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chmn. Jt. Com. on Unemp.; nat. com. Nat.
World Ct. Com.; contrib. ed. "World To-
morrow"; Fed. Unemp. Wkrs. Lgs. N.Y.
City (Borders) ; pres. Fed. Coun. Chs.
1932 ; hon. pres. Nat. R. & L. Found. 1933 ;
Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1933; chmn. Fell.
Faiths com. 300 (1933) ; vice pres. Pub. O.
Lg.; Nat. Save Our Schs. Com.; vice chmn.
N.C. for P.W.; coun. People's Lobby; For.
Pol. Assn. nat. coun.; endors. "Professional
Patriots"; L.I.D. spkr. 1933-4; home N.Y.C.

McCULLOCH, CATHARINE WAUGH
(MRS. FRANK HATHORN): A.C.L.U.
Chgo. Com.; W.I.L.P.F.; Lg. of Women
Voters; mem. bd. Chgo. Ch. Fed.; mem. bd.
Chgo. Commons; chmn. Chgo. branch Com.
on Cult. Rel. Lat. Am.; presided at A.C.L.
U. meeting at Rev. Tittle's Ch. (Carl Haes-
sler spkr.) (see article "News") ; home
Evanston, 111.

McCULLOCH, FRANK W.: son of
Cath. W.; treas. L.I.D. Chgo. Chapter;
treas. C.W.C. on Unemp. (Borders) ; spkr.
Chgo. A.S.C.R.R. Nov. 1933.

McDONALD, JAMES G.: formerly Coll.
Prof.; chmn. bd. For. Pol. Assn. since 1919;
vice chmn. N.C. for P.W.; World Peace-
ways; Commn. on Intl. Justice and Good-
will of Fed. Coun. Chs.; advis. coun. Lg.
of Nations Assn.; speaker Labor Institute
Forum 1927-8; as Lg. of Nations represen-
tative, aiding Jews exiled by Hitler 1933-4.

MCDONALD, LEONIDES: colored;

cand. for Gov. of 111. Communist Party,
1932 ; then Sergeant 111. Nat. Guard. (Who
permits those pledged to overthrow our
Govt. to join, or remain in, its armed
forces?)

McDOWELL, MARY E.r dir. and head
U. of Chgo. Settlement since 1893; dir.
Garland Fund, July 19, 1922-May 7, 1924;
nat. com. A.C.L.U.; N.C. for P.W.; C.M.E.,
111.; Debs Memorial Radio Fund Com.;
vice pres. 111. Worn. Tr. Un. Lg. ; Am. Com.
on Inf. about Russia; Chgo. Forum Coun.;
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Chgo. com. Fell. Faiths; endors. com. of
Am. Friends Serv. Com., Chgo. branch;
nat. com. Meth. Fed. for Soc. Serv.; chmn.
Com. on Intl. Cooperation for Prev. of
War; chmn. com. 111. Lg. of Women Voters;
Peace Patriots; exec. Chgo. br. N.A.A.C.P.;
dir. Immigrants' Prot. Lg.; sponsor com-
munist Chgo. Wkrs. Theatre, 1933; spkr.
Fell. Faiths, Chgo. 1933; sponsor Berger
Nat. Found, dinner, 1931.

McFARLAND, J. C.: Communist; Am.
Com. for S.A.W.; delg. from Marine Wkrs.
Indust. Un. to World Cong. Ag. War (Am-
sterdam).

McGEE, CLYDE: A.C.L.U. Chgo. Com.;
vice chmn. Com. on Cult. Rel. Lat. Am.,
Chgo. branch.

McGILL, J. H.: vice pres. Pub. O. Lg.
of Am.; Nat. Pop. Govt. Lg.; People's
Legis. Serv.; People's Lobby, bd. dir.; Com.
on Coal and Giant P.

McGOWAN, REV. RICHARD A.: exec,
bd. N.C. for P.W.; chmn. Lat.-Am. com.
of Catholic Assn. Intl. Peace; Nat. Cath.
Welfare Conf.; A.C.L.U. aid at hearing on
admitting alien pacifist Macintosh to citi-
zenship (A.C.L.U. Report, 1931-2).

