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Julius Edelstein papers, 1917-1961, bulk 1948-1958

Series V: Personal Research Files, 1928-1961, bulk 1950-1959

The Personal Research Files were labeled as such by Edelstein with a focus on the following subjects: immigration (with an emphasis on the McCarran-Walter Act), foreign policy, civil rights, communism (with an emphasis on McCarthyism), and power. The types of materials found within these files include correspondence, pamphlets, clippings, memoranda, press releases, speeches, newsletters, publications, and maps. These records are in their original order.

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McCarthyism



Box 56 Freedom--General, 1952-1954, (2 Folders)


Box 56 Security Risks, 1954


Box 56 Communism, 1949, 1953-1954, 1949, 1953-1954


Box 56 Loyalty Program, 1942


Box 56 Flanders (Ralph E.) Resolution, 1954


Box 56 American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 1954


Foreign Policy, 1949-1953


Box 56 Asia, 1950, 1953-1955, 1950, 1953-1955


Box 56 Indo-China, 1954


Box 56 Benton, William, 1957



Box 57 Welfare--Surplus Food Distribution Program, 1954


Box 57 Lucky Luciano, 1954


Box 57 Civil Rights--General Materials, 1952-1954, (2 Folders)


Box 57 Immigration--Security, 1956


McCarthyism, 1943, 1946-1947, 1950-1951, 1943, 1946-1947, 1950-1951


Box 57 McCarthy, Joseph R.--Franking Privilege, 1953-1954


Box 57 Senate Bill for Restoration of Alien Property Seizures, 1954


Box 57 Un-American Activities, 1949, 1953-1955, 1949, 1953-1955, (2 Folders)


Box 57 Immunity, 1953-1954


Box 57 Juvenile Delinquency, 1955



Box 58 ADL Bulletin , 1959


Box 58 Anti-Discrimination Housing, 1957, 1959, 1957, 1959


Box 58 Anti-Semitism--Testimony, 1951


Box 58 Anti-Trust Laws, 1955


Box 58 Soldier Voting Laws, 1950-1951


Box 58 Atomic Energy Act, 1954


McCarthy, Joseph R.--Senator Lehman's Attack, 1954


Box 58 Communism, 1950, 1953-1955, 1950, 1953-1955


Box 58 National Security, 1950


Box 58 Foreign Students, 1950


Box 58 Trading with the Enemy Act, 1954


Box 58 Lamont, Corliss--Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, 1954


Box 58 Bank Holding Companies, 1955-1956


Box 58 Benton, William, 1956


Box 58 Bigotry, 1953-1955


Box 58 Foreign Policy--Arab States, 1950, 1953-1954, 1950, 1953-1954


Box 58 Bronx--Speech Drafts, 1956



Box 59 Correspondence--General, 1953-1954


Box 59 Legislative Mail, 1954


Box 59 McCarthyism, 1953-1954, (2 Folders)


Disaster Insurance--Testimony, 1955-1956


Box 59 Legislation, 1955-1956, (3 Folders)


Box 59 Correspondence, 1955


Box 59 Disaster Funds--Ideas, 1955-1956



Box 60 Juvenile Delinquency, 1953-1954


Box 60 Defense Production Act, 1956


Box 60 Puerto Rico, 1949-1958, (2 Folders)


Box 60 Foreign Policy Reports, 1951


Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 1958


Box 60 Convention, 1958-1959


Box 60 Farm Policy, 1958


Box 60 Agriculture, 1953-1956, (2 Folders)



Box 61 Disarmament, 1948


Box 61 Drought, 1955


Box 61 Housing, 1954-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 61 Eastland, James O., 1956


