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RESEARCH INTO RIGHT-WING ARCHIVES

I am copying below the newest revision to the bookmark links for my Right-Wing Archives webpage. Hopefully, the format will work properly here.

Unfortunately, I will not be able to annotate all of these links as I originally planned to do---because, frankly, the volume of text required will exceed the space limitations which I have using Google Sites for my webpages.

However, let me explain what I have attempted to accomplish.

1. When I first created my Archives webpage, it was intended to be a quick-reference to some of the (potentially) most productive locations for research into right-wing history -- and, particularly, with respect to extreme right individuals and organizations.

2. I have expanded my original listings to include a lot more material -- and (as you will notice) I have added some entirely new categories (such as links to YouTube videos).

3. You will notice duplicate links for some records archived at the same location. I did this because there are sometimes archive listings created by two different sources that provide different information. For example: one listing might be just a basic generic description without any details whereas the second listing might include a link to a pdf file which is a detailed finding aid OR the second link might just provide additional descriptive information.

4. My listings now include all of the following categories:

4.1 = Personal Papers of conservative or extreme right individuals who acquired a significant amount of right-wing publications and/or who corresponded with many prominent conservative or extreme right persons and organizations and saved all their correspondence.

4.2 = Conservative Organizations or Publications or TV/radio programs that donated their records to some institution

4.3 = Research Files by scholars and organizations and authors who studied and wrote about the conservative and extreme right movements in our country.

4.4 = Videos of speeches made by right-wing personalities OR listings of radio/TV interview programs hosted by right-wing personalities (such as Joe Pyne or William F. Buckley Jr.)

4.5 = Personal Papers of politicians and public figures who have been subjected to attacks by the right-wing

IF you have any suggestions for additions -- please let me know. Thanks!

Ernie = ernie1241@aol.com

ACLU Records on Right Wing Groups-Princeton Univ.

ACLU-North California Records-California Historical Society

Lee J. Adamson Papers-Univ. of Oregon

ADL John Birch Society Collection-Center For Jewish History

Spiro T. Agnew Papers-Univ. of Maryland

Alabama Commission to Preserve Peace Papers-AL Dept of Archives and History

Alert America Association Flyers-Duke Univ.

Ruth Alexander Papers-Univ. of Wyoming

Bruce Alger Papers-Dallas Public Library

All American Conference to Combat Communism-Univ of KS

Marilyn R. Allen Papers-Univ of Utah

America First Committee Records-Stanford Univ.

American Conservative Union Records-Brigham Young Univ.

American Conservative Union Records-Brigham Young Univ.

American Council Christian Laymen Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

American Defense Society Records-New York Historical Society

American Independent Party Papers-Univ of Louisville

American Jewish Committee Records-American Jewish Archives

American Jewish Committee Records-Center For Jewish History

American Nazi Party in San Francisco, I - SF Bay Area TV Archive

American Reactionary Political Ephemera-Univ. of Chicago

American Spectator Educational Foundation Records-Stanford Univ.

Americans For Constitutional Action Records-Wisconsin Historical Society

Americans for the Preservation of the White Race-Univ of MS

Ulius L. Amoss Papers-Univ of Oregon

Tom Anderson Letters--Library of Congress

Tom Anderson Papers--Univ of Wyoming

Tom Anderson Papers-JBS-Texas A&M Univ

Tom Anderson Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

T. Coleman Andrews Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

Anti-Abortion Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Anti-Black, Anti-Semitic Printed Material-Brown Univ.

Anti-Communism Manuscripts-Univ. of Montana

Anti-Communist Movement Collection-Univ of West FL

Anti-Communist Printed Material-Brown University

Anti-Integration Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Anti-Semitic Pamphlets-Library of Congress

Anti-Semitic, Anti- Black Literature-Brown Univ.

Anti-Semitism Collection-American Jewish Archives

Anti-Semitism Collection-Yeshiva Univ.

Antisemitic Literature Collection-Brandeis Univ.

Austin J. App Papers-Univ of Wyoming

George W. Armstrong Papers-Univ of TX-Arlington

Association of Citizens Councils of MS-Duke Univ.

Karl Baarslag Papers-New York Univ.

Karl Baarslag Papers-Stanford Univ.

Elizabeth N. Baker Propaganda Collection-Swarthmore College

James D. Bales Papers-Abilene Christian Univ.

