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Nat. Coun. Prot. For. Born Wkrs. Jan. 9,
1926, when he denounced Bills for registra-
tion and deportation of alien Communists;
Fell. Recon.; recommends in "Religion and
Social Justice" Margaret Sanger's sex book
on birth control, "Happiness in Marriage,"
formerly barred by P.O. Dept.; Emer.
Com. Strik. Rel. 1933 ; nat. com. Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933 ; assoc. ed. "World Tomor-
row"; nat. coun. Berger Nat. Found.;
endors. "Professional Patriots"; Russ. Re-
const. Farms, 1925; endors. Lane Pamph-
let; Conf. Prog. Pol. Act. camp. com. 1934.

EDLOFF, ELTIAN: sec. L.I.D., Detroit.

ist; dean of Episc. St. Stephens Coll. (see
under Union Theol. Sem.) ; leader of Re-
con. Trips, to radical hdqts.

EINSTEIN, ALBERT: "pacifist"; Bet-
ter Am. Fed. Bulletin, March, 1933, repro-
duced photo of Einstein as one of partici-
?ants in Communist congress of the 3rd
ntl. at Moscow, 1929; endorser of the
communist W.I.R. (see) ; intl. com. W.C.
A.W.; founder Einstein Fund of W.R. Intl.;
a leader of World Congress of the com-
munist Anti-Imperialist Lg. July, 1929, at
Frankfort on Main (see reproduction of
photograph in Hadley's "T.N.T.") ; author
of the 2% slacker slogan, a theory that
2% of the population who are militant war
resisters can cripple their govt. in any war;
preaches militant resistance to all armies
except Soviet Russia's; daughter married to
Russian; his much press-agented Relativity
theory is supposedly beyond intelligence of
almost everyone except himself; endorser
of atheist book "If I Were God" by Robin-
son (see "Freethought Press") ; protested
execution of Mr. and Mrs. Ruegg, Com-
munists of Pan Pacific Tr. Un. Secretariat
in China, 1932; became hon. chmn. W.R.
Lg. in America, Feb. 1933 ; in "Patrie Hu-
maine" 1933, advised military preparations
against Germany (see Peace Patriots) ; Intl.
Com. for S.A.W. 1933 with Maxim Gorki
and other leading Communists; Freethink-
ers Ingersoll Corn. 1933 ; after exposure, and
confiscation of his property in Germany,
as a Communist, this "smart" man now
claims (British press) that he did not "un-

derstand" his activities all these years were
for Communist organizations; Pres. Roose-
velt's over-night White House guest 1/24/
34; Nat. Com. to Aid Vic. G. Fascism, of
the communist W.I.R. , 1933; called gro-
tesque art of Communist Diego Rivera "gift
to world" Feb. 1934.

ELEAZER, ROBT. B.: nat. com. Nat.
R. & L. Found.; Atlanta, Ga. editor;
prominent M.E. Church layman; trustee
Clark U.

social wkr.; Com. for Thomas, 1929; chmn.
People's Freedom Union; Sacco-V. Nat.
Lg.; chmn. in 1919 of N.Y. Bureau Legal
Advice, with Ella Reeve Bloor, Fola La
Follette, Chas. Recht, etc.; Emer. Com.
Strik. Rel.; a leader of Ethical Culture
Society; Freethinkers Ingersoll Com. 1933;
Cong. Exp. Radicals; N.Y. City.

ELLIS, FRED: Communist; John Reed
Club; delg. to Russia to Intl. Union of
Revol. Writers, 1930; helped form Wkrs.
Cult. Fed.; perm, contrib. Intl. Lit.; Revol.
Writers Fed.; Daily Wkr. cartoonist.

ELLIS, HAVELOCK: English commu-
nistic sexologist; intl. com. W.C.A.W.; Free-
thinkers Ingersoll Com. 1933; Nat. Com.
to Aid Vic. G. Fascism.

