Message from Rockwell Kent read re cultural activities. Reports from lodges, General Treasurers financial report submitted by Peter Shipka, J. Brodsky reported that Indiana approved license, Wisconsin is still pending and Missouri has denied the application. Resolutions on Social Security, Negro rights, People's Peace Movement, Women's Activities, Price Control, Democratic Europe including condemnation of Churchill's anti-soviet activities and restoration of Roosevelt's foreign policies.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 13
1947
Item 1: Minutes of General Council Meeting
Box 1 Folder 13
March 1 and 2, 1947. 7 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Item 2: Sam Milgrom's Executive Committee Report
Box 1 Folder 13
Included discrimination against national groups by reaction forces, reorientation of General Lodges. Lodge reports, Skipka submitted Treasurer's Report. Letter from Max Bedacht asking for leave of absence and granting of request with full pay. Constitution Committee Report.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Item 3: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 13
December 5, 1947. l page. Discussion on Attorney-General Clark's charges.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Item 4: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 13
December 8, 1947. 3 pages. Statement on Attorney-General Clark's designation of the IWO as an organization of questionable loyalty and discussion on this subject.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Item 5: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 13
December 16, 1947. 1 page.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Item 6: Report of Brother Charles Musil
Box 1 Folder 13
Report of Brother Charles Musil, to the Executive Committee. 1 page. Establishment Czech Workers Society IWO, report of the Czeck lodges of IWO
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Minutes
Box 1 Folder 14
1948
Item 1: Minutes of General Council Meeting
Box 1 Folder 14
Saturday-Sunday, March 13-14, 1948, Fraternal Clubhouse, New York City (10 pages, 10 pages resolutions).
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 2: Report by National Treasure Peter Shipka
Box 1 Folder 14
Secretary-Treasurer, Shipka presented financial report, discussion on new name for the IWO, Memorial observance for J. Brodsky, Welfare Fund, Dave Greene reported on membership drive, Resolutions discussed included adopting an official ritual establishing Welfare Fund, Resolution on unconstitutional list of attorney General Clark, Peace, Work in Negro community, Mrs. Rosa Lee Ingram, Deportation, children's work, English speaking work.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 3: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
March 8, 1948. 2 pages. Financial Report, proposed name changes for the IWO, discussed aged members in re Welfare Fund, retiring Lee Pressman as attorney for case against Clark listing.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 4: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
March 30, 1948. 3 pages. Discussed Pilgrimage to Washington arranged by the United Committee to Save the Jewish State and United Nations, General Council meeting re IWO Defense Fund.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 5: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
April 6, 1948. 2 pages. Discussed name change for IWO, Welfare Fund, IWO Defense, progress of membership drive.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 6: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
April 7, 1948. 3 pages & 2 page attachment. Discussed cultural festivals, membership drive, letter from Dave Green to organizers.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 7: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
April 20, 1948. 3 pages. Approved recommendation opposing Un- American Committee Bill in Congress. Discussed State of Pennsylvania's inquiry to Attorney General Clark's listing of IWO, and challenging revocation of IWO's tex exempt status by U.S. Tax Commissioner, radio censorship of foreign language broadcasts.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 8: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
May 4, 1948. 3 pages. Discussed possibility of organizing Mexican- Americans, Draftee rates, Saltzman reported on his European trip, Negro communities, Defense Fund, defeat of Mundt Bill, and Hobbs Concentration Camp Bill.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 9: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
June 4, 1948. 3 pages. Discussed Treasury Department's revocation of IWO's tax exempt status
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 10: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
June 15, 1948. 2 pages. Greene reported on Defense Fund, membership drive. Discussed citizenship cases.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 11: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
June 29, 1948. 3 pages. Saltzman reported not to recruit Mexican Americans. Recommendation to continue to correspond with the Hollywood Ten. Discussed Platform Hearings of the New Party.
Format: Pamphlet.
1948
Item 12: Minutes of the Executive Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
September 14, 1948. 4 pages. Discussed Attorney Clark's reply to court case, Starr reported on delegation to State Department, discussed United Nations week, Shipka reported on Festivals, Greene reported on Defense Fund
Format: Pamphlet.
1937
Reports
Box 2 Folder 1
1937
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 1
To the Enlarged Meeting of the National Executive Committee, I.W.O. - Hotel Latham, New York City, October 2, 1937. 47 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1937
Item 2: Membership Discussions
Box 2 Folder 1
Discusses membership - capacity to recruit, maintain members, "We want the masses, we must have them", definition of solidarity and workers fraternal benefit society, changing fascist workers into progressive ones, occupational health, negro problems, women's activities, sports, "anti-fascist month", establishing an official organization.
Format: Pamphlet.
1938
Reports
Box 2 Folder 2
Report to the G.E.B. by the General Secretary. 21 pages. See: Box 1 - FF 5 - Minutes, 1938 for report summary, also includes list of officers, G.E.B. members, plan for official organ, "Policy To Guide the Order."
1939
Reports
Box 2 Folder 3
1939
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 3
March 4, 1939, by the General Secretary. 36 pages. See: Box 1 - FF 6 - Minutes, 1939 for report summary.
Format: Pamphlet.
1939
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 3
To The Plenary Session of The General Executive Board, August 26, 1939. 31 pages. Discusses the organizing campaign, home for the aged, structure of I.W.O., Organization of lodges, social membership, English-speaking lodges, support of New Deal, Social Security finances, - also includes pre-convention discussion, "Our Tasks."
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Reports
Box 2 Folder 4
1940
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 4
To the Plenary Session of the G.E.B. - January 27, 1940. 25 pages. Discusses organizing campaign, progress of lodges, consolidation of IWO, attacks on IWO.
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 4
To the Plenary Session of the G.E.B. - September 14, 15, 16, 1940. New York. 27 pages. Discusses the threat of reaction, organizing campaign, district financing, Youngstown, Ohio lodges, consolidation, Brighton Beach area in Brooklyn, English and Jewish lodges.
Format: Pamphlet.
1940
Item 3: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 4
For the General Executive Board. 19 pages. Delivered at District Convention, discusses fascism, war, Social Security campaign, General Lodges, consolidation, New Jersey lodges. Also includes proposed draft resolution on consolidation, list of G.E.B. members, two pre-convention discussion issues "Our Tasks", "Resolution on the establishment of an IWO Home for the Ages", supplementary resolution on consolidation, Directives on applying the Policy of Consolidation.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Reports
Box 2 Folder 5
1941
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 5
To the G.E.B., February 22-23, 1941. New York City. 9 pages. Discusses fascism, world politics, Dies Committee, raid on Philadelphia office, William Weiner's conviction, Jewish Section finances, (incomplete).
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 2: Summary of Discussions
Box 2 Folder 5
Summary of Discussion on Report on Social Security Campaign by Brother Herbert Benjamin. 8 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1941
Item 3: Remarks of Herbert Benjamin
Box 2 Folder 5
Discussion on the Resolution Meeting of the G.E.B., I.W.O. New York, September 6, 1941. 18 pages. Discusses resolution to support U.S. fight against Naziism following Hitler's assult (see also Box 1, FF 8).
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Reports
Box 2 Folder 6
1942
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 6
Report (2/7/42) 15 pages. Discusses organizational problems including consolidation, community lodges and councils, Williamsburg, New York Community Council, establishment of a membership department, recruiting, community centers, financing system.
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 6
Officers' Report to the G.E.B., February 7-8, 1942. 19 pages. Discusses fascism, political activities, service to unions, Dies Committee, Front Line Fighters Fund, Civilian Defense, youth activities, Stelmach Scroll, activities of Nationality Sections, and Departments, membership
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Reports
Box 2 Folder 7
1942
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 7
"IWO & Its Tasks" - Report by Max Bedacht, General Secretary at the Functionaries Conference - August 24, 1942. 15 pages. Discusses Jewish Section problems, organizing congressional elections, Nationality Sections, and 4 page summary of this report.
Format: Pamphlet.
1942
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 7
Report on the State of the Order by Max Bedacht, General Secretary, IWO to the GEB - November 6-9, 1942. 22 pages. Discusses anti-fascist activities, war bonds, war propaganda, civilian defense, war relief, congressional elections, major IWO weaknesses, organizing, national group lodges, women's work, Negro communities, district functionnaires & staffs, also includes Bedacht's report on work for victory, motions on IWO work for victory and memo on the structure of the IWO.
Format: Pamphlet.
1943
Reports
Box 2 Folder 8
1943
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 8
Report to the GEB on the Progress of the Order during the year 1942. February 26-27, 1942. 32 pages. Discusses war activities, politics, fascism, Finnish-American Lodge in Norwood, MA re: red cross auxiliary, Front Line Fighters Fund, Aid to Russia, finances, postponement of convention, home for aged, Social Security, benefits, organizing, membership, licensing, departments, nationality sections, cultural activities.
Format: Pamphlet.
1943
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 8
A memorandum on the problems of our youth work by Max Bedacht. 6 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1943
Reports
Box 2 Folder 9
1943
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 9
"Our Civic and Organizations" Report to the GEB of the IWO, February 26, 1943. 24 pages. Discusses the Russians in the war effort, Nazism in North Africa, Fascism in America, Democracy, Dies Committee, sectarianism, functionaries, organizing, postponing convention, tribute to Peter Shipka - also includes
Format: Pamphlet.
1943
Item 2: Resolutions in Action
Box 2 Folder 9
Adopted by GEB, September 25-26, 1943.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Reports
Box 2 Folder 10
1944
Item 1: Pre-Convention Discussion Reports
Box 2 Folder 10
By W. Weiner, President & Max Bedacht, General Secretary - GEB, February 12-13, 1944. New York City. 31 pages
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Item 2: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 10
Hotel Riverside Plaza, New York City, February 12-13, 1944. l8 pages and summary. Discusses fascism, education members on political matters, cultural work.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Reports
Box 2 Folder 11
1944
Item 1: Towards 175,000 members by the 6th National Convention
Box 2 Folder 11
By Ben Gordon, Secretary, National Organization Department - Report given at G.E.B., IWO, February 12-13, 1944. 16 pages.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Item 2: Resolutions
Box 2 Folder 11
G.E.B. resolutions passed at February 12-13, 1944 meeting. See also: Box 1, FF 11.
Format: Pamphlet.
1944
Report to the General Council by Max Bedacht, General Secretary
Box 2 Folder 12
New York, November 24-26, l944. Includes discussion on Fraternal Committee for the Reelection of President Roosevelt, elections, organizing drive, Negro equality & organizing, relief activities, social security.
1945
Reports
Box 2 Folder 13
1945
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 13
Financial report, Report to the General Council of the IWO by the General Secretary - "The Order in 1944" 34
Format: Pamphlet.
1945
Item 2: Our Anti-Fascist Task of Today
Box 2 Folder 13
Report of Max Bedacht, General Secretary, to the General Council, September 15-16, 1945. 38 pages, 19 pages. Discusses post-war fight against fascism, including national unity, Social Security, election campaigns, Negro rights, fraternal insurance, youth, immigration, veterans
Format: Pamphlet.
1946
Reports
Box 2 Folder 14
1946
Item 1: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 14
The Order in 1945 and its perspectives for 1946 - Report of Max Bedacht, General Secretary to the General Council, March 16-17, 1946. 23 pages and 8 pages statistics. Discusses work of Jewish Society, Ukrainian, Russian, Slovak, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Croatian, Serbian, Carpatho-Russian, Spanish, Romanian, Greek, Finnish, general lodges, organizing campaign, Western Pennsylvania Drive, finances, Front Line Fighters Fund, Fascism, ideological mobilization, Wagner Health Bill
Format: Pamphlet.
1946
Item 2: On Veterans Work
Box 2 Folder 14
Report to the General Council by Jerry Trauber - March 16-17, 1946. 9 pages
Format: Pamphlet.
1946
Item 3: Report by General Secretary Max Bedacht
Box 2 Folder 14
Report of Max Bedacht, General Secretary, To the General Council Meeting of the IWO - September 7-8, 1946. 16 pages and 2 pages summary. Discusses Negro persecution, Social Security legislation, Fascist immigration, congressional elections, national society, lodges.
Format: Pamphlet.
1947
Reports
Box 2 Folder 15
Report by Sam Milgram to the General Council of the IWO - New York - March 1-2, l947. 31 pages. Discusses discrimination against Negroes, Jews, establishment of FEPC, second generation in lodges, "Youngstown Story".
1948
Reports
Box 2 Folder 16
Section of Executive Secretary, Brother Sam Milgrom's Report to general Council, Sunday, March 14, l948. 6 pages. "Our English-Speaking Work" also a resolution on this subject, minutes of Committee on English-Speaking Work, March 24, l948. 4 pages.
1949
Reports
Box 2 Folder 17
Report of Brother Peter Shipka, General Secretary-Treasurer to the General Council of the IWO held on November 12-13, l949. 25 pages. Discusses Examination Report of New York Insurance Department, financial, membership, expulsions, Dunne's Insurance Report, Welfare Fund.
1951
Reports
Box 2 Folder 18
Report of the Officers Presented to the General Council, IWO, February 3-4, 1951 - Delivered by Peter Shipka, General Secretary-Treasurer. 21 pages. Discusses convention cancellation, liquidation, Report of Examiners of New York Insurance Department, Injunction, Mr. Haley, George Powers, Manning Johnson, Mr. Bohlinger
1930-1952
IWO Financial Data
Box 2 Folder 19
incomplete misc. financial data.
1938-1947
Convention Documents
Box 3 Folder 1-6
Includes reports, speeches, resolutions, attendance lists, proceedings, bulletin
1940-1941
President - Kent, Rockwell
Box 3 Folder 7
Two letters to Max Bedacht discusses Kent's book, "This Is My Own". Kent suggests trying to keep cost down so members (IWO) and others can afford it. Kent says how important education is for the IWO and "An important part of education is the reading of books". Also discusses the possibility of a radical book club, the IWO membership being the nucleus of such a club.
1947-1948
President, Kent, Rockwell
Box 3 Folder 8
Correspondence generally to and from Sam Milgrom, Executive Secretary re some legal matters, Hungarian celebrations, recruiting drive, meeting arrangements, Henry Wallace political campaign; 3/1/48 to Milgrom, "I believe that if we could get thru the iron curtain of faculty control and talk directly to the students we could change the world."; Ukrainian society folk festivals promoting the Wallace campaign; correspondence with Dr. T. Addis, Stanford University discusses setting up a national movement of all "subversive" organizations - "votes for Wallace are our ammunition"; re Kent running for Congress (33rd District); includes a broadside "Rockwell Kent for Congress".
1949
President, Kent, Rockwell
Box 3 Folder 9
Mostly with Sam Milgrom re meeting and speaking arrangements; re financial difficulties fo those identified with the left wing in politics, 10/15/49; 12/10/49 statement to NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) endorsing their civil rights campaign and letter from Roy Wilkins, 12/21/49 thanking Kent for his statement but advising him that IWO was not invited to participate in the mobilization.
1950
President - Kent, Rockwell
Box 3 Folder 10
With Milgrom re sending observers to the NAACP crusade meeting; celebrations of IWO's 20th Anniversary; NY Times quoted TASS (USSR) in Kent's speech in Moscow saying "that the United States government is not my government" and Kent's letter with corrected version of the statement; Milgrom's arrest on deportation charges; Milgrom asks Kent to draft a mailing to thousands of people outside the Order, "informing them about the attack...through a deportation drive to brand the Order as an organization which advocates force and violence."
President - Kent, Rockwell - Miscellaneous manuscripts
Box 3 Folder 11
Includes statement, appeal, articles.
1938-1948
General Secretary - Bedacht, Max
Box 3 Folder 12
August 25, l942 memo from Gene Kahn, National Fraternal Congress to Bedacht enclosing list of organizations of National Fraternal Congress, Kahn explains "I have designated in pencil on the side names of IWO functionaries to whom I believe letters or memos should be sent to ascertain which persons are now known sympathetic contacts"; with Moran Weston re organizing campaign-reporting on contacts and new members signed up in various locations; letters from political leaders in Washington thanking Bedacht for his organizations' statement re the Dies COmmittee; from Bedacht to Peter Shipka, 3 page letter says "in membership there is stagnation" (of the IWO) suggests special efforts to be made to build up the order, 9/l/43; 5/25/43 - memo from Bedacht clarifying the relationship of the national group sections of the IWO to the order as a whole and to its GEB; and correspondence, form letter and publication from German-American Committee for Spanish Relief (1938) unable to translate and correspondence, 1944 with American Youth for Democracy.
