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Finding Aid for the Thomas J. Mooney legal documents and papers, 1889-1947 (bulk 1916-1935)
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Box 1, Folder 1

Booklets -- "The Amazing Frameup of Mooney and Billings"

Physical Description: 1 booklet

Scope and Content Note

Booklet authored by Marcet Haldeman-Julius entitled "The Amazing Frameup of Mooney and Billings: How California Has Stolen Thirteen Years From These Labor Leaders." Published by Haldeman-Julius Publications, Girard, Kansas, 1931. Booklet approximately 128 pages long
Box 1, Folder 2

Booklets -- "The Scandal of Mooney and Billings"

Physical Description: 1 booklet

Scope and Content Note

Booklet entitled "The Scandal of Mooney and Billings" published by the National Mooney-Billings Committee, New York City, organized by the American Civil Liberties Union (1931 March); 63 pages.
Box 1, Folder 3

Booklets -- "Tom Mooney, Betrayed by Labor Leaders"

Physical Description: 4 booklets

Scope and Content Note

Four booklets entitled "Tom Mooney Betrayed by Labor Leaders," 2nd edition, published by the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee, San Francisco (1931 May); 68 pages.
Box 1, Folder 4

Booklets -- Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 1 booklet

Scope and Content Note

Booklet with missing cover page providing an overview of events relating to the Mooney and Billings cases up through February 1931. Booklet is approximately 62 pages long.
Box 1, Folder 5

Correspondence -- Billings pardon

Physical Description: 13 leaves; 1 envelope

Scope and Content Note

Unsigned copy of a typewritten letter from Earl Warren, attorney general of California, to judge Ellis E. Patterson, chairman of the Advisory Pardon Board. Warren was a member of the Advisory Pardon board and discusses Warren K. Billings' pardon request. Warren indicates that the circumstances of Thomas Mooney and Billings' pardon requests are different, with more supportive evidence existing against Billings as to his involvement in the bombing than for Mooney. Letter discusses Billings' prior criminal history leading up to the parade bombing. Warren is reluctant to have the Advisory Pardon Board recommend a pardon to the governor, however, Warren does feel that they can recommend for Billings' release because of the amount of time served. File contains the letter's accompanying envelope addressed to Mr. Herbert Resner, San Francisco attorney.
Box 1, Folder 6

Correspondence -- Book deal

Physical Description: 25 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten unsigned letter from Guy Endore of Los Angeles to Edward D. Nolan of Pacoima, California. Nolan was one of the parade bombing defendants and Guy Endore pleads for Nolan's participation in a book project on the bombing case and trials. File contains an accompanying draft of the book project.
Box 1, Folder 7

Correspondence -- Inter-Religious Committee for Justice for Thomas J. Mooney

Physical Description: 6 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet and letters issued by the committee for the purpose of publicizing the Mooney case and enlisting the political support of religious leaders of California.
Box 1, Folder 8

Correspondence -- Judge Franklin A. Griffin, et. al.

Physical Description: 29 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten letters of support (all unsigned) by individuals involved in the Mooney case: Judge Franklin A. Griffin, trial judge in Mooney's original superior court case; various jurors from the superior court case; and San Francisco police captains Duncan Matheson and Charles Goff. Letters were requested by Mooney's defense to be submitted in support of his request for a new trial and a gubernatorial pardon. Some letters were addressed to the state attorney general and the various governors who were in office during Mooney's imprisonment. File also includes a typed unsigned letter by Paul A. Richie, assemblyman from the 79th District in California to Westbrook Pegler of the World Telegram in New York City chastising Pegler for his coverage of Mooney (1938 March 24). Richie was responsible for a resolution introduced in the California Legislature requesting a pardon for Mooney.
Box 1, Folder 9

Correspondence and Ephemera -- Defense committee

Physical Description: 32 leaves; 1 booklet

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence and ephemera from the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee. Folders includes: Booklet entitled "Shall Mooney Hang" published by the defense committee for distribution; Leaflet containing an article from "The Nation" reproduced by the defense committee for distribution (ca. 1929 January 2); the article was a transcript of a radio speech entitled "Mooney and Billings are Innocent" delivered by Fremont Older, editor of the San Francisco Call on December 12, [1928]; Reproductions of editorial "Shaw Contacts America" by H. Kendall originally published in the WASP Newsletter on April 29, 1933; Memorial leaflet in honor of Tom Mooney's mother (1934 September 3); Typewritten letter from the Bricklayers, Masons and Plasterers International Union of America indicating that the union passed a resolution of support on behalf of Mooney and Billings and enclosing a donation of $500 to assist in their defense efforts (1936 Oct 6); Reproduction of an editorial from "The Kenosha Labor" entitled "Why Not a Labor Hollywood?" originally published October 29, 1937; Reproduction of an editorial from the "Portland Oregonian" entitled "None so Blind" originally published November 2, 1937; Reproduction of an editorial from the "San Francisco News" entitled "Let Mooney out!" originally published December 22, 1937; Typewritten letter from H.S. Foley, President of the Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric, Railway and Motor Coach Employees of America to John A. O'Connell, Secretary of the San Francisco Labor Council (1937 Dec 22); letter indicates that the union was donating $100 towards the Mooney defense effort; Publicity letter relaying information about a California legislative resolution introduced for Mooney's pardon (1938 February 24); Letter includes a publicity button of Mooney and Billings calling them "Labors Martyrs." Two draft letters by Mooney to be reproduced and sent out by the defense fund committee entreating recipients to donate money (1938 November 5 - 1939 February).
Box 1, Folder 10

Ephemera -- Publicity materials by labor organizations

Physical Description: 8 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous publicity materials relating to the Mooney case published by labor organizations such as the Central Trades and Labor Union of St. Louis, the Railroad Employees' [sic] Committee for the release of Thomas J. Mooney, and the California State Federation of Labor.
Box 1, Folder 11