EMBREE, EDWIN R.: Chgo. Com. for
S.A.W. 1933 ; vice pres. Rockefeller Found.
1927; pres. Rosenwald Fund.

EMERSON, HAVEN: M.D.; advis.
coun. A.S.C.R.R.; contrib. ed. "Survey,"
1933 ; medical branch Com. for Thomas,
1929; N.Y.

ENGDAHL, J. LOUIS: one of ten lead-
ing Am. Communist executives; I.L.D.;
Daily Worker; etc.; traveled with Scotts-
boro mothers through Europe 1932, propa-
gandizing; died in Moscow, 1932; wife is
Chgo. public sch. tchr. (Von Humboldt
Sch.) and contrib. $20 to Communist
cause, Oct. 23, 1933.

EPSTEIN, ABRAHAM: bd. dir. L.I.D.;
exec. sec. A.A. for O.A.S.; exec. com. Jt.
Com. on Unemp. 1931.

ERNST, MORRIS L.: counsel for nat.
A.C.L.U.; nat. coun. L.I.D. for N.Y.; Am.
Assn. Lab. Legis.; dir. Garland Fund; L.I.
P.A.; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1927-33;
People's Lobby; Nat. Mooney-Billings
Com.; Nat. Coun. on Freedom from Cen-
sorship; atty., mem. firm Greenebaum,
Wolff and Ernst, N.Y.C.; Com. on Coal &
Giant P.; Fed. Unemp. Wkrs. Lgs. N.Y.
(Borders) 1933; Non-intervention Citiz.
Com. 1927; co-author with Wm. Seagle of
sex book, "A Study of Obscenity and the
Censor," recommended by the atheist Free-
thought Club and listed in the catalogue of


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Freethought Press Assn.; nat. bd. directors
A.C.L.U. 1933; Sacco-V. Nat. Lg.; nat.
coun. Berger Nat Found. ; Conf . Prog. Pol.
Act. 1934.

com. A.C.L.U.; nat. coun. L.I.D. for Mass.;
vice chmn., Sacco-V. Nat. Lg. ; Emer. Com.
Strik. Rel.; prominent mem. W.I.L.P.F.;
People's Legis. Serv. ; was in Women's Peace
Party; home Boston.

and book com.; a "Communist-Recom-
mended Author"; John Reed Club.

EVJUE, WM. T.: founder and ed. Wis.
Capital Times, Madison, Wis., La Follette
socialistic newspaper; vice pres. Pub. O.
Lg. ; Berger Nat. Found.

N.C. to A.S.M.F.S.; Nat. Com. to Aid Vic.
G. Fascism; endors. W.I.R. letter for "Hun-
ger Marchers"; author (New Masses, 1932)
"How I Came to Communism."

FALKOWSKI, ED.: Communist; Intl.
Union Revol. Writers; perm, contrib. Intl.
Lit.; "New Masses"; Revol. Writers Fed.;
Fed. Press corres. ; Moscow Daily News
corres. ; now in Moscow.

FEINGLASS, ABE: org. fur section
communist Needle Trades Wkrs. Indust.
Un. of Chgo.

FEINSTONE, MORRIS: Socialist; sec.-
treas. United Hebrew Trades; Pioneer
Youth of Am.

for S.A.W. 1933; Immigrants' Prot. Lg.
(hdqtrs. Hull House) ; Chgo. com. of Am.
Lg. Ag. War and Fascism and its delg. Feb.
1934, to protest to Austrian Consulate
against anti-Red activities in Austria.

FIELD, BEN.: Communist journalist,
specializing on farm situation; "New
Masses" staff, 1933.

the capitalistic family; pres. Open Road,
1933; bd. dir. L.I.D. ; Emer. Com. Strik.
Rel.; contrib. to Commonwealth Coll., May

M.F.S.; Nat. Mooney-Billings Com.; Pris.
Rel. Fund (of I.L.D.) ; John Reed Club;
endors. W.I.R. letter "Hunger Marchers";
advis. bd. Woman's Peace Society, 1928;
Congressional com. of Woman's Peace
Union, 1928-9; Los Gatos, Cal.

