Register of the Milly Bennett Papers, 1915-1960

Processed by Grace M. Hawes; machine-readable finding aid created by James Lake
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Register of the Milly Bennett Papers, 1915-1960

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Grace M. Hawes
Date Completed:
1985
Encoded by:
James Lake
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Milly Bennett Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1915-1960
Collection number: 82073
Creator: Bennett, Milly, 1900-1960.
Collection Size: 21 manuscript boxes, 1 album box, 24 envelopes (12.5 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoirs, news dispatches, other writings, correspondence, clippings, and photographs, relating to political conditions in China, social conditions in the Soviet Union, the Spanish Civil War, and journalism in the United States.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Milly Bennett papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1982.

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Access Points

Journalism--United States.
China.
China--History--Republic, 1912-1949.
Spain.
Spain--History--Civil War, 1936-1939.
Soviet Union.
Russia (Federation)
Soviet Union--Social conditions.
United States.
Journalists.

Biographical Note

1900 May 22 Born, San Francisco, California
1915 Graduate, Girls High School, San Francisco
1915-1917 Attended University of Hawaii
1917-1921 Reporter, The Daily News, San Francisco
1921 Married Mike Mitchell
1921-1926 Reporter, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Honolulu, Hawaii
1926 Divorced from Mike Mitchell
1926-1927 Editor, Chung-Mei News Agency, Peking, China

Assistant Editor, Peoples Tribune, Hankow, China
1927-1931 Reporter, The Daily News, San Francisco; Scripps-Howard News Service; United Press; Newspaper Enterprise Association
1931 (ca.) Married Evgeni Konstantinov, Moscow, U.S.S.R.
1931-1935 Reporter, Moscow Daily News
1931-1936 Resident, U.S.S.R.
1935-1936 Reporter, Newspaper Enterprise Association; The New York Times; International News Service
1936-1937 Reporter from Spain for Associated Press, United Press, London Times

Staff member, English-language section, Press and Propaganda Service, Foreign Ministry, Spanish Popular Front Government
1937 Married Hans Amlie
1938 Returned to the United States
1960 Died
Milly Bennett was the pseudonym of Mildred Jacqueline Bremler, who also wrote under her married names, Mildred Mitchell and Mildred Amlie

Series Description

Box 1

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1919-1942

Additional Note

Memorabilia, newspaper articles, souvenirs belonging to Milly Bennett and her three husbands, Mike Mitchell, Evgeni Konstantinov, and Hans Amlie, arranged chronologically
Boxes 1-5

CORRESPONDENCE, 1926-1956

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent
Box 5

COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE, 1927-1944

Scope and Content Note

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by writer of correspondence
Boxes 6-14

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1917 -ca. 1956

Additional Note

Newspaper articles, drafts, magazine articles, book manuscripts, and research materials in holograph, typescript, carbon copies, and processed form, arranged chronologically, alphabetically and in order of appearance (series)
Box 15

COLLECTED WRITINGS, 1917 -ca. 1941

Additional Note

Writings of other authors, including typescript, holograph, and autographed manuscripts, arranged alphabetically by name of writer
Boxes 16-19

SUBJECT FILE, 1921-1942

Additional Note

Reports, printed matter, press releases, arranged alphabetically and chronologically
Box 20

PRINTED MATTER

Additional Note

Originals of newspaper articles by and about Milly Bennett, photocopies of which are filed in the collection
82073 - 10.A-V

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL

Additional Note

503 prints / 5 albums / 32 negatives / 186 post cards

Container List

 

BIOGRAPHICAL FILE, 1919-1942

Box 1, Folder 1

General

Folder 2

High school diploma and yearbook

Folder 3

Magazine article, "Heroes of Labor," Time, December 16, 1935, quoting Milly Bennett

Folder 4

Membership cards, ads for speeches, press passes, identity cards

 

Newspaper articles about Milly Bennett

Folder 5

1919

Folder 6

ca. 1921 - Marriage of Milly Bennett and Mike Mitchell

Folder 7

1927 - Arrest in China

Folder 8

1928 - Experiences in China

Folder 9

1929 - Writing career

Folder 10

1932 - Experiences in the Soviet Union

Folder 11

1933 - Milly Bennett's interview with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontaine

Folder 12

1936 - Izvestia and Pravda articles, November

Folder 13

1938 - Milly Bennett and Hans Amlie in Spain and their marriage

Folder 14

1942 - Speaking engagements

Folder 15

O.G.P.U. - Document on arrest of Milly Bennett's second husband, Evgeni Konstantinov, 1934 (in Russian)

Folder 16

Outline of Milly Bennett's career

Folder 17

Safe conduct passes for Milly Bennett in Spain

Folder 18

Souvenirs belonging to Hans Amlie, including calling cards, Spanish money, and safe conduct passes

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1926-1956

 

Unidentified

Box 1, Folder 19

Undated

Folder 20

1927-1928

Folder 21

1930-1933

Box 2, Folder 1

1930-1933

Folder 2

1934

Folder 3

1935

Folder 4

1936-1940

Folder 5

1941-1944

Folder 6

Abramson, S. H., 1937

Folder 7

Allan, Bill and Seema, ca. 1934

Folder 8

Allen, Robert S., 1938

Folder 9

Amlie, Hans, 1938-1944

Folder 10

Amlie, Paul J., 1938-1944

Folder 11

Arthur, Chester A., 1942

Folder 12

Baillie, Constance, n.d.

