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  • "George Breitman was born in Newark, New Jersey in 1916. After working in the Civilian Conservation Corps, and the Works Progress Administration, he joined the Trotskyist movement and became a founding member of the Socialist Workers Party (SWP) in 1938. He edited The Militantand served in World War II. In the 1960s, Breitman assumed responsibility for the SWP's Pathfinder Press and edited Writings of Leon Trotsky, 1929-1940, and wrote Malcolm X Speaks(1965). The Papers contain biographical items, ..."
  • "Series I. Biographical, arranged chronologically, contains an autobiographical sketch, memorabilia from the 1930s and from Breitman's WWII military service, and materials pertaining to several memorial services.Series II. Correspondence, arranged chronologically, contains the bulk of Breitman's correspondence, and is principally concerned with his political activities as a member of the Socialist Workers Party and later the Fourth Internationalist Tendency. Principal and/or prominent correspondents ..."

  • "Clippings (information artifacts)"
  • "Typescripts"
  • "Memorandums"
  • "Proceedings"
  • "Government records"
  • "Minutes"
  • "Manuscripts for publication"
  • "Correspondence"

  • "George Breitman Papers"