Bryton Barron Papers-Univ of Oregon

Hugh Joseph Beard Papers-Univ. of North Carolina-Charlotte

John O. Beaty Papers-Univ of Oregon

George S. Benson Archive-Harding Univ.

George S. Benson Papers-Abilene Christian Univ.

Bible Presbyterian Church Records-PCA Historical Center

John W. Biggert Papers-Duke Univ.

Harry and Gretchen Billings Papers on XR-Montana State Univ.

John Robert Bishop Papers-AmNaziParty-Augustana College

Kenneth Bradley Collection-Wichita State Library

Boris Brasol Papers-Library of Congress

Michael Braver Collection-Americanist Material-UCLA

Emily Brookes Papers-XR-Temple University

Frank Brophy Papers--AZ Historical Society

Lyle H. Brothers Papers-Univ of Wyoming

Lyle H. Brothers Papers-Univ. of Montana

Elizabeth Churchill Brown Papers-Stanford Univ

William F. Buckley Firing Line-Univ of Texas-Austin

William F. Buckley Jr, Papers-Yale Univ.

Louis F. Budenz Papers-Providence College

James Burnham Papers-Stanford Univ.

Wally Butterworth Papers-Library of Congress

Wally Butterworth Papers-Univ of Oregon

Wally Butterworth Papers-Univ. of Oregon

California Reich Documentary-You Tube

California Un-American Activities Committees Records-California State Archives

Dan T. Carter Research Files-Emory Univ.

Center for Libertarian Studies Records-Stanford Univ.

Center for the Study of Popular Culture Records-Hoover Institution

John Chamberlain Papers-Stanford Univ.

William Henry Chamberlin Papers-Providence College

Russell Chandler Papers-Univ. of California-Santa Barbara

Dallas Chase Papers-Boise State Univ.

Christian Anti-Communism Crusade Collection-Univ. of California-Santa Barbara

Christian Anti-Communism Crusade Collection].-Stanford Univ.

Christian Anti-Communism Crusade Recordings-Stanford Univ.

Christian Coalition Videos-YouTube

Church League-Wackenhut Corp Papers-Tamiment Library

Frank Church Papers-JBS-Boise State Univ.

John V. Ciceu Papers-JBS-Nevada Historical Society

Circuit Riders Inc. Papers-Univ of Oregon

Circuit Riders, Inc. Papers-Univ of Oregon

Citizens Council Movement-Univ of Southern Mississippi

Citizens Councils of America Literature-Univ of Arkansas

Citizens Councils of America-Univ of MS

Citizens for Reagan Records-Stanford Univ.

Citizens for Traditional Values Records-Univ. of Michigan

Citizens Committee for Free Cuba Records-Stanford Univ.

Kit Clardy Papers-Michigan State Univ.

Leon R. Clausen Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

James W. Clise Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

James W. Clise Papers-JBS-Univ. of Oregon

James William Cole Papers-East Carolina Univ.

Kenneth W. Colegrove Papers-Northwestern Univ.

Collection of Material About Prejudices-UCLA

College Republican National Committee Records-Stanford Univ.

Conservative Academics Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Conservative and Libertarian Materials - Politics & Social Activism in Special Collections - Research Guides at University of Oregon Libraries

Conservative Literature-Univ. of California-Davis

Conservative Viewpoint-Richard Cotten-Stanford Univ.

Consumers Research Inc. Anti-Communism Files-Rutgers Univ.

Bayliss Corbett Papers-Univ of Wyoming

Lawrence V. Cott Papers-Univ of Wyoming

William T. Couch Papers-Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Charles Coughlin Collection-Univ. of Notre Dame

Charles E. Coughlin Sermons and Sunday Radio Addresses-Univ. of Michigan

Charles E. Coughlin-Social Justice newspaper-Providence College

Counterattack Research Files-NY University

Counterattack Research Papers-New York Univ.

Counterattack--ABC newsletter

Helen Courtois Papers-Univ of Kansas

Earnest Sevier Cox Papers-Duke Univ.

Calvin F. Craig Papers-KKK-Emory Univ.

Lucille Cardin Crain Papers-Univ of Oregon

Lucille Cardin Crain Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Creationist Movement Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Cult Awareness Network Collection-Univ. of California-Santa Barbara

Cathrine Curtis Papers-NY Public Library

Ida M. Darden Papers-Houston Public Library

Kenneth H. DeCourcy Papers-Stanford Univ.