General-Secretary - Bedacht, Max - Miscellaneous Mss.
Box 3 Folder 13-15
Includes "Our General Project for 1941-42"; "Our Anti-Fascist Task of Today," 1945; "Labor Fraternalism, A Guide to the Lodges and Members of the IWO," 29 pages; "Our Plan for Plenty,"; "The Concern of All..." - about National Health Act and miscellaneous
1940-1942
Vice-President - Middleton, John E.
Box 4 Folder 1
Includes correspondence, form letters, speeches re civil service employee being questioned about his association with IWO; 8 page report, "For An Offensive On a Second European Front"; speech, "Defeat Fascism's Attack on the Soviet Union"; "The IWO and the National Groups," 1942, 17 pages.
1945-1947
Director of Organization - Milgrom, Sam
Box 4 Folder 2
March 1945 -June 1947. Correspondence re organizing new lodges; to various societies re meeting arrangements; national health bill legislation; membership dirve, plans for general convention of Slovak Workers Society; organization of a city committee in Milwaukee; urging of all societies to issue agitation material in connection with the Truman message, (memo 3/27/47); report of junior activities in the IWO; rights of foreign born; actions against the infamous activities of the Austrian monarchist-fascists in the U.S.; fight for Negro rights by the Polonia Society; greetings to the Convention of the Polonia Society, (5/27/47) by K. Witaszewski, Chairman, Central Committee of Trade Unions in Poland; correspondence re OPA, (Office of Price Administration).
1947
Director of Organization - Milgrom, Sam
Box 4 Folder 3
July-September. Correspondence re membership; memo re proposed organiational changes; plans for separate Portuguese lodge in Fall River, Massachusetts; lists (1947) by Society giving number of lodges, and active builders.
1946-1947
Director of Organization - Milgrom, Sam
Box 4 Folder 3a-b
Johannes Steel Tour
1946-1947
Director of Organization - Milgrom, Sam
Box 4 Folder 3a-b
Correspondence with Steel re speaking tour, newletters, broadsides and routine.
1947-1949
General Director of Organization - Greene, Dave
Box 4 Folder 4
Correspondence from United Resort Workers of America requesting IWO to hire union people for work in summer camps; from I. Gish, government employee, re criticism of Camp Kinderland by Sam Friedlander; other correspondence re Cam Kinderland; deportation; attack of Attorney-General Tom Clark on IWO; with expelled members for non-paymnet of dues urging them to pay up because of lack of insurance protection.
1950-1951
General Director of Organization - Greene, Dave
Box 4 Folder 5
Correspondence re deportaion of Krishna Chandra and others because of past membership with IWO; Johnstown, Pennsylvania Lodge concerned re officers being accused of being Communists; 7 page outline "Attacks on the IWO," 6/19/50; memorandum re aid to IWO members in miners strike.
1953
General Director of Organization - Greene, Dave
Box 4 Folder 6-8
Memo to all societies re preparation of the appeal to secure a reversal of the liquidation decision, to Rockwell Kent requesting him to attend hearing in Albany; reinstatements of membership; and other correspondence re appeal hearings; memo including annual financial statement; letter from member of Lodge 3543, Philadelphis voicing concern re Insurance Department representatives being paid by IWO; re IWO lodge officers giving lists of members to FBI agents; correspondence pertaining to legal matters re Subversive Activities Control Board; and documents re Gwinn Amendment.
1948-1950
General Director of Organization - Greene, Dave - Training School correspondence
Box 4 Folder 9-11
Includes correspondence, lists, financial reports, notes, programs for various training schools within the IWO, some of which were held at Camp Kinderland.
General Director of Organization - Greene, Dave - Training School - Miscellaneous
Box 4 Folder 12
Includes mss. of reports re schools
1947
Executive Secretary - Milgrom, Sam
Box 5 Folder 1
Includes correspondence, minutes, form letters with
1948-1950
Executive Secretary - Milgrom, Sam
Box 5 Folder 2-4
Minutes, 2/27/48 - Committee for Establishment of National Council of Lodges in Negro Communities; information on General Lodge Milk Fund Campaign; membership drive reports; reports and resolution on English-speaking work; tours; anti-lynching bill; statistics on transfers of members; "memo on Press Reactions to the Wallace Candidacy,; 1/14/48; correspondence from John Middleton discusses political campaign in Western Pennsylvania; correspondence with Society reps re Defense Fund drive; Ukrainian Folk Festivals; requests to all Societies to send Milgrom outlines of their plans for 1949; correspondence re politics and Communist Party; release from Ohio NAACP re civil rights legislation.
1946-1949
Milgrom, Sam - Miscellaneous
Box 5 Folder 5
Includes notes, memos, statistics, correspondence re Portuguese located in various geographical areas; lists of organizers by society; report on Parent-Children's Festival Tour; membership stats by society, 1946; letter to Milgraom from J. Finley Wilson, Order of Elks re IWO representatives joining the Elks in a Legislative Assembly and Rally for Civil Rights, 1/21/49.
1941-1942
Executive-Secretary - Benjamin, Herbert
Box 5 Folder 6
Includes "Resolution on Brotehr William Weiner," (President, IWO) to show support after his arrest and imprisonment, along with Earl Browder; 4 page form letter to all District and Section Secretaries re the building of membership in the organization; 6/27/42 5 page letter of resignation as Executive-Secretary which outlines conflict within the leadership of the organization; recruitment during the war; letter requesting lodges to send letter of support to Philip Murray, Steel Workers Organizing Committee, on the event of their lst constitutional convention; 6 page re organizational problems within IWO.
Executive Secretary - Benjamin - Mss., reports, speeches
Box 5 Folder 7
Re personnel policy; "The True Picture of America," 31 pages; "For Victory in the War Against the Fascist Axis," 11 pages; "Work Among the National Groups," 7 pages; "Review of Our Work, Our Shortcomings, Our Further Tasks,; 36 pages; Remarks by Benjamin, 9/6/41 re "National Unity Against Hitlerism," 10 pages
1941-1942
Executive Secretary - Benjamin - Mss., reports, speeches
Box 5 Folder 8
"We Give Aid and Comfort - Report on Income Disbursements Activities Response, Front Line Fighters Fund, 1941-42," unpaged; "To the GEB"; ll page memo re problems within the organization of the IWO; "Summary of Discussion, GEB, 4/27/42 by John Middleton," 6 pages re political and organizational problems, abolution of the Office of Executive Secretary.
1941
Executive Secretary - Benjamin - Mss., reports, speeches
Box 5 Folder 9
"Resolutions and Proposals on the Work of the Order Among National Groups," 4 pages; "Introduction to the Discussion on Resolution and Concrete Proposals for Improved National Group Work," 2/22/41, 13 pages; "Concrete Proposals Recommended for Adoption by Special Committee on National Group Problems," 4 pages; "Americans All-Immigrants All-Want Peace," 4/6/41, 17 pages
1941
Executive Secretary = Benjamin - Mss., reports, speeches
Box 5 Folder 10
"Labor's Battle, The Fight for William Weiner is the Fight For Freedom adn the People's Welfare," 13 pages; Radio Speech, "The Plan For Plenty," 3/13/41, 30 pages; "For An Offensive On A Second European Front," 5/25/42, 8 pages; Speech "Unity for Victory", 2/7/42, 13 pages.
1944-1948
Rymer, Harry - Administrative Department
Box 5 Folder 11
Includes routine office correspondence between Rymer and past and present employees
1944-1951
Officers - General Information
Box 5 Folder 12
Lists of officers; requests for leaves of absence; resignations; list of dates of renewals for State Insurance Department licenses; memo re activities of IWO and other organizations, n.d.; memo from P. Shipka to William Karlin re collection of assessment for the Old Age Home, 1/9/51.
1938-1947
Administrative Correspondence - General
Box 5 Folder 13-16
Mostly routine office correspondence re dues, membership eligibility, staff reocmmendations, life insurance and general operation of headquarters.
1949
Alabama
Box 6 Folder 1
Includes one letter from George Glover to "Eddie", an organizer in Alabama. Discusses loss of IWO Charter in Albama.
1940-1947
Baltimore
Box 6 Folder 2
Correspondence re membership (suspension & reinstatements), local offices, recruitument drive, minutes of City Central Committee, for 8/23/44, letter to Milgrom from Baltimore, Secretary of City Central Committee Robert Meyers, re problems of the Committee as far as coordination of activities of lodges and organization of a Negro lodge in Baltimore, re problems with offices at headquarters - Meyer's suggests disbanding the Baltimore City Central Committee unless better co-operation is received.
1943
Bronx
Box 6 Folder 3
Includes 33 page, "Report by H. Shiller, Secretary of the Bronx District Committee of the Jewish-American Section of the IWO to the Third Annual Convention of the Bronx Distirct, held on Saturday and Sunday, March 27th and 28th, 1943." Report discusses Jewish unity, the war, Congress, poll tax, reorganization of lodges in the Bronx, Jewish Children's Schools, women's clubs, statistics on membership.
1939-1950
California
Box 6 Folder 4
Correspondence re San Diego Local 577 members involved in strike with employers of a furniture company represented by United Furniture Workers - asking for IWO to investigate the situation and to give support; correspondence and legal documents re case of slander of family members of IWO Lodge 4310; Building of the Croatian order on the West Coast; and other routine.
1938-1939
Chicago
Box 6 Folder 5-13
Correspondence between Louise (Thompson) Patterson and Sam Milgrim and other re activities of lodges throughout the Chicago area, which includes Du Sble Lodge 751 and Midwest District (Miriam Cheifitz), re recruitment, IWO publications, social activities, meetings and conferences, Negro membership; Negro conference; request for information re establishment of an Arabic lodge; internal conflicts between Chicano lodges and International Office re coordination of efforts and activities; support for Miners and Packing House Workers during strikes; and routine.
1944-1948
Detroit
Box 7 Folder 1-9
Correspondence generally between officers of Michigan State Committee and Sam Milgrom re conflict between officers with Detroit lodges; Negro History Week Program plans; financial problems; recruitment drive; political compaign for Roosevelt; Romanian Fraternal Society re new recruits; establishment of new lodges in Detroit; athletic activities - youthe groups; recruitment of Negro members; financial reports; and routine.
1949
Florida
Box 7 Folder 10
Correspondence between Edward Nelson, organizer and person interedsted in establishing a lodge in Florida once application for charter is approved.
1946
Indiana
Box 7 Folder 11
Re IWO supporting Steel strikers; plans for state conference.
1946-1947
Michigan
Box 7 Folder 11a
Correspondence re recruiting drive, lists of members, and routine.
1943-1946
Minnesota
Box 7 Folder 12
Correspondence with Secretary of Lodge 596, St. Paul re election of officers and defense of the farmer labor movement; with member of Hotel and Restuarant Employees Union who is eager to establish a Scandinavian lodge in Minnesota; resolution on Black Market from Lodge 596, St. Paul.
1940-1949
New England District
Box 8 Folder 1
Includes "Proceedings, 1st Constitutional State Convention, IWO of Massachusetts, Held November 9 and 10, 1940," 17 p. mimeograph; correspondence between Sol Vail, Executive Secretary, New England District, Max Bedacht, General Secretary, and Sam Milgrom, Director of Oraganization, re changing the name of the organization; political campaign plans for the re-election of Roosevelt; building Portuguese and Negro lodges in New England; district budget disbursements; form letter to members re supporting organized labor; resolution re Black Market form President, Fall River, Massachusetts
1945
New Haven, Connecticut
Box 8 Folder 2
Correspondence between Harold Peters, New Haven organizer and later President of New Haven Lodge, and Sam Milgrom re recruitment and establishment of new lodge which was named "Frederick Douglass Society, IWO, Lodge 909."
1940-1945
New Jersey
Box 8 Folder 3
Includes "Minutes, 5th Annual Convention, IWO, New Jersey, November 30th and December 1st, 1940," unpaged; correspondence between David Vines, Executive Secretary, New Jersey, IWO, and Milgrom and others re district budget; plans for the political campaign for Roosevelt; Morris Forer, Trenton, New Jersey, re organizing a general lodge in Trenton and celebration of Negro History Week and Negro recruitment; and routine.
1941-1945
New York City
Box 8 Folder 4
Includes monthly program announcement for Lodge 500; lists of members of Hungarian, Carpatho-Russian, Greek, Roumanian, Yugoslavian, Puerto Rican, Spanish, Russian, Slovakian, and Italian members in New York City, 1942; correspondence with John Middleton, Executive Secretary, New York City Central Committee re support to rally sponsored by IWO Negro Organizing Committee; correspondence and legal documents of Charles A. Stevenson, Lodge 691 re expulsion of membership due to his criticism of some of the IWO leaders and of Roosevelt; 5 p. mimeograph, "Constitution of N.Y.C. IWO."
1944
Ohio
Box 8 Folder 5
Correspondence re support of the Price Control Bill; personnel problems with officers in Cleveland District; Toledo, Lodge 770 re problems with financial secretary office; Ohio District re political campaign for Roosevelt and state elections.
1945
Ohio
Box 8 Folder 6
Correspondence re situation of IWO lodges in the Ohio Valley; 2 p. mimeograph of "Minutes, June 25, 1945, Cleveland City Committee of IWO"; also minutes for July 30, 1945 and September 24, 1945; and routine.
1946
Ohio
Box 8 Folder 7
Correspondence re personnel needed for organizing in Ohio; plans for Health and Social Security Conference re bill, S. 1606; re organizing a City Central Committee in Youngstown; and routine.
1946-1947
Ohio
Box 8 Folder 7a
Correspondence re recruiting drive in Ohio, largely correspondence with Cleveland City Committee; membership lists; and routine.
1947-1948
Ohio
Box 8 Folder 8
Correspondence form an organizer relating experiences of members dropping out because of fear; financial problems in lodges - Milgrom writes taht expenses have to be cut; "Minutes of the City Central" (Cleveland), 2/10/47; from a member in Akron requesting cancellation of insurance and membership because of Atty Clark's statement.
1938-1949
Pennsylvania
Box 8 Folder 9
List of Anthracite Districts by lodge number, giving Secretary's name and number of members, June 1938; "Proceedings of the Anthracite Area, 5th District Convention of the IWO, November 9-10, 1940" and "Resolutions of the Anthracite Area, 1940"; correspondence re membership drives in mining towns; political campaign re re-election of Roosevelt; report of Western Pennsylvania Tour by Sam Pevzner, 1/17-2/2/47.
1944-1949
Philadelphia
Box 8 Folder 10-11
Correspondence between Sol Rotenberg, Executive Secretary, Eastern Pennsylvania District Committee and Sam Milgrom re election campaign; recruitment of Negroes; Social Security campaign; National Health Act legislation; correspondence and newsclippings re problems of Croatian Lodge 4267 in Philadelphia re raid in which several members were accused of being illegal aliens and lodge called "a Commie outfit."
1944-1950
Pittsburgh
Box 8 Folder 12
Correspondence re recruitment drive and 9 p. "Draft Plan - Western Pennsylvania Membership Drive" by Sam Milgrom; memo on Christmas parties for miners' families; statistics on membership campaign tour; "Report on Western Pennsylvania Drive," n.d.; and routine.
1941-1944
West Virginia
Box 8 Folder 13
Correspondence re financial difficulties with operation of Lodge 624 in Charleston; and routine.
1945
Wisconsin
Box 8 Folder 14
Correspondence re obtaining a charter for Milwaukee, Wisconsin; dissolving the Italian lodge in Milwaukee; building up the City Central; list of Wisconsin lodges.
1938-1945
General lodges
Box 9 Folder 1
Correspondence with Immigrant and Naturalization Services re becoming naturalized citizens whether or not members of IWO; re IWO licence in state of Ohio as fraternal beneficiary society; statistics on membership by lodge # (1944); program planning for building the Order among Negro people; "Minutes National Conference of the General Lodges fo the IWO, 7/4/44", 3 pages; "Proposals on General Lodges", (1944) which includes membership statistics by geographical area and nationality; "The Guide", January 1945 (4 pages) newspaper of General Lodges; "The Role of General Lodges in the Negro Communities", 6 pages by John E. Middleton & routine.
