Albert Goldman Papers, 1940-1959

Summary Information

Title: Albert Goldman Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1940-1959

  • Goldman, Albert
Call Number: Micro 434

Quantity: 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Albert Goldman, a Chicago lawyer who was a member of the Communist Party, the Socialist Workers Party, and the Workers Party and who was jailed under provisions of the Smith Act in 1944. The collection consists of correspondence, 1941-1959, with letters of note from Roger Baldwin, Max Eastman, and James T. Farrell. Half of the correspondence dates from 1948 and concerns the Workers Party, socialism, and Goldman's efforts to be reinstated to the bar. There are also briefs concerning the Minneapolis sedition case and his disbarment, a copy of a security hearing involving his sister, notes made by Goldman at the time of the sedition trial, and related research, clippings, and a pamphlet written by Goldman.

Language: English

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