McGUIRE, REV. U. M.: Baptist min-
ister; ed. of "The Baptist"; exec. com.
Chgo. L.I.D.; Fell. Recon.; Pub. O. Lg.;
Emer. Com. Strik. Rel., Chgo.; exec. com.
C.W.C. on Unemp. (Borders) ; Socialist
cand. for Clerk Supreme Ct., 1932.

McKAY, CLAUDE: Nat. Com. Def.
Pol. Pris.; ed. "Liberator," 1922.

McKENNA, THOS. M.: exec. sec. A.C.
L.U. Chgo Com.; a busy spectator at Com-
munist riots and court witness for rioters;
beaten up at Melrose Park, 111., 1932, for
his communistic activities; speaker at com-
munist Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts. meeting,
Feb. 26, 1933; Recep. Banquet Com. for
Ford, 1932 ; arrested June 29, 1933 at com-
munist strike (with Lovett) and at other
riots (Jan. 27, 1934, etc.).

McLEVY, JASPER: nat. exec. com. So-
cialist Party; nat. com. Lg. Ag. Fascism;
elected mayor of Bridgeport, Conn. Nov.
1933; Roosevelt admirer.

McVEY, DAVID: C.W.C. on Unemp.;
Farmer-Labor Party.

MEAD, MRS. LUCIA AMES: vice
chmn. N.C. for P.W.; Peace Patriots; Emer.
Peace Fed.; active in Lg. of Nations move-
ment; endors. "Professional Patriots"; was
in Jane Addams' Women's Peace Party;
husband is Edwin D., ex-dir. World Peace
Found.; nat. coun. Berger Nat. Found.;
W.I.L.P.F.; A.A.A.I. Lg. 1926.

MEIKLEJOHN, ALEX.: Prof. U. of
Wis.; nat. com. A.C.L.U.; vice pres. L.I.D.;



nat. coun. C.M.E.; Nat. Mooney-Billings
Com.; Nat. Citiz. Com. for Sacco and V.;
signed telegram to Pres. in behalf of Sacco
and V. (Boston Post, Aug. 21, 1927) ; Nat.
Save Our Schs. Com.; nat. coun. Berger
Nat. Found.; founder and director of the
experimental college at U. of Wis. which
was called the "Guinea Pig" College, was
very communistic in character, and after
two years was dropped; Conf. Prog. Pol.
Act. camp. com. 1934.

MEIKLEJOHN, KENNETH: son of
Alex.; student at U. of Wis.; exec. bd. L.I.
D.; U. of Wis. Com. for Thomas, 1932;
Student Com. to Investigate Mining Con-
ditions (L.I.D. and N.S. Lg.).

MEITZEN, ERNEST R.: Communist
org. of farmer movement ; nat. com. United
Farmers' Lg.; I.L.D.; officer Common-
wealth Coll.; home S.D.

MELDON, JOHN: very active Commu-
nist; nat. sec. Steel and Metal Wkrs. Indust.
Un. (Communist) ; cand. for Pittsburg City
Council on Communist ticket, 1933; nat.
com. F.S.U. 1933.

MELISH, REV. JOHN HOWARD:
Prot. Episc. minister; Socialist; an org. of
infamous revolutionary People's Council
during the War, exposed in Lusk Report;
sec.-treas. Ch, Socialist Lg.; Jt. Commn.
on Soc. Serv. of Episc. Ch.; Emer. Com.
Strik. Rel.; Ch. Emer. Com. for Rel. Tex-
tile Strikers 1930; bd. dir. "World Tomor-
row"; Fed. Unemp. Wkrs. Lgs. N.Y. (Bor-
ders) 1933 ; chmn. Non-intervention Citiz.
Com. 1927; home Brooklyn, N.Y.

MELMS, EDMUND T.: Milwaukee So-
cialist Party executive.

MENCKEN, H. L.: Nat. Mooney-Bill-
ings Com. and Nat. Coun. on Freedom from
Censorship (both of A.C.L.U.) ; John Reed
Club; contrib. ed. "Nation" 1932.