1946-1948
General Lodges
Box 9 Folder 2
Statistical sheets, "Membership Campaign" gives number of members by Lodge number; "Membership in Negro Concentration Lodges" - statistics by Lodge number, also gives location; draft program of "Summerdale Leadership Training School"; "Minutes of General Lodge Interim Committee," October 5, 1946, November 9, 1946, December 7, 1946; memo to Middleton from Peter Shipka re financial situation of General Lodges; re City Central Committee established in Washington, D.C.; calendar of events for New York General Lodge Council includes plans for May Day Celebration; re Social Security Campaign; 3 pages "Memo on...National Convention of the IWO General Lodges" (1946) by John Middleton; 3 page report of lodges, by lodge number for New Jersey and Connecticut; Minutes of General Lodge National Committee, 1/18/47 and 2/15/47; and routine.
1942-1949
Carpatho-Russian Society
Box 9 Folder 3-7
Substantial amount of correspondence from Scranton, Pennsylvania, Bridgeport, Connecticut and Gary, Indiana most of which I cannot translate - The few letters in English contain certain routine correspondence re death and sick claim benefits, meeting arrangements, etc.
1944-1947
Cervantes Fraternal Society - Miscellaneous
Box 9 Folder 8
7 page mss., "The Hispanic American Section from January 1940 to January 1944;" statistical sheet re membership of Society for l946.
1947-1951
Cervantes Fraternal Society - Lodge 4792 (New York City)
Box 9 Folder 9-12
(Spanish) Unable to translate - The few letters in English re sick benefits for members; dues payments; list of members.
1947
Cervantes Fraternal Society - Convention
Box 9 Folder 13
Includes 3 page, "Short Report on the Highlights of the National Convention of the Cervantes Fraternal Society of the IWO, June 13-14, 1947, New York City." Remainder of folder in Spanish - (minutes, constitution).
1940-1952
Croatian - American Section
Box 10 Folder 1
Correspondence re problems with personnel and the location of headquarters; 5 page report in letter from to Bedacht from N.S. Rajkrovich, Secretary of Section giving detailed report of developments and activities from 1940 - January 1944; sheets re membership by lodge number, unable to translate same; report given at 1940 convention - unable to translate; resolution re Black Market from Lodge 4310, San Francisco, California.
1933-1936
Czeckoslovakian Workers Club
Box 10 Folder 2
2 items - unable to translate
1949-1950
Douglass-Lincoln Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 3
Includes scattered minutes; 4 pages "Remarks to Thirty Party Platform. Hearings Committee, Philadelphia, July 21, 1948" re health, wages, housing of Negroes; memo re Societies forming a Fraternal Committee of the American Labor Party; Report of Lodge 816 of Douglass-Lincoln Fraternal Society, n.d.
1941-1946
Finnish Workers Federation
Box 10 Folder 4
Includes pamphlet "The Unity & Merger of the Finnish Workers Federation with the IWO," January 1941. 10 pages; 5 page report to Bedacht coverning the period 1942-44 of Activities of Finnish Workers Federation; 2 page report to Bedacht, January 1946 re the building of the Society and the 40th Anniversary of the Finnish-American Labor Movement and the Social Security Campaign
1944-1956
Greek-American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 5
Includes constitution; Report (3 pages) on the development of Greek-American Section & Activities, and political problems in Greece; list of members of National Committee of the Hellenic-American Fraternal Society; correspondence.
Hungarian-American Section
Box 10 Folder 6-7
Constitution (n.d.); "Hungarian-Americans, Who Are They?" by John Roman, IWO, n.d., 48 pages; 4 page report re membership, United Front Actions, 1946 re issue of the Hungarian minority in Czechoslovakia, aid to new Hungarian democracy, American Hungarian Relief; letter from Max Bedacht to E. Komlos, Secretary Hungarian-American Section re working towards reaching quota for membership - Bedacht states, "... obviously there is very little hope that you can reach even a considerable portionof your original quota"; Resolution re "The Fraternal Outlook does not serve the interests and needs of the Hungarian Brotherhood ..."; memo re support of trade unions against the anti-labor legislation, February 20, 1947; monthly expense sheets.
1937-1943
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 8
With Congressman Vito Marcantonio re Society's political support and giving his assurance to do "all in my power ... to end Hitlerism"; letter to "Supreme Order Sons of Italy in America" form National Commision of Italian Americans Section IWO re joining forces to support President Roosevelt's policy of fighting Nazism; 3 page "Statement of the National Committee, Italian American Section, IWO on Speech Made by Francis Biddle, Attorney General, on October 12,1942," re removing the stigma of enemy-alien from 600,000 Italians living in this country; correspondence in support of anti-lynching legislation and the Anti-Poll Tax Bill; letter to Joseph Brodsky from William Hull, U.S. Civil Service re IWO members and government employment.
1944-1947
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 9
Letter to War Department in support of funds being sent to Sicily, 2/14/44; political election (1944); to Congressmen re Marcantonio's resolution to recognize Italy as an Ally (1945); routine with Congressman Vito Marcantonio; financial; membership recruitment; from Max Bedacht re unsatisfactory status of the membership statistics of the Society.
1948-1951
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 10
Several issues of Society's Monthly Letter; Correspondence re "defense of the Order"; memo (7 pages) re Shipka's report to General Council concerning the attack on the Order; correspondence re member in Arnold, Pennsylvania, "framed" due to his membership in IWO - Communists forced to register with the police within 5 days after the new ordinance, 8/50; and routine.
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 11
10 page "Prospectus for an Italian-American Community Center in East Harlem"; and routine.
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 12
Unable to translate.
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 13
Unable to translate.
Italian-Garibaldi American Fraternal Society
Box 10 Folder 14
Unable to translate.
1940-1946
Polish-American Section
Box 11 Folder 1
Correspondence re suspension of members of Lodge 3544 for not abiding by constitution of the Order; 4 page memo to Max Bedacht from Boleslaw Gebert, President (Polish-American Section) re proposals for building membership, 6/30/42, "the best possible base for building the Order is among organized Polish-Americans in the trade unions"; 6 page letter from Gebert to President's War Relief Control Board, 11/1/44 re Aemrican Assistance for Poland; from Bedach re unsatisfactory status of membership statistics of Society; "Appeal to Polish Americans," 2 pages, December 1945, re the re-building of Poland and endorsment of Roosevelt's policies; 16 pages, "Poland of Today"; 3 page speech by Gebert at "Rally for Delegation of the Central Committee of Polish Jews," 6/11/46; 2 page form letter sent to trade unionists urging them to join the Polonia Society, 9/46; 4 page press release, "Prominent Americans Ask President Truman to Strengthen U.S.-Polish Friendship," 9/16/46.
1947-1957
Polish-American Section
Box 11 Folder 2
3 page "Extracts from the Speech delivered by President Gebert at the Conference of the Polonia Society ..., December 14-15, 1947" re fight against fascism, supporting the labor movement, and political support; 8 page description of various Polish organizations in the U.S.; documents re Polonia Society training school including "IWO-National Leadership School" lodge programs.
Polish-American Section
Box 11 Folder 3
Membership Record sheets by lodge number.
Polish-American Section
Box 11 Folder 4-5
Unable to translate.
1944-1946
Romanian-American Fraternal Society
Box 11 Folder 6
10 page "Informative Notes on the Situation in Lodge 4503 - Dearborn, Michigan," re religious situation and lodge involvement; membership statistics; 4 page report (in letter form) to Bedacht from Mary Mila, describes political efforts, war efforts, memb3ership loss and budget needs.
1927
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Convention
Box 12 Folder 1
Convention material in Russian including delegates list, proceedings, correspondence, delegate instructions.
1929
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Convention
Box 12 Folder 2
Proceedings in Russian.
1930
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Convention
Box 12 Folder 3
Proceedings in Russian.
1933
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Convention
Box 12 Folder 4
Minutes in Russian and English - discusses unemployment, unity with IWO, Comrade Radsy - representative from Russian Section, Communist Party addressed the delegates, White Guardists, political militancy, International Labor Defense, organizing women's, childrens's, youth sections, Novy Mir, grievances, motion to telegram President Roosevelt to recognize the USSR.
1935
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Convention
Box 12 Folder 5
Proceedings and pamphlet in Russian.
1928-1934
Russian National Mutual Aid Society - Certificates and Licenses
Box 12 Folder 6
Liscense from Division of Insurance, Ohio, certificates from Pennsylvania, Insurance Department.
1931-1950
Russian Section, IWO - Reports and Proceedings
Box 12 Folder 7
Proceddings and finances of Russian Section, in Russian.
1936-1938
Russian Section, IWO - Reports and Proceedings
Box 12 Folder 8
Plenum proceedings of the Central Committee, Russian Section, IWO, 1936; Report of Daniila Kazoushchika at the meeting of the Russian Section, IWO - 1938; proceedings of Russian Section, IWO, 1938, in Russian.
1940-1944
Russian Section, IWO - Reports and Proceedings
Box 12 Folder 9
Report of the Russian Section, IWO to the 5th National Convention, IWO, in Russian.
1946-1917
Russian Section - Lodge 3057
Box 13 Folder 1
Sick Benefit correspondence expulsion correspondence, and routine, mostly in Russian.
1947
Russian Section - Lodge 3103
Box 13 Folder 2
Sick Benefit correspondence in Russian, 1947.
1944-1947
Russian Section, IWO - Miscellaneous
Box 13 Folder 3
Memos, speech, certificate of Incorporation of United American Societies for Soviet Relief, Inc., 1944-47; corrrespondence in Russian, unable to translate, 1945.
1943-1945
Serbian-American Federation, IWO - Correspondence
Box 13 Folder 4
Routine correspondence; report on progress since 1940; plan for recruiting drive; correspondence re Yugoslav Relief, Peter Vukcevich correspondence.
1946-1947
Serbian-American Federation, IWO - Correspondence
Box 13 Folder 5
Form letter re Tag Day Campaign; pledged projects, correspondence re Yugoslav relief and routine; copy of letter to Max Bedacht from Edward C. Carter re American Society for Russian Relief; memos; N. Baltich correspondence.
Serbian-American Federation, IWO - Miscellaneous
Box 13 Folder 6
Leaflet from American Committee for Yugoslav Relief; IWO bulletin of Activities Aids; newsletter; minutes of the regular bi-monthly meeting of Executive Committee of the American Association for Reconstruction in Yugoslavia, November 30, 1946, at Hotel Roosevelt, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
1938-1947
Serbian-American Federation, IWO
Box 13 Folder 7-11
In Serbian (unable to translate), includes Nikola Baltich correspondence.
1922-1925
Slovak Workers Society, Pre-IWO
Box 14 Folder 1
Unable to translate.
1915-1938
Slovak Workers Society - Constitutions and By-laws
Box 14 Folder 2
Unable to translate.
1923-1947
Slovak Workers Society - Convention Reports
Box 14 Folder 3-5
Unable to translate.
1933-1944
Slovak Workers Society - Reports to IWO Conventions
Box 14 Folder 6
Unable to translate.
1917-1933
Slovak Workers Society - Bulletin
Box 15 Folder 1-2
Unable to translate.
1943-1947
Slovak Workers Society - Correspondence
Box 15 Folder 3
Unable to translate.
1938-1941
Slovak Workers Society - History of Slovaks
Box 15 Folder 4
Unable to translate.
1945-1947
Slovak Workers Society - Miscellaneous
Box 15 Folder 5
Unable to translate
1938-1945
Ukrainian Section, IWO - Constitutions
Box 15 Folder 6
Unable to translate.
1935-1950
Ukrainian Section, IWO - Proceedings and Reports
Box 15 Folder 7
Unable to translate.
1944-1951
Ukrainian Section, IWO - Correspondence
Box 15 Folder 8
form letters; letter from M. Bonn (Pittsburgh) discussing John Derkascz incident; routine; and untranslatable correspondence memo form Frank Ilchuk, President re Ukrainian folk festivals.
1926-1950
Ukrainian Section, IWO - Miscellaneous
Box 15 Folder 9
Unable to translate, includes itinerary of lecture tour - Brother Riback
1945
Abraham Lincoln School
Box 16 Folder 1
Documents re summer school in Chicago for IWO members.
1941-1942
Aliens
Box 16 Folder 2
Pamphlets, releases, clipping (some published by the American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born).
1949
American Labor Party
Box 16 Folder 3
memo re national registration campaign proposals and fund raising.
1942
Atlantic Charter
Box 16 Folder 4
Includes official text of White House statement and articles.
1939
Camp Association
Box 16 Folder 5
Includes proposed constitution of the IWO Camp Association, form letter and list of members to be called to Camp Committee meeting.
1941-1942
Civil Defense
Box 16 Folder 6
Pamphlets; newsclippings; memo re volunteers; statement by General Executive Board, IWO on responsibilities.
1942
Clippings
Box 16 Folder 7
Miscellaneous clippings.
1941
Committees - Administration Committee
Box 16 Folder 8
Form letter re dues paid by social members may be appied to initiation fee.
1940-1941
Committees - Appeals Committee
Box 16 Folder 9
Minutes of the National Appeals Committee discusses various issues and cases brought before the Committee by lodges.
1938-1943
Committees - City School Committee
Box 16 Folder 10
Correspondence re annual census of Jewish Schools in New York; statistics on the number of pupils; and generally routine correspondence.
1952-1953
Committees - Committee for the Freedom of Sam Milgrom
Box 16 Folder 11
Broadsides, form letters, releases re the unconstitutional denial of bail in the McCarran Act deportation of Sam Milgrom.
1941
Committees - Executive Committee
Box 16 Folder 12
Includes May 5, 1941 "Minutes of the Executive Committee," 2 pages.
1952-1953
Committees - IWO Policyholders Protective Committee
Box 16 Folder 13
Form letters, releases, brochures, statement, memos re the Attorney-General's McCarran Act citation ("Communist-front" organization).
1941
Committees - National Education Committee
Box 16 Folder 14
"Minutes of the National Education Committee (IWO), May 7, 1941," 2 pages.
1941
Committees - National Women's Committee
Box 16 Folder 15
Routine form letter; minutes, 4/26, 5/7, 9/3, 1941.
1941
Committees - New York City Central Committee
Box 16 Folder 16
Routine form letter re plans for May Day celebration.
1940-1941
Committees - Organization Committee
Box 16 Folder 17
Includes minutes of the committee and "Report to the Organization Committee and Plan of Concentration for Negro Work," by M. Moran Weston, 4 pages.
1941-1946
Committees - Social Security Committee
Box 16 Folder 18
Report of income (1941) and release February 1946.
Committees - State Legislative Committee
Box 16 Folder 19
3 page release published by the Committee re legislative bills before Congress.
1941-1944
Consumers
Box 16 Folder 20
2 publications re consumer information (not published by IWO).
1943-1951
Cultural Activities
Box 16 Folder 21
Includes minutes, reports, correspondence, broadsides, clippings, release re various cultural events.
1945
Cultural Activities - Abner Greentour
Box 16 Folder 22
Correspondence generally re plans for meetings in various cities; broadside re "I Am An American Day."
1944-1945
Film Division
Box 16 Folder 23
Financial reports, reports of activities.
1942
Fraternal Outlook - Memos
Box 16 Folder 24
Routine form letters
1948
Fraternal Welfare Fund
Box 16 Folder 25
Form letter re aid for aged members of the Order
1940-1944
Front Line Fighters Fund
Box 16 Folder 26-28
Includes correspondence, articles, pamphlets re "fund that provides aid in a spirit of patriotic devotion and international solidarity"; correspondence with President's War Relief Control Board re rules and regulations of fund raising activities by organization; drafts of articles; exerpts of letters (and letters) from servicemen and organizations thanking the FLFF for their contributions; financial data (statement covering 1941-42 and 1942-44).
1942-1943
Health
Box 16 Folder 29
Includes publications, clippins, bulletins, (non-IWO) re general public and workers' health during wartime.
1945-1946
Health and Social Security Campaign
Box 16 Folder 30
4 page resolution on organization of the Campaign adopted at IWO Conference.
1947
History
Box 17 Folder 1-3
Includes typed drafts of various sections of Part 1 "History of the IWO and Role of the Fraternal Movement in the U.S."; Part 2 "Insurance"; Part 3 "The Lodge Program."
Home for the Aged
Box 17 Folder 4
5 page manuscript, "IWO Home for the Aged" re plans and preparations for a home for aged members of IWO.
1945
I Am An American Day
Box 17 Folder 5
Correspondence; release; lists of supporters by Society; brochure, "Thoughts of an American" by Frank Sinatra.