FILENE, EDWARD A.: see "Roosevelt
Appointees"; socialistic; founder and pres.
of Twentieth Century Fund, which financed
NRA organization until Congress voted
funds; Am. Russian Chamber of Com-

merce; For. Pol. Assn.; gen. advis. coun.
Am. Assn. Lab. Legis.; organized and
financed European "peace awards"; Boston
merchant; "investigated" Russia with
Jerome Davis 1927.

co-dir. and founder Manumit School, Pawl-
ing, N.Y. ; a founder Brookwood Labor
Coll.; Pioneer Youth of Am.; L.I.P.A.; Am.
Fed. of Teachers.

FINCKE, WM. MANN: Socialist; Presb.
minister; co-dir. and founder of Manumit
School; a founder Brookwood Labor Coll.;
dir. Labor Temple, Presb. Church, N.Y.C.,
1918-9; L.I.P.A.; Am. Fed. of Teachers;
participated in behalf of "free speech" in
Duquesne, Pa. steel strike and was jailed,

FINE, NATHAN: Socialist; born Rus-
sia; Rand School since 1923 (research dept.,
which pub. Am. Labor Yr. Bk.) ; an org.
Farmer-Labor Party ; delg. Conf. Prog. Pol.
Act. 1924.

FINERTY, JOHN F.: nat. com. A.C.L.
U.; Sacco-V. Nat. Lg.

FISCHER, LOUIS: "Communist-Recom-
mended Author"; his book "Oil Imperial-
ism" pub. by Intl. Pub. and financed by
Garland Fund ($1,000 in 1926) ; Am. cor-
res. in Moscow for "The Nation," 1933;
was "one of three newspaper men honored
by Soviet Govt. marking 10 yrs. in Russia"
(Chgo. Tribune, Oct. 1, 1932), other two
being Walter Duranty and Wm. H. Cham-

Chgo. Com.; C.W.C. on Unemp.; incorp.
of Soviet Am. Securities Corp.; advis. com.
Amalg. Trust & Sav. Bk., Chgo.; exec. com.
A.S.C.R.R., Chgo.; Griffin Bill sponsor;
Illinois C.M.E.; Chgo. Forum Coun. 1928;
associate of Jane Addams, Lochner, East-
man, Nearing, etc. in wartime "peace"
activities exposed in Lusk Report; mem.
technical staff of First Am. Tr. Un. Delg.
to Russia, repudiated by A. F. of L. as
communistic, and author of chapter "For-
eign Concessions in Russia" in its propa-
ganda book "Soviet Russia in the Second
Decade"; A.A.A.I. Lg. Chgo. branch; spon-
sor Berger Nat. Found, dinner, 1931.

FISHER, IRVING: Prof. Yale U.; Nat.
Citiz. Com. Rel. Lat. Am. 1927; nat. com.
A.C.L.U. 1927 (Marvin) ; Lg. for Org.
Progress, 1931; hon. vice pres. Nat. Cons.
Lg.; Peace Patriots; Am. Neut. Conf. Com.;
backer Fell. Faiths movement (Chgo. Daily
News, 6/17/33).

Federation of Labor since 1906; Chgo.
Com. for Struggle Against War, 1933, which

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put over Communist Barbusse mass meet-
ing; Util. Cons, and Inv. Lg.; active in
Tom Mooney defense; one of leaders in
steel strike, on exec. com. with Wm. Z.
Foster, in 1919; org. 111. and Nat. Farmer-
Labor parties; active in work for "amnesty
of political prisoners"; former pres. Pub.
O. Lg.; Roosevelt appointee on Chicago
labor board of NRA, 1933.

Nat. Com. on Labor Injunction of A.C.L.
U.; Phila.

FLOYD, LOUISE A.: nat. coun. L.I.D.
for N.Y.; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.; Com.
for Thomas, 1929; home N.Y.C.