Box 61 Flood Assistance for Northeastern States, 1955


Box 61 Great Lakes Basin Compact, 1955


Box 61 Subcommittee on Health, 1954


Box 61 Edelstein, Julius C. C.--Panel Debate on Immigration, 1956


Box 61 Interstate Military Compact, 1956


Juvenile Delinquency, 1953, 1955, 1957, 1953, 1955, 1957


Box 61 Bills Analysis, 1955


Box 61 Summary, 1955


Box 61 Milk Marketing, 1955


Box 61 Federal Trade Commission Act--McGuire Act, 1955


Box 61 Child Day Care Centers, 1954-1955


Box 61 Campaign Ideas, 1949


Box 61 Elections Rights Act, 1955


Box 61 New York Teachers Guild, 1955



Box 62 Bricker Amendment, 1954-1955


Box 62 Baruch (CUNY) Speech, 1954, 1957-1958, 1954, 1957-1958


Box 62 United Auto Workers (UAW), undated


Box 62 Negro Workers' Conference, 1955


Box 62 Harriman, Averell, 1956


Box 62 Albert Einstein (College of Medicine of Yeshiva University) Speech, 1956


Box 62 Liberal Party Speech, 1956


Box 62 Electoral Reform, 1950, 1955-1956, 1950, 1955-1956


Box 62 Foreign Policy--China, 1954-1955


Box 62 Wittenberg, Philip, 1956


Box 62 Sugar, 1956


Box 62 Urban League of Greater New York, 1955-1956


Box 62 Civil Rights, 1956-1957


McCarthyism


Box 62 Dirksen Bill--Amend Trading with the Enemy Act, 1955-1956


Box 62 Record of Congress, 1955


Box 62 Democratic Research Project, 1955-1956


Box 62 Cohen, Ben V., 1955


Box 62 Douglas Depressed Area Bill, 1956


Box 62 D'Ewart, Wesley A., 1947-1956



Box 63 Correspondence--Edelstein and Lehman, 1955


Box 63 Official Data--Names, 1953-1955


Box 63 Farm Aid Program, 1955-1956


Box 63 Bowles, Chester, 1954


Foreign Policy


Box 63 Defense--Speech Material, 1953-1954


Box 63 German and Japanese Reparations, 1945-1949, (3 Folders)


Box 63 Defense, 1932, 1953-1954, 1932, 1953-1954, (2 Folders)



Box 64 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1954, 1957, 1954, 1957


Box 64 Cloture, 1957-1958


Box 64 Civil Rights, 1955, 1957-1958, 1955, 1957-1958


Box 64 Constitutional Convention, 1957


Box 64 Electoral College, 1954-1955


Box 64 Economic Conditions, 1953, 1955, 1953, 1955


Box 64 Farrell, James T., 1953-1956


Foreign Policy, 1954-1955


Box 64 Quemoy Crisis, 1958


Box 64 Ghana, undated


Box 64 United Nations, 1945, 1953-1954, 1945, 1953-1954


Box 64 Defense, 1953, 1955, 1953, 1955


Box 64 Cyprus, 1956


Box 64 Brandeis University, 1954


Box 64 Bank Holding Companies, 1955


Box 64 Immigration--Migration, 1953


Foreign Policy



Box 65 Yalta, 1945, 1951, 1955, 1945, 1951, 1955


Box 65 Formosa, 1954-1955


Box 65 Germany, 1953-1955


Box 65 Industrial Areas Foundation, 1960


Box 65 Lehman, Herbert H.--General, 1936, 1949, 1953-1958, 1936, 1949, 1953-1958


Box 65 United Jewish Appeal, 1958


Box 65 Civil Rights--Speeches, 1957-1958


Box 65 Education--Speeches, 1957


Box 65 The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia, 1957-1958


Box 65 Housing, 1954-1955, 1957, 1954-1955, 1957


Box 65 Inauguration of John Kennedy, 1961


Box 65 McMahon Plan, 1956


Box 65 McCarran-Walter Act (Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952), 1954-1956



Box 66 McCarran-Walter Act (Immigration and Nationality Act of 1952), 1951, 1953-1956, 1951, 1953-1956, (3 Folders)


Box 66 Immigration, 1954-1955, 1958-1959, 1954-1955, 1958-1959


Power


Box 66 General, 1953-1955


Box 66 Niagara Falls, 1953, 1955-1957, 1953, 1955-1957



Box 67 Right-to-Work Laws, 1958-1959


Box 67 Trade, 1953-1956


Box 67 Williams, G. Mennen, 1957


Box 67 Thomas K. Finletter Candidacy, 1958


Box 67 Federal Communications Commissioner Frieda B. Hennock, 1949-1955


Box 67 Campaign Contributions, 1958


Box 67 Political Strategy, 1953, 1956, 1953, 1956


Box 67 Humane Slaughtering Bill, 1958


Box 67 Democratic National Committee (DNC), 1957-1958, (3 Folders)