1948-1950
IWO Defense Fund
Box 17 Folder 6
Correspondence; handwritten notes; form letters re raising funds "to defend our beloved Order against the unconstitutional, slanderous attacks made against us by Attorney-General Clark"; also includes financial/statistical information - report "Present Status of the Fight for the Life of the Order," 20 pages, n.d.
1948-1949
Ingram Children's Education and Welfare Fund
Box 17 Folder 7-9
Correspondence releases re raising funds for the education and care of the children of Rosa Ingram, Negro mother of 12 children who, with 2 of her sons, was sentenced to a life sentence for the self-defense slaying of a white sharecropper.
1945-1946
Jewish History Week
Box 17 Folder 10
Includes handwritten notes, correspondence, minutes, 28 page "Verbatim Report of Proceedings at a Meeting Against Anti-Semitism and for a Jewish History Week - Under the Auspices of New Masses," 1945.
1945-1947
Labor - Miscellaneous
Box 17 Folder 11
Newspaper clippings, information sheet on proposed labor legislation, publications, form letter.
1944-1950
Legal Correspondence
Box 17 Folder 12
Generally correspondence with Lee Pressman, IWO Attorney, and others re income matters, incorportaion certificates, various court cases, naturalization proceedings, financial matters and other legal routine.
1951-1953
Legal Correspondence
Box 17 Folder 13
Generally correspondence with Lee Pressman, IWO Attorney, and others re income matters, incorportaion certificates, various court cases, naturalization proceedings, financial matters and other legal routine.
1948-1953
Legal Deportation and Loyalty Cases
Box 17 Folder 14
Includes correspondence, releases, form letters, court brief re Gwinn Amendment (Housing) occupancy of building if "subversive"; legal correspondence re members requesting assistance in fighting deportation and concern re possibilities of revoking citizenship based upon membership in IWO, deporation proceedings against Andrew Dmytryshyn, alias Andrew Dolin
1947-1948
Legal - Loyalty Petitions
Box 17 Folder 15
Signed resolutions form lodges all around the country condemning the arbitrary, scandalous declaration of the Attorney-General who questioned the IWO's loyalty.
1949-1950
Legal - New York State Insurance Department
Box 17 Folder 16
"Report on Examination of the International Workers Order, Inc." by Jamers B. Haley, Opinion and Findings of the Deputy Superintendent, Brief to Dismiss Proceedings.
1938
Legal - Use of Corporate Funds
Box 18 Folder 1
17 page legal document, "Report of Examination re: Use of Corporate Funds of the IWO, Inc.," submitted in Boston, Massachusetts, re sending corporate funds to support the Spanish government, using funds for publication of political magazine, and using funds to run political rallies in Massachusetts.
1946-1947
May Day
Box 18 Folder 2
Publications and clippings.
1952-1953
Membership and Lodge Membership Records
Box 18 Folder 3
Sheets re membership - new, reinstatements, expiration, by Society; also information re discontinued lodges.
1944
Membership Campaign
Box 18 Folder 4
[15] page document, "Vital Information on 6th Pre-Convention Membership Campaign, March 1 to June 15, 1944," (IWO National Organization Department).
1952-1953
Membership Department - Reinstatements
Box 18 Folder 5-10
Correspondence with members requesting to be reinstated under special plan announced by IWO whereby members who had dropped out over a 3 year period could apply by paying only 3 months back dues along with a signed health statement.
1939
Membership Drive
Box 18 Folder 11
Includes report, manual for builders, 10 page "Why and How the IWO Organizes - Its Grand Campaign of 1939."
1945
Membership Drive - Pennsylvania
Box 18 Folder 12
9 page document "Draft Plan - Western Pennsylvania Membership Drive" re strengthening the Order in the mine, steel and aluminum industries, strengthening existing lodges, etc.
1938-1949
Membership - General
Box 18 Folder 13-15
Includes completed questionnaires from lodges re number of members, what language, average attendance, women members, and of special interest, which are replies when asked for General Remarks concerning experiences or opinions on any of the problems of the lodge (ff 13); routine memos and form letters; to National Group Societies form Peter Shipka re FBI agents visiting lodges and demanding lists of members; statistical data re recruiting and general.
1938-1940
Membership Records
Box 18 Folder 16-17
Statistical sheets giving membership information by Sections.
1947-1950
Membership - Social Members
Box 19 Folder 1-2
Sheets stamped "social members," giving date, names and lodge number.
1938
Membership - Weekly Recruiting Reports
Box 19 Folder 3
Statistical charts re weekly reports on District recruiting and recruiting of sections.
1941
Memoranda - General
Box 19 Folder 4
General memos re office supplies, etc.
1945
Memorial Day
Box 19 Folder 5
Lists of members killed in World War II, newspaper clippings.
Miscellaneous
Box 19 Folder 6
Miscellaneous manuscript drafts re U.S. Dilemma in the Middle East, Guiding Policy for the Communists in their leadership and work in the IWO; memo on Editorial policy of Fraternal Outlook; manuscript, "Activities of the Order on Behalf of Labor," 16 pages; "IWO Program With Respect to Juniors," 11 pages; "The Order's Program and Activities with Respect to Civil Liberties, Equality and Democracy," 20 pages.
1948
Mundt-Nixon Bill
Box 19 Folder 7
Includes 4 page "Analysis of the Mundt Police State Bill (HR 5852)" by IWO; clippings; transcript of proceedings of IWO National Conference to Defeat the Mundt Bill; copies of the bill; form letter from President Kent to all lodges and miscellaneous.
1941
National Women's Committee
Box 19 Folder 8
Minutes of meeting, 3/19/41, 2 pages.
1941-1949
Negroes
Box 19 Folder 9-12a
3 page letter to the editor of The Daily Compass from Edward L. Nelson, New Haven, Connecticut, in disagreement with an editorial by a Mr. Ottley concerning the Negro people's progress in general (includes several drafts) (ff 9); 3 page "Minutes of the National Commission on Negro Work, 4/8/41"; 7 page "Resolutions and Proposals on Negro Work in the IWO"; 16 page "Proposals for Negro Work in the Order" (ff 10); publications re Negroes and the war, defense production; news releases; clippings; articles; speech, 7 pages, "The Negro and the Fight for Victory" by Edward E. Strong, National Secretary of the National Negro Congress, 4/10/43; Negro History Week - 1945; 1946 - news releases, broadsides, pamphlet, etc.
People's Radio Association
Box 19 Folder 13
Form letter sent out to potential sponsors for PRA.
1946
Peoples Songs, Inc.
Box 19 Folder 14
Brochures and newsletter re songs of labor.
1942-1944
Politics
Box 19 Folder 15-17
Articles; endorsements of IWO by state; broadsides; news clippings; "Report on Movie Tours and Showings During Election Campaign," 4 pages, 1944.
1944-1946
Publications - Requests for
Box 20 Folder 1-3
Routine requests for IWO publications.
1947
Publications Department - Negro History Week
Box 20 Folder 4
Order blanks; plan of publicity and promotion; news releases and routine re publications to be issued.
1946
Publication Department - Requests for Film Strip
Box 20 Folder 5
Requests for film strip "Health and Security for America," by IWO.
1947
Publications Department - Requests - "Negro History Week Bulletin"
Box 20 Folder 6-8
Includes routine requests for publications.
Radio Programs
Box 20 Folder 9
Form re IWO broadcasts.
Radio Project
Box 20 Folder 10
Re suggestions for project re Russian Radio Project (some handwritten pages).
1946
Relief and Rehabilitation
Box 20 Folder 10a
Correspondence, news releases, requests for publication, re United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration's distribution of food to invaded countries.
1941-1943
Roosevelt, F. D.
Box 20 Folder 11
Includes newspaper clippings, 8 page "President Roosevelt's Radio Address - George Washington's Birthday, 2/22/48."
1942
Salvage and Conservation
Box 20 Folder 12
Broadside and government publication.
1944
Servicemen's Vote
Box 20 Folder 13
Publications.
1944
Servicemen's Welfare
Box 20 Folder 14
"Memorandum on Servicemen's Welfare, Prepared for Brother Bedacht, September 1941-April 1944," 4 pages, re gifts sent to servicemen by IWO.
1953-2002
Sick Benefit Department - Lodge 1517
Box 20 Folder 15-19
Correspondence re payment of sick benefit claims to members of Slovak local lodges. (Unable to translate some of this correspondence.)
SBD - Lodge 3549-4385
Box 21 Folder 1-18
Correspondence re payment of sick benefit claims to members of Slovak local lodges, appears to be all Slovak locals. (Unable to translate most of box.)
1950-1953
SBD (Sick Benefit Department - Lodge 2005-3548
Box 21 Folder 1-40
Correspondence re payment of sick benefit claims to members of Slovak local lodges, appears to be all Slovak locals. (Unable to translate most of box.)
1940-1941
Social Security Crusade Fund
Box 21 Folder 19
Statistical/financial sheets, "Report of Income."
1941
Soviet-Nazi War
Box 21 Folder 20
6 page "Speakers's Guide on the Soviet-Nazi War and Its Significance to Americans."
1942
United Nations
Box 21 Folder 21
Includes publications, Declarariton by the U.N., copy of the Atlantic Charter, and brochures.
1949
United Office and Professional Workers, Local 16
Box 21 Folder 22
Union represented National Office staff of IWO - Includes correspondence, seniority lists, agreement and supplemental agreement
1945
Veterans Work
Box 21 Folder 22a
Correspondence form Dave Green re benefits for veterans; news releases; broadsides; form letters.
1942
War Relief
Box 21 Folder 23
Release; pamphlet; article re war relief.
1946
Win the Peace Conference
Box 21 Folder 24
Releases; program; form letter.
1941
Women
Box 21 Folder 25
Form letters from IWO, National Director of Women's Work, re pending legislation.
1942
Women's Draft - National
Box 21 Folder 26
6 page "Mother's Day - 1942 - For Victory"; and 1 page "Proposals on Work of the IWO Women's Clubs".
1938
Workers Alliance of America
Box 21 Folder 27
Form letter re conference on unemployment.
1945
Workmen's Benefit Fund
Box 21 Folder 27a
Minutes of Joint meeting with IWO.
1941
Young Fraternalists
Box 21 Folder 28
7 page "Proceedings of the Eastern National Encampment - Young Fraternalists."
1951-1953
Liquidation - General
Box 23 Folder 1
Correspondence re Supreme Court ruling listing the IWO as a subversive organization was arbitrary and unconstitutional; 3 page memo from Shipka to Raphael H. Weissman, Esq., re the impact of the injuction upon the overall operations of the IWO; memos re information and facts in preparation for trial; 5 page "Digest of the Opinions of Supreme Court Justices in the IWO Suit Against the Attorney-General's Subversive List - Its Meaning for the Order and Its Effect on the Liquidation Proceedings"; court document re IWO being on the subversive list; 1950 report, 141 pages, entitled "The Order" by Mary Kaufman; informational memos; "Analysis of the Decision," no author.
1950-1951
Liquidation - Illinois
Box 23 Folder 2
Court documents; correspndence with Illinois Department of Insurance requesting list of all lodges in the state.
1950-1953
Liquidation - Illinois
Box 23 Folder 3
Court documents and routine correspondence.
1951-1953
Liquidation - New York State
Box 23 Folder 4
Includes releases, form letter, 4 page release "War with Russia Given as Grounds for Liquidation of Fraternal Order" by Elmer Bendiner; letters to Alfred Bohlinger, Superintendent of Insurance, in reply to his letter which was sent to all locals - IWO replies: "It was a little masterpiece of arrogance and insult"; fact sheet; statement by Rockwell Kent.
1951-1953
Liquidation - New York State
Box 23 Folder 5
Correspondence; form letters to lodges re steps in fight for life of the Order; fact sheet and questions re Albany hearing; 3 page "Statement to the Members of the New York State Senate and Assembly by a Delegation of the IWO Policyholders Protective Committee"; list of legislators seen by Albany delegation.
1952-1953
Liquidation - New York State
Box 23 Folder 6
Releases; 57 page "Analysis of Haley Report - for Purposes of Cross Examination."
1950-1953
Liquidation - New York State
Box 23 Folder 7
Correspondence re request for approval of purchase of building for IWO home office use and routine re hearings, membership, requests for information; broadsides; IWO News Bulletin, 2 issues,(April 1951 and May 1951); 3 page list of signers of petition requesting that Governor Dewey act to withdraw liquidation proceedings against IWO; notice of scheduled picket line and delegation in front of the Insurance Department building.
1950
Liquidation - New York State - Court Documents
Box 23 Folder 8-10
Includes petitions, order to show cause, briefs.
1950-1953
Liquidation - New York State - Court Documents
Box 24 Folder All
Briefs, opinions, reports.
Liquidation - American-Russian Fraternal Society.
Box 25 Folder 1
Liquidation - Carpatho-Russian Society .
Box 25 Folder 2
Liquidation - Croatian Society.
Box 25 Folder 3
Liquidation - Douglass-Lincoln Fraternal Society.
Box 25 Folder 4
Liquidation - Garibaldi Society.
Box 25 Folder 5
Liquidation - IWO Files from Sam Milgrom.
Box 25 Folder 6
Liquidation - IWO Translation of Loose Matters on Top of Files.
Box 25 Folder 7
Liquidation - JPFO Cabinet D-8.
Box 25 Folder 8
Liquidation - JPFO Cabinet D-9.
Box 25 Folder 9
Liquidation - JPFO Translations, etc. - Cabinet D-10.
Box 25 Folder 10
Liquidation - JPFO Cabinet G-22.
Box 25 Folder 11
Liquidation - Jewish Young Fraternalists Cabinet D-36.
Box 26 Folder 1
Liquidation - Albert E. Kahn Files, Cabinet D-207.
Box 26 Folder 2
Liquidation - Polish.
Box 26 Folder 3
Liquidation - Serbian American Federation.
Box 26 Folder 4
Liquidation - Slovak Workers Society.
Box 26 Folder 5
Liquidation - "Spanidh Original Copy."
Box 26 Folder 6
Liquidation - Ukrainian-American Fraternal UnionCabinet D-66 and D-67
Box 26 Folder 7-8
Liquidation - "Cabinet D-50 - IWO."
Box 26 Folder 9
Liquidation - Miscellaneous Material Transferred from Empty Cabinets - General Lodges.
Box 26 Folder 10
1949-1956
Liquidation - Miscellaneous
Box 26 Folder 11
3 page manuscript to "General Council" re special meeting called because of the "Fraternal Report" issued by the New York Insurance Department; IWO property, Arrow Farms, Inc., legal correspondence; handwritten notes re textbook Workers School - We Learn and Fight; miscellaneous other handwritten notes re Rockwell Kent, minutes of Russian Section (1937), infiltration, IWO properties, financial information, and others; court brief before U.S. Court of Appeals; court documents - U.S. Supreme Court; speech in support of IWO, n.d., no author, 51 pages.
1951-1953
Liquidation - Miscellaneous
Box 26 Folder 12
Letters of support and miscellaneous. (Mostly Yiddish.)
1950-1956
Liquidation - Miscellaneous
Box 26 Folder 13
Yiddish and English support letters, clippings, financial data and miscellaneous.
1953-1956
Liquidation - Mail Received by Insurance Department
Box 26 Folder 14
Correspondence re loans to Camp Lakeland and Camp Kinderland; legal notices; insurance claims; real estate; release sent to all lodges by New York State Insurance Department re liquidating and miscellaneous notes.
2 page "Declaration of Principles Adopted by the JPFO of the IWO, Inc."
Box 27 Folder 1
Constitution and By-laws, 7 pages
Box 27 Folder 1a
1930-1949
Minutes, National Executive Committee
Box 27 Folder 2-3
Early minutes (1930-31) discuss funeral fund, establishment of a National Cemetery Fund, land purchase for cemetery (non-sectarian); 1939 - discusses budget proposals; 1945 - re 15th Anniversary of the Order, membership drive, the Order in Canada, JPFO official organ, People's Radio Foundation, textbooks for schools; 1946 - upcoming convention activities, relationship with American Federation of Polish Jews, delegates to attend American Jewish Congress Conference, May Day parade, membership campaign; 1947 -report on New Jersey lodges; 1948 - membership campaign, Relief and Rehabilitation Campaign, placed on "subversive" list, youth recruitment; 1949 - minutes of the JPFO National Board - re home for the aged members, Negro-Jewish unity, fighting anti-Semitism, development of a Yiddish theatre movement, report by IWO attorney, Lee Pressman, re being a "so-called subversive organization."