Gubernatorial pardon materials -- Mooney

Physical Description: 2 leaves; 2 bound volumes

Scope and Content Note

Pardon-related materials including: Two identical bound volumes of materials submitted in support of a denial of Mooney's pardon request entitled, "In the matter of the Application Made on Behalf of Thomas J. Mooney for a Pardon: Decision of Hon. James Rolph, Jr., Governor of the State of California, Together with the Report of Hon. Matt I. Sullivan, Former Chief Justice of the supreme Court of the State of California, and Special Advisor to the Governor in the Above Entitled Proceeding" (1932 April 21). Typewritten letter from A. O. Wharton, President of the International Association of Machinists, to Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee (1937 December 27). Wharton's letter indicates the union will send letters of support in favor of Mooney's pardon to various U.S. congressman and senators who were considering a resolution introduced into Congress memorializing a pardon for Mooney submitted by the Governor of California. Copy of the "Full and Unconditional Pardon for Thomas J. Mooney" signed by Governor Culbert L. Olson (1939 January 7).
Box 1, Folder 12

Legal Pleadings

Physical Description: 12 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Unsigned copies of a legal document submitted by U.S. Webb, attorney general, entitled "Consent that Judgment and Order by Reversed" in People vs. Mooney, Criminal Case No. 2079. Webb requested that a new trial be allowed to include subsequently discovered evidentiary issues to ensure the preservation of justice.
Box 1, Folder 13

Manuscript -- "California's Disgrace"

Physical Description: 219 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten manuscript by Miriam Allen deFord, journalist and contributing author of several articles on Mooney to "The Nation," "Unit," "The Outlook," and "The New Republic" magazines.
Box 1, Folder 14

Miscellaneous -- International Workers' Defense League

Physical Description: 33 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Photocopy of a financial statement from the International Workers Defense League of San Francisco (statement covers August 1916 - January 1916). The league was an organization comprised of many different labor groups who coalesced for the purpose of contributing to the defense of the Preparedness Day Parade bombing defendants.
Box 1, Folder 15

Newspaper clippings

Physical Description: 3 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Folder contains the following newspaper clippings: Column entitled "Fair Enough" by Westbrook Pegler (1939 February 1); Article entitled "The Billings Case" from the San Francisco News (owned by Daily News) (1939 February 25); Obituary for Rena Mooney entitled "Widow of Tom Mooney Dies in North at 74" (handwritten notation dates the article as August 15, 1952).
Box 1, Folder 16

Pamphlets -- "A San Franciscan Tells the Story of the Mooney Case"

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet authored by H. C. Carrasco on behalf of the Railroad Employees' Committee for the Release of Thomas J. Mooney entitled "A San Franciscan Tells the Story of the Mooney Case"; 30 pages.
Box 1, Folder 17

Pamphlets -- "Justice is Waiting"

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Three copies of a pamphlet entitled "Justice is Waiting" published by the Mooney Defense of Southern California; Pamphlet is 32 pages (1930 August).
Box 1, Folder 18

Pamphlets -- "Justice Raped in California"

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

One copy of a pamphlet entitled "Justice is Raped in California" published by the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee; 48 pages (undated).
Box 1, Folder 19

Pamphlets -- "Mr. Justice Langdon Dissents"

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

One copy of a pamphlet entitled "Mr. Justice Langdon Dissents: A New Chapter in the Mooney-Billings Case" by Arbitrator Press; 11 pages (1930).
Box 1, Folder 20

Pamphlets -- "Our American Dreyfus Case"

Physical Description: 5 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Five copies of a pamphlet entitled "Our American Dreyfus Case: A Challenge to California Justice" by Lillian Symes, published by Harper & Brothers in conjunction with the Inter-Religious Committee for Justice for Thomas J. Mooney; 48 pages (1935).
Box 1, Folder 21

Pamphlets -- "Pardon Tom Mooney - Innocent"

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of a pamphlet entitled "Pardon Tom Mooney-Innocent"; appears to be published by the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee; 32 pages (ca. 1930).
Box 1, Folder 22

Pamphlets -- "The Frame-up System"

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet entitled "The Frame-up System: Story of So-called Bomb Trials in San Francisco" by Robert Minor, 2nd edition, published by the International Workers' Defense League, San Francisco, CA (undated); 32 pages.
Box 1, Folder 23

Pamphlets -- "The Mooney Case"

Physical Description: 1 pamphlet

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet entitled "The Mooney Case" consisting of an address by Hon. W. Bourke Cockran published by the International Workers' Defense League, San Francisco, CA; 31 pages (ca. 1918 July 28).
Box 1, Folder 24

Pamphlets -- "The Story of Mooney and Billings"

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Three pamphlets entitled "The Story of Mooney and Billings" published by the National Mooney-Billings Committee, New York City; 24 pages (1929 June).
Box 1, Folder 25

Pamphlets -- "Theodore Roosevelt and the Mooney Case"

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Two pamphlets entitled "Theodore Roosevelt and the Mooney Case" consisting of remarks and reprinted letters in support of Mooney's prosecution; 32 pages (ca. 1921 April 7).
Box 2, Folder 1

Pamphlets -- "Tom Mooney's Message"

Physical Description: 7 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Seven pamphlets entitled "Tom Mooney's Message to Organized Labor, his Friends and Supporters, and All Liberal and Progressive voters of California on the 1938 California Elections" published by the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee, San Francisco, CA; 32 pages (ca. 1939 August 1).
Box 2, Folder 2

Pamphlets -- "We Accuse!"