MERRIAM, CHAS. E.: U. of Chgo.
Prof.; nat. A.S.C.R.R. book com.; dir.
Chgo. A.S.C.R.R. branch; advis. com.
Chgo. Forum Coun.; signer of A.C.L.U.
appeal for Sacco and V., May 1927; bd.
Util. Cons, and Inv. Lg.; Pres. Hoover's
Com. on Social Trends 1932; in U. of
Chgo. "Daily Maroon" May 17, 1933, he
referred to the proposed Baker Bills to
prevent teaching of sedition in Illinois
schools as "another 'monkey law' of the
type that made Tenn. a laughing stock";
with Harry Elmer Barnes author of "Recent
Times"; sponsor Berger Nat. Found, din-
ner 1931.

MESEROLE, DARWIN J.: nat. coun.
L.I.D. for N.Y.; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.
1927-33; pres. Nat. Unemp. Lg.; nat. com.
W.R. Lg.; Recep. Com. Soviet Flyers 1929;



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exec. com. Jt. Com. on Unemp.; Com. for
Thomas 1929; Nat. R. & L. Found. 1933;
atty.; nat. coun. Berger Nat. Found.

MICHELES, VERA: see Vera Micheles
Dean.

MICHELSON, CLARINA: Communist;
N.C. to A.S.M.F.S.; nat. com. W.I.R.;
Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1928 (exec. sec.
1927); Garland Fund director; Pris. Rel.
Fund (I.L.D.); nat. com. I.L.D. 1928.

MICHELSON, HERMAN: Communist;
formerly Sunday ed. New York World;
"New Masses" staff, 1933.

MILLAY, EDNA ST. VINCENT: Nat.
Com. Def. Pol. Pris.; artists' and writers'
Com. for Thomas, 1929; Scottsboro Unity
Def. Com.; picketed State House of Mass,
in Boston in 1927 in protest against death
verdict against Communist murderers Sacco
and Vanzetti.

MILLER, HERBERT ADOLPHUS: for-
merly Prof. Ohio State U., dismissed 1932
because of his support of the Indian Na-
tionalist movement, negro equality, and op-
position to military training, all of which
are also supported by Communists (Am.
Labor Year Book 1932) ; Fed. Unemp.
Wkrs. Lgs. N.Y. (Borders) 1933; Nat. R.
& L. Found. 1933; advis. com. A.S.C.R.R.;
endors. "Professional Patriots."

MILLER, MAURICE: regional chmn.
Chgo., communist Wkrs. Ex-Service Men's
Lg.

MILLIS, MARY RAOUL: nat. coun. L.
I.D. for Georgia; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.
1933.

MILLS, ETHELWYN: local com. com-
munist Nat. Coun. Prot. For. Born Wkrs.;
nat. coun. L.I.D. for Cal. (with Upton Sin-
clair) ; Cal. chmn. W.I.L.P.F. 1931; sec.
Fell. Recon. Los Angeles, 1925; Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933; sec. Carl D. Thompson's
speaking tour for Pub. O. Lg. 1933; sec.
Los A. br. A.C.L.U. 1931; contrib. ed.
"Open Forum," publication of A.C.L.U.,
1927-31; spkr. Mooney-Billings mass meet-
ing Feb. 22, 1930; referred to in Lusk Re-
port as a Socialist.

MILLS, WILEY W.: lawyer; Aid. 37th
Ward, Chgo. until 1933; A.C.L.U. Chgo.
Com.; Chgo. com. Emer. Com. Strik. Rel.;
bd. dir. People's Lobby; vice pres. Pub. O.
Lg. of Am.; Newton Jenkins' "Prog. Rep."
cand. for County Judge, April 1934; if he
wins, the entire election machinery of Chi-
cago and Cook County will be in radical
hands.

MILNER, LUCILLE: nat. bd. dir. and
research sec. nat. A.C.L.U.

MINER, THEO.: com. Chr. Soc. Act.
M.; Saltsburg, Pa.; author of article in



"World Tomorrow," Aug. 1933, "Pitts-
burgh Methodists Turn Left."

MINERICH, TONY: state sec. commu-
nist Unemployed Councils of 111.; sec. Pa.
Miners' Relief, 1928; spkr. at Russian
Revol. Anniv. meeting, St. Louis, 1932;
arrested in Jersey City, N.J. for disorderly
conduct (Daily Worker, 10/17/33); former
org. Nat. Miners Un. in Pa.

