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|Document Type:||Archival Material|
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Arthur Le Sueur
|Notes:||Related materials: A small unprocessed addition is cataloged separately.|
|Description:||6.0 cu. ft. (14 boxes and 2 packages).|
Included is information on the People's College; on the Socialist, Communist, Farmer Labor, and Progressive parties; on politics and government in Minnesota and North Dakota; on banking, the Bank of North Dakota, currency, agricultural economics, labor, and unemployment; on the organization of the National Nonpartisan League, its internal conflicts, and its attitude toward World War I; and on protection of the civil rights of political and racial minorities.
Present too are Le Sueur's legal files (2 ft.) on cases against Nonpartisan League leaders (1919-1922), on attempted deportation of communists (1920-1928), on the North Dakota Montana Wheat Growers Association (mainly 1932-1934), on a 1933 Minneapolis garment workers' strike, and on attempts to rescind St. Paul and Minneapolis telephone rate increases (1929-1941); and articles (ca. 1917-19l8) by Thorstein Veblen on farm laborers.
Correspondents include Elmer A. Benson, J. A. A. Burnquist, Judson King of the National Popular Government League, William Langer, Hjalmar Petersen, Karl F. M. Sandberg, Lucien Sanial, Harold E. Stassen, and Nonpartisan League leaders Henry G. Teigan and Arthur C. Townley.