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Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1919-1942

Scope and Contents note

Memorabilia, newspaper articles, souvenirs belonging to Milly Bennett and her three husbands, Mike Mitchell, Evgeni Konstantinov, and Hans Amlie, arranged chronologically.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

General

Box/Folder 1 : 2

High school diploma and yearbook

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Magazine article, "Heroes of Labor," Time, quoting Milly Bennett, 1935 December 16

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Membership cards, ads for speeches, press passes, identity cards

 

Newspaper articles about Milly Bennett

Box/Folder 1 : 5

1919

Box/Folder 1 : 6

Marriage of Milly Bennett and Mike Mitchell, circa 1921

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Arrest in China, 1927

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Experiences in China, 1928

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Writing career, 1929

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Experiences in the Soviet Union, 1932

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Milly Bennett's interview with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine, 1933

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Izvestia and Pravda articles, 1936 November

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Milly Bennett and Hans Amlie in Spain and their marriage, 1938

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Speaking engagements, 1942

Box/Folder 1 : 15

O.G.P.U. - document on arrest of Milly Bennett's second husband, Evgeni Konstantinov, 1934

Language of Material: Russian
Box/Folder 1 : 16

Outline of Milly Bennett's career

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Safe conduct passes for Milly Bennett in Spain

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Souvenirs belonging to Hans Amlie

Scope and Contents note

Includes calling cards, Spanish money, and safe conduct passes.
Boxes 1-5

CORRESPONDENCE, 1926-1956

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
 

Unidentified

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 20

1927-1928

Box/Folder 1 : 21

1930-1933

Box/Folder 2 : 1

1930-1933

Box/Folder 2 : 2

1934

Box/Folder 2 : 3

1935

Box/Folder 2 : 4

1936-1940

Box/Folder 2 : 5

1941-1944

Box/Folder 2 : 6

Abramson, S. H., 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Allan, Bill and Seema, circa 1934

Box/Folder 2 : 8

Allen, Robert S., 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 9

Amlie, Hans, 1938-1944

Box/Folder 2 : 10

Amlie, Paul J., 1938-1944

Box/Folder 2 : 11

Arthur, Chester A., 1942

Box/Folder 2 : 12

Baillie, Constance, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 13

Ballantine, Betty, 1939-1940

Box/Folder 2 : 14

Barnes, Esther, 1941

Box/Folder 2 : 15

Benet, Frances Rose, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Bliven, Bruce, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 17

Bremler, Mrs. (mother of Milly Bennett), 1926

Box/Folder 2 : 18

Bridges, Billie, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 19

Buckley, Edmund, 1941-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 20

Bullitt, William C., 1940

Box/Folder 2 : 21

Burkhards, William, circa 1930

Box/Folder 2 : 22

Burnett, James, Sir, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 23

Burton, Wallace, 1931-1932

Box/Folder 2 : 24

Burton, Wilbur (?), 1926-1927

Box/Folder 2 : 25

California State Board of Prison Directors, 1929

Box/Folder 2 : 26

California State Relief Administration, 1940

Box/Folder 2 : 27

Copeland, A. R., Mrs., 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 28

Cornwell, Warren, 1942-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 29

Cowley, Malcolm, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 30

Dalyrymple, Martha, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 31

Detro, Agnes, 1938-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 32

Dodd, Martha (?), 1939-1940

Box/Folder 2 : 33

Dooling, Mary, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 34

Douning, Myrtle, 1948

Box/Folder 2 : 35

Edmundson, Charles, 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 36

French, Lucille, 1939-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 37

Friends of Democracy, Inc., 1944

Box/Folder 2 : 38

Fuqua, Stephen O., 1940-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 39

Garoffolo, Vincent, 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 40

Givens, Alice, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 41

Goodall, Donald, 1939

Box/Folder 2 : 42

Gould, Grace, circa 1935

Box/Folder 2 : 43

Gould, Randall, 1940, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 44

Greene, Abel, 1937

Box/Folder 2 : 45

Hall, L., undated

Box/Folder 2 : 46

Hampel, "Sis," 1938-1942

Box/Folder 2 : 47

Hawkins, Maurice, 1938

Box/Folder 2 : 48

Herbst, Jo, 1943

Box/Folder 2 : 49

Hoover Library, 1940-1943

Box/Folder 2 : 50

International Labor Defense, 1931

Box/Folder 2 : 51

International News Service, 1936

Box/Folder 3 : 1

James, Bessie L., 1938

Box/Folder 3 : 2

James, Edwin L., 1940

Box/Folder 3 : 3

Jones, George S., 1943

Box/Folder 3 : 4

Jones, R. M., undated

Box/Folder 3 : 5

Kennedy, Edward, 1939-1941

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Klutts, Henry and Dot, 1941-1942

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Knoblaugh, Ed, 1941

 

Konstantinov, Evgeni Vasilivich (Zhenya)