FLOYD, WM.: ed. radical "Arbitrator,"
publication of Peace Patriots; Nat. Citiz.
Com. Rel. Lat. Am. 1927; Non-interven-
tion Citiz. Com. 1927; in "Arbitrator," gives
A.C.L.U. a monthly page (1932-3) ; Lg. for
Org. Progress 1931; Nat. Save Our Schs.
Com.; dir. Peace Patriots; nat. com. W.R.
Lg.; Com. Total Disarm. 1931; artists' and
writers' Com. for Thomas, 1929; Griffin
Bill sponsor; N.Y.

former I.W.W.; nat. com. A.C.L.U.; dir.
Garland Fund; wife of Carlo Tresca (an-
archist-communist jailed after alleged felo-
nious assault on a young school girl, whose
parents shot, but did not kill, him. W.I.L.
P.F. and A.C.L.U. members appealed for
him, misrepresenting the facts) ; arrested
many times in I.W.W. fights and at Phila.
Sacco-V. meeting; active in Paterson and
Lawrence textile strikes; author "Sabotage,"
suppressed during war; advis. com. Friends
Soviet Russia, now F.S.U.; Pris. Rel. Fund
(of I.L.D.) ; Cong. Exp. Radicals; People's
Freedom Union, 1920; Labor Defense Coun.
1923 (for Bridgman Communists) ; nat.
com. Intl. Wkrs. Aid 1927 (now W.I.R.) ;
Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.; nat. chmn. I.L.D.

bd. N.C. for P.W.; exec. bd. C.M.E.; Nat.
Citiz. Com. on Rel. Lat. Am. 1927.

FORD, JAMES W.: Negro Communist;
cand. for Vice Pres. 1932, with Wm. Z.
Foster; Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts.; dismissed
from Chgo. P.O. 1928 for Red activities;
delg. to Red Intl. Labor Union Congress
in Moscow, 1928; dir. Negro Bureau of the
T.U.U.L.; org. and first sec. Intl. Tr. Un.
Cong, of Negro Wkrs.; one of ten princi-
pal Am. Communist leaders; nat. exec. bd.
T.U.U.L.; U.S. Cong. Ag. War com.

tist minister; now pastor of Rockefeller's
Riverside Drive Ch. in N.Y.C. ; endors.
"Professional Patriots"; Prof. Pract. Theol.

Union Theol. Sem. since 1915; his books
on religion very "liberal" and highly recom-
mended by Socialists and other radicals
(see 4A) ; pro-Soviet; signer Fell. Recon.
Pet. Russ. Recog. 1932; signed A.C.L.U.
petition to Gov. Fuller of Mass, asking
clemency for Sacco and V. (N.Y. City
Press, May 13, 1927) ; also signed minis-
ters' commutation petition in behalf Sacco
and V. (Boston Post, Aug. 22, 1927) ; per-
suaded Ruby Bates to testify in behalf of
Scottsboro rapists and deny her previous
story according to 1933 press reports; re-
ferred to in Communist anti-religious Intl.
Pamphlet No. IS as a "Christian Socialist"
and "Rockefeller's pet preacher."

FOSTER, H. E.: chmn. Seattle A.C.L.U.

FOSTER, WM. Z.: leading Am. Com-
munist executive; Stalin's own mouthpiece
in U.S. ; Communist cand. for Pres. 1932 ;
A.C.L.U. nat. com. until 1930; Garland
Fund dir.; nat. com. A.A.A.I. Lg. 1928;
head of (nat. sec) T.U.U.L.; jailed several
times; presidium Wkrs. Cult. Fed.; U.S.
Cong. Ag. War; Wkrs. Sch. N.Y.C.; Lg.
Strugg. Negro Rts.; nat. com. F.S.U.; etc.

Temple, Chgo.; announced contemplated
raising of $200,000 fund, to be sent to Rus-
sia for the new Jewish Soviet State of Biro
Birdjan in U.S.S.R. (Chgo. Daily News,
Feb. 17, 1932) (see I.C.O.R.).

