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These Teachers Union documents and newspaper clippings present an overview of the membership's dedication to the school children of NYC and their eventual fight for survival during the blacklist era.

Teachers Union Documents

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December 27, 1948

Minnie Gutride (NY Post)

December 27, 1948

Minnie Gutride (NY Sun)

January 4, 1949

Minnie Gutride (NY Post)

April 2, 1949

Educational Conference Program:  Schools and the Fight for Peace and Freedom

March 11, 1950

Educational Conference Program:  Schools and the Fight for Peace and Freedom


Educational Conference Program: The Times Demand a Renaissance in Freedom

Bias and Prejudice in NYC Textbooks

October 3, 1952

Newspaper Editorial:  How We Reward a Devoted Teacher, by I. F. Stone

October 12, 1952

A Purged Teacher Says Farewell

November 1952

Letter to Parents from TU Leaders, President Abraham Lederman and Legislative Representative Rose Russell

December 15, 1952

FBI Memorandum to Mr. D. M. Ladd Regarding Testimony of TU members before the McCarran Committee.

January 31, 1953

Teacher News, Negro History Week

March 20, 1954

Educational Conference Program: Turning Point in American Education: Conformity or Freedom - Teachers Must Choose

September 17, 1954

Letter from Abe Lederman and Rose Russell


File Stuffed with Forms showing a Routing Stamp and Labeled FBI Files.

October 8, 1954

What are YOU Going to do About School Witch Hunt, by I.F. Stone (the Daily Compass)

April 2, 1955

Educational Conference Program: Man's Fight for Knowledge and the Free Use Thereof

April 9, 1960

Educational Conference Program Signed by Dalton Trumbo:  Charting New Paths in Education

April 19, 1958

Educational Conference Program Signed by Linus Pauling:  Crossroads for American Education

January 4, 1964

Teachers Union TRIBUTE to Rose Russell at The Waldorf-Astoria

January 18, 1964

Teacher News Farewell Issue

January 9, 1965

Rose Russell Obituary (The Guardian)

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