MINK, GEO.: Communist Party cent,
com.; sec. Marine Wkrs. Indust. Un.

MINOR, ROBT.: very prominent Am.
Communist; writer; cartoonist; cent. exec,
com. Communist Party U.S.; indicted
Bridgman, Mich. 1922; spread Bolshevism
in U.S. Army in Europe; nat. com. I.L.D.
1928; F.S. Russia; an ed. Daily Worker
1928, arrested for publishing obscene poem
"America" by Zona Gale's protege David
Gordon, alias Goronefsky; served six
months in jail in 1930 for riot activity;
"Labor Defender" 1931; speaker at Lenin
Memorial mtg. Chgo., Jan. 21, 1933; for-
merly a leader of the Berkman anarchist
gang ; principal speaker at Communist May
Day Mooney meeting, Chgo. 1933 ; Nat.
Mooney Coun. Act. 1933; U.S. Cong. Ag.
War; Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts.; nat. com.
F.S.U. 1934.

MIRVISS, JACOB: nat. com. Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933.

MITCHELL, BROADUS: bd. dir. L.I.
D.; bd. dir. People's Lobby; A.C.L.U.;
supporter Rand Sch. 1933; Prof. Johns
Hopkins U.

MITCHELL, ELSIE REED: M.D.; N.
C. to A.S.M.F.S.; pro-Soviet; has traveled
extensively in Soviet Union, together with
Helen Calista Wilson, who is employed by
the Soviet Govt. in literary work (N.Y.
Tel. 10/30/33) ; spkr. for Recon. Trips at
Labor Temple 1931.

MITCHELL, WESLEY C.: Prof. Co-
lumbia U.; dir. New Sch. for Social Re-
search; A.S.C.R.R. book com.; Emer. Com.
Strik. Rel. 1927-33; Nat. Mooney-Billings
Com.; Com. for Thomas, 1929; Pres.
Hoover's Com. on Social Trends, 1932,
which made radical report; advis. coun.
Am. Assn. Lab. Legis.; Advis. Coun. on
Radio in Edu. 1934; lecturer at Rand Sch.;
signed an appeal for Chinese Communists;
listed in Lusk Report as stockholder in
"Liberator."

MONDALE, R. LESTER: minister of
Unitarian Church, Evanston, HI.; A.C.L.U.
Chgo. Com.; Am. nat. com. W.C.A.W.;
his church regular meeting place for com-
munist I.L.D. and N.S. Lg.; features revo-
lutionary articles in church paper; lecturer
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"Religion Joins the Revolution," "What
My Communist and Socialist Friends Are
Doing and Saying," "The Revolt of the
'Tinted Races' (The White Man Steps
Down, the Gandhis Up)," and "Revolution
Just Around the Corner (What Causes,
Helps and Consummates Revolution)," un-
der the auspices of the Iowa Unitarian
Assn.'s ninth annual Young People's Insti-
tute of Liberal Religion; speaker at com-
munist John Reed Club, Chgo. Apr. 30,
1933, on "Democracy Becomes Plutocracy
and Patriots become Racketeers"; Am.
Com. for S.A.W. and chmn. Chgo. com. for
S.A.W.; Nat. Com. to Aid Vic. G. Fascism;
see article "Jail or Asylum for Me."

MONROE, HARRIET: Chgo. Com. for
Struggle Against War; John Reed Club.

MONTAGUE, WILLIAM P.: nat. coun.
L.I.D. for N.Y.

MOON, PARKER T.: Prof. Columbia
U.; For. Pol. Assn.; Cath. Assn. for Intl.
Peace; his book "Imperialism and World
Politics," part of study course for socialist
L.I.D., 1927-8, along with books by Com-
munists and Socialists.