Box 68 Politics, 1954-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 68 Research, 1957


Box 68 Civil Liberties, 1955-1956


Box 68 Economic Conditions, 1956-1957


Box 68 Health Welfare, 1956-1957


Box 68 The Cross and the Flag , 1956-1957


Box 68 Political Memo from COPE (Committee on Political Education), 1956-1957


Box 68 Immigration, 1956-1957


Box 68 Foreign Policy Bulletin, 1952-1953, 1956-1957, 1952-1953, 1956-1957



Box 69 Foreign Policy--Israel, 1952, 1954-1959, 1952, 1954-1959, (4 Folders)


Box 69 Staff Memoranda, 1953, 1955-1956, 1953, 1955-1956


Box 69 Politics, 1952, 1955-1956, 1952, 1955-1956



Box 70 Urban League of Greater New York, 1957


Box 70 Health for Peace, 1952-1959


Box 70 Health--Speeches and Drafts, 1958-1959


Correspondence


Box 70 Regarding Lister Hill Bill, 1958-1959, (2 Folders)


Box 70 Received by Julius Edelstein, 1957-1959


Box 70 Addressed to Lister Hill, 1958-1959


Box 70 Addressed to Howard A. Rusk, 1955, 1958-1959, 1955, 1958-1959


Box 70 From Foundations, Colleges and Private Organizations, 1958


Box 70 Disaster Insurance--Data, 1954, 1956, 1954, 1956



Box 71 Health Insurance, 1950-1954


Box 71 Proxy Rules, 1955


Box 71 McCarthy, Joseph R.--Charges, 1953-1954


Box 71 Politics of Natural Gas, 1956


Box 71 Legislation--General, 1955


Box 71 The Decalogue Society of Lawyers, 1955


Box 71 Order of Ahepa, 1956


Box 71 Chanukah Festival, 1955


Box 71 Davis, Elmer, 1955


Box 71 McCarthyism, 1954


Box 71 Rockefeller Contributions, 1958


Box 71 Immigration--Francis D. Walter's Proposal, 1958-1959


Box 71 Health for Peace, 1954, 1956-1959, 1954, 1956-1959, (2 Folders)