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Undated

Box/Folder 3 : 9

1933

Box/Folder 3 : 10-13

1934

Box/Folder 3 : 14-15

1935

Box/Folder 3 : 16

Logan, Milla, circa 1942

Box/Folder 3 : 17

Magdiel, Daniel and Valborg, 1941

Box/Folder 3 : 18

Mangan, Kate, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 19

Mann, Tom (?), undated

Box/Folder 3 : 20

Manson, Dan, 1941

Box/Folder 3 : 21

Marca, Arnold, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 22

Matson, Harold, 1938-1943

Box/Folder 3 : 23

McCann, Steve and Tinka, 1956

Box/Folder 3 : 24

McKillop, Marjorie, 1938-1944

Box/Folder 4 : 1

Merrick, Owen, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 2

Miller, Bob and Jenny, 1937-1944

Box/Folder 4 : 3

Montrose, Sherman and Ethel, 1945

Box/Folder 4 : 4

Morris, Gerry, 1941

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Muggeridge, Eric, 1939

Box/Folder 4 : 6

Muller, Hermann, 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 7

Murphy, circa 1938

Box/Folder 4 : 8

National League of American Pen Women, 1939

Box/Folder 4 : 9

Ness, Roy, 1942

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Norris, Charles and K., undated

Box/Folder 4 : 11

North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy, 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 12

O'Connor, Jim, 1940-1941

Box/Folder 4 : 13

Offie, 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 14

Olson, Culbert, 1941

Box/Folder 4 : 15

Parker, Dorothy, 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 16

Phillips, Joseph B., 1942

Box/Folder 4 : 17

Podesta, Evelyn Wells, 1941

Box/Folder 4 : 18

Prohme, Rayna, 1927

Box/Folder 4 : 19

Prohme, William, 1934

Box/Folder 4 : 20

Radomsky, Sergei (?), 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 21

Raffel, Daniel and Rosalee, 1937-1942

Box/Folder 4 : 22

Roessner, Elmer, 1934-1937

Box/Folder 4 : 23

Rose, Sol, 1937

Box/Folder 4 : 24-25

Ross, C. Blake, 1929-1930

Box/Folder 5 : 1

Rothman, Kajsa, 1937-1943

Box/Folder 5 : 2

San Francisco-Oakland Newspaper Guild, 1939

Box/Folder 5 : 3

Sartain, Geraldine, 1941-1943

Box/Folder 5 : 4

Seldes, George and Helen, 1938, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 5

Shaver, J. J., Mrs. (sister of Wallace and Wilbur Burton), 1937

Box/Folder 5 : 6

Sheean, Vincent, 1927

Box/Folder 5 : 7

Shirer, William, 1941

Box/Folder 5 : 8

Smith, Charles, 1931, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 9

Steward, Pearl, 1939

Box/Folder 5 : 10

Strong, Anna Louise, 1931-1944

Box/Folder 5 : 11

Sutro, Ralph C., Mrs., 1941

Box/Folder 5 : 12

Van Ansdal, Alvin, undated

Box/Folder 5 : 13

Vanderburgh, W. W. and Rose, Drs., 1939

Box/Folder 5 : 14

Vaughn, Peg, 1936

Box/Folder 5 : 15

Wachtel, Marion, 1938-1941

Box/Folder 5 : 16

Wiley, Donald and Marjorie, 1940-1942

Box/Folder 5 : 17

Williams, Beryl, 1940

Box/Folder 5 : 18

Williams, Spencer, 1941-1944

Box/Folder 5 : 19

Wilson, J. E. and Mary Ann, 1939-1944

Box 5

COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE, 1927-1944

Arrangement Statement

Arranged alphabetically by writer of correspondence.
Box/Folder 5 : 20

Amlie, Hans (correspondence to and from Hans Amlie, third husband of Milly Bennett), 1937-1944

Box/Folder 5 : 21

Amlie, Thomas, to Hans Amlie, 1938-1939

Box/Folder 5 : 22

Besant, G. A., Jr., to all Austinites, 1931

Box/Folder 5 : 23

Douglass, Leon F., to W. N. Burkhards, 1929

Box/Folder 5 : 24

Fox, Charles James, to Randall Gould, 1927

Box/Folder 5 : 25

Gould, Randall, to Rayna Prohme, 1927

Box/Folder 5 : 26

Houser, Lionel, to Elmer Roessner, 1936

Box/Folder 5 : 27

Prohme, William, to Dr. Kou Meng-yu, 1927

Box/Folder 5 : 28

Sun Yat-sen, Mme, to Rayna Prohme, circa 1927

Box/Folder 5 : 29

Wintringham, T. H., to Robert Minor, 1937

Boxes 6-14

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1917-circa 1956

Scope and Contents note

Newspaper articles, drafts, magazine articles, book manuscripts, and research materials in holograph, typescript, carbon copies, and processed form, arranged chronologically, alphabetically, and in order of appearance (series).
Box/Folder 6 : 1

Holograph notes, undated

Box/Folder 6 : 2

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings (many with Milly Bennett's by-line), 1917-1921

Box/Folder 6 : 3

Verses, 1917-1926

 

Articles and manuscripts

Box/Folder 6 : 4

"Ah, Girls, Have You See Wilson's Doctor," undated

 

"Birthday Is Celebrated On Way to Prison," undated

 

"Child Faces Anthony With Her Story," undated

 

"Daily News Reporter Sits in Court of Woman Judge," undated

 

"Guns on Casco Hold Up Treasure Hunt," undated

 

"'I'm Very Well, Dear' Mrs. Wilson Tells Reporter," undated

 

"Orphans Shiver While Clothes Are Rushed to Burned Home," undated

 

"Reporter Sits on Pier in Early Morn; 'Rescued' Four Times," undated

 

"San Quentin Visit Gives S.F. Judge New Crime Philosophy," undated

 

"Starvation Pay Is Cause of Rail Strike, Men Say," undated

 

"'Wild Westers' Arrive on Oakland Side in Night," undated

 

"Wilson's Envoy in City: Saw Kaiser in 1915," undated

 

"Writer Brands Probe of Russ a Farce," undated

Box/Folder 6 : 5

"Milly Bennett, Maid" series, 1917 February

Scope and Contents note

In the sequence in which they appeared. Number nine is missing and the headline in number seventeen is illegible.
 

