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Joseph Forer files, 1948-1966.
BANC MSS 99/280 cz carton 5; BANC MSS 99/280 cz:Series 7
Collection Overview

Title:

Joseph Forer files, 1948-1966

Creator/Contributor:

Forer, Joseph, 1910-1986, creator, creator.

Abstract:

Court documents, attorneys files, and correspondence concerning two cases: Communist Party USA vs. Subversive Activities Control Board, and CPUSA vs. Attorney General of the US and Columbia Broadcasting System. Also Forer's report on the alleged practices of the FBI.

Date:

1948 (issued)

Subject:

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Forer, Joseph -- 1910-1986 -- Archives
Forer, Joseph -- 1910-1986 -- Correspondence
Communist Party of the United States of America.
United States. -- Subversive Activities Control Board.
Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc.
United States. -- Federal Bureau of Investigation.
United States. -- Attorney-General.

Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Joseph Forer files, BANC MSS 99/280 cz:Series 7, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Joseph Forer (1910-1986) was an American attorney who, with partner David Rein, supported Progressive causes including discriminated communists and African-Americans. Forer was one of the founders o the National Lawyers Guild and its DC chapter. He was also an expert in the "Lost Laws" of Washington, DC, enacted in 1872-1873, that outlawed segregation at business places.
In English.
Contained in the finding aid of the National Lawyers Guild records.
Forms part of the National Lawyers Guild records. (BANC MSS 99/280)

Type:

Judicial records.

Physical Description:

print
1.25 (1

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 99/280 cz carton 5
BANC MSS 99/280 cz:Series 7

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

National Lawyers Guild records : National Lawyers Guild.
National Lawyers Guild records (BANC MSS 99/280)