MOONEY, THOS.: Anarchist-Commu-
nist; labor agitator; now imprisoned in
San Quentin (Cal.) Pen. for bombing the
San Francisco Preparedness Day Parade,
July 22, 1916, with W. K. Billings, killing
ten and injuring fifty persons; trying to
free him is a Communist agitation and
fruitful source of income ; see Nat. Mooney -
Billings Com. for his letter to Stalin; a
letter signed by Bob Parker, org. of the
Y.P.S.L. of Cleveland, O., written to Geo.
Smirkin, reproduced in Daily Worker, Sept.
12, 1933, says that Clarence Senior stated:
"Tom Mooney was expelled from the Eng-
lish speaking branch of the Socialist Party
of San F. in 1913 for the very same thing
for which he is now in jail, for the ad-
vocacy of dynamiting. He later joined the
Hungarian branch. In spite of this, the
Socialist Party has and will struggle for the
release of Mooney"; Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts.
1933.

MOORE, FRED ATKINS: was Univer-
salist minister; exec. dir. Chgo. Forum (and
Adult Edu.) Coun. since 1925; A.C.L.U.
Chgo. Com.; exec. com. Chgo. L.I.D.; Fell.
Faiths; Nat. Coun. Prot. For. Born Wkrs.
exec. com. 1927-31; home Oak Park, 111.,
where he conducts radical Community
forum in public high sch. featuring Com-
munist-Socialist spkrs.

MOORE, JOHN W.: mem. Socialist
Party; chmn. administration com. Fed.
Coun, Chs.; minister.



MOORE, RICHARD B.: Communist
Party functionary; colored; as delg. repr.
Am. Negro Labor Congress, went with Wm.
Pickens and Roger Baldwin to Anti-Imp.
Lg. at Brussels (Daily Worker, Mar. 9,
1927); gen. sec. Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts.;
field org. I.L.D. 1933.

MOORE, UNDERBILL : Prof. Yale U.
since 1930; dir. A.S.C.R.R.; endorser of
Hapgood's "Professional Patriots"; mem.
of A.C.L.U. Com. of 100 (in behalf of dis-
missed radical teachers).

MOORS, JOHN F.: sec. Nat. Citiz. Com.
on Rel. Lat. Am. 1927; Griffin Bill sponsor
1932.

MOORS, MRS. JOHN F.: nat. coun. C.
M.E.; II Nuovo Mondo Nat. Com.

MORGAN, ARTHUR E.: Roosevelt ap-
pointee as chmn. bd. Tenn. Valley Author-
ity; pres. Antioch Coll., Yellow Springs,
O.; Open Road, 1933; nat. coun. C.M.E.;
Fell. Recon. Pet. Russ. Recog. ; Lg. for Org.
Progress; spkr. Pub. O. Lg. conv. Chgo.
1933; bd. dir. Prog. Edu. Assn.

MORGAN, H. W.: nat. com. Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933.

MORGAN, MRS. LAURA PUFFER:
assoc. sec. N.C. for P.W.; exec. com. World
Ct. Com. 1931.

MORLEY, FELIX: exec. bd. N.C. for
P.W.

MORRISON, CHAS. CLAYTON: Proi.
and lecturer Chgo. Theol. Sem.; Russ. Re-
const. Farms. 1925; ed. ultra radical "Chris-
tian Century" since 1908; A.C.L.U. Chgo.
Com.; C.M.E. 111.; Chgo. Forum Coun.;
with Sherwood Eddy delg. to Russia, 1926 ;
nat. com. World Ct. Com.; petitioned for
Sacco and V. Aug. 22, 1927; endorser Lane
Pamphlet; Garland Fund Com. on Am. Im-
perialism; nat. com. Nat. R. & L. Found.
1933 ; presided at communist mass meeting
for Henri Barbusse, Oct. 23, 1933, and I
heard him say that he was proud to stand
shoulder to shoulder with Barbusse and
that we would never have peace until our
capitalistic system was abolished ; Nat. Save
Our Schs. Com.; chmn. Chgo. gen. com.
Fell. Faiths.

MORROW, FELIX: Communist; Am.
com. W.C.A.W.; contrib. ed. "New Masses"
and "Student Review"; writer for Intl.
Pamphlets; arrested South Orange, N.J.,
1932, for inciting to riot; Communist Lg.
P. G. for F. & F.; Am. Com. for S.A.W.

MORSE, JOSIAH: nat. coun. L.I.D. for
S.C.; vice pres. Nat. Cons. Lg.; chmn.
Univ. Commn. on Race Questions; Prof. U.
of S.C.; Nat. Save Our Schs. Com.