"'Milly Bennett' Gets First Job in City Home"

 

"'Milly' Quits; Seeks Work in Big Hotel"

 

"'Milly' Tries New Agency; Is Recognized"

 

"Jobless, 'Milly' Haunts Employment Bureaus"

 

"'Milly Bennett' Clashes With Stranger; Seeks Army Job"

 

"'Milly' Gets Job as Second Maid"

 

"'Milly' Quits After Day of Housework"

 

"'Milly' on New Job Overturns Bowl of Soup"

 

"'Milly' Finds Silent Service Is Difficult"

 

"'Milly' Invited to Party, Goes Through Ordeal"

 

"'Milly' Leaves Country Job; Returns Home"

 

"Send 'Milly' to Home of Acquaintance"

 

"'Milly' Almost Gets Job in Big Home"

 

"'Milly' in Berkeley Home Rebels at Cap"

 

"'Milly' Learns Proper Way to Tend Door"

 

"Beaus Are Bars to Job, 'Milly' Finds"

 

"'Milly' Goes to Work for Police Judge"

 

"'Milly Bennett' Ends Her Career as Maid"

Box/Folder 6 : 6

"Hundreds Stranded in Berry Districts," 1917 June

 

"Won't Send Boys to Farms, Say Officials," 1917 June

Box/Folder 6 : 7

"'Mother' Jones Comes to Help 'Her Boy'," 1918 April

Box/Folder 6 : 8

Series on the California Women's Army entitled "A Soldier of the Sod," 1918 June

Box/Folder 6 : 9

"'Newsboy Row' Desolate; 'Mother Lillian' Stricken," 1918 November

Box/Folder 6 : 10

"Civilized Life Palls; Pair Seek Solitude," 1919 April

 

"Held Under 'Spell' Says S.F. Woman," 1919 April

Box/Folder 6 : 11

Series entitled "Oneita of the Ozarks," 1919 May-June

Box/Folder 6 : 12

"Boy, 9, Penniless, Lives Two Weeks in City," 1919 June

 

"Daughters of Syrian Banker 'Bus-Girls' Now," 1919 June

 

"Fund Completed Rocca Boy Gets a New Leg," 1919 June

 

"Girl Confesses Love for Herbert Law," 1919 June

 

"Grant-av," 1919 June

 

"Northcott Pose Gone; Nerve Slips, Reporter Finds," 1919 June

 

"Raid," 1919 June

Box/Folder 6 : 13

"Every One But Santa to Be Cheered Today," 1919 August

 

"Find S.F. Meeting Place for 300 of Bolsheviki," 1919 August

 

"Hard Luck," 1919 August

 

"If 'Wheezer' Could Pitch With His Nose," 1919 August

 

"Irish of America Will Aid Revolt, Says Kathleen O'Brennan," 1919 August

 

"Jail Is Better Than Home, Thinks Carmelo Garcia," 1919 August

 

"Oakland Judge Turns Hobo to Study Men," 1919 August

 

"Thurston Says Wife Should Have Killed Him and Not Miss Kimball," 1919 August

 

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage as Government Prepares to Evict Them," 1919 September

 

"New Reds Will Uphold the Glory of Old Reds - McVey," 1919 September

 

"Woman Leads Move for Federal Service Shop Steward Plan," 1919 September

 

"Woman Wanted Clothes, Drugs; Robbed for Them," 1919 September

 

"Yep! S.F. Sure Wanted to See the Fleet," 1919 September

Box/Folder 6 : 14

Series on American Forces in Siberia, 1919 September-October

 

"Americans Used to Break Mine Strike in Siberia, Says Veteran"

 

"Canadian Veteran Declares He Robbed Drunken Officers Charity"

 

"Crime for U.S. to Send 'Kids' to Siberia, Claim"

 

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage as Government Prepares to Evict Them"

 

"Finds Siberia-Bound Lads Want 'To See World'"

 

"He'd Drink Before He Would Return to Siberian Service"

 

"Kopec Hill and Vodka Yanks' Only Relief in Vladivostok"

 

"Manacles Welded on Yanks, Says Veteran"

 

"Morale Is Gone, Says Siberian Soldier, Just Returned"

 

"More Men of 27th, 31st home From Siberia"

 

"Mother Walker Waits in Vain for Soldier Son"

 

"Returned Yanks Tell of 'War' in Russia"

 

"Siberian Veterans Tell Bitter Stories"

 

"Soldiers Don't Know Why They Went to Siberia"

 