1940-1947
Resident Board - Minutes
Box 27 Folder 4
1940 - movement for social security, replacement of editor of Fraternal Outlook "who can better fill the present need of the magazine"; 1941 - membership campaign, Dies attack, the war effort; 1946 - report on Peace Conference in Washington, reports on membership of various lodges; 1947 - National Youth Convention, organization of the National Board, Rehabilitation Fund, evaluation of the convention, evaluation of Emma Lazarus Convention, action on Attorney-General Clark's report, Jewish Community in Palestine, National School Campaign, death of Brother Joseph Brodsky, report on Emma Lazarus Division.
1948-1953
Resident Board Minutes
Box 27 Folder 5
1948 - National Leadership Training School, old age home, membership campaign, cultural work, report of teh schools, crisis in Palestine; 1949 - report on Pavis Peace Congress, Centenary of Emma Lazarus, old age home, membership drive; 1950 - 20th Anniversary drive, protest Mundt-Ferguson-Nixon Bill, Youth Convention report, concert tour; 1952 - report on youth work, reinstatement of members; the appeal of the order to be heard by the New York Court of Appeals, deportation; 1953 - loss of members, legal matters pertaining to Insurance Department investigation.
1946-1948
Reports to National Board by General Secretary R. Saltzman
Box 27 Folder 6
1946 - Hitlerism, Jewish Labor Committee, contribution of JPFO relief effort, unity movement, political elections building of the order; 1947 - 1946 elections and the Jewish people, aftermaths of the war, American-Jewish Conference and the Jewish Congress, Palestine, membership drive, etc.; 1948 - attack against the Order, fascism, National School Committee, Morgen Freiheit, World Jewish Congress, home for aged members; 1950 - fighting the reactionary coalition through unity, progress of the Order, goals of the American Jewish Congress.
1935-1948
Reports to National Board
Box 27 Folder 7-9
In Yiddish.
1938
4th Convention
Box 27a Folder 1
Includes report of Yiddish Section (in Yiddish).
1940-1944
5th and 6th Conventions
Box 27a Folder 2
Includes reports and speeches in Yiddish with the exception of "Committee on Enlish-Speaking Work Report" by George Starr (1944), p. 81-94, discusses Jewish contributions to America, Jewish culture, growth of lodges, schools, youth movement, need for Jewish magazine; p. 95-99, "Sol Vail - Report of New England District"; p. 100-102, "Sol Roten berg - Report of Philadelphia District"; p. 103- 104, "H. B. Rotman - Chicago"; p. 105, "Sylvan Gottshef - United Jewish Appeal"; p. 106-107, "Dave Vines - New Jersey District"; p. 108-112, "Report of the Emma Lazarus Women's Division - June Gordon"; address by Senator James E. Murray.
1947
Report of Pre-Convention Problems
Box 27a Folder 4
In Yiddish - pre-presidential election of 1948.
1947
7th Convention - Minutes
Box 27a Folder 5
Held at Camp Kinderland, 48 pages, includes reports from secretaries of lodges and chairmen of various committees, and resolutions.
1947
7th Convention - Minutes
Box 27a Folder 6
In Yiddish. Held at Camp Kinderland, 48 pages, includes reports from secretaries of lodges and chairmen of various committees, and resolutions.
1947
7th Convention - Reports and Speeches
Box 27a Folder 7
Includes corrected drafts of reports and speeches, R. Saltzman report to the 7th Convention, "Looking to the Future," 31 pages.
1947
7th Convention - Speech
Box 27a Folder 8
Order Convetion by P. Novick in Yiddish.
1947
7th Convention - Miscellaneous
Box 27a Folder 9
Includes "Plan for English-Speaking Lodges", "Pre-Convention Discussion Outline", and miscellaneous.
1949
Report of R. Salzman on Plenary Session - 20th Anniversary of IWO in Yiddish.
Box 27a Folder 10
1951
8th Convention
Box 27a Folder 11
Includes 3 page "Call to the Convention" in both Enlish and Yiddish, forms for delegates, and form letter.
1946-1947
Emma Lazarus Division - Action Letter
Box 28 Folder 1
Newsletter published by Emma Lazarus Division, Women's Organization of the JPFO.
1945-1948
Emma Lazarus Division - Correspondence - General
Box 28 Folder 2
Includes statement of Division re FEPC, outline for discussion of International Women's Day, and routine correspondence.
1946-1947
Emma Lazarus Division - Membership Drives
Box 28 Folder 3
Form letters re membership drives.
1946-1947
Emma Lazarus Division - Minutes
Box 28 Folder 4
Includes minutes for June 9, 1946 and August 21, 1947
1946-1949
Emma Lazarus Division - Miscellaneous
Box 28 Folder 5
Includes bulletin, newsletter, form letters, leaflets, release.
1948-1949
Cultural Conference Committee
Box 28 Folder 6
Includes financial statements, programs, clipping, 8 page "Main Address to Cultural Conference - Answer to a People Calling" by Morris Schappes.
1945
Jewish Community Council of Detroit
Box 28 Folder 7
Correspondence re JPFO contributing to Civic Defense Fund Drive - requests taht none of the funds be given to the Jewish Labor Committee which is a "destructive force within Jewish life."
1950
Los Angeles Jewish City Committee
Box 28 Folder 8
Includes 5 page "Bulletin of the City Committee of the JPFO, Los Angeles, California, February 1950."
1940-1946
New York Jewish City Committee
Box 28 Folder 9
Includes correspondence (mostly Yiddish), program, announcements, form letters.
1946-1953
Committees - Minutes, Miscellaneous
Box 28 Folder 10
Includes August 1947 minutes of the 2nd meeting of the National Youth Committee of the JPFO; Committee on English-Speaking Work, February 1946; City Legislative Action Committee of the City Youth Executive, May 1946; Joint Distributive Committee, release, April 1947; minutes of the City Committee of the JPFO, October 1953.
1946-1948
Kahn, Albert E. - President
Box 29 Folder 1
Correspondence re situation in Poland; Jews in Palestine; form letters; memo, "Statement on Second Session of World Jewish Congress, 1948, to Executive Committee Members."
1946-1948
Pevzner, Sam - National Activities Director and Editor of the Jewish Fraternalist
Box 29 Folder 2
Letter to Pevzner from Peter Seeger, National Director, People's Songs, Inc. requesting his presence at their first National Convention; form letters re various activities; and routine.
1946-1950
Rymer, E. N. - National Director Youth and Veterans Activities
Box 29 Folder 3
Correspondence form letters re meetings, congerences, membership and routine.
1938-1941
Saltzman, Rubin - General Secretary
Box 29 Folder 4
Routine correspondence, letter from M. H. McIntyre, Secretary to the President of U.S., thanking Saltzman for patriotic support, 11/11/41
1942-1943
Saltzman, Rubin - General Secretary
Box 29 Folder 5
Includes 4 page letter from Saltzman to Meyer M. Weisgal re asking for re-consideration of the IWO's application for membership on the Executive Committee of the American Jewish Assembly and letter from Russian Ambassador, letter to Governor Dewey re imprisonment of Morris U. Schappes.
1944
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 6
2 page "Nora Van Leewen Zhitlowsky, (A Short Biographical Sketch)"; correspondence and form letters re July 4th celebration; correspondence with Nora Zhitlowsky re her lectures in various cities, letter from War Department re segregation of races.
1945
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 7
Correspondence re financial contribution to the American Jewish Conference, hadassah, Jewish Council for War Relief and routine.
1946
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 8
Correspondence re new IWO organizations in Fresno, California and Tucson, Arizona, setting up Jewish Orphans home in Poland, correspondence re a monument to Sholem Aleichem and routine.
1946
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 9
Correspondence with Nora Zhitlowsky re routine and other routine correspondence.
1946
Saltzman, Rubin - Tour
Box 29 Folder 10
Mostly re arrangements for tours.
1946-1947
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 11
In Yiddish. Correspondence re the Children's relief and Rehabilitation Homes in Belgium and France and the events in Warsaw, and routine.
1947
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 12
Letter from Joseph Brainin, 3/26/47 to Saltzmann re whether the JPFO should include an effective department to counteract anti-Semitism in the U.S.; 5/15/47 letter from Brainin suggesting "the Committee of Writer to tender a dinner in honor of Gromyko"; 4/29/47, 2 page letter from Saltzman to David Petegorsky, Executive Division, American Jewish Congress which answers questions pertaining to the position of the JPFO on issues effecting the Yishuv in Palestine; and routine
1948-1949
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 13
Letter from Rockwell Kent, 5/5/49, re speaking engagement arrangements, and a short report of the Paris Congress which Rockwell attended; report on "Ridgefield" and "Our Home for the Aged"; and routine.
1949
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 14
In Yiddish. 5/2/49 - complaints about Comrade Weinstein's management of Camp Kinderland and the old age home; and routine.
1950
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 15
Routine.
1951
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 16
Letter from A. Bohlinger, New York State Department of Insurance, requesting all records on Saltzman's possession turned over to Bohlinger, 7/25/51.
1952
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 17
Correspondence re members' dues; correspondence with Insurance Department re lodge bank statements; letter re discrimination at New York University killing of Enus L. Christiani, certificate and assignment of Bail Fund of the Civil Rights Congress of New York; and routine.
1953-1956
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 18
Re cultural tour, status of legal fight for the Order; from Los Angeles Office re "desparately in need of funds"; letter re Workmen's Circle, 1956.
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 19
In Yiddish.
Saltzman, Rubin
Box 29 Folder 20
Form letter re fund raising for protection of the shules; "New Year's Greetings From Rubin Saltzman"; letter to President Truman; citation from the Concil of Fraternal and Benevolent Organizations.
Saltzman, Rubin - Speeches and Lectures
Box 29 Folder 21
In Yiddish. Re Children's Camps, schools as a war front, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising; manuscript and speech - "On History of the Fraternal Movement" and "The Forward and the IWO"; speech re liquidation of IWO; speech"What Constitutes a `Hazard'" re liquidation; "Twenty Years of the International Workers Order," 66 pages; news release, 1946; article, "We Saw Them Build."
1946
Sandler, G. - Executive Secretary
Box 30 Folder 1
Correspondence and form letters re routine (meeting announcements, speaking engagements, etc.); includes, in Yiddish, statement and report of contribution and support of orphan homes in Biro-Bidgan and Poland pograms.
1946
Sandler, G.
Box 30 Folder 2
In Yiddish. Correspondence with Zaltzman and Yukelson; branch affairs - constitutional issues, transfers, concert tours, camp.
1947
Sandler, G. - Executive Secretary
Box 30 Folder 3
Routine.
1950-1952
Sandler, G.
Box 30 Folder 4
Routine.
1953
Sandler, G.
Box 30 Folder 5
Re reinstatement of members; tour agenda and expenses; arrangements of officers to visit all lodges to explain legal difficulties, keeping membership intact, etc.
1945
Starr, George - National Director and Director of English-Speaking Lodges
Box 30 Folder 6
Routine correspondence.
1946
Starr, George - National Director
Box 30 Folder 7
Form letters re support of Crusade to End Lynching; Million Dollar Drive; Jews in D. P. Camps and Palestine; and routine.
1944
Starr, George - National Director
Box 30 Folder 8
Correspondence re organizing a lodge in Kingston, New York; letter from member in Hartford, Connecticut, asking about JPFO-owned cemeteries and Starr's reply; from lodge in Milwaukee re activities of the lodge; and routine.
1946
Starr, George - National Director
Box 30 Folder 9
Substantial correspondence with Samuel S. Shapira who called himself "the father of the revival of the ideals of liberty, democracy and the Bill of Rights ... against growing fascism in America...."
1947
Starr, G.
Box 30 Folder 10
Routine.
1948
Starr, G.
Box 30 Folder 11
Routine.
1950
Starr, George - National Director
Box 30 Folder 12
Correspondence with Mike Hecht re article in The Fraternalist about the wages of employees at the Ridgefield Resort.
1946-1947
Starr, George - National Director - Tours
Box 30 Folder 13-14
Generally routine correspondence re arrangements, although some information about lodges in Houston, Texas, Florida, and California.
1946
Yukelson - Editor of the Tribune and Morgen Freiheit
Box 30 Folder 15
Correspondence re printing articles and notices - all Yiddish.
1941-1943
Zhitlovsky, Chaim - President, Committee of Jewish Writers and Artists in America
Box 30 Folder 16
Correspondence mainly with Saltzman re opposition to "Tanks for Russia" Campaign; lecture tour itineraries; press releases and telegrams concerning his death, letter from his family re publication of his manuscripts.
1944-1949
Correspondence - General
Box 30 Folder 17
Routine re changes of addresses, requests for publications and information.
1951-1953
Correspondence - Inter-Office Memos
Box 30 Folder 18-21
Re meeting arrangements; recruitment; general activities; dues; reinstatements.
1938-1953
Correspondence - General
Box 30 Folder 22
Routine. In Yiddish .
1945-1950
Correspondence - Form Letters
Box 30 Folder 23
In Yiddish .To various IWO branches re Book news, relief appeal, anniversary of the Order, banquets, membership drives, tours, holidays, district conventions.
1949-1955
Lodge 5 and 14
Box 31 Folder 1
In Yiddish - re help for Polish journey; not allowing a Communist to become a member of Lodge 14 in Scranton, Pennsylvania.
1946
Lodge 19
Box 31 Folder 2
Yiddish - re $10,000 campaign to open a branch in Harlem.
1945
Lodge 20
Box 31 Folder 3
Yiddish - re setting up relief campaign of which 60% would be returned to collecting lodge.
1945-1951
Lodge 24 and 26
Box 31 Folder 4
Yiddish - routine.
1948-1950
Lodge 27
Box 31 Folder 5
Some Yiddish - local member resigns his membership because of IWO being placed on list as subversive organization; Sandler (Yiddish) - fund raising is the very survival of the organization.
1945
Lodge 31 and 34
Box 31 Folder 6
Both Yiddish and English - routine.
1953
Lodge 37
Box 31 Folder 7
Routine.
1946-1953
Lodge 45, 46 and 48
Box 31 Folder 8
English and Yiddish - routine
1953
Lodge 49 and 51
Box 31 Folder 9
English and Yiddish - rotuine.
1945-1950
Lodge 55, 57 and 61
Box 31 Folder 10
Yiddish routine.
1947-1950
Lodge 62
Box 31 Folder 11
English - Atlanta, Georgia, Lodge - Correspondence re dues, correspondence re Henry Wald, member, re insurance premiums and coverage and his wife being involved in a loyalty board hearing - Wald says, "I am apparently affiliated with an inefficient and unbusinesslike organization" - they finally resign form the organization.
1948-1950
Lodge 62
Box 31 Folder 12
Yiddish - re members resigning, attack on the Order, dissolving the lodge.
1948-1953
Lodge 69, 71 and 77
Box 31 Folder 13
Yiddish - routine.
1948-1949
Lodge 90
Box 31 Folder 14
Yiddish and English - routine.
1947-1949
Local 91, 92 and 93
Box 31 Folder 15
English and Yiddish - re problems in Ohio and lodge with Youngstown Jewish Community Relations Council demanding that JPFO be expelled as a member of the Council.
1953
Local 98
Box 31 Folder 16
English and Yiddish - re dissolving Loadge 257 and members transferred to Lodge 98.
1938-1953
Lodge 100 and 101
Box 31 Folder 17
Yiddish and English - routine.
1945-1950
Lodge 102, 103 and 104
Box 31 Folder 18
Yiddish and English - routine.
1953
Lodge 105
Box 31 Folder 19
Yiddish and English - routine re sick benefit claims and a resignation of a member.
1953
Lodge 106
Box 31 Folder 20
English - re backing Saltzman and other leaders in the struggle to re-establish the rights and privileges of members.
1953
Lodge 111
Box 31 Folder 21
English - reinstatement of a member.
1946
Lodge 112
Box 31 Folder 22
Yiddish - re campaign to open branch in Harlem
1938-1953
Lodge 113
Box 31 Folder 23
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 115
Box 31 Folder 24
Yiddish - routine
1953
Lodge 117 and 120
Box 31 Folder 25
English and Yiddish (Lodge 117) re meeting in New Haven and routine.
1952
Lodge 122
Box 31 Folder 26
English - re inquiry by Insurance Department as to financial statements of lodge.
1944-1953
Lodge 124 and 126
Box 31 Folder 27
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 128
Box 31 Folder 28
English - routine
1953
Lodge 132
Box 31 Folder 29
Yiddish and English - routine.
