Emily Alman and Ephraim Cross Regarding the Rosenbergs, May or June 1953 (correspondence)
- Emily Alman and Ephraim Cross Regarding the Rosenbergs, May or June 1953 (correspondence)
- International Workers’ Order (IWO) and Jewish People's Fraternal Order (JPFO)
- Cold War
- Alman, Emily Arnow
- 1953-05 or 1953-06
- New York, New York, United States
- Address (Creator):
- 1050 Sixth Avenue, New York 18, New York
- New York Committee for Clemency for the Rosenbergs; National Committee to Secure Justice in the Rosenberg Case
- Work Type:
- circular letters
political ideologies and attitudes
- Postwar Order and Social Contract
Cold War- Red Scare, Rosenbergs, Espionage
Postwar Jewish Culture- U.S.
- Translated Summary: Flyer for a rally at New York's Union Square on June 11, and for a June 14 train trip to a Washington D.C., to hold demonstrations in an effort to gain clemency for the Rosenbergs, who were due to be executed. Quotes arguments for clemency from Pope Pius XII, Professor Albert Einstein, Dr. Harold Urey, and Professor Malcolm Sharp. The Rosenbergs were sentenced to death on April 5, 1951 and executed on June 19, 1953.
- The Jewish People’s Fraternal Order was the largest ‘national’ section of the International Workers Order (IWO) which focused on cultural awareness and celebration, mutual support especially in health insurance coverage, and anti-fascist activities. The IWO also gave particular emphasis to supporting the rights and interests of African Americans. Documents include language and representations which comprise the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that Cornell University or its staff endorse or approve of negative representations or stereotypes presented.
- Cite As:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records #5276. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
- Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Martin P. Catherwood Library, Cornell University
- Archival Collection:
- International Workers Order (IWO) Records, 1915-2002 (KCL05276)
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