Folder 13

Ballantine, Betty, 1939-1940

Folder 14

Barnes, Esther, 1941

Folder 15

Benet, Frances Rose, 1937

Folder 16

Bliven, Bruce, 1939

Folder 17

Bremler, Mrs. (mother of Milly Bennett), 1926

Folder 18

Bridges, Billie, n.d.

Folder 19

Buckley, Edmund, 1941-1943

Folder 20

Bullitt, William C., 1940

Folder 21

Burkhards, William, ca. 1930

Folder 22

Burnett, James, Sir, n.d.

Folder 23

Burton, Wallace, 1931-1932

Folder 24

Burton, Wilbur (?), 1926-1927

Folder 25

California State Board of Prison Directors, 1929

Folder 26

California State Relief Administration, 1940

Folder 27

Copeland, A. R., Mrs., 1943

Folder 28

Cornwell, Warren, 1942-1943

Folder 29

Cowley, Malcolm, 1939

Folder 30

Dalyrymple, Martha, n.d.

Folder 31

Detro, Agnes, 1938-1943

Folder 32

Dodd, Martha (?), 1939-1940

Folder 33

Dooling, Mary, n.d.

Folder 34

Douning, Myrtle, 1948

Folder 35

Edmundson, Charles, 1943

Folder 36

French, Lucille, 1939-1942

Folder 37

Friends of Democracy, Inc., 1944

Folder 38

Fuqua, Stephen O., 1940-1942

Folder 39

Garoffolo, Vincent, 1943

Folder 40

Givens, Alice, n.d.

Folder 41

Goodall, Donald, 1939

Folder 42

Gould, Grace, ca. 1935

Folder 43

Gould, Randall, n.d., 1940

Folder 44

Greene, Abel, 1937

Folder 45

Hall, L., n.d.

Folder 46

Hampel, "Sis", 1938-1942

Folder 47

Hawkins, Maurice, 1938

Folder 48

Herbst, Jo, 1943

Folder 49

Hoover Library, 1940-1943

Folder 50

International Labor Defense, 1931

Folder 51

International News Service, 1936

Box 3, Folder 1

James, Bessie L., 1938

Folder 2

James, Edwin L., 1940

Folder 3

Jones, George S., 1943

Folder 4

Jones, R. M., n.d.

Folder 5

Kennedy, Edward, 1939-1941

Folder 6

Klutts, Henry and Dot, 1941-1942

Folder 7

Knoblaugh, Ed, 1941

 

Konstantinov, Evgeni Vasilivich (Zhenya)

Folder 8

Undated

Folder 9

1933

Folder 10-13

1934

Folder 14-15

1935

Folder 16

Logan, Milla, ca. 1942

Folder 17

Magdiel, Daniel and Valborg, 1941

Folder 18

Mangan, Kate, n.d.

Folder 19

Mann, Tom (?), n.d.

Folder 20

Manson, Dan, 1941

Folder 21

Marca, Arnold, n.d.

Folder 22

Matson, Harold, 1938-1943

Folder 23

McCann, Steve and Tinka, 1956

Folder 24

McKillop, Marjorie, 1938-1944

Box 4, Folder 1

Merrick, Owen, n.d.

Folder 2

Miller, Bob and Jenny, 1937-1944

Folder 3

Montrose, Sherman and Ethel, 1945

Folder 4

Morris, Gerry, 1941

Folder 5

Muggeridge, Eric, 1939

Folder 6

Muller, Hermann, 1937

Folder 7

Murphy, ca. 1938

Folder 8

National League of American Pen Women, 1939

Folder 9

Ness, Roy, 1942

Folder 10

Norris, Charles and K., n.d.

Folder 11

North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy, 1937

Folder 12

O'Connor, Jim, 1940-1941

Folder 13

Offie, 1937

Folder 14

Olson, Culbert, 1941

Folder 15

Parker, Dorothy, 1937

Folder 16

Phillips, Joseph B., 1942

Folder 17

Podesta, Evelyn Wells, 1941

Folder 18

Prohme, Rayna, 1927

Folder 19

Prohme, William, 1934

Folder 20

Radomsky, Sergei (?), 1937

Folder 21

Raffel, Daniel and Rosalee, 1937-1942

Folder 22

Roessner, Elmer, 1934-1937

Folder 23

Rose, Sol, 1937

Folder 24-25

Ross, C. Blake, 1929-1930

Box 5, Folder 1

Rothman, Kajsa, 1937-1943

Folder 2

San Francisco-Oakland Newspaper Guild, 1939

Folder 3

Sartain, Geraldine, 1941-1943

Folder 4

Seldes, George and Helen, 1938, n.d.