Physical Description: 2 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

Two pamphlets entitled "We Accuse! The Story of Tom Mooney" by Vito Marcantonio published by the International Labor Defense, Pamphlet No. 1, 1938; 32 pages.
Box 2, Folder 3

Pamphlets -- Miscellaneous

Physical Description: 3 pamphlets

Scope and Content Note

File includes the following pamphlets: "The Story of Tom Mooney Molder and Miner's Son" by an anonymous labor reporter, published by Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee, 7 pages (undated); unidentified pamphlet missing its front cover and first few pages, 27 pages (undated); "You've Got a Right: Defending Democracy" by Sasha Small, published by the International Labor Defense, 31 pages (1938).
Box 2, Folder 4

Periodicals -- Harpers Magazine

Physical Description: 8 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Harpers magazine cover and pages containing a Mooney-related article entitled "Our American Dreyfus Case, A Challenge to California Justice" by Lillian Symes (1931 May).
Box 2, Folder 5

Periodicals -- International Molders Journal

Physical Description: 4 volumes

Scope and Content Note

The journal was a publication of the International Molders' Union of North America. File includes the following issues: Vol. 70, nos. 6 and 8; Vol. 71, No. 3; and Vol. 75, No. 2 (1934 June - 1939 February).
Box 2, Folder 6

Periodicals -- Labor Defender

Physical Description: 8 volumes

Scope and Content Note

Magazine issues containing articles or references on Mooney: July 1932, February 1934, two copies of December 1934, and four copies of October 1937.
Box 2, Folder 7

Periodicals -- Pacific Weekly

Physical Description: 2 volumes

Scope and Content Note

Two issues of the Pacific Weekly containing an article on Mooney (1935 September 9).
Box 2, Folder 8

Periodicals -- Survey Graphic

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Issue of Survey Graphic, a "magazine of social interpretation," containing an article about Mooney by John Fitch (1935 December).
Box 2, Folder 9

Periodicals -- The Pacific Monthly

Physical Description: 1 volume; 2 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Issue of The Pacific Monthly, a journal of Pacific Coast literary life. Relation to the Mooney case is unclear. File also contains a random requisition slip from University of California, Los Angeles indicating that The Pacific Monthly was ordered from Dawson's Books.
Box 2, Folder 10

Political support

Physical Description: 16 leaves; 6 pamphlets; 2 volumes

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous materials submitted to and from elected officials at the state and U.S. congressional level advocating Mooney's pardon. File also contains reproductions of speeches made by various elected officials concerning the case and materials from subcommittee hearings.
Box 2, Folder 11

Press statements and releases

Physical Description: 71 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten drafts of press statements and releases distributed by the Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee.
Box 2, Folder 12

Publicity poster

Physical Description: 1 leaf

Scope and Content Note

Photographic poster showing Tom Mooney behind bars. Additional posters can be found in the oversized box. The oversized posters include the following: images of Tom Mooney behind bars; favorable newspaper articles and editorials reproduced for distribution; two Spanish-language publicity posters; rally posters; and other miscellaneous material.
Box 2, Folder 13

Songs

Physical Description: 12 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Song lyrics and musical scores dedicated to Tom Mooney consisting of the following: lyrics for "Mooney vs. Money" (undated); lyrics and score for "Free Mooney!" (undated); and lyrics and score for "Tom Mooney" by Pearl M. Wright and Sylvester L. Cross (1932).
Box 2, Folder 14

Trial transcript copy

Physical Description: 49 leaves

Scope and Content Note

Typewritten unofficial transcript (not notarized) of an trial afternoon session dated Wednesday, February 7, 1917. Page 20 is missing. Transcript consists of the remarks of defense attorney Maxwell McNutt.
Box 2, Folder 15

Witness affidavits/statements

Physical Description: 22 leaves

Scope and Content Note

File consists of draft witness statements and affidavits in support of Mooney's defense, as well as related correspondence. File includes: Typewritten and unsigned affidavit from Earl K. Hatcher disputing the testimony of Frank C. Oxman, one of the star witnesses for the prosecution against Mooney; Typewritten unsigned cover letter from Hatcher addressed to Governor Richardson accompanying the draft affidavit (1926 December 14). Typewritten and unsigned statement of Jesse Glenn Denton (1935 September 2). Typewritten and unsigned letter from Charles A. Griffin, Secretary-Treasurer for the Index Gold Mines, Inc., a witness to Tom and Rena Mooney's movements on the day of the bombing (1937 March 25). It is unclear whether these affidavits and statements were originally drafted by the persons identified, by Mooney's defense counsel, or by the defense committee to further his case.
Box 3, Folder 1

Grand Jury -- People vs. Billings

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Certified, bound volume containing grand jury testimony taken in San Francisco on August 1, 1916 in the entitled matter People vs. Billings, et. al. Inside cover indicates that the volume may have belonged to Maxwell McNutt, a San Francisco defense attorney.
Box 3, Folder 2

Trial transcript -- People vs. Mooney

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Volume I of II of the unofficial trial transcript in the entitled matter: People vs. Thomas J. Mooney, No. 7530, San Francisco Superior Court, felony trial for murder, Judge Franklin A. Griffin presiding. Transcript covers proceedings from January 3 - 26, 1917. Cover sheet indicates that the volume contains shorthand notes of the proceedings and testimony exclusive of the prospective juror examination. Volume appears to have red pencil notations and underlining by the defense attorney highlighting key pieces of testimony.
Box 4, Folder 1

Trial Transcript -- People vs. Mooney

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Volume II of II of the unofficial trial transcript in the entitled matter: People vs. Thomas J. Mooney, No. 7530, San Francisco Superior Court, felony trial for murder, Judge Franklin A. Griffin presiding. Transcript covers proceedings from January 26 - February 6, 1917. Transcript does not appear to be complete and contains a number of shorthand notations or corrections, probably by the court reporter. Transcript does not contain a final verdict.
Box 4, Folder 2

Trial Transcript -- People v. Billings

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume of an unofficial trial transcript in the entitled matter: People vs. Warren K. Billings, San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Frank W. Dunne presiding. Transcript covers proceedings from September 11 - 23, 1916. Transcript contains final instructions to the jury and a verdict of "Guilty" of first degree murder with the punishment fixed as life imprisonment.
Box 5, Folder 1

