Collection Number: 05143

Collection Title: Myra Page Papers, 1910-1990

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Size 12.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4000 items)
Abstract Writer, union activist, and communist Dorothy Markey (nee Dorothy Page Gary) was born in Newport News, Va., in 1897. Under the name Myra Page, Markey was an active political journalist and writer in the 1930s. In the early 1940s, she taught writing at the Writers' School sponsored by the League of American Writers in New York City. During the 1950s and 1960s, she wrote and published the juvenile biographies. Dorothy Markey died in 1993. The collection includes materials relating to the journalistic and literary activities of Dorothy Markey/Myra Page. Included are business and personal correspondence; contracts and other materials concerning the publication of her works in the United States and the Soviet Union; typed and handwritten manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, and notes relating to the writing of newspaper articles, radio plays, short stories, poems, books, and screenplays; lecture notes, handouts, student writings, and other materials relating to her writing courses; subject files relating to the American South, organized labor, progressive and radical politics, and other topics; and biographical and family materials including photographs of southern sharecroppers and people in the Soviet Union in the 1930s.
Creator Page, Myra, 1897-1993.
Curatorial Unit Southern Historical Collection
Language English
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Received from May Kanfer of Hastings on Hudson, N.Y., in October 2001 (Acc. 99687).
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Dorothy Markey (nee Dorothy Page Gary), writer, union activist, and communist who wrote as Myra Page, was born into the family of a well-established physician in Newport News, Va., in 1897. After completing high school, she attended Westhampton College in Richmond, Va., graduating in 1918 with a bachelor's degree in English and history. Markey briefly taught school in Richmond before moving to New York City, where she attended Columbia University and earned a master's degree in political science and sociology in 1920. After graduating, she returned to Virginia and worked for one year as the Industrial Secretary for the YWCA in Norfolk helping to "organize southern working women." Markey spent the next several years working as a shop clerk and machine worker in Philadelphia, Pa., and St. Louis, Mo., while she was involved with organizing workers for the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. From 1924 to 1928, she studied at the University of Minnesota and earned her Ph.D. in sociology by writing and publishing, Southern Cotton Mills and Labor (1929). During this period, she married John Fordyce Markey and joined the Communist Party.

Over the next two decades, under the pen name Myra Page, Markey was a very active political journalist. Her writings about the social, political, and economic conditions in the American South, Mexico, and the Soviet Union appeared in a number of Communist-sponsored papers, including The Daily Worker, The Southern Worker, Working Woman, and Soviet Russia Today. She was one of The Daily Worker's correspondents in the Soviet Union in the early 1930s, and, for a number of years, she served on the editorial board of Soviet Russia Today. It was during this period that she wrote and published Gathering Storm: A Story of the Black Belt (1932); Soviet Main Street (1933); Moscow Yankee (1935); and With Sun in Our Blood (1950), which was later republished as Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the Coal Miners' Struggle (1986). In the early 1940s, Markey taught short story writing and similar courses at the Writers' School sponsored by the League of American Writers in New York City.

During the 1950s and 1960s, Markey wrote and published the juvenile biographies Explorer of Sound: Michael Pupin (1964) and The Little Giant of Schenectady: Charles Steinmetz (1956), both released under her married name.

Dorothy Markey died in 1993.

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The Myra Page papers includes materials relating to the journalistic and literary activities of writer, union activist, and communist Dorothy Markey (nee Dorothy Page Gary), who wrote under the name of Myra Page. Included are business and personal correspondence; contracts and other materials concerning the publication of her works in the United States and the Soviet Union; typed and handwritten manuscripts, newspaper clippings, notebooks, and notes relating to the writing of newspaper articles, radio plays, short stories, poems, books, and screenplays; lecture notes, handouts, student writings, and other materials relating to writing courses that she taught during the 1940s in New York City for the League of American Writers; subject files relating to the American South, organized labor, progressive and radical politics, and other topics; and biographical and family materials, including an annotated transcript of her interview with the Southern Oral History Program and photographs of southern sharecroppers and people in the Soviet Union in the 1930s.

Short journalistic and literary works are articles and short stories written for publication in The Daily Worker, The Southern Worker, Working Woman, and Soviet Russia Today. They concern progressive politics, labor issues in the South, life and politics during the 1930s in the Soviet Union and Mexico, and the United States homefront during World War II. Longer works include juvenile biographies ( Explorer of Sound: Michael Pupin (1964), "Joseph Henry: Genius Who Inherited Franklin's Mantel" (unpublished); and The Little Giant of Schenectady: Charles Steinmetz (1956)); an unproduced screenplay ("Mona Lisa and Da Vinci"); an unpublished autobiographical novel ("Soundings"); and With Sun in Our Blood (1950), which was reissued as Daughter of the Hills (1986).

