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|Named Person:||James Patrick Cannon; Farrell Dobbs; Gerald L K Smith; Myra Tanner Weiss|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Chester; Anne Chester; George Clarke
|Description:||1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes) and. 3 reels of microfilm (35mm)|
The speeches and writings primarily document reports, speeches, and educational classes dealing with Stalinism, fascism, the Russian Revolution, and other aspects of party history and philosophy. Also represented are remarks by James P. Cannon, Farrell Dobbs, George Clarke, and Anne Chester. Correspondence and subject files document activities in the San Francisco branch of the SWP from the 1940s to the 1970s, local labor conditions, opposition to Gerald L. K. Smith, and the student strike at San Francisco State University, 1968-1969. There are also folders of SWP songs and skits, campaign literature of SWP candidate Myra Tanner Weiss, and a small amount of material pertaining to Chester's work as a set designer under the name Robert Chertov for the WPA Theatre.
- Cannon, James Patrick, -- 1890-1974.
- Dobbs, Farrell.
- Smith, Gerald L. K. -- (Gerald Lyman Kenneth), -- 1898-1976.
- Weiss, Myra Tanner.
- San Francisco State University -- Student strike, 1968-1969.
- Socialist Workers Party.
- WPA Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
- Socialism and education -- United States.
- San Francisco (Calif.)