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Collection Details


Collection Name: Twentieth-Century Radicalism in Minnesota Oral History Project
Repository Name: Minnesota Historical Society. Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
Local Identifier: OH 30
URL: http://www.mnhs.org/collections/oralhistory/radicalism.htm
Dates Spanned: 1972-1989
Description: These 70 interviews document the role of left-wing radicalism in shaping Minnesota's political culture. Radicals who were active in the decades up to 1960 were interviewed, including men and women, members of various left-wing political parties and unaffiliated activists, artists, organizers and WPA workers. 37 interviews were generated between 1986 and 1989 as part of the Radicalism Project at the Minnesota Historical Society, under project director Carl Ross. 33 interviews were transcribed from previously collected interviews by Sal Salerno, Steven Trimble, Thomas O'Connell, Hyman Berman and others and added to the project.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 70
Broad Subjects: U.S. Politics; Politics
ASP Subjects: Minnesota; Oral history; Peace movements; Radicalism--Minnesota; United States
Other Subjects: Protests
Collection Code: OHC0002090