File MS-2-232, Box 1, Folder 77 - Textbook Commission to Eliminate Anti-Semitic Statements in American Textbooks clippings and correspondence

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Textbook Commission to Eliminate Anti-Semitic Statements in American Textbooks clippings and correspondence

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MS-2-232, Box 1, Folder 77

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  • 1943-1946 (Creation)

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21 leaves of textual records : facsimiles ; 22 x 27 cm or smaller

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(1892-1974)

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File contains facsimiles of newspaper clippings related to Kenneth Leslie's "Textbook Commission to Eliminate Anti-Semitic Statements in American Textbooks", collected between 1943 and 1946. File includes facsimiles of articles from The Catholic News, Our Sunday Visitor, American Glass Review, The Portland Scribe, among others. File also includes a "Declaration of Principles of the Textbook Commission to Eliminate Anti-Semitic Statements in American Textbooks" broadside; facsimile of a letter sent by John Edgar Hoover to Ben Richardson (of The Protestant) dated December 27, 1945; facsimile correspondence between Richardson and Arthur Lourie of the American Zionist Emergency Council; a facsimile of a letter from L.M. Birkhead (National Director of Friends of Democracy Inc.) to Mrs. F.H. Gray (regarding The Protestant), a three-page letter by Jules Cohen of the Brooklyn Jewish Community Council on the subject of an "observers report on the 'Protestant' rally of March 21, 1946"; and facsimiles of an anti-Semitic poster from the German American Vocational League and an anti-Semitic advertisement for a Henry Ford publication.

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Previously housed in folder "I-3" at accession.

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