Series 1
Organization files
Boxes 1-9

Scope and Content Note

The organizations files contain materials relating to organizations in which Matt Crawford took an active role, primarily during the 1940s and 1950s when he was involved in many civil rights, labor rights, and social justice campaigns. The series also includes papers he collected from organizations in which he had an interest. See Series 3 for printed materials relating to these organizations.

Arrangement Note

The series is organized into four subseries: (1.1) National Negro Congress, (1.2) Labor unions, (1.3) Communist Party, and (1.4) Other organizations.

Description of Subseries