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Correspondence, 1925-1990.

About 500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Chiefly letters to Myra Page/Dorothy Markey with some drafts of her letters to others. Most of the letters date from the 1960s to the 1980s, but there are clusters of earlier letters from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. Topics vary, but the dominant theme is Page's efforts to publish her writings. There are also a few letters from Mexico and the Soviet Union that date from the 1930s.

Folder 1

1925-1937

Folder 2

1937-1939

Folder 3

1940s

Folder 4

1950s

Folder 5

1960-1964

Folder 6

1964-1967

Folder 7

1967-1969

Folder 8

1971-1975

Folder 9

1975-1976

Folder 10

1977-1978

Folder 11

1979

Folder 12

1980-1982

Folder 13

1983-1984

Folder 14

1985

Folder 15

1986-1988

Folder 16

1988-1990

Folder 17-18

Folder 17

Folder 18

Undated and letter fragments

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Publishing Materials, 1932-1988.

About 100 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Contracts, advertisements, and other business materials relating to the publication of Myra Page's works. Included are materials from the 1930s that relate to the publication of her works in the Soviet Union.

Folder 19

1932-1940

Folder 20

1950-1959

Folder 21

1962-1988

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Writings and Related Materials, 1919-1987.

About 2300 items.

Arrangement: by type of work.

Chiefly typed manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and research notes relating to books, newspaper articles, radio and screen plays, short stories, poems, and other works written as Myra Page or Dorothy Markey. Also included are published reviews of her book-length works.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.1. Short Works, 1924-1981.

About 1000 items.

Chiefly typed manuscripts, newspaper clippings, and notes relating to newspaper articles, radio plays, short stories, poems, and other short journalistic or literary works written as Myra Page or Dorothy Markey. Topics include progressive politics, labor issues in the American South, life and politics in the Soviet Union and Mexico, and the homefront during World War II.

Note that that there are working notes in series 3.4 that may relate to the works in this series.

Folder 22

"Alabama Strikes Again," 1934

Folder 23

"Angelo Herndon Waits"

Folder 24

Appointment in Tunisia (radio play)

Folder 25-30

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

Folder 30

"The Ballad Woman" or "Hunt's Way"

Folder 31

"Beal's Thirty Pieces of Silver," 1935

Folder 32

"Billy Grogan's Adventure in Central Park"

Folder 33

"In the Black Belt," 1934

Folder 34

"The Changeling"

Folder 35

"The Changes that Come with a Union," 1981

Folder 36

"Cleveland, A Mass Story"

Folder 37

"Color-Blind," 1931

Folder 38

"A Commoner's School"

Folder 39

"Coondog Politics"

Folder 40

"The Cotton Mill Rileys"

Folder 41

Escape, 1924 (one-act play)

Folder 42

"Extending the Writer's Audience"

Folder 43

"Florrie"

Folder 44

"For More of the Real Stuff," 1934

Folder 45

Writers of the World on the Soviet Union (for the book)

Folder 46

"First Encounter"

Folder 47

"Five Smart Girls," 1938

Folder 48

Gathering Storm (extracts)

Folder 49

"Gift for a Child," 1935

Folder 50

"The Girl Who Was Afraid," 1937

Folder 51

"Gold"

Folder 52

"Go Tell it on the Mountain," 1980

Folder 53

"Hallie Flanagan," 1936

Folder 54

"Half a Buck," 1938

Folder 55

It Happened on May First (pamphlet)

Folder 56

The Heart Finds Shelter: Stories from the 30s, 1984 (preface)

Folder 57

"The Hideout," 1983

Folder 58

"Hilltop Fishing"

Folder 59

"Hole in the Sky"

Folder 60

"A House Divided," 1940

Folder 61

"How the Trouble Started"

Folder 62

"I Saw Death in Ford's," 1936

Folder 63

"Jobs for All"

Folder 64

"John Paul Jones Sails Again," 1940s

Folder 65

"In the Land of King Cotton"

Folder 66

Labor: Newspaper articles, 1930s

Folder 67

"Land to its Toilers," 1936

Folder 68

"The Last Word"

