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"Books Abroad" Committee, 1960-1964

Identifier: A.

Scope and Content of the Papers

From the Collection:

Irving Gordon papers consist primarily of correspondence, printed and scrapbook material dealing with social and business affairs of both the national and local Workmen's Circle (1960-1970). The bulk of the papers describe the collection of books and sports equipment by the Atlanta and Miami Beach branches (1960-1965) for distribution abroad by the U. S. Information Agency as part of its "People-To-People" Program. Correspondents include U.S.I.A. Director Benjamin R. Stickney and Local Workmen's Circle Chairman Harold Bauman. A brief correspondence outlines business arrangements of Gordon Opticians with trade unions (1970). Included also are correspondence, reports, minutes and budgets concerning financial and membership matters of the Jewish Labor Committee (1966-1968).


  • 1960-1964

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research use.


From the Series: 1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

General Physical Description note

(106 leaves)


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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Atlanta, Georgia 30303
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