Linda DeLeon Papers-Univ. of Michigan

Pedro A. Del Valle Oral History-Columbia Univ.

Pedro A. Del Valle Papers-Univ of Oregon

Pedro A. Del Valle Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Pedro A. Del Valle-Oral History-Columbia Univ.

Lawrence Dennis Papers-Stanford Univ.

Ralph de Toledano Papers-Boston Univ.

Ralph de Toledano Papers-Stanford Univ.

Sara Diamond Collection-UC Berkeley

Brice P. Disque Papers-Univ of Oregon

Brice P. Disque Papers-Univ of Washington

Michael Donald Papers-KKK-Univ of South Alabama

George A. Dondero Papers-Detroit Public Library

Frank J. Donner Papers on HCUA-Tamiment Library

Frank J. Donner Papers-Yale Univ.

Robert Donner Collection-Abilene Christian Univ.

Slobodan M. Draskovich Papers-Univ of Wyoming

Robert B. Dresser Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

Robert B. Dresser Papers-Stanford Univ.

Eagle Forum Collection-Eagle Forum

Lee Edwards Papers-Stanford Univ.

Ed Ewing Oral History Collection-Alabama Dept of Archives-History

Extreme Right Political Parties Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Extreme Right Wing Orgs Printed Matter-Brown Univ

Extreme Right-wing Hate Groups Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Extremist Book Collection-UCLA

Far Right Collection-UC Davis

John Henry Faulk Papers-Univ. of Texas-Austin

FBI Files-Extremist Matters and Civil Unrest-NARA

FBI HQ File on Extremist Informants-NARA

FBI Investigation and Surveillance Records-Marquette Univ.

Bonner Fellers Papers-Stanford Univ.

Bonner Frank Fellers Papers-Stanford Univ.

Elinor Ferry Papers-Harvard Law School

Lewis S. Feuer Papers-Brandeis Univ.

Louis Filler Papers-Univ. of Texas-Austin

John Finnegan Papers-Univ. of Wyoming

Firing Line TV Program-Stanford Univ.

Firing Line TV Program-Stanford Univ.

John T. Flynn Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Mertin B. Folts Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Free Market Advocates Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Freedom Forum Records-Pepperdine Univ.

Freemen Institute Records-Univ. of Utah

Amos A. Fries Papers-Univ of Oregon

Ernest B. Furgurson Papers-Univ. of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Frank E. Gannett Papers-Cornell Univ.

David A. Garrity Papers-Stanford Univ.

Jo Ann Gasper Papers-Stanford Univ.

Gay and Lesbian Issues Collection-Univ. of Washington

Wesley C. George Papers-Univ of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Elmer Gertz Papers-JBS-Northwestern Univ

Benjamin Gitlow Papers-Univ of North Carolina

Barry Goldwater Papers-Arizona State Univ.

Barry Goldwater Papers-Cornell Univ

Goldmark Trial Papers-Washington State Univ

Senator Barry M. Goldwater Personal and Political Pa

David Goostein Papers-Cornell Univ.

Edward M. Greb Papers-Univ of Kansas

Edward M. Greb Papers-Univ of KS

William J. Grede Papers-JBS-Wisc Historical Society

Edward W. Greenfield Papers-Library of Congress

Group Research Inc. Papers-Columbia Univ.

Eugene R. Guild Papers-Boulder CO Public Library

Gwartney Anti-Communist Collection-San Diego State Univ.

Jeffrey K. Hadden Papers-Univ. of California-Santa Barbara

J. Evetts Haley Oral History-Texas Tech Univ.

J. Evetts Haley Papers-Texas Tech Univ.

Rosalind Kress Haley Collection-Eagle Forum

Gordon Hall-Grace Hall Collection-XR-Brown Univ.

Hall-Hoag Extremist Literature Finding Aid-Brandeis Univ.

Garrett Hardin Papers-Univ. of California-Santa Barbara

Jean Hardisty Papers-Radcliffe College

Billy James Hargis Papers-Univ of Arkansas

Billy James Hargis Papers-Univ of Arkansas

F.A. Harper Papers-Stanford Univ.