MORTON, MILES: alias Mike Morton,
alias Kane, alias Daniels; Chgo. Hunger



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Marchers column to Wash., 1932 ; org. Steel
and Metal Workers Indust. Un. for Calu-
met dist. Chgo.

MOSHEVITZ, DR.: Communist Party
cent. com.

MOSS, GORDON W.: sec. Nat. Coun. on
Freedom from Censorship of A.C.L.U.

MUENZENBERG, WILLI: German
Communist; intl. sec. W.I.R.; exec. com.
Communist Intl.; intl. com. W.C.A.W.;
head of Anti-Imperialist Lg.; intl. com.
Nat. Com. to Aid Vic. G. Fascism.

MULLENBACH, JAMES: labor arbitra-
tor for Amalg. Cloth. Wkrs. of Am.; lec-
turer Chgo. Theol. Sem.; associated with
L.I.D.; advis. coun. C.W.C. on Unemp.
(Borders), which staged "Hunger March"
with Communists, Oct. 31, 1932; on Gov.
Emmerson's Relief Commn.; Chgo. Forum
Coun.; Fell. Faiths Chgo. Com.; Chgo.
Emer. Com. Strik. Relief; Non-Partz. Com.
Lillian Herstein; endors. com. \m. Friends
Serv. Com. of Chgo.; formerly associated
with Graham Taylor at Chgo. Commons;
Roosevelt appointee as Labor Arbitrator
for Industry, Chgo. area.

MUMFORD, LEWIS: N.C. to A.S.M.F.
S.; Nat. Coun. on Freedom from Censor-
ship of A.C.L.U.; M.W.D. Def. Com. 1930;
author of article "The Day Before the
Revolution" in "Student Outlook" Feb.
1933 ; spkr. at forum of revolution at
Barnard Coll. 1932; contrib. to radical in-
tellectual magazine "Contempo" and signer
of protest letter against dismissal of Diego
Rivera, Communist artist painting mural
at Rockefeller Center.

MURPHY, FRANK: former Mayor De-
troit praised by A.C.L.U.; vice pres. Fell.
Faiths; Roosevelt appointee as gov. of
Philippines; spkr. at Detroit Mooney Def.
Conf. (Detroit Leader, 2/11/33) ; exec. bd.
N.A.A.C.P.

MURPHY, J. PRENTICE: chmn. Phila.
A.C.L.U. Com.; M.W.D. Def. Com. 1930.

MUSSEY, HENRY R.: nat. com. A.C.
L.U.; Nat. Coun. on Freedom from Cen-
sorship of A.C.L.U.; Com. for Thomas,
1929; edtl. contrib. A. Lincoln Center
"Unity," 1933 ; Russ. Reconst. Farms, 1925 ;
vice pres. Nat. Cons. Lg. 1931, with Mrs.
F. D. Roosevelt, Jane Addams, etc.

MUSTE, ABRAHAM J.: head of Conf.
Prog. Lab. Action and new Am. Wkrs.
Party; nat. com. A.C.L.U.; nat. coun. L.I.
D. for N.Y.; until 1933 pres. Brookwopd
Labor Coll.; exec. bd. Fell. Recon.; vice
pres. Pioneer Youth of Am.; vice pres. Am.
Fed. of Teachers; L.I.P.A.; nat. coun. C.
M.E.; Sacco-V. Nat. Lg.; W.R. Lg.; II
Nuovo Mondo nat, com. ; sec. Amalg. Tex-



tile Wkrs.; strike leader; formerly a min-
ister; ed. "Labor Age"; Non-intervention
Citiz. Com. 1927; exec. com. Nat. R. & L.
Found. 1933; U.S. Cong. Ag. War; mem.
coun. Jt. Com. on Unemp.; Nat. Scotts-
boro Com. of Action 1933; spkr. commu-
nist U.S. Cong. Ag. War; contrib. ed.
"World Tomorrow"; chmn. Nat. Com. to
Aid Vic. G. Fascism (of communist W.I.
R.) 1933; revolutionary Socialist; very
militant.