Box 72 Health for Peace, 1954, 1956-1958, 1954, 1956-1958


Box 72 The Fund for the Republic, Inc., 1958


Rappaport, Joseph--First Draft "Principles in Politics", 1958


Box 72 First Draft "Liberalism and Radicalism", undated


Box 72 "The Liberal Tactic", undated


Box 72 Assignments, 1958


Speranza Lectures at Columbia University--Correspondence and Drafts, 1957-1958


Box 72 Notes, 1956-1957



Box 73 Rappaport, Joseph--Drafts, Includes Speranza Notes, undated


Box 73 Marxism--Notes, 1955


Box 73 Farm Unrest, Populist Party and Radicals--Notes, circa, 1950s


Box 73 International Affairs--Notes, circa, 1950s


Box 73 The Universities--Notes, circa, 1950s


Box 73 The Muckrakers--Notes, circa, 1950s


Box 73 The Depression--Notes, circa, 1950s


Speranza Lectures--Second Lecture-Notes, 1957-1958


Box 73 First Lecture-Notes, circa, 1958


Box 73 General Notes, 1950s


Box 73 Research for The Progressive Article, 1958


Box 73 Columbia University Degree, 1958


Box 73 Howard University Degree, 1958


Box 73 Lehman, Herbert H.--Speech on Israel, 1958


Box 73 National Democratic Club, 1958


Box 73 Research for Thomas K. Finletter Article, 1958


Box 73 Immigration--NCIC--Correspondence, 1957-1958


Box 73 Wager, Walter, 1953-1957


Box 73 Lowe, Charles U. (Herbert Lehman's Nephew), 1957-1958


Box 73 Education Program, 1956-1958


Box 73 Edelberg, Herman--Notes, 1957


Box 73 Engel, Irving M., 1957


Box 73 Hession, Anne and John--Correspondence, 1957


Box 73 Civil Rights Legislation, 1957



Box 74 Correspondence--General, 1958


Immigration Materials, 1957-1958


Box 74 Saturday Evening Post on Immigration--Comments, 1957-1958


NCIC--Correspondence, 1954-1955, 1957, 1954-1955, 1957


Box 74 Interim Project, 1958-1959


Box 74 Fiscal, 1955


Box 74 Names for Membership, 1955


Box 74 National Democratic Advisory Council (NDAC), 1957-1958


Box 74 Council on Foreign Relations--Philippines Project, 1957


Box 74 Humane Slaughtering Legislation and Shechita, 1957-1958


Box 74 Council of B'nai B'rith, 1958


Box 74 United Nations--Human Rights, 1958



Box 75 Library of Congress--Research, 1959-1960


Box 75 Incoming Lehman Correspondence, 1959


Box 75 Memoranda to Lehman, 1959


Box 75 Democratic Voters--Facts and Figures, 1959


Box 75 New York Committee for Democratic Voters--Statements, 1959


Box 75 Foreign Policy, 1958


Box 75 Correspondence--General, 1956-1959, (2 Folders)


Box 75 The Cooperative Foundation, 1958


Immigration, 1953, 1959, 1953, 1959


Box 75 United States Committee for Refugees, 1959



Box 76 Correspondence--To Dictate, 1957-1958


Immigration, 1952-1959


Box 76 Refugees, 1959


Box 76 United States Committee on Refugees, 1959


Box 76 Photographs--Edelstein Passport Photograph, USS New Jersey and Unidentified Photograph, 1952, 1960, undated, 1952, 1960, undated


Box 76 The Naval Reservist , 1948-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 76 Correspondence--General, 1953, 1955-1958, 1953, 1955-1958



Box 77 Foreign Policy--Israel,1953


Box 77 McCarthy, Joseph R.--Censure, 1928, 1931, 1953-1955, 1928, 1931, 1953-1955, (2 Folders)


Box 77 Taft-Hartley Act--Amendments, 1953


Box 77 Natural Gas--Harris and Fulbright Bills, 1955


Box 77 Catholics, 1954


Box 77 Tax Burden--New England Governors' Textile Committee, 1955


Immigration


Box 77 NCIC--Correspondence, 1955-1956


Box 77 Disaster Insurance, 1955-1956


Civil Rights--General, 1955-1956


Box 77 Housing, 1956


Box 77 Economic Coercion, 1956


Box 77 School Segregation, 1955-1956


Box 77 Armed Forces Segregation, 1954


Box 77 Bigotry, 1955-1956



Box 78 Civil Rights--Anti Segregation, 1954-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 78 Aid to Education, 1955


Box 78 Yalta Papers, 1941-1945, 1955, 1941-1945, 1955


Box 78 Immigration--Adlai Stevenson Testimony--Correspondence, 1954-1955


Box 78 Westinghouse Strike, 1955-1956


Box 78 New York State Thruway, 1955


Box 78 Tax Reduction Proposals, 1954


Box 78 Sugar Act of 1948, 1954-1955, 1948, 1954-1955


Box 78 Wiretapping--Anti Traitor Bill, 1954-1955



Box 79 Securities Exchange Act of 1934, 1955, 1934, 1955


Box 79 Securities and Exchange Commission, 1955-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 79 Fair Code of Procedure for Congressional Investigating Committees, 1953-1955


Immigration


Box 79 Refugee Relief Act, 1953-1955, (2 Folders)


Box 79 Puerto Rico, 1956


Power


Box 79 St. Lawrence Seaway, 1952-1953


Box 79 Niagara Falls--House Public Works Committee, 1956



Box 80 St Lawrence Seaway, 1953-1955


Box 80 Electric Consumers Information, 1956-1957


Box 80 Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), 1937, 1941, 1953-1955, 1937, 1941, 1953-1955


Niagara Falls


Box 80 Background Material, 1952-1955


Box 80 Testimony, 1951, 1953-1955, 1951, 1953-1955


Box 80 Correspondence, 1950-1954


Box 80 Moses, Robert, 1954


Box 80 Platforms, 1954-1955


Box 80 White House Position, 1956



Box 81 Ralph Sucher Program, 1954-1955


Niagara Falls


Box 81 Background Material, 1950-1954, (2 Folders)