FOX, MARY: exec. sec. L.I.D. ; dir.
Labor Chatauqua agitating in W. Va. 1931 ;
sec.-treas. Jt. Com. Unemp. ; advis. bd.
"Revolt" 1932 (name changed to "Student
Outlook," Feb. 1933); N.Y. Chap. L.I.D.;
U.S. Cong. Ag. War com.; exec. com. W.R.

FRALEY, EDGARD: Nat. Com. Def.
Pol. Pris.

FRANK, GLENN: pres. U. of Wis.; vice
pres. A.A. for O.A.S.; Nat. Mooney-Billings
Com. (of A.C.L.U.) ; vice pres. Berger Nat.
Found. 1931; gave hon. degree to Harry F.
Ward (see article "Glenn Frank") ; Maurice
Hindus dedicated book to him ; Open Road,
1933; vice pres. Fell. Faiths nat. com. of

FRANK, WALDO: Communist; Com-
munist P. G. for F. & F. 1932; nat. bd.
dir. A.C.L.U. 1933; John Reed Club;
Scottsboro Unity Def. Com.; "Student Re-
view"; contrib. ed. "Soviet Russia Today";
Pris. Rel. Fund ; in "How I Came to Com-
munism" (New Masses, Sept. 1932), he
says: "The revolution tomorrow must be
prepared today. Otherwise it may come too
late to save mankind from the destruction
of capitalistic war or still worse, from the


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moral syphilis of capitalistic peace."; N.C.
to A.S.M.F.S.; Nat. Com. Def. Pol. Pris.
1932; speaker for the Chgo, Assn. for Child
Study, Palmer House, Dec. 10, 1932; Intl.
Com. for Pol. Pris. 1933 ; New Sch. Social
Research 1931; contrib. ed. "New Repub-
lic"; sponsor Chgo. Wkrs. Theatre; Emer.
Com. So. Pol. Pris.; supporter N,S. Lg.;
"New Masses" staff, 1933 ; nat. com. F.S.U.

FRANK, WALTER: bd. dir. and nat.
com. A.C.L.U.; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.;
Com. for Thomas, 1929; Fed. Unemp.
Wkrs. Lgs. N.Y., 1933; Com. on Cultural
Rel. Latin Am.; Conf. Prog. Pol. Act. 1934.

FRANKFELD, PHIL: former Commu-
nist leader in Chgo.; police record in Chgo.
and Pitts.; mem. Party cent. com. Dist. No.
5 at Pitts, and sec. of city com. of Unem-
ployed Coun. of Pitts.

vard Law School; nat. com. A.C.L.U.;
Mass. A.C.L.U. Com.; Griffin Bill sponsor;
severely condemned when counsel in
Mooney case by Pres. Theodore Roosevelt
for "an attitude which seems to me to be
fundamentally that of Trotsky and the
other Bolshevik leaders in Russia" (letter
in Whitney's "Reds in America") ; filed
charges against the U.S. Dept. of Justice
for its activities against Communists with
Nat. Pop. Govt. Lg.; Nat. Save Our Schs.
Com.; nat. legal com. N.A.A.C.P.; endors.
"Professional Patriots" ; said to have recom-
mended Jerome Frank as Roosevelt ap-
pointee and to be an insider with the White
House "brain trust."

FRASER, ALEX: Prog. Miners Un.,
Gillespie, 111.; Nat. Mooney Com. Act.;
pres. Gillespie Unemployed Council; re-
moved from state com. Socialist Party, Aug.
1933, (Daily Wkr. 8/2/33) as a Commu-
nist; delg. Free Tom Mooney Congress,
Chgo., 1933.