Folder 69

"The Late Miss Appleby"

Folder 70

"Life in These United States"

Folder 71

"Louise and Will"

Folder 72

"Malraux on Spain," 1937

Folder 73

"Management as a Function of Unionism," 1925

Folder 74

"Marriage and Youth"

Folder 75

"May Storm: a story," 1930

Folder 76

"John Masefield: The Centenary of JM's Birth, 1878-1978," 1978

Folder 77

"Men in Chains," 1935

Folder 78

"Men Who Keep'em Sailing" or "They Keep'em Sailing,"

Folder 79-81

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

Mexico: Newspaper articles, 1938

Folder 82

"Miners' Children are Striking Too," 1931

Folder 83

"Mixed Destinies"

Folder 84

"Molly Malone Talks Union"

Folder 85-86

Folder 85

Folder 86

"Money on Trees"

Folder 87-88

Folder 87

Folder 88

Moscow Yankee, 1933? (play)

Folder 89

"New York Sketches," 1929-1930

Folder 90

"A New South"

Folder 91

"Newport News Shipyard Workers Build on Union Victory," 1980

Folder 92

"News from Home: When the Time Comes," 1942

Folder 93

"A Nickle-Pusher Talks"

Folder 94

"Office Worker"

Folder 95

"One of Ours"

Folder 96

"On the Picketline," 1934

Folder 97

"The Outlook in Southern Textiles"

Folder 98

"Pickets and Slippery Slicks," 1931

Folder 99-102

Folder 99

Folder 100

Folder 101

Folder 102

Poems

Folder 103

"Polk County, USA," 1936

Folder 104

"The Proliterati Look at Joyce"

Folder 105

"Reading for Peace"

Folder 106

"Reds in the Cotton"

Folder 107

"Reds in the Cotton, Reds in the Steel"

Folder 108

"Report to the CPUSA on Trip South," 1934

Folder 109

"A Ride to Heaven" or "Ma Wrestles a Coal Car"

Folder 110

"The River Flats-Minneapolis," 1928

Folder 111

"Second Best"

Folder 112

"Second Lead"

Folder 113

"Six Giddy Ducks"

Folder 114

"Skipper"

Folder 115

"Some Behavioral Patterns of Carolina Textile Workers"

Folder 116

"On Southern Cotton Mills," 1929-1930

Folder 117

"Southern Tenant Farmers' Union Militant Croppers' Organization: 2nd Annual Convention"

Folder 118

"Southern Tragedy," 1944

Folder 119

Southern Unions: Fragments

Folder 120

"The South Reports," 1932

Folder 121

"The South Talks Re-Strike," 1934

Folder 122

"A South Where Kluxers Can't Go," 1933

Folder 123-126

Folder 123

Folder 124

Folder 125

Folder 126

Soviet Union: Articles

Folder 127-128

Folder 127

Folder 128

Sword or the Plow (a play)

Folder 129

Talk: Westhampton College, 1934

Folder 130

"Tear Gas"

Folder 131

"A Ticket to Shovel Snow"

Folder 132

"The Tooth"

Folder 133-134

Folder 133

Folder 134

"Tuck"

Folder 135

"Uncle Sam Plays Santa Claus"

Folder 136

"The Union Ramparts We Watch"

Folder 137

"Unto Them a Child"

Folder 138

"The Victor"

Folder 139

"Victory begins at Home"

Folder 140

"Virginia: Native's Return"

Folder 141

"Virginia Steps Out," 1944

Folder 142

The Healer or The Wound Dresser (radio play about Walt Whitman)

Folder 143

"Warum"

Folder 144-145

Folder 144

Folder 145

Water, 1938 (one-act play)

Folder 146

"We Want Our Children," 1937

Folder 147

"We'll Not Forget You, Ella May," 1934

Folder 148

"When the Sun Begins to Shine"

Folder 149

When the Time Comes (radio play)

Folder 150

"Why Martha Came Home," 1930

Folder 151

"Women in Literature"

Folder 152

"Women in War Industries," 1942

Folder 153

"A Woman of the People"

Folder 154

"Writers and the South"

Folder 155

"Youth's Rebellion"

Folder 156

Untitled articles

Folder 157

Book reviews, 1930s-1970s

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2. Long Works, 1950s-1980s.

About 1000 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical.

Typed annotated manuscripts, manuscript fragments, research notes, derivative works, and other materials associated with the book-length works written as Myra Page or Dorothy Markey.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.1. Explorer of Sound: Michael Pupin.