Grand Jury -- Frank Oxman

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of the San Francisco Grand Jury hearing relating to perjury charges against Frank C. Oxman and allegations that he attempted to procure false testimony in the felony murder trial against Thomas Mooney. Transcript covers proceedings from April 30 - May 2, 1917.
Box 5, Folder 2

Trial Transcript -- People vs. Oxman

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript in the entitled matter People vs. Frank C. Oxman, No. 14,356, San Francisco Police Court, Judge Matthew Brady presiding. Matter related to allegations of felony perjury in violation of Section 137 of the California Penal Code. Transcript covers proceedings from April 18 - May 4, 1917. Judge eventually found reasonable and probable cause to believe Oxman had committed the crime and ordered that he be held to await trial in Superior Court. At the same time that these proceedings were taking place in Police court, the Grand Jury was pursuing its own proceedings (see above).
Box 5, Folder 3

Trial Transcript -- People vs. Oxman

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript, Vol. I of II, in the entitled matter People vs. Frank C. Oxman, No. 8249, San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Frank H. Dunne presiding. Transcript covers proceedings from June 25 - September 24, 1917. Allegations outlined in the trial contended that Oxman bribed F. E. Rigall to falsely testify against Thomas Mooney.
Box 6, Folder 1

Trial Transcript -- People vs. Oxman

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript, Vol. II of II, in the entitled matter People vs. Frank C. Oxman, No. 8249, San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Frank H. Dunne presiding. Transcript covers proceedings from September 25 - 27, 1917. Jury found Oxman not guilty (of perjury or attempting to coerce false testimony through bribery of another witness).
Box 6, Folder 2

Trial Transcript -- People vs. Oxman

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript consisting of the testimony of Frank C. Oxman in People vs. Frank C. Oxman, No. 8249, San Francisco Superior Court, Judge Frank H. Dunne presiding. Transcript covers testimony provided on September 25, 1917.
Box 6, Folder 3

Grand Jury -- Re: Mooney

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript containing the testimony of E. K. Hatcher, Paule Leake, and Mrs. E. K. Hatcher which was given to the San Francisco grand jury relating to Thomas Mooney's trial conviction. Transcript covers testimony provided on May 28 - 31, 1921.
Box 7, Folder 1

Supreme court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers testimony provided by John MacDonald on July 29, 1930.
Box 7, Folder 2

Supreme court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers continuing testimony of John MacDonald provided on July 30, 1930.
Box 7, Folder 3

Supreme Court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers testimony provided on July 31, 1930 by police captain Charles Goff, J. E. Sanders, police sergeant George S. McCullough, and Estelle Smith.
Box 7, Folder 4

Supreme Court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers testimony provided on August 1, 1930 by Estelle Smith and Arthur W. Hextrum.
Box 7, Folder 5

Supreme Court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers testimony provided on August 5, 1930 by Estelle Smith, Helen Hoyt, Alpheus Buffee, Edward N. Nockels [or Nickels], and John MacDonald.
Box 7, Folder 6

Supreme Court -- Billings pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the California Supreme Court serving as a nonjudicial fact- finding commission and relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Warren K. Billings. Transcript covers testimony provided on August 20, 1930 by Duncan Matheson, Belle Hammerberg (sister of Rena Mooney, sister-in-law of Thomas Mooney), Charles N. Fickert (district attorney who prosecuted the parade bombing defendants), H. C. McLeod, H. R. Born Muller, and Edward A. Cunha. Volume contains a number of affidavits and witness statements read into evidence.
Box 7, Folder 7

Advisory Pardon Board -- Tom Mooney pardon petition

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial transcript of testimony before the Advisory Pardon Board, Lieutenant Governor Carnahan, and Governor C. C. Young relating to a petition for pardon submitted by Thomas J. Mooney. Transcript covers testimony provided on August 2, 1930 by John MacDonald.
Box 8, Folder 1

U.S. Commission on Mediation -- People vs. Mooney

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

"Brief of the People of the State of California" submitted by C. M. Fickert, San Francisco district attorney, in the investigation of the case of The People vs. Thomas J. Mooney, et. al. by the U.S. Commission on Mediation.
Box 8, Folder 2

Governor's Pardon -- Mooney

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume of materials submitted to the Governor in consideration of Mooney's pardon entitled "Appendix to Petition for Pardon of Thomas J. Mooney in Nine Volumes." The volume is labeled as number six with pages ranging from 2077-2534. Volume contains a few photographs that were previously used as exhibits.
Box 8, Folder 3

Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Physical Description: 1 volume

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Abstract of Record" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Criminal Case No. 3898, Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Box 9, Folder 1

Poster -- "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion"

Physical Description: 4 posters

Scope and Content Note

Folded posters showing Tom Mooney in prison garb containing the following text: "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion: A Class War Prisoner for 18 Years on July 27, 1934, The Victim of a Monstrous Capitalist Class Frameup, member of International Molders' Union for 32 Years." The reverse side of the posters are blank. Note: A copy of this poster has been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 2

Poster -- "Free Tom Mooney, Mass Meeting"

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

1 small cardboard poster showing Tom Mooney in prison garb with the text "Marking 19 Years of Living Hell! Free Tom Mooney, Mass Meeting…" and publicizing an upcoming mass meeting at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on July 28 (approx. 11 in. x 14 in.).
Box 9, Folder 3

Poster -- "How Los Angeles Welched"

Physical Description: 5 posters

Scope and Content Note

Five duplicate posters or press sheets with the caption "Read and Get Wise, How Los Angeles Welched" pertaining to another dynamite conspiracy case involving defendants David Caplan and Mathew Schmidt (approx. 16 x 17 in.)
Box 9, Folder 4