1946-1947
Lodge 36
Box 31 Folder 30
English and Yiddish - routine.
1945-1953
Lodge 136
Box 31 Folder 31
Yiddish - routine
1945-1953
Lodge 138
Box 31 Folder 32
Yiddish - routine.
1950-1953
Lodge 141 and 142
Box 31 Folder 33
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 143
Box 31 Folder 34
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 148
Box 31 Folder 35
English - routine.
1944-1953
Lodge 149
Box 31 Folder 36
English and Yiddish - routine
1953
Lodge 153
Box 31 Folder 37
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 158 and 159
Box 31 Folder 38
English and Yiddish - routine
Lodge 160
Box 31 Folder 39
English - routine.
1949-1946
Lodge 165
Box 31 Folder 40
English and Yiddish correspondence re low wages of kitchen help at Ridgefield Resort; scattered issues of Local newsletter.
1953
Lodge 167
Box 31 Folder 41
Yiddish support letter and reply.
1953
Lodge 169
Box 31 Folder 42
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 170
Box 31 Folder 43
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 175
Box 31 Folder 44
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 176
Box 31 Folder 45
English and Yiddish routine.
1953
Lodge 182
Box 31 Folder 46
Yiddish - routine
1953
Lodge 184
Box 31 Folder 47
Yiddish - routine
1953
Lodge 186
Box 31 Folder 48
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 187
Box 31 Folder 49
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 191
Box 31 Folder 50
Yiddish and English - routine.
1946-1947
Lodge 192
Box 31 Folder 51
English - Miami, Florida re wanting to form a "General Lodge rather than JPFO Lodge; and routine.
1945-1953
Lodge 192
Box 31 Folder 52
Yiddish - routine.
1938-1952
Lodge 196, 198 and 200
Box 31 Folder 53
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 204
Box 31 Folder 54
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 206
Box 31 Folder 55
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 211
Box 31 Folder 56
Yiddish and English - routine.
1953
Lodge 215
Box 31 Folder 57
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 223 and 224
Box 31 Folder 58
English - routine.
1945-1954
Lodge 228 and 230
Box 31 Folder 59
Yiddish and English - includes "General Report" in Yiddish; and routine.
1953
Lodge 232
Box 31 Folder 60
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 236
Box 31 Folder 61
English - routine
1938-1953
Lodge 247 and 250
Box 31 Folder 62
English and Yiddish - routine
1949-1953
Lodge 251 amd 256
Box 31 Folder 63
English and Yiddish - routine.
1947-1953
Lodge 257
Box 31 Folder 64
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 258
Box 31 Folder 65
English - routine.
1945-1953
Lodge 263 and 265
Box 31 Folder 66
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 267
Box 31 Folder 67
English - routine
1953
Lodge 273
Box 31 Folder 68
English - routine.
1946-1953
Lodge 277
Box 31 Folder 69
Yiddish - routine.
1942-1953
Lodge 278 and 279
Box 32 Folder 1
Yiddish and English routine.
1953
Lodge 281
Box 32 Folder 2
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 283
Box 32 Folder 3
English and Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 283
Box 32 Folder 4
Yiddish - routine.
1938-1939
Lodge 302 and 304
Box 32 Folder 5
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 337
Box 32 Folder 6
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 358
Box 32 Folder 7
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 400
Box 32 Folder 8
Yiddish - routine
1944
Lodge 419
Box 32 Folder 9
Yiddish - routine.
1947-1953
Lodge 438
Box 32 Folder 10
English - routine.
1950
Lodge 440
Box 32 Folder 11
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 443
Box 32 Folder 12
Routine.
1947
Lodge 448
Box 32 Folder 13
English newsletter.
1953
Lodge 454
Box 32 Folder 14
Routine.
1947
Lodge 463
Box 32 Folder 15
English - routine (members request to have names removed from all mailing lists).
1952-1953
Lodge 464
Box 32 Folder 16
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 465
Box 32 Folder 17
English - routine
1950
Lodge 466
Box 32 Folder 18
English - routine.
1950
Lodge 467
Box 32 Folder 19
English - routine.
1947
Lodge 469
Box 32 Folder 20
English newsletter and correspondence re staffing problems in this Los Angeles lodge.
1946-1947
Lodge 471
Box 32 Folder 21
English newsletters.
1945
Lodge 477
Box 32 Folder 22
English and Yiddish - re resolution against World War II and concentration camps.
1945-1953
Lodge 482
Box 32 Folder 23
English - Washington, D.C. lodge, substantial amount of correspondence, mostly concerning routine lodge activities
1950
Lodge 484
Box 32 Folder 24
English - member (Indiana) with post office position requested to have his name removed from mailing list because the FBI and Post Office Department Taken every name of person receiving Fraternal Outlook
1953
Lodge 486
Box 32 Folder 25
English - routine
1947
Lodge 488
Box 32 Folder 26
English correspondence with Jack Greenhill (President Lodge - Los Angeles) re his resignation due to the IWO splitting up into nationality groups which he called "discrimination".
1953
Lodge 489
Box 32 Folder 27
English - routine
1950-1953
Lodge 491
Box 32 Folder 28
Yiddish - routine.
1953
Lodge 493
Box 32 Folder 29
Routine.
1947
Lodge 498
Box 32 Folder 30
English - one issue of newsletter.
1947
Lodge 498
Box 32 Folder 31
English - routine.
1948-1953
Lodge 508
Box 32 Folder 32
English - routine.
1952-1953
Lodge 514
Box 32 Folder 33
English - routine.
1946-1947
Lodge 517
Box 32 Folder 34
English newsletter and routine.
1946-1947
Lodge 521
Box 32 Folder 35
English correspondence re Ridgefield Resort (a JPFO Institution) being too expensive for the "average worker".
1945-1950
Lodge 523
Box 32 Folder 36
English correspondence re the Jewish Community Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, denied use of Center to JPFO.
1948
Lodge 540
Box 32 Folder 37
English - routine.
1945
Lodge 543
Box 32 Folder 38
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 562
Box 32 Folder 39
English - routine.
1945
Lodge 580
Box 32 Folder 40
Routine.
1947
Lodge 585
Box 32 Folder 41
English newsletter.
1946
Lodge 600
Box 32 Folder 42
English - routine.
1952-1953
Lodge 607
Box 32 Folder 43
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 658
Box 32 Folder 44
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 620
Box 32 Folder 45
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 660
Box 32 Folder 46
English and Yiddish - routine.
1946-1953
Lodge 704
Box 32 Folder 47
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 746
Box 32 Folder 48
English - routine.
1945
Lodge 751
Box 32 Folder 49
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 760
Box 32 Folder 50
English - routine.
1944-1948
Lodge 795
Box 32 Folder 51
English - 1 issue of newsletter and routine.
1946
Lodge 803
Box 32 Folder 52
Routine.
1953
Lodge 805
Box 32 Folder 53
English - routine.
1953
Lodge 807
Box 32 Folder 54
English - routine.
1947-1953
Lodge 817
Box 32 Folder 55
English - routine and newletters.
1953
Lodge 818
Box 32 Folder 56
English - routine.
1944-1950
Lodge 828
Box 32 Folder 57
Yiddish and English - routine.
1953
Lodge 860
Box 32 Folder 58
English - routine.
1945-1953
Lodge 905 and 926
Box 32 Folder 59
Yiddish and English - routine.
1944
Lodge 953
Box 32 Folder 60
English - routine.
1944
Lodge 3292
Box 32 Folder 61
English - routine.
1944
Lodge 4507
Box 32 Folder 62
English - routine.
1949
Chicago Lodge
Box 32 Folder 63
English broadside re Chanukah Party.
1950
Los Angeles District
Box 32 Folder 64
English resolution to Governor Thomas Dewey re liquidation
Manhattan District
Box 32 Folder 65
2 page manuscript "The Fight Against Racist Poison in the Manhattan District, JPFO"; 2 page manuscript "An Act of White Chauvinism."
1944-1947
Philadelphia District
Box 32 Folder 66
7 page "Minutes - Philadelphia Cultural Conference - JPFO, October 27, 1946"; scattered issues of newsletter; clippings; correspondence re 15th Anniversary Celebration in Philadelphia; correspondence between Sol Rotenberg, Executive Director, and John B. Kelly re demanding a public apology for calling the JPFO "subversive" in a speech quoted in The Philadelphia Record (1945); and miscellaneous
1948-1951
Locals - Miscellaneous
Box 32 Folder 67
Routine correspondence re some California lodges; Volume 1, Number 1, issue of The Spark (January 1948).
1948
Locals - Miscellaneous
Box 32 Folder 68-71
Completed forms by lodge number, "Report to General Office on Election of Officers" giving elected officers' names and addresses, location of lodge and replies to questions such as: address of meeting place, frequency of meetings, medical service available, own cemetery, issue own bulletin, etc.
1951-1953
Concert Tours
Box 33 Folder all
This section arranged alphabetically by city. Contents include form letters and follow-ups, dates and details of the tours, press releases, printing leaflets, etc.
1951-1953
Concert Tours
Box 34 Folder all
This section arranged chronologically by date of tour. Contents include questionnaires, form letters, schedutles and wages of performers, accounting sheets, hotel receipts, leaflet proofs, scripts, etc.
1944-1949
Educational Activities
Box 35 Folder 1
Includes draft of "Plan for Cultural Work in the English Speaking Lodges"; "Jews in American Democratic Movements" by Morris U. Schappes, 13 pages, 1949; "Warsaw Ghetto Prgram, Activities Manual No. 1," 7 pages, 1946; "The Jews in the Post-War World," outline for discussion, 8 pages; proposals for educational work; outlines; quizzes; bulletins; memo; "Educational Material," April 1946; and Educational, Cultural Bulletin.
1946
Jefferson Players
Box 35 Folder 2
News release; photographs; form letter; programs; routine correspondence; history of Jefferson Players and constitution; rates for bookings.
1949
Jewish History Week
Box 35 Folder 3
Speech; episode in the story of Jews in America; recommended bibliography for Story Week (in Yiddish).
1943-1951
Miscellaneous
Box 35 Folder 4-5
Routine correspondence; proposed program services for Peoples Radio Foundation, Inc.; Cultural Fund ledger sheets; form letters; cultural bulletin; recommendations for Culture Panel Conference.
1946-1947
Music
Box 35 Folder 6
Includes sheet music; routine correspondence; a corrected copy of "Program Material for the Jewish Folk Song" by Ruth Rubin, 13 pages; leaflets; tickets; etc.
1949-1952
Music
Box 35 Folder 7
Contents include pamphlet "Sing, America"; news release; routine correspondence; outline for music series; leaflets; memo; souvenir journal of Jewish People's Chorus of Washington Heights.
1950-1953
National Jewish Youth Conference
Box 35 Folder 8
Includes proposed constitution and by-laws of the NJYC, 8 pages, 1950; "Dispel the Climate of Fear - Save the NJYC," 27 pages, 1953
1949-1951
National Jewish Youth Conference
Box 35 Folder 9
Includes standing committee reports; special committee reports; outline of "Program of `Adoption' of Recently Established Agricultural Settlements by Youth Organizations Overseas" for presentation at assembly, 2 pages, 1950; special committee report on Reciprocal Adoption Project, 2 pages, 1950: plenary session minutes, 2 pages, 1950; report on Jewish Youth Week, 1950; minutes of Executive Committee meeting, 9/8/50; agendas; handwritten minutes of meeting with Chafzan (in Yiddish).
1950-1952
National Jewish Youth Conference
Box 35 Folder 10
Includes form letters, post cards.
1950-1952
National Jewish Youth Conference
Box 35 Folder 11
Includes a call to the annual conference, bulletins, newsletters, pamphlet, newspapers.
1947-1955
Other
Box 35 Folder 12
News release "Opening of ORT School in Havana", and miscellaneous.
1941-1949
Plays
Box 35 Folder 13
Includes plays, sample scripts, routine correspondence, some correspondence in Yiddish.
Plays
Box 36 Folder 1
In Yiddish.
1942-1949
Poems and Songs
Box 36 Folder 2
Includes program of 25th mid-winter concert; Pageant Jewish Folk Chorus; and (in Yiddish) a song to the Order, tank poems and songs to be delivered at "Tentanks to Russia".
Poems and Songs
Box 36 Folder 3
In Yiddish. Tank poems and songs for "Tentanks to Russia".
Postwar Rebuilding Program - 191946
Box 36 Folder 4
In Yiddish. Includes discussion program, broadening social security, Jewish resettlement problems, Jewish Culture in America lectures.
1944-1947
Programs
Box 36 Folder 5-6
Includes Warsaw Ghetto Program; Passover Program; 15th anniversary of JPFO Program (Yiddish and English); Folklore Program; Chanukah; Emma Lazarus; Washington and Lincoln; I. L. Perez.
1942-1946
Radio Scripts
Box 36 Folder 7
People to Remember series; Our Order; routine correspondence; etc.
Speaker's Guides
Box 36 Folder 8
Outlines and guides on anti-Semitism, Palestine and Zionism, Structure of the Jewish community, Purim, etc.
1943-1947
Speeches
Box 36 Folder 9
In Yiddish .
1931-1933
National School Committee. Minutes of National School and Culture Committee
Box 37 Folder 1
1943
NSC. Minutes of School Conference held in Camp Kinderland
Box 37 Folder 2
Yiddish - program, report, speech.
1943
NSC. Workmen's Circle School Convention - Philadelphia
Box 37 Folder 3
Yiddish - resolutions, speech.
1943-1949
NSC. Minutes - National School and Cultural Committee (NSCC)
Box 37 Folder 4
Yiddish - resolutions, speeches, report of teacher conference held in Camp Kinderland.
1945
NSC. Report of NSCC meetings
Box 37 Folder 5
Yiddish - includes staff report, Camp Kinderland report, theatre ensemble report, article, speech.
1949-1950
NSC. NSCC 9th Convention of Schools
Box 37 Folder 6
Yiddish - includes ideas for agenda, delegate form, reports, program plan.
1949-1950
NSC. Minutes of meetings of NSCC
Box 37 Folder 7
In Yiddish.
1938
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 1-2
I. Goldberg correspondence, mostly routine, re publications: Proletarische Derziung and Yungvarg.
1938
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 3-4
In Yiddish. Re changing name of publication from Proletarische Derziung to Haim un Derziung, and routine.
1939
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 5-6
Routine re publications - I. Goldberg and Synoptic translation of "Home and Education," January 1939; and articles for Haim un Derziung.
1938-1939
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 7-8
In Yiddish. Re Haim un Derziung, receipts, collection notices, book orders, etc.
1940-1942
National School Committee. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 9
Includes letter form Sadie Doroshkin, State Secretary, California District, JPFO, to S. Davidovich and reply re problems with schoolds; Dr. Levine's qulifications as a teacher being questioned by Jewish Education Bureau; I. Goldberg routine (Yiddish).
1942
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 10-11
In Yiddish. Includes responses to letters from I. Goldberg and Sandler re openings and closings of schools, teacher appointments, draft deferrments, also correspondence from Prebel and Chefetz re Chicago Schools.
1939-1944
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 12
I. Goldberg letters to teachers re hiring and firing and routine. In Yiddish.
1944-1946
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 13
form letter re 1st May, Warsaw ghetto, million dollar campaign; letter to Saltzman re new book, routine; letter to Marc Chagall acknowledging book Brenendiger Licht and other routine; letter from Corporal W. Saltzman to I. Goldberg re his views on the war from the front. Mostly Yiddish.
1947-1948
NSC. Correspondence
Box 37a Folder 14
In Yiddish. To Marc Chagall re Bayla Chagall's 2nd book; to prospective member that there is no danger in joining the JPFO; and routine.
1949
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 1
Routine.
1948-1949
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 2
Letter to S. Davidovich from Estelle Thomas in Poland re pen- pals; letter to S. Davidovich from George Starr and reply re Peretz, Cheifitz and problems in the Chicago schools; letter from Sadie Doroshkin to I. Goldberg and written copy of phone reply re Sandler vs. Rontch teaching in California and routine.
1945-1950
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 3
Form letters re meetings, salaries, attacks of Jewish reactionaries, loss of right to teach in public schools, organized committees to remove children from the schools, fund raising, convention (English and Yiddish); and I. Goldberg's resignation from National Schools and Cultural Committee.
1940-1952
National Schools Committee. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 4
In Yiddish. Re publications of JPFO.
1947-1956
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 5
Routine and news of Supreme Court appeal hopes to cancel liquidation order.