About 150 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, and manuscript fragments of Explorer of Sound: Michael Pupin, a juvenile bography of Hungarian-born, American inventor and physicist, Michael Idvorsky Pupin (1858-1935). This work was first published in 1964 under the name Dorothy Markey.

Folder 158-165

Folder 158

Folder 159

Folder 160

Folder 161

Folder 162

Folder 163

Folder 164

Folder 165

Manuscripts

Folder 166

Notes

Folder 167-169

Folder 167

Folder 168

Folder 169

Manuscript fragments

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.2. Joseph Henry: Genius Who Inherited Franklin's Mantel.

About 50 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, and manuscript fragments of "Joseph Henry: Genius Who Inherited Franklin's Mantel," an unpublished juvenile biography of Joseph Henry (1797-1878), 19th-century American scientist who served as the first director of the Smithsonian Institution.

Folder 170-172

Folder 170

Folder 171

Folder 172

Partial manuscripts

Folder 173-174

Folder 173

Folder 174

Partial manuscripts with critiques

Folder 175-177

Folder 175

Folder 176

Folder 177

Notes

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.3. The Little Giant of Schenectady: A Story of Charles Steinmetz.

About 50 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, manuscript fragments, and an audiotaped reading of The Little Giant of Schenectady: A Story of Charles Steinmetz, a juvenile biography of Prussian-born, American electrical engineer, inventor, and socialist, Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865-1923). This work was published in 1956 under the name Dorothy Markey.

Audiocassette C-5143/1

Reading by Dorothy Markey of The Little Giant of Schenectady: A Story of Charles Steinmetz: tape 1 of 3

Audiocassette

Audiocassette C-5143/2

Reading by Dorothy Markey of The Little Giant of Schenectady: A Story of Charles Steinmetz: tape 2 of 3

Audiocassette

Audiocassette C-5143/3

Reading by Dorothy Markey of The Little Giant of Schenectady: A Story of Charles Steinmetz: tape 3 of 3

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Folder 178

Folder 179

Folder 180

Folder 181

Manuscripts

Folder 182

Manuscript fragments

Folder 183

Notes

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.4. Mona Lisa and Da Vinci, A Screenplay.

About 100 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, and manuscript fragments of "Mona Lisa and Da Vinci," an unproduced screenplay that was written under the names Myra Page and Jonathan Finn.

Folder 184-186

Folder 184

Folder 185

Folder 186

Manuscripts

Folder 187

Manuscript fragments

Folder 188

Notes

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.5. Soundings.

About 500 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, manuscript fragments, and excerpts of "Soundings," an unpublished autobiographical novel written under the name Myra Page.

Folder 189-201

Folder 189

Folder 190

Folder 191

Folder 192

Folder 193

Folder 194

Folder 195

Folder 196

Folder 197

Folder 198

Folder 199

Folder 200

Folder 201

Partial manuscripts

Folder 202-220

Folder 202

Folder 203

Folder 204

Folder 205

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

Folder 209

Folder 210

Folder 211

Folder 212

Folder 213

Folder 214

Folder 215

Folder 216

Folder 217

Folder 218

Folder 219

Folder 220

Manuscript fragments

Folder 221-226

Folder 221

Folder 222

Folder 223

Folder 224

Folder 225

Folder 226

Notes

Folder 227

"Tidewater Girl"

Folder 228

"Daughter of Man"

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.2.6. With Sun in Our Blood or Daughter of the Hills: A Woman's Part in the Coal Miners' Struggle.

About 150 items.

Typed annotated manuscripts, research notes, manuscript fragments, derivative works, and a dust jacket relating to With Sun in Our Blood and Daughter of the Hills. With Sun in Our Blood was first published in 1950 and subsequently republished in 1986 as Daughter of the Hills.

Folder 229-230

Folder 229

Folder 230

Daughter of the Hills: Partial manuscript

Folder 231-232

Folder 231

Folder 232

Dolly Hawkins and John Cooper: Manuscript fragments

Folder 233

With Sun in Our Blood: Partial manuscript

Folder 234

The Heart Finds Shelter: Partial manuscript

Folder 235

Daughter of the Hills: Afterword

Folder 236

"When the Hills Move"

Folder 237

"Miner's Woman"

Folder 238

"The Dead Return"

Folder 239

"The March on Chumley Hollow": Short story

Folder 240

The March on Chumley Hollow: Radio play

Folder 241

Dolly Hawkins and John Cooper: Notes

Folder 242

Dolly Hawkins and John Cooper: Critiques

Folder 243

With Sun in Our Blood: Book jacket

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.3. Reviews of Books, 1933-1987.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 3.4. Journals, Notebooks, and Notes, 1919-1987.