Folder 5

Shaver, J. J., Mrs. (sister of Wallace and Wilbur Burton), 1937

Folder 6

Sheean, Vincent, 1927

Folder 7

Shirer, William, 1941

Folder 8

Smith, Charles, 1931, n.d.

Folder 9

Steward, Pearl, 1939

Folder 10

Strong, Anna Louise, 1931-1944

Folder 11

Sutro, Ralph C., Mrs., 1941

Folder 12

Van Ansdal, Alvin, n.d.

Folder 13

Vanderburgh, W. W. and Rose, Drs., 1939

Folder 14

Vaughn, Peg, 1936

Folder 15

Wachtel, Marion, 1938-1941

Folder 16

Wiley, Donald and Marjorie, 1940-1942

Folder 17

Williams, Beryl, 1940

Folder 18

Williams, Spencer, 1941-1944

Folder 19

Wilson, J. E. and Mary Ann, 1939-1944

 

COLLECTED CORRESPONDENCE, 1927-1944

Box 5, Folder 20

Amlie, Hans (correspondence to and from Hans Amlie, third husband of Milly Bennett), 1937-1944

Folder 21

Amlie, Thomas, to Hans Amlie, 1938-1939

Folder 22

Besant, G. A., Jr., to all Austinites, 1931

Folder 23

Douglass, Leon F., to W. N. Burkhards, 1929

Folder 24

Fox, Charles James, to Randall Gould, 1927

Folder 25

Gould, Randall, to Rayna Prohme, 1927

Folder 26

Houser, Lionel, to Elmer Roessner, 1936

Folder 27

Prohme, William, to Dr. Kou Meng-yu, 1927

Folder 28

Sun Yat-sen, Mme, to Rayna Prohme, ca. 1927

Folder 29

Wintringham, T. H., to Robert Minor, 1937

 

SPEECHES AND WRITINGS, 1917-ca. 1956

Box 6, Folder 1

Undated holograph notes

Folder 2

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings (many with Milly Bennett's by-line), 1917-1921

Folder 3

Verses, 1917-1926

 

Articles and manuscripts by Milly Bennett

Folder 4

Undated

 

"Ah, Girls, Have You See Wilson's Doctor"

 

"Birthday Is Celebrated On Way to Prison"

 

"Child Faces Anthony With Her Story"

 

"Daily News Reporter Sits in Court of Woman Judge"

 

"Guns on Casco Hold Up Treasure Hunt"

 

"'I'm Very Well, Dear' Mrs. Wilson Tells Reporter"

 

"Orphans Shiver While Clothes are Rushed to Burned Home"

 

"Reporter Sits on Pier in Early Morn; 'Rescued' Four Times"

 

"San Quentin Visit Gives S.F. Judge New Crime Philosophy"

 

"Starvation Pay Is Cause of Rail Strike, Men Say"

 

"'Wild Westers' Arrive On Oakland Side in Night"

 

"Wilson's Envoy In City: Saw Kaiser in 1915"

 

"Writer Brands Probe of Russ A Farce"

Folder 5

1917

 

February

 

"Milly Bennett, Maid" Series (in the sequence in which they appeared, number nine is missing and the headline in number seventeen is illegible)

 

"'Milly Bennett' Gets First Job in City Home"

 

"'Milly' Quits; Seeks Work in Big Hotel"

 

"'Milly' Tries New Agency; Is Recognized"

 

"Jobless, 'Milly' Haunts Employment Bureaus"

 

"'Milly Bennett' Clashes With Stranger; Seeks Army Job"

 

"'Milly' Gets Job As Second Maid"

 

"'Milly' Quits After Day of Housework"

 

"'Milly' On New Job Overturns Bowl of Soup"

 

"'Milly' Finds Silent Service Is Difficult"

 

"'Milly' Invited to Party, Goes Through Ordeal"

 

"'Milly' Leaves Country Job; Returns Home"

 

"Send 'Milly' to Home of Acquaintance"

 

"'Milly' Almost Gets Job in Big Home"

 

"'Milly' In Berkeley Home Rebels At Cap"

 

"'Milly' Learns Proper Way To Tend Door"

 

"Beaus Are Bars to Job, 'Milly' Finds"

 

"'Milly' Goes To Work For Police Judge"

 

"'Milly Bennett' Ends Her Career As Maid"

Folder 6

June

 

"Hundreds Stranded in Berry Districts"

 

"Won't Send Boys to Farms, Say Officials"

 

1918

Folder 7

April - "'Mother' Jones Comes to Help 'Her Boy'"

Folder 8

June - Series on the California Women's Army entitled "A Soldier of the Sod"

Folder 9

November - "'Newsboy Row' Desolate; 'Mother Lillian' Stricken"

 

1919

Folder 10

April

 

"Civilized Life Palls; Pair Seek Solitude"