FRAZIER, L. J.: U.S. Senator, N.D.;
radical Rep.; author of Frazier Amend-
ment (see) ; officer of communistic Com-
monwealth College; Nat. Citiz. Com. on
Rel. Latin Am. 1927; vice pres. Pub. O.
Lg. since 1920; endors. "Professional

FREEHOF, S. B.: Rabbi; Chgo. Com.
for S.A.W. and spkr. for the communist
Barbusse meeting, Oct. 23, 1933, which it
sponsored; Chgo. com. Fell. Faiths; speakers
bureau of Adult Edu. Council.

FREEMAN, JOS.: Communist; A.A.A.I.
Lg. nat. com.; Intl. Un. Revol. Writers;
perm, contrib. Intl. Lit.; Revol. Writers
Fed.; art com. A.S.C.R.R.; nat. com. W.C.
A.W.; W.I.R. 1927; publicity dir. A.C.L.U.
since 1924; born Ukrainia; staff "Am. He-

brew," 1922; staff "Liberator," 1922; co-
author with Scott Nearing of "American
Imperialism"; contrib. ed. "Student Re-
view" (of communist N.S. Lg.) ; ed. com-
munist "New Masses"; spkr. Student Cong.
Ag. War at U. of Chgo.; Nat. Coun. Prot.
For. Born Wkrs.; Am. Com. for S.A.W.;
Nat. Com. to Aid Vic. G. Fascism; nat.
com. F.S.U.

FREUD, SIGMUND: sex psychoanalyst ;
says "Religious ideas are illusions," etc.
(1927 4A Report); author of "The Future
of Illusion"; Austrian prof.; supporter W.
C.A.W. (Moscow News, Aug. 30, 1932).

FREUND, ERNST: Prof. U. of Chgo.;
nat. com. A.C.L.U.; exec. bd. A.C.L.U.
Chgo. Com.; For. Lang. Inf. Serv.; Am.
Assn. Lab. Legis.; Nat. Pop. Govt. Lg.
(charges against Dept. Justice).

A.C.L.U. Chgo. Com.; Fell. Faiths; head
of Municipal Voters Lg., Chgo.; atty. for
Jane Addams; Valhabai Patel of India his
house guest 1932 (see article "Who Are
They?"); pres. Chgo. Forum Coun. 1928
and dir. Adult Edu. Coun., its successor;
sponsor Berger Nat. Found, dinner, 1931.

FROST, WINIFRED: sec. exec. com.
C.W.C. on Unemp. 1932 ; signer of call for
Continental Congress for Economic Recon-
struction (of Workers and Farmers).

FRUEH, ALFRED: Communist Lg. P.
G. for F. & F.; John Reed Club.

pres. Military Council U.S.S.R.

FUNKE, ADA H.: sec. Phila. A.C.L.U.

Chgo. Com.

GAGE, DANIEL J.: nat. coun. L.I.D.
for S. D.

GALE, ZONA: endors. "Professional
Patriots"; author; advis. com. A.S.C.R.R.;
vice chmn. L.I.P.A.; nat. com. A.C.L.U.;
nat. coun. Berger Nat. Found.; former U.
of Wis. Regent; sponsor and donor of
scholarships to David Goronefsky, alias Gor-
don, Communist jailed for writing obscene
poem called "America" in Daily Worker
(see article "Glenn Frank"), and to Fred
Bassett Blair, Communist cand. for Gov.
Wis. 1932; nat. bd. W.I.L.P.F. 1931; endors.
Lane Pamphlet; nat. coun. C.M.E.; Nat.
Citiz. Com. on Rel. Latin Am. 1927; Russ.
Reconst. Farms, 1925 ; edtl. contrib. A. Lin-
coln Center "Unity," 1933; Conf. Prog. Pol.
Act. campaign com. 1934.

GALLAGHER, LEO: I.L.D. atty.; en-
dorsed by Communist Party and Theo.

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Dreiser, he rec'd 69,800 votes in 1933 Los A.
election for municipal judge; active de-
fense atty. in Mooney case; ousted from
S.W. Law Sch., Los A. for radicalism; Stu-
dent Cong. Ag. War; campaigner for repeal
of Cal. Criminal Syndicalism law leader
of Communist protest delegation in Los A. ;
cand. for Los A. Bd. of Education; sent by
I.L.D. to Germany to defend Communists
charged with burning German Reichstag;
mem. of Intl. Investigating Committee in-
vestigating Reichstag fire ; jailed and ousted
from Germany 1934.