Roy Vincent Harris Audiovisual-Univ of Georgia

Roy Vincent Harris Papers-Univ of Georgia

Jeffrey P. Hart Papers-Dartmouth College

Merwin K. Hart Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

Merwin K. Hart Papers-JBS-Univ. of Oregon

Hate Brokers-video-Missouri State Univ.

Hate Groups in Atlanta-Emory Univ.

Hate Groups USA Video-Univ. of Puget Sound

William Randolph Hearst Papers-Univ. of California-Berkeley

A.G. Heinsohn Papers-JBS-Univ of Oregon

Robert B. Helfrich Papers-KKK-Univ of Southern Mississippi

Jesse Helms : Newspaper-Magazine Articles-Univ of NC-Chapel Hill

Jesse Helms Commercials-Univ of Oklahoma

Jesse Helms Press Releases, Statements, Polls-Univ of NC-Chapel Hill

Jesse Helms vs Harvey Gantt-Univ of NC-Chapel Hill

Karl Hess Collection-Arizona State Univ Library

Susan Hill Papers-Duke Univ.

Charles F. Hinkle Collection-Oregon Historical Society

John O. Hjelle Papers-Library of Congress

Clare E. Hoffman Papers-Univ. of Michigan

Ashley Holden Papers-Univ of Oregon

Hollywood Anti-Nazi League Records-UCLA

Frank E. Holman Papers-Univ. of Oregon

House Committee on Internal Security, U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Internal Security Papers-Univ. of Virginia

Human Events Newspaper Records-Brigham Young Univ.

H.L. Hunt-Michigan State Univ.

Walter Huss Papers-Univ of Oregon

B. Edwin Hutchison Papers-Stanford Univ.

James C. Ingebretsen Papers-Library of Congress

James C. Ingebretsen Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Institute for Humane Studies Records-Stanford Univ.

Institute for First Amendment Studies Records-Tufts Univ.

Mildred Jefferson Papers-Radcliffe Institute

Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota Records-MN Historical Society

Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles-Cal State Northridge

Laurie A. Jinkins Papers-Washington State Historical Society

Jim Johnson Papers-Arkansas History Commission

John Birch Society Videos-YouTube

John Birch Society Collection-Pasadena Museum of History

John Birch Society Debate-Bedau and Eichart

John Birch Society Pamphlets-Brown Univ.

John Birch Society Records--Brown University

John Birch Society Records-Brown Univ.

John Birch Society Sound Recordings Collection-Emory Univ.

John Birch Society--UCLA-Mellon collection

John Birch Society-Dunn County ND

John Birch Society-FBI files-Internet Archive

Phyllis Johnson Papers-Univ of Kansas

Walter Henry Judd Papers-Stanford Univ.

Gordon W. Kahl Papers-Library of Congress

Kansas Bureau of Investigation Newspaper Clippings-Univ of KS

Verne P. Kaub Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

Verne P. Kaub Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

Samuel Kellman Papers-Charles E. Coughlin-Library of Congress

Vivian Kellems Papers-Univ. of Connecticut

Vivien Kellems Papers-Univ of Connecticut

Jack Kemp Papers-Library of Congress

Willmoore Kendall Papers-Stanford Univ.

Willmoore Kendall Papers-Stanford Univ.

Stetson Kennedy Collection-NYC Public Library

Tyler Gatewood Kent Papers-Univ of Wyoming

Tyler Gatewood Kent Papers-Yale Univ.

Dorothy Kenyon Papers-Smith College

Howard Eldred Kershner Papers-Univ of Oregon

Kiev Foundation Pamphlet Collection-George Washington Univ.

James J. Kilpatrick Papers--Univ of Virginia

James J. Kilpatrick Papers-Library of Congress

James J. Kilpatrick Papers-Univ of Virginia

Willford Isbel King papers-Univ. of Oregon

Willford Isbell King Papers-Univ of Oregon

Russell Kirk Papers-Central Michigan Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Ball State University

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Duke Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Duke Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-East Carolina Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Emory Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Michigan State Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Univ. of Mississippi

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Univ. of Mississippi

Ku Klux Klan Collection-Univ. of South Carolina

Ku Klux Klan Documents-Michigan State Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Flyers-Ball State Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Organizations Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Pamphlets-Library of Congress

Ku Klux Klan Papers-Appalachian State Univ.

