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Register of the Emil and Tassia Freed Papers, 1915-1987
MSS 007  
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Description
The Emil and Tassia Freed Papers are divided by series: PERSONAL, GENERAL POLITICS, CORRESPONDENCE, HEARING LOCAL 311, IAM and JAIL-1949.
Background
Emil Freed was a long-time political activist and founder of the Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research (SCL). He was born in New York on June 25, 1901 and named Emanuel Rosenberg. His sister Dorothy Eletz was born March 10, 1903; she was given the name Sophie Dorothy Rosenberg. Their mother was Rose Palevsky of Brest-Litovsk, Russia who married their father Abraham Rosenberg on August 20, 1900. She married her second husband, Morris Freed on November 12, 1909; they moved to Los Angeles in September 1910 where the children's names were changed to Dorothy and Emil Freed.
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 item and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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.