Collected by Pathfinder Press for use in illustrating its publications, the collection includes photographs, drawings, and
printed reproductions of illustrations, depicting Leon Trotsky, leading figures of the Russian Revolution, leaders of the
Fourth International, leaders of the Socialist Workers Party of the United States, and scenes related to all of the above.
Pathfinder Press was established in New York City in 1969 as a successor to Pioneer Publishers (1930-1965) and Merit Publishers
(1965-1969), and has been associated with the Socialist Workers Party. It has been the principal English-language publisher
of works of Leon Trotsky, and has also published documentary works on the Communist International, Fourth International and
Socialist Workers Party, writings of Fidel Castro, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X and other American and international leftist
leaders, and historical and analytical works on a variety of national and international political issues.
31 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 3 card file boxes
(14.4 Linear Feet)
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The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.