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Matthew A. Schmidt papers, 1906-1952.
BANC MSS 2007/156 Box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Matthew A. Schmidt papers, 1906-1952

Creator/Contributor:

Schmidt, Matthew A., creator

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, clippings, and other items related to his trial. Also includes photographs of Schmidt, his sister, and of friends.

Date:

1906 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Schmidt, Matthew A -- Archives
Schmidt, Matthew A -- Portraits
Schmidt, Matthew A -- Trials, litigation, etc
Los Angeles Times (Firm) -- History
Anarchists -- California
Trials (Anarchy) -- California

Note:

Matthew A. Schmidt papers, BANC MSS 2007/156, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Matthew "Smitty" Schmidt, an anarchist, was convicted in 1916 for complicity in the Oct. 1, 1910 bombing of the Los Angeles Times building. He was released on parole 30 years later. He then married Elizabeth Livermore who was friends with Hubert and Florence Wyckoff. For more information on Schmidt see v. 2 of The Memoirs of Hubert C. Wyckoff, Jr. interviewed by Randall Jarrell.
In English.
Bancroft BANC MSS 2007/156: From the Florence Wyckoff papers. (BANC MSS 78/55) CU-BANC

Type:

Photographs.

Physical Description:

print
1 box (.4 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2007/156 Box 1

Origin:

California