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American Committee of Minneapolis Collection M/A 2000.93.01

Creator:American Committee of Minneapolis.
Title: American Committee of Minneapolis Collection
Dates:1919
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library

History

Organized in 1919. The purpose of the committee was to fight against socialism through every channel possible. It was composed of citizens from all walks of life. James H. Ellison was chairman. The educational campaign included public speakers and circulation of literature. This campaign hoped to maintain and encourage better citizenship by furthering a better understanding of the government and the capitalist system. The group provided speakers and published and distributed many pamphlets.


Description of Collection

One box of material from primarily 1919. Collection consists of several articles, various pamphlets, a description of the organization, and a sample membership application. Some authors of the papers and pamphlets are; F. G. R. Gordon, Peter W. Collins, Rev. Marion D. Shutter, Josiah Fenton, and Ernest Brier.


Subject Headings

Subjects

Patriotism -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.
Socialism.
Socialists -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis.

Table of Contents


Description of Organization -- Box 1, Folder 1
Membership papers -- Box 1, Folder 2
Bound articles "How the Socialists Love One Another" -- Box 1, Folder 3
Bound articles "How the Socialists Love One Another" -- Box 1, Folder 4
Bound articles "Questions for Socialists" -- Box 1, Folder 5
Bound articles "Saving the World Next December" -- Box 1, Folder 6
Bound articles "Socialism in Germany" -- Box 1, Folder 7
Pamphlets -- Box 1, Folder 8
Pamphlets -- Box 1, Folder 9


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