"13 Trials, 1 Suicide in Month in Siberia Company"

 

"U.S. Officers in Siberia Often Drunk, He Says"

 

"Veterans Are Afraid to Talk"

 

"Vodka Drives American Soldiers Mad, Siberian Veteran Declares"

 

"'Why Are Yanks in Siberia?' Veterans Ask"

 

"Yanks in Siberia For Private Interests"

 

"Yanks in Siberia Study Maps to Find Ways to Make Their Escape"

Box/Folder 6 : 15

"Couldn't Stand Sight of Slain Husband, Says Slayer in Prison" 1919 November

 

"Home Town Paper Vendors See Life Pass on S.F. Streets," 1919 November

 

"Jury Duty Proves Strenuous to 'Society'," 1919 November

 

"Lou Eagan Gets Real Fund From Theaters," 1919 November

 

"Verdi, World Rover, Wants To Stay in Petlama (sic)," 1919 November

 

"'Waterfront Widow' Hit by Dry Laws," 1919 November

 

"Women Gossip at 'Flirt Murder' Trial," 1919 November

 

"You Can't Cure a Drug Victim, Declares Jim M'Quaide," 1919 November

Box/Folder 6 : 16

Series on Travelers Aid Society of San Francisco, 1920 March

Scope and Contents note

In sequence in which they appeared.
 

"'Husband' Is a Myth; Girl Tells Tragic Tale"

 

"Girl Victim of War Works In S.F. Millinery Shop"

 

"Girl Comes to S.F. For Joy, Finds Tragedy Waiting"

 

"Weeks of Toil Do Not Bring Sweetheart"

 

"Finnish Strangers Lost in Strange Maze of S.F."

 

"Girl's Tragedy Turns Into Happiness"

 

"Vice Rings Foiled by 'Badge' Women"

Box/Folder 6 : 17

"'Fate Made Me a Murderess,' Says Woman," 1921 September

 

Series, 1922 March

Box/Folder 6 : 18

"Girl Reporter, With Only $5, Starts to Find Job in S.F."

 

"Girl Hunting Job, Applies to S.F. Salvation Army for Aid"

 

"Girl Reporter Finds Job First Day She Goes on Her Hunt"

 

"Milly Bennett Gets Acquainted With Girls Working in Factory"

 

Series, 1922 August

 

"Crawling Like a Dirty Bug in Heavy Dust -- That Is Weed"

 

"Men Held Like Slaves in Lumber Camps"

 

"Lumber Company Owns Towns, Keeps Peace Officials on Its Payroll"

Box/Folder 6 : 19

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage as Government Prepares to Evict Them," 1923

 

"A Few Words by Milly," 1923

 

"The Kona Coast: A Place to Dream," 1923

 

"The Kona Coast - Arcadia - A Place to Rest and Dream," 1923

 

"Memories of Honolulu," 1923

 

"On the Kona Coast," 1923

 

"She Walked in Beauty and Found the True Feeling That Is Hawaii," 1923

 

"When the Old Burg Went Mad," 1923

Box/Folder 7 : 1

"Girl Griffin, Piloted by Gay Young Blade, Fails to Find Lovely Russian in Native City," 1926

 

"Orient Is Not So Dangerous," 1926

 

"Sun Has Set in Far East For Foreigners: 'China For Chinese' Is Battle Cry," 1926

 

"'Teapot Dome' Shattered by U.S. Gun Fire," 1926

Box/Folder 7 : 2

Letter to the Editor of the Peking and Tientsin Times, 1927 April

Box/Folder 7 : 3

Series in The San Francisco News, 1927 November

 

"'Butterflying' Into China's Revolt"

 

"Flames Save Milly's Life; Red Secrets Burned as Peking Police Storm at Her Door"

 

"Hope for United China Lies in Education and Industry"

 

"Talking to the $100,000 Head"

Box/Folder 7 : 4

Series entitled "Palmy Days" by E. J. Quillinan as told to Milly Bennett, 1928

Box/Folder 7 : 5

"Flaming Youth Old Style, Novelist Says," 1929 March

 

"Failure? Man in Almshouse Is Triumphant," 1929 May

 

"He Failed, But World Fails, Too, His Solace," 1929 May

 

"Life's a 'Lulu' Relief Home Inmate Finds," 1929 May

 

"Meekness Is One Road to a Poorhouse," 1929 May

 

"Blue Blood, No Less, Flows in S.F. Poorhouse," 1929 June

 

"Charity Plea in Newspaper 'Racket' Hit," 1929 June

 

"Fast Horses Convey Him 'Over the Hill'," 1929 June

 

"She Tumbles From Trapeze to Poorhouse," 1929 June

 

"Stanford to the Ganges," 1929 June

Box/Folder 7 : 6

Trip to Central America, Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba and Colombia, 1929 August-September

Scope and Contents note

Carbon copy of article on the trip, answers to questions (in Spanish) presented to the President of Guatemala by Milly Bennett, copy of The Voice of the Passengers edited by Milly Bennett on board the S.S. Colombia.
Box/Folder 7 : 7

"Janitor's Big Moment Comes at Court Session," circa 1930

 

"Love in a Fudge Box," circa 1930

 

"Mrs. Mooney Keeps Up High Heart for Son," circa 1930

 