1950-1956
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 6
Routine re California Schools, and letter from I. Goldberg to Mrs. Marovitch describing curriculum in schools.
NSC. Correspondence
Box 38 Folder 7
Brief history of Camp Kinderland; memo on the schools of the JPFO, 4 pages; listing of schools in New York City area; and routine.
1937-1950
NSC. Correspondence - Boston District
Box 38 Folder 8-9
In Yiddish. Re teachers pay meetins, routine with I. Goldberg, S. Davidovitch, Sonia Sokol, Jack Weinman; English language clippings and letter (7/20/49) re attack on Chelsea school being Communist, by Jack Weinman, teacher, Chelsea Jewish Children's School, to Chelsea Record editor and by R. Saltzman.
1939-1950
NSC. Correspondence - The Bronx
Box 38 Folder 10
In Yiddish. Routine.
1948-1950
NSC. Correspondence - Brooklyn
Box 38 Folder 11
In Yiddish. S. Davidovitch and I. Goldberg correspondence re distribution of Yungvarg; description of Brooklyn schools; and routine.
1943-1944
NSC. Correspondence - Chicago
Box 38 Folder 12-13
In Yiddish. Correspondence from I. Goldberg re teacher negotiations and routine.
1943-1950
NSC. Correspondence - Chicago
Box 38 Folder 14
In Yiddish. Correspondence from G. Sandler, S. Davidovitch re more teachers needed and routine.
1950
NSC. Correspondence - Cleveland
Box 38a Folder 1
In Yiddish. Correspondence with I. Goldberg, S. Davidovitch re camp for children, teachers' salaries, Yungvarg distribution, increasing school attendance and routine.
1935-1945
NSC. Financial
Box 38b Folder 1-17
Routine financial including bills, receipts, ledger sheets, routine financial correspondence.
1942
National School Committee. Correspondence - Los Angeles
Box 38a Folder 2-3
In Yiddish. Correspondence to Paver, Maymudes, Lottie Moloch, Zelig Zipper re articles for publication, membership drives, complaints in teachers' salaries, argument between Lottie Moloch and Z. Zipper and routine.
1942-1944
NSC. Correspondence - Montreal
Box 38a Folder 4-5
I. Goldberg routine correspondence.
1935-1944
NSC. Financial
Box 38a Folder 6-10
Routine financial material including bills, receipts, ledger sheets of various schools.
1937-1949
NSC. Financial
Box 39 Folder 1-17
Routine financial including bills, receipts, ledger sheets and routine correspondence.
1942-1945
NSC. Classroom Materials
Box 40 Folder 1
In Yiddish and English. Posters; materials for observance of Week of Sorrow and Protest and Purim carnival; routine correspondence; United Nations pamphlets; study guides; workbooks, Jewish history, bulletin, speech and lecture notes; lecture re use of Jewish languages for the dissemination of Jewish-American culture.
NSC. Classroom Materials
Box 40 Folder 2
In Yiddish. Composition projects for elementary and high schools, test.
1948
NSC. Essay Contest
Box 40 Folder 3-5
Essay contest entries.
1949-1951
NSC. General Information
Box 40 Folder 6
In Yiddish and English. List of how many schools in each district, lists of Educational Directors in Brooklyn District and Schools in New York, brief history and outline of JPFO schools.
1941-1950
NSC. May Day
Box 40 Folder 7
Form letters and program. Yiddish
1947
NSC. Mendele Moicher Sforim
Box 40 Folder 8
Speaker's Guide.
1941-1950
National School Committee. Miscellaneous
Box 40 Folder 9
In Yiddish. News article reply to attack on JPFO Schools by New York Board of Education; news release; insurance policy; minutes of Teacher Committee on JPFO Schools; school publications weekly report, report cards.
NSC. Miscellaneous
Box 40 Folder 10-11
Exams from children's schools (Yiddish).
1948-1949
NSC. New York City - Legal
Box 40a Folder 1-2
Court documents re Board of Education of the City of New York denying the use of public school buildings for the conduct of classes or lectures to the National School Committee of the JPFO; also pamphlet "i am a jewish child"; pamphlet "The Law and Rules of Practice Relating to Appeals to the Commissioner of Education"; partial minutes of a meeting - Board of Education and Lee Pressman; handwritten notes; articles; news releases; etc.
1946-1947
NSC. Teacher Personal Fact Sheets
Box 40a Folder 3
In Yiddish. Includes also inspection visit report - JPFO schools.
1948-1952
NSC. Training School
Box 40a Folder 4
Form letter announcing a national leadership training school at Camp Kinderland,; daily schedule; student roster; applications; correspondence to Sam Pevzner re training school from Sol Rotenberg, Samuel Cheifetz, handwritten notes.
1942-1943
NSC. Universal Jewish Encyclopedia
Box 40a Folder 5
Includes description of encyclopedia and price; routine correspondence; news release.
1940-1943
NSC. Yungvarg (monthly magazine)
Box 40a Folder 6-8
Articles and miscellany; statement of ownership; bills; proofs; photographs; etc.
1941-1945
NSC. Yungvarg
Box 41 Folder 1-5
Articles and miscellany, bills, proofs, photographs, etc.
NSC. Yungvarg - Article on I. L. Peretz
Box 41 Folder 6
In Yiddish.
1943
NSC. Yungvarg
Box 41 Folder 7-8
In Yiddish. Articles and miscellany.
Almanac - 1944
Box 42 Folder 1
Routine correspondence re photos and articles for the Almanac.
1946
American Committee of Jewish Writers, Artists and Scientists, Inc.
Box 42 Folder 2
(R. Saltzman, member of the Joint Executive Committee) - correspondence and form letters re funds for Black Book Committee, rally arrangements and other routine; clipping entitled "Anti-Sovietism and Anti-Semitism, Text of Speech by Albert E. Kahn, Madison Square Garden Meeting on Jewish Black Book, March 27, 1946."
1946-1951
American Jewish Committee
Box 42 Folder 3
2 issues - May and August 1946 of The Committee Reporter, published by the American Jewish Committee; memo re: Analysis of New York State - IWO Liquidation, 1951, 5 pages.
1943
American Jewish Conference - Correspondence
Box 42 Folder 4
Correspondence re discrimination against JPFO lodges by American Jewish Conference - not invited to participate in Conference; request to become affiliated with the American Jewish Assembly and reply from the Assembly denying membership - much correspondence in an effort to get a reversal of the decision.
1945
American Jewish Conference - Correspondence
Box 42 Folder 5
Correspondence re request for JPFO representation on the Interim Committee of the American Jewish Conference; fund raising and routine.
1947
American Jewish Conference - Correspondence
Box 42 Folder 6
2 page "Statement on the Scope and Purpose of the American Jewish Conference" by Albert Kahn and Rubin Saltzman; death of Henry Monsky, Chairman of American Jewish Conference; form letters and routine.
1948
American Jewish Conference - Correspondence
Box 42 Folder 7
Correspondence re defense of the Jews in Palestine; organization of proposed American Jewish Assembly; financial staus; list of members; re conference ceased to function.
1943-1948
American Jewish Conference - Miscellaneous
Box 42 Folder 8
Includes delegates lists; 2 page statement "The Future of the American Jewish Conference"; and other miscellaneous documents.
1943-1948
American Jewish Conference - Publications
Box 42 Folder 9
Miscellaneous clippings; publications; releases.
American Jewish Conference
Box 42 Folder 10
In Yiddish. Unable to translate.
1946-1948
American Jewish Congress - Correspondence
Box 42 Folder 11
Includes constitution (1946) and routine correspondence.
1946-1949
American Jewish Congress
Box 42 Folder 12-14
Includes form letters; clippings; brochures; reports; minutes; "Program Notes"; an appeal by R. Saltzman re expulsion of JPFO from AJC; Spotlight, published by Committee for a Democratic American Jewish Congress; and miscellaneous.
1948
American Jewish Labor Council
Box 42 Folder 15
2 page statement "American Jewish Labor Council Statement on Contributions and Activities Within the Last 3 Months."
1944
Anti-Semitism - Press Releases
Box 42 Folder 16
2 releases.
1940-1949
Book League of the JPFO
Box 43 Folder 1
Includes routine correspondence and 1 bound volume ledger of Yiddish Cooperative Book League.
1943-1950
Camp Kinderland
Box 43 Folder 2
List of "Camp Committee"; programs; correspondence; list of "interracial camps"; form letters; financial data; student roster; and routine.
Camps
Box 43 Folder 3
Form letter describing Camp Nitgedaiget.
1950-1953
Cemetary Department
Box 43 Folder 4
Includes correspondence, blank forms, lists of cemetaries, financial statements, form letter describing benefits to members, 2 page "Rules Governing Funerals, Graves Used and Reserved on Our Cemetaries in New York and Vicinity"; and miscellaneous.
1943
Children's Anti-Nazi Protest Meeting
Box 43 Folder 5
Includes clippings and miscellaneous documents.
1941-1942
Civilian Defense
Box 43 Folder 6
Bulletins.
Committees for the Protection of Foreign Born
Box 43 Folder 7
Clippings; articles; mimeographs; broadside.
1948-1951
The Day
Box 43 Folder 8
Correspondence re the newspaper refusing to publish JPFO ad.
Denikin - General
Box 43 Folder 9
2 page "Memorandum to State Department on Expulsion of Denikin."
1950-1952
Germany
Box 43 Folder 10
Clippings; handwritten notes; broadside; articles.
1942
Haim un Derziung
Box 43 Folder 11
Yiddish - apperently articles for the publication.
Independent Workmen's Circle
Box 43 Folder 12
3 page "Statement of the United National Committee to the Injuction Executive of the Independent Workmen's Circle"; excerpts from "50 Years of the Workmen's Circle in Jewish Life" by J. S. Hertz, 4 pages, n.d.
1946-1948
Israel
Box 43 Folder 13
Releases, resolutions, correspondence re Israel.
1943
Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee in the USSR
Box 43 Folder 14
Letter thanking JPFO members for the hospitality shown while in the United States.
1951-1952
Jewish Fraternal Home Committee
Box 43 Folder 14a
Form letter; minutes of a conference called by Board of Directors for Jewish People's Home; financial data; speech; reports; agreement to buy Ridgefield Country Lodge, Ridgefield, Connecticut.
1950-1952
Korea
Box 43 Folder 15
Mostly newspaper clippings re Korean War.
1949
Los Angeles Jewish Community
Box 43 Folder 16
Broadside re Los Angeles Jewish Community Council moving to expel the JPFO.
1949
Leadership School
Box 43 Folder 17
Lists; agenda; leaflet re softball tournament; prposed budget for National Junior Leadership School at Camp Kinderland; school announcements; schedule; outline; and miscellaneous.
1946-1950
Medem, Gina
Box 44 Folder 1
In Yiddish. Re distribution, advertisement, publication, etc. of Wanderings and Meetings by Gina Medem
1946-1950
Membership - Drives
Box 44 Folder 2
Re JPFO's successful membership drive; newsletters; "Facts for JPFO Builders".
1952-1953
Membership - Dues
Box 44 Folder 3-3a
Correspondence re dues lists; form letters; lists; G. Sandler correspondence stressing importance of maintaining membership.
1946-1953
Membership - Reinstatements - Correspondence
Box 44 Folder 4-6
Routine correspondence from G. Sandler re reinstating expelled members; form letters from IWO General Secretary Peter Shipka re dues, standing of members and importance of reinstating members in light of the liquidation proceedings; also R. Saltzman correspondence on same matters
1951-1953
Membership - Reinstatements
Box 44 Folder 7-9
Reinstatement lists including lodge number, membership, suspensions, expulsions
1944-1953
Miscellaneous
Box 45 Folder 1
Includes newspaper clippings; office staff medical questionnaires; resolution to save the Office of Price Administration (OPA); legislative and political action newsletter re OPA; Dumbarton Oaks Proposals, broadsides; Earl Browder speech re Freiheit; "Jewish Fraternal Orders in the U.S." by Philip Sandler, 41 pages; and miscellaneous.
1946
Miscellaneous
Box 45 Folder 2
In Yiddish. Correspondence re Cuban contact; thank you from Polish Jewish Organizaiton; establishment of refugee colony in Belgium.
1947-1948
National Conference of Christians and Jews
Box 45 Folder 3
Plays; brochure on American Brotherhood Week; program guide "for Brotherhood U.S.A."
1942
Photographs - Miscellaneous - Yiddish Correspondence.
Box 45 Folder 4
In Yiddish.
1946-1951
Relief - Rehabilitation Fund
Box 45 Folder 5
Bills; letter from June Gordon, President, Emma Lazarus Division, JPFO, to Brother Raishi re foster parents plan; "Help! Rehabilitate the Jewish People" outline and material on the million dollar relief and rehabilitation drive of the JPFO, 15 pages; form letters re the drive; pamphlets; miscellaneous correspondence; news releases; "Reconstruction of Jewish Life in all Lands," 7 pages; E. Rymer, report on DP camps to Officers Committee, 1/14/47.
1946
Relief and Rehabilitation Fund
Box 45 Folder 6-7
In Yiddish and English. Correspondence re children's home in Paris and summer camps; financial request from Warsaw to support rebuilding; clippings; questionnaires; and routine.
1952-1953
Rosenberg Case
Box 45 Folder 8
Petitions for clemency for the Rosenbergs; broadsides; newspaper clippings; handwritten notes; form letters; miscellaneous.
Russia - Articles and Poetry
Box 45a Folder 1-4
In Yiddish. Articles for publication in Unzer Vort Journal sent in by Hebrew Anti-Fascist League of USSR.
1942-1943
Russia - Campaign Against Soviet Propaganda
Box 45a Folder 5
newspaper clippings re Ehrlich-Alter case; press releases; government document re anti-discrimination (Yiddish and English).
1946
Russia - Stories About
Box 45a Folder 6
In Yiddish.
1945-1947
Social Security Campaign
Box 45a Folder 7
Summary of Conference on Social Security in Washington, D.C., by IWO, 11/25-26/45; memo; statement by E. Rymer.
1940-1944
Soviet-Jewish Life
Box 45a Folder 8
In Yiddish. Bibliography; news clippings; articles; correspondence from Medem.
1942
Ten Tanks to the Red Army Campaign
Box 45a Folder 9
English and Yiddish. Bulletin, brochures, "What Russia Means to Us" by Albert Einstein, 2 pages; "An Appeal to New England Jewry!" by IWO Jewish Section, 2 pages; broadsides re sending tanks to Red Army to fight Hitler; broadside.
1944-1949
War and Relief Publicity Material
Box 45a Folder 10
English and Yiddish. Correspondence from soldiers re war effort and thanks for gifts; new clippings; letters of thanks from war relief organizations
1943
War Service Campaign Ads
Box 45a Folder 11
In Yiddish. Proofs; copy of letter from British Embassy on behalf of Winston Churchill thanking IWO for sending him a copy of Wallace's "Century of Common Man."
1943-1947
Warsaw Ghetto
Box 45a Folder 12
In Yiddish. News clippings; news release; poems; program for remembrance - copy in English of "Lest We Forget," 1943, 40 pages, compilation of reports received by World Jewish Congress.
1941-1944
Women's Clubs
Box 45a Folder 13
In Yiddish and English.Correspondence re various activities including aid to strikers at Dertog newspaper and Transport Workers Strike; support of anti-discrimination bill and routine.
Women's Clubs - Speeches
Box 45a Folder 14
In Yiddish. Speech on women's role in purpose and Society of Women's Clubs including women at work and home; political and economic rights; woman in USSR.
1951
Zionism
Box 45a Folder 15
Newspaper clippings and articles.
The America of Despair
Box 46 Folder 1
American Intervention in Greece
Box 46 Folder 2
The American Jewish Conference (Jewish Assembly)
Box 46 Folder 3
American Policy in Greece
Box 46 Folder 4
Ask Hannah
Box 46 Folder 5
Belgium at War
Box 46 Folder 6
Bombadier (Lodge 466)
Box 46 Folder 7
Budget for Survival
Box 46 Folder 8
The Builder (Lodge 253)
Box 46 Folder 9
Characteristics of Young Gifted Children
Box 46 Folder 10
Child-Welfare Legislation
Box 46 Folder 11
Children Engaged in Newspaper and Magazine Selling and Delivering
Box 46 Folder 12
Children In the Land of Socialism
Box 46 Folder 13
Children's Progress
Box 46 Folder 14
Contemporary Jewish Record
Box 46 Folder 15
A Crime Against Jewish Unity
Box 46 Folder 16
The Democratic Government and Army of Free Greece
Box 46 Folder 17
Divide and Conquer
Box 46 Folder 18
Escape To Life
Box 46 Folder 19
Facts About Child Health
Box 46 Folder 20
Facts About the Jewish National Fund
Box 46 Folder 21
Five Things You Can Do Today To Help Win the Peace
Box 46 Folder 22
Foreign War Relief
Box 46 Folder 23
Fortissimi sunt Belgae
Box 46 Folder 24
Fraternalist (Lodge 817)
Box 46 Folder 25
Fraternally Yours (Lodge 795)
Box 46 Folder 26
Good Posture In the Little Child
Box 46 Folder 27
Greater Security In the JPFO
Box 46 Folder 28
The Growth of Hebrew Culture in America
Box 46 Folder 29
Haganah
Box 46 Folder 30
Haganah Speaks To the U.N.