Box 81 Vote Evaluation, 1956


Box 81 Clippings, 1956


Box 81 Transmission Lines, 1956


Box 81 Senate Reservation to the 1950 Treaty, 1953, 1955-1956, 1950, 1953, 1955-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 81 Senator Schedules, 1956


Box 81 Favorable Speeches, 1956


Box 81 Correspondence, 1954


Box 81 Memoranda, 1950


Power Program, 1954



Box 82 Niagara Falls


Box 82 Drafts for Bill, 1950, 1954-1956, 1950, 1954-1956


Box 82 Background Material, 1952-1956, (2 Folders)


Box 82 Correspondence, 1954-1956, (3 Folders)


Box 82 Working Drafts (TVA Model), 1950-1951



Box 83 Niagara Falls--Treaty, 1931, 1942, 1948-1950, 1931, 1942, 1948-1950


Immigration


Box 83 Mexican Nationals, 1953-1954


Box 83 Material for Speeches--Includes Drafts, 1953-1955


Box 83 Passport Cases, 1953-1954, 1956, 1953-1954, 1956


Box 83 Background Material, 1948-1949, 1953, 1948-1949, 1953


Box 83 General, 1951, 1953-1955, 1951, 1953-1955


Box 83 Refugee Relief Act, 1952-1954



Box 84 Refugee Relief Act, 1953-1954, (2 Folders)


Box 84 Hearings, 1954


Box 84 Ives-Javits Bill, 1954


Box 84 Speech Material, 1953-1954


Box 84 McCarran-Walter Act--Correspondence, 1951, 1953-1954, 1956, 1951, 1953-1954, 1956


Box 84 NCIC--Correspondence Regarding Naturalization, 1956-1957


Box 84 Material for Speeches on McCarran-Walter Act, 1953


Box 84 Suggestions for Lehman Bill, 1952-1953


Box 84 McCarran-Walter Act, 1951-1954


Box 84 Niagara Falls--Opposing Arguments, 1955-1956



Box 85 National Politics, 1958


Box 85 Merchant Marine Academy, 1955


Box 85 Sampson Air Force Base, 1955-1956


Box 85 Natural Gas, 1955-1956


Box 85 Minimum Wage, 1955


Box 85 Mine, Mill and Smelter Union, 1955


Box 85 Miami Strike, 1955


Immigration


Box 85 Joseph Rappaport Drafts, 1952


Box 85 McCarran-Walter Act, 1953-1956


NCIC--Executive Director, 1955, (2 Folders)


Box 85 Incorporation, 1955


Box 85 Fiscal, 1954-1956


Immigration--General, 1953



Box 86 NCIC--General, 1953-1956


McCarran-Walter Law--Immunity, 1954


Box 86 Alien Sheepherders, 1952, 1954-1956, 1952, 1954-1956


Box 86 Rappaport, Joseph--Drafts, 1952


Box 86 Lehman Bill, 2952-1953


Box 86 Subversives, 1952


Box 86 National Community Relation Advisory Council (NCRAC), 1953


Box 86 Omnibus Immigration and Citizenship Bill, 1955



Box 87 Butler Bill, 1954


Lehman, Herbert H.--Schedule, 1958


Box 87 On the Campaign, 1958


Box 87 Gruening, Ernest--Campaign, 1958-1959


Box 87 Correspondence--General, 1957-1959, (3 Folders)


Box 87 People to See, 1957-1958


Box 87 Overseas Press Club of America, 1959


Box 87 American Jewish Congress Advisory Board, 1960


Immigration



Box 88 Reports, Newsletters and Pamphlets, 1952-1954, (2 Folders)


Box 88 Migration, 1952-1953


Box 88 Refugee Relief Act, 1953


McCarran-Walter Law--Editorials, 1951-1952


Box 88 Fascists, 1952-1953


Box 88 Summary, 1952-1953


Box 88 Research Materials, 1950, 1952-1953, 1950, 1952-1953


Box 88 Pro McCarran-Walter Act, 2952-1953


Box 88 Summary of Lehman Bill, 1952-1953


Box 88 Statements, 1951-1953


Box 88 Social Security--Public Assistance, 1957