"Old West Still Lives in Lively Border Town," circa 1930

 

"A Scripps Slave Spends a Profitable Morn Over Her Keys" (carbon), circa 1930

 

"Vets Protest Ban on Radios at Livermore," circa 1930

Box/Folder 7 : 8

Holograph notes, 1931

Box/Folder 7 : 9

"Garner to Work With Hoover If Elected Speaker of House," 1931

 

"Mrs. Rolph Is 'First Lady'," 1931

Box/Folder 7 : 10-13

Partial manuscript on Judge Sylvain Lazarus (presiding Judge in the Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle case and the Liu Fook case), outline, drafts, research materials, circa 1931

Scope and Contents note

This manuscript may not have been published.
Box/Folder 8 : 1

"Prince In Tiflis," typescript of article, circa 1931

Box/Folder 8 : 2

"Problems of U.S. Engineers in Russia", The San Francisco Daily News, 1931 September 5

Box/Folder 8 : 3

"China and Russia Begin Negotiations as 'War' With Japan in Manchuria Ends," The Honolulu Advertiser, 1931 December 13

 

"Russia, China to Sign New Trade Treaty Which Will Be Soviet's Great Advantage," The Honolulu Advertiser, 1931 December 20

 

"Tragedies, Comedies Make Life In Moscow Quartiera Like Scenes From Balzac," The Honolulu Advertiser, 1932 January 4

Box/Folder 8 : 4

Notes, verses, 1932

Box/Folder 8 : 5

"Art for Nizhi Novgorod," draft, 1932

Box/Folder 8 : 6

"American Girls in Red Russia," two page proofs of article for This EveryWeek Magazine, 1932 May 28-29

Box/Folder 8 : 7

"Moscow's First American School," two page proofs of article for This EveryWeek Magazine, 1932 June 11-12

Box/Folder 8 : 8

Chapters, notes on Milly Bennett's experiences in the Soviet Union, 1933

Box/Folder 8 : 9

"Reveals Forgotten Chaikovski Score," Moscow Daily News, 1933 April 5

 

"'Evgeni Onegin' Resurrected," Moscow Daily News, 1933 May 5

 

"The World's Newest Drama," Moscow Daily News, 1933 June 3

 

"A Ballet Which Youth has Created," Moscow Daily News, 1933 June 8

 

"Fairy Tales in Moscow," The Honolulu Advertiser, 1933 December 2

Box/Folder 8 : 10

"Big News Comes to Russia," The Nation, 1934 January 17

Box/Folder 8 : 11

"Life of Durov," partial manuscript, research materials, circa 1934

Box/Folder 8 : 12

Carbon copy of article, probably written for the Moscow Daily News, circa 1935

Box/Folder 8 : 13

"Soviet Russia Discovers 'Home Sweet Home'," The New York Times Magazine, 1935 November 10

Box/Folder 8 : 14

"Russia's New Hero Sticks to Mines," The New York Times, 1935 December 8

Box/Folder 8 : 15

News cables to the International News Service from Milly Bennett, 1936

Box/Folder 8 : 16

Copies of news stories for the International News Service by Milly Bennett, 1936

Box/Folder 9 : 1-3

Typescripts, carbon copies, parts of articles, notes, 1931-1936

Box/Folder 9 : 4

Typescripts, carbon copies for the Associated Press, written in Spain by Milly Bennett, 1937

Box/Folder 9 : 5-7

Carbons, drafts, notes - Spain, 1937

Box/Folder 9 : 8

Processed articles from Valencia, Spain, 1937

Box/Folder 10 : 1

Radio interview with Milly Bennett on Chronicle "Feature Edition" program, 1938 March 18

 

Draft, notes on radio interview conducted by Milly Bennett with her husband, Hans Amlie, KSRO, Santa Rosa, California, 1938 July 1

Box/Folder 10 : 2

"Write a Book?," Scoop, the magazine of the Press Club of San Francisco, 1938 August

Box/Folder 10 : 3

"A Bouquet for the Bride" (carbon copy), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 4

"Camp Follower - 1944 Style" (draft), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 5

"The Dog Collar" (draft), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 6

"The Friendship Quilt" (draft), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 7

"How To Lose a Ration" (draft), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 8

"I Almost Lost My Head" (carbon copy), circa 1940-1945

Box/Folder 10 : 9

Miscellaneous notes, circa 1940-1945

 

Untitled, incomplete manuscript on Milly Bennett's experiences in China (first draft?), circa 1950

Box/Folder 10 : 10

Synopsis

Box/Folder 10 : 11

Chapter 2

Box/Folder 10 : 12

Chapter 3

Box/Folder 10 : 13

Chapters 10-16

Box/Folder 10 : 14

Chapters 17-21

Box/Folder 10 : 15

Chapters 22-26

 

Untitled, incomplete manuscript on Milly Bennett's experiences in China (second draft?), circa 1950

Box/Folder 11 : 1

Chapters 1-5

Box/Folder 11 : 2

Chapters 6-9

Box/Folder 11 : 3

Chapters 16-17

Box/Folder 11 : 4

Chapters 18-19

Box/Folder 11 : 5

Chapters 20-22

Box/Folder 11 : 6

Chapters 23-26

Box/Folder 11 : 7

Miscellaneous notes, parts of chapters

 

