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Gaede, Erwin A.  Morton Sobell.
Papers, 1959-1966. 73 items.

Papers of Gaede, a Unitarian minister, include a letter from R. F. Kennedy, speeches, notes, and reports of tours concerning activities in behalf of Morton Sobell, convicted of espionage in 1951; also a photocopy of a letter from Michael Rosenberg [i.e., Meeropol] to President Dwight D. Eisenhower, unpublished(?) poems by Helen Sobell, and photos.

Georgakas, Dan.
Papers, 1960s-1990. 1.25 linear ft.
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Includes marked-up manuscript of Georgakas’s book, Detroit, I Do Mind Dying; file cards on some resources for same; manuscript of Don't Mourn, Organize: Joe Hill, the IWW and Western Labor Meeting; research materials related to Abdeen Jabara v. FBI regarding Arab Americans in Detroit; Martin Sostre Defense Committee materials; raw interviews with veterans of the IWW that were edited for use in Solidarity Forever: An Oral History of the IWW; original version of Georgakas’s essay on 19th century Detroit labor radical Richard Trevellick with two follow-up articles; fliers pertaining to Libertairian Communism in Detroit and the Greek Underground.

Glendinning, Chellis.
Papers, 1890-2008.
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Papers of activist, author, and licensed psychotherapist who is well-known in the field of ecopsychology and as a critic of the predominance of technology in society. Included are correspondence, manuscript material, photographs, serial publications and books.

Gold, Mike, 1893-1967/Mike Folsom, 1938-1990.
Papers, 1901-1990
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Mike Gold (Irwin Granich) was a Communist writer, novelist, playwright, critic, and editor of the New Masses. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, biographical materials, notes, journals, photographs, and other materials relating to the life and work of Mike Gold. Folsom was an English professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who worked very closely with Gold during the last years of Gold's life and afterwards to produce Mike Gold: a Literary Anthology in 1972, and a number of other works in the field of proletarian literature and literary criticism. The papers of both men were originally interspersed upon arrival to the Special Collections Library. Although some efforts have been made to separate and identify the works and papers of the two men within the collection, the various materials of each man became enmeshed during their collaborative efforts in ways that have been preserved through the processing effort in order to fully convey the meaning of the work and exchanges which took place between them.

Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940.
Collection of papers, 1909-1940. 104 items.
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Anarchist lecturer and writer, birth control advocate, and founder and editor of Mother Earth. The collection contains photocopies of correspondence, 1913-1932, between Goldman and Agnes Inglis, the originals of which are at the International Institute for Social History in Amsterdam; correspondence with Roger Baldwin, Harry Kelly, Eugene Lyons, Max Nettlau, Kate R. O'Hare, Ben Reitman, Bertrand Russell, Augustin Souchy, and others; essays by and about Goldman, including her recollections of Voltairine De Cleyre; reviews and other materials concerning her autobiography, Living My Life; circular letters distributed by Mother Earth; and newspaper clippings. The papers chiefly concern lecture tours, activities in support of anarchists and revolutionaries, particularly in Russia, England, and Spain, her response to reviews of Living My Life, the illness and death of Alexander Berkman, and mutual friends and acquaintances. The papers are in English, German, and Spanish.

Goldman, Emma, 1860-1940.
Papers, 1935-1940. 269 items.
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Photocopies of papers that were in Emma Goldman's apartment at the time of her death; the originals are in the possession of Federico Arcos, a Spanish anarchist who fought in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), and who has been a Canadian resident since 1940. The collection contains correspondence, essays, circular letters, newspaper clippings, and photos dealing primarily with Goldman's activities on behalf of anarchists in Spain during the Civil War and on behalf of four men, including Arthur Bortolotti and Marcus Joachim, arrested in Toronto for anti-Fascist agitation. Principal correspondents include Dorothy Rogers, Goldman's secretary (1939-40); Stella Ballantine, Goldman's niece; Malcolm Cowley, Nick Di Domenico, Mary Eleanor Fitzgerald , James Heney, Anna and Maximilian Olay, John C. Powys, Milly and Rudolf Rocker, and Mollie Steimer and Senya Fleshin.  The papers are in English, Italian, and Spanish.

Goldman, Emma (1869-1940). (Eva Langbord)
Papers, 1934-1985. 142 items.
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The eldest daughter of Morris Langbord, a Toronto-based Jewish anarchist, Eva Langbord was a child when she met Emma Goldman. The collection consists mainly of documents belonging to and relating to Emma Goldman. Included are identification papers (Goldman's Russian passport, her U.S. citizenship document, and various other identification cards from France, Germany, and England), publishing contracts, legal documents, and some letters. Additional material includes clippings saved by Eva Langbord, correspondence, and photographs. Also contains two affidavits signed by the Rabbi who performed the marriage ceremony between Goldman and Jacob Kerschner in February 1887, as well as affidavits signed by Helene Hochstein and Sam Cominsky, who witnessed the marriage. The publishing contracts for Emma Goldman include those for The Autobiography of Emma Goldman (later titled Living My Life), My Disillusionment in Russia, and The Voyage of the Buford. The collection also includes materials of Alexander Berkman, including his handwritten last will, signed 11/22/35, and three portraits of Goldman, including one taken by Eugene Hutchinson (Chicago) and one signed by S. Flechine (Paris). The third portrait is signed by Goldman.