Ku Klux Klan Papers-Univ. of California-Berkeley

Ku Klux Klan Records- Indiana Historical Society

Ku Klux Klan Records-Atlanta History Center

Ku Klux Klan Records-Eastern Washington State Historical Society

Ku Klux Klan Records-Univ of NC-Chapel Hill

Ku Klux Klan Videos-YouTube

Ku Klux Klan-Arkansas Studies Institute

Ku Klux Klan-California-Calif State Univ. Northridge

Ku Klux Klan-Original Knights of KKK-Bowling Green State Univ.

Ben Klassen Papers-Univ of Montana

Granville F. Knight Papers=Univ. of Oregon

Harper Knowles California Surveillance Collection-San Francisco State Univ.

Knox Collection of Extremist Literature-Univ of MS

Alfred Kohlberg Papers-Stanford Univ.

Alfred Kohlberg Papers-Stanford Univ.

Irving Kristol Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

KVGO Radio Records-Univ. of Montana

Arthur Bliss Lane Papers-Yale Univ.

Thomas A. Lane Papers-Stanford Univ.

Thomas A. Lane Papers-Stanford Univ.

Victor Lasky Papers-Ashland Univ.

Ira Latimer Papers-Chicago History Museum

Harry H. Laughlin Papers-Truman State Univ.

William LaVarre Papers-Stanford Univ.

Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: Extreme Right Groups-Internet Archive

Ernie Lazar FOIA Collection: General Files-Internet Archive

J. Bracken Lee Papers-Univ of Utah

Robert LeFevre Papers-Univ of Oregon

Allan Levine Material on Birch Society-American Jewish Archives

Isaac Don Levine Papers-Emory Univ.

Isaac Don Levine Papers-Emory Univ.

Fulton Lewis Jr. Papers-Syracuse Univ.

Marx Lewis Papers-Stanford Univ.

Marvin Liebman Papers-Stanford Univ.

Joseph P. Lightburn Papers-West VA-Regional History Collection

Paul D. Lindstrom Papers-Duke Univ.

Franklin H. Littell Papers-IAD-Temple Univ

Myers G. Lowman Papers-Stanford Univ.

Myers G. Lowman Papers-Stanford Univ.

Sumter Lowry Papers-Univ of South Florida

Eugene Lyons Papers-Stanford Univ.

Eugene Lyons Papers-Univ of Oregon

Bert MacDonald Papers-Huntington Library

Lester Maddox Papers-Atlanta History Center

Lester Maddox Speech-Press Files-Univ of Georgia

MainStream Coalition Papers-Univ. of Kansas

George F. Malone Collection-Anti-Communist and Right Wing-UC Berkeley

Clarence E. Manion Oral History-Columbia Univ.

Clarence E. Manion Oral History-Columbia Univ.

Clarence Manion Papers-Chicago History Museum

Clarence Manion Papers-Univ of Notre Dame

Beatrice P. Marchant Papers-Univ. of Utah

William Martin Religious Right Research-Rice Univ.

James N. Mason Collection-Univ of Kansas

J.B. Matthews Papers-Duke Univ.

Joseph R. McCarthy Papers-Marquette Univ.

McCarthy Era Newspaper Clippings-Stanford Univ.

Robert R. McCormick Papers-First Division Museum

Wes McCune Papers-Harry S Truman Library

Lawrence P. McDonald-Western Goals-Kennesaw State Univ.

Emmett C. McGaughey Papers-Stanford Univ.

Gale W. McGee Papers-Univ of Wyoming

Halsey McGovern Papers-JBS-Library of Congress

Carl McIntire Collection-Univ of Michigan

Carl McIntire Manuscript Collection-Princeton Theological Seminary

Carl McIntire Publications-Univ. of Michigan

John Stuart McKenzie Papers-Emory Univ.

Francis J. McNamara Papers-George Mason Univ.

Donald R. McNeil Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

Margaret Meier Collection on Extreme Right-Stanford Univ

Kenneth J. Merkel Papers-JBS-Wisconsin Historical Society

John C. Metcalfe Papers-Stanford Univ.

Frank S. Meyer Papers-Stanford Univ.