MYERS, REV. JAMES: sec. Ch. Emer.
Com. Rel. Tex. Strik.; indust. and field sec.
Fed. Coun. Chs. "Commn. on Ch. and Soc.
Serv."; A.C.L.U. mem.; "The Progressive
Miner" (Union's paper) Jan. 6, 1933, ack-
nowledged $100 donation from him as sec.
of Ch. Emer. Com. (to aid strikers).

MYERS, JOSEPH: nat. coun. L.I.D. for
Mo.

MYERSCOUGH, TOM: Communist
Party functionary ; Lg. Strugg. Negro Rts. ;
pres. Nat. Miners Un.; jailed many times
in Pa.

N

NAZIMOVA, ALLA: Am. com. W.CA.
W.; contrib. "Soviet Russia Today" (offi-
cial organ F.S.U.) ; Am. Com. for S.A.W.
1933.

NEARING, NELLIE SEEDS: wife of
Scott; nat. coun. L.I.D. for N.Y.; Fell.
Recon.; Am. Fed. of Teachers; Pioneer
Youth of Am.; Lg. for Mut. Aid; head of
Manumit Sch., Pawling, N.Y. 1932.

NEARING, SCOTT: very prominent
Communist; was wartime "peace" worker;
chmn. of infamous People's Coun. 1917-8;
indicted in 1918 under Espionage Act for
writing of pamphlet "The Great Madness,"
the American Socialist Society (which main-
tains and operates Rand Sch. of Social
Science) being convicted and fined $3,000
for its publication, circulation, and distri-
bution; Garland Fund dir. from begin-
ning; founder and on nat. com. A.C.L.U.
until 1930; dismissed from U. of Pa. and
U. of Toledo for Communist teachings;
lecturer Rand Sch. of Soc. Sc.; nat. com.
I.L.D. 1928; nat. com. W.I.R. 1928; nat.
com. A.A.A.I. Lg.; Am. Fed. of Teachers;
European corres. Fed. Press 1931; nat.
coun. Fell. Recon. 1927; Emer. Com. So.
Pol. Pris.; Recep. Com. Soviet Flyers; Am.
com. and delg. to W.C.A.W.; nat. com.
Student Cong. Ag. War and speaker with
Jane Addams at its Congress at the U. of
Chgo., Dec. 1932; contrib. to "The Com-
munist," "Soviet Russia Today," and "La-
bor Unity" (organ of T.U.U.L.) ; writer
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gan of Prog. Miners of Am.) ; 1933 lec-
turer for F.S.U. and for benefit Workers
School, Chgo.; financial contrib. Common-
wealth Coll.; sponsor Chgo. Wkrs. Theatre,
1933; Nat. Coun. Prot. For. Born Wkrs.;
supporter N.S. Lg. ; Am. Com. for S.A.W.;
John Reed Club; Cong. Exp. of Radicals;
nat. com. F.S.U. 1934; home Ridgewood,
NJ.

NEILSON, WILLIAM ALLAN: born
Scotland; pres. Smith Coll. (see Hadley's
"Sinister Shadows" for Smith Coll. "sex
questionnaire") ; pres. A.S.C.R.R.; vice pres.
A.A. for O.A.S.; nat. cbun. For. Pol. Assn.;
endorser "Professional Patriots"; signer of
petition to free Sacco and V., the Anar-
chist-Communist murderers; was on nat.
com. Nat. Citiz. Com. on Rel. Lat. Am.;
hon. vice pres. Nat. Cons. Lg.; signer Fell.
Recon. Pet. Russ. Recog. 1932; pres. Open
Road advis. com. 1933.

NELLES, WALTER: nat. com. A.C.L.
U.; atty. for Garland Fund; ed. Law &
Freedom Bulletins for A.C.L.U.; counsel
for Scott Nearing, Max Eastman, etc., when
prosecuted under charges of criminal an-
archy and sedition.

NELSON, CLAUD: nat. com. Nat. R. &
L. Found. 1933.

NELSON, WALTER M.: Chmn. Detroit
branch A.C.L.U.

NESSIN, SAM: Communist; instr.
Wkrs. Sch. in Tr. Un. Strategy and Tac-
tics; T.U.U.L. org.; exec. com. Unemp.
Coun. of N.Y.; nat. com. I.L.D. 1930.