 

"Held Under 'Spell' Says S.F. Woman"

Folder 11

May-June, series entitled "Oneita of the Ozarks"

Folder 12

June

 

"Boy, 9, Penniless, Lives Two Weeks in City"

 

"Daughters of Syrian Banker 'Bus-Girls' Now"

 

"Fund Completed Rocca Boy Gets a New Leg"

 

"Girl Confesses Love for Herbert Law"

 

"Grant-av"

 

"Northcott Pose gone; Nerve Slips, Reporter Finds"

 

"Raid"

Folder 13

August

 

"Every One But Santa To Be Cheered Today"

 

"Find S.F. Meeting Place for 300 of Bolsheviki"

 

"Hard Luck"

 

"If 'Wheezer' Could Pitch With His Nose"

 

"Irish of America Will Aid Revolt, Says Kathleen O'Brennan"

 

"Jail Is Better Than Home, Thinks Carmelo Garcia"

 

"Oakland Judge Turns Hobo To Study Men"

 

"Thurston Says Wife Should Have Killed Him and Not Miss Kimball"

 

September

 

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage As Government Prepares to Evict Them"

 

"New Reds Will Uphold the Glory of Old Reds - McVey"

 

"Woman Leads Move for Federal Service Shop Steward Plan"

 

"Woman Wanted Clothes, Drugs; Robbed for Them"

 

"Yep! S.F. Sure Wanted to See the Fleet"

Folder 14

September-October, series on American Forces in Siberia

 

"Americans Used to Break Mine Strike in Siberia, Says Veteran"

 

"Canadian Veteran Declares He Robbed Drunken Officers Charity"

 

"Crime for U.S. to Send 'Kids' to Siberia, Claim"

 

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage As Government Prepares to Evict Them"

 

"Finds Siberia-Bound Lads Want 'To See World'"

 

"He'd Drink Before He Would Return to Siberian Service"

 

"Kopec Hill and Vodka Yanks' Only Relief in Vladivostok"

 

"Manacles Welded On Yanks, Says Veteran"

 

"Morale Is Gone, Says Siberian Soldier, Just Returned"

 

"More Men of 27th, 31st home From Siberia"

 

"Mother Walker Waits in Vain for Soldier Son"

 

"Returned Yanks Tell of 'War' in Russia"

 

"Siberian Veterans Tell Bitter Stories"

 

"Soldiers Don't Know Why They Went to Siberia"

 

"13 Trials, 1 Suicide in Month in Siberia Company"

 

"U.S. Officers in Siberia Often Drunk, He Says"

 

"Veterans Are Afraid to Talk"

 

"Vodka Drives American Soldiers Mad, Siberian Veteran Declares"

 

"'Why Are Yanks in Siberia?' Veterans Ask"

 

"Yanks In Siberia For Private Interests"

 

"Yanks In Siberia Study Maps to Find Ways to Make Their Escape"

Folder 15

November

 

"Couldn't Stand Sight of Slain Husband, Says Slayer in Prison"

 

"Home Town Paper Vendors See Life Pass on S.F. Streets"

 

"Jury Duty Proves Strenuous to 'Society'"

 

"Lou Eagan Gets Real Fund From Theaters"

 

"Verdi, World Rover, Wants To Stay in Petlama (sic)"

 

"'Waterfront Widow' Hit By Dry Laws"

 

"Women Gossip At 'Flirt Murder' Trial"

 

"You Can't Cure a Drug Victim, Declares Jim M'Quaide"

Folder 16

1920

 

March - series on Travelers Aid Society of San Francisco, in sequence in which they appeared

 

"'Husband' Is a Myth; Girl Tells Tragic Tale"

 

"Girl Victim of War Works In S.F. Millinery Shop"

 

"Girl Comes to S.F. For Joy, Finds Tragedy Waiting"

 

"Weeks Of Toil Do Not Bring Sweetheart"

 

"Finnish Strangers Lost in Strange Maze of S.F."

 

"Girl's Tragedy Turns Into Happiness"

 

"Vice Rings Foiled By 'Badge' Women"

Folder 17

1921 -September - "'Fate Made Me a Murderess,' Says Woman"

Folder 18

1922

 

March - Series

 

"Girl Reporter, With Only $5, Starts To Find Job in S.F."