About 300 items.

A journal of poems, several working research notebooks, and loose-leaf notes chiefly relating to Page's literary and journalistic projects. When possible, notes readily identifiable as relating to specific works have been placed with the relevant materials in series 3.2 for short works and 3.3 for book-length works.

Folder 250-251

Folder 250

Folder 251

Journal of poems and enclosures, 1919

Folder 252

Notebook: Mexico, 1938

Folder 253-258

Folder 253

Folder 254

Folder 255

Folder 256

Folder 257

Folder 258

Notebooks

Folder 259-261

Folder 259

Folder 260

Folder 261

Scrapbook and enclosures, 1950s

Folder 262-267

Folder 262

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Folder 267

Notes

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 4. Writing Courses, 1940-1981.

About 300 items.

Lecture notes, handouts, student writings, and other materials related to the writing courses that Myra Page taught in New York City for the League of American Writers. Also included are materials from a children's writing contest and a poetry workshop that she attended.

Folder 268-278

Folder 268

Folder 269

Folder 270

Folder 271

Folder 272

Folder 273

Folder 274

Folder 275

Folder 276

Folder 277

Folder 278

League of American Writers, Writers' School, 1940s

Folder 279

Hudson River Coalition children's writing contest, 1975

Folder 280

Poetry workshop, 1981

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 5. Subject Files, 1919-1988.

About 400 items.

Files created from materials collected by Page. Included are newsletters, magazines, pamphlets, flyers, articles, and other materials clustering around topical areas such as the southeastern United States, especially Appalachia and the Highlander Folk School; organized labor, primarily the steelworkers in the shipyards of Newport News, Va., and the coal miners of Southern Appalachia; progressive and radical politics; and other subjects.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.1. American South, 1953-1988.

About 100 items.

Newsletters, magazines, pamphlets, flyers, articles, and other materials concerning issues of social and economic justice in the southern United States, especially in Appalachia.

Folder 281

Appalachia, 1953-1981 and undated

Folder 282-283

Folder 282

Folder 283

Highlander Folk School, 1953-1986 and undated

Folder 284-288

Folder 284

Folder 285

Folder 286

Folder 287

Folder 288

Mountain Life and Work: The Magazine of the Appalachian South, 1973-1988

Folder 289

Southern Changes, Southern Regional Council, 1983

Folder 290

Southern Fight-Back, Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Southern Justice, 1980-1987

Folder 291

Southern Organizing Committee for Economic and Southern Justice: Pamphlets, 1981-1983

Folder 292

The Southern Patriot: Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc., 1961-1973

Folder 293

Miscellaneous pamphlets, 1962-1978

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.2. Labor Unions, 1919-1986.

About 100 items.

Pamphlets, flyers, newsletters, articles, and other materials concerning organized labor in the southeastern United States. The collected materials relate primarily to mine workers in Appalachia, striking steelworkers from the shipyards in Newport News, Va., and textile workers and the Southern Tenant Farmers' Union.

Folder 294

United Mine Workers' Journal, 1972

Folder 295

Mine workers: Pamphlets

Folder 296

TCI Blast: A Paper that Stands for the TCI Worker, 1934

Folder 297

Newport News Shipbuilding Strike Bulletin, 1979

Folder 298

United Steelworkers of America: Pamphlets, 1976-1980 and undated

Folder 299-300

Folder 299

Folder 300

Virginia United Steelworkers of America, 1978-1985 and undated

Folder 301

The Voyager: Newsletter of Local 8888 of the United Steelworkers of America, 1980-1985

Folder 302

Textile workers: Miscellaneous materials, 1937-1981 and undated

Folder 303

Labor: Miscellaneous materials, 1939-1981 and undated

Folder 304

Labor: Pamphlets, 1919-1986

Folder 305

Southern Tenant Farmers Union, 1930s-1980s

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.3. Progressive and Radical Politics, 1939-1986.

About 100 items.

Pamphlets, flyers, newsletters, articles, and other materials concerning progessive and radical politics.