Autobiography (first draft?), circa 1956

Box/Folder 12 : 1

Prologue

Box/Folder 12 : 2

Chapter 1

Box/Folder 12 : 3

Chapter 2

Box/Folder 12 : 4

Chapter 3

Box/Folder 12 : 5

Chapter 4

Box/Folder 12 : 6

Chapters 5-8

Box/Folder 12 : 7

Chapter entitled "The End of Book"

Box/Folder 12 : 8

Notes, parts of chapters

Box/Folder 12 : 9

Draft, typescript with holograph notes

 

"The Girl With the Whistling Eye" autobiography, incomplete (second draft?), circa 1956

Box/Folder 13 : 1

Chapters 2-3

Box/Folder 13 : 2

Chapters 5-8

Box/Folder 13 : 3

Chapters 9-12

Box/Folder 13 : 4

Chapters 13-17

Box/Folder 13 : 5

Chapters 18-22

Box/Folder 13 : 6

Chapters 23-26

Box/Folder 13 : 7

Chapters 28-30

Box/Folder 13 : 8

Chapters 31, 32, 35, 36, miscellaneous notes

 

"The Girl With the Whistling Eye" autobiography (third draft?), circa 1956

Box/Folder 14 : 1

Chapters 1-5

Box/Folder 14 : 2

Chapters 6-10

Box/Folder 14 : 3

Chapters 11-15

Box/Folder 14 : 4

Chapters 16-20

Box/Folder 14 : 5

Chapters 21-25

Box/Folder 14 : 6

Chapters 26-29

Box/Folder 14 : 7

Chapters 30-33

Box/Folder 14 : 8

Chapters 34-36, postlude

Box 15

COLLECTED WRITINGS, 1917-circa 1941

Scope and Contents note

Writings of other authors, including typescript, holograph, and autographed manuscripts, arranged alphabetically by name of writer.
Box/Folder 15 : 1

Amlie, Hans

 

"Friends of Humanity - Friends of Democracy"

 

"I Still Have Mine"

 

"Story of Hans Amlie" related to Leland Stowe

 

"War in Spain" (a talk by Amlie to migrant workers)

 

"War Without Love" (2 copies)

Box/Folder 15 : 2

Bland, Henry Meade

 

"Mount Davidson Park"

 

"To John McLaren"

Box/Folder 15 : 3

Daily News staff, San Francisco - Drawings, verses, notes, 1917-1922

Box/Folder 15 : 4

Hawkins, Ann - Letters about Spain (planned for publication), 1938

Box/Folder 15 : 5

Mitchell, Mike

 

Untitled

 

"Autotell of One W. K. 'Doc' Adams"

 

"Between Editions" - verses

 

"California Chronicles, or Life in the Far West"

 

"Dayton Days"

 

"Leomele Hawaii"

 

"Mitchell Tells All; Not Hit by Crutch"

 

"Searching"

 

"Song from the Chinese"

 

"When I Was in the Army"

Box/Folder 15 : 6

Prohme, William - "Rayna Simons Prohme, A Report on the Last Months of Her Life"

Box/Folder 15 : 7

Spender, Stephen - "Hitch-hiking in Republican Spain" (holograph)

Box/Folder 15 : 8

Sterling, George - "The Revenge" (poem)

Box/Folder 15 : 9

Strong, Anna Louise (manuscript on the Spanish Civil War, may not have been published)

 

Chapter I - "Why They Went"

 

Chapter II - "Where They Are"

 

Chapter III - "Training Camp - A Bit of America"

 

Chapter IV - "Battles at Jarama"

 

Chapter V - "American Base Hospital"

 

Chapter VI - "July Offensive - Madrid"

 

Chapter VII - "Wounded Men"

 

Chapter VIII - "The Taking of Villa Nueva de la Canada"

 

Chapter X - "Harder Days"

Boxes 16-19

SUBJECT FILE, 1921-1942

Scope and Contents note

Reports, printed matter, and press releases, arranged alphabetically and chronologically.
Box/Folder 16 : 1

Asia, 1927 April, May

 

California

Box/Folder 16 : 2

The Coast, 1938 July, August, October

Box/Folder 16 : 3

Sunset, 1928 June

 

China

Box/Folder 16 : 4

Miscellany - Cartoon, calling cards, emblems, circa 1927

Box/Folder 16 : 5

Printed matter

 

Hankow Herald, 1927 July 19

 

North China Standard, 1926 March 26

 

The Peking Leader (clipping), 1927 March 26

 

The People's Tribune, 1926 November 7

Box/Folder 16 : 6

Council of Jamaica Farm Workers' Welfare Association

Box/Folder 16 : 7

Daily News San Francisco (advertisement)

Box/Folder 16 : 8

Hawaii - Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 9

Harding, President Warren G. - Galley of front page of The Honolulu Advertiser on the death of Harding, 1923 August 2

Box/Folder 16 : 10

Health - Moray radiant energy device

 