NESTOR, AGNES: vice pres. of Nat.
and pres. Chgo. Worn. Tr. Un. Lg.; Bryn
Mawr Summer Sch. for Workers in In-
dustry; advis. bd. Chgo. Forum Coun.;
Griffin Bill sponsor 1932; Woman's City
Club, Chgo.; see also Mrs. Raymond Rob-
ins; sponsor Berger Nat. Found, dinner,
1931; backed Wm. H. Holly for Federal
judge.

NEUMANN, HENRY: Am. com. W.C.
A.W.; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1927-33;
exec. com. L.I.P.A. 1931; exec. com. W.R.
Lg. 1931; Nat. Com. Def. Pol. Pris. (Drei-
ser) ; Com. for Thomas 1929 ; vice pres.
Lincoln Settlement for Colored People,
Brooklyn; Russ. Reconst. Farms, 1925;
Peace Patriots; Freethinkers Ingersoll Com.
1933; nat. coun. Berger Nat. Found.; Conf.
Prog. Pol. Action camp. com. 1934.

NEUMANN, MRS. HENRY: Woman's
Peace Society, 1928; Com. for Thomas 1929.

NEWELL, J. PIERCE: M.E. minister,
formerly of Park Ridge, now of Rockford,
111.; L.I.D.; Chr. Soc. Act. M. 1933 exec,
com.; sponsor Berger Nat. Found, dinner
1931.



NEWHOFF, ANDREW: sec. communist
I.L.D.; instr. Chgo. Wkrs. Sch. in labor
defense, fall term 1933.

NEWTON, HERBERT (ALIAS GIL-
MER BRADY): colored; 111. Communist
cand. 1932 ; under sedition charges Atlanta,
Ga.; an org. of N.S. Lg. at U. of Chgo. and
reported to have majored there in Sociol-
ogy; Agitprop dir. Communist Party, Dist.
No. 8; was org. of Cleveland Lg. Strugg.
Negro Rts.; lecturer for M.O.P.R. (Rus-
sian sec. of I.L.D.) in Russia 1929; editor
Chgo. "Workers Voice," 1933; org. Pack-
inghouse Wkrs. Indust. Un., Chgo., 1934.

NEWTON, RAY: sec. Peace Section of
Am. Friends Serv. Com.; U.S. Cong. Ag.
War; nat. com. War Resisters Lg. 1930-31;
endorsers com. World Peaceways.

NICHOL, REV. D. M.: C.W.C. on Un-
emp. 1933.

NICOLE, LEON: Swiss Socialist; intl.
com. W.C.A.W.; ed. radical newspaper and
mem. Cantonal govt.; denounced by news-
papers as emissary of Moscow and respon-
sible for Red riot in Geneva, Switz., Nov.
9, 1932, in which eleven were killed and
seventy wounded; convicted June 3, 1933.

NIEBUHR, REINHOLD: Prof. Union
Theol. Sem. since 1928; bd. dir. L.I.D.;
L.I.P.A.; chmn. Fell. Recon.; was sec. Fell.
Chr. Social Order (now Fell. Recon.) ; nat.
coun. C.M.E.; Fed. Coun. Chs.; Aid. cand.
N.Y.C. on Socialist ticket; endors. com.
World Peaceways; signer Fell. Recon. Pet.
Russ. Recog. 1932; ed. "World Tomorrow";
contrib. ed. "Christian Century"; exec. com.
Nat. R. & L. Found. 1933; author of
"Moral Man and Immoral Society," which
aims to show that we must have violent
revolution to achieve Socialism and is
praised by Communist publications as an
exposition of true Marxism, according to
Communist standards; the "Christian Cen-
tury Pulpit," pub. for ministers only by
the "Christian Century," Feb. 1933, stated
in a review of the above book: "I recom-
mend the book . . . Thus Dr. Niebuhr,
though long a pacifist leader, goes over to
the school of Karl Marx, accepts the class
struggle as inevitable and justified, and of-
fers us in this book his conception of the
function of religion in such a world strug-
gle."; spkr. for communist U.S. Cong. Ag.
War; Emer. Com. Strik. Rel. 1933; Nat.
Coun. Prot. For. Born Wkrs. (communist)



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