Goldman, Emma (1869-1940)/Virginia Hersch (1896-?)
Papers, 1930-1934, .3 ft.
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The collection includes letters from Emma Goldman and Alexander Berkman to the Americans Virginia and Lee Hersch in Paris dating June 1930 to March 1934. All but one of the Goldman letters were written from "Bon Esprit" in St. Tropez (the last letter was written after Goldman moved to London). The Berkman letters were written from Nice, France. In addition, the collection holds a memo reviewing Goldman's Living My Life (undated), a limited edition of Voltairine de Cleyre inscribed by Emma Goldman for Virginia Hersch, and a 20-page booklet of letters of appreciation for Berkman's sixtieth birthday celebration in 1930.

Emma Goldman and Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh
Collection, 1910s to 1930s. 1 Linear ft. (Two manuscript boxes)
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This collection contains materials about the personal lives and political activities of Emma Goldman and Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh, organized into four series. The bulk of the collection is correspondence between the two anarchists, primarily from the 1920s. Also included is correspondence with other people, records and correspondence related to committees for various political causes and to raise funds for the writing of Goldman's autobiography, and printed materials including books and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and typewritten drafts written by Goldman.

Goodfriend, Audrey, 1920-2013.
Papers, 1948-1985. .5 linear feet. (one folder)
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This collection consists mainly of correspondence to Goodfriend and written materials collected by her. None of her own writing is included. Goodfriend was an American anarchist from New York City who met Emma Goldman as a teenager and was an active pacifist during World War II. Goodfriend left New York and traveled to California in 1946 with companion David Koven.  There she helped found the libertarian Walden School in 1958. 

Goodman, Judith (Singer), 1881-1943.
Papers, 1904-1930. 34 items.

The papers consist of the correspondence of Goodman, a Russian immigrant anarchist, chiefly with her brother-in-law in Russia, I. Geitsman, regarding conditions while a prisoner in Vilna, Lithuania, around 1910, and family matters. Other correspondents include Goodman's husband, Sholom, and daughters, Liza and Sara, as well as Nikolai Chaikovskii, I. O. Kryshalovich, J. de Wit, and Sophie Kropotkin, the last discussing the collection of funds for the relief of imprisoned and deported Russian anarchists. Also included is her memoir of the anarchist movement in Russia, 1904-1907, a short biography of Goodman by her daughter, Sara, and six photos of Russian anarchists, most killed or deported during the Revolution of 1905 and the ensuing pogroms. The papers are in English, Russian, and Yiddish.

Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) Strike.
Archive, 1975.  .25 ft.
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Contains leaflets, open letters, administrative documents, newspaper clippings, and other materials related to the strike by the University of Michigan's graduate student union, the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO), in 1975.

Graham, Marcus.
Papers, 1936-1939. 8 items.
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Marcus Graham was the pseudonym of Shmuel Marcus (1893-?), Rumanian-born editor of the anarchist journal Man!, which was published from 1933 to 1940. His papers include letters from Michael A. Cohen, Frederick J. Gould, Bolton Hall, and Henry J. Stuart, and two essays by Steven T. Byington, "Why is a War?" and "Benjamin Ricketson Tucker," all marked for apparent publication in Man!, a letter from Max Metzkow enclosing an anarchist leaflet about the Homestead Strike circulated shortly before the trial of Alexander Berkman, and a letter from D. Alonso concerning the Comite pro Libertad de Prensa Marcus Graham and translating a Graham pamphlet into Spanish.

Greek Anti-Junta Struggle.
Collection, 1949-1975. 7.25 linear ft.
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Collection of materials on the Greek coup d'etat by military leaders in 1967 and the ensuing junta, which continued until 1974. Mostly concerned with the anti-junta struggle, but also present are some materials from the pro-junta viewpoint. Contains correspondence, reports, legislative materials, periodicals, transcripts, press releases, pamphlets, essays, clippings, programs and invitations, and biographical sketches. Materials were compiled by Detroit native James G. Pyrros (b.1948), member of the U.S. Army liaison detachment to the Greek Expeditionary Force, Assistant Attorney General for Michigan (1955-1961), administrative assistant to U.S. Congressional Representative Lucien Nedzi (D-Michigan) (1961-1980), activist in the Greek anti-junta effort in the United States, particularly involved with the U.S. Committee for Democracy in Greece (1967-1974).Primarily in English.