Folder 306

Firing of Professor Paul Nyden, 1976

Folder 307

Marxist pamphlets and flyers, 1977-1985 and undated

Folder 308

Native American issues, 1980 and undated

Folder 309

Public school integration, 1950s

Folder 310

Rights, National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, 1951-1980

Folder 311

Voting rights, 1950s-1979 and undated

Folder 312-313

Folder 312

Folder 313

Women's issues, 1939-1986 and undated

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 5.4. Miscellaneous, 1930s-1982.

About 100 items.

Articles, pamphlets, flyers, newsletters, and other materials concerning a variety of topics, including United States public policy, civil defense, and Mexico.

Folder 314

Horace B. Davis: Articles, 1930s

Folder 315-316

Folder 315

Folder 316

Articles: Miscellaneous authors

Folder 317

Mexico: Pamphlet, 1938?

Folder 318

Public policy: Pamphlets, 1939-1982

Folder 319

Travel and art: Pamphlets, 1950s-1970s

Folder 320

Annette T. Rubinstein: Flyers, 1960s-1980s

Folder 321

United States civil defense, 1942-1943

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 6. Biographical and Family Materials, 1910-1986.

About 200 items.

Autobiographical notes; annotated transcripts of an oral history interview; photographs; newspaper clippings; genealogical materials; a college yearbook; and materials relating to educational, social, civic, and professional organizations with which Dorothy Markey was associated. There is a file related to a Piccoli sculpture that the Markeys donated to the Hudson River Museum. Photographs include pictures of southern sharecroppers and people in the Soviet Union that were taken in the 1930s.

Folder 322

Autobiographical notes, 1930s-1980s

Folder 323-324

Folder 323

Folder 324

Annotated typed transcripts of interviews of Dorothy Markey by Mary Frederickson (see also interview G-42, Southern Oral History Program Collection), 1975 and 1986

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Photographs of Dorothy Markey/Myra Page, 1920s-1980s

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Photographs of friends and family, 1920s-1980s

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Photographs of places, 1930-1960s

Folder 325-326

Folder 325

Folder 326

Markey family newspaper clippings, 1970s-1980s

Folder 327

Postcards

Folder 328

Family history materials, 1910 and undated

Folder 329

Piccoli sculpture donation to the Hudson River Museum, 1972-1973

Folder 330

Westhampton College yearbook, 1918

Folder 331-332

Folder 331

Folder 332

Westhampton College alumni materials, 1955-1988 and undated

Folder 333-334

Folder 333

Folder 334

North River Navigator, Hudson River Group, 1957-1986 and undated

Folder 335-336

Folder 335

Folder 336

Professional writers' organizations, 1941-1991 and undated

Folder 337-338

Folder 337

Folder 338

Yonkers, N.Y., social and civic organizations, 1963-1986 and undated

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 7. Books, 1923-1981.

9 items.

Books from Myra Page's library, some with inscriptions.

Box 25

American Business Consultants. Red Channels: The Report of Communist Influence in Radio and Television. Counterattack: The Newsletter of Facts to Combat Communism, New York, 1950.

Copy was a holding of Time, Inc. Editorial Library.

Brewster, Dorothy. East-West Passage: A Study in Literary Relationships. George Allen and Unwin, London, 1954.

Inscription to Annette Rubinstein from Dorothy Brewster, dated July 1954.

Clark, Septima P. Echo in My Soul. E.P. Dutton and company, New York, 1962.

Inscription to Myra Page and her husband from Septima Clark, dated May 1962.

Federal Writers' Project. These Are Our Lives: As Told by the People and Written by Members of the Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Georgia.. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1939.

Signed: Corliss and Margaret Lamont.

Johnson, James Weldon, editor. The Book of American Negro Spirituals. Viking Press, New York, 1925.

Johnson, James Weldon, editor. The Second Book of American Negro Spirituals. Viking Press, New York, 1926.

LeSueur, Meridel. Ripening: Selected Work, 1927-1980. The Feminist Press, New York, 1981.

Inscription to Myra Page from Meridel LeSueur, dated 1982.

Perlman, Selig. A Hstory of Trade Unionism in the United States. MacMillan, New York, 1923.

Annotated. On inside cover is written: Katharine D. Lumpkin and her street address.

Rhyne, Jennings J.. Some Southern Cotton Mill Workers and Their Villages. University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1930.

Annotated by Myra Page.

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Oversize Paper Folder OPF-5143/1

Oversize materials

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Photographs (PF-5143/1-3)

Oversize papers (OPF-5143/1)

Audiocassettes (C-5143/1-3)

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