Miscellany

Box/Folder 16 : 11

General

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 16 : 12

Undated

Box/Folder 16 : 13

1921

Box/Folder 16 : 14

1925

Box/Folder 16 : 15

1928

Box/Folder 16 : 16

1929

Box/Folder 16 : 17

1930

Box/Folder 16 : 18

1933

Box/Folder 16 : 19

1935

Box/Folder 16 : 20

1936

Box/Folder 16 : 21

1938

Box/Folder 16 : 22

1939

Box/Folder 16 : 23

1940-1942

Box/Folder 17 : 1

Moscow Daily News, 1931 March 28, April 2, May 24; 1936 November 3

Box/Folder 17 : 2

Outer Mongolia - "The Truth About Outer Mongolia" by Edward Dunn, 1935

 

Spain

 

Civil War

Box/Folder 17 : 3

Amlie, Thomas - Letter and newsletter by Thomas Amlie

Box/Folder 17 : 4

British Royal Air Force - Report by Wing Commander Gade and Captain Pearson on Republican Spain, 1938 February

Box/Folder 17 : 5

International Brigade

Box/Folder 17 : 6

Miscellany

Box/Folder 17 : 7

News of Spain (incomplete), 1938 February - 1939 February

Box/Folder 17 : 8

Poetry

 

Press releases, 1937

Box/Folder 17 : 9

February-April

Box/Folder 17 : 10

May-June

Box/Folder 18 : 1

July-September

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 18 : 2

Undated

Box/Folder 18 : 3

1937

Box/Folder 18 : 4-5

1938

Box/Folder 18 : 6

1939

 

Valencia

Box/Folder 18 : 7

Map

Box/Folder 18 : 8

Press bulletins

 

Excerpts from the speech of Largo Caballero, President of the Council of Ministers, at the Cortes in Valencia, 1937 February 1

 

Information bulletin, 1937 October 3, 14, 21

Box/Folder 18 : 9

Communist Party

 

"An Open Letter from the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Spain to the Executive Commission of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party Making an Official and Concrete Proposal of Unification"

 

Report of Jose Diaz, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Spain, at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party held in Valencia, 1937 November

 

Printed matter

Box/Folder 18 : 10

1935

Box/Folder 18 : 11

1940

Box/Folder 18 : 12

1954

 

U.S.S.R.

Box/Folder 19 : 1

Children's book, 1933

Box/Folder 19 : 2

List of foreign correspondents (in Russian)

Box/Folder 19 : 3

Karelia

Box/Folder 19 : 4

Maps

 

Caucasus-Crimea

 

Kharkov

 

Kiev

 

Minsk

 

Moscow

 

Odessa

 

Soviet Union

 

Stalingrad

Box/Folder 19 : 5

Moscow Trial, 1936

Scope and Contents note

Indictment, testimony (incomplete), summary of evidence of the Zinovieites: G. E. Zinoviev, L. B. Kamenev, G. E. Yevdokimov, I. N. Smirnov, I. P. Bakavev, V. A. Ter-Vaganyan, S. V. Mrachkovski, A. E. Dreitser, E. S. Hatsman, I. I. Reingold, R. V. Pikel, V. P. Olberg, K. B. Berman-Yurin, Fritz David (I. I. Kruglyanski), M. Lourier, and N. Lourier.
Box/Folder 19 : 6

Music, including a booklet of Red Army songs (in Russian)

Box/Folder 19 : 7-11

Translations from the Soviet Press - Typescripts, carbons, holographs, 1936

Box/Folder 19 : 12

United Federal Workers of America - Constitution

Box/Folder 19 : 13

United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Security Administration - Migrant camps (newsletters, notes, correspondence, printed matter), 1941-1942

Box/Folder 19 : 14

United States Department of Justice - Alien registration form

Box 20

PRINTED MATTER

Scope and Contents note

Originals of newspaper articles by and about Milly Bennett, photocopies of which are filed in the collection.
Photo file

PHOTOGRAPHS

Scope and Contents note

503 prints / 5 albums / 32 negatives / 186 post cards
Album fA

5 photograph albums, 1920-1939

Scope and Contents note

1 album of childhood photographs; 1 album in Hawaii, circa 1920; 1 album in Hawaii, 1922-1925; 1 album in China, 1926-1927; 1 album in Spain, 1936-1937 (contains clippings, 1938-1939).
Envelope B

18 prints of unidentified people in Hawaii; 5 prints, 1 negative of Professor Hermann J. Muller

Envelope C

3 prints of Mike Mitchell (first husband of Milly Bennett); 4 prints of the University of Hawaii; 3 early family prints, Milly Bennett and others; 4 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 19 prints of Milly Bennett and others in Hawaii; 31 prints of scenes in Hawaii; 6 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints, circa 1920

Envelope D

2 prints related to the murder trial of Liu Fook: Liu Fook and others; Liu Fook, Judge Sylvain Lazarus and others, 1930

Envelope E

2 prints of Milly Bennett, Randall Gould and others, circa 1918; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others, 1918 (probably in the office of The Daily News); San Francisco, 1918; 37 unidentified prints, 1917-1922

Envelope F

6 prints of Milly Bennett; 9 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints, 1917-1922

Envelope G

1 print of Stephanie Dolgorouky (autographed), 1927

Envelope H

1 print of Eugene Chen; 1 print of Mme. Sun Yat-sen (Soong Ching-ling); 1 print of Michael Borodin and Yu Yu-jen; 1 print of General Fa-Kwei; 2 prints of Rayna Prohme, 1 print of Milly Bennett, Rayna Prohme, William Prohme and others in Hankow, China, 1927; 1 print of Henry H.Y. Hsu and Harold C. A. Ra (?); 2 unidentified prints of China, 1927