Grenell, Judson, 1847-1930.
Papers, 1882-1930. 102 items.
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Detroit socialist, labor activist, and newspaperman. Grenell's papers consist of letters from Joseph Labadie regarding his family history, health, printing shop, and daily activities; correspondence with Detroit city attorney John B. Corliss, John M. McGregor, William Ziegenfuss, and others; articles; essays; biographical notes; circulars for the Michigan Site-Value-Tax League; and a copy of and statements in support of the 1882 platform of the Detroit Council of Trades and Labor Unions . The papers chiefly concern Grenell's activities with the labor movement, especially in Detroit, his interests in agriculture, economics, and taxation, and his studies of leaders in these fields, including Henry George, Joseph A. Labadie, John M. McGregor, and Roy W. Sellars.

Hackett, Harold Wallace, Jr. 1921-1980. 
Papers, 1942-1980. 112 items.

Teacher, WWII conscientious objector, librarian, poet.  Correspondence, mostly from Hackett, with Prof. Alexander G. Rose. Commentary on a broad range of topics, notably literature, philosophy, theology, and society, as well as descriptions of Hackett’s experiences in the Civilian Public Service during World War II, his life as a teacher in Japan, a visit to China in the 1940s, and his final illness.

Hackett, Harold Wallace, Jr. 1921-1980. 
Papers, 1930s-1980. 4 linear ft.
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A second collection of materials (see above) includes correspondence mostly from Harold to his brother Roger, original drafts of musical scores, notebooks, poetry, writings, personal and biographical documents. 

Hash Bash
Collection, 1972-2017 and undated. 1 linear ft. 
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The Hash Bash collection consists of materials collected by Richard "Rich" Birkett relating to the organization and celebration of Hash Bash, an annual event held in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to advocate for the legalization of marijuana. The collection includes promotional and event flyers, photographs, newspaper clippings, and organizational information, as well as several court documents relating to permit bans and other legal issues related to Hash Bash events.

Halley, Pat (d. 2007)
Papers, .25 linear ft.
Detroit anarchist, taxi driver, and playright, contains material from The Misery Loves Theatre Company, playbills, announcements for theatre productions by Halley, articles, scripts, 45 rpm of songs by Halley and J. Sase. 

Hamm, Margherita Arlina (1867-1907).
Manuscript, .5 linear ft.

Detailed eye-witness notes taken by pioneering woman journalist Margherita Arlina Hamm in Boise from June 18, 1907 to July 27, 1907 during her coverage for Wilshire's Magazine of (former) Idaho Governor Frank Steunenberg's murder trial involving William D. Haywood, Charles Moyer and George Pettibone as defendants and Clarence Darrow as defense attorney. Manuscript consists of 173 quarto-folded pages written in pencil with typed transcript.

Haan, Aubrey, 1908-1988.
Papers, 1909-1951 and undated. 0.5 Linear Feet (One manuscript box)
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This collection consists of three series, and include correspondence, research materials, and two book manuscripts for Haan's work on a biography of Joe Hill, neither of which was ever published. Hill was a cartoonist and songwriter for the Industrial Workers of the World union who was executed for murder in 1915, following a controversial trial. Materials primarily cover Haan's research on Hill and the trial, including a transcript of the Hill trial, as well as several newspaper articles and other trial materials. 

Harp, Carl, 1949-1981.
Letters to Bruce Allen, 1976-1980.  30 items.

An anarchist poet, author, and prison activist, Harp was also a founder of Anarchist Black Dragon Collective, an underground prison political group, and Men Against Sexism, which was organized to protect homosexual prisoners. The letters, written by Harp while incarcerated in San Quentin and in Washington State Prison, concern appeals of his conviction, political ideas, his efforts to improve prison conditions, and prison events. Also included are letters by a prison official and others, an explanatory memo by Allen, and a flyer protesting Harp's murder in prison.

Harriman-Walker-Bush Papers.
Papers, .25 ft.

Copies of documents from the National Archives and the Library of Congress documenting the business relationship between W. Averell Harriman, George Herbert Walker, and Prescott Bush, who served as U.S. partners of, and private bankers for, Nazi industrialist Fritz Thyssen, the financial architect of The Third Reich.

Hayden, Tom (1939-2016).
Papers, 1956-2013. 130 linear ft.
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Consists largely of materials generated while Hayden was in the California State Assembly and Senate during the 1980s and 1990s, as well as research he conducted for many of his books. Also includes thousands of pages of Hayden's FBI files, correspondence, photographs, posters, handwritten notes created while traveling in Vietnam, Cuba, and other places in the 1970s, awards, 

Heikkila, William, Case Records
Records, 1951-1966. 1 linear ft.
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Born in 1906 in Finland, William Kaino Heikkila was raised in the U.S. He was active in labor unions and joined the Communist Party USA in the early 1930s. Although he left the Party in 1939, he remained an active member of the Northern California Committee for Protection of Foreign Born (q.v.). In 1958 he was arrested and deported without a hearing under the McCarran-Walter Act. He was returned and released shortly afterwards, however, the ensuing trials continued for the rest of his life. The collection includes correspondence, legal proceedings, publicity, and other materials relating to William Heikkila, who was deported under the McCarran-Walter Act, and his subsequent return to the United States. Heikkila was aided in his defense by the Northern California Committee for Protection of Foreign Born (q.v.).

