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Preliminary Guide to the Communist Party of the United States of America, Washington State District Records
1919-2003



Manuscript Collection No.: 4901
Creator: Communist Party of the United States of America (Wash.) , creator
Title: Communist Party of the United States of America, Washington State District Records
Date Span: 1919-2003
Quantity: 8.93 cubic feet (12 boxes)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

The Washington State arm of the Communist Party of the United States of America actively supported the labor, civil rights, and anti-war movements.

Arrangement

Arranged into three accessions by date of receipt.

Scope and Content

Administrative files, campaign files, committee files, conference files, correspondence, agendas, minutes, biographical features, notes, subject files, clippings, newsletters, ephemera, photographs, audiocassettes, videocassettes; 1919-2003.

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Processing Info

Processing levels vary. Contact the repository for details.


Inventory

  
Accession No. 4901-001
Communist Party of the United States of America, Washington State District Records , 1972-2001
0.42 cubic feet (1 box)
Scope and Content
Primarily files from campaigns of various Communist Party candidates, especially B.J. Mangaoang, for public office in Washington State and nationally. Also includes statements on various issues, clippings, handbills, and photographs; 1972-2001.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Received from the Washington State Communist Party, October 1, 2001.
Processing Info
Processed in 2002.
Other Finding Aids
Inventory in the repository.

  
Accession No. 4901-002
Communist Party of the United States of America, Washington State District Records , 1942-2002
3.84 cubic feet (5 boxes)
Scope and Content
Biographical information and memorial tributes to individual Pacific Northwest members, notebooks of agendas and other meeting content, subject series, including ephemera, clippings, photographs. Includes sound and video cassettes in the individual files and separately. Also includes a personal papers subgroup on Earl George, Seattle longshoremen and CP member, and another comprised of records, bulk 1983-1989, especially draft work plans and newsletters (Partyline), kept by Marc Brodine; 1942-2002.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Received from the Washington State Communist Party, February 14 and August 12, 2003.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.

Photographs were relocated to the Communist Party of the United States of America Photograph Collection, PH 2005-039, in 2003.

Other Finding Aids
Container list in the repository.

  
Accession No. 4901-003
Communist Party of the United States of America, Washington State District Records , 1919-2003
4.67 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Scope and Content
Administrative files; 1919-2003.
Includes correspondence, reports, minutes, agendas, notes, committee files, conference files, biographical features, clippings, photographs, audio cassettes, videocassettes and related materials documenting the activities of the Washington State chapter of the Communist Party.
Restrictions on Access
Open to all users.
Acquisition Info
Received from the Washington State Communist Party, August 1, 2005.
Processing Info
Processing Level 1.
BoxDate
Administrative Records
1Economic Bill of Rights; Photographs1970-1992
1D. Mugacirca 1979-1981
1Plans of Work1981-1988
1Party Line1972-2001
2 folders
1Northwest People's School1983-1985
1Marxist Scholars Conference1986
1Martinez Jobs Bill1994-1998
1Loyalty Oath1956-1974
1Labor School1947-1991
1KKK/Far Right1980-1981
1The Drug Epidemic (Report); Logos1989
1Industrial Concentration in Washington1967-1986
1Environment1989-1993
1State Ideological Conference1989
1Party History Washington State1938, undated
1Hanford, Washington1987-1988
1Foreign Born Committee (Northern Light Newsletter)1961
1Folk Arts Festival - Labor's1997
1FBI - Visit By1987
1Far Right1980-1999
1Washington State CPUSA Statements, etc.1981-1996
1Cartoonsundated
1Canwell1997-1998
1Black Panthers1969-circa 1976
1Anti-Communism1946-1998
3 folders
1Anti-Apartheid1983-1986
1Correspondence1983-1993
1Affirmative Action1985-1999
1-2Untitled1956-1990
2 folders
2Untitled1947-1966
2Photographsundated, 1995
2Pictures1957-1998
2Photographs1959, undated
2Photographs1997, undated
3 folders
2Audio Cassette1990
2Pictures2002, undated
2 folders
2Photographs1964-1983
2United Farm Workers Boycotts1986, undated
2Associated Press Photograph of Hazel Wolf1999
2Photographscirca 1970-1979
2Strikecirca 1960-1979
2Photographscirca 1960-1986
2Photographs of Community Party Faces and Placescirca 1970-1989
2Photographs of Elmer Allencirca 1970-1979
2PWW Picnics Photographs1965-1995
2 folders
2Photographs of Vietnam Protestscirca 1960s-1970s
2Untitled1975-1989
2Untitled1952-1969
2 folders
2Untitled1966-1985
2Washington State1972
3Minutes1995
3Minutes, Opening Remarks, Report1996
3Notes1998
3Agenda, Minutes2001
3Untitled1979, undated
3Agendas, Minutes, Notes1982-1993
3Miscellaneous Districts in the Southwest, King County, Tacomacirca 1970-1989
3Photographs, Noteundated
3Washington State1969
3Library Cards1948-1983
3VHS Tape1994
3USSR1973
3Untitled1982-2002
3Indian2000-2001
3Native American Indian1983-1998
3Untitled1937-2000
3Native American1985-1986
3Native American Economy1985
3Makah1998-1999
3District1987
3Untitled1995, undated
3Native American1970
3COOP - PDW, Communist Party Convention Displaycirca 1980-1989
3Workers Photographs: Elmer Allen, Earl George & "Official"circa 1970-1984
3Picturescirca 1970-1989
3Ruckert1987, undated
3Repressioncirca 1961-1975
3Native American Struggles1971-1984
3Portraitundated
3"Official" Pictures of of Washington State Scenescirca 1960-1989
3Pennock1953
3Manuscriptundated
3Un-American Activities in Washington State (Reports)1948
2 bound reports
3The Post-Intelligencer (Newspaper)1919
3Photographs of Angela Davis1984
4Photographs of Identified Peoplecirca 1950-1989
2 folders
4Untitled1983
4Proposals, Notes1999
4Untitled 2003, undated
4Loadline/Maritime1984-1985
4Dawgtalk1986
4Flightline1982-1990
4Progressive Clerk1986-1988
4Lifeline1983-1988
4Dawgtalk1986-1990
4Patriot Activityundated
4Untitled1973
4Norma Rader1991
4Free Angela Committee Materialscirca 1971
4Untitledcirca 1950-1989
4Robel1963-1989
4Reports, Photographs, Biographies1972-1983
4Untitled1977-1992
4Reports, Convention Materials1979-1991
4Photographs1968-1998
4Statements of Mangaoang1976-1992
4Photographscirca 1970-1979
4National Materials1972
4Northwest Rally1976
4Angela Davis & Gus Hallcirca 1976
4Northwest Media1976
4Idaho1976
4General - H-T Mediaundated
4National Election Result1972-1976
4Correspondence1976
4H. T. Hall-Davis1976-1977
4Idaho1976
4Photographs1939-1979
4Committee Files1978
4Hall-Davis1980
4Older Files1953-1971
4Notes, Reports, Minutes, Conference Proceedings1979
4Notes, Agendas, Reports, Memos, Minutes1980
4Summaries, Reports1981
4Reports, Memos, Notes, Correspondence, Clippings1982-1983
4Agendas, Reports, Article1974-1975
4Agendas, Notes, Plans, Correspondence1984
4Agendas, Minutes 1987-1995
4Internal Revenue Service1987-1998
4Washington Pension Union1960-1977
5Property Taxes1986-1995
5Seattle Business License1986-1999
5Untitled1983
5Pamphlet, Clippingundated, 1999
6Black and White Photographs    OVERSIZEundated

Subject Terms

Organizations:
Communist Party of the United States of America (Wash.)--Archives.
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