More Than One Struggle Oral History Project Records, 1939-2004, bulk 1995-1996

Contents List

Container Title
Series: 1. Political Files, 1892-1955
Scope and Content Note: The bulk of the Political Files contains material about the period from 1917 to 1929. The focus of these files include a number of signed, typed and carbon copied drafts of work by Alexander Berkman, as well as a series of letters and postcards Berkman sent to M. Eleanor Fitzgerald and Pauline Turkel.

Photographs of Fitzgerald's political colleagues and acquaintances are included in the Political Files. They include pictures of Alexander Berkman, Ben Capes, Emma Goldman, Frank Harris, Hippolyte Havel, Robert Minor, Harry Kelly, Carl Nylander, Ben Reitman, Bob and Lucy Robins, and Harry Weinberger. There are eleven photographs of Berkman, a number of them affectionately inscribed to Fitzgerald. The collection also includes a photograph of Emma Goldman inscribed to Fitzgerald.

Transcriptions of letters between Goldman and Rietman from May 31-June 1 1909, September 14, 1913, and September 20, 1913 can be found in the Fitzgerald, Eleanor case file.
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Folder   1
Alsberg, Henry G., "Unearthed Roman Parchment," undated
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Folder   3
Anonymous, Quotes, undated
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Folder   4
Anonymous, "What's the Use of Poetry?" undated
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Folder   5
Avrich, Paul, "Introduction To The Dover Edition," 1971
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Folder   6
Berkman, Alexander, undated
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Folder   9
Berkman, Alexander, Correspondence, 1922-1925
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Folder   8
Berkman, Alexander, Correspondence, Contract Agreements, 1926-1927, 1929, undated
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Folder   7
Berkman, Alexander, Correspondence, M. Eleanor Fitzgerald, undated
Box   1
Folder   10-11
Berkman, Alexander, Correspondence, M. Eleanor Fitzgerald, and Pauline Turkel, 1919-1923, undated
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Folder   12
Berkman, Alexander, Deed, 1919
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Folder   13
Berkman, Alexander, "Introduction," The Bolshevik Myth, 1925
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Folder   14
Berkman, Alexander, "Kronstadt" 1922
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Folder   15
Berkman, Alexander, "My Odyssey," 1922
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Folder   2
Berkman, Alexander, Photographs, 1892, 1919, 1927, undated
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Folder   16
Berkman, Alexander, Release from the United States Penitentiary, 1919
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Folder   22
Berkman, Alexander, "Russian Lessons," undated
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Folder   17
Berkman, Alexander, "The Surgeon's Duty," 1918
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Folder   28
Deportation Fund, 1919
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Folder   20
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Kropotkin, Peter, 1921
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Folder   19
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Morton, E. B., 1925-1926
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Folder   21
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Political Prisoners and Deportees, 1918, 1924, 1926,1955, undated
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Folder   18
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Union Memberships, 1925, 1927, 1940
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Folder   7
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Photographs, Berkman, Alexander, 1916, undated
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Folder   8
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Photographs, Reitman, Ben, 1906, undated
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Folder   25
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Press Release, 1918-1919
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Folder   23
Goldman, Emma, Correspondence, Ballantine, Stella, and M. Eleanor Fitzgerald, 1920, 1923-1924, 1927, 1929, undated
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Folder   26
Goldman, Emma, Mother Earth Bulletin, 1918
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Folder   9
Goldman, Emma, Photographs, 1928, undated
Box   1
Folder   24
Kropotkin, Peter, "Ethics," undated
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Folder   30
Miscellaneous Printed Material, Announcements, undated
Box   1
Folder   27
O'Carroll, Joseph, "The City of Our Dream," undated
Box   6
Folder   12
Photographs, 1916, undated
Box   6
Folder   1
Photographs and Postcards, 1915, undated
Box   6
Folder   14
Reitman, Ben, Photographs, 1905-1906
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Folder   29
Tolstoy, Leo, "Count Leo Tolstoy's War Prophecy," undated
Series: 2. Provincetown Playhouse Files, 1919-1955
Scope and Content Note: The bulk of the Provincetown Playhouse Files contains material about the period from 1910 to 1947. The focus of this file includes contract agreements, correspondence, financial reports, newspaper clippings, playbills, photographs of Provincetown Playhouse colleagues, press list, and proposed budgets. Included are correspondence material covering the period 1921 to 1929. Correspondence include Susan Glaspell, Paul Green, Edmond Robert Jones, Edna Kenton, James Light, Kenneth Macgowan, Macklin Marrow, and Agnes O'Neill.
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Folder   32
Address Book, 1925, 1928
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Folder   31