Heinzen, Karl Peter, 1809-1880.
Papers, 1797-1905. 784 items.
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Heinzen, a German refugee of 1848-49, was a radical author and lecturer and, from 1854 to 1879, editor of Der Pionier. Correspondence relating to Der Pionier, his efforts to prevent confirmation of Col. Ludwig Blenker as brigadier general in the United States Army, and other matters; manuscripts of his poems, lectures, articles, and other works, including Gedichte and Erlebtes; and family papers of his father, Joseph Heinzen, and his wife, Henriette Schiller Heinzen (Schiller and Moras families). Correspondents include Louis Bamberger, Heinrich von Ende, Hugo Erichsen, Ferdinand Freiligrath, Clara Neymann, Karl Roser, Julia A. Sprague, Mathilde F. Wendt, and Franz Zitz. The papers are in German, French, and English, chiefly in old-style German cursive. Many letters are accompanied by transcriptions, translations, or summaries in English.

Hennacy, Ammon (1893-1970).
Papers, 1918-1966, 2.3 ft.
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These papers are particularly significant in their documentation of Hennacy's early years of study, his prison experiences, and his relationships with his family and various close friends, including Dorothy Day. Hennacy's notes and manuscripts document his attentive reading and study habits, while his handwritten "Gospel in Brief" includes his own cross-references (including to Tolstoy) and interpretations of the New Testament (a second volume of this project may be found in the University of Wyoming's American Heritage Center). Hennacy's letters are filled with political and social arguments; they document his constant effort to convince other people of his views. In his personal papers, the notes on travels with Selma Melms in 1921-1925 are rich in detailed descriptions of places visited, people met, and miles traveled. Some of these latter notes appear to be written by Melms.

Herod, James.
Papers, 1968-2007. 1 linear ft.
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The collection consist of copies of the author's two published books; about a third of his estimated fifty essays; several pamphlets; a limited series of mostly email correspondence dating from the turn of the millennium; and a small set of papers documenting workplace policies and politics. Of special interest are the thorough correspondence with George Salzman; the hard-to-find Autonomous Marxism: An Annotated Course Syllabus and Bibliography, by Harry Cleaver; and the set of documents pertaining to the Lucy Parsons Center, a radical bookstore and community center in Boston. 

Collection, 1905-1997. 17 linear ft. 
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Included are original correspondence and manuscripts, photographs, serials, pamphlets, ephemera, clippings, and realia. The collection centers around soap box culture, radical thought, and open forums for free speech in Chicago that were popular from mid-1910’s to the early sixties. Jack Sheridan and to a much greater degree, Slim Brundage and The College of Complexes, are the main focus of this collection.

Holt, Frederick and Lilian, 1867-1929. Ford Peace Expedition.
Papers, 1915-1917. 509 items.
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Correspondence, photos, and other material of Detroit businessman Frederick Holt relating to his activities as a member of the Ford Peace Expedition in 1915, as the personal representative of Henry Ford and business manager for the Neut ral Conference for Continuous Mediation in 1916, and with the War Department Commission on Training Camp Activities, 1917, and the Playground and Recreation Association of America, 1917. Papers of his wife, Lilian (Silk) Holt (1869-1949), a women's suffragist and philanthropist, include a speech and correspondence, primarily about the Woman's Peace Party, 1915-1916. Among the correspondents are Henry Ford and Hungarian writer and feminist Rosika Schwimmer.

Holtz, Mark.
Letters, 1933-1934. 17 items.
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The letters, all in Russian and addressed to Holtz in Los Angeles, are from seven Russian political dissidents who had received money and the promise of reading material from Holtz. The letters give brief descriptions of the authors' desolation and great financial need, and illness among the children. The writers are L. L. Blomets, Andrei N. Kalachev, V. Khudolei, A. A. Kolemasov, Anatol' Konse, Raia V. Shul'man, and Nikolai Tushanov. Accompanied by partial translations.

Hope Coalition
Records, 1991-2010. .5 linear ft. 

Administrative documents from the HOPE (Humboldt Organized for Peace and the Environment) Coalition, active in Humboldt County, California, in the  1990s to 2000s on issues relating to social justice, congressional policies, and sustainability. The records were donated by Mayer Segal, a central figure in the coalition. Records include correspondence between Segal and other organizers and volunteers, letters sent to congressional representatives, mission statements, flyers, meeting minutes and agendas, and other administrative materials. 

Hungarian Revolution Newspaper Collection, 1956.
Newspapers, 1956. 2.50 Linear Feet (1 oversize flat box)
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This collection consists of Hungarian-language newspapers related to the 1956 Hungarian Revolution, spanning the year of 1956. Most of the newspapers were published between October 28 and November 4, 1956.