Midwest Research Inc-Michigan State Univ

Minutemen: Rise of the Militia Movement in America, 1963-1969-FBI files 47,854pp

Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records--MS Dept of Archives

Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission-Search-MS Dept of Archives and History

Mark Monday Papers--Minutemen-Stanford Univ

William V. Moore Papers-College of Charleston

Henry M. Morris Papers-Virginia Tech Univ/

Stanley F. Morse Papers-South Caroliniana Library

Sterling Morton Papers-JBS-Chicago History Museum

George Van Horn Moseley Papers-Library of Congress

Hollis Mosher Papers--Brown Univ.

Movements Ephemera Collection-Stony Brook Univ.

Eustace Mullins Papers-Duke Univ.

Eustace Mullins Videos-YouTube

William C. Mullendore Papers-Univ of Oregon

NAM Board of Directors Minutes-Hagley Museum

NAM Pamphlets-Cornell Univ.

NAM Records-Hagley Museum

National Abortion Rights Action League Records-Radcliffe College

National Assn of Pro-America Records-Oregon Historical Society

National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council Records-Center For Jewish History

National Republic Magazine Records-Stanford Univ.

National Socialist League Collection-ONE Natl Gay-Lesbian Archives

National Socialist League Papers-Russell Veh-Univ of Southern Calif

Neo-Nazi Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Neo-Nazi Printed Matter-Stanford Univ.

Network of Patriotic Letter Writers-Michigan State Univ

New Orleans Social Justice-Loyola Univ.

John Francis Noll Papers-Univ. of Notre Dame

Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League Papers-Columbia Univ.

Norman Allderdice Collection-Stanford Univ.

Norman Olson Papers-Mich Militia-Univ of Michigan

NSWPP Printed Material-Duke Univ.

Ronald L. Numbers Research Materials-Andrews Univ.

NY Joint Legislative Committee-Seditious Activities-NY State Archives

Revilo Oliver Papers-Kevin Strom-1

Revilo Oliver Papers-Kevin Strom-2

Revilo P. Oliver File--Univ of Illinois

Edmund A. Opitz Papers-Library of Congress

Edmund Opitz Papers-Univ of Oregon

Frank A. Parker Papers-XR in 1940's-Wayne State Univ.

J. Charles Park Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

Charles Parsons Papers-Yale Univ.

Westbrook Pegler Papers-Syracuse Univ.

Lee R. Pennington Papers-Stanford Univ.

People For the American Way Papers-UC Berkeley

Samuel B. Pettengill Collection-Univ. of Vermont

Samuel B. Pettengill Papers-Univ. of Oregon

J. Howard Pew Papers-Hagley Museum

Evelyn Phillips Anti-Communist Collection-Reagan Library

Herbert A. Philbrick Papers-Library of Congress

Political Research Associates Archive-PRA

William T. Poole Collection-Stanford Univ.

Posse Comitatus News Clippings and Recordings-Wisconsin Historical Society

Ezra Pound Papers-Library of Congress

Public Eye-Studying the Right

Frank Purinton Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Joe Pyne Radio-TV Program--Hartwest Productions

Radical Extremist Literature-Library of Congress

Radical Right Collection-Stanford Univ

Radical Right Collection-Univ of Mass-Amherst

Radical Right Collection-Univ of Mass-Amherst

Radical Right Videos-You Tube

Max Rafferty Papers-Univ of Iowa

Donald F. Raihle Papers-Minnesota Historical Society

Florence Ranuzzi Papers-Huntington Library

Red Squad Collection-Chicago History Museum

Thomas C. Reeves Research Files-Wisconsin Historical Society

Henry Regnery Papers-Stanford Univ.

George E. Rennar Papers-Library of Congress

Reproductive Rights National Network Records-Smith College

Republican Party (Mich.). 14th Congressional District Republican Committee Records-Univ. of Michigan

Research Collection for Conservative-Libertarian Studies-Univ of OR

Research Papers-Univ of Michigan

George S. Richardson Papers-Univ of Wyoming

James Richardson Papers on the KKK in Southern California-UCLA

Eddie Rickenbacker Papers-Library of Congress

Maurice Ries Manuscript on HUAC-Tulane Univ.

Right To Life of Michigan Papers-Univ. of Michigan

Right Wing Extremist Videos-YouTube

Right Wing Journalism-Michigan State Univ.

Right Wing Organizations-Michigan State Univ.

Right Wing Pamphlet Collection-Yale Univ.