Address Book, undated
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Folder   33
Address Book, undated
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Folder   39
Anonymous, "Milestones in American Drama," undated
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Folder   14
Blair, Mary, Correspondence, 1938, 1947
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Folder   34
Brookfield Players, Correspondence, 1932
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Folder   8
Contracts and Agreements, 1924
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Folder   9-11
Contracts and Agreements, 1926-1929
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Folder   5
Contracts and Correspondence, Dream Play, 1924-1926
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Folder   6
Contracts and Correspondence, Fashion, 1924-1939
Box   2
Folder   1
Contracts, Correspondence, Receipts, 1926
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Folder   3
Cook, George Cram, Photographs, undated
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Folder   12
Cook, Nilla Cram, Correspondence, 1927, 1931-1932
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Folder   4
Cook, Nilla Cram, Photographs, undated
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Folder   25
Correspondence, 1931
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Folder   13
Correspondence, 1936
Box   7
Folder   2
Cummings, E. E., Playbills, undated
Box   2
Folder   27
Cummings, E. E., Prompt Scripts, undated
Box   7
Folder   1
Cummings, E. E., Summary Listing of Scenes, undated
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Folder   29-30
Financial Reports, 1924-1926
Box   2
Folder   35
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Diary, 1926
Box   6
Folder   13
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Photographs, Colleagues, undated
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Folder   2
Garrick Building Company, Contracts, 1929
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Folder   28
Garrick Theatre, Estimated Budget, 1929-1930
Box   2
Folder   53
Garrick Theatre, Playbills, 1929-1930
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Folder   15
Glaspell, Susan, Correspondence, 1924-1925
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Folder   3
Green, Paul, Contracts, 1927
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Folder   16
Green, Paul, Correspondence, 1932
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Folder   36
Green, Paul, Diary, Playbill, Photographs, 1932
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Folder   37
Investments, Preferred Stockholders, 1924-1926, undated
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Folder   38
Johnson, Hall, Run Little Children, 1933
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Folder   17
Jones, Edmund Robert, Correspondence, 1926, 1937, undated
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Folder   18
Kenton, Edna, Correspondence, 1924
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Folder   19
Light, James, Correspondence, 1930, undated
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Folder   55
Lists of Productions and Subscription Forms, 1922, 1924, 1927-1929
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Folder   4
Liveright, Horace B., Contracts, 1927
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Folder   45
Madden, Richard, Agreement, 1928
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Folder   20
Macgowan, Kenneth, Correspondence, undated
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Folder   21
Marrow, Macklin, Correspondence, 1927
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Folder   7
Matthias, Rita, Contracts and Correspondence, 1923-1925
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Folder   40
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1925-1927, 1929
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Folder   22
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1940, 1954-1955, undated
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Folder   3
Music and Song Sheets, undated
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Folder   41
Newell, Willard, "History of the Drama," undated
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Folder   42
Newspaper Clippings, 1926, 1929
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Folder   23
O'Neill, Agnes, Correspondence, undated
Box   2
Folder   24
O'Neill, Eugene, Correspondence, To M. Eleanor Fitzgerald and Pauline Turkel, 1924-1925, 1929, undated
Box   2
Folder   43-44
O'Neill, Eugene, Play Script, undated
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Folder   46
Playbill, 1919
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Folder   47-51
Playbills, 1923-1929
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Folder   52
Playbills, Listing, 1923-1924, 1924-1925, undated
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Folder   54
Press List and Theatre Statement, 1939, undated
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Folder   4
Proposed Budget, 1925-1926
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Folder   56
Seating Diagrams, undated
Box   2
Folder   26
Young, Stark, Correspondence, 1933, 1936, undated
Series: 3. Family and Personal Files, 1916-1955
Scope and Content Note: The bulk of the Family and Personal Files contains material about the period 1890 to 1950. The focus of this file includes an account and date book, correspondence with her brothers Arthur and Judson, her sister, Cora, and the last letter sent to Fitzgerald by her mother, Ada. The series also includes a penciled hand-written four page biography on Fitzgerald, a 1906 farewell book with messages from her colleagues at Seventh Day Adventist sanatoria, Fitzgerald's passports from the 1920s, and photographs of her family.

