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Ginsburg (John) Papers, 1934-1946
MSS 73  
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Description
This is a nine item collection of correspondence and writings of John Ginsburg. The IN correspondence is from the Communist Party and Peoples World. Ginsburg was critical of the positions taken by the American Communist Party during World War Two. The materials cover Ginsburgs criticism and responses to it.
Background
The Library has no biographical information on John Ginsburg, but the collection indicates he was a member of the Communist Party in Los Angeles and had severe criticisms of their political positions during World War Two. Ginsburg wrote to the Daily Worker and the People's World voicing his objections to Communist Party actions. He apparently wrote at length on this subject and offered his own alternative proposals, some of which are in the collection.
Extent
1 folder

Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research. Researchers may make single copies of any portion of the collection, but publication from the collection will be allowed only with the express written permission of the Library's director. It is not necessary to obtain written permission to quote from a collection. When the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research gives permission for publication, it is as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
The collection is available for research only at the Library's facility in Los Angeles. The Library is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Researchers are encouraged to call or email the Library indicating the nature of their research query prior to making a visit.