Envelope I

1 print of William Prohme

Envelope J

1 print of Hsu Chien, Sun of, Tang Yen-kai, Feng Yu-hsiang, Yu Yu-jen, Wang Ching-wei, Tang Shen-chi, General Galen (Vasily K. Blucher) Chengchow; 1 print of Tang Shen-chi,Yu Yu-jen, Feng Yu-hsiang, Chengchow, China, 1927 June

Envelope K

2 prints of Earl Browder and Tom Mann in China, 1927; 1 print of Tom Mann; 4 prints of Milly Bennett in China; 6 prints of Milly Bennett and Wilbur Burton (?); 6 prints of Milly Bennett and others, China, 1927; 1 print of Wilbur Burton (?); 2 prints of Randall Gould and others, China, 1927; 1 print of Peg Vaughn and others, China; 18 prints of scenes in China, 1926-1927; 1 print of Yolande and Sylvia Chen; 1 print of Percy Chen (children of Eugene Chen); 1 print of Vincent (Jimmy) Sheean (?), 1927; 3 prints of wall posters, Hankow, China, March 1927; 2 prints of Milly Bennett, Anna Louise Strong and others; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 2 scenes of the Chung Yang Dyke Project, China, circa 1927; 1 print of Milly Bennett; 17 prints taken in Hankow, China on May 19 and May 30, 1927; 1 print of Li Li-san; 4 unidentified prints of China

Envelope L

3 prints of Milly Bennett, 1929; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 37 prints taken on Milly Bennett's trip to Central America, Cuba, Colombia, Mexico, August 15-September 17, 1929; 5 prints of Milly Bennett; 11 prints of Milly Bennett and others

Envelope M

9 prints of Milly Bennett and others, San Francisco, 1928-1929; 1 print of the San Francisco Press Club, 1930

Envelope N

12 unidentified prints; 1 unidentified drawing. circa 1929

Envelope O

1 print of Harpo Marx; 1 print of the Marx Brothers: Chico (Leonard), Zeppo (Herbert), Harpo (Arthur) and Groucho (Julius), 1933

Envelope P

2 prints of Alex Enukidze, Joseph Stalin, and Maxim Gorky; 1 print of Leo Tolstoy; 2 prints of "Kamenev"; 1 print of Lenin, undated

Envelope Q

2 prints of Milly Bennett and others in the Soviet Union, circa 1931; 1 unidentified print; 15 prints of Milly Bennett and others in Moscow, 1931-1936; 4 prints of Evgeni Konstantinov; 1 print of Konstantinov and others; 2 prints of Konstantinov, Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints; 6 prints of the Children's Theatre, Moscow, circa 1933

Envelope R

9 prints of Pushkina, U.S.S.R.; 1 print of Milly Bennett; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others, 1933; 1 print of Bill Shatov and others; 2 prints of Evgeni Konstantinov; 15 prints of scenes in the Soviet Union; 36 prints of Soviet Lapland, 1932; 1 print of Milly Bennett; 4 unidentified prints

Envelope S

6 prints of Milly Bennett and others in the Soviet Union; 5 unidentified prints in the Soviet Union; 2 prints of Milly Bennett, Bob and Jenny Miller, 1936; 11 prints of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre and actors; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 1 unidentified print

Envelope T

10 prints of children's art in Spain, 1937

Envelope U

1 print of Hans Amlie, 1938; 1 miscellaneous print; 6 unidentified prints, possibly of migrant camps, circa 1941; 1 print of Hans Amlie, circa 1940; 2 prints of Hans Amlie during the Spanish Civil War, circa 1937; 5 prints belonging to Hans Amlie; 6 prints of Milly Bennett, circa 1940; 10 unidentified prints, circa 1940; 8 negatives; 23 negatives; 1 print of Hans Amlie and others, Pozarubio, Spain, circa 1937

Envelope V

63 postcards from the Soviet Union, undated

Envelope W

14 postcards, Leningrad; 31 postcards, Spain, 1936

Envelope X

25 postcards, Paris, circa 1936; 53 postcards, Museum of Modern Western Art, Moscow

Envelope mY

1 print of migrant camp, circa 1941

Box 21

INCREMENTAL MATERIALS, 1936-1960

Box/Folder 21 : 1-2

Correspondence, 1936-1960

Scope and Contents note

Primarily consists of letters (sent and received) between Milly Bennett and Seema Allan.
Box/Folder 21 : 3

Writings, undated

Scope and Contents note

Primarily typescript drafts with handwritten annotations and edits.
Box/Folder 21 : 3

Deathbed notes, 1960

Scope and Contents note

Handwritten notes written by Milly Bennett to Seema Allan after she was no longer able to speak.
Box/Folder 21 : 4

Materials relating to Milly Bennett's will and death, 1960 November

Box/Folder 21 : 6

Writings of Seema R. Allan about Milly Bennett, undated

Box/Folder 21 : 7

Meeting minutes, Ward A-8, 1956 August

Box/Folder 21 : 8

Miscellany, undated