Miscellaneous material in this series includes cancelled mortgage deeds and maps of the property Fitzgerald owned in Sherman, Connecticut, and photographs of Fitzgerald and her colleagues at the Seventh Day Adventist sanatoria where she worked in the late 1890s and early 1900s.
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Folder   1
Account Book, 1948-1949, 1951
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Folder   2
Bills and Expenditures, 1947-1952
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Folder   7
Fitzgerald, Ada, Correspondence, 1916
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Folder   8
Fitzgerald, Arthur, Correspondence, 1930, 1932-1933, 1935
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Folder   9
Fitzgerald, Cora, Correspondence, 1930, 1938-1941, 1944-1948, undated
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Folder   19
Fitzgerald, Cora, Certificate of Death, 1948
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Folder   10
Fitzgerald Family, Correspondence, 1938-1939, 1949, undated
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Folder   26
Fitzgerald Family, Genealogy, undated
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Folder   5
Fitzgerald Family, Photographs, 1958, undated
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Folder   11
Fitzgerald, Judson, Correspondence, 1948-1951
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Folder   3
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Biography, [1910]
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Folder   6
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, 1940
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Folder   18
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Farewell Book, undated
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Folder   20
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Property, Sherman, Connecticut, 1943
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Folder   23
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Obituaries, 1955
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Folder   24
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Outpatient Card, 1955
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Folder   25
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Passports and Boarding Ticket, 1923, 1927-1928
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Folder   6
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Photographs, 1923-1924, undated
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Folder   17
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Property Detail, Sherman, Connecticut, Season Ticket Order, undated
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Folder   22
Guggenheim, Peggy and Vail, Laurence, Remittances, 1951-1952
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Folder   12
Job Applications, Correspondence, 1931
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Folder   5
Mattekeunk Cabin Colony, Inc., Capital Stock, 1922
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Folder   13
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1923-1928, undated
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Folder   14
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1941-1942, 1947, 1949, 1952
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Folder   15
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1954-1955
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Folder   16
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, undated
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Folder   21
Miscellaneous, Images and Printed Materials, 1917, 1920, undated
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Folder   11
Miscellaneous, Photographs, 1930, undated
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Folder   4
Mortgage Deeds, 1936, 1948, 1951
Box   6
Folder   15
Seventh-Day Adventist and Chautauqua, Photographs, undated
Series: 4. Pauline Turkel Files, 1918-1976
Scope and Content Note: The bulk of the Pauline Turkel Files contains material about the period 1899 to 1987. This file focuses on correspondence between Turkel and Fitzgerald, as well as correspondence to and from the Fitzgerald family. Also included are correspondences about Fitzgerald's death and contributions to the manuscript In Memory of Fitzi. Included are signed original letters of the contributions made by Djuna Barnes, Malcolm Cowley, E. E. Cummings, Trixie Martin, Erwin Piscator, and Edmund Wilson.

The series also includes information about the political activities of Turkel in the period 1910s and early 1920s and her involvement in the International Workers' Defense League, and the American Labor Alliance for Trade Relations with Russia.
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Folder   1
American Labor Alliance, Correspondence, 1921
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Folder   2-4
Fitzgerald Family, Correspondence, 1954-1961
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Folder   5
Fitzgerald Family, Correspondence, Will and Testament, 1963, 1964
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Folder   13
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, 1944, 1954
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Folder   6
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Turkel, Pauline, 1954
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Folder   7
Fitzgerald, M. Eleanor, Correspondence, Turkel, Pauline, 1955
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Folder   8
International Workers' Defense League, Correspondence, 1918
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Folder   9-10
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1954-1956
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Folder   11
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1957, 1962-1964, 1974, 1976
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Folder   12
Turkel, Pauline, Correspondence, Jenkins, Susan, 1955
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Folder   14
Turkel, Pauline, In Memory of Fitzi, Booklet, 1956
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Folder   15
Turkel, Pauline, In Memory to Fitzi, Manuscript 1955-1956
Series: 5. Mischa Lèon Files, 1917-1927
Scope and Content Note: The bulk of the Mischa Lèon Files contains material about the period 1918 to 1927. Lèon, a tenor trained in Cophenhagen, toured Europe, worked in Paris and came to the United States in 1924. The file focuses on contracts, concert programs, correspondences to Fitzgerald, notebook containing lyrics from songs, press clippings, and photographs of Lèon and one of his sons.
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Folder   1
Announcements and Concert Programs, 1918, 1925-1926, undated
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Folder   4
Correspondence, 1924
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Folder   3
Correspondence, Contracts, 1921-1926, undated
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Folder   2
Lèon, Mischa, Application to Reenter the United States, 1924
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Folder   6
Lèon, Mischa, Diary, 1926
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Folder   8
Lèon, Mischa, Newspaper Clippings, undated
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Folder   10
Lèon, Mischa, Pen Drawing, undated
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Folder   10
Lèon, Mischa, Photographs, 1917, undated
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Folder   5
Lèon, Mischa, Postcard, 1926
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Folder   7
Miscellaneous, Correspondence, 1926-1927
Box   5
Folder   11-13
Newspaper Clippings, 1921-1926
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Folder   14
Newspaper Clippings, undated
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Folder   15
Proposal, Establish Art Theatre, undated
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Folder   9
Song Lyrics, undated