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Guide to the Emanuel Muravchik oral history interview, 2001 June

Abstract

Daniel Levinson Wilk is a historian. Muravchik was a longtime staff member of the Socialist Party of America and the Jewish Labor Committee.

Collection comprises an audiocassette tape of the oral history interview conducted by Wilk with Emanuel Muravchik while Wilk was completing his graduate work at Duke University. The interview primarily focused on Muravchik's career in the Socialist Party, particularly from the 1920s to the 1950s, and mostly in New York State. There is no transcript for the interview, and two digital files have been created from the audiocassette.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Wilk, Daniel Levinson.
Title
Emanuel Muravchik oral history interview 2001 June
Language of Materials
English
Extent
0.1 linear feet
Location
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Collection Overview

Collection comprises an audiocassette tape of the oral history interview conducted by Wilk with Emanuel Muravchik while Wilk was completing his graduate work at Duke University. The interview primarily focused on Muravchik's career in the Socialist Party, particularly from the 1920s to the 1950s, and mostly in New York State. Related topics include Muravchick's education; the process followed to place Norman Thomas on the New York State ballot as a Socialist Party candidate for the 1940 Presidential election; the relationships between socialists and communists; approaches used to build the Socialist movement; union and other organizing; as well as the impact of WWII on the movement and its leaders. Among the noted persons mentioned was J. Edgar Hoover. There is no transcript for the interview, and two digital files have been created from the audiocassette.

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Contents of the Collection

Oral history interview audiocassette, 2001
Folder 1

Historical Note

Daniel Levinson Wilk is a historian. Emanuel Muravchik was a longtime staff member of the Socialist Party of America and the Jewish Labor Committee.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Emanuel Muravchik oral history interview, 2001 June, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

Purchase, 2001

Processing Information

Processed by: Alice Poffinberger, November 2010

Encoded by: Alice Poffinberger, July 2011

Accession(s) described in this finding aid: 2003-0154

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.