 

"Girl Hunting Job, Applies to S.F. Salvation Army for Aid"

 

"Girl Reporter Finds Job First Day She Goes on Her Hunt"

 

"Milly Bennett Gets Acquainted with Girls Working in Factory"

 

August - Series

 

"Crawling Like A Dirty Bug in Heavy Dust -- That Is Weed"

 

"Men Held Like Slaves In Lumber Camps"

 

"Lumber Company Owns Towns, Keeps Peace Officials On Its Payroll"

Folder 19

1923

 

"Destitute Squatters Near Panic Stage As Government Prepares to Evict Them"

 

"A Few Words by Milly"

 

"The Kona Coast: A Place to Dream"

 

"The Kona Coast - Arcadia - A Place to Rest and Dream"

 

"Memories of Honolulu"

 

"On the Kona Coast"

 

"She Walked in Beauty and Found the True Feeling That Is Hawaii"

 

"When the Old Burg Went Mad"

Box 7, Folder 1

1926

 

"Girl Griffin, Piloted by Gay Young Blade, Fails to Find Lovely Russian in Native City"

 

"Orient Is Not So Dangerous"

 

"Sun Has Set in Far East For Foreigners: 'China For Chinese' Is Battle Cry"

 

"'Teapot Dome' Shattered by U.S. Gun Fire"

 

1927

Folder 2

April - Letter to the Editor of the Peking and Tientsin Times

Folder 3

November - Series in The San Francisco News

 

"'Butterflying' Into China's Revolt"

 

"Flames Save Milly's Life; Red Secrets Burned as Pekin Police Storm at Her Door"

 

"Hope For United China Lies in Education and Industry"

 

"Talking to the $100,000 Head"

Folder 4

1928 - Series entitled "Palmy Days" by E. J. Quillinan as told to Milly Bennett

Folder 5

1929

 

March - "Flaming Youth Old Style, Novelist Says"

 

May

 

"Failure? Man in Almshouse Is Triumphant"

 

"He Failed, But World Fails, Too, His Solace"

 

"Life's a 'Lulu' Relief Home Inmate Finds"

 

"Meekness Is One Road to a Poorhouse"

 

June

 

"Blue Blood, No Less, Flows in S.F. Poorhouse"

 

"Charity Plea in Newspaper 'Racket' Hit"

 

"Fast Horses Convey Him 'Over the Hill'"

 

"She Tumbles From Trapeze to Poorhouse"

 

"Stanford to the Ganges"

Folder 6

August - September - Trip to Central America, Venezuela, Mexico, Cuba and Colombia-carbon copy of article on the trip, answers to questions (in Spanish) presented to the President of Guatemala by Milly Bennett, copy of The Voice of the Passengers edited by Milly Bennett on board the S.S. Colombia

Folder 7

1930 (ca.)

 

"Janitor's Big Moment Comes at Court Session"

 

"Love in a Fudge Box"

 

"Mrs. Mooney Keeps Up High Heart for Son"

 

"Old West Still Lives in Lively Border Town"

 

"A Scripps Slave Spends a Profitable Morn Over Her Keys" (carbon)

 

"Vets Protest Ban on Radios at Livermore"

 

1931

Folder 8

Holograph notes

Folder 9

"Garner to Work With Hoover If Elected Speaker of House"

 

"Mrs. Rolph Is 'First Lady'"

Folder 10-13

Partial manuscript on Judge Sylvain Lazarus (presiding Judge in the Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle case and the Liu Fook case), outline, drafts, research materials, ca. 1931. This manuscript may not have been published

Box 8, Folder 1

"Prince In Tiflis," typescript of article, ca. 1931

Folder 2

"Problems of U.S. Engineers in Russia", The San Francisco Daily News, September 5

Folder 3

"China and Russia Begin Negotiations as 'War' With Japan in Manchuria Ends", The Honolulu Advertiser, December 13

 

"Russia, China to Sign New Trade Treaty Which Will Be Soviet's Great Advantage", The Honolulu Advertiser, December 20

 

1932

 

"Tragedies, Comedies Make Life In Moscow Quartiera Like Scenes From Balzac", The Honolulu Advertiser, January 4

Folder 4

Notes, verses

Folder 5

"Art for Nizhi Novgorod" draft

Folder 6

"American Girls in Red Russia" two page proofs of article for This EveryWeek Magazine, May 28-29

Folder 7

"Moscow's First American School" two page proofs of article for This EveryWeek Magazine, June 11-12

 

1933

Folder 8

Chapters, notes on Milly Bennett's experiences in the Soviet Union

Folder 9

"Reveals Forgotten Chaikovski Score", Moscow Daily News, April 5

 

"'Evgeni Onegin' Resurrected", Moscow Daily News, May 5

 

"The World's Newest Drama", Moscow Daily News, June 3

 

"A Ballet Which Youth has Created", Moscow Daily News, June 8

 

"Fairy Tales in Moscow", The Honolulu Advertiser, December 2

 

1934

Folder 10

"Big News Comes to Russia", The Nation, January 17

Folder 11

"Life of Durov" partial manuscript, research materials, ca. 1934

 

1935

Folder 12

Carbon copy of article, probably written for the Moscow Daily News, ca. 1935

Folder 13

"Soviet Russia Discovers 'Home Sweet Home'", The New York Times Magazine, November 10

Folder 14

"Russia's New Hero Sticks to Mines", The New York Times, December 8

 

1936

Folder 15

News cables to the International News Service from Milly Bennett

Folder 16

Copies of news stories for the International News Service by Milly Bennett

Box 9, Folder 1-3

1931-1936 - Typescripts, carbon copies, parts of articles, notes

 

1937

Folder 4

Typescripts, carbon copies for the Associated Press, written in Spain by Milly Bennett

Folder 5-7

Carbons, drafts, notes - Spain

Folder 8

Processed articles from Valencia, Spain

 

1938

Box 10, Folder 1

Radio interview with Milly Bennett on Chronicle "Feature Edition" Program, March 18

 

Draft, notes on radio interview conducted by Milly Bennett with her husband, Hans Amlie, KSRO, Santa Rosa, California, July 1

Folder 2

"Write a Book?", Scoop, the magazine of the Press Club of San Francisco, August

 

1940-1945 (ca.)

