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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin
RLIN number: NXCP87-A22
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Teacher of sociology, Washington University, 1906-09; pioneering work in probation, social and political reform movements, St. Louis, 1906-17; pacifist organizations in New York (N.Y.), conscientious objectors, Free Speech League, Theodore Schroeder; American Civil Liberties Union: formation and development, 1920-50, cooperation with other organizations, defense policies, publicity tactics, relations with New Deal; celebrated cases: Mooney-Billings, Scottsboro, Sacco-Vanzetti; contact with anarchists; Industrial Workers of the World, 1910-20; William D. Haywood; Negro rights; Indian independence movement, India League; travel abroad and work for international agencies, 1924-54; visits to Russia, postwar Japan, Korea, and Germany.
Extent: Transcript: 666 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia Univeristy in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884-1981
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1884
Speaker occupation: Political reformer
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Phillips, Harlan B.
Organizations discussed: American Civil Liberties Union, 1920-; Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Civil Liberties Union, 1920-; Civil rights; North America; Pacifism; Race relations--United States; Social problems--United States; Twentieth century; United States; Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Topics discussed - Other terms: Baldwin, Roger Nash, 1884-1981; India League of America; Industrial Workers of the World; Reformers; Sacco-Vanzetti case
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017964-13407