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

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.