The Lusk Committee
L0039. Investigation Subject Files, 1919-1920. 1.0 cubic foot.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject.
This series contains material on various topics of concern to the committee which was collected as part of their investigation into suspected radical groups and individuals. These records include correspondence, testimony, investigative reports, copies of legislation, journal articles, pamphlets, broadsides, clippings, photographs, and other material. Topics with the most material in the records include: birth control (with significant amounts of material about Margaret Sanger); events in India and Ireland; anti-sedition legislation in other states; African-American activities; the 1919 Steel Strike and 1920 Railroad Strike; the trial of Socialist members of the New York State Assembly; and various anti-radical activities of the United States government. Photographs of many socialists are included.
Finding Aids: Folder list.