Box 46 Folder 31
Help! Rehabilitate the Jewish People
Box 46 Folder 32
HIAS
Box 46 Folder 33
Higher and H-I-R-E Education
Box 46 Folder 34
The Home Front
Box 46 Folder 35
Insurance in Wartime
Box 46 Folder 36
The Jewish Fraternalist
Box 46 Folder 37
Jewish Life
Box 46 Folder 38
The Jewish People Will Live On
Box 46 Folder 39
Jews In American Democratic Movements
Box 46 Folder 40
Leningrad
Box 46 Folder 41
A Letter From Madame Chiang Kai-Shek...
Box 46 Folder 42
Letter To a Zionist Friend
Box 46 Folder 43
Lodge Life (Lodge 517)
Box 46 Folder 44
Lodge Log (Local 585)
Box 46 Folder 45
Masaryk Charts Jewish Future
Box 46 Folder 46
Model Meeting (Lodge 600)
Box 46 Folder 47
Never To Forget (The Battle of the Warsaw Ghetto)
Box 46 Folder 48
News From Belgium
Box 46 Folder 49
Number 871433 Sends You Thanks
Box 46 Folder 50
Observations of Successful Business Executives
Box 46 Folder 51
Organized Labor and the Fascist Danger
Box 46 Folder 52
Oust Bilbo
Box 46 Folder 53
The Patriot (Haym Salomon Lodge)
Box 46 Folder 54
Plans For Jewish Schools
Box 46 Folder 55
Purim
Box 46 Folder 56
Purim Time Is Here
Box 46 Folder 57
Questions and Answers About Progressive Jewish Childrens Schools
Box 46 Folder 58
Remember the Dead - Rescue the Living
Box 46 Folder 59
The Road Back
Box 46 Folder 60
The Schools and Civilian Defense
Box 46 Folder 61
School For Teachers and Higher Jewish Education
Box 46 Folder 62
Security Equality Fraternalism (Lodge 471)
Box 46 Folder 63
So Your Son Wants To Be a Doctor
Box 46 Folder 64
Soldiers' Village
Box 46 Folder 65
Solemn Assembly of Sorrow and Protest
Box 46 Folder 66
Sosua-Refugee Haven in the Caribbean
Box 46 Folder 67
Speaking As American Jews and Zionists
Box 46 Folder 68
Survey Midmonthly
Box 46 Folder 69
Shushan Review
Box 46 Folder 70
Tale of a City
Box 46 Folder 71
Technology In Palestine
Box 46 Folder 72
Three Gifts and Other Stories by Peretz
Box 46 Folder 73
Together As Jews - As Americans
Box 46 Folder 74
Trade Unions in Greece
Box 46 Folder 75
The Tuscon Fraternalist (Lodge 453)
Box 46 Folder 76
Unity of the Jews For Victory
Box 46 Folder 77
Unity Won the War - Unity Won't Win the Peace
Box 46 Folder 78
Victory For Freedom
Box 46 Folder 79
We Suffer In A Thousand Ways
Box 46 Folder 80
What Happens To Your $4 Hadassah Dues?
Box 46 Folder 81
Women of the USA and the USSR
Box 46 Folder 82
Work Camps For College Students
Box 46 Folder 83
You Gave Them This Courage
Box 46 Folder 84
Yugntvort
Box 46 Folder 85
Abraham Goldfoden
Box 47 Folder 1
Almanac of JPFO
Box 47 Folder 2
Anti-Semitism in U.S.
Box 47 Folder 3
Bulletin
Box 47 Folder 4
Capitalism, Socialism and Communism
Box 47 Folder 5
Commemorating Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Box 47 Folder 6
Communism For What and For Whom
Box 47 Folder 7
Communist Manifesto
Box 47 Folder 8
Culture and Nation
Box 47 Folder 9
Culture, Work, Fraternalism in Inner Life
Box 47 Folder 10
David Bergelson
Box 47 Folder 11
David Edelshot
Box 47 Folder 12
Der Hammer
Box 47 Folder 13
Disqualified Not 1947
Box 47 Folder 14
Ethics and Purpose of the IWO
Box 47 Folder 15
For Homeland In Battle
Box 47 Folder 16
For the Security and Health of the People
Box 47 Folder 17
For Soviet Russia
Box 47 Folder 18
For Unity and For a Victory
Box 47 Folder 19
Germany - Destruction
Box 47 Folder 20
Give Back the World, Bourgeois and Other Songs
Box 47 Folder 21
The Great Conspiracy
Box 47 Folder 22
Guidebook For Builders of the Order
Box 47 Folder 23
Help! Rehabilitate the Jewish People
Box 47 Folder 24
Holidays
Box 47 Folder 25
In Service To the People
Box 47 Folder 26
The IWO In Jewish Life
Box 47 Folder 27
IWW Songbook
Box 47 Folder 28
Jane Adams
Box 47 Folder 29
Jews In the Soviet Union
Box 47 Folder 30
Jewish Culture Society In Poland, Record of National Convention
Box 47 Folder 31
Jewish Folk Songs
Box 47 Folder 32
Jewish Literature in America
Box 47 Folder 33
Jewish People In American Freedom (Labor) Organization
Box 47 Folder 34
Jewish Unity Towards Victory
Box 47 Folder 35
Kinder Journal
Box 47 Folder 36
Marxism Study Course
Box 47 Folder 37
The Molly Maguires
Box 47 Folder 38
Mother Bloor
Box 47 Folder 39
My Book Reader
Box 47 Folder 40
Nation and Culture
Box 47a Folder 1
NAI Teatur
Box 47a Folder 2
Negro Poetry in America
Box 47a Folder 3
On the Hill
Box 47a Folder 4
Order Bulletin
Box 47a Folder 5
Our Debt To the Soviet Union
Box 47a Folder 6
Our Heroes and Leaders: Who Was Steve Kataves?
Box 47a Folder 7
Peretz, Y. L.
Box 47a Folder 8
Proletariat Educator
Box 47a Folder 9
Questions and Answers About the Jewish Progressive Schools
Box 47a Folder 10
Response To Sholom Asch and H. Levik
Box 47a Folder 11
Response To David Pinsk
Box 47a Folder 12
Morris Pozenfeld (Songs and Poetry)
Box 47a Folder 13
School Bulletin
Box 47a Folder 14
Seforim, Mendele Mocher
Box 47a Folder 15
Shalom Aleichem
Box 47a Folder 16
The Solving of the Jewish Question in Soviet Russia
Box 47a Folder 17
Soviet Union Build Socialism
Box 47a Folder 18
The Spark
Box 47a Folder 19
Ten Years of Fraternalism
Box 47a Folder 20
Under the Silk Curtains of the American Jewish Congress
Box 47a Folder 21
Unzer Wort
Box 47a Folder 22
Vintchusky, Morris
Box 47a Folder 23
The Voice of the Progressive Cloak Finishers
Box 47a Folder 24
The War and the Working Class
Box 47a Folder 25
The War Danger
Box 47a Folder 26
Why You Must Join the IWO
Box 47a Folder 27
The Woman at Home, Factory and In Society
Box 47a Folder 28
Worker-School Studybook
Box 47a Folder 29
Yearly School Almanac
Box 47a Folder 30
Your Child
Box 47a Folder 31
Yungvarg
Box 47a Folder 32
Aptheker, Herbert. The Meaning of Negro History.
Box 48 Folder 1
8 p.
1939
Bardi, Gino. Are We Aryans?
Box 48 Folder 2
39 p.
1941
Bedacht, Max. Labor Frternalism - the Fraternal Principles and Program of the I.W.O.
Box 48 Folder 3
31 p.
Bedacht, Max. The Organizer and His Problems
Box 48 Folder 4
18 p.
1936
Bedacht, Max. Unity of the Fraternal Movement.
Box 48 Folder 5
24 p
1942
Benjamin, Herbert. For an Offensive on the Second European Front.
Box 48 Folder 6
8 p.
1935
Blake, Ben, ed. 12 Plays for Boys and Girls.
Box 48 Folder 7
79 p.
International Workers Order (IWO). Add IWO Protection to Your Union Protection.
Box 48 Folder 8
12:00 PM
1942
IWO. Air Raids, Blackouts, First Aid.
Box 48 Folder 9
1947
IWO. The Best Insurance Protection For Your Family.
Box 48 Folder 10
47 p.
1947
IWO. Civilian and National Defense Exposition.
Box 48 Folder 11
3 p.
1946
IWO. The Film Division of the IWO Presents.
Box 48 Folder 12
2p.
1946
IWO. Food For Freedom Bulletin.
Box 48 Folder 13
July, 1946. 4 p.
1935
IWO. Five Years of the International Workers Order.
Box 48 Folder 14
1935 123 p
1939-1950
IWO. Fraternal Outlook. ,scattered issues.
Box 48 Folder 15
IWO. How to Organize an IWO Lodge - a Point by Point Outline,
Box 48 Folder 16
5:00 PM
IWO. The IWO - History and Role in Political Life of Our Country.
Box 48 Folder 17
(Includes instructor's outline, 8 p.)
IWO. IWO On Parade - 4th Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.
Box 48 Folder 18
22 p.
IWO. An Indictment - The People vs. Attorney General Tom Clark Before the Court of Public Opinion.
Box 48 Folder 19
6p.
1940
IWO. IWO Junior Guide.
Box 48 Folder 20
May, 8 p.
IWO. The Lodge Program - II.
Box 48 Folder 21
6 p.
IWO. The Lodge Program - III.
Box 48 Folder 22
13 p.
IWO. Membership Book.
Box 48 Folder 23
12p.
1951
IWO. News Bulletin.
Box 48 Folder 24
April, 8 p.
1942-1950
IWO. News From the International Workers Order. , scattered issues.
Box 48 Folder 25
IWO. Notes and Materials For Speakers On Attorney Genera Clark's Report To The Loyalty Board.
Box 48 Folder 26
15p.
IWO. Our Plan For Plenty.
Box 48 Folder 27
32 p.
IWO. Our Plan For Plenty.
Box 48 Folder 28
3p.
1942
IWO. Our Spring Offensive ... Report To the National Women's Committee.
Box 48 Folder 29
10p.
IWO. An Outline of Parliamentary precedure and the Conduct of a Lodge Meeting.
Box 48 Folder 30
10p.
1940
IWO. Promoting Security - Facts About the Role and Purpose of the IWO.
Box 48 Folder 31
15p.
1945
IWO. Rate Schedule.
Box 48 Folder 32
IWO. Speaker's Outline On ... the IWO and Social Security.
Box 48 Folder 33
5p.
1945
IWO. Special Bulletin.
Box 48 Folder 34
July, 4p.
1943
IWO. Season's Greetings from International Workers Order.
Box 48 Folder 35
1p.
1944-1947
IWO. Three Years - . A Review of the IWO Between the 6th and 7th Convention. . 89 p.
Box 48 Folder 36
89p.
1941
IWO. To Every Member of the IWO - A Message From Our President - William Weiner.
Box 48 Folder 37
7 p.
1934
IWO. Workers School, Textbook For the Third Year.
Box 48 Folder 38
113 p.
IWO. City Central Committee. Education Department. War Activities Guide for IWO Community Councils.
Box 48 Folder 39
7 p.
1943
IWO. Cultural Council. Cultural Counsel.
Box 48 Folder 40
December, (Volume 1, Number 1).
1945
IWO. Film Division. Films For Victory. 35 p.
Box 48 Folder 41
35 p.
1942
IWO. Front Line Fighters Fund. This Is Your Enemy - A Documentary of Nazi Atrocities Against Citizens and Soldiers of Our Soviet Ally.
Box 48 Folder 42
45 p
1939
IWO. General Executive Board. Manual For Lodge Officers of the International Workers Order.
Box 48 Folder 43
72 p.
1947
IWO. General Office. Discussion Guide - "The People Have Never Abandoned F.D.R.'s Policies".
Box 48 Folder 44
16 p.
1948
IWO. General Office Staff. The Paper.
Box 48 Folder 45
January- Number 4. 10 p.
IWO. Medical Department. At Your Service 365 Days a Year.
Box 48 Folder 46
2 p.
IWO. National Army Welfare Committee. Dear Son Max
Box 48 Folder 47
4p.
1941
IWO. National Committee of Young Fraternalists. Fraternalism in Action - Army Welfare Campaign of the IWO.
Box 48 Folder 48
6p.
1948
IWO. National Department For Children's Activities. IWO National Junior Leadership School.
Box 48 Folder 49
3p.
IWO. National Department For Children's Activities. Let's Have a Party - Parties For IWO Juniors.
Box 48 Folder 50
11 p.
1942
IWO. National Education Department. Education For Victory -Series 1.
Box 48 Folder 51
8p.
1942
IWO. National Education Department. Education For Victory Series 2.
Box 48 Folder 52
16 p.
IWO. National Education Department. The Hungarian People Their Traditions and Contributions.
Box 48 Folder 53
8p.
1937-1941
IWO. National Education Department. Labor and the IWO A Handbook.
Box 48 Folder 54
10p.
1940
IWO. National Education Department. My Country's Peace Policy Course.
Box 48 Folder 55
9p.
1939
IWO. National Education Department. Our Civic Duty Keep America Out of War.
Box 48 Folder 56
12p.
1939
IWO. National Education Department. Social Games For Lodges (Tenth Anniversary Publication).
Box 48 Folder 57
37p.
1936
IWO. National Executive Committee. Manual of the IWO.
Box 49 Folder 1
64p.
1930
IWO. National Executive Committee. A New Worker's Stronghold What Is the IWO and Why Every Worker Should Join It.
Box 49 Folder 2
16p.
1938
IWO. National Training School. Workers Fraternalism As a Force In the Community.
Box 49 Folder 3
13p.
1937
IWO. National Youth Committee. Parliamentary Procedure.
Box 49 Folder 4
12p.
1930-1948
IWO. New York Council. Eighteenth Annual Almanac.
Box 49 Folder 5
IWO. New York District. Call To a Cultural Conference.
Box 49 Folder 6
1948
IWO. Ukrainian American Fraternal Union. First Ukrainian National Folk Festival.
Box 49 Folder 7
44 p.
1941
IWO. Young Fraternalists. Those Who Serve - Deserve.
Box 49 Folder 8
1 p.
IWO. Youth Section. The New Order.
Box 49 Folder 9
Volume 1, Number 1-3 and 7 (Title change from Barricade.)
1944
Marcantonio, Vito. Security With FDR.
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31 p.
1932
Schaeffer, Jacob, comp. "Mit Gezang Tzum Kamf" - Songs For Voice and Piano. 74,
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16 p.
1945
Starobin, Joseph. Never Again!
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16 p.
1943
Vail, Sol. This Is Treason.
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28 p.
1943
Wallace, Henry. Century of the Common Man.
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46 p.
Miscellaneous manuscripts.
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Untranslatable IWO publications in:
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Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian
1930-1932
Bound volumes of various publications.
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Mostly Yiddish. Der Funk, official organ of the Order, Volume 1, Number 1 (September ) to Volume 3, Number 6 (December 1932); magazines put out by Workmen's Circle and IWO schools during the 1920's and 1930's, including Unzer Veg, Unzer Shournal, Serp un Hammer, Prolet Shul, Shul un Arbet, and Arbeter Kinder; official publications of Workmen's Circle addressed to children, includes Kinderland, Yungvarg, Kinderring, Unzer Yungt, Morganshtern, Ershtertrit, Zichere Trit; annual almanacs of non-partisan Jewish workers' children's schools, 1927-1930. (4 bound volumes and 1 single item.)
Photographs.
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Miscellaneous clippings.
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