GANDHI, MAHATMA: Leader of the
Indian Nationalist movement, subsidized by
Moscow as a first step in freeing India
from England in order to Sovietize it;
spoke under auspices of W.I.LJP.F. at
Geneva, Switz.; conferred with Romaine
Rolland, French Communist; corres. of the
Nat. R. & L. Found. 1933 ; see also article
"Who Are They?"

CANNES, HARRY: on staff communist
Daily Worker; chmn. Anti-Imperialist Lg.
Delg. to Cuba, 1933 ; speaker for N. S. Lg.
in N.Y.; A.A.A.I. Lg. 1928; cent. com.
Communist Party; writer for Intl. Pamph-

GANNETT, ALICE P.: nat. coun. L.I.D.
for Ohio.

GANNETT, LEWIS S.: dir. Garland
Fund; People's Lobby; nat. com. A.A.A.I.
Lg. 1928; Recep. Com. Soviet Flyers; ed.
"Nation" 1927; Socialist; Intl. Com. Pol.
Pris. 1933 ; book reviewer for N.Y. Herald-

GARDNER, JOE: Wkrs. Ex-Service
Men's Lg.; Am. delg. W.C.A.W. (Amster-

GARDOS, EMIL: Communist Party
cent, com.; sec. Hungarian Euro of cent,
com. Communist Party ; citizenship revoked
and deportation proceedings started 1934.

GARLIN, SENDER: one of ten most
prominent Am. Communist Party leaders;
writer for Daily Worker.

GARTZ, KATE CRANE: nat. com. A.C.
L.U. ; nat. com. W.C.A.W.; prominent Los
A. W.I.L.P.F.; was on nat. com. Intl.
Wkrs. Aid 1927 (now W.I.R.) ; nat. com.
W.I.R. 1928; stockholder in "Liberator";
purchased advertising space in Daily
Worker May Day, 1928, to greet her Com-
munist friends; advis. com. and coun.
People's Lobby; furnished bail for Com-
munist Yetta Stromberg; contributor to
communistic Commonwealth Coll., to I.L.
D. (Communist), and to Young Workers
Communist League summer school, 1929;
close friend of Upton Sinclair and aided
Soviet film director, Eisenstein; Peace Pat-

riots; sister of R. T. Crane of firm of
Crane Co. (plumbing supplies).

GEBERT, BILL: dist. org. Communist
Party, Dist. No. 8 (Chgo) ; former org.
Nat. Miners Un. (S. 111.).

GEER, OWEN M.: sec. Chr. Soc. Act.
M.; teacher at Chgo. Sch. of Socialism,
1933 ("New Frontier," Mar. 22, 1933);
made investigation in coal fields of 111. and
reported favorably to radical miners (May
19, 1933, "Prog. Miner") ; Meth. Ch. hdqts.,
740 Rush St., Chgo.

GEISER, CARL: Communist; sec. of
com. arranging World Cong, of Youth Ag.
War and Fascism; arrang. com. U.S. Cong.
Ag. War; contrib. ed. "Student Review" of
N.S. Lg.; spkr. Student Cong. Ag. War,
and mem. nat. com.; delg. of N.S. Lg. to
Montevideo Cong. Ag. War; org. Pitts.
Com. Strugg. Ag. War, June, 1933; made
tour org. chapters N.S. Lg., May 1933.

GELLERT, HUGO: Communist; painter
and cartoonist; assoc. ed. "Liberator";
staff "New Masses"; Nat. Com. Def. Pol.
Pris.; "New Pioneer"; "Labor Defender";
"Soviet Russia Today"; sec. N.C. to A.S.
M.F.S.; born Hungary; John Reed Club;
home N.Y.C.