Right Wing Political Collection-Univ of Georgia

Right Wing Political Pamphlets-Univ of Southern California

Right Wing Publications-Cornell Univ.

Right Wing Radical Pamphlets-Univ of Montana

Right Wing Radicalism Collection-Univ of Montana

Right-Wing Alliances, Coalitions-Brown Univ.

Right-Wing Christian Religious Printed Matter-Brown Univ.

Right-Wing Independent Pamphleteers-Brown Univ.

Right-Wing Issues-Brown Univ

Right-Wing Organizations Links-Right Wing Watch

Right-Wing Political Pamphlets-Univ of Southern California

Right-Wing Publishers-Brown Univ

Right-Wing Racist Pamphleteers-Brown Univ.

Right-Wing Radicalism and Fascism-Univ. of Washington

Right-Wing Websites-Political Research Associates

Archibald Roberts Papers-Univ of Oregon

William A. Roberts Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

William A. Roberts Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

George W. Robnett Papers-Stanford Univ.

George W. Robnett Papers-Univ of Oregon

George W. Robnett Papers-Univ of Kansas

George Lincoln Rockwell Speeches-Stanford Univ.

George Lincoln Rockwell Speech-Michigan State Univ.

Herbert Romerstein Papers-Stanford Univ.

E. Merrill Root Papers-Univ of Oregon

E. Merrill Root Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Arnold Marshall Rose Papers-Gerda Koch-Univ. of Minnesota

Susan Rosenfeld, Internal Security Collection-Georgetown Univ.

John Rousselot Papers-Univ of Southern California

Polly King Ruhtenberg Papers-Library of Congress

Polly King Ruhtenberg Papers-Univ of Oregon

Edward A. Rumely Papers-Univ of Oregon

Edward A. Rumely Papers-Univ. of Oregon

William A. Rusher Oral Interview-Northwestern Univ.

William A. Rusher Papers-Library of Congress

John F. Russell Collection-Stanford Univ.

Morrie Ryskind Papers-Wisconsin Historical Society

Jim Saleam Collection-Stanford Univ.

Eugene Sanctuary Papers-Univ of Kansas

Fred Schlafly Collection-Eagle Forum

Phyllis Schlafly Collection-Eagle Forum

Phyllis Schlafly Oral Interview-Stanford Univ.

John G. Schmitz Papers-JBS-Wichita State Univ.

George S. Schuyler Papers-Syracuse Univ.

Robert E. Scoggin Papers-KKK-Univ of North Carolina

Scripps-Howard Newspaper Alliance Articles 1949-1967-Wiconsin Historical Society

Segregation and Communism Pamphlets-Univ of Arkansas

Hans F. Sennholz Oral History-Hagley Museum

John C. Setlow Collection-Univ. of South Florida

Marjorie O. Shearon Papers-Library of Congress

Marjorie O. Shearon Papers-Univ of Oregon

Robert Shelton-KKK-Oral Interview-Columbia Univ.

Abraham Shoenfeld Papers-American Jewish Historical Society

Silver Shirt Legion of America Washington State Division Records-Univ of Washington

Gerald L.K. Smith Early Years-Columbia Univ.

Gerald L.K. Smith Papers-Univ of Michigan

Gerald L.K. Smith Publications-Arkansas History Commission

Gerald L.K. Smith Solicitation Letters-Central Michigan Univ.

John Howland Snow Papers-Library of Congress

John Howland Snow Papers-Univ of Oregon

Social Credit Papers-Univ of Queensland

Social Movements Collection-Univ of Virginia

George E. Sokolsky Columns--Syracuse Univ.

George E. Sokolsky Manuscripts-Columbia Univ.

George E. Sokolsky Papers-Stanford Univ.

Southern Poverty Law Center Collection-Duke Univ.

Southern Poverty Law Center Papers-XR-Duke Univ.

Keith Stimely Collection-XR-Univ of Oregon

Jeremiah Stokes Papers-Brigham Young Univ.

J. B. Stoner Gubernatorial Campaign Collection-Univ of KS

J.B. Stoner Gubernatorial Campaign Collection-Univ of Kansas

J.B. Stoner Oral Interview-Michigan State Univ.

J.B. Stoner Videos-You Tube

Willis E. Stone Papers-Univ of Oregon

Willis E. Stone Papers-Univ. of Oregon

Thomas More Storke Papers-JBS-UC Berkeley

James L. Stovall Papers-KKK-Louisiana State Univ.

