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Finding Aid for the Reuben W. Borough papers, ca. 1880-1973
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Correspondence, 1890-1969

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Correspondence with Laura Bradley, family members, publishers and associates. Includes letters, postcards, clippings and photographs.
Box 1, Folder 1

Original folders, 1890s-1903

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 1, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1890s

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Family letters, including letter from Lemuel Bradley (Laura Bradley's father) to James Bell (1891), Edith Frost, Ernest O. Bemis. Also includes RWB's 11th-grade report card.
Box 1, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1900

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Letters from Laura Bradley, friends, relatives and RWB's mother. Letter from James McBride, indicating that RWB will be a delegate at the State Convention of the People's Party in Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 1st, 1900. RWB's delegate card.
Box 1, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1901

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Receipt for RWB's subscription to "Challenge" ("Let the Nation own the Trusts.") Letters from Laura Bradley, family and Kerr Publishing Company.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1901

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Includes letter from Tom Will, re: teaching a course in Socialism at the University of Michigan.
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1902

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Includes letters from Bertha Eldert re: the Socialist party. Notification of RWB's poetry being published. Clippings sent from father. Letter of introduction from John Will, "Billy" Mayhew. R. H. Russell literary pamphlets. Letter from Ethel Danforth. Magazine subscription information ("The Inlander," "International Socialist Review"). Letter from F. A. Kulp. Letter to and ephemera from J. A. Wayland's "Appeal to Reason" office.
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1902

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Letters from Laura Bradley, RWB's parents, E. N. Brown, Billy Mayhew, some addressed to "Comrade Borough." Also includes clippings re: Marshall High School Class of 1902, and ephemera from Walter Thomas Mills' "The International School of Social Economy."
Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1902

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Letters from Laura Bradley.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1903

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Includes letters from RWB's parents and sister Gertrude to him in Ann Arbor. Letters from Reverend George Eliot Cooley in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Invitation from Kappa Iota Gamma fraternity.
Box 2, Folder 1

Original folders, 1904-1906

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 2, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1903

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Letters from Laura Bradley, giving her location as "Bohemia," mailed to RWB in Ann Arbor.
Box 2, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1903

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Includes a letter from "Bertha." Letters and clippings from Laura Bradley. Letters from RWB's mother. Letter from friend Jim Welch. Form letter from the "Universalist General Convention," asking for a donation.
Box 2, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1904

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Letters to and from Laura Bradley. Letter written by RWB to Laura on the sheet music for Charles Gunod's "Serenade, Because."
Box 2, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1904

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Includes letters to and from Laura Bradley. Ephemera related to the school where RWB taught. Ephemera from C. J. Lamb, State Organizer, Socialist Party, for the Michigan Socialist Campaign of 1904. Letter from "The Times," London, asking for a list of "the names of persons interested in education to be used in connection with a forthcoming work."
Box 2, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1904

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Includes letters to and from Laura Bradley. Letters from RWB's parents. Letter from Howard Dwight Smiley, the poet.
Box 2, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1904

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Includes letters from Laura Bradley, Will Mayhew and RWB's mother. Letter from "The Daily and Weekly Moon" ("the leading newspaper of Battle Creek"), to "Reuben Burrall," offering employment.
Box 2, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1905

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Includes letters from Laura Bradley. Letter from RWB to Mr. Howells re: writing.
Box 2, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1906

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Letters to and from Laura Bradley, describing sightseeing in Los Angeles, and visits to the Times and the Examiner trying to get a newspaper job.
Box 3, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1906

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Letters to and from Laura Bradley in Los Angeles, and RWB in Fort Wayne, IN and Chicago, IL, and from friends.
Box 3, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1906

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Postcards.
Box 3, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1906

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Letters between RWB and Laura Bradley.
Box 3, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1906

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Letters between RWB and Laura Bradley.
Box 3, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1906

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First issue of "The Commoner." Poem by RWB, "The Rebel."
Box 3, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1906

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Letters to and from Laura Bradley.
Box 3, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1906

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Letter to Laura Bradley from RWB describing his dream of their lives together.
Box 3, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1907

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Includes letters between Laura Bradley and RWB. Letters from RWB's parents and sister. Letter from H. Bedford-Jones to Laura Bradley, containing a "Farewell Poem."
Box 3, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1907

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Includes letters between Laura Bradley in California and RWB, and to RWB from his mother. Letter from Arthur Lewis suggesting that he and RWB go into business together and buy the "Homer Index." Letter from Laura Bradley's mother, "Granny." Letter from Gertrude Randle-Paradise, head of the Centralizing School of Music in Chicago.
Box 4, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1907 April - June

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, in which he writes about considering taking over his father's buggy business and beginning to work for him.
Box 4, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1907 April - June

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, mentioning Carl Sandburg. Letters from RWB's mother and sister Gertrude. Letter from Laura Bradley's mother, "Granny." Another poem written to Laura Bradley by her admirer H. Bedford-Jones.
Box 4, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1907 July - August

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Letters between Laura Bradley in Long Beach, CA and RWB in Marshall, MI, where he helps his father run the family buggy business, and writes of his work as journalist. Letter from Gladys Lamb. Also includes price list of the Borough & Blood Buggy Company for 1907.
Box 4, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1907 September

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB. Postcard from Ethel Dolsen to Laura Bradley. Letter to Laura Bradley's mother, "Granny," who is about to move west to join her daughter. Letter to "Granny" from George Wright.
Box 4, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1907 October

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Letters between RWB and Laura Bradley.
Box 4, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1907 November - December

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, with continued arguments about where to live after they get married. Clipping of Laura's publications in the Long Beach Press, ("Thanksgiving"). Many of RWB's letters are written on "Borough and Blood Buggy Co." letterhead. Poem by Franklin Sanders: "Brotherhood's Call."
Box 5, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1907

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Letter from Ethel Dolsen to RWB re: Socialism, expressing anti-Semitic sentiments.
Box 5, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1908 January - February

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB.
Box 5, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1908 March - May

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, re: Laura's mother's arrival in Long Beach, and Laura's illness. Letter to Laura from H. Bedford-Jones.
Box 5, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1908 June - September

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB. Includes a photograph showing Borough home in Samaria, Michigan. RWB's letters discuss going into the "auto buggy business." Also included is a letter from Maude Sperry to RWB.
Box 5, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1908 October - December

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, discussing their courtship, financial issues and writings. Laura sees Upton Sinclair speak at the Long Beach Auditorium. Letter from Laura's mother to RWB, enclosed clipping of poem, "Summertime in California." Letters to Laura from Julia Bracken-Wendt, sculptress, and from Mrs. Morgan. Letter to RWB from Marie Snyder Bentley. Letter to RWB from "System" magazine, asking for "shop stories."
Box 5, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1908-1909

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Thirteen postcards between Laura Bradley and RWB.
Box 5, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1909 January - March

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB.
Box 6, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1909 April - June

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and family letters. Laura hears Elbert Hubbard speak, encloses newspaper clipping covering the event. Letter to RWB from "The System: the Magazine of Business," requesting semi-fictional material. Includes photographs of Laura at Yosemite.
Box 6, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1909 July - September

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and other letters from family and friends. Letter to Laura Bradley from Grace Warren, informing her of an open position at the Pasadena News. Letter to Laura from Mathilda Reidorf(?), a concert pianist, asking for a visit. Letter to Laura Bradley from Maurice Johnson, "the blind poet."
Box 6, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1909 October - December

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and other letters from family and friends. Laura describes seeing Henry Miller (the actor) in "The Great Divide."
Box 6, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1909-1910

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Twenty-six postcards between Laura Bradley and RWB.
Box 6, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1910 January - March

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and other letters from family and friends. Ephemera from Fischer's Turkish Bath House in Fort Wayne. Statement from "The System" magazine to Reuben, documenting a $3.00 payment for his "short article on Cuttying Drayage Expense."
Box 7, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1910 April -June

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and letters from friends. Letters to Laura Bradley from the California Press Association, offering her a job, and from E. E. Farrar.
Box 7, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1910 July -September

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Letters between Laura Bradley and RWB, and family letters. Announcement of marriage of Laura Bradley Borough (LBB) and RWB, 17 September 1910, and photograph of LBB. Letter to LBB and RWB from his mother. Two letters from H. Bedford-Jones to LBB, including four poems by H. Bedford-Jones. Letter from Eugenia Bradford Roberts.
Box 7, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1910 October -December

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Letters between LBB & RWB, and letters from family and friends.
Box 7, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1911 January-June

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Letters between LBB and RWB, and family letters including many from LBB's mother in Long Beach. Also includes calling cards from the 10th anniversary of LBB's graduation from Marshall High School.
Box 7, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1911 July - 1912 February

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Letters to and from LBB and RWB, and family letters.
Box 8, Folder 1

Original folders, 1920s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 8, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1913

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"Granny's letter to Laura, Sept. 13, 1913."
Box 8, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1915 - 1917

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Letters re: membership in Universalist Churches.
Box 8, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1917

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Gertrude Borough's letter to RWB re: mother's death.
Box 8, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1921, 1923

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Two letters from Marcella Craft thanking RWB for a favorable review of her singing in Los Angeles. One letter from F. M. Holly, literary agent re: RWB's story, "Love Against Death."
Box 8, Folder 6

Correspondence, July 11, 1925

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Letter from RWB to LBB, discussing recent earthquake.
Box 8, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1925 August- September

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Letters between LBB in Los Angeles and RWB in San Francisco. Letters from LBB's mother in Los Angeles to LBB in San Francisco.
Box 8, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1925 October

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Letters between LBB and RWB.
Box 8, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1925 November

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Letters between LBB and RWB.
Box 8, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1925 December

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Letters between LBB and RWB. Also letters from family and friends, including Pauline Payne.
Box 8, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1926 January-February

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Letters to LBB and RWB. Valentine from LBB to her mother. Two letters to LBB from Pauline Payne. Postcards from "Granny" to LBB. Letter to Madeline Ruthven from LBB.
Box 9, Folder 1

Original folders, 1930s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 9, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1930 June

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Invitation to Marshall's Centennial (Michigan).
Box 9, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1930 December

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Form letter from E.W. Scripps
Box 9, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1931

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To RWB from his sister Gertrude telling of parents' deaths.
Box 9, Folder 5

Correspondence, Back to the Land (Folder 1 of 2), 1931

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Letters to the Los Angeles Record and RWB, in support of RWB's "Back-to-the-Land" campaign. Includes letter from E. Z. Ernst. Includes letter and photograph from the Assistant Secretary of the City of Detroit.
Box 9, Folder 6

Correspondence, Back to the Land (Folder 2 of 2), 1931

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Back to the Land support letters. Includes Henry George Press Release: "Henry Ford to force employees back to the land. Says they must raise gardens or lose jobs."
Box 9, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1932 Nov 14

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To RWB from Zara Witkin re: Russia. "Extremes of social planning and cruelty... Life is made as hard as possible probably to show resentment of 'bourgeois' comfort… Food is scarce and limited in variety here… "
Box 9, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1931-1932

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To RWB, from Jim Marshall, and "Ted Cook's elaborate direction for a trip to his home."
Box 9, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1932

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Letters to the Los Angeles Record protesting the shift in Record policy following RWB's resignation.
Box 9, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1933

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To RWB from Elwood Mead re: the Bankhead bill.
Box 9, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1933-1935

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Includes letter from HBR Briggs re: his leaving the LA Record.
Box 9, Folder 12

Correspondence, 1933-1935

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To LBB from aunt Susie Townsend re: cancer. Letters to LBB's mother ("Granny"), from George Wright in Marshall, and from RWB's sister Gertrude.
Box 9, Folder 13

Correspondence, 1934-1935

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Letters to LBB from RWB, letters from Alice Strawn and Carl Erickson.
Box 10, Folder 1

Original folders, 1930s-1940s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 10, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1936

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Includes letter to LBB's mother, "Granny," from Mrs. Harold C. Brooks re: Carl Sandburg.
Box 10, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1937-1938

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Letters from People's Institute for Social Studies.
Box 10, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1938

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Includes letter from California Committee for Political Unity.
Box 10, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1939

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Includes letters from Jack B. Tenney, Cuthbert Olson and Hugh Hardyman.
Box 10, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1939

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Personal, business and political letters. Includes photograph of Alice Strawn. Letters of congratulations on RWB's appointment to the Los Angeles Board of Public Works (BPW). Letter to Fletcher Bowron from George H. Chandler and from the Engineers and Architects Association of Southern California re: Board of Public Works.
Box 10, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1939

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Letters to RWB re: his appointment to BPW from Thomas Levish, Aaron Allen Heist, Carl Sugar (Bank of America), Edwin B Cassidy, Arthur S. Dustan, Gus Inglis, Rose Segure, H. Phelps Bates, Thomas Lynch, Marie Elizabeth Toretsky, Dr. J.P. Buckley, Claude L. Welch, Carl R. Erickson, Author P Moran, Mrs. Tray LeRoque, Maurice Saeta, Delwin W. Smith, Henry C. Wahl.
Box 10, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1938-1940

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Letters regarding tragedies in RWB's sister Gertrude's family.
Box 10, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1940-1941

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Includes letter from Hugh W. Wilkins, county chairman of Labor's Non-Partisan League of Los Angeles County.
Box 10, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1943

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Condolence letters on LBB's death. Also, card documenting completion of LBB's Memorial Tablet at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Association, Glendale, Ca.
Box 10, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1943

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Condolences letters on LBB's death, from John E. Gross, Miriam Drew, Allan Carson, Clara Ignatius, the California Progressives, Robert Kenny, the LA Board of Public Works, et al.
Box 10, Folder 12

Correspondence, 1945

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Family letters. Telegram and letters from Gertrude and Bob Rickert.
Box 10, Folder 13

Correspondence, 1945

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RWB's letter of resignation from BPW to Mayor Bowron and Bowron's reply.
Box 10, Folder 14

Correspondence, 1945

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Letter to RWB from Herman Cortelyou.
Box 10, Folder 15

Correspondence, 1946

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Letters re: RWB's race for Congress. Includes letters from Alice Strawn, Archibald Young, John Eldowney, R.B. Stone, A. Maymudes (International Workers Order), Marion Patterson, Wilhelmina Galbraith-Benes, the Mobilization for Democracy, the National Citizens Political Action Committee, W. J. Scanlon of Organized Labor, Leslie Claypool, Ellenore Abowitz, Guy Finney, Herbert T. Rosenfeld, and Pauline Gibberd.
Box 10, Folder 16

Correspondence, 1946

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Letters re: RWB's race for Congress.
Box 10, Folder 17

Correspondence, 1946

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Letters re RWB's race for Congress to Sidney Burke, Robert Cavan O'Cathal Atwood, Hubert A. Smutz, Robert Allen, John McEldowney, Sheridan Downey, HICCASP, National Citizens Political Action Committee, & Guy Finney.
Box 11, Folder 1

Original folders, 1950s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 11, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1946-1947

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Letters from publishers, including Duell, Sloan, & Pearce Inc., New Century Publishers, The New Republic and others. Two excerpts from the book on Sinclair's EPIC movement.
Box 11, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1947

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Letters regarding potential speaking engagement requests. Letters from A.D. McNeil and Elizabeth McClave. Letters to Mae Norton, Elizabeth McClave, A. Maymudes, Peggy Porter, Sara-jo Lord. Letter from Franck Havenner, Member of Congress.
Box 11, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1948-1949

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Includes letters to and from Rose Segure. Letter from Fletcher Bowron.
Box 11, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1949

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Letters, including letter re: Upton Sinclair's effect on the public.
Box 11, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1950

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Includes letter to Governor Earl Warren. Letter to Mayor Gates (Santa Monica) urging the dismissal of charges against Harper Poulson and Ed Baravalle, including hand-out about the Harper Poulson and Edward Baravalle guilty plea. Postcards and letters to and from Rosemary Mardock. Letters to Sam Nedler and to Esto Broughton.
Box 11, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1950

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Includes letter to Councilman Ernest Debs. Letter to American Broadcasting Co.; includes notes on RWB's political, professional, and business background. Letters from Victor Reed, American Broadcasting Co., Robert Kenny, Senator William Langer, et. al. Letter from RWB to Charlotta Bass.
Box 11, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1951

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Includes letters to H.F. Powers re: Four-person party at Giant Forest Lodge. Letters to Lee and Alzada Borough, Edwin Jobe, Congressman Thomas H. Werdell, Senator Edwin Johnson, A. J. Beers, Ernest T. Weir, George Ashley, C. B. Baldwin, Assemblyman Tom Doyle, Bernard Hammerbeck, Robert Hubbard and RWB's sister Gertrude. Letters to and from Charlotta Bass.
Box 11, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1951

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Letters, personal and political.
Box 11, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1952

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Letters, business and political. Postcards. Itemized expense lists. Questionnaire from the Information & Legislative Committee. Questionnaire from the US Senate Committee on Rules and Administration, subcommittee, on privileges and elections. Letters to and from Art Stevens, Lee and family, Hugh DeLacy, Steve Fritchman, Jack Berman, Lewis Allen, the United Labor Action Committee, Jack Young, Mignon Jenkyns, Helen Dreyfus, Louis Rapport, Bill Reich, J. D. Vanderlaan, Warner Bracher, Peggy Porter, Hazel Field, George Stahl, Lyle Mercer and others.
Box 11, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1952

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Personal, political and business letters, mostly related to obtaining proof of the birth of RWB, but also related to nine deportees who were arrested and sent to Terminal Island for indefinite confinement. Also a copy of a letter from RWB to President Truman, encouraging executive clemency for Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.
Box 11, Folder 12

Correspondence, 1953

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Includes letter from RWB to Douglas M. Black (Doubleday & Co.) re: Freedom to Read and letter to President Eisenhower re: trade with China.
Box 11, Folder 13

Correspondence, 1953

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Birthday cards and celebratory letters for RWB's 70th birthday. Writers include Hester and Edo Mita, Martin Hall. Many letters of thanks from RWB to Chris Ruiz, Alice Epstein, the Civil Rights Congress, Saki Dikrant, Sara-jo Lord, Daniel Marshall, Chaim Shapiro, Charlotta Bass. Letter to Carl Sandburg requesting "A word of greeting from you on my seventieth birthday anniversary." Also, commemorative program of the birthday celebration.
Box 11, Folder 14

Correspondence, 1953

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Letters related to RWB's political musical compositions, the "Marching Song for Freemen," and "When Shall I Sing?" and business letters.
Box 12, Folder 1

Original folders, 1950s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 12, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1953

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Letters, political and personal. Includes: letters/telegram to President Truman protesting the charges against the Rosenbergs. Letter to President Truman protesting Senator McCarthy's intervention in foreign affairs. Draft of letter to Congressman Poulson on behalf of the Rosenbergs. RWB's platform against the Los Angeles Board of Education. Letter to Senator Langer re: the US Attorney General's office's handling of the Rosenberg case. Letter to Steve Fritchman re: placing advertisements in the "National Guardian." Letter to the Rosenberg-Sobell Committee. Letter to Congressman Chet Holifield in regards to fighting the impeachment of Justice Douglas; discussion of Senate Bill 16.
Box 12, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1954

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Letters, political and personal. Letter to C. B. Baldwin. Letters to Jack McManus, and the editors of the National Guardian. A group of letters and documents related to the "Declaration of Political Independence for 1956." Letter from Ethel Turner in regards to her research on Mexican history. Letter to President Eisenhower re: nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean. Letter to Judge Isaac Pacht re: Wesley Robert Wells case.
Box 12, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1953-1954

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Letters, personal and political, including correspondence with Jack McManus and C. B. Baldwin.
Box 12, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1954

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Personal and political letters, including discussions of civil rights, and to and from Sen. Wayne Morse.
Box 12, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1954-1955

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Letters mostly relating to "National Guardian, the progressive newsweekly."
Box 12, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1953, 1955

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Letters and clippings related to newspaperman George Todt at the Highland Park News-Herald.
Box 12, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1955

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Letters mostly requesting copies of RWB's speeches and/or pamphlets. Pamphlet "Proclaim Liberty… " by RWB. Draft of advertisement for sale of pamphlet in "The National Guardian." Folk singer Pete Seeger requests a copy of "Fourth of July Oration." Other requesters include G.L Adams, from Providence, RI, Fred Munson from Bellingham WA, et al. Also letters to magazines and individuals from RWB with enclosed pamphlets/speeches. Letters between Ernest Seeman and RWB discussing Senator Estes Kefauver.
Box 12, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1955

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Letters, political and personal. Includes letter to Ione Kramer re: the attitude of California Progressives towards pension movements. Letter to Attorney General Brownell, in regards to reducing the sentence for Jacob Mindel. Communication between RWB and People's World re: his writing about water and power in California.
Box 12, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1955

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Letters, political and personal.
Box 12, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1955

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Copy of letter to Look Magazine re: Justice Douglas' report on Soviet "colonialism."
Box 12, Folder 12

Correspondence, 1956

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Letters, personal and political. Includes correspondence with "National Guardian" magazine.
Box 12, Folder 13

Correspondence, 1956

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Letters mostly relating to the Unitarian Universalist & The Unitarian Fellowship for Social Justice.
Box 13, Folder 1

Original folders, 1950s

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Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 13, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1956

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Letters, political and personal. Mostly relating to RWB's article/pamphlet, "Geneva and Peace," and the UFSJ Peace Committee. Letters of thanks from Harley Kilgore, Lyndon Johnson, Carey McWilliams, et al.
Box 13, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1956

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Letters, political and personal. Includes letters to and from Charlotta Bass in regards to a public discussion on Socialism at the Los Angeles Forum. Two letters from Arthur Ackland regarding Culbert Olson. Letter to Senator Albert Gore, Sr.
Box 13, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1957

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Letters, political and personal. Includes letters to Assemblyman Lloyd W. Lowery, Representative James Roosevelt, and sister Gertrude. Communication between RWB and Clifford McAvoy re: organization of a national socialist "center" sponsored by a group of leading progressives. Letter to Forbes Sherry about Harold Lieberman and the Los Angeles American Socialist Forum.
Box 13, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1958

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Letters about natural resource conservation, especially the Salt River Project. Includes draft of "Success Hero, '59 Model."
Box 13, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1958

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Correspondence and notes re: "Independent Voters of America."
Box 13, Folder 7

Correspondence, 1958

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Includes correspondence and notes re: Harold Brooks Day, and a eulogy for David Jancsek.
Box 13, Folder 8

Correspondence, 1959

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Letters: political, personal, editorial. About economics, war profiteers.
Box 13, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1959

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Letters, personal and political.
Box 13, Folder 10

Correspondence, 1960

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Letters, political, personal, regarding Caryl Chessman, atomic energy waste, the "EPIC News."
Box 13, Folder 11

Correspondence, 1961

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Letters, political re: "Los Flores Route," "Project Alert," etc.
Box 13, Folder 12

Correspondence, 1961

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Letter from Belle Clewe with clipping from "Los Angeles Chronicle," August 31, 1925.
Box 13, Folder 13

Correspondence, 1962

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Letters, political and editorial. Letters to editors. Fact-checking re: RWB's potential autobiography, especially related to Maude Sperry Chapin Turner and Florence Crooker.
Box 13, Folder 14

Correspondence, 1963

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Letters from Ellenore Bogigian.
Box 13, Folder 15

Correspondence, 1963

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August - September issue of Modern Maturity magazine with article re: Gould Farm sent to RWB by the author.
Box 13, Folder 16

Correspondence, 1963

Scope and Content Note

Letters, political & editorial, related to Pacifica FM, Pershing Square. Autobiography editorial letters.
Box 13, Folder 17

Correspondence, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Letters related to RWB's 80th birthday celebration. Letter from Charlotta Bass. Fact- checking/autobiography. Civil rights. Clippings.
Box 13, Folder 18

Correspondence, 1965-1969

Scope and Content Note

Personal and editorial letters, related to RWB's autobiography.
Box 14, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1922-1948

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Madeleine Borough.
Box 14, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Madeleine Borough.
Box 14, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Madeleine Borough. Includes pressed flowers and plants.
Box 14, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Madeleine Borough.
Box 14, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Madeleine Borough.
Box 14, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1940s. 1950s

Scope and Content Note

Holiday cards to and from Madeleine Borough.
Box 15, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1899-1964

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Sidney McKee (RWB's childhood friend).
Box 15, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1907-1920

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Carl Sandburg (Photocopies, Photostats and transcripts).
Box 15, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1967-1970

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence about Carl Sandburg.
Box 15, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook. Letters to and from Upton Sinclair concerning the EPIC campaign.
Box 15, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1905-1961

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Upton Sinclair, mostly 1961.
Box 15, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1956-1960

Scope and Content Note

Letters to and from Helen Alfred.
Box 16, Folder 1

Correspondence, 1911-1936

Scope and Content Note

Rejection letters and letters from magazine editors and publishers.
Box 16, Folder 2

Correspondence, 1951-1954

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding RWB's work with the National Guardian magazine.
Box 16, Folder 3

Correspondence, 1956

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding RWB's work with the National Guardian magazine.
Box 16, Folder 4

Correspondence, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding RWB's work with the National Guardian magazine.
Box 16, Folder 5

Correspondence, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding RWB's work with the National Guardian magazine.
Box 16, Folder 6

Correspondence, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Letters regarding RWB's work with the National Guardian magazine.
 

Autobiography and article drafts, 1906-1973

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of autobiography "Jubilant Crusader" (aka "Our Radical Heritage," "Servant of the People," "Growth of an American Radical") and articles for publication. Includes notes as well as typescripts of letters. Also, rejected manuscripts, clippings, photographs, and pamphlets.
Box 17, Folder 1

Biographical notes, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Notes for "Biographical Novel, 1933." In shorthand.
Box 17, Folder 2

Biographical notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Autobiographical outline and notes.
Box 17, Folder 3

Autobiographical notes in composition book, 1956

Scope and Content Note

Composition book with notes for autobiography.
Box 17, Folder 4

"Our Radical Heritage" drafts, 1960

Scope and Content Note

"Our Radical Heritage," autobiography, typescript drafts, 1 of 2.
Box 17, Folder 5

"Our Radical Heritage" drafts, 1960

Scope and Content Note

"Our Radical Heritage," autobiography typescript drafts, 2 of 2.
Box 17, Folder 6

"Servant of the People" undated

Scope and Content Note

Autobiography, typescript draft.
Box 17, Folder 7

Autobiographical notes, 1962

Scope and Content Note

Date book, notes and outline of "Autobiography."
Box 17, Folder 8

"Growth of an American Radical" 1959

Scope and Content Note

Autobiography, typescript draft.
Box 17, Folder 9

Notes for Autobiography, discarded chapter drafts, 1960-1968

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and notes.
Box 17, Folder 10

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964-1969

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary draft of autobiography, typescripts and notes.
Box 18, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1959-60

Scope and Content Note

Autobiography of RWB, typescript draft.
Box 18, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

Autobiography of RWB, typescript draft.
Box 18, Folder 3

Typescripts of letters, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of letters from LBB, 1891-1902 and Sidney McKee, 1899-1966.
Box 18, Folder 4

Notes and typescripts of letters, 1960-1964

Scope and Content Note

Notes on "Letters around 1902," "Engaged to Laura," and outline and notes, "From Business to Culture 1903-1905."
Box 18, Folder 5

Notes on "Letters around 1907" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of letters.
Box 18, Folder 6

Rough notes "Relations with Laura" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes "1907-9: Relations with Laura."
Box 18, Folder 7

Rough notes "Year 1907" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes "Year 1907, Subdivision A. My Work : Business and Literature."
Box 18, Folder 8

Rough notes "Subdivision A 1908" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes "Subdivision A, 1908 (My Work)."
Box 18, Folder 9

Rough notes "1909 My Work" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes, "1909 (My Work)," "My Success in Business."
Box 18, Folder 10

Notes "Married Life in Marshall" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and manuscript notes, "Married Life in Marshall (1910-1912)."
Box 18, Folder 11

Notes "Cub Reporter" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript draft, "Cub Reporter."
Box 18, Folder 12

Notes "The Auto and Sandburg" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes, "The Auto and Sandburg."
Box 18, Folder 13

Notes "San Francisco Interlude" undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts, "Letters, 1925-1926," "San Francisco Interlude."
Box 19, Folder 1

Typescript "My Friend Sidney" undated

Scope and Content Note

Two typescripts copies of the chapter, "My Friend Sidney."
Box 19, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, 1963-64

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts of "Jubilant Crusader." Early drafts. "Part 1: Boyhood in Arcady/My Hometown."
Box 19, Folder 3

"On the Record" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts of "On the Record."
Box 19, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of early draft chapters of "Autobiography."
Box 19, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of early drafts of Part I of "Autobiography."
Box 19, Folder 6

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of first full draft, original, Part I, "Autobiography," aka "Manuscript A."
Box 19, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript duplicates, "Manuscript A."
Box 20, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1960-1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I, revised, incomplete, draft 1.
Box 20, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I, revised, incomplete, draft 2.
Box 20, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I, revised, incomplete, draft 3.
Box 20, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of chapters 1-4 from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Old Man Contrary," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 6

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Escape from Salvation," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Horse Power," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 8

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Farewell to Arcady/Relentless Progress," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 9

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Pink Pills and Culture, Marshall, 1897-1907" / Saturday Afternoon Town," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 10

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "On the Wings of Free Verse," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 11

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "My Father and I," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 12

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Magazine for Clubwomen," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 13

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Tomorrow!" from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 20, Folder 14

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Cub Reporter, Fort Wayne, 1906," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Communion of Free Souls," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "The Sandburg I Knew," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Springtime in Chicago," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Proletarian Drummer," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "Buggies, Autos, and a Poet Revolutionary / Two Socialist Pilgrims," from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 6

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "A Gold Watch, A Wedding, and a Journey West" from Part I of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 21, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1967

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," various chapters from Part I.
Box 21, Folder 8

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," "original manuscript," Part II, rough chapters.
Box 21, Folder 9

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1963-1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, revised, incomplete, draft 1.
Box 22, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, draft 1, duplicate chapters.
Box 22, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, draft 2.
Box 22, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, draft 3.
Box 22, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Draft chapters.
Box 22, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" draft, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplications and revisions of "A Rubicon Recrossed," discarded chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 22, Folder 6

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplications and revisions of "Epic," and "The Epic Year" aka "The Epic Years," additional material.
Box 22, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

"The Epic Years," additional material, 1 of 2.
Box 22, Folder 8

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

"The Epic Years," additional material, 2 of 2.
Box 22, Folder 9

"Jubilant Crusader" 1967, undated

Scope and Content Note

Multiple drafts of "Education of a Midwestern Socialist," an element of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 22, Folder 10

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

Various orphan and/or deleted chapters from Parts I & II of "Jubilant Crusader," including "Boyhood in Arcady," "EPIC," "Is Upton Sinclair a Marxist?" "Craig's Upton Sinclair," and Part I, "Our Radical Heritage."
Box 23, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "The Shadowed Years," "A Mayor and a Governor Too," and "New Roads to Travel" from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions of "For the Record," "The Century of the Common Man," and "Certain Unalienable Rights" from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, 1967-1973

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions for "Little David's Slingshot," from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions for "Causes: A Country Road, Dams, Flags," from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions for "New Horizons," from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 6

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, 1969, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions for "The Dear Earth Blossoms -- Buds Anew," from Part II of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, 1968, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and revisions for "Haven for Heretics," a rewritten chapter of "Jubilant Crusader," for separate publication.
Box 23, Folder 8

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates of "For the Record" and "Community of the Unemployed" from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 9

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and Revisions for "In the Camp of the Reformers," a rewritten chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 10

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and (major) revisions for "The Century of the Common Man," a rewritten chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 11

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and (major) revisions for "A New Third Party," a rewritten chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 12

"Jubilant Crusader" duplicates and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Duplicates and (major) revisions for "The People and Henry Agard Wallace," a rewritten chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 13

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, 1968, undated

Scope and Content Note

Orphan chapters related to "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 23, Folder 14

"Jubilant Crusader" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of "Prestige and Higher Income," an additional (discarded?) chapter from "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 24, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" 1967

Scope and Content Note

Complete copy (Parts I & II) of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 24, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" 1967

Scope and Content Note

Complete copy (Parts I & II) of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 24, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" undated

Scope and Content Note

Complete copy (Parts I & II) of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 1

"Unfinished Business" drafts, undated

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of "Unfinished Business," an extension of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 2

"Evening Walk at 86" drafts and revisions, undated

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and revisions of "Evening Walk at 86," an extension of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 3

"Halcyon, Last of the Utopias" drafts and revisions, 1967

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and revisions of "Halcyon, Last of the Utopias," an extension of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 4

Biographical notes, 1968

Scope and Content Note

"Biographical notes for Reuben Borough," by Madeleine Borough
Box 25, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" 1968-1969

Scope and Content Note

Major revisions and notes to self, "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 6

"A Matter of Beliefs" drafts and revisions, 1969

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and revisions of "A Matter of Beliefs," an extension of "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 7

"Jubilant Crusader" clippings, 1969

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper inserts in "Notes to Self, 1969," re: "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 8

Biographical notes, 1970

Scope and Content Note

Notes to self re: "Jubilant Crusader."
Box 25, Folder 9

"Jubilant Crusader" 1970

Scope and Content Note

Major revisions and notes to self.
Box 25, Folder 10

Folders with notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Annotated folders alienated from original contents, and unrelated to adjacent material.
Box 26, Folder 1

"Jubilant Crusader" 1972

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I: revisions, duplications, cuts.
Box 26, Folder 2

"Jubilant Crusader" 1972

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I: revisions, duplications, cuts.
Box 26, Folder 3

"Jubilant Crusader" 1972

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part I, edited & corrected chapters
Box 26, Folder 4

"Jubilant Crusader" 1972

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, edited & corrected chapters.
Box 26, Folder 5

"Jubilant Crusader" 1972

Scope and Content Note

"Jubilant Crusader," Part II, revision of 1969 copy.
Box 26, Folder 6

Biographical notes, 1973

Scope and Content Note

"Re-Cap of a University Year."
Box 27, Folder 1

"Letters to L" 1907-10

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box 27, Folder 2

Poems and "The Lure of the Common" 1906

Scope and Content Note

"Poems," and one story: "The Lure of the Common."
Box 27, Folder 3

"The Rising Star of H. Huntington Moreland" 1906

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from International Socialist Review, Nov. 1.
Box 27, Folder 4

"At a Chicago Bazaar" typescript draft, 1906 or 1907

Box 27, Folder 5

"Workmen as Craftsmen" manuscript draft, 1907-1912

Box 27, Folder 6

"Economic Function of Sentiment" manuscript draft, 1907-1912

Box 27, Folder 7

"A Small Garden and its Income" typescript draft, 1910

Box 27, Folder 8

"Our Billion Dollar Toy" 1910

Scope and Content Note

Clipping from "Technical World," June. Vol. XIII, No. 4. (photocopy)
Box 27, Folder 9

Biographical sketches, 1910

Scope and Content Note

"The Preliminary Training of a Modern Drummer," "The Berry Pickers," "The Motion Picture Singer," and "I Drive a Dray for a Living" typescripts
Box 27, Folder 10

"Bobbie Goes Fishing" typescript draft, 1910

Scope and Content Note

Typescript draft
Box 27, Folder 11

"Red Victory in Milwaukee" draft, 1910

Scope and Content Note

Typescript, clippings.
Box 27, Folder 12

"The Smart Set of Marshville, A Study of Small Town Society" typescript, 1909-1910

Scope and Content Note

Two copies and excerpt from periodical.
Box 27, Folder 13

Clippings from publications, 1911

Scope and Content Note

"The Fallacy of Direct Selling," from The Spokesman, January 1911 and "My Experience in Driving Nails" from Factory Magazine, December 1911.
Box 27, Folder 14

"The Motion Picture Show Singer" typescript draft, 1912

Box 27, Folder 15

"Ducky Daddles," and "The Dog Fight" typescripts, 1912

Box 27, Folder 16

Letters received, 1913, 1916

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Hamilton Holt, Editor of the "Independent" to RWB, 1913. Letter from A.M. Simons of the "Milwaukee Leader" to RWB, 1916.
Box 27, Folder 17

"Hearing 'Emma' and 'Ben'" and "William Allen White" typescript drafts, 1912-1920

Scope and Content Note

Stories about Emma Goldman and Ben Reitman.
Box 27, Folder 18

"The Mystery of the Cigar Smoke and the Cylindrical Box" clipping, 1913

Scope and Content Note

From "Electric City Magazine," October.
Box 27, Folder 19

"Love AGAINST Death" typescripts, 1920s(?)

Scope and Content Note

Two copies.
Box 27, Folder 20

"Fore-word," "The Young Bryanite: a mosaic of village life," and "Jerry" typescripts, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Two copies each.
Box 27, Folder 21

"Our Street" typescripts, 1920s

Box 27, Folder 22

"Los Angeles Grand Parade" typescripts, 1920s

Box 27, Folder 23

"Owns Valley Revolt" clipping, 1924

Scope and Content Note

From Municipal League Bulletin, July 15.
Box 28, Folder 1

"Manuscript record, 1935" 1935

Scope and Content Note

Notebook with record of manuscript sent for publication.
Box 28, Folder 2

"Partial list of rejected manuscripts from 1920s and 1930s" undated

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes.
Box 28, Folder 3

Rejected manuscripts, 1917-1935

Scope and Content Note

Numbers 1-7 from "Partial list of rejected manuscripts from 1920s and 1930s."
Box 28, Folder 4

Rejected manuscripts, 1917-1936

Scope and Content Note

Numbers 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 19, 20, from "Partial list of rejected manuscripts from 1920s and 1930s."
Box 28, Folder 5

Rejected manuscripts, 1917-1936

Scope and Content Note

Numbers 21, 22, 24, 26, 28, 29, from "Partial list of rejected manuscripts from 1920s and 1930s."
Box 28, Folder 6

Manuscripts, 1929

Scope and Content Note

"Los Angeles Whips the Power Trust," "Dr. Millikan Goes Boom!" "Notes on Philosophy of Economic Secession… " "Why I get Tired," "I Secede," "A Shuler Victory," and "The Dying Dole."
Box 28, Folder 7

Manuscripts, 1930s

Scope and Content Note

"The Low Cost of Country Living," and "Live Oaks: Hogs, Acorn Bread?"
Box 28, Folder 8

Manuscripts, 1930s

Scope and Content Note

"Why I get Tired," and "Radio Makes a City Councilman."
Box 28, Folder 9

Original folders for Ben Lindsey and "The Dangerous Life" material, 1930-1935

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed notes and commentary.
Box 28, Folder 10

"The Dangerous Life" typescripts, 1925, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Three typescripts written by Ben Lindsey: 1. Untitled, 2. Re: Bishop Manning et al., 3.The American Mind and the Companionate Marriage. Pamphlet: Grace Church. Booklet written by Ben Lindsey, "The Juvenile Court of the Future: The Trial of Criminal Cases and Adult Probation in the Chancery Court."
Box 28, Folder 11

"The Dangerous Life" clippings, 1930, 1931, 1943

Scope and Content Note

Photocopies of newspaper clippings re: Ben Lindsey.
Box 28, Folder 12

"The Dangerous Life" correspondence, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Ben Lindsey and RWB re: writing of "The Dangerous Life."
Box 28, Folder 13

"The Dangerous Life" correspondence, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence between Ben Lindsey and RWB re: writing of "The Dangerous Life."
Box 29, Folder 1

"The Dangerous Life" envelopes, 1930-1931

Scope and Content Note

Envelopes related to the correspondence between Ben Lindsey and RWB re: writing of "The Dangerous Life."
Box 29, Folder 2

"The Dangerous Life" notes and clippings, 1920s-1931

Scope and Content Note

Clippings reflective of RWB's writing about Lindsey before they began collaboration on "The Dangerous Life." Notebook of notes re: "The Dangerous Life." Early drafts of "The Dangerous Life." Letter to "Mr. Messner in regards to "The Dangerous Life" (aka "Forbidden Lives").
Box 29, Folder 3

"The Dangerous Life" notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Further "Notes on Lindsey."
Box 29, Folder 4

"The Dangerous Life" notes, undated

Scope and Content Note

Further "Notes on Lindsey."
Box 29, Folder 5

"The Dangerous Life" transcript, undated

Scope and Content Note

Harvey O'Higgins' article, "Judge Ben Lindsey."
Box 29, Folder 6

"The Dangerous Life" press reviews and radio speech, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Press reviews and comments of authors on "The Dangerous Life." Radio speech, "An account of my new book, "The Dangerous Life." Drafts of "In Appreciation."
Box 29, Folder 7

"The Dangerous Life" press, 1931

Scope and Content Note

"College Humor," (January 1931), and "True Confessions," (February 1931).
Box 29, Folder 8

"The Dangerous Life" clippings, pamphlets and transcripts, 1931-1932

Scope and Content Note

"Mona Idea Talk," "Statement of Ben B. Lindsey Regarding his Disbarment," "California Bar Give Judge Lindsey Justice," "Ben Lindsey is Cleared in NY Church Row."
Box 29, Folder 9

"The Dangerous Life" correspondence re: royalties, 1932-1935

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes regarding "The Dangerous Life," and royalties. LBB's accounting notebook.
Box 29, Folder 10

"The Dangerous Life" material re: Lindsey's death, 1943, 1966

Scope and Content Note

RWB's eulogy for Judge Ben Lindsey, given at the First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles. Program of Public Memorial Service for Lindsey. Lindsey's obituary, written by Ted LeBerthon. Letter from Henrietta Lindsey to RWB. Letter to RWB re: the symbolic reinstatement of the Honorable Judge Ben Lindsey.
Box 29, Folder 11

"The Dangerous Life" dust jacket, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Dust jacket of first edition of "The Dangerous Life," by Judge Ben B. Lindsey and Rube Borough.
Box 29, Folder 12

"The Dangerous Life" article by Creel, undated

Scope and Content Note

Article written by George Creel, no title.
Box 29, Folder 13

"The Dangerous Life" book, 1931

Scope and Content Note

"The Dangerous Life," co-authored by Ben B. Lindsey and Rube Borough, autographed by Lindsey.
Box 30, Folder 1

"Technocracy or Economic Secession," "Back-to-Land" typescript drafts, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Three drafts of "Technocracy or Economic Secession," notes for "Back-to-Land" book.
Box 30, Folder 2

Typescript drafts of articles, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of "Fruit of the Nineties," "Against the Embattled Farmers," "Sinclair, Paradox," "Not a Country Gentleman," "How Wide is a People's Front," and "Bowron Victory in Los Angeles."
Box 30, Folder 3

"Back to the Land" clipping, 1932

Scope and Content Note

"Subsistence Gardens," editorial, page 2 of The Progressive (Madison, Wisconsin). May 21, 1932.
Box 30, Folder 4

Typescript drafts of articles, 1933

Scope and Content Note

"The Garden Plan," "Lost in Arcady," "Technocracy or Economic Secession?" "Some Aspects of Technocracy."
Box 30, Folder 5

"Back to the Land" typescript drafts of articles, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Three drafts of "Co-operative Self-Help vs. Charity."
Box 30, Folder 6

"Back to the Land" reports and clippings, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Report of the Unemployed Cooperative Relief Association, Wilmington Unit #12, "Notes on Unemployed Co- operatives," and "Voice of the Unemployed," (Vol. 1, No 1.).
Box 30, Folder 7

Radio Addresses, 1933-1935

Scope and Content Note

Campaign speeches, typescript drafts.
Box 30, Folder 8

"Secessionist stories" typescript drafts, 1930s

Scope and Content Note

Drafts of "I Awake," "The Next Step in Democracy," "Desire Under my Oaks," "My Mattock and I." Also booklet about Wendell Phillips by James J. Green, and RWB's notes on an article about Phillips.
Box 31, Folder 1

"I Secede from the Machine" article, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Three copies of "August Survey Graphic," 1932, featuring article by RWB.
Box 31, Folder 2

"I Secede" article, 1932

Scope and Content Note

"Readers Digest," Sept, 1932 featuring article by RWB.
Box 31, Folder 3

Rejection letters, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Henle, Vanguard Press re: rejection. Also RWB's letter to Arthur Kellogg.
Box 31, Folder 4

"I Secede" typescript, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Early draft.
Box 31, Folder 5

"I Secede" typescript, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Copy 1.
Box 31, Folder 6

"I Secede" typescript, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Copy 2.
Box 31, Folder 7

"I Secede" typescript, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Copy 3. Contains rejection letters in the back.
Box 32, Folder 1

"The People Can Win" typescript, 1940s?

Scope and Content Note

"The People Can Win" parts of chapters, first draft.
Box 32, Folder 2

"The People Can Win" typescript, 1940s?

Scope and Content Note

Draft.
Box 32, Folder 3

"The People Can Win" typescript, 1940s?

Scope and Content Note

Bound copy also contains pages rejected from RWB's book "The Challenge of Epic."
Box 32, Folder 4

"The People Can Win" typescript, 1945

Box 32, Folder 5

"Challenge of Sinclair's EPIC" typescript, 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Draft, 1 of 4
Box 32, Folder 6

"Challenge of Sinclair's EPIC" typescript, 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Draft, 2 of 4
Box 32, Folder 7

"Challenge of Sinclair's EPIC" typescript, 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Draft, 3 of 4
Box 32, Folder 8

"Challenge of Sinclair's EPIC" typescript, 1945-1950

Scope and Content Note

Draft, 4 of 4
Box 32, Folder 9

"Background" for a book on the Bowron Administration, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Outline for a book on the Bowron Administration. Handwritten notes, etc.
Box 33, Folder 1

Record of manuscript mailings, 1945-1947

Scope and Content Note

Notes on manuscripts sent for publication.
Box 33, Folder 2

"Sewage, Shame of a City" article, 1945

Scope and Content Note

In Civic Affairs, March 16, 1945.
Box 33, Folder 3

"The New Deal and Production for Use" article, undated

Scope and Content Note

"The New Deal and Production for Use: A Little Known Phase of President Roosevelt's Unemployment Program" typescript.
Box 33, Folder 4

"Our Private Monopoly Money" article, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 33, Folder 5

"People's Candidate" article, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with rejection letter from "Common Ground."
Box 33, Folder 6

"A New Third Party" typescript and notes, 1948, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Notes on "A New Third Party" (the Progressive Party of 1948 and 1952).
Box 33, Folder 7

"Marching Song for Freeman" correspondence and sheet music, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Words and music by RWB.
Box 33, Folder 8

"Move the Rain South," "People Must Own Government-Subsidized Atomic Power" 1954, 1957

Scope and Content Note

"Move the Rain South (radio dialogue with Isobel Cerney), and "Article for National Guardian: "People Must Own Government-Subsidized Atomic Power… ."
Box 33, Folder 9

"Mr. President, Meet John Adams!" and "Fourth of July Oration" 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

Booklets, 2 copies of each.
Box 33, Folder 10

Political letters & speeches, 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

"Letters re: speeches and articles… to Jack McManus, the Reynolds, Michael Strauss, Joe Lewis" and "California's Democratic Heritage: Challenge to Today!" an address delivered on March 19, 1954, at the First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles.
Box 33, Folder 11

Articles about Public Power ownership, 1955-1956

Scope and Content Note

"Senator Gore Assails Power Monopoly," "Speech: California's Central Valley Project," "Two Harbors, Publicly Owned," Buy Catalina Island!" "The Power Trust Major Issue," "Move the Rain South," "California's Water War," "California's Trinity Dam and the PG&E," "Good Bye, Feather River Project!" ALSO: "The $15 Billion Banker 'Steal.'"
Box 33, Folder 12

"Public Ownership Series" clippings, 1956

Scope and Content Note

"National Guardian."
Box 33, Folder 13

"Dams for the Depression" 1956

Scope and Content Note

Typescript.
Box 33, Folder 14

"EPIC," "Public Ownership" 1957

Scope and Content Note

"My series in People's World on EPIC." ALSO: "People Owned and Ruled Early Los Angeles." Typescripts.
Box 33, Folder 15

"California's Water War" 1957

Scope and Content Note

Notes for "California's Water War."
Box 33, Folder 16

"Socialism in the U.S." 1957

Scope and Content Note

Speech Notes: "Socialism in the U.S."
Box 33, Folder 17

Public power ownership, articles, 1957

Scope and Content Note

"California's Water War," "California's Trinity Dam and the PG&E," "Two Harbors, Publically Owned," "Mendelssohn in the Pines," "California's Warring Economies: PG&E and CVP," "Why I Believe in Socialism," "The Mail Bag - Britain ends 'Radio Activity.'" ALSO: Letters to the editors of LA Tribune, The Nation, and Frontier.
Box 33, Folder 18

Public power ownership, notes, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Personal notes on RWB's trip to Dinuba and Arvin, November 29, 1957.
Box 33, Folder 19

Public power ownership, articles, 1958

Scope and Content Note

"Salt River Valley's 'Creeping Socialism,'" Letter to Senator Clair Engle's secretary on Goldwater, Letter to Secretary of Interior Seaton re: Nebraska's public power, "Interesting excerpt from my MS on Private Monopoly Money," "Public Ownership: the Planned Approach," "What is a Family Farm?" Typescripts, publications and notes.
Box 33, Folder 20

Public power ownership, articles, 1957-1959

Scope and Content Note

"Bridges to the Future," "Bellamy's Water Tank, Revised," "Socialism for the United States?" "Why I Believe in Socialism," and "Religion of Conservation."
Box 33, Folder 21

"The Radicals" 1957-1959

Scope and Content Note

"California's Radical Constitution" typescript article.
Box 33, Folder 22

"Our Private Monopoly Money (parts 1 & 2), "Church wars State on Loyalty," "The Mail Bag," "Senate Debate" articles, 1950s

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts and other materials related to Borough's work for "The National Guardian."
Box 34, Folder 1

Publication notes, 1959

Scope and Content Note

List of published articles, "before 1961 or 1962," and an article for the Nation (rejected), "War Contracts No Prop to Prosperity."
Box 34, Folder 2

"Parable of the Water Tank" 1959

Scope and Content Note

"Parable of Water Tank," (revised).
Box 34, Folder 3

"People's World" articles, letters, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Manuscripts for articles in People's World, letters to editors of American Socialist, People's World and National Guardian.
Box 34, Folder 4

"People's World" 1959

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 34, Folder 5

"The American Socialist" 1959

Scope and Content Note

Partial issues of "The American Socialist," containing articles by RWB.
Box 34, Folder 6

"Talk Against 1960 Water Bond Issue" 1960

Scope and Content Note

Notes for speech, September 30, 1960 against Water Bond Issue, with correspondence and pamphlet.
Box 34, Folder 7

"Parasitic War Economy" speech, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Notes, speech and clippings re: speech at Santa Monica Open Forum, July 24, 1960.
Box 34, Folder 8

"Parasitic War Economy" speech, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Notes, pamphlets and clippings re: speech at West Lake Public Forum, April 10, 1960.
Box 34, Folder 9

"Feather River Project" notes, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Notes for Article, Feather River Project.
Box 34, Folder 10

"Conservation of Human Resources" speech, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes re: address on Conservation of Human Resources, Community Unitarian Fellowship, San Diego.
Box 34, Folder 11

"A Progressive's Heritage" speech, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Notes, correspondence and flyer for speech before Schweitzer Club, May 1, 1961, First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles.
Box 34, Folder 12

"Mainstream" magazine, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Articles by RWB. "Stephen Fritchman: Unitarian Catalyst" in September 1961 issue. "Robert Ingersoll, Wickedest Man in the World" in December 1961 issue.
Box 34, Folder 13

Index of printed articles, 1966

Scope and Content Note

Partial list of RWB's articles.
Box 34, Folder 14

"California's Escape from Hunger" article, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and clippings.
Box 34, Folder 15

"Future Writing Projects" 1968(?)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and notes re: future writing projects: subjects, materials, sources, etc.
Box 34, Folder 16

Identification card, photographs and pamphlets, 1965, 1966, 1968

Scope and Content Note

Notes "In Memoriam" for Henrietta Kagan. Photograph of Ethel Duffy Turner at age 80 (April 1965). RWB's City Hall Pass. Invitation and program for LA Unitarian Church's Annual Awards Banquet honoring RWB.
 

Subject Files, 1906-1967

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, research materials, speeches and notes on California (particularly Los Angeles) politics and activism. Topics include "Back to the Land" movement, city council, E.P.I.C and Upton Sinclair, the Municipal League, recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, public works and civic improvement, the Bowron mayoral campaign, congressional campaigns, atomic energy, public power, civil rights, legislation, the Independent Progressive Party, and the Smith and McCarran Acts. Also, materials about Michigan.
Box 35, Folder 1

Indices, 1960s

Scope and Content Note

Copies of early indices of collection, composed by RWB.
Box 35, Folder 2

Marshall MI newspapers and clippings, 1965-1967

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from RWB's hometown.
Box 35, Folder 3

"Michigan History," clippings, correspondence, map, 1965

Scope and Content Note

June 1965 issue of "Michigan History," and clippings, correspondence and map re: Marshall, MI.
Box 35, Folder 4

Autobiographical notes, 1958 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts, notes on family name, vital statistics, and story about Hattie King.
Box 35, Folder 5

Notes and clippings, 1906-7

Scope and Content Note

Notebook and clippings, and RWB article about Eugene Debs.
Box 35, Folder 6

Biographical materials, 1962

Scope and Content Note

"Horse Miles" clipping from "National Motorist," 1962.
Box 35, Folder 7

"New Masses" magazine, 1935

Scope and Content Note

"My Father is a Liar," by Nancy Bedford Jones printed in "New Masses," September 3, 1935.
Box 35, Folder 8

Biographical material, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Analysis and proposal of life insurance estate for RWB.
Box 35, Folder 9

Clippings re: Henry Briggs, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings re: Henry Briggs (HBRB), editor of The Los Angeles Record and later Postmaster in Los Angeles, covering his death and family.
Box 35, Folder 10

"Freedom from Fond Friends" booklet, 1919

Scope and Content Note

Essay by Freedom Hill Henry. Also a clipping re: Laguna Beach.
Box 35, Folder 11

Clippings re: Frank Moses, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from Marshall, MI newspaper re: death of Frank Moses, owner and publisher of the Marshall Chronicle and RWB's high school class mate.
Box 35, Folder 12

Correspondence and financial documents re: Narcissa B. Page, 1946

Scope and Content Note

RWB's correspondence with bankers, et. al., re: investments of his niece Narcissa B. Page.
Box 36, Folder 1

"The Nation" 1919 December 27

Box 36, Folder 2

Feature stories, Los Angeles Record, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 36, Folder 3

Editorials, Los Angeles Record, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 36, Folder 4

Editorials, Los Angeles Record, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 36, Folder 5

Clippings and pamphlets, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets on "Negro Freedom" and Anatole France.
Box 36, Folder 6

Clippings from Los Angeles Record and notes, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Editorials, and draft re: death of Bill Reynolds. Clippings, typescripts and notes.
Box 36, Folder 7

City Club Bulletins and clippings, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and pamphlets.
Box 36, Folder 8

"The Owens Valley 'Revolt'" report, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Typescript report (and draft) for the Municipal League.
Box 36, Folder 9

Baltimore Daily Post clipping, 1920

Scope and Content Note

"Yes we have no free speech -- in Los Angeles," article about being arrested in Pershing Square.
Box 36, Folder 10

Law Scholarship, 1 of 3., 1920-1921

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Law Scholarship, Los Angeles School of Law, E.E. Kirk, instructor.
Box 36, Folder 11

Law Scholarship, 2 of 3., 1920-1921

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Law Scholarship, Los Angeles School of Law, E.E. Kirk, instructor.
Box 36, Folder 12

Law Scholarship, 3 of 3., 1920-1921

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Law Scholarship, Los Angeles School of Law, E.E. Kirk, instructor.
Box 37, Folder 1

Teacher-Citizen Better Schools Committee pamphlet, 1923

Scope and Content Note

Photostat copy.
Box 37, Folder 2

La Follette-Wheeler Campaign stationery., 1924

Scope and Content Note

Two unused sheets.
Box 37, Folder 3

"Parable of the Water Tank" pamphlet, 1924

Scope and Content Note

Reprint of Chapter 23 of "Equality" by Edward Bellamy.
Box 37, Folder 4

Clipping re: speech, 1924

Scope and Content Note

Notice for RWB's address before Open Forum.
Box 37, Folder 5

Better America Foundation pamphlets, 1924

Box 37, Folder 6

Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin, 1924 March - October

Scope and Content Note

Five copies.
Box 37, Folder 7

Los Angeles Chronicle, 1925 August 31

Scope and Content Note

Article re: RWB's move from Los Angeles to San Francisco.
Box 37, Folder 8

Editorials, Los Angeles Record, 1926

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 37, Folder 9

Editorials and stories, Los Angeles Record, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 37, Folder 10

Editorials, Los Angeles Record, 1929

Scope and Content Note

Clippings.
Box 37, Folder 11

Clippings and press release, 1930

Box 37, Folder 12

Press cards and permits, 1930-1931

Box 37, Folder 13

Editorials, Los Angeles Record, 1926, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from The Record on Owens Valley, and blurb cover to "The Dangerous Life."
Box 37, Folder 14

Research, Los Angeles Record re: reform of the Trust Deed, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Notes, typescripts and correspondence re: Los Angeles Record articles on Reform of the Trust Deed.
Box 37, Folder 15

"The Nation" 1929 October 30

Scope and Content Note

Featuring "Meditations in a Country Churchyard" poem by James Rorty.
Box 37, Folder 16

Notes for Back to the Land, Los Angeles Record, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Back to the Land Movement. Notes, typescripts, letters, lists.
Box 37, Folder 17

Notes for Back to the Land, Los Angeles Record, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Preparatory notes to the "Back to the Land" series of articles for the Los Angeles Record. Typescript, notes, clippings, photograph.
Box 37, Folder 18

Back to the Land Movement clipping, 1932 May 15

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping from Los Angeles Times.
Box 37, Folder 19

Typescript re: Charles Weeks, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Back to the Land Movement. Typescript of story about Charles Weeks and Weeks Exploitation Material.
Box 38, Folder 1

"One Acre and Independence" by Charles Weeks., c. 1931

Scope and Content Note

Book re: Back to the Land Movement.
Box 38, Folder 2

"Egg Farming in California" by Charles Weeks, c. 1931

Scope and Content Note

Book re: Back to the Land movement.
Box 38, Folder 3

Back to the land typescripts and clippings, Los Angeles Record, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, typescripts.
Box 38, Folder 4

Research for Back to the Land, Los Angeles Record, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, brochures.
Box 38, Folder 5

Unemployed Relief Association interview transcript draft, 1931

Scope and Content Note

Back to the Land Movement reporting for Los Angeles Record.
Box 38, Folder 6

"Llano Colonist" newspaper clipping, 1931 August 1

Scope and Content Note

Back to the Land Movement. Publication from Llano Co-operative Colony in Newllano, La.
Box 38, Folder 7

Campaign against trust deeds, Los Angeles Record, 1931 October

Scope and Content Note

Stenographic notes, telegram and typescript.
Box 38, Folder 8

"California Daily Bruin" clippings, 1932 December 8

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: RWB speech at Dewey Club.
Box 38, Folder 9

"New News for America" speech, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Typescript draft of speech for First Unitarian church.
Box 38, Folder 10

"LA Newspaper flop" clippings, 1932 November 7

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles Herald Express coverage of Los Angeles Record's "Historic Flop," (endorsing W. G. McAdoo and R. P. Shuler for Senate in same day, different editions). Clippings, scrapbook page.
Box 38, Folder 11

"Wrecking the Record" materials, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, typescripts of radio addresses and other materials re: "The Death of The Record" and the 1932 elections.
Box 38, Folder 12

"Wrecking the Record" clippings, 1932

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from the "California Daily Bruin" and other materials re: "The Death of The Record."
Box 38, Folder 13

Reviews of "Summer Denial," Los Angeles Record, 1932

Scope and Content Note

RWB's reviews of Madeleine Ruthven's book of poetry. Clippings and correspondence.
Box 38, Folder 14

"Post-Record" newspaper, 1933 November 2

Scope and Content Note

Edition of the successor to the Los Angeles Record.
Box 39, Folder 1

First City Councilman Campaign endorsements and pamphlets, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Political endorsements, pamphlets, questions and answers related to RWB's run for District 13 councilman.
Box 39, Folder 2

First City Councilman Campaign speech, 1933 January 16

Scope and Content Note

RWB speech on unemployed co-operatives printed in "El Sereno News."
Box 39, Folder 3

First City Councilman Campaign petition, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Petition for nomination for election to city council.
Box 39, Folder 4

First City Councilman Campaign speech programs, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Speeches, announcements and clippings re: Self-Help Co-Ops.
Box 39, Folder 5

First City Councilman Campaign article, 1933 May 6

Scope and Content Note

"Status of free speech during campaign years" article printed in "The Open Forum."
Box 39, Folder 6

First City Councilman Campaign clippings and pamphlets, 1933

Box 39, Folder 7

First City Councilman Campaign clippings, 1933

Box 39, Folder 8

First City Councilman Campaign report and correspondence, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Report on Los Angeles Police raid of John Reed Club of Hollywood on February 11, 1933.
Box 39, Folder 9

First City Councilman Campaign clipping re: San Gabriel Dam, 1933 September 11

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles Times clipping re: San Gabriel Dam "fiasco."
Box 39, Folder 10

First City Councilman Campaign speech, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Typescript draft of "Technocrats Oust Scott," speech at First Congregational Church and clippings.
Box 39, Folder 11

First City Councilman Campaign materials, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Speeches, clippings, pamphlets, schedule of appearances.
Box 39, Folder 12

Federal Receivership Hearings & Senator McAdoo clippings, 1933

Box 39, Folder 13

Federal Receivership Hearings & Senator McAdoo source materials, 1933

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts, reports and notes re: the Federal Receivership Hearings.
Box 39, Folder 14

Federal Receivership Hearings & Senator McAdoo reports, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of RWB's stories re: the Federal Receivership Investigation.
Box 40, Folder 1

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1934

Box 40, Folder 2

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings and broadsides, 1934, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Includes copy of "The Co-Ordinator of Co-Ops," 1940.
Box 40, Folder 3

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair campaign literature, 1934

Box 40, Folder 4

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair campaign literature, 1934

Box 40, Folder 5

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1934

Box 40, Folder 6

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair primary election ballot., 1934

Box 40, Folder 7

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Twenty-two Photostats of cartoons re: the E.P.I.C. campaign.
Box 40, Folder 8

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair campaign materials, 1934

Scope and Content Note

List of RWB's speaking dates. Article by Chester Williams in "Student Outlook," November-December 1934.
Box 40, Folder 9

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1934

Box 40, Folder 10

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair campaign materials and clipping, 1934

Box 40, Folder 11

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair radio addresses and broadsides, 1934

Scope and Content Note

E.P.I.C. campaign materials, including typescripts of RWB's radio addresses: "The Campaign Progresses," "The New Frontier," "The New Education," & "The Menace of Merriam."
Box 40, Folder 12

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair speech and clippings, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of radio address: "E.P.I.C. Plan, Alternative to Fascism," delivered before Southern California Congress of Youth at Rosewood Methodist Church, March 3, 1934.
Box 41, Folder 1

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair sheet music and typescripts, 1934

Scope and Content Note

E.P.I.C. campaign materials. "The E.P.I.C. Plan Song," radio addresses.
Box 41, Folder 2

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair campaign materials, 1934

Scope and Content Note

E.P.I.C. Campaign materials, speech notes, song.
Box 41, Folder 3

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1934

Box 41, Folder 4

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: EPICS defeated, May 7, 1935
Box 41, Folder 5

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair clippings, 1935

Box 41, Folder 6

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair, LA County Rehabilitation Dept. materials, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, notes, reports and publications re: Los Angeles County's Rehabilitation Department.
Box 41, Folder 7

Second City Councilman campaign speeches, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of radio speeches.
Box 41, Folder 8

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

RWB's articles on city campaign election May 7, 1935.
Box 41, Folder 9

Second City Councilman campaign speeches and correspondence, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Endorsements, speeches, letters of acknowledgement.
Box 41, Folder 10

Second City Councilman campaign publicity materials, 1935

Box 41, Folder 11

Second City Councilman campaign financial documents, 1935

Box 41, Folder 12

Second City Councilman campaign statement of platform, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Notes, correspondence and brochures.
Box 42, Folder 1

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings related to campaign.
Box 42, Folder 2

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

The EPIC Press and other newspaper support and opposition to RWB's 1935 campaign. (1 of 3.)
Box 42, Folder 3

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

The EPIC Press and other newspaper support and opposition to RWB's 1935 campaign. (2 of 3.)
Box 42, Folder 4

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

The EPIC Press and other newspaper support and opposition to RWB's 1935 campaign. (3 of 3.)
Box 42, Folder 5

Second City Councilman campaign clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Time and Herald-Press stories with election returns, April primary and May final contests.
Box 42, Folder 6

Second City Councilman campaign, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Typescript, correspondence and clippings re: J. Stitt Wilson's appeal for the founding of the Federation for the Production for Use.
Box 42, Folder 7

Trinity Episcopal Church centennial programs and clippings, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, program and correspondence re: Harold Brooks and the centennial of the Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall, MI.
Box 42, Folder 8

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair broadsides and clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Song lyrics: "Vote for Sinclair!," campaign broadside and E.P.I.C. News issues.
Box 42, Folder 9

Los Angeles Times, 1935 June 30

Scope and Content Note

Last issue of the Los Angeles Times published in plant at First and Broadway.
Box 42, Folder 10

Municipal League clippings, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: RWB on Los Angeles Liquor Board.
Box 42, Folder 11

Municipal League pamphlet, 1935

Scope and Content Note

"Lawless Enforcement of Law" by Judge Leon R. Yankwich, reprinted from Southern California Law Review.
Box 43, Folder 1

Municipal League speech notes, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of Rex Tugwell speech, October 28, 1935 at Olympic Auditorium, and other speech notes.
Box 43, Folder 2

Municipal League pamphlets, 1935

Scope and Content Note

Publications re: California schools.
Box 43, Folder 3

Municipal League notebook and clippings, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Notes for article attacking Standard Oil scheme to "save the beaches."
Box 43, Folder 4

Municipal League typescript and correspondence, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of Supervisor Ford's address to Progressive Democrats. Also letter addressed to RWB, Regional Vice chairman, Democratic State Central Committee.
Box 43, Folder 5

Municipal League newspapers and report, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Copy of "The Unemployed Leader," two copies of "The Messenger." Bound copy of "A Progress Report by the Count of Los Angeles Department of Rehabilitation, 1936."
Box 43, Folder 6

Municipal League materials re: Buron Fitts, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Editorials, clippings and transcripts of radio speeches re: Fitts-Palmer District Attorney fight. Copies of Municipal League Bulletins. Also Notes on Buron Fitts, and Evans vs. Buron Fitts, District Attorney race.
Box 43, Folder 7

Municipal League re: Merriam recall, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of radio speeches on proposed recall of Governor Merriam.
Box 43, Folder 8

Municipal League Bulletin, 1936 March 15

Box 43, Folder 9

Municipal League pamphlet, 1936

Scope and Content Note

"If War Comes Can We Stay Out?" published by The Emergency Peace Campaign.
Box 43, Folder 10

Los Angeles Record clipping, 1936

Scope and Content Note

Re: Los Angeles Record Building, 610 S. Wall Street, gutted by fire.
Box 43, Folder 11

E.P.I.C. & Upton Sinclair newspaper, 1936

Scope and Content Note

EPIC's continuation committee for United Political Action. Also: Tom Mooney Rebuttal opens, the EPIC News, July 27, 1936 (see page 3).
Box 43, Folder 12

Transcript of radio address by Mrs. Floyd Seaman, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet of radio address of Mrs. Floyd Seaman, widow of Rev. Floyd Seaman, pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church.
Box 43, Folder 13

Municipal League speech, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Notes on speech re: the Milk Trust in Los Angeles County.
Box 43, Folder 14

Municipal League clippings and campaign materials re: JA Ford, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Campaign materials, newspaper clippings, transcripts of radio addresses re: John Anson Ford for Mayor.
Box 43, Folder 15

Municipal League speech, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Transcript of radio address, Sept. 26, listing forces for progress and copy of extract from report of "War Profits" Bill.
Box 43, Folder 16

Municipal League clippings and correspondence, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Non-Partisan League banned from the use of Los Angeles school buildings and letter from Non- Partisan League to RWB, stating thanks for support.
Box 44, Folder 1

Municipal League re: Chaim Shapiro, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Tribute to Chaim Shapiro, President of United Anti-Nazi Conference.
Box 44, Folder 2

Municipal League re: UOPPA, Shaw-Ford campaign., 1936, 1937, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Radio speech on UOPPA, 1936. Notes on Shaw-Ford campaign, 1937. Notes on Olson, Patterson, Downey campaign, 1938.
Box 44, Folder 3

Municipal League re: Municipal Bus League., 1937

Scope and Content Note

Speeches and reporting re: Municipal Bus League.
Box 44, Folder 4

Municipal League Bulletins, 1937, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Municipal League Bulletins, reporting the performance of John Anson Ford in Office.
Box 44, Folder 5

Grover Johnson campaign materials, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Broadsides and newspaper clippings re: Grover Johnson for city council, 13th district.
Box 44, Folder 6

Municipal League speech and correspondence, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Letter from American League for Peace and Democracy thanking RWB for speech, and speech transcript.
Box 44, Folder 7

Municipal League Bulletins and speech, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Municipal League Bulletins and transcript of radio address, J. Frank Burke, KFVD.
Box 44, Folder 8

Municipal League Bulletins and clippings, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Municipal League Bulletins and clippings about the League of Women Shoppers.
Box 44, Folder 9

Municipal League interview transcript, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Interview on the functioning of the Municipal League.
Box 44, Folder 10

"The Messenger" pamphlet, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Copies of "The Messenger," the Rev. Floyd J. Seaman, editor.
Box 44, Folder 11

Municipal League Bulletins and clippings, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Copies of the Municipal League Bulletin, newspaper clippings.
Box 44, Folder 12

Municipal League clippings and speech, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and radio address transcript.
Box 44, Folder 13

Municipal League re: Anthony Pratt, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, reports and clippings re: Anthony Pratt, Municipal League editor-secretary-treasurer.
Box 44, Folder 14

Municipal League Bulletin, 1940 October

Scope and Content Note

Municipal League Bulletin re: ballot measures, Kersey-Winner case.
Box 45, Folder 1

Original folders, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 45, Folder 2

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Weekly reminder pad, 1938. Handwritten notes re: Shaw Recall. "A Forward: My Analysis 1939." Address of Mayor Fletcher Bowron of Los Angeles, Oct. 25, 1938."
Box 45, Folder 3

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1936-8

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers.
Box 45, Folder 4

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and other material about the campaign to recall Frank Shaw.
Box 45, Folder 5

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and other material about the campaign to recall Frank Shaw.
Box 45, Folder 6

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and other material about the campaign to recall Frank Shaw.
Box 45, Folder 7

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and other material about the campaign to recall Frank Shaw.
Box 45, Folder 8

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Typescript and clipping re: platform of the Federation for Civic Betterment.
Box 45, Folder 9

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Clifford Clinton.
Box 45, Folder 10

Recall of Mayor Frank Shaw, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Pro Fletcher Bowron election materials.
Box 45, Folder 11

Federation for Political Unity, 1937

Scope and Content Note

Founding of Federation for Political Unity, Fresno, Ca. Borough, Chairman. Includes: Progressive News (October 25, 1937), … Liberals Join, etc.… (clipping) in Los Angeles Evening News (October 18, 1937), John D. Barry's praise of Borough as chairman, etc. in San Francisco Daily News (October 19, 1937) and Fresno Bee story (October 17, 1937).
Box 45, Folder 12

Federation for Civic Betterment, 1938, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Minutes for meeting of FCB, transcript of speech, candidate endorsement, newspaper clippings.
Box 45, Folder 13

Federation for Civic Betterment, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Notebook ("showing committee activities"), transcripts of speeches. FCB's political endorsements.
Box 45, Folder 14

California Committee for Political Unity, 1938 - 1939

Scope and Content Note

Organizational procedures, "The Messenger," Olson for Governor materials, Democratic Party of California notes.
Box 45, Folder 15

California Committee for Political Unity, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Notes, meeting minutes, clippings.
Box 45, Folder 16

Rights of Citizens, 1930s

Scope and Content Note

"Lights Out," by Zona Gale. Newspaper clippings about world affairs.
Box 46, Folder 1

Fletcher Bowron biography, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Biography of Fletcher Bowron, Mayor of Los Angeles.
Box 46, Folder 2

Fletcher Bowron clippings, 1939

Box 46, Folder 3

Fletcher Bowron speech, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet of Bowron speech, "If Lincoln Were Alive."
Box 46, Folder 4

Radio address re: Fletcher Bowron, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of speech by RWB re: Bowron.
Box 46, Folder 5

Fletcher Bowron statements, 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

"Water and Power Official Bulletin" statements by Mayor Fletcher Bowron.
Box 46, Folder 6

Fletcher Bowron radio addresses and clippings, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of Bowron's radio addresses and newspaper clippings re: Bowron backers.
Box 46, Folder 7

Fletcher Bowron clippings, 1941 January-February

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Bowron's run for re-election.
Box 46, Folder 8

Fletcher Bowron clippings, 1941 March

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and pamphlets re: Bowron's run for re-election.
Box 46, Folder 9

Fletcher Bowron clippings and campaign materials, 1941 April

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and campaign materials re: Bowron's run for re-election.
Box 46, Folder 10

Fletcher Bowron clippings and campaign materials, 1941 May - June

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and campaign materials re: Bowron's run for re-election.
Box 46, Folder 11

Fletcher Bowron Campaign Textbook and Speaker's Manual, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Speaker's Manual, Bowron Campaign, prepared by Ernest Chamberlin.
Box 46, Folder 12

Fletcher Bowron clippings, 1941-42

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings re: civil defense, Clifford Clinton, etc.
Box 46, Folder 13

Fletcher Bowron memoranda, speech notes and clippings, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, campaign material and speech notes re: Bowron's re-election as mayor at April 3 primary.
Box 47, Folder 1

Fletcher Bowron war-time reports, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Reports from City of Los Angeles War Council, notes and typescripts.
Box 47, Folder 2

Fletcher Bowron clippings and budget, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and "City of Los Angeles, CA, Budget, Fiscal Year 1944-1945."
Box 47, Folder 3

Carl Sandburg clippings, 1940s

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, book reviews, memorials related to Carl Sandburg.
Box 47, Folder 4

Articles re: Carl Sandburg, 1920s-1940s

Scope and Content Note

RWB's writing about Carl Sandburg including "Good Night, Mr. Sandburg," notes for "Jubilant Crusader," draft of "A Reporter in Fort Wayne," "Separation," "The Living Sandburg," (address delivered Jan. 18, 1970, before the Free People's Participating Forum, First Unitarian Church, Los Angeles, CA), "Unfinished Business" and cartoons.
Box 48, Folder 1

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB appointment, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: RWB appointment to the Board of Public Works, and minutes from the Preliminary draft Roosevelt Committee.
Box 48, Folder 2

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB appointment, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Press commentary on appointment.
Box 48, Folder 3

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB confirmation (1 of 4), 1939

Box 49, Folder 1

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB confirmation (2 of 4), 1939

Box 49, Folder 2

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB confirmation (3 of 4), 1939

Box 49, Folder 3

Board of Public Works clippings re: RWB confirmation (4 of 4)

Box 49, Folder 4

Board of Public Works clippings, correspondence and report, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, copies of reports to BPW and report "Reemployment: Report of the Governor's Commission on Reemployment."
Box 49, Folder 5

Board of Public Works clippings, 1939 October 9

Scope and Content Note

United Progressive News clipping re: Board of Public Works to end patent paving.
Box 49, Folder 6

Board of Public Works notes on hearings, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Notes taken during Board of Public Works public hearings on the "employee conditions." Includes "John R. Land's material."
Box 49, Folder 7

Board of Public Works re: Mosier Meyer, 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

Letter to the Editor and clipping re: Mosier M. Meyer, Los Angeles Street Superintendent.
Box 49, Folder 8

Board of Public Works flyers, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Flyers re: RWB's speeches.
Box 49, Folder 9

Board of Public Works clippings, statements, publications, 1939-40

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, notes, statements re: BPW work.
Box 50, Folder 1

Board of Public Works clippings re: street paving, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from "The Palisadian" newspaper.
Box 50, Folder 2

Board of Public Works identification cards and clippings, 1940

Scope and Content Note

RWB's Major Disaster Emergency Council identification card, primary nominating election calendar and clippings.
Box 50, Folder 3

Board of Public Works re: Carey McWilliams, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, ephemera and speech transcript. Also includes copy of "The Social and Economic Consequences of Exclusionary Immigration Laws," by Felix S. Cohen.
Box 50, Folder 4

Board of Public Works clippings re: American Peace Mobilization, 1940

Box 50, Folder 5

Board of Public Works radio addresses (1 of 2), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of radio addresses re: the Bowron administration and the "reform" Board of Public Works. Includes addresses urging election of progressive city council and state officials.
Box 50, Folder 6

Board of Public Works radio addresses (2 of 2), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Transcripts of radio addresses re: the Bowron administration and the "reform" Board of Public Works. Includes addresses urging election of progressive city council and state officials.
Box 50, Folder 7

Board of Public Works publications, 1940, 1943-44

Scope and Content Note

City Year Book, 1940. Rosters of Los Angeles City Government, officers, boards, and commissions, 1940, 1943, 1944.
Box 50, Folder 8

Board of Public Works clippings and program, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Clippings from "Municipal League Bulletin," and program for the "Testimonial dinner for Attorney Leo Gallagher."
Box 50, Folder 9

Board of Public Works re Harry Bridges, 1940

Scope and Content Note

The Case for Harry Bridges, by Virginia Gardner et al.
Box 50, Folder 10

Board of Public Works clippings and notes, 1940

Box 50, Folder 11

Board of Public Works radio addresses (1 of 3), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of radio addresses over KRKD, City Hall.
Box 50, Folder 12

Board of Public Works radio addresses (2 of 3), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of radio addresses over KRKD, City Hall.
Box 50, Folder 13

Board of Public Works radio addresses (3 of 3), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Typescripts of radio addresses over KRKD, City Hall.
Box 51, Folder 1

Board of Public Works campaign expenses, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Notes on campaign expenses, BPW letterhead and clippings.
Box 51, Folder 2

Board of Public Works speech, subpoena, publications, clippings, 1939-41

Scope and Content Note

"V for Democracy," "People's Declaration for Victory," and "101 Votes." Also includes subpoena for RWB to appear before the Joint Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities in California, July 29, 1941.
Box 51, Folder 3

Board of Public Works correspondence re: endorsements, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Endorsements of RWB for 1941 council race.
Box 51, Folder 4

Board of Public Works campaign materials, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, speeches, sketch and campaign materials re: RWB's 1941 City Council race.
Box 51, Folder 5

Board of Public Works clippings, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: municipal election news and results.
Box 51, Folder 6

Board of Public Works clippings re: G. V. Bennett, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: City Council election news and G. Vernon Bennett.
Box 51, Folder 7

Board of Public Works clippings and organizational chart, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Tenny Committee on Un-American Activities, firing of city employee of Communist Party membership, Peace Parade. Also includes Organization Chart for the Bureau of Engineering - Department of Public Works - City of Los Angeles.
Box 51, Folder 8

Board of Public Works re: plot against RWB, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Affidavit and notes re: "Roy Hampton's plot on Borough."
Box 51, Folder 9

Board of Public Works clippings, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Board of Public Works.
Box 51, Folder 10

Board of Public Works clippings re: Harby, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Councilman Harold Harby.
Box 51, Folder 11

Board of Public Works clippings re: Wirsching, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Councilman Carl Wirsching.
Box 51, Folder 12

Board of Public Works Clinton's "Citizens' Petition" 1941

Scope and Content Note

Clifford Clinton's "Citizens' Petition" for Investigation of misuse of government-owned automobiles, "official business of public officials," etc.
Box 51, Folder 13

Board of Public Works notes on important actions by RWB, 1939-1941

Scope and Content Note

Typed account/record of "important actions" while on the Board of Public Works, 1939 - 1941.
Box 52, Folder 1

Board of Public Works clippings, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Harold Harby, Frank Shaw, Clifford Clinton, Mosier Meyer, Jim Bogler; corruption investigations re: street paving; Fletcher Bowron and wartime anti-Japanese sentiment.
Box 52, Folder 2

Board of Public Works clippings, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: local politics, especially Councilman Harold Harby's "dishonesty and auto trip to Montana in a city car."
Box 52, Folder 3

Board of Public Works clippings re: Garner, 1942

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: Ray Garner's reinstatement ordered by Judge Henry M. Willis (with back pay).
Box 52, Folder 4

Board of Public Works speeches, clippings and notes, 1943

Scope and Content Note

Notes re: Norris Poulson, the Roosevelt Administration, the Declaration at Teheran, RWB's radio speeches, "inter-racial harmony."
Box 52, Folder 5

Board of Public Works notes, 1943

Scope and Content Note

Notes re: War Council of City of Los Angeles.
Box 52, Folder 6

Board of Public Works reports and programs, 1941-42

Scope and Content Note

Programs from dedication ceremonies at Aliso Village and Wilmington Hall and "Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles, Third Annual Report, July 1, 1940-June 30, 1941."
Box 52, Folder 7

Board of Public Works speech, publications, clippings, 1943, 1944, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, transcript of speech given at Aldous Huxley's home, Arch Young congressional campaign material and other items.
Box 52, Folder 8

Board of Public Works clippings and publications, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: County vote for Roosevelt. Also, "Roster Public Officials in California," and "Specifications No. 138 for Construction Materials… in the City of Los Angeles."
Box 52, Folder 9

Board of Public Works notes, 1941-1944

Scope and Content Note

Shorthand notes on RWB's activities and board sessions while on the Board of Public Works.
Box 52, Folder 10

Board of Public Works publications, 1944-1945

Scope and Content Note

"White Gulls Over Dover," "The People Say," "Action" by the National League of Women Voters, "This Is Your Fault" re: slums in Los Angeles and "Municipal League Bulletin."
Box 52, Folder 11

Board of Public Works publications, 1945

Scope and Content Note

"Memo on the Pacoima Race Situation," Clifford Clinton's "The Clock Strikes Twelve," and "The Open Forum."
Box 52, Folder 12

Board of Public Works budget, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Proposed Budget: Fiscal Year 1944-1945, City of Los Angeles. Materials related to RWB's resignation from the Board of Public Works.
Box 53, Folder 1

Board of Public Works publications, 1945

Scope and Content Note

"Peace Key" by John Weatherwax, "One World" by Wendell Willkie, "The peace for which We Fight" by Elmer Davis.
Box 53, Folder 2

Board of Public Works clippings and publication, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and "The People's Program for 1944" by CIO Political Action Committee.
Box 53, Folder 3

Board of Public Works campaign literature, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Democratic campaign literature, including … Are you Voting for a Third World War?… by the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, "The Sword of Joab,… speech of J. Ray Files at the Democratic Luncheon Club, … That Man in the White House,… by Frank Kingdon and … Our Job in the Pacific… by Henry A. Wallace.
Box 53, Folder 4

Board of Public Works radio address, 1944

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of radio address supporting President Franklin Roosevelt's Five Point Program.
Box 53, Folder 5

Board of Public Works publications, 1944

Scope and Content Note

"A People's Declaration for Victory."
Box 53, Folder 6

Board of Public Works re: Roosevelt's death, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings and speech re: death of President Franklin Roosevelt.
Box 53, Folder 7

Board of Public Works clippings, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: World Peace, the end of WWII, and Dr. Lise Meitner's atomic research.
Box 53, Folder 8

Board of Public Works clippings and pamphlets, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Clippings re: race relations.
Box 53, Folder 9

Board of Public Works newspapers (1 of 2), 1945 August 14

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers reporting Japanese surrender and end of World War II.
Box 53, Folder 10

Board of Public Works newspapers (2 of 2), 1945 August 14

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers reporting Japanese surrender and end of World War II.
Box 53, Folder 11

Board of Public Works publication, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet: "Los Angeles Against Gerald K. Smith." 2 copies.
Box 53, Folder 12

Board of Public Works resignation materials, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and clippings re: RWB's resignation from the Board of Public Works.
Box 54, Folder 1

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1933-1935

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, program and annotated draft about co-ops.
Box 54, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens correspondence and typewritten drafts, 1933-1934

Scope and Content Note

Letter of Clark Kerr, writings about self-help co-ops.
Box 54, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens clipping and leaflet, 1937

Scope and Content Note

New York Times article "Committee's Report on the Chicago Strike Riot."
Box 54, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens bulletins, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Labor's Non-Partisan League of the Los Angeles County Bulletin.
Box 54, Folder 5

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings from the "Hollywood Citizen - News Striker."
Box 54, Folder 6

Rights of Citizens letter and article drafts, 1937, 1938

Scope and Content Note

Letter from Dr. Floyd Seaman, pastor of Grace Methodist Episcopal Church. RWB's written statement for committee to free Tom Mooney.
Box 54, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, Tom Mooney clippings and publications (1 of 2), 1939

Scope and Content Note

Thirty years of propaganda literature about the wrongful imprisonment of Tom Mooney.
Box 54, Folder 8

Rights of Citizens, Tom Mooney clippings and publications (2 of 2), 1939

Scope and Content Note

Thirty years of propaganda literature about the wrongful imprisonment of Tom Mooney.
Box 54, Folder 9

Rights of Citizens, release of Tom Mooney, 1939 January 6

Scope and Content Note

Copy of newspaper "Light Democratic Leader" with headline about Tom Mooney's release.
Box 54, Folder 10

Rights of Citizens notes and programs, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Notes on speech, legislature publications and Communist election pamphlet.
Box 54, Folder 11

Rights of Citizens clipping, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles Evening Herald story "I Ride the Garbage Trucks… "
Box 54, Folder 12

Rights of Citizens letters, leaflets and clipping, 1939

Scope and Content Note

Labor education, pro-Bowron election material, strikes.
Box 54, Folder 13

Rights of Citizens clipping, 1939

Scope and Content Note

"People's World" article about the Los Angeles Times.
Box 54, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens, Labor's Non Partisan League, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Election pamphlet and leaflet.
Box 54, Folder 15

Rights of Citizens leaflet, 1940

Scope and Content Note

For Long Beach demonstration against scrap iron shipments to Japan.
Box 54, Folder 16

Rights of Citizens District Attorney election pamphlets and drafts, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Concerning Dockweiler vs. Fitts District Attorney campaign. Includes speech by RWB.
Box 54, Folder 17

Rights of Citizens, North American Aviation Plant strike, 1941

Scope and Content Note

Reverend Heist's comments, Mayor Bowron's radio speech on the strike. Clippings, including communist reply to Bowron and text from FDR's "Emergency Proclamation."
Box 54, Folder 18

Rights of Citizens, City Council, 1939-1941

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of Oliver Thornton's "101 Votes: An Analysis of the 1939-1941 Los Angeles City Council." Newspaper clipping re: Council of Industrial Organizations (CIO) being denied the right to meet at City Hall.
Box 54, Folder 19

Rights of Citizens, collective bargaining, 1941

Scope and Content Note

RWB's note to H. P. Cortelyou, and a CIO brief in favor of collective bargaining.
Box 54, Folder 20

Rights of Citizens, RWB speech notes, 1944

Scope and Content Note

1. On the Bill of Rights, before State, County, and Municipal workers. 2. "Argentine Diary." 3. Newspaper clipping re: Chronology of the World War. CIO Political Action Committee: "The People's Program for 1944," booklet.
Box 54, Folder 21

Rights of Citizens, Hollywood Motion Picture Strike, 1945 October

Scope and Content Note

Fliers. Copies of the "Hollywood Atom" and "The Hollywood Sun," headline: "Bloody Strife in Hollywood!" Minutes of the Interim Committee Meeting and resolution.
Box 55, Folder 1

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Labor Herald, "War is won but we are not prepared for peace … " Also, Daily Journal, "Major Events Told in European Battle."
Box 55, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Report of the Michigan Citizens Committee on the strike against General Motors.
Box 55, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Literature of the Left: The Story of Eva Shafran. Newspaper clippings.
Box 55, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens, Emergency Committee on KFI, 1945-1946

Scope and Content Note

RWB was treasurer. Folder contains KFI correspondence, press releases, flier, and booklet: "You and Your Radio: A program of action and education for organizations and individuals designed to protect freedom of the air."
Box 55, Folder 5

Rights of Citizens, National Citizens Political Action Committee, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Reports, meeting agendas, candidate list, bulletin and preamble.
Box 55, Folder 6

Rights of Citizens, Mobilization for Democracy, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Copy of "Statement of Facts." CIO Political Action Committee election pamphlet, 1946. Public Employees News. "Your Health - America's Wealth," by Max Bedacht.
Box 55, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1940s

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings re: RWB clashes with Un-American committee.
Box 55, Folder 8

Atomic energy, 1945

Scope and Content Note

RWB's letter to President Harry Truman, newspaper clipping.
Box 55, Folder 9

California politics, Culbert Olson (1 of 3), 1939-1940

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings regarding Culbert Olson administration.
Box 55, Folder 10

California politics, Culbert Olson (2 of 3), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Raphael Konigsberg on Olson State Relief Administration. Daily News: RWB at Conference for Democratic Action, calls for the end of Olson's "appeasement policy," etc. Typescript draft and clippings.
Box 55, Folder 11

California politics, Culbert Olson (3 of 3), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Olson administration kills "production for use." Newspaper Guild publicity. RWB speaks at Conference for Democratic Action, Fresno. Letters received and clippings.
Box 55, Folder 12

California politics, Ellis Patterson clippings, 1940

Scope and Content Note

Ellis Patterson's campaign, 1940 Democratic Presidential Primary. Newspaper clippings.
Box 55, Folder 13

California politics, Ellis Patterson campaign materials (1 of 2), 1940

Scope and Content Note

The Ellis Patterson slate. Program for the convention. RWB's key-note speech. RWB radio addresses on the Patterson slate.
Box 55, Folder 14

California politics, Ellis Patterson campaign materials (2 of 2), 1940

Scope and Content Note

Ellis Patterson's campaign, 1940 Democratic Presidential Primary. Campaign materials including keynote speeches, reports, clippings, newsletter, leaflets.
Box 56, Folder 1

California politics, Victory for Democracy, 1941

Scope and Content Note

RWB was the Chairman of Victory for Democracy. Notes, pamphlet, letter regarding organization's dissolution, meeting agenda, copy of first newspaper "V for Democracy."
Box 56, Folder 2

California politics, Sheridan Downey's "Speaker's Manual" 1944

Scope and Content Note

Typescript copies of speaker's manuals and notes.
Box 56, Folder 3

California politics, propaganda pamphlets, 1944

Scope and Content Note

National Citizens Political Action Committee propaganda pamphlets.
Box 56, Folder 4

California politics, clippings, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Constitutional liberties, Henry Wallace, etc. Newspaper clippings.
Box 56, Folder 5

Original folders, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 56, Folder 6

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, campaign materials (1 of 2), 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials for RWB's congressional campaign including promotional materials such as brochures and broadsides, contribution forms, list of endorsers.
Box 56, Folder 7

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, campaign materials (2 of 2), 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials for RWB's congressional campaign including information on his platform, a typescript poem, and a "Report of Conference of Progressives."
Box 56, Folder 8

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, platform and bio, 1946

Scope and Content Note

RWB's platform and biography.
Box 56, Folder 9

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, bulletins, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Borough for Congress Committee bulletins.
Box 56, Folder 10

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, clippings, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 56, Folder 11

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, correspondence and endorsements, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Candidate questionnaires, RWB endorsements, campaign correspondence.
Box 56, Folder 12

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, ballot and press, 1946

Scope and Content Note

1946 Voter Ballot, 2 Copies of "Flashes: The Voice of the Membership," (published by Film Technicians of the Motion Picture Industry).
Box 57, Folder 1

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, events, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Programs, schedules and invitations.
Box 57, Folder 2

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, speeches (1 of 2), 1946

Scope and Content Note

Speech notes. Handwritten notes and typescript index cards.
Box 57, Folder 3

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, speeches (2 of 2), 1946

Scope and Content Note

RWB's addresses and speeches, typescript drafts.
Box 57, Folder 4

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, opponents, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Campaign materials and resources related to candidates running against or addition to RWB during 1946. Includes information about Ellis Patterson, Clyde Doyle, Jack Tenney.
Box 57, Folder 5

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, Burkhalter, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Campaign materials and resources related to Everett Burkhalter, RWB's opposition in the 20th Congressional District.
Box 57, Folder 6

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, Hinshaw, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Carl Hinshaw (RWB's primary competition in the election) newspaper clippings, RWB's speech notes about (Hinshaw's record, quotations), correspondence, pamphlet: "Republicans Against Hinshaw - and Why!"
Box 57, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, Ku Klux Klan activity, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to civil rights and the Ku Klux Klan activity in California that took place during RWB's campaign including newspaper clippings and correspondence.
Box 57, Folder 8

Atomic energy, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to atomic energy which took place during RWB's campaign including newspaper clippings, handouts, brochures.
Box 57, Folder 9

Rights of Citizens, labor issues, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to Labor which took place during RWB's campaign including newspaper clippings and brochures.
Box 57, Folder 10

Campaign for Democratic Candidate for 20th Congressional District, election results, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Election results & RWB's response. Includes speech notes and clippings.
Box 57, Folder 11

Rights of Citizens, Moral Rearmament Movement, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Citizens Committee for Better Education mailing packet with letter and report on moral rearmament.
Box 58, Folder 1

Original folders, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 58, Folder 2

Hollywood Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences and Professions (HICCASP) administrative materials, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Statement of Policy - National Citizens Political Action Committee (ICCASP) (parent organization), HICCASP Policy Statements, HICCASP committee members, HICCASP Statement of Operations, HICCASP Statement of Financial Condition. Song: "The House that I Live in."
Box 58, Folder 3

HICCASP meeting minutes, 1945-1946

Scope and Content Note

ICCASP & HICCASP executive board meeting minutes.
Box 58, Folder 4

HICCASP meeting minutes, 1946-1947

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP council meeting minutes.
Box 58, Folder 5

HICCASP meeting minutes, 1946

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP Campaign Committee minutes.
Box 58, Folder 6

HICCASP telegram, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Telegram announcing RWB appointed to HICCASP Political Action Committee.
Box 58, Folder 7

HICCASP meeting minutes, 1946

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP Political Action Committee minutes.
Box 58, Folder 8

HICCASP 1946 Election, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Political Action Committee's recommendations, questionnaire for Candidates, state election data, interview schedules.
Box 58, Folder 9

HICCASP election recommendations, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Recommendations on Endorsement of Candidates from the Political Action Committee of HICCASP to the Executive Council. Recommendations on Candidates to Membership Meeting, HICCASP. RWB's drafts of Recommendations.
Box 58, Folder 10

HICCASP meeting minutes, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of Minority Relations Committee of HICCASP, minutes of Meeting of Interim Committee of HICCASP, minutes on Meeting of Sub-Committees of HICCASP and NCPAC.
Box 58, Folder 11

HICCASP reports, 1946

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP Office Organizational Report, HICCASP Report of Special Legislative Committee, HICCASP Progress Report, Reports of the Political Action Committee of HICCASP to Organization membership.
Box 58, Folder 12

HICCASP announcements, 1946

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP mailings & bulletins.
Box 58, Folder 13

HICCASP radio freedom, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the Lea Bill (H.R. 5117) & radio freedom. Statements, newspaper clipping, memo.
Box 58, Folder 14

HICCASP labor issues, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to civil rights, and labor issues. Letter from the Citizen's Committee to Aid Locked Out Hearst Employees, bulletin and program for stage play "Trial by Fire."
Box 58, Folder 15

HICCASP housing, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to housing, including a newsletter "Housing News," annotated typescript draft of "The American Housing Problem," and a copy of H. R. 546.
Box 58, Folder 16

HICCASP atomic energy, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of Conference on Atomic Energy called by the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions (ICCASP). Copy of "The Independent" - (ICCASP publication) special issues on atomic energy.
Box 58, Folder 17

HICCASP ephemera, 1946

Scope and Content Note

HICCASP flyers, pamphlets, bulletins and newsletters.
Box 59, Folder 1

Original folders, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 59, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens letter and notes, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Letter concerning starvation of impoverished ill citizens. Notes for report on Senate Funding Committee on Un-American Activities; small spiral-bound notebook.
Box 59, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens state legislative council, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Letter from David Hedley of the Californian CIO Council.
Box 59, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens press, 1947

Scope and Content Note

"Flashes from Hollywood!" Periodical.
Box 59, Folder 5

Progressive Citizens of America clippings, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 59, Folder 6

Progressive Citizens of America programs, 1946-1947

Scope and Content Note

Programs for the Founding Convention and Emergency PAC Conference.
Box 59, Folder 7

California Legislative Conference, conference announcements, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts concerning purpose of conference and "California Formula for Political Progress." Also, mailings and flyers.
Box 59, Folder 8

California Legislative Conference, conference materials, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Booklets, summary of proceedings, draft of "Call to Action," drafts of RWB's address, Co-Chairman Strike Keynote.
Box 59, Folder 9

Housing Caravan to Sacramento, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Broadside, clipping, draft of letter by RWB, and copy of "Action Program on Rent Control."
Box 59, Folder 10

California Legislative Conference clippings, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 59, Folder 11

California Legislative Conference administrative materials, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Receipt from Eleanor Raymond and annotated agenda.
Box 59, Folder 12

Progressive Citizens of America, Greece peace initiative, 1947-1948

Scope and Content Note

"Excerpts from the Statements of Acting Secretary of State Dean Acheson before the House Foreign Affairs Committee on March 20, 1947 and before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on March 24, 1947." Progressive Citizens of America statement by Robert W. Kenny. [Norris] Poulson Reports from Washington. Letter from RWB. Press release.
Box 59, Folder 13

Democrats for Wallace Conference, conference materials, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and agenda.
Box 59, Folder 14

Democrats for Wallace Conference clippings, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 59, Folder 15

Democrats for Wallace Conference, biography, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Publication: "Meet Henry Wallace: An Illustrated Biography of the New Party Candidate Including his Own Statements on All-Important Issues," by James Waterman Wise.
Box 59, Folder 16

Rights of Citizens pamphlets, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Assortment of anti-fascist, pro-peace, red-tinged pamphlets and handouts. Booklet for the Rev. John Howard Melish defense fund: "The Melish Case: Challenge to the Church." Also: Youth for Christ poster.
Box 59, Folder 17

Progressive Citizens of America, pamphlet and letter, 1857, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet regarding Truman's Cold War budget with forward by Henry Wallace. Letter from Lord Macaulay.
Box 59, Folder 18

California Legislative Conference activities, 1947-1956

Scope and Content Note

Booklet on 1947 proceedings, report on August 23-24, 1947 special session, letters of solicitation, "Letter to Democratic Committeemen on Platform Proposals," press release, photograph of committee chairmen, newspaper clipping, correspondence and statement relating to the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA).
Box 59, Folder 19

California Legislative Conference periodicals, 1948-1953

Scope and Content Note

Issues of "On the Record," and "California Housing."
Box 60, Folder 1

Original folders, 1946-1949

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 60, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party clippings (1 of 2), 1946-1949

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 60, Folder 3

Independent Progressive Party clippings (2 of 2), 1946-1949

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 60, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens, education, 1947

Scope and Content Note

Mailing from the Federation for Security of Schools, resume for Olin E. Darby, notes.
Box 60, Folder 5

Independent Progressive Party, new party platform, 1947-1948

Scope and Content Note

Minutes from the Organizing Committee of the IPP of California, Report of the IPP Rules Committee, RWB's handwritten notes for outline of speech, "Founding of the New Party."
Box 60, Folder 6

Independent Progressive Party publications, 1947-1948

Scope and Content Note

Fact book for Wallace-Taylor workers, booklet for the organizing committee, PCA booklet with Katharine Hepburn on cover, Progressive Party rules of organization, booklets and pamphlets covering platforms.
Box 60, Folder 7

Independent Progressive Party campaign materials, 1950s

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to RWB's senate race. Typescripts of speeches, biographic notes, "Statement to Democratic Voters," newspaper clipping: "Final figures on Nov. 7 election told," "Orange County IPP events."
Box 60, Folder 8

Independent Progressive Party publicity, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Press releases, solicitation letter, notes for platform proposal, resolution details.
Box 60, Folder 9

Independent Progressive Party, campaign withdrawal, 1948

Scope and Content Note

RWB withdraws from Congressional Campaign, thirteenth district, Los Angeles, in favor of Ned Healy. Also interview with Healy.
Box 60, Folder 10

Independent Progressive Party, Equal Rights Amendment, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Equal Rights Amendment materials including information bulletin, letter to committee, text of amendment.
Box 60, Folder 11

Independent Progressive Party, U.S. China relations, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Booklets on U.S. policy in China, summary of issues from Committee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy, clipping.
Box 60, Folder 12

Independent Progressive Party, civil rights, 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Materials relating to civil rights & the Civil Rights Congress, including press releases, pamphlets, solicitation letter, list of anti-discrimination legislation, provisions of the old age security law and eligibility points for security for the blind.
Box 61, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party statements, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Assorted Planks and Statements given by the IPP - Education, Farm research, United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers, United Furniture Workers of America, New York Tenant Councils on Rent and Housing, National Farmers Union. Press release: Founding convention of a new permanent national youth organization, New Party Founding.
Box 61, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party, Henry Wallace, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, letters received, copies of speeches and memorandum.
Box 61, Folder 3

Independent Progressive Party, July Convention, 1948 July

Scope and Content Note

RWB's credentials, RWB's notes in a small green notepad, typescript transcription and keepsake ribbon.
Box 61, Folder 4

Independent Progressive Party, July Convention printed materials, 1948 July

Scope and Content Note

Printed program from the July IPP Convention, menu from the Warwick, pamphlets for Wallace campaign.
Box 61, Folder 5

Independent Progressive Party interim report, 1948 July-August

Scope and Content Note

IPP interim report, directory, budget, proposed amendments and by-laws, and statement.
Box 61, Folder 6

Independent Progressive Party proposed platform (1 of 2), 1948

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts and final copies, some annotated.
Box 61, Folder 7

Independent Progressive Party proposed platforms (2 of 2), 1948

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts and final copies, some annotated.
Box 61, Folder 8

Independent Progressive Party, California Convention materials, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Songs, poems, agendas, and by-laws.
Box 61, Folder 9

Independent Progressive Party, resignation letter, 1948, September 3

Scope and Content Note

RWB resigns from the California Legislative Conference to focus on the Independent Progressive Party.
Box 61, Folder 10

Independent Progressive Party bulletins, 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Publications and bulletins.
Box 61, Folder 11

Independent Progressive Party election material, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Certified List of Names of Candidates Entitled to Receive Votes at the General Election and Election Ballot.
Box 61, Folder 12

Independent Progressive Party voting, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Preliminary Tabulations of Votes.
Box 61, Folder 13

Independent Progressive Party National Committee Meeting, 1948 November 13-14

Scope and Content Note

Copies of resolutions, text of speech by Henry A. Wallace, legislative program for 81st Congress.
Box 62, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party election materials, 1948

Scope and Content Note

"The Man Behind the Warren Mask," booklet, Kiplinger Magazine, California Voting Records, newspaper clippings.
Box 62, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party State Executive Committee Meeting, 1948

Scope and Content Note

IPP Tributes, Report by CB Baldwin on the Meeting of National Committee, IPP, and "Legislative Program for 81st Congress,"
Box 62, Folder 3

Independent Progressive Party, Church and State, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the separation of Church and State including pamphlets and list of council members.
Box 62, Folder 4

Independent Progressive Party statements, 1948

Scope and Content Note

IPP Statements and Resolutions.
Box 62, Folder 5

Independent Progressive Party meeting minutes, 1948

Scope and Content Note

IPP Minutes - Meeting of Heads of Nationality Committees which Supported Wallace and Taylor and the Progressive Platform.
Box 62, Folder 6

Independent Progressive Party, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Press releases and mailings related to the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company's request for a rate increase.
Box 62, Folder 7

Independent Progressive Party publications, 1948-1950

Scope and Content Note

Copy of "Walt Whitman's Little Known Political Testament," and "Members of Republican, Democratic, Prohibition and Independent Progressive State Central Committees and County Committee Chairmen."
Box 62, Folder 8

Independent Progressive Party folder labels and indices, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized, and typescript indices.
Box 62, Folder 9

Independent Progressive Party announcements, reports and newsletters, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Mailings and announcements, memoranda, agendas, reports, typescript drafts, publicity guidelines and notes.
Box 62, Folder 10

Independent Progressive Party, RWB's Mayoral candidacy, 1949

Scope and Content Note

RWB's tentative candidacy for Mayor of Los Angeles. Statement, speech notes, invitations, campaign poster, newspaper clippings.
Box 62, Folder 11

Independent Progressive Party, police brutality report, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts of a report related to the issue of police brutality.
Box 62, Folder 12

Independent Progressive Party, North Atlantic Military Alliance, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, broadsides, pamphlets.
Box 62, Folder 13

Independent Progressive Party, RWB's speeches, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts and handwritten notes for RWB's speeches and addresses.
Box 62, Folder 14

Independent Progressive Party, Fair Employment Practices, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Fair Employment Practices including committee statements, labor bill, and a typescript copy or draft of an article.
Box 62, Folder 15

Independent Progressive Party, civil liberties and communist affiliations (1 of 2), 1949

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, typescript analysis, letters received and invitation. Covers the Loyalty Oath, IPP's bylaws, the Mundt-Nixon bill, the Smith Act, Los Angeles ordinances regarding registration policies, Supreme Court brief concerning, "Cultural Workers in Motion Pictures," and the conviction of Wesley Robert Wells.
Box 62, Folder 16

Independent Progressive Party, civil liberties and communist affiliations (2 of 2), 1949

Scope and Content Note

Assembly Journal of California Legislature and press clippings.
Box 63, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party, ballot measures, 1949

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets and recommendations of the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.
Box 63, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party municipal elections, 1948-1949

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the 1949 Municipal Election Campaign (RWB was chairman of the committee). Pamphlets, meeting reports, minutes, platform.
Box 63, Folder 3

Independent Progressive Party, audio of RWB radio speech, 1950 April 12

Scope and Content Note

7-inch magnetic tape reel of RWB's radio speech.
Box 63, Folder 4

Original folders and indices, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels and RWB's typescript indices, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 63, Folder 5

Independent Progressive Party key events, 1949-1950

Scope and Content Note

"Important Sequence, Progressive Party Events," including Bowron recall, Municipal platform elections of 1949, NATO, statement on Korea and China, the Hollywood Ten. Includes clippings, bulletins, announcements, fact sheets, statements, sample ballot, RWB's addresses, and a chronology.
Box 63, Folder 6

Independent Progressive Party Second National Convention, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the Second National Convention of the Progressive Party, Chicago, IL. Announcements, annotated statements, flyers, maps, schedule and program, rules.
Box 63, Folder 7

Independent Progressive Party Second National Convention pamphlets, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Ephemera from the Second National Convention of the Progressive Party including pamphlets and booklets.
Box 63, Folder 8

Independent Progressive Party State Executive Meeting, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Party statements, committee agenda, bulletin, financial report.
Box 63, Folder 9

Independent Progressive Party speeches, 1950

Scope and Content Note

RWB's speeches, radio addresses. Typescripts and handwritten notes.
Box 63, Folder 10

Independent Progressive Party state elections campaign, 1950

Scope and Content Note

RWB's statement of receipts and expenditures, campaign broadsides. RWB's campaign statement, newspaper clippings.
Box 64, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party, North Korea, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings, booklets, statements.
Box 64, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party, freedom of speech and association, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Booklets about the Jean Field custody case, "The Fight for Democracy in the Los Angeles Jewish Community," the Supreme Court case of Eugene Dennis v. the U.S., press release from the California Emergency Defense Committee, broadsides and blank oath and affidavit form.
Box 64, Folder 3

Original folders, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized. Also, some handwritten notes.
Box 64, Folder 4

Korean War clippings, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings and flyers.
Box 64, Folder 5

American Peace Crusade conference, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Conference materials include program, handouts, button, RWB's conference notes, RWB speech notes and newspaper clippings.
Box 64, Folder 6

Independent Progressive Party testimony, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Testimony by C.B. Baldwin, Secretary, Progressive Party, before Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committee, on Wherry Resolution. Feb 20, 1951.
Box 64, Folder 7

Independent Progressive Party resolutions, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Party resolutions: Willis McGee, W.E.B Dubois, On Peace, McCarran Act, the Arms Program, Farm. Progress report on state quotas. Telegrams. National Committee meeting minutes. The Crisis in Foreign and Domestic Policy.
Box 64, Folder 8

Independent Progressive Party, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Party statements: Negro rights, civil rights, peace.
Box 64, Folder 9

Independent Progressive Party meeting minutes and fact sheet, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Fact sheet on MacArthur and the Fight for Peace. Meeting minutes from a Minority Vote Committee meeting.
Box 64, Folder 10

Independent Progressive Party meeting minutes, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Minutes of Meeting of National Committee.
Box 64, Folder 11

Independent Progressive Party newsletters, 1951

Scope and Content Note

News from the Progressive Party, issues 1 & 2.
Box 64, Folder 12

Rights of Citizens, International Workers Order liquidation, 1951, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Materials re: Liquidation Proceedings against the International Workers Order. Letters, petition, pamphlet and brief.
Box 64, Folder 13

Rights of Citizens clippings, correspondence and pamphlet, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to military policy, Los Angeles housing, discrimination in the health field, and civil rights for Latin Americans. Clippings, letters, notes, pamphlet.
Box 64, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act, 1951

Scope and Content Note

RWB's address notes: "Talk on 'Communist' Registration Ordinance." Statement of Rev. Stephen H. Fritchman of the First Unitarian Church. "Civil Liberties and Internal Security." Indictment: "United States of America v. Schneiderman, Healey, Lima, Yates, Lambert, Connelley, Rose, Richmond, Fox, Steinberg, Stack and Doyle," - UCS Title 18. Sec. 11 (1946 Ed); USC Title 18, Sec. 371 (1948 Ed); Secant 3 of the Smith Act, 54 Stat. 671 - Conspiracy to violate the Smith Act. Clerical immunity. Letter to Congressman Adolph J. Sabath. Remarks of Reverend Stephen Fritchman at a Meeting of the Hollywood Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions.
Box 64, Folder 15

Rights of Citizens, Communist persecution, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings related to Communist persecution.
Box 64, Folder 16

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act, 1951

Scope and Content Note

Booklets about legal proceedings involving the Smith Act.
Box 65, Folder 1

Original folders, 1951-1953

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 65, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens, "Keep Liberty Burning!" 1951

Scope and Content Note

Poster and clipping.
Box 65, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens, W.E.B. Dubois, 1951

Scope and Content Note

RWB's speech "Introducing Dr. W.E.B. Dubois," typescript draft and handwritten notes.
Box 65, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens, notebook, 1951

Scope and Content Note

RWB's research notebook. Contains information relating to Sam Yorty & the California Valley Project, Tidelands Oil, Thomas Werdel's speech on the Pentagon's "plan to establish a complete military dictatorship in the United States," American unity, Slovak society, etc.
Box 65, Folder 5

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Copy of "Daily Variety" magazine (Headline: "Film Studios Check Loyalties,") press releases, flyers and broadside.
Box 65, Folder 6

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act trial, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Copies of trial information bulletins "Now is the Time for… Decision" and the newsletter "Smith Act Trial Report."
Box 65, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act pamphlets, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, brochures.
Box 65, Folder 8

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act clippings, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 65, Folder 9

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act in the "People's World" 1952

Scope and Content Note

Daily People's World coverage of the Smith Act Trials.
Box 65, Folder 10

Rights of Citizens, McCarran Law, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet, Los Angeles Board of Education communication, and issue of the California Farm Reporter.
Box 65, Folder 11

Rights of Citizens, San Francisco Chronicle, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Reprints of "Tenney Opens Fire on U.N." and "America Plus Group is at it Again."
Box 65, Folder 12

Rights of Citizens, the Rosenbergs, 1953

Scope and Content Note

RWB's communications, notes and statement.
Box 65, Folder 13

Rights of Citizens, the Rosenbergs clemency request, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Briefing sheet, flyer, pamphlets. Also, information sheets on protecting the foreign born and the Frank Spector case.
Box 65, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens, clippings, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings on McCarthyism.
Box 65, Folder 15

Original folders and indices, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels and typescript indices, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 65, Folder 16

Independent Progressive Party, conventions, 1952

Scope and Content Note

State and National IPP Convention materials. Platforms, speeches, statements, rules, etc.
Box 65, Folder 17

Independent Progressive Party bulletins, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Copies of Action Bulletin and IPP Legislative Bulletin.
Box 65, Folder 18

Independent Progressive Party clippings (1 of 2), 1952

Scope and Content Note

State and National IPP Convention newspaper clippings.
Box 65, Folder 19

Independent Progressive Party (2 of 2), 1952

Scope and Content Note

State and National IPP Convention newspaper clippings.
Box 66, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party speeches, 1952

Scope and Content Note

RWB's campaign speeches and radio addresses. Log of speaking tour. Speech notes.
Box 66, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party Borough campaign materials, 1952

Scope and Content Note

IPP campaign materials, mostly relating to RWB, including pamphlets, stickers and flyers.
Box 66, Folder 3

Independent Progressive Party, Borough campaign clippings (1 of 2), 1952

Scope and Content Note

IPP campaign newspaper clippings, mostly relating to RWB.
Box 66, Folder 4

Independent Progressive Party, Borough campaign clippings (2 of 2), 1952

Scope and Content Note

IPP campaign newspaper clippings, mostly relating to RWB.
Box 66, Folder 5

Independent Progressive Party election, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Election ballots, returns, clipping.
Box 66, Folder 6

Original folders, 1953-1954

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 66, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, Un-American Activities Committee, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet, brief, typescript copy of RWB address, copy of Civil Liberties newsletter.
Box 66, Folder 8

Rights of Citizens, Peace Committee, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence with Rev. Steve Fritchman, First Unitarian Church anniversary souvenir booklet, by-laws for Unitarian Fellowship for Social Justice, meeting minutes and report of Peace Committee, sermon notes, monthly bulletin, resolutions for annual meeting.
Box 67, Folder 1

Rights of Citizens, "The Freedom to Read" 1953-1955

Scope and Content Note

Letters from RWB regarding "The Freedom to Read." Also, pamphlet: "An American Prophet Speaks: A Historical Interview with Premier Stalin," by Col. Raymond Robins.
Box 67, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens, foreign policy, 1951-1954

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets: "Our Foreign Situation." "Geneva & Peace." Also copies of letters from RWB to Senator Knowland, Representative McDonough and President Eisenhower regarding military training.
Box 67, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings regarding Atomic power, the H-bomb.
Box 67, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act and McCarthyism, 1953-1955

Scope and Content Note

Hand-outs, pamphlets, clippings and letter.
Box 67, Folder 5

Rights of Citizens speech, 1953

Scope and Content Note

Typescript copy of RWB's speech before the veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, First Unitarian Church, July 17, 1953. "Spain Shall Rise Again!" Also, letter regarding speech.
Box 67, Folder 6

Rights of Citizens, farmers rights, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Letter and pamphlets.
Box 67, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, "Meet John Adams!" 1954

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, record of sales, and drafts relating to RWB leaflet publication: "Mr. President, Meet John Adams!"
Box 67, Folder 8

Rights of Citizens amnesty address, 1954

Scope and Content Note

RWB's "Address on Amnesty." Typescripts and notes.
Box 67, Folder 9

Rights of Citizens, "Civil Liberties" 1956

Scope and Content Note

2 copies of "Civil Liberties: Monthly Publication of the American Civil Liberties Union."
Box 67, Folder 10

Rights of Citizens, Smith Act pamphlets and newsletter, 1953-195

Scope and Content Note

Copy of "Can America Tolerate Prison for Ideas?" "Amnesty Trumpet," "Is Anybody Pushing You Around?"
Box 67, Folder 11

Original folders, 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 67, Folder 12

Rights of Citizens, Sam Yorty's 1954 U.S. Senate candidacy (1 of 2), 1951-1954

Scope and Content Note

Typescript drafts of articles and chapters (some annotated), notes, pamphlet and analysis of 1937 session of California Legislature.
Box 67, Folder 13

Rights of Citizens, Sam Yorty's 1954 U.S. Senate candidacy (2 of 2), 1954

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 67, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens, Democratic Heritage speech (1 of 3), 1954 January 31

Scope and Content Note

Notes, drafts, carbons and clipping for RWB's speech, "Los Angeles' Democratic Heritage," delivered at the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles.
Box 67, Folder 15

Rights of Citizens, Democratic Heritage speech (2 of 3), 1954 January 31

Scope and Content Note

Annotated drafts and carbons for RWB's speech: "Los Angeles' Democratic Heritage," delivered at the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles.
Box 67, Folder 16

Rights of Citizens, Democratic Heritage speech (3 of 3), 1954 January 31

Scope and Content Note

Letters sent and annotated drafts and carbons for RWB's speech: "Los Angeles' Democratic Heritage," delivered at the First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles.
Box 67, Folder 17

Rights of Citizens pamphlets and addresses, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Notes on RWB Address: "Is Co-Existence a Means to Peace?" and leaflets: "Fourth of July Oration," and "Mr. President, Meet Mr. John Adams."
Box 67, Folder 18

Rights of Citizens clippings, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings related to Communist China, Premier Chou En-lai.
Box 68, Folder 1

Independent Progressive Party resolutions and statements, 1954-1955

Scope and Content Note

"Proposed Resolution for Recommendation to State Executive Board meeting," "Found the New Party!" "Statement on the Public Domain, Natural Resources, Hydro-Electric and Atomic Power, Adopted by the Independent Progressive Party at its State Convention, Sacramento, August 7, 1954," "Proposed Statement on Peace, Independent Progressive Party of California." "Notes on draft statement."
Box 68, Folder 2

Independent Progressive Party, Farm Panel notes, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes concerning Farm Labor Panel.
Box 68, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens clipping, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Professor Alexander Meiklejohn's Historic Defense of the First Amendment: "Loyalty Does Not Imply Conformity of Opinion."
Box 68, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens civil liberties activities, 1952-1965

Scope and Content Note

Materials on activities concerning The McCarran Act, the Smith Act, and the Committee to Abolish the Committee of Un-American Activities. Newspaper clippings, fact sheet, newsletter, drafts and poster. RWB's confidential statement re: Judge Pacht on Wessley Robert Wells.
Box 68, Folder 5

Rights of Citizens, First Unitarian Church Board of Trustees, 1956-1965

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to RWB's work as chairman of the Board of Trustees for the First Unitarian Church. Includes pamphlets, handwritten notes, announcements, typescript drafts of statements, letter from Hugh Hardyman.
Box 68, Folder 6

Original folders and indices, ca. 1954-1965

Scope and Content Note

Typescript indices and folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized. Also RWB's finding aid to the materials located in boxes 72-75.
Box 68, Folder 7

Public Power correspondence, 1954-1960

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence related to RWB's research in public power initiatives. Mostly asking for information resources.
Box 68, Folder 8

Public Power notes, ca. 1955

Scope and Content Note

RWB's notes on public power for articles. Mostly hand-written. Also, a chart on prototypes.
Box 68, Folder 9

Public Power pamphlets, 1952-1956

Scope and Content Note

Information about Federal Public Power. Pamphlets and a copy of the No. 1 Resolution.
Box 68, Folder 10

Public Power, American Public Power Association, 1956 April

Scope and Content Note

Presentations, reports, addresses given to the American Public Power Association and the Convention of the American Public Power Association.
Box 68, Folder 11

Public Power, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, ca. 1959

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation including pamphlets, maps, charts.
Box 68, Folder 12

Public Power CPPD newsletter, 1957-1958

Scope and Content Note

Copies of the Consumers Public Power District Newsletter.
Box 68, Folder 13

Public Power reports, 1942-1957

Scope and Content Note

Annual and progress reports of the Consumers Public Power District.
Box 68, Folder 14

Public Power publications, ca. 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

American Public Power Association pamphlets and booklets. Includes, copies of "Public Power."
Box 69, Folder 1

Public Power atomic power pamphlets and press releases, ca. 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

American Public Power Association, US Atomic Energy Commission, Atomics International. Press packet for the Sheldon Station and Hallam Nuclear Power Facility, Hallem, Nebraska.
Box 69, Folder 2

Public Power correspondence and clippings, 1950s-1960s

Scope and Content Note

Letters, statement by RWB and newspaper clippings.
Box 69, Folder 3

Original folders, 1955-1965

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 69, Folder 4

Public Power, Tennessee Valley Authority (1 of 2), 1934, 1955-1960

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, booklets, surveys, publications.
Box 69, Folder 5

Public Power, Tennessee Valley Authority (2 of 2), 1953-1957

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, booklets, surveys, publications.
Box 69, Folder 6

Public Power, Columbia River Power and Bonneville Power, 1955-1959

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the U.S. Columbia River Power System and Bonneville Power Administration, including booklets, reports, maps, statistics.
Box 69, Folder 7

Public Power, Vermont Public Service Commission report, 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

Biennial Report of the Public Service Commission of the State of Vermont.
Box 69, Folder 8

Public Power, Missouri River, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Report from the Missouri Basin Interagency Committee: "The Missouri - Water and Land Development for the Nation."
Box 69, Folder 9

Public Power, Hoover Dam, ca. 1960

Scope and Content Note

Informational booklets, pamphlet and newspaper clipping.
Box 70, Folder 1

Public Power, Imperial Irrigation District (1 of 2), 1951-1956

Scope and Content Note

Annual Report, informational booklet and typescript copies of presentations.
Box 70, Folder 2

Public Power, Irrigation District (2 of 2), 1955-1957

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 70, Folder 3

Original folders, ca. 1955-1965

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 70, Folder 4

Public Power, NY Power Authority, 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

Power Authority of the State of New York pamphlet, press release, booklet, reports.
Box 70, Folder 5

Public Power, Ontario Hydro-Electric (1 of 2), ca. 1958-1960

Scope and Content Note

Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario pamphlets, annual report, press release.
Box 70, Folder 6

Public Power, Ontario Hydro-Electric (2 of 2), 1956-1960

Scope and Content Note

Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario briefs, report, press materials.
Box 70, Folder 7

Public Power, Central Valley Project, ca. 1951-1959

Scope and Content Note

Central Valley Project, California annual Reports, brochures, publications.
Box 71, Folder 1

Public Power, Desert Cavalcade, 1946-1954

Scope and Content Note

Desert Cavalcade of Imperial Valley publications.
Box 71, Folder 2

Public Power, Central Valley Project, 1950-1957

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the Central Valley Project, California. Fact sheets, charts, Historical Highlights, calls to action, pamphlets, publications, maps, brochures, clipping.
Box 71, Folder 3

Public Power, Feather River Project, 1955-1957

Scope and Content Note

Feather River Project, California reports, maps, publications, newspaper clippings.
Box 71, Folder 4

Public Power, Sacramento Municipal Utility, 1954-1960

Scope and Content Note

Sacramento Municipal Utility District annual reports, official statement.
Box 71, Folder 5

Public Power press, 1954

Scope and Content Note

Copy of the Modesto Bee featuring story on Don Pedro Dam, "The People's Own and Out of Debt."
Box 71, Folder 6

Public Power, L.A. Water and Power, 1958-62

Scope and Content Note

Los Angeles Board of Water and Power Commissioners annual report, brochures, maps.
Box 71, Folder 7

Public Power, Saskatchewan, ca. 1960s

Scope and Content Note

Saskatchewan, Canada progress brochure, travel brochures, maps, publications.
Box 71, Folder 8

Public Power, government publications, 1954-1960

Scope and Content Note

"Relative Water and Power Resource Development in the U.S.S.R. and the U.S.A.," "Compendium of Papers on Broadening the Tax Base," "The Growth and Contribution of Federal Reclamation to an Expanding National Economy."
Box 72, Folder 1

Public Power, government publications, 1953, 1955

Scope and Content Note

"Estimated Future Power Requirements of the United States by Regions (1954-1980). City and County of San Francisco Public Utilities Commission: "Rates to be Charged Private Consumers for Hetch Hetchy Power as Established by Public Utilities Commission of San Francisco."
Box 72, Folder 2

Public Power, government publications, 1953, 1957, 1958

Scope and Content Note

"Electric Power Requirements and Supply of the United States, by Regions, Present and Future to 1980," "Hydroelectric Power Resources of the United States, Developed and Undeveloped, 1957," "Hydroelectric Power Resources of the United States, Developed and Undeveloped, 1953."
Box 72, Folder 3

Original folders, ca. 1955-1965

Scope and Content Note

Typescript index and folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized. Also, RWB's comment about the contents of this box.
Box 72, Folder 4

Public Ownership of Money, Federal Reserve Act, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Government publication "Federal Reserve Act of 1913, with Amendments and laws relating to Banking," with note from Document Room.
Box 72, Folder 5

Public Ownership of Money, Federal Reserve System, 1955-1965

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, government informational packets, typescript drafts of RWB's article, "Our Private Monopoly Money," handwritten notes, newspaper clippings.
Box 72, Folder 6

Public Ownership of Money, Congressional Record, 1959 February

Scope and Content Note

Congressional Record, Thursday, Feb. 19, 1959.
Box 72, Folder 7

Public Ownership of Money, Congressional Record, 1959 May

Scope and Content Note

Congressional Record, Monday, May 25, 1959.
Box 72, Folder 8

Public Ownership of Money, Congressional Record, 1959 June 19

Scope and Content Note

Congressional Record, Friday, June 19, 1959.
Box 72, Folder 9

Public Ownership of Money, Congressional Record, 1959 June 1

Scope and Content Note

Congressional Record, Monday, June 1, 1959.
Box 72, Folder 10

Original folders, 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 73, Folder 1

First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, administrative materials, 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

Organizational chart, financial statements, tentative budgets, balance sheets, operating statements.
Box 73, Folder 2

First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, personnel information and events, 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

Event programs, personnel committee report, employment policy, job descriptions, memorandum, by laws.
Box 73, Folder 3

First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, minutes and guidelines, 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

Religious Education Committee and Board of Trustees meeting minutes, organizational guidelines, member list.
Box 73, Folder 4

First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, peace statements and publications, 1956-1957

Scope and Content Note

Statement by Rev. Stephen H. Fritchman, reaction to a hearing being held by the Committee on Un- American Activities, fact broadside on Military Inspired Conviction of Attorney George E. Shibley, Washington Newsletter of the Friends on National Legislation, Peace Action broadsides, "Peace News," "World Order Week" brochure, "The Last Call! For Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men!" newsletter.
Box 73, Folder 5

First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles, speeches and writing, 1957

Scope and Content Note

RWB's speeches and writings associated with the Unitarian Church. Typescript drafts (some with annotations) and handwritten notes.
Box 73, Folder 6

Rights of Citizens clipping, 1956

Scope and Content Note

"Borough rips board for action on Weiss," newspaper clipping.
Box 73, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, publications, notes and correspondence, 1955-1957

Scope and Content Note

Labor flyer, RWB's handwritten speech notes, letter soliciting funding for "The Peoples World." Pamphlet "The Communist Party and the 1956 Elections." Newspaper clipping "Complete text of Molotov Speech Before the United Nations."
Box 73, Folder 8

Public Power, House Committee report, 1956

Scope and Content Note

"Report of the Chairman of the House Committee."
Box 73, Folder 9

Public Power, nuclear energy, 1955-1956

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to atomic power, mostly concentrated on Nebraska atomic energy. Also includes material for the Federal Power Commission and the American Public Power Association. Newspaper clippings, pamphlets, reports, fact sheet.
Box 73, Folder 10

Public Power, water and power, 1954-1960

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to water power. General Information about proposed changes in electric rates for Los Angeles (Dept. of Water and Power), newspaper clipping, brochures. Issues of "Intake" magazine.
Box 73, Folder 11

Public Power, Hoover Dam, 1954-1960

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to the Hoover (Boulder) Dam, water from the California river, map of Lake Mead, Death valley, "California and the Colorado River." Brochures, pamphlets, map, statement, handwritten notes, typescript draft.
Box 73, Folder 12

Original folders, ca. 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 73, Folder 13

Rights of Citizens, Right to Work laws, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Proposition 18, "The Right to Work," notes, broadsides, brochures, letters and typescript drafts.
Box 73, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens, "The War Economy" 1956-1958

Scope and Content Note

RWB's notes and drafts of articles relating, including "Aviation Profiteers," "Notes on the War Economy," "War Industries."
Box 74, Folder 1

Public Power, Salt River Project, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Brochures, maps, booklets, broadsides, publications, correspondence.
Box 74, Folder 2

Original folders, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 74, Folder 3

The Case for the Co-ops (1 of 2), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and brochures.
Box 74, Folder 4

The Case for the Co-ops (2 of 2), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Copies of the "Cooperative Consumer."
Box 74, Folder 5

Original folders, 1958-1959

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 74, Folder 6

Publications, 1957

Scope and Content Note

Issue of "Harper's Magazine" and issue of "The Atlantic."
Box 74, Folder 7

War economy, "Economic Notes" 1958-1960

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, clipping and issues of "Economic Notes," a monthly publication by the Labor Research Association.
Box 74, Folder 8

War economy, notes and clippings, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes and newspaper clippings regarding war contractors' taxes.
Box 74, Folder 9

War economy, notes and drafts, 1957-1959

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes, typescript drafts, relating to article for American Socialist Magazine on regulatory agencies.
Box 74, Folder 10

Rights of Citizens pamphlet, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet: "Freedom or Enforce Conformity: The Supreme Court Review of the Smith and McCarran Acts."
Box 74, Folder 11

War economy clippings, 1958-1959

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings mostly related to Sherman Adams & Federal Trade Commission violations.
Box 74, Folder 12

War economy articles, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlets, invitations, handwritten notes, annotated typescript drafts of RWB's articles.
Box 74, Folder 13

War economy clippings, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings from Los Angeles Times.
Box 74, Folder 14

War economy, aircraft profits, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Notes, typescript drafts, re: "Aircraft Profits."
Box 74, Folder 15

War economy, Pentagon, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes. "Material for Pentagon Article."
Box 75, Folder 1

Original folders, 1959-1960

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 75, Folder 2

Rights of Citizens booklets, 1961-1963

Scope and Content Note

ACLU booklet, booklets related to the McCarran Act and the Committee on Un-American Activities.
Box 75, Folder 3

Rights of Citizens, People's World, 1962 April 21

Scope and Content Note

People's World, 4 copies, each marked "Page 7, Borough on John Anson Ford."
Box 75, Folder 4

Rights of Citizens speech, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of RWB's speech, "Honoring John Howard Lawson."
Box 75, Folder 5

Public Ownership notes, clippings, drafts, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Materials related to Borough article on "Public Ownership in the USA." Handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, drafts, transcribed notes.
Box 75, Folder 6

California Legislature, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Booklet, "The Story of the 1961 California Legislature."
Box 75, Folder 7

Rights of Citizens, California Farm Research and Legislative Committee, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Broadsides, statements, general finance report, committee meeting announcements, mailings, newsletter, meeting minutes.
Box 75, Folder 8

Publications, 1958-1962

Scope and Content Note

One copy of "S.J.O News," multiple issues of "California Farm Reporter."
Box 75, Folder 9

National politics, Nixon Kennedy debate, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings related to the Nixon-Kennedy televised debate.
Box 75, Folder 10

Original folders, 1959-1965

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 75, Folder 11

Co-operatives, 1964

Scope and Content Note

"Utopia Newsletter," Llano Colony and clippings.
Box 75, Folder 12

Rights of Citizens sample literature, 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Sample literature related to a variety of Progressive causes RWB was involved in, including Pacifica Foundation, the New Left School of Los Angeles, labor, Vietnam, Civil Rights, the 24 Freedom Fighters, & the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Booklets, mailings, broadsides.
Box 75, Folder 13

Sam Yorty clippings, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 75, Folder 14

Rights of Citizens clipping, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Clark Kerr and "Rule 17." Newspaper clipping.
Box 75, Folder 15

Anti-war flyers, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Flyers related to Vietnam war protests.
Box 75, Folder 16

Public Ownership publications, 1962-1963

Scope and Content Note

Two Government publications - 1. "Communications Satellite Act of 1962: Minority Views on H.R. 11040," 2. Congressional Record, proceedings and Debates of the 86th Congress, second session, "A Treatise on Money: Bank Probe Asked, Killed - Unusual Newspaper Informants its Readers."
Box 75, Folder 17

E.P.I.C. press, 1965

Scope and Content Note

Variety of materials related to RWB's story, "Sinclair's EPIC," published in the Occidental College Review.
Box 96, Folder 1

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1946, 1948

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 96, Folder 2

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1949, 1950

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 96, Folder 3

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1951, 1952

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 96, Folder 4

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1953-1954

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 96, Folder 5

Biographical materials, appointments and finances, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Appointment book and cash book with handwritten notations.
Box 96, Folder 6

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1956

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 96, Folder 7

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1957, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 97, Folder 1

Biographical materials, appointment book, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Appointment book with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 97, Folder 2

Biographical materials, appointment books, 1960-1961

Scope and Content Note

Appointment books with handwritten notations throughout.
Box 97, Folder 3

Biographical materials, household finances, 1941-1943

Scope and Content Note

Household accounts. LBB's account book. Rental agreement.
Box 97, Folder 4

Biographical materials, notarial record, 1949-1958

Scope and Content Note

Notebook with notarial entries made by RWB.
Box 97, Folder 5

Biographical materials, correspondence and clippings, 1949

Scope and Content Note

City Council ordinance announcements, letter and proposal for senate bill on insurance code, brochure for San Cristobal Valley Ranch, clippings, correspondence and invitation, subscription forms for the "National Guardian."
Box 97, Folder 6

Biographical materials, photographs, 1955?

Scope and Content Note

Black and white photographs of RWB, Madeleine Borough, and Zara.
Box 97, Folder 7

Biographical materials, road trip ephemera, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Receipts, notes, mileage notations, all related to the cross-country road trip taken by Reuben and Madeleine Borough in 1958.
Box 97, Folder 8

Biographical materials, road trip guide book, 1958

Scope and Content Note

"Gulf States: The Standard Guide and Handbook to the Vacation Lands of the Deep South, 1957-1958," book used by Reuben and Madeleine Borough during their cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 97, Folder 9

Biographical materials, road trip maps and publications (1 of 2), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Maps, magazines, and tourism brochures about Michigan, used by Reuben and Madeleine Borough during their cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 97, Folder 10

Biographical materials, road trip maps and publications (2 of 2), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Map and road atlas, tourist magazines and brochures used by Reuben and Madeleine Borough's cross- country road trip in 1958.
Box 97, Folder 11

Biographical materials, road trip maps and brochures, 1958

Scope and Content Note

Maps and brochures used by Reuben and Madeleine Borough's cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 98, Folder 1

Biographical materials, road trip newspapers (1 of 3), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers gathered during Reuben and Madeleine Borough's cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 98, Folder 2

Biographical materials, road trip newspapers (2 of 3), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers gathered during Reuben and Madeleine Borough's cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 98, Folder 3

Biographical materials, road trip newspapers (3 of 3), 1958

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers gathered during Reuben and Madeleine Borough's cross-country road trip in 1958.
Box 98, Folder 4

Biographical materials, clippings, 1959

Scope and Content Note

Copy of Rev. Fritchman's sermon (post-Loyalty Oath era). Newspaper clipping re: sculptor Grace Eldridge.
Box 98, Folder 5

Biographical materials, speech, 1959

Scope and Content Note

RWB's speech given at the Bass-Borough Testimonial Dinner. Typescript drafts and invitation.
Box 98, Folder 6

Biographical materials, Pratt memorial, 1945

Scope and Content Note

Memorial for Anthony Pratt. Order of Service, and RWB's tribute speech.
Box 98, Folder 7

Biographical materials, Hugh Hardyman memorial, 1960

Scope and Content Note

Obituary materials related to Hugh Hardyman. Includes typescript drafts of Rev. Stephen Fritchman's eulogy and RWB's eulogy, funeral program.
Box 98, Folder 8

Biographical materials, John McManus memorial, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Obituary materials related to John T. McManus. RWB's eulogy, newspaper clippings, memorial meeting agenda. Also, a flyer for Socialist New Year's Ball.
Box 98, Folder 9

Biographical materials, clippings, 1961

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clipping recounting the marriage of Upton Sinclair, 83, to Mary Elizabeth Willis, 79.
Box 98, Folder 10

Biographical materials, LACMA receipt, 1962

Scope and Content Note

Certificate from the Los Angeles County Museum, in acknowledgement of the receipt of "One Book of Ten Hand-Painted Pictures of Costumes of Chinese Nobility."
Box 98, Folder 11

Biographical materials, 70th birthday, 1953 June 27

Scope and Content Note

RWB's 70th Birthday tribute program, notes and typescript speech.
Box 98, Folder 12

Biographical materials, 80th birthday and commemoration, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Invitations and clippings for RWB's 80th birthday. Also, invitation to commemoration for Charlotta Bass & Reuben Borough Testimonial Committee.
Box 98, Folder 13

Biographical materials, Michigan history, 1964

Scope and Content Note

History of Michigan Historical Commission, 1913-1963, publication.
 

Laura Bradley Borough materials, 1886-1939

Scope and Content Note

Letters, notes and writings by RWB's first wife, Laura Bradley Borough. Includes clippings, typescripts of speeches, keepsakes and household financial documents. Covers classes attended by both RWB and LBB, as well as prose and poetry written by the couple. Also a number of love letters and poems by the writer H. Bedford- Jones.
Box 76, Folder 1

Original folder headings, 1901-1933

Scope and Content Note

Folders with RWB's typed labels, retained for informational purposes though the contents have been rehoused and reorganized.
Box 76, Folder 2

Biographical sketch of LBB's mother, Grace Arnull Skinner, ca. 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Typescript with handwritten corrections.
Box 76, Folder 3

High school reunion speech and clippings, 1911

Scope and Content Note

Typescript of LBB's speech for her ten year high school reunion. Newspaper clipping about Laura's graduating class, 1901.
Box 76, Folder 4

"Society reporting" clippings, ca. 1900-1910

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings of articles by LBB from Long Beach, Pasadena, and Los Angeles newspapers.
Box 76, Folder 5

Keepsakes, 1886-1901

Scope and Content Note

RWB's Primary Music Reader and LBB's autograph book.
Box 76, Folder 6

LBB's account book, "1911 Marshall." 1897-1911

Scope and Content Note

School notes, household finances and recipes.
Box 76, Folder 7

Ledger and address book, 1925 and 1939

Scope and Content Note

LBB's ledger (1925) and address book (1939).
Box 76, Folder 8

Class notes (1 of 2), 1923-1924

Scope and Content Note

LBB's typewritten notes from the biology and psychology classes, given by Professor Ray Chase, attended by both LBB and RWB.
Box 76, Folder 9

Class notes (2 of 2), 1923-1924

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handwritten notes from the biology and psychology classes, given by Professor Ray Chase, attended by both LBB and RWB.
Box 76, Folder 10

San Francisco sketches and poems (1 of 3), 1925

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handmade booklet featuring her stories and RWB's poems.
Box 76, Folder 11

San Francisco sketches and poems (2 of 3), ca. 1925

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handmade booklets featuring her stories and RWB's poems.
Box 76, Folder 12

San Francisco sketches and poems (3 of 3), ca. 1925

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handmade booklets featuring her stories and RWB's poems.
Box 76, Folder 13

Cards, ca. 1926

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handmade note cards, mostly addressed to her mother.
Box 76, Folder 14

Reuben Borough biography, 1936

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handwritten account of RWB's biographical chronology.
Box 76, Folder 15

Letter to Myden Arnold, 1934

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten notes on envelope and typescript.
Box 76, Folder 16

Jingles, ca. 1920s

Scope and Content Note

LBB's jingles written for her family back in Marshall, Michigan.
Box 76, Folder 17

Financial notes, 1930-1931

Scope and Content Note

LBB's notes on RWB's pay for writing for B. B. Lindsey; also minor expenses involved, stationery, etc.
Box 76, Folder 18

"Blue Voyage" notes, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

LBB's handwritten notes on Conrad Aiken's book "Blue Voyage."
Box 77, Folder 1

H. Bedford-Jones books, 1914-1917

Scope and Content Note

Three limited run, hand-printed books by H. Bedford-Jones; two of the works are poetry, one prose. Includes "Bigfoot Joe and Others," "Gathered Verse," "Figs and Thistles."
Box 77, Folder 2

Love letters from H. Bedford- Jones (1 of 2), ca. 1906-1920

Scope and Content Note

Love letters and poems to LBB from H. Bedford-Jones. Also, includes some keepsakes, e.g., a high school graduation program.
Box 77, Folder 3

Love letters from H. Bedford-Jones (2 of 2), 1910s, 1920s

Scope and Content Note

Love letters and poems to LBB from H. Bedford-Jones.
 

Newspaper and Periodical collections & Published Writing, 1898-1966

Scope and Content Note

Newspapers, magazines and journals featuring RWB's writings, both published and unpublished, in such publications as Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin, People's World, The Los Angeles Record, The Liberator and E.P.I.C. Includes articles, book reviews and essays.
Box 78, Folder 1

Sheet music, "A Marching Song for Freemen." 1955

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music and notes for RWB's composition "A Marching Song for Freemen."
Box 78, Folder 2

Sheet music, "If We Die."`, 1955

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music and notes for RWB's composition "If We Die."
Box 78, Folder 3

Sheet music, "When Shall I Sing?" 1955

Scope and Content Note

Sheet music and notes for RWB's composition "When Shall I Sing?" Words by Madeleine Borough.
Box 78, Folder 4

"The Owl" yearbook, 1899

Scope and Content Note

"The Owl," Marshall High School year book. Class photo with RWB on page 42.
Box 78, Folder 5

"The Woman's Forum" 1905

Scope and Content Note

"The Woman's Forum," a publication for which RWB was publisher and editor.
Box 78, Folder 6

"The Independent" 1908-1910

Scope and Content Note

"The Independent," weekly magazine, two issues, July 23, 1908 and September 15, 1910. Includes articles by RWB.
Box 78, Folder 7

"Tomorrow" 1924 June

Scope and Content Note

"Tomorrow" magazine (2 copies), includes article by RWB.
Box 78, Folder 8

"The Nation" 1927 July 6

Scope and Content Note

"The Nation" magazine (3 copies), includes article by RWB.
Box 78, Folder 9

E.P.I.C & Upton Sinclair, 1935-1936

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper clippings.
Box 78, Folder 10

"Pep" and "Scripps-Canfield Bulletin" 1931-1932

Scope and Content Note

Issues of "Pep," and the "Scripps-Canfield Bulletin."
Box 78, Folder 11

"Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" (1 of 2), 1927-1930

Scope and Content Note

Issues of the "Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin." Incomplete set.
Box 78, Folder 12

"Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" (2 of 2), 1930-1939

Scope and Content Note

Issues of the "Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin." Incomplete set.
Box 79, Folder 1

"Rob Wagner's Script Weekly" 1932-1933

Scope and Content Note

Issues of "Rob Wagner's Script Weekly."
Box 79, Folder 2

"Technocracy: The magazine of the New Deal." 1933 March

Scope and Content Note

Issue of "Technocracy: The magazine of the New Deal."
Box 79, Folder 3

"Forum" 1945 October

Scope and Content Note

Issues of "Forum." (2 copies)
Box 79, Folder 4

Publications related to the Port of Los Angeles, 1939-1952

Scope and Content Note

Publications related to the Port of Los Angeles.
Box 79, Folder 5

"Towards a Socialist America" 1958

Scope and Content Note

"Public Power Speeds the Pace to Social Planning and Ownership," in book of essays.
Box 79, Folder 6

"Public Ownership in the USA: Goals and Priorities" 1961

Scope and Content Note

"The Economy of Public Power" in a book of essays.
Box 79, Folder 7

"Peoples' World" 1962 April 21

Scope and Content Note

Book review in issue of "Peoples' World."
Box 79, Folder 8

"Frontier" 1965 February

Scope and Content Note

"The Suicide of a Newspaper," in issue of "Frontier," volume 16, number 4.
Box 80, Folder 1

The Congressional Record, 1965

Scope and Content Note

"The Congressional Record, Proceedings and Debates of the 89th Congress, First Session." Tuesday, August 3, 1965. Includes letter to Congressman George E. Brown Jr. regarding world peace.
Box 80, Folder 2

"Michigan History" 1964-1965

Scope and Content Note

Two issues of "Michigan History," a journal publication of the Michigan Historical Commission. "Saturday Afternoon Town" in volume 48 (1964) and "Boyhood in Arcady" in volume 49 (1965).
Box 80, Folder 3

"Occidental Review" 1965

Scope and Content Note

"Upton Sinclair's EPIC, 1934" published in issue of a student literary magazine "The Occidental Review," volume 4, number 2. According to the title page, this was the last issue of the publication under this title.
Box 80, Folder 4

"Panorama" 1965 February 6

Scope and Content Note

"Memoirs of a Jubilant Crusader" published in issue of "Panorama," a publication of the Chicago Daily News.
Box 80, Folder 5

"The Register Leader: The Unitarian Universalist Association" 1966 May

Scope and Content Note

"Church Begins at Seventy," in "The Register Leader," a publication of the Unitarian Universalist Association.
Box 80, Folder 6

"People's World" and "L.A. Times Letters Page" 1948, 1965-1966

Scope and Content Note

"Sam Yorty" in "People's World" (March 1966). Letter in "L.A. Times" commending article against racism. Tenth anniversary special edition of "People's World."
Box 80, Folder 7

"California Progressive Leader" and "Light Democratic Leader" 1938-1939

Scope and Content Note

Newspaper issues.
Box 80, Folder 8

Periodicals, 1898, 1929, 1930

Scope and Content Note

Single issues of each: "The New Time," "The Unemployed," and "The New Republic."
Box 80, Folder 9

"The Liberator" 1919-1920

Box 80, Folder 10

"The New Masses" (1 of 2), 1926-1928

Scope and Content Note

(Folder 2 of 2 is oversize; see Box 95, Folder 2.)
Box 80, Folder 11

"The American Socialist" (1 of 3), 1956-1957

Box 81, Folder 1

"The American Socialist" (2 of 3), 1958

Box 81, Folder 2

"The American Socialist" (3 of 3), 1959

Box 81, Folder 3

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1924

Box 81, Folder 4

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1927

Box 81, Folder 5

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1931

Box 81, Folder 6

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1933

Box 81, Folder 7

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1934

Box 81, Folder 8

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1935

Box 81, Folder 9

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1936

Box 81, Folder 10

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1937

Box 82, Folder 1

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1938

Box 82, Folder 2

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1939

Box 82, Folder 3

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1940

Box 82, Folder 4

"The Municipal League of Los Angeles Bulletin" 1941

Box 82, Folder 5

"Wiseman's Voice" 1940s

Box 82, Folder 6

"People's World" 1940s

Box 82, Folder 7

"People's World" 1940s

Box 83

E.P.I.C., 1934-1935

Scope and Content Note

"Upton Sinclair's End Poverty Paper."
Box 84

E.P.I.C., 1934-1935

Scope and Content Note

"Upton Sinclair's End Poverty Paper," duplicate & multiple copies.
Box 85

"United Progressive News" 1930s

Scope and Content Note

"United Progressive News," multiple copies.
Box 86

E.P.I.C., 1934-1935

Scope and Content Note

"Upton Sinclair's End Poverty Paper," duplicate & multiple copies. "Special Editions (Districts).
Box 93, Folder 1

"The Challenge" (1 of 3), 1930s

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs from RWB's unpublished paper, "The Challenge."
Box 93, Folder 2

"The Challenge" (2 of 3), 1930s

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs from RWB's unpublished paper, "The Challenge."
Box 93, Folder 3

"The Challenge" (3 of 3), 1930s

Scope and Content Note

Galley proofs from RWB's unpublished paper, "The Challenge."
Box 95, Folder 1

Index and clipping, 1932

Scope and Content Note

RWB's index, retained for informational purposes. Also, clipping from 1932 November issue of "Plain Talk."
Box 95, Folder 2

"The New Masses" (2 of 2), 1926

Scope and Content Note

(For Folder 1 of 2, see Box 80, Folder 10.)
Box 95, Folder 3

Reporting, The Los Angeles Record (1 of 4), 1932 November 5

Box 95, Folder 4

Reporting, The Los Angeles Record (2 of 4), 1932 November 7

Box 95, Folder 5

Reporting, The Los Angeles Record (3 of 4), 1932 November 8

Box 95, Folder 6

Reporting, The Los Angeles Record (4 of 4), 1932 November 14

 

Scrapbooks, 1880-1964

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbooks of clippings and personal memorabilia.
Box 87

Scrapbooks, ca. 1921-1941

Scope and Content Note

Titled "Pomegranates and Pemmican; Other Reviews (Borough)" and "No. 2 scrapbook: 1939, 1940, 1941." Include clippings of RWB's work as well as articles directly citing him.
Box 88

Scrapbooks, ca. 1921-1943

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook 3: "Additional Newspaper Clippings, 1939-1940, (Early Days of Bowron Administration), BOROUGH AND THE CITY COUNCIL." Scrapbook 4: "Miscellany, 1944-1945." Scrapbook 5: "TRANSCRIPT: HEARINGS OF BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS, Nov. 15, 1939 - Dec. 21, 1939, Inclusive." Scrapbook 6: "BOROUGH WRITING IN THE RECORD."
Box 89

Scrapbooks, ca. 1921-1957

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook 7: "Borough Back to Land Articles, 1931." Scrapbook 10: "Additional Borough Stories in Los Angeles Record, 1921, 1922, 1923."
Box 90

Scrapbooks, ca. 1921-1943

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook 8: "My Fight for Modern Sewage Treatment." Scrapbook 9: "On the Los Angeles Record, 1920s, I write "ART," and gobs of it!" Scrapbook 12, "Elect Borough for U.S. Senate."
Box 91

Scrapbooks, 1880s-1940s

Scope and Content Note

Scrapbook 11: Untitled. Scrapbook 13: "IMPORTANT CONTENTS," contains birth and death dates of family and life sketches. Unnumbered Scrapbook: "Pasadena News, 1913… Some of my humdrum stories with the visiting great! Also, 'ART'… Also: Riverside Enterprise."
Box 92

Scrapbooks, ca. 1957-1964

Scope and Content Note

Unnumbered scrapbook: "1957-1963. Borough's articles on public power and allied matters in American Socialist Magazine, National Guardian, People's World and newspaper clippings. " Unnumbered scrapbook, "80th Anniversary Birthday Celebration Scrapbook."
 

Photographs & slides, 1900-1960s

Scope and Content Note

Images of RWB, his associates, family members, school colleagues, and Milwaukee officials.
Box 94, Folder 1

Slides, ca. 1900s-1960s

Scope and Content Note

Images of RWB throughout his life and select historical images, etc. One slide shows a title image "A Photo-History of Reuben W. Borough: 80 Years." (in original case)
Box 94, Folder 2

Sanitarium photographs, ca. 1944

Scope and Content Note

Photograph of the sanitarium where LBB stayed before her death.
Box 94, Folder 3

Work for the Los Angeles Record, 1918-1953

Scope and Content Note

RWB while working on the Los Angeles Record. Also, photographs of Mother Jones, and RWB and Madeleine Borough.
Box 94, Folder 4

Reuben Borough, ca. 1900-1930

Scope and Content Note

Portraits of RWB including his high school photograph. Also, RWB's music teacher, Edith Frost, and Frances Bebe, the poet.
Box 94, Folder 5

Social Democrats in Milwaukee, ca. 1910

Scope and Content Note

Photographs and handwritten notes, City Hall, Sixth District Public School Building, Milwaukee Court House when the Social Democrats had a majority of six members in the County Board of Supervisors.
Box 94, Folder 6

Social Democratic officials in Milwaukee, ca. 1908-1909

Scope and Content Note

Images of Mayor Seidel and the other administrative officials elected by the Social Democrats of the Milwaukee Court House.
Box 94, Folder 7

Social Democratic school directors, ca. 1910s

Scope and Content Note

Members of the Milwaukee School Board including Mrs. Victor Berger, Henry C. Raasch, Mrs. C. B. Whitnall.
Box 94, Folder 8

County board of supervisors, ca. 1910s

Scope and Content Note

Includes typescript note that indicates 6 of the 7 men in this series of portraits were Social Democrats.
Box 94, Folder 9

Socialist members of the Milwaukee City Council, ca. 1910s

Scope and Content Note

Typescript notes and fourteen portraits.
Box 94, Folder 10

Social Democratic civil judges, ca. 1910s

Scope and Content Note

Richard Elsner and Jas. E. Cordes.