Folder 3

"A Bouquet for the Bride" (carbon copy)

Folder 4

"Camp Follower - 1944 Style" (draft)

Folder 5

"The Dog Collar" (draft)

Folder 6

"The Friendship Quilt" (draft)

Folder 7

"How To Lose a Ration" (draft)

Folder 8

"I Almost Lost My Head" (carbon copy)

Folder 9

Miscellaneous notes

 

1950 (ca.)

 

Untitled, incomplete manuscript on Milly Bennett's experiences in China (first draft ?)

Folder 10

Synopsis

Folder 11

Chapter 2

Folder 12

Chapter 3

Folder 13

Chapters 10-16

Folder 14

Chapters 17-21

Folder 15

Chapters 22-26

 

Untitled, incomplete manuscript on Milly Bennett's experiences in China (second draft ?)

Box 11, Folder 1

Chapters 1-5

Folder 2

Chapters 6-9

Folder 3

Chapters 16-17

Folder 4

Chapters 18-19

Folder 5

Chapters 20-22

Folder 6

Chapters 23-26

Folder 7

Miscellaneous notes, parts of chapters

 

1956 (ca.)

 

Autobiography (first draft ?)

Box 12, Folder 1

Prologue

Folder 2

Chapter 1

Folder 3

Chapter 2

Folder 4

Chapter 3

Folder 5

Chapter 4

Folder 6

Chapters 5-8

Folder 7

Chapter entitled "The End of Book"

Folder 8

Notes, parts of chapters

Folder 9

Draft, typescript with holograph notes

 

"The Girl With the Whistling Eye" autobiography, incomplete (second draft ?)

Box 13, Folder 1

Chapters 2-3

Folder 2

Chapters 5-8

Folder 3

Chapters 9-12

Folder 4

Chapters 13-17

Folder 5

Chapters 18-22

Folder 6

Chapters 23-26

Folder 7

Chapters 28-30

Folder 8

Chapters 31, 32, 35, 36, miscellaneous notes

 

The Girl With the Whistling Eye" autobiography (third draft ?)

Box 14, Folder 1

Chapters 1-5

Folder 2

Chapters 6-10

Folder 3

Chapters 11-15

Folder 4

Chapters 16-20

Folder 5

Chapters 21-25

Folder 6

Chapters 26-29

Folder 7

Chapters 30-33

Folder 8

Chapters 34-36, Postlude

 

COLLECTED WRITINGS, 1917-1941 (ca.)

Box 15, Folder 1

Amlie, Hans

 

"Friends of Humanity - Friends of Democracy"

 

"I Still Have Mine"

 

"Story of Hans Amlie" related to Leland Stowe

 

"War in Spain" (a talk by Amlie to migrant workers)

 

"War Without Love" (2 copies)

Folder 2

Bland, Henry Meade

 

"Mount Davidson Park"

 

"To John McLaren"

Folder 3

Daily News staff, San Francisco - drawings, verses, notes, 1917-1922

Folder 4

Hawkins, Ann - letters about Spain, 1938 (planned for publication)

Folder 5

Mitchell, Mike

 

Untitled

 

"Autotell of One W.K. 'Doc' Adams"

 

"Between Editions" - verses

 

"California Chronicles, or Life in the Far West"

 

"Dayton Days"

 

"Leomele Hawaii"

 

"Mitchell Tells All; Not Hit by Crutch"

 

"Searching"

 

"Song From the Chinese"

 

"When I Was in the Army"

Folder 6

Prohme, William - "Rayna Simons Prohme, A Report on the Last Months of Her Life"

Folder 7

Spender, Stephen - "Hitch-hiking in Republican Spain" (holograph)

Folder 8

Sterling, George - "The Revenge" (poem)

Folder 9

Strong, Anna Louise (manuscript on the Spanish Civil War, may not have been published)

 

Chapter I - "Why They Went"

 

Chapter II - "Where They Are"

 

Chapter III - "Training Camp - A Bit of America"

 

Chapter IV - "Battles at Jarama"

 

Chapter V - "American Base Hospital"

 

Chapter VI - "July Offensive - Madrid"

 

Chapter VII - "Wounded Men"

 

Chapter VIII - "The Taking of villa Nueva de la Canada"

 

Chapter X - "Harder Days"

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1921-1942

Box 16, Folder 1

Asia, April, May, 1927

 