Poster -- Mooney-Billings Mass meeting

Physical Description: 3 posters

Scope and Content Note

Four duplicate small posters or press sheets showing reproductions of photographs taken during the Mooney- Billings mass meeting at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco on December 5, 1937 (approx. 16.25 x 10.5 in.).
Box 9, Folder 5

Poster -- "Stone Face" poem

Physical Description: 3 posters

Scope and Content Note

Three oversized posters with a reprinted poem entitled "Stone Face" by Lola Ridge that was originally published in "The Nation" magazine on September 14, 1932. Next to the poem is an image of Tom Mooney showing him in prison in 1928. Reverse side of the poster is blank. Note: A copy of this poster has been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 6

Poster -- "Stone Face"/Free Mooney

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster with a reprinted poem entitled "Stone Face" by Lola Ridge that was originally published in "The Nation" magazine on September 14, 1932. Next to the poem is an image of Tom Mooney showing him in prison in 1928. The reverse side shows Tom Mooney in prison garb with the text reading "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion, A Class War Prisoner 19 Years, July 27, 1935…" Note: A copy of this poster has been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 7

Press sheet -- San Francisco News

Physical Description: 3 sheets

Scope and Content Note

Three oversized press sheets consisting of reproductions of The San Francisco News articles from 1938. On one side is an article with the headline "I Am Innocent! Mooney Pleads Case in State Assembly" dated March 10, 1938. Reverse side shows San Francisco News political cartoon and articles ca. March 1938. Note: A copy of this press sheet has been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 8

Press sheet -- Washington Post

Physical Description: 2 sheets

Scope and Content Note

Two oversized press sheets consisting of reproductions of editorial articles from the Washington Post with the headline "Prisoner's Fate Goes to Supreme Court" written by Dr. George Gallup who conducted a poll and according to the article 64% of voters believed Mooney should be pardoned. Article is dated January 30, 1938. Note: A copy of this press sheet has been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 9

Publicity sheet -- "The Crime of the Century!"

Physical Description: 2 newsletters

Scope and Content Note

Publicity sheet for the movie titled "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney." Note: A copy of this publicity sheet and a slight variation have been encased in mylar and flattened for researchers to view (please see oversized map box).
Box 9, Folder 10

San Francisco Chronicle -- "This World"

Physical Description: 1 issue

Scope and Content Note

San Francisco Chronicle's edition of "This World," Vol. 2, No. 30 (1938 November 13) with a picture of Mooney on the cover (Researchers must handle delicately)
Box 9, Folder 11

Mooney Defense of Southern California -- "Petitions to Governor for Mooney"

Scope and Content Note

Oversized sheet of text, with subtitle "The Appeal Was Contained in the Following Letters, Signed Jointly by the Petitioners."
Box 9, Folder 12

Mooney black and white photo

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of oversized sheet with black and white photo of Mooney.
Box 10, Folder 1

Poster -- "What Happened at Sacramento?"

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Two small posters or billboard fliers entitled "What happened at Sacramento?" consisting of two tables showing the voting records for the 52nd Session of the California Assembly and Senate from January 4 - May 28, 1937. Among the issues indicated is a vote on a criminal syndicalism repeal and the Mooney pardon. Document was published by the California People's Legislative Conference (approx. 16.75 x 21 in.).
Box 10, Folder 2

Press sheet -- The Bulletin

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Scope and Content Note

Oversized press sheet consisting of reproductions of news articles dated 1917 from The Bulletin relating to the Mooney case. One side has a headlined article "Fichert in Jury Juggling" dated May 31, 1917. The reverse side has a headlined article "No Dynamite in Mooney Boat, Says Chief" dated June 26, 1917. The press sheet was produced by the Mooney Molders Defense Committee, San Francisco (17.25 x 22.5 in.).
Box 10, Folder 3

Press sheet -- Washington Post

Physical Description: 2 sheets

Scope and Content Note

Two oversized press sheets consisting of reproductions of editorial articles from the Washington Post with the headline "Prisoner's Fate Goes to Supreme Court" written by Dr. George Gallup who conducted a poll and according to the article 64% of voters believed Mooney should be pardoned. Article dated January 30, 1938. the press sheet was most likely produced by the Mooney Molders Defense Committee, San Francisco (13.5 x 22 in.). Note: Duplicate copies of this press sheet can be found folded in Box 9.
Box 10, Folder 4

Press sheet -- San Francisco News

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Scope and Content Note

Oversized press sheet consisting of reproductions of The San Francisco News articles from 1938. On one side is an article with the headline "I Am Innocent! Mooney Pleads Case in State Assembly" dated March 10, 1938. Reverse side shows San Francisco News political cartoon and articles ca. March 1938. The press sheet was most likely produced by the Mooney Molders Defense Committee, San Francisco (17 x 24 in.). Note: Duplicate copies of this press sheet can be found folded in Box 9.
Box 10, Folder 5

Publicity sheet (orange) -- "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney"

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Scope and Content Note

Oversized publicity sheet for the movie "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney," printed on orange paper. The sheet is similar to another printed on yellow paper but with a slightly different layout. Publicity sheet were produced by the Mooney Molders Defense Committee (19 x 24.25 in.).
Box 10, Folder 6

Publicity sheet (yellow) -- "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney"

Physical Description: 1 sheet

Scope and Content Note

Oversized publicity sheet for the movie "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney," printed on yellow paper. The sheet is similar to another printed on orange paper but with a slightly different layout. Publicity sheet was produced by the Mooney Molders Defense Committee (19 x 24.25 in.).
Box 10, Folder 7

Architectural sketch

Physical Description: 1 sketch

Scope and Content Note

Architectural sketch showing the possible layout for the rail terminal and sign fence posters at Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles. The sketch has a handwritten notation indicating that some of the railing supporting the proposed fence posters would have the names of Mooney Pardon supporters (19 x 33 in.).
Box 10, Folder 8

Poster -- "Free Mooney" (1934)

