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Loretta Starvus Stack oral history
Labor Archives and Research Center
Kendall, Lucille
Stack, Loretta Starvus, 1913-2000
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
San Francisco State University, Labor Archives and Research Center
California Revealed from Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
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Smith Act Defendant and Communist Party member discusses working-class childhood in Willimantic, Connecticut; her time with the party; and imprisonment as one of Smith Act defendants in 1951. Discusses the conditions of being jailed with the other female defendants, the strategy of their legal defense, and her feelings of the Communist Party USA's New York leadership going "underground" after the Smith Act arrests.
Audio cassette
Oral histories
17 Tapes of 17
Oral History Collection
csfst_000037_t1; csfst_000037_t2; csfst_000037_t3; csfst_000037_t4; csfst_000037_t5; csfst_000037_t6; csfst_000037_t7; csfst_000037_t8; csfst_000037_t9; csfst_000037_t10; csfst_000037_t11; csfst_000037_t12; csfst_000037_t13; csfst_000037_t14; csfst_000037
Communism--United States
Communist Trial, New York, N.Y., 1952-1953
Communist trials--New York (State)
Communists--United States--Interviews
Communist Party of the United States of America
New York (N.Y.)
Willimantic (Conn.)
Labor Archives and Research Center, J. Paul Leonard Library, San Francisco State University
California Revealed is supported by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

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