California

Folder 2

The Coast, July, August, October, 1938

Folder 3

Sunset, June, 1928

 

China

Folder 4

Miscellany - Cartoon, calling cards, emblems, ca. 1927

Folder 5

Printed matter

 

Hankow Herald, July 19,1927

 

North China Standard, March 26, 1926

 

The Peking Leader, (clipping), March 26, 1927

 

The People's Tribune, November 7, 1926

Folder 6

Council of Jamaica Farm Workers' Welfare Association

Folder 7

Daily News, San Francisco (advertisement)

Folder 8

Hawaii - Printed matter

Folder 9

Harding, President Warren G. - Galley of front page of The Honolulu Advertiser on the death of Harding, August 2, 1923

Folder 10

Health - Moray radiant energy device

 

Miscellany

Folder 11

General

 

Printed matter

Folder 12

Undated

Folder 13

1921

Folder 14

1925

Folder 15

1928

Folder 16

1929

Folder 17

1930

Folder 18

1933

Folder 19

1935

Folder 20

1936

Folder 21

1938

Folder 22

1939

Folder 23

1940-1942

Box 17, Folder 1

Moscow Daily News - March 28, April 2, May 24, 1931; November 3, 1936

Folder 2

Outer Mongolia - "The Truth About Outer Mongolia" by Edward Dunn, 1935

 

Spain

 

Civil War

Folder 3

Amlie, Thomas - Letter and newsletter by Thomas Amlie

Folder 4

British Royal Air Force - Report by Wing Commander Gade and Captain Pearson on Republican Spain, February, 1938

Folder 5

International Brigade

Folder 6

Miscellany

Folder 7

News of Spain, February, 1938 -February, 1939 (incomplete)

Folder 8

Poetry

 

Press releases, 1937

Folder 9

February-April

Folder 10

May-June

Box 18, Folder 1

July-September

 

Printed matter

Folder 2

Undated

Folder 3

1937

Folder 4-5

1938

Folder 6

1939

 

Valencia

Folder 7

Map

Folder 8

Press bulletins

 

Excerpts from the speech of Largo Caballero, President of the Council of Ministers, at the Cortes in Valencia, February 1, 1937

 

Information bulletin, October 3, 14, 21, 1937

Folder 9

Communist Party

 

An Open Letter from the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Spain to the Executive Commission of the Spanish Socialist Workers' Party Making an Official and Concrete Proposal of Unification.

 

Report of Jose Diaz, General Secretary of the Communist Party of Spain, at the Plenum of the Central Committee of the Communist Party Held in Valencia in November, 1937

 

Printed matter

Folder 10

1935

Folder 11

1940

Folder 12

1954

 

U.S.S.R.

Box 19, Folder 1

Children's book, 1933

Folder 2

List of foreign correspondents (in Russian)

Folder 3

Karelia

Folder 4

Maps

 

Caucasus-Crimea

 

Kharkov

 

Kiev

 

Minsk

 

Moscow

 

Odessa

 

Soviet Union

 

Stalingrad

Folder 5

Moscow Trial, 1936 - Indictment, testimony (incomplete), summary of evidence of the Zinovieites: G. E. Zinoviev, L. B. Kamenev, G. E. Yevdokimov, I. N. Smirnov, I. P. Bakavev, V. A. Ter-Vaganyan, S. V. Mrachkovski, A. E. Dreitser, E. S. Hatsman, I. I. Reingold, R. V. Pikel, V. P. Olberg, K. B. Berman-Yurin, Fritz David (I. I. Kruglyanski), M. Lourier and N. Lourier

Folder 6

Music, including a booklet of Red Army songs (in Russian)

Folder 7-11

Translations from the Soviet Press, 1936 - typescripts, carbons, holographs

Folder 12

United Federal Workers of America - Constitution

Folder 13

United States Department of Agriculture - Farm Security Administration - Migrant camps (newsletters, notes, correspondence, printed matter) 1941-1942

Folder 14

United States Department of Justice - Alien registration form

 

PRINTED MATTER

Box 20

Originals of newspaper articles by and about Milly Bennett, photocopies of which are filed in the collection

 

AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL

fA

5 photograph albums: 1 album of childhood photographs; 1 album Hawaii, circa1920; 1 album in Hawaii, 1922-1925 1 album in china, 1926-1927; 1 album in Spain, 1936-1937 containing clippings, 1938-1939.

Envelope B

18 prints of unidentified people in Hawaii; 5 prints, 1 negative of Professor Hermann J. Muller.

Envelope C

3 prints of Mike Mitchell (first husband of Milly Bennett).; 4 prints of the University of Hawaii; 3 early family prints, Milly Bennett and others; 4 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 19 prints of Milly Bennett and others in Hawaii; 31 prints of scenes in Hawaii; 6 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints. circa 1920

Envelope D

2 prints related to the murder trail of Liu Fook: Liu Fook and others, Liu Fook, Judge Sylvain Lazarus and others. 1930

Envelope E

2 prints of Milly Bennett, Randall Gould and others circa 1918; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others, 1918 (probably in the office of The Daily News) San Francisco, 1918; 37 unidentified prints, 1917-1922.