GEORGE, HARRISON: cent. com. Com-
munist Party U.S.; I.L.D. ; former ed.
Daily Worker; former I.W.W.

GERBER, JULIUS: exec. sec. Socialist
Party of N.Y.C. ; U.S. Cong. Ag. War; nat.
com. Lg. Against Fascism.

GERSH, E. B.: org. communist Needle
Trades Wkrs. Indust. Un., Chgo.

GERSON, SI: Communist Party func-
tionary; Labor Sports Union; pres. Bronx
County (N.Y.) Amateur League (Commu-
nist) ; editor of Labor Sports Union organ
("Sport and Play").

GESSNER, ROBT.: sec. A.C.L.U. com.
on Indian Civil Rights.

GIBSON, LYDIA: Communist; artist;
edtl. bd. "New Pioneer"; Nat. Com. Def.
Pol. Pris.; N.C. to A.S.M.F.S.; Pris. Rel.
Fund (I.L.D.) 1927; wife of Robt. Minor;
with Hunger Marchers, 1932, in Wash.;
contrib. ed. "Liberator," 1922.

Prof.; Open Road, 1933; faculty endorser
of Student Cong. Ag. War at U. of Chgo.;
was prominent in Youth Movement; said
"the spirit of the movement was one of
freedom, and would not tolerate the bonds
and shackles of a rigid organization but
they realized the present social system was
deficient . . . this was being changed with
the ideas students had as to marriage, that
they felt a continuance of marital relations


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between people who are no longer congenial
as merely prostitution," etc. (Marvin's "Ye
Shall Know the Truth") ; faculty mem. of
Am. Friends Serv. Com. 1932; Non Partz.
Com. Lillian Herstein; ed. of Aaron Direc-
tor's "Economics of Technocracy."

GILKEY, REV. CHAS. W.: Dean of
Rel. Edu. and Prof. U. of Chgo.; until
recently pastor Hyde Pk. Bapt. Ch., Chgo.;
now pastor U. of Chgo. chapel; exec. bd.
A.C.L.U. Chgo. Com.; chmn. Emer. Com.
Strik. Rel.; exec. com. L.I.D., Chgo.; en-
dorsing com. Am. Friends Serv. Com.; en-
dorser Lane Pamphlet; signer of petition
for Sacco and V., Aug. 22, 1927; Fell.
Faiths, chmn. for South Side; Illinois C.M.
E.; Chgo. Forum Coun.; signer Fell. Recon.
Pet. Russ. Recog. 1932; Nat. R. & L.
Found. 1933; wife, Y.W.C.A. executive;
Non Partz. Com. Lillian Herstein; Chgo.
Com. for S.A.W. which staged communist
Barbusse mass meeting 1933 ; sponsor Ber-
ger Nat. Found, dinner, 1931.

brother of Chas. W.; nat. com. Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933.

GILMAN, ELIZ.: Socialist; bd. dir.
L.I.D.; sec. A.C.L.U. Md. Com. 1925
(Baltimore) ; exec. bd. N.C. for P.W.; Peace
Patriots; Nat. Mooney-Billings Com.; Nat.
Citiz. Com. on Rel. Lat. Am. 1927; II
Nuovo Mondo Nat. Com.; exec. com. A.A.
for O.A.S.; delg. to W.C.A.W. 1932; Fell.
Recon.; financial contrib. to Common-
wealth Coll.; Nat. R. & L. Found. 1933;
Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1933; Nat. Save
Our Schs. Com.; supporter Rand Sch.
1933; nat. com. W.R. Lg.; Sacco-V. Nat.
Lg.; vice pres. Berger Nat. Found. 1932.

GILROY, WM. E.: editor "The Congre-
gationalist" since 1922; Nat. R. & L.
Found, nat. com. 1933; Griffin Bill sponsor;
Boston, Mass.

GITLOW, BENJ.: dir. Garland Fund,
1926-33 ; first Am. Communist imprisoned

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