Industrial Workers of the World.
Collection, 1905-1990s.  4 linear ft.
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Materials collected by Don Stewart of Vancouver. Consists of correspondence, flyers, leaflets, circulars, songbooks, calendars, posters, GEB reports, convention minutes, financial statements, by-laws, organizing literature, relating to Canadian IWW, the Colorado Coal Strike (1927-28), lumber strikes including Centralia and Everett; construction wworkers; oil workers; textile workers; marine transport workers; metal workers; railroad wokers; hotel, restaurant and food workers; longshoremen; women workers; Western Federation of Miners, various articles, clippings; plays, free speech fights; Joe Hill; Ettor and Giovananitti; foreign language materials; San Pedro incidient (1924); WWI cases; Work People's College, etc. 

Inglis, Agnes, 1870-1952.
Papers, 1909-1954. ca. 13 feet.
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Inglis, an anarchist, settlement worker, and friend of Joseph Labadie, was the first curator of the Labadie Collection, 1924-1952. Correspondence, memoirs, diaries, research notes, articles, essays, and administrative files reflect Inglis's friendships with other anarchists, labor leaders, and radicals; her efforts to obtain papers, records, and information for the Labadie Collection; her dealings with researchers and writers; and other work related to the Labadie Collection. Her extensive research notes and papers on Josiah Warren and John Francis Bray are included. Among the correspondents are Irving Abrams, Emile Armand, Roger Baldwin, John Beffel, David A. Boyd, Ralph Chaplin, John Cherney, Henry Cohen, Joseph J. Cohen, Cassius Cook, Harry De Cleyre, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Emma Goldman, Marcus Graham, Judson Grenell, Ammon Hennacy, Joseph Ishill, Bertha Johnson, Thomas Keell, Harry Kelly, Leon Kramer, Li Fei-kan , Max Metzkow, Carl Nold, Siegfried Rolland, Joseph Slight, Wallace Stegner, P earl Johnson Tucker, Warren Starr Van Valkenburgh, and Victor S. Yarros. There is also extensive correspondence with Joseph Labadie and his son Laurance.

Inter-Cooperative Council/North American Students of Cooperation.
Papers, 1960s-1990s. 13 linear ft.

Books, papers, correspondence, articles, posters, audio tapes, relating to Jack McLanahan’s involvement with the Michigan Credit Union League, and other cooperative endeavors.

International Furniture Workers Union of America, Local No. 7, New York.
Records, 1859-1900. 10 volumes.

Bound volumes of Protokoll der Versammlung, International Mobel-Arbeiter Union, containing minutes, union literature, and newspaper clippings. This local remained aloof from the 1895 amalgamation of the Furniture Workers Union and the Machine Wood Workers International Union into the Amalgamated Wood Workers International Union of America. The local joined the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners in 1900. Prominent subjects in the minutes are this merger and a jurisdictional conflict between the Amalgamated Wood Workers and the United Brotherhood.

Jacobsen, Carol. Michigan Women's Justice & Clemency Project
Archive, 1988-1990.
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Original raw interviews and footage on VHS tapes and DVD copies filmed as part of Jacobsen's Michigan's Womens Justice & Clemency Project.  Interviews were conducted at Huron Valley Women's Prison and on Detroit streets.

Jacobsen. Carol. Porn’ Im’age’ry.
Collection, 1987-1995. 1.5 linear ft.
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Correspondence, press clippings, published materials, conference files, 35 photographs, protest and reinstallation materials, and 12 videotapes documenting the "Porn’ Im’age’ry: Picturing Prostitutes" exhibit, curated by Carol Jacobsen at the University of Michigan Law School in October, 1992. The exhibit addressed issues of prostitution, pornography, and sex work and was mounted at the invitation of the Michigan Journal of Gender and Law in conjunction with a conference also hosted by the journal called, "Prostitution: from Academia to Activism." A controversy surrounding the exhibit resulted in its being censored by student organizers of the conference, and after much negotiating, the exhibit was finally reinstalled in the Law School in 1993. The bulk of correspondence deals with the controversy and reinstallation negotiations, including several letters between American Civil Liberties Union attorney, Marjorie Heins and University of Michigan Law School Dean, Lee C. Bollinger.

Johnson, Oakley, 1890-1976.
Papers, 1926-1934,1966-1969. 8 inches.
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Professor of English at the University of Michigan, Long Island University, City College of New York, New York Workers School, and elsewhere. The collection contains correspondence, reminiscences, campus publications, photos, and notes concerning the Negro-Caucasian Club at the University of Michigan, of which Johnson was faculty advisor in the 1920s; papers and a tape recording of the Club's 1969 reunion; correspondence, pamphlets, statements, reports, and student publications relating to the Liberal Club of the City College of New York, 1930-1932, Johnson's dismissal from the College, in part because he was faculty advisor of the Club, and the ensuing protests. Biographical material, a manuscript on Nazism, and research materials are also among the papers.