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Oversized posters showing Tom Mooney in prison garb containing the following text: "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion: A Class War Prisoner for 18 Years on July 27, 1934, The Victim of a Monstrous Capitalist Class Frameup, member of International Molders' Union for 32 Years." The reverse side of the posters are blank (approx. 24 x 38 in.). Note: Duplicate copies of these posters can be found folded in Box 9
Box 10, Folder 9

Poster -- "Free Mooney" (1935)

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster showing Tom Mooney in prison garb containing the following text: "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion: A Class War Prisoner for 19 Years on July 27, 1935…" The reverse side of the poster is blank (approx. 28 in. x 34 in.).
Box 10, Folder 10

Poster -- "Stone Face"/"Free Mooney" (1 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster with a reprinted poem entitled "Stone Face" by Lola Ridge that was originally published in "The Nation" magazine on September 14, 1932. Next to the poem is an image of Tom Mooney showing him in prison in 1928. The reverse side shows Tom Mooney in prison garb with the text reading "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion, A Class War Prisoner 19 Years, July 27, 1935…" (approx. 28 in. x 34 in.). Note: A duplicate of this poster can be found folded in Box 9.
Box 10, Folder 11

Poster -- "Stone Face"/"Free Mooney" (2 of 2)

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster with a reprinted poem entitled "Stone Face" by Lola Ridge that was originally published in "The Nation" magazine on September 14, 1932. Next to the poem is an image of Tom Mooney showing him in prison in 1928. The reverse side shows Tom Mooney in prison garb with the text reading "Free Mooney! Labor's Champion, A Class War Prisoner 19 Years, July 27, 1935…" (approx. 28 x 34 in.) Note: A duplicate of this poster can be found folded in Box 9.
Box 10, Folder 12

Poster -- "Libertad para Mooney"

Physical Description: 2 posters

Scope and Content Note

Two oversized posters printed in blue ink and with Spanish text. The poster contains an artistic rendition of Tom Mooney by A. Maldonado with the following text: "El Gran Lider Obrero…Libertad para Mooney." The poster indicates that a meeting was scheduled for July 27, 1936 at San Francisco's Palace of Fine Arts and that the scheduled speakers were as follows: Eduardo Soto Innes, Alfonso Sanchez Madariaga, Alejandro Carrillo, and Vicente Lombardo Toledano. The reverse side of the posters are blank (27.5 x 37 in).
Box 10, Folder 13

Poster -- "Workers! Free Tom"

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster printed in red and blank ink with the words "Workers! Free Tom" (28 x 42.5 in.).
Box 10, Folder 14

Poster -- "Demand Mooney's Freedom!"

Physical Description: 1 poster

Scope and Content Note

Oversized poster printed in red and black ink with the following text: "Protest[,] Demonstrate[,] Fight[,] Demand Mooney's Freedom!" Poster appears to have been cut off or else misprinted (28 x 42.5 in).
Box 11, Folder 1

Souvenir program -- "King-Ramsay Conner Defense Committee and the I.L.A. Ladies Auxiliary No. 3 Joint Bazaar"

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet with slogan "Labor Never Forgets" and pictures of Earl King, Ernest G. Ramsay, and Frank J. Conner.
Box 11, Folder 2

Pamphlets -- "Justice and Labor in the Mooney Case" and "Federal Commission Condemns Frame-Up"

Scope and Content Note

"Justice and Labor in the Mooney Case" pamphlet (1919) subtitled "A Review: Illustration." Published by the International Workers' Defense League, San Francisco; with stamp from the People's Library, Fillmore. "Federal Commission Condemns Frame-Up" pamphlet (1918) subtitled "Commission's Report, together with Comments by the Press of the Nation, State Officials and Defense Attorneys." Probably published by the International Workers' Defense League.
Box 11, Folder 3

Leaflets -- "Mooney and the 'Criminal Code'" and "Justice for Mooney and Billings!"

Scope and Content Note

Six copies of leaflet "Mooney and the 'Criminal Code'" advertising play the "Criminal Code" and its relation to Tom Mooney. Five copies of leaflet "Justice for Mooney and Billings!" containing quotes from Franklin A. Griffin, William MacNevin, William H. Langdon, Matthew Brady, and a U.S. Supreme Court opinion by Chief Justice Hughes.
Box 11, Folder 4

Programs and advertisement -- Tom Mooney Mass Meeting

Scope and Content Note

Four copies of 1932 program; sponsored by Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee. Five copies of 1937 program. Three copies of leaflet advertisement (1935) with heading "Do You Believe in Justice?" Advertises the nineteenth annual demonstration; sponsored by the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee.
Box 11, Folder 5

Flyers -- Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee

Scope and Content Note

Two postcard-size leaflets for Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee with Mooney's pictures (1931). Five copies of flyer titled "Will Tom Mooney Get a New Trial?" asking supporters to come to court house (no year). Five copies of flyer, with notes, titled "On to the Civic Auditorium, San Francisco; Callicote's Confession Reopens Mooney Frameup" (1932).
Box 11, Folder 6

Mooney photograph flyer

Scope and Content Note

Four photograph flyers, one with typed letter, from the Tom Mooney Molders' Defense Committee.
Box 11, Folder 7

Miscellaneous forms -- Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee

Scope and Content Note

Forms relate to convention registration, conference delegates, monetary contributions, and gubernatorial voting.
Box 11, Folder 8

Documents -- Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous documents advertising the group, meetings, Tom Mooney cause.
Box 11, Folder 9

Printed letters from Tom Mooney

Scope and Content Note

Includes an open letter to Mooney's supporters (1934), a letter titled "Tom Mooney Goes to the People," and a letter titled "Two Prayers," which includes section "Tom Mooney Prays for an Unconditional Pardon."
Box 11, Folder 10

Materials -- Carmen's Union of San Francisco

Scope and Content Note

Six copies of flyer advertising street car strike; four copies of flyer titled "Slaves of the U.R.R. - Awaken!"
Box 11, Folder 11

Materials in support of Leo Gallagher, Upton Sinclair, William Moseley Jones and Senator Culbert L. Olson

Scope and Content Note

Four flyers (two copies of two flyers) in support of Leo Gallagher for Associate Justice for the California Supreme Court. Two flyers in support of Upton Sinclair for California Governor, along with a printed open letter from Sinclair. One flyer in support of William Moseley Jones for Attorney General. Pamphlet in support of Senator Culbert L. Olson for California Governor
Box 11, Folder 12

Flyers -- "People's Rally" and "Mooney Life in Danger! Aid Asked"

Scope and Content Note

Four copies of "People's Rally" flyer; sponsored by the San Francisco County Committee, Communist Party. "Mooney Life in Danger" flyer (1937) sponsored by the Tom Mooney Defense Committee of Washington D.C.
Box 11, Folder 13

Flyers -- Milwaukee Tom Mooney Council of Action

Scope and Content Note

Three copies of flyer advertising "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney" at the Princess Theatre, one flyer (with notes) advertising a Mass Meeting June 21; flyer (1934) concerning check sent from Milwaukee Tom Mooney Council of Action to the Tom Mooney Molders Defense Committee.
Box 11, Folder 14

Materials -- Detroit Mooney Defense Committee

Scope and Content Note

Flyers advertising mass meetings Friday, February 12 and "The Trial of Tom Mooney: A Play in Three Acts" (1932); flyer titled "Mooney-Billings Committee"; flyer advertising "Monster Mass Meeting" December 10 at the Cass Tech. Auditorium.
Box 11, Folder 15

Flyers -- New York committees and National Tom Mooney Tag Days

Scope and Content Note

Flyers from Tom Mooney Madison Square Garden Meeting Committee (1937); Central Trades and Labor Council of Greater New York (advertising 1936 mass meeting); Arrangement Committee of New York Tom Mooney Council of Action (concerning delegates to the 1933 free Tom Mooney conference; 2 copies); pledge, two petition advertisements, and contribution request from the National Tom Mooney Council of Action for the National Tag Days (1933 June 19-July 4).
Box 11, Folder 16

Flyers -- Boston mass meeting and Tom Mooney Liberation Meeting

Scope and Content Note

Flyers advertising Tom Mooney Defense Conference of Boston and Irish Workers Clubs Tom Mooney Liberation Meeting (1937).
Box 11, Folder 17

Flyers -- "While You Are Dancing" and "Rally to Free Tom Mooney"

Scope and Content Note

Nine copies of "While You Are Dancing" flyer; two copies of "Rally to Free Tom Mooney" flyer concerning rally July 25 at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium
Box 11, Folder 18

Pamphlets -- "Mother Mooney in Life and Death" and "Our American Dreyfus Case: A Challenge to California Justice"

Scope and Content Note

Four copies of "Mother Mooney in Life and Death" pamphlet (1934); contains photographs of "Mother Mooney," letter from Tom Mooney, note from Mooney to his mother. One copy of "Our American Dreyfus Case" pamphlet (1935) by Lillian Symes, published by Harper & Brothers and Inter-Religious Committee for Justice for Thomas J. Mooney. Pamphlet in envelope addressed to warden at California State Prison, San Quentin.
Box 11, Folder 19

Materials -- Mass Meeting with Governor Elmer Benson and rally with Jerry O'Connell

Scope and Content Note

Mass meeting (1937) materials include flyer and three cardstock advertisements. Rally materials include two flyers and a cardstock advertisement. Both the mass meeting and rally were held at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium.
Box 11, Folder 20

Flyers, program and brochure -- mass protests, mass meeting, rally (all perhaps in the San Francisco bay area)

Scope and Content Note

Two flyers and program for 1936 mass protest at the San Francisco Civic Auditorium; flyer for July 28 mass meeting at the Civic Auditorium; six flyers for mass meeting April 28 at the Civic Auditorium Theatre, Oakland, California; two copies of flyer for 1937 People's Rally at the Civic Auditorium; flyer advertising meeting with Mother Mooney January 10 at the Sacramento Memorial Auditorium; flyer advertising Great United Front Rally March 13 at the San Francisco Dreamland Auditorium; flyer advertising mass meeting March 19 at the Civic Auditorium; brochure concerning Maritime Memorial Day and mass meeting at the Dreamland Auditorium July 5.
Box 11, Folder 21

Flyers -- Tom Mooney film

Scope and Content Note

Flyer and card advertising "The Strange Case of Tom Mooney" showing May 1 at Eagles Hall, San Francisco; two flyers advertising Mooney film showing 1936 July 27 at the National Press Auditorium, 14th and F; flyer advertising Mooney film showing 1937 May 23 at Trinity Auditorium, Los Angeles; two copies of flyer advertising a film showing October 1 by the Hollywood Branch of International Labor Defense; three copies of a cardstock flyer advertising "the only talking picture ever made of 'The Dreyfus Case'" at the Davies Theatre, fifth at Market, October 31.
Box 11, Folder 22

Materials -- mass meeting and California campaigns

Scope and Content Note

Two copies of California Fruit Growers Exchange postcards, two copies of "California / Free Tom Mooney" flyers, three copies of mass meeting cardstock advertisements for the May 21 meeting in Larkin Hall in the Civic Auditorium.
Box 11, Folder 23

Flyers -- benefit picnic and mass meetings (all perhaps in the New York area)

Scope and Content Note

Three copies of flyer for benefit picnic 1935 July 28 at Triangle Park, 4100 South Broadway; flyer for mass meeting May 29 at 870 Freeman St., Bronx; flyer for July 30 meeting at the Hippodrome, 46th and 6th.
Box 11, Folder 24

Materials -- St. Louis Tom Mooney events

Scope and Content Note

Two cardstock advertisements for an April 14-15 Tom Mooney benefit and film screening; two flyers for a 1935 February 11 mass meeting at Carpenter's Hall, 1411 North Grand; flyer for film screening 1934 December 19 at Carpenter's Hall.
Box 11, Folder 25

Flyers -- miscellaneous mass meetings

Scope and Content Note

Three flyers for mass meeting June 19 at New England Congregational Church; four flyers for 1935 mass meeting at the Friends of Society, 2111 Florida Ave.; flyer for mass meeting April 17 at Bridgeport Central High School; flyer for June 13 Cleveland mass meeting at Engineers Auditorium; flyer for 1933 April 2 Denver mass meeting at Carpenters Hall; cardstock advertisement for unidentified mass rally 1937 December 15.
Box 11, Folder 26

Document -- "To the Workers of San Francisco… A Call to New Struggles to Free Tom Mooney!"

Scope and Content Note

Three copies of document concerning Mooney trial and the Free Tom Mooney - United Front Conference.
Box 11, Folder 27

Advertisements -- forums and radio program

Scope and Content Note

Advertisements for the Worker's Discussion Forum at Franklin Hall (1859 Fillmore St.), KIRO radio program, Open Forum at 148 8th Street.
Box 11, Folder 28

Law-related materials

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet titled "Complete Text of Mooney Opinion from United States Supreme Court," reprinted from The Recorder (1935 January 30); two copies of pamphlet summons for Tom Mooney case 1932 December 23 in Los Angeles; pamphlet containing remarks of Hon. Thomas D. Schall in the U.S. Senate, 1935 May 7; pamphlet titled "Defeat Initiative No. 1."
Box 11, Folder 29

Bulletins and printed materials

Scope and Content Note

International Labor Defense brochure titled "Workers of America!" (1931); editorial "Mooney and Justice" in newsletter probably titled "Mooney Case - The Trial That Shocked A Nation"; newsletter (a compilation of news articles) titled "Fight for Freedom Still Goes On" (1935); typed newsletter "Tom Mooney's Bulletin" (1931 September 19); Defense Bulletin, published by the General Defense Committee of the I.W.W. (1934).
Box 11, Folder 30

Paul Richie, "Five Men in a Boat," San Diego; and Reverend Robert Whitaker, "The 18 Sacramento Victims of the Vicious Anti-Labor Criminal Syndicalism Law," KTAB Radio address

Scope and Content Note

Richie pamphlet contains inscription to Tom Mooney.
Box 11, Folder 31

Miscellaneous forms, text and letterhead

Scope and Content Note

Letterhead: Inter-Religious Committee for Justice for Thomas J. Mooney, Free Tom Mooney Congress Organization Committee; two copies of petition form for "People's Petition for Peace Legislation" to Franklin D. Roosevelt; questionnaire form; appeal form; forms concerning delegates; four copies of poster listing names Edward D. Nolan, Thomas J. Mooney, Rena Herman Mooney, Warren K. Billings, Israel Weinberg; part of unidentified typed text; form "My 10 Favorite Plays (of your lifetime)."
Box 11, Folder 32

Trial transcripts -- People vs. Mooney

Scope and Content Note

Bound unofficial trial materials concerning People vs. Tom. Mooney, People vs. Rena Mooney, People vs. Weinberg, People vs. Billings. Volume contains various pleadings; indictment against Billings, Weinberg, Tom Mooney, Rena Mooney, and Nolan; appeal of People vs. Mooney and California Supreme Court opinion; affidavits; testimonies; photographic evidence; court opinions; letters; reports. Volume covers proceedings from 1916 July 22 - 1935 September 25.
Box 12, Folder 1

California Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Petitioner's Exceptions to Report of Referee and Findings of Fact, and Memorandum of Points and Authorities" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Criminal Case No. 3898, Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Box 12, Folder 2

California Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Petitioner's Proposed Findings of Fact" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Criminal Case No. 3898, Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Box 12, Folder 3

California Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Report of Referee and Findings of Fact" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Criminal Case No. 3898, Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus.
Box 12, Folder 4

Pamphlet -- "California Decisions," vol. 94, no. 4676, San Francisco: Recorder Printing and Publishing Company

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet subtitled "The Official Organ of the Supreme Court of the State of California." Randolph V. Whiting, editor. Approx. 95 pages.
Box 12, Folder 5

U.S. Supreme Court -- Thomas J. Mooney against Court Smith, Warden of San Quentin Penitentiary. Copy 1.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet entitled "On Petition for Certiorari Notice of Motions and Motions" in the Supreme Court of the United States.
Box 12, Folder 6

U.S. Supreme Court -- Thomas J. Mooney against Court Smith, Warden of San Quentin Penitentiary. Copy 2.

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet entitled "On Petition for Certiorari Notice of Motions and Motions" in the Supreme Court of the United States. With note: "Associated Press."
Box 12, Folder 7

Bound volume -- Bourke Cockran, "To the Commissioners Appointed by the President to Investigate the Conditions under which Thomas J. Mooney was Convicted of Murder…"

Scope and Content Note

Cockran was Associate Counsel for Mooney. 58 pages.
Box 12, Folder 8

California Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Reporter's Transcript" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, Criminal Case No. 3898, Application of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus. Contains vols. I-V. Copies of volumes for Mooney Defense League and for Mr. Finerty and Mr. Davis. Contains notes and "Property of Tom Mooney" inscriptions. Volume contains transcripts covering 1935 August 12-16.
Box 12, Folder 9

California Supreme Court -- Writ of Habeas Corpus

Scope and Content Note

Bound volume entitled "Exhibits Referred to in the Petition of Thomas J. Mooney for a Writ of Habeas Corpus" in the Supreme Court of the State of California, in the Matter of Thomas J. Mooney for Habeas Corpus. Vol. II. Approx. 700 pages. Annotated; includes photographic evidence. Includes advertisement with inscription (for Apollo Café, South Lomita Park) as placeholder.