Wesley A. Swift Speeches-Wisc Historical Society

Marcius E. Taber Papers-Univ. of Michigan

Robert A. Goldberg Papers-Univ of Utah

Robert A. Taft Papers-Library of Congress

Robert A. Taft Papers-Library of Congress

Robert A. Taft Papers-Univ. of Cincinnati

Robert B. DePugh Interview-Wisconsin Historical Society

Sam Tanenhaus Papers-Stanford Univ.

Jack B. Tenney Oral History-UC-Berkeley

Arthur W. Terminiello Papers-Univ of Notre Dame

H. Keith Thompson Papers-Stanford Univ.

H. Keith Thompson Papers-Stanford Univ.

Strom Thurmond Papers--Library of Congress

Lawrence Timbers Papers-Univ of Oregon

Jerry R. Tompkins Papers: The Scopes Trial and the Epperson Case Records-Univ. of Texas-Austin

Stephen J. Tonsor Papers-Stanford Univ.

Eckard V. Toy Jr. Papers-Duke Univ.

John B. Trevor, Jr. Papers-Univ. of Michigan

Harold S. Tuttle Papers-JBS-Wisconsin Historical Society

Harold S. Tuttle Papers-JBS-Wisconsin Historical Society

TV Reports on Nazis-SF Bay Area TV Archive

Julius Uehlein Right To Work Collection-Pennsylvania State Univ.

Underground, Alternative and Extremist Literature-UCLA

United Klans of America Papers-Michigan State Univ.

United Klans of America-Archives of Michigan

United Klans of America-Indiana State Library

Ross Upton Papers-XR-Univ of Wyoming

Freda Utley Papers-Stanford Univ.

Ernest Van den Haag Papers-State Univ. of New York-Albany

Ralph Van Deman Papers-Stanford Univ.

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Ernie - great and prodigious efforts over the decades on your part. What confuses me is how, given the fact that your research clearly proves that Hoover's FBI targeted the 'left' for expressing themselves freely (think Leonard Bernstein for one example) and did not do the same to the right, you can take the position that Hoover was some kind of centrist? Am I misrepresenting your point of view?

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Ernie - great and prodigious efforts over the decades on your part. What confuses me is how, given the fact that your research clearly proves that Hoover's FBI targeted the 'left' for expressing themselves freely (think Leonard Bernstein for one example) and did not do the same to the right, you can take the position that Hoover was some kind of centrist? Am I misrepresenting your point of view?

I don't see human beings or institutions in uni-dimensional terms. "Hoover's FBI" consisted of tens of thousands of individual human beings and it is gravely mistaken to believe that they all thought alike or behaved in the same manner.

There are hundreds of examples where "Hoover's FBI" exonerated left-wing individuals and organizations from accusations of "subversion" or violations of federal law.

There are hundreds of examples where "Hoover's FBI" recognized (at least internally) the stupidity and dishonesty of right-wing actors in the public arena.

I know it is fashionable (particularly here in EF) to portray Hoover and the institution he headed as a cartoon villain but anybody who studies Hoover or the FBI knows that the actual reality is much more complex.

The persons and organizations "targeted" by the FBI may have come under scrutiny but let's remember that a minuscule number of them ever faced any sort of prosecution because the FBI's intelligence-gathering operations were not intended to put people in jail; they were created to discover information -- and, very often, those intelligence-gathering operations were triggered by some outside inquiry or some kind of incoming data -- but not from something initiated by the FBI itself.

For example: consider the FBI's interest in the Birch Society. There was a very brief "preliminary inquiry" in 1959 (not an actual FBI investigation). That preliminary inquiry took about 8-10 weeks to complete. After that time, the FBI was passive and only responded to incoming inquiries or complaints about the JBS which came about because of the controversies which the JBS produced by its own statements and activities.

Nevertheless, the FBI HQ main file on the JBS includes thousands of serials which covers a period of almost 30 years. It consists of 60 file sections and totals almost 12,000 pages and there are many related files which total many more thousands of pages.

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Ernie - there's Hoover, and there's the larger institution. I was asking about Hoover himself.

My parents were cpusa in the early 1950's. Their best friend in the party turned out to be FBI. Did Hoover's institