Historical Note

Scope and Content

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Acquisition Info

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Preliminary Guide to the Silver Shirt Legion of America Washington State Division Records



Manuscript Collection No.: 3242
Accession No.: 3242-004
Creator: Silver Shirt Legion of America. Washington State Division , creator
Title: Silver Shirt Legion of America Washington State Division records
Date Span: 1933-1940
Quantity: .37 cubic foot (3 reels microfilm)
Languages: Collection materials are in English.




Historical Note

The Silver Shirt Legion of America was founded by William Dudley Pelley (1890-1965) in 1933. The parent organization began as Silver Shirts of America, was later renamed Silver Legion of America and, in 1934, became Silver Shirt Legion of America. State liason office was Orville W. Roundtree.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, notes, and other records of a liaison office for this right-wing political organization and of liaison officer Orville W. Roundtree.

Restrictions on Access

Access restricted: For terms of access,contact Special Collections.

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info

Filmed from originals loaned by Mr. and Mrs. Orville Roundtree, 5/1/1965.

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Subject Terms

Personal Names:
Bauer, Ruth.
Clark, Frank W.
Crow, Isaac R.
Hillis, Ruth Coffee.
Husby, Peter.
Kling, Jesse B.
Pelley, William Dudley.
Roundtree, Orville W., creator.
Talpey, Alfred H. E.
Towner, Elwood A. (Chief Red Cloud)
Zachary, Thompson Roy.
Organizations:
American Gentile Protective Association.
American Monetary Reform Association.
Christian Party (U.S.)
Liberty Party (Spokane, Wash.)
National Liberty Party.
Pelley Publishers.
Silver Shirt Legion of America. Washington State Division--Archives.
Last modified: March 1, 2013
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