Envelope F

6 prints of Milly Bennett; 9 prints of Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints. 1917-1922

Envelope G

1 print of Stephanie Dolgorouky (autographed) 1927

Envelope H

1 print of Eugene Chen; 1 print of Mme. Sun Yat-sen (Soong Ching-ling); 1 print of Michael Borodin and Yu Yu-jen; 1 print of General Fa-Kwei; 2 prints of Rayna Prohme, 1 print of Milly Bennett, Rayna Prohme, William Prohme and others in Hankow, China, 1927; 1 print of Henry H.Y. Hsu and Harold C.A. Ra (?), 2 unidentified prints of China, 1927.

Envelope I

1 print of William Prohme

Envelope J

1 print of Hsu Chien, Sun of, Tang Yen-kai, Feng Yu-hsiang, Yu Yu-jen, Wang Ching-wei, Tang Shen-chi, General Galen (Vasily K. Blucher) Chengchow, June, 1927; 1 print of Tang Shen-chi,Yu Yu-jen, Feng Yu-hsiang, Chengchow, China June, 1927.

Envelope K

2 prints of Earl Browder and Tom Mann in China, 1927; 1 print of Tom Mann; 4 prints of Milly Bennett in China; 6 prints of Milly Bennett and Wilbur Burton (?); 6 prints of Milly Bennett and others, China, 1927; 1 print of Wilbur Burton (?); 2 prints of Randall Gould and others, China, 1927; 1 print of Peg Vaughn and others, China; 18 prints of scenes in china, 1926-1927; 1 print of Yolande and Sylvia Chen, 1 print of Percy Chen (children of Eugene Chen) 1 print of Vincent (Jimmy) Sheean (?), 1927; 3 prints of wall posters, March, 1927, Hankow, China; 2 prints of Milly Bennett, Anna Louise Strong and others; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 2 scenes of the Chung Yang Dyke Project, China, circa 1927; 1 print of Milly Bennett; 17 prints taken in Hankow, China on May 19 and May 30, 1927; 1 print of Li Li-san; 4 unidentified prints of China.

Envelope L

3 prints of Milly Bennett, 1929; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 37 prints taken on Milly Bennett's trip to Central America, Cuba, Colombia Mexico, August 15-September 17, 1929; 5 prints of Milly Bennett; 11 prints of Milly Bennett and others.

Envelope M

9 prints of Milly Bennett and others, San Francisco, 1928-1929; 1 print of the San Francisco Press Club, 1930.

Envelope N

12 unidentified prints, 1 unidentified drawing circa 1929

Envelope O

1 print of Harpo Marx; 1 print of the Marx Brothers; Chico (Leonard), Zeppo (Herbert, Harpo (Arthur) and Groucho (Julius). 1933

Envelope P

2 prints of Alex Enukidze, Joseph Stalin, and Maxim Gorky; 1 print of Leo Tolstoy. undated

Envelope Q

2 prints of Milly Bennett and others in the Soviet Union, circa 1931; 1 unidentified print; 15 prints of Milly Bennett and others in Moscow, 1931-1936; 4 prints of Evgeni Konstantinov; 1 print of Konstantinov and others; 2 prints of Konstantinov, Milly Bennett and others; 2 unidentified prints; 6 prints of the Children's theatre, Moscow; circa 1933

Envelope R

9 prints of Pushkina, U.S.S.R., 1 print of Milly Bennett; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others, 1933; 1 print of Bill Shatov and others; 2 prints of Evgeni Konstantinov; 15 prints of scenes in the Soviet Union; 36 prints of Soviet Lapland, 1932; 1 print of Milly Bennett; 4 unidentified prints

Envelope S

6 prints of Milly Bennett and others in the Soviet Union; 5 unidentified prints in the Soviet Union; 2 prints of Milly Bennett, Bob and Jenny Miller, 1936; 11 prints of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre and actors; 1 print of Milly Bennett and others; 1 unidentified print. undated

Envelope T

10 prints of children's art in Spain.. 1937

Envelope U

1 print of Hans Amlie, 1938; 1 miscellaneous print; 6 unidentified prints, possibly of migrant camps, circa 1941; 1 print of Hans Amlie, circa 1940; 2 prints of Hans Amlie during the Spanish Civil War, circa 1937; 5 prints belonging to Hans Amlie; 6 prints of Milly Bennett, circa 1940; 10 unidentified prints, circa 1940; 8 negatives; 23 negatives; 1 print of Hans Amlie and others, Pozarubio, Spain, circa 1937

Envelope V

63 postcards from the Soviet Union undated

Envelope W

14 postcards, Leningrad; 31 postcards, Spain. 1936

Envelope X

25 postcards, Paris, circa 1936; 53 postcards, Museum of Modern Western Art, Moscow.

mY

1 print of migrant camp. circa 1941