Jordan, Ralph and Mary.
Interview, 1970.

Early IWW and Socialist Party members interviewed by Mary Lu Yavenditti in Alma Michigan in 1970.  Collection includes original reel-to-reel format, audio cassette copy, and cd copy of interview; typed transcript of interview; and a photograph of the Jordans in their home.

Kaczynski, Ted 1942-
Papers, 1996- 15+ ft.
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Collection consists of four series: Correspondence, the bulk of the collection, which includes letters written to and from Kaczynski since his arrest in 1996; Writings of Kaczynski (other than correspondence); Miscellaneous; and Legal Documents, containing drafts of briefs, excluding any materials that fall under attorney-client privilege.  The collection is open to researchers, however, parts of the Correspondence series are only available in photocopied and redacted form; selected names and addresses are marked out. The original letters are closed until December, 2049.

Katsiaficas, George N., 1949-
Collection, 1977-1987. 4 linear ft.
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Research and background materials relating to Katsificas' book, The subversion of politics : European autonomous social movements and the decolonization of everyday life. 

Kelly, Harry, 1871-1953.
Papers, 1924-1951 .5 linear ft. 

Harry May Kelly was an American anarchist and lifelong activist in the Modern School movement. He was a co-founder and organizer of the Ferrer Modern School at Stelton Colony in Piscataway Township, New Jersey; later going on to found the Mohegan Colony at Lake Mohegan, New York in 1925, the Mount Airy Colony at Harmon, New York. Collection consists of the typed manuscript for Kelly's unpublished autobiography, "Roll Back the Years: Odyssey of a Libertarian." Also included are several manuscript pages and related correspondence from editor John Beffel.

King, Carol Weiss (1895-1952).
Collection, 1936-1992. 1 linear foot.
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This collection is the result of notes and materials assembled by Ann Fagan Ginger in preparation for the biography Carol Weiss King, human rights lawyer, 1895-1952. Research for the book began shortly after King's death in 1952 and continued into the 1980s. The biography was published by the University Press of Colorado in 1993. Ginger donated the Carol Weiss King collection in 1999.

Kornbluh, Joyce (b. 1928)
Collection, 1921-1995. 3.25 linear ft.
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Consisist of materials related to labor education courses offered by the University of Michigan and by workers’ schools across the United States, including programs, yearbooks, reports, and other materials produced by labor colleges from the 1920s to the 1950s, with a particular interest in summer schools for women workers. Also comprises significant historical papers from the University of Michigan Extension Office’s Workers Education Service, founded in 1944. The correspondence, internal reports, court testimonies, course information, and other materials from the Workers’ Education Service document its short-lived history and its eventual suspension in 1949 after controversial accusations of teaching union propaganda. Included are documents dating from Joyce Kornbluh and her husband Hyman Kornbluh’s career at the University of Michigan Labor Studies Center, as well as topical files relating to Joyce’s research on labor pedagogy and women workers’ education. Topical files contain mostly photocopies of secondary sources.

Kozura, Michael
Collection, 1971-1993. 2 linear ft.

Contains the oral histories, research files, and dissertation chapters written by Kozura, a graduate student at the University of Michigan who passed away before his dissertation was completed.His research explored working-class consciousness and collective action by focusing on unemployed Pennsylvania anthracite miners who illegally mined on corporate property in the 1930s.Inculdes several versions of drafts for his dissertation chapters based in part of a series of interviews he conducted with miners.In addition to those drafts, the collection includes 102 audiotapes containing interviews with 36 miners, 13 of which have been at least partially transcribed.The collection also comprises files for most interviewees with Kozura’s notes, conference papers on the same topic, classwork related to labor history and sociology accomplished in the course of his studies, as well as documents pertaining to his involvement in organizing the workers of the People’s Wherehouse, in Ann Arbor, MI, with the Industrial Workers of the World.

Kramer, Aaron, 1921-1997.
Papers, 1937-1996, 11. ft
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Poet, translator, and teacher, who pursued both personal and political themes in his writing, including racism, war, imperialism, and economic inequality, Kramer engaged in correspondence with many other writers, and was intrigued by Yiddish working class poets, translating many of their works into English. He also wrote or translated the lyrics, which composers put to music. He was one of the early practitioners of poetry therapy, which used poetry to heal physical and psychological ailments. The papers consist of extensive (mainly incoming) correspondence from artists, editors, publishers, and scholars, notes, collaborations, works, biographical materials for a number of writers and composers, and audio/visual materials.

Kuehn, Herman, 1853-1918.
Correspondence, 1890-1917. 152 items.
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Freethinker, writer, orator, and businessman; editor of Fellowship Clearing House, Instead of a Magazine, and The Great Adventure. Consists chiefly of letters to Fay Lewis, a businessman in Rockford, IL, but also include s correspondence with Bolton Hall, Henry Cohen, Louis F. Post, George A. Schilling, John Shillady, Clarence L. Swartz, Austin W. Wright, and others. The letters deal largely with definitions of terms used in their writings, e.g., freedom, duty, anarchism, ownership, liberty, etc., as well as discussions of social and political events, Kuehn's publication of Instead of a Magazine, and business affairs. Mentioned are Benjamin Tucker, Moses Harman, and Jo Labadie. Also included is an essay by Kuehn on the concept of natural rights.

Labadie Family
Collection, ca. 1810s-1990s. .5 linear ft.
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Collection consists of genealogical materials compiled by Larry Emery, grandson of Oliver Labadie. Includes photographs, copoies of marriage and death certificates, census records, pension records, probade records, ephemera, correspondence, clippings relating to Joseph Labadie’s brothers Francis, Oliver, and Hubert Labadie, Theotiste Labadie Miller Gratiot, Louis A. Labadie, Nina (Labadie) Burt and other extended family members. Also included are short biographies for several family members written by Emery.  

Labadie, Joseph Antoine, 1850-1933.
Papers, 1880-1931. 7 linear feet.
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A Michigan anarchist, labor leader, printer, editor, poet, and writer on social and economic reform, Labadie organized the first Michigan branch of the Knights of Labor (also known as the Washington Literary Society) and helped found the Michigan Federation of Labor, of which he became the first president. The collection contains correspondence with state and national labor leaders and with publishers and writers for anarchist, socialist, and labor journals; manuscripts of his articles, speeches, and poems; family papers; photos; circulars; print shop materials; and autobiographical notes. Also included are Agnes Inglis's biographical notes on Joseph and Sophie Labadie and autobiographical writings solicited by Labadie from various anarchists. Among the many correspondents are Henry Carter Adams Emile Armand, Charles E. Barnes, Thomas B. Barry, Alexander Berkman, Henry Bool, Steven T. Byington, Henry Cohen, Eugene V. Debs, Voltairine De Cleyre, Henry George, Emma Goldman, Samuel Gompers , William C. Green, Judson Grenell, Edgar Albert Guest, Moses Harman, Hippolyte Havel, Elizabeth S. Hitchcock, Agnes Inglis, Herman Kuehn, Thomas Lacey, J. William Lloyd, Dyer Lum, Carl Nold, Terence V. Powderly, Henry P. Replogle, Benjamin Tucker, Ross Winn, and Victor Yarros.

Labadie, Laurance, 1898-1975.
Papers, 1882-1973. 9.5 feet.
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Labadie was an anarchist writer and theorist and the son of Joseph Labadie. His papers consist of correspondence on philosophical and personal matters; essays and notes on economic theory and the philosophy of anarchism; a journal he edited called Discussion; notebooks; family papers; sound recordings; photos; and anarchist and libertarian pamphlets, newsletters, and writings. Also included are letters, articles, and publications reflecting Labadie's association with the School of Living, in Suffern, New York, a decentralist organization that promoted homesteading and adult education, and its Brookville, Ohio, branch called Lane's End, which was run by Mildred and John Loomis. Among the correspondents are Steven Byington, Henry Cohen, Marcus Graham, Agnes Inglis (q.v.), John William Lloyd, Mildred and John Loomis, Herbert Roseman, Theodore Schroeder, John Scott, Benjamin Tucker, and Don Werkheiser (q.v.).

Labadie, Laurance, 1896-1975.
Papers, 1900s-1975. 2 linear ft.
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Materials donated by Carlotta Anderson in 2003.  Includes correspondence with Labadie family, Knighton family, Robert, LeFevre, Mildred Loomis, Ralph Borsodi, Arnold Maddaloni, Jim Martin, Herbert Roseman, Alma Meade, Ray Peterson, Riche family, Royal D. Rood, Don Werkheiser, Robert Anton Wilson,; writings, biographical materials, notes, personal papers, leaflets, Labadie's letters on audio cassette to various friends.

LAGROC (Lesbian and Gay Rights Organizing Committee).
Archive, 1987-1988.  .25 linear ft.

Student organization at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor which actively sought to establish a campus environment free from discrimination of gays and lesbians. The collection documents LAGROC’s activities, particularly their efforts to change the UM’s Non-Discrimination Bylaw to include protection for gay students by adding “sexual orientation” to its language. Other materials relate to the Second National March on Washington for Lesbian Gay Rights (1987). Contains meeting minutes, correspondence, clippings; flyers, brochures, reports; transcript of 2 radio plays.

Langbord, Morris, 1880-1964.
Papers, 1930-1962. .75 linear ft.

Jewish anarchist born in Disna, Russia, in 1880. Immigrated to London in 1900, where he met Rudolf Rocker and became a member of the Anarchist Group. Immigrated to Toronto in 1903 and joined the Anarchist Group in Toronto, as well as supporting the Freie Arbeter Shtimme (q.v). The Langbord family hosted many visitors, including Rocker and Emma Goldman (q.v.). One of the founders of the Hod Carriers Union in Toronto, Langbord later went into the wrecking and lumber businesses. The bulk of the collection is in Yiddish and consists of correspondence and publications of the Workmens Circle, Jewish Labor Committee, Canadian Jewish Congress, Rocker Publications Committee and others.

Latimer, Karen (d. 2005)
Papers, 1980s-2005. 7 linear ft.

Latimer was involved in the new left movement, Students for a Democratic Society, and later Weathermen, attended Michigan State University.  The collection includes research notes, clippings, typescripts, and original poetry and other writings.

Latta, Steven. 
Collection, 1980s. 1 linear ft. 
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Steven Latta was a campaign organizer for Nuclear Free Ann ARbor and an activist involved in several other disarmament and peace organizations. The bulk of the collection centers on campaign materials, flyers, newsletters, tyepscripts, and other communications from the nuclear weapons freeze campaign at the national, state, and local levels. Other organization and movements related to disarmament and peace activism are also included. 

Leaping Lesbian.
Records, 1976-1980. 2 linear ft.
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The Leaping Lesbian collective was formed in Ann Arbor in 1976 by four women and funded by the UM Student Government, out of a "need for the original writings of local lesbians to be made generally available to the lesbian community." Their first newsletter was published in 1977, and continued until 1980, when its circulation reached 300 subscribers throughout the U.S.. The Leaping Lesbian published poetry, articles, essays and letters on political, social, legal and sexual issues. The records consist of the contributed writings, press releases, lay-outs, photographs, correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, and financial and legal materials of the collective.

Lloyd, John William, 1857-1940.
Manuscripts, 1888-1934. 6 items.

Lloyd, a poet, anarchist, writer, doctor, and editor of Free Comrade, was known as the "drugless physician." The collection contains typed manuscripts of his unpublished writings, including Harold Brey, a Romance of Sincerity (1931); The Island of Delgar, an Iridescent Mystery [n.d.]; "A Brief Definition of the Larger Love" (1929); "Woman and the Larger Love" (1933); and "New Ideals in Love" (1926), a lecture delivered before the Workers' Forum of Los Angeles, California. Also included is Chatting with J. William Lloyd, a 1934 biography by Robert P. Beck that discusses Lloyd's medical work, writings, association with a spiritualist commune in Florida, and friends and acquaintances. It also contains photos and a bibliography of Lloyd's writings.

Lloyd, J. William (1857-1940)/Dennis P. Carey (d. 1990)
Collection, 14 linear ft.
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Research notes, notebooks, correspondence, books, photographs, clippings, microfilm, etc., relating to Dennis Carey’s research on J. William Lloyd, anarchist poet and writer, about whom Carey intended to write a biography, before his untimely death in 1990.  The majority of the collection is photocopies of articles, books and correspondence, as well as Carey’s research notes.  The majority of correspondence consists of letters between Carey and various research institutions, but it also includes copies of Lloyd’s correspondence.  Includes articles on a wide variety of topics and provide context for understanding Lloyd’s life. There are also bibliographies, a biography and genealogy. Original order has been maintained.

Lloyd, John William, 1857-1940.
Papers, 1889-1940 (bulk 1900-1910). 1 linear ft.
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Consists of correspondence and manuscripts, including the longest extant autobiography (279 pp.) as well as “The Book of Love & Sex.” Letters from many free lovers, free thinkers, artists, and other radicals including Leonard D. Abbott, Robert C. Adams, Perry Ballou, John C. Barnes, John Basil Barnhill, Helena Born, Edward Arnold Brenholtz, William Thurston Brown, J.D. Buck, Frederic W. Burry, Stephen Byington, R.J. Campbell, Edward Carpenter, Charles H. Cheyse, Kate Cheyse, Allen Clarke, John Comstock, Ernest Howard Crosby, Natalie Curtis, Scott Dabo, William A. Dalton, Samuel Fielden, Bolton Hall, Lizzie Holmes, Abe Isaak, George Wharton James, Herman Kuehn, Joseph Labadie, Laurance, Labadie, Henry Demarest Lloyd, Hugh Pentecost, Ida Gatling Pentecost, William Platt, John Spargo, John Swinton, Horace Traubel, Helen Tufts, and many others.

Lum, Dyer Daniel, 1840?-1893.
Papers, 1887-1890. 9 items.

Poet, writer, and, after the imprisonment of Albert Parsons, editor of The Alarm, an anarchist paper published in Chicago. The collection consists of poems by Lum, his essay, "Evolutional Ethics: a Critical Inquiry Concerning the Basis of Morals," and a newspaper clipping about an address on anarchism that he gave in Chicago in 1890. Also included are two letters and a poem by Adolph Fischer. The letters (one in German) were both written from Cook County Jail where Fischer was im prisoned following the Haymarket Square riot of 1886.


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