Front cover image for John Toussaint Bernard papers, 1934-1973

John Toussaint Bernard papers, 1934-1973

Correspondence and clippings (mainly 1936-1956) on Bernard's activities as a labor union organizer, a participant in antifascist and civil liberties groups, and as U.S. congressman (Farmer-Labor Party) from Minnesota's eighth district (1937-1939). Includes material concerning his support of the Loyalists during the Spanish Civil War, his lone vote against the Spanish arms embargo (1937), and his work with the Steel Workers Organizing Committee of the CIO (1937-1942) and with the United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America (1943-1954). Correspondents include Irene Paull, Jerry O'Connell, and Vito Marcantonio
Archival Material, English, 1934