Workers' Defense League Records

Accession Number: 
LR000408
Userestrict: 
Several boxes require a signed Restricted Use Statement before they can be seen and boxes 173-182, 238-245 are closed.
Extent: 
136.25 linear feet (274 MB, 1 OS), 19 microfilm reels
Date: 
1935-1971

This collection of correspondence, press releases, newspaper clippings, speeches, trial briefs and transcripts, and published pamphlets and leaflets, thoroughly documents the Worker's Defense League's efforts to obtain justice for labor organizers, government critics, victims of racial and economic discrimination, and conscientious objectors, through established, legal processes.

Series V: Farm Workers, Migrant Workers, Sharecroppers and their Unionization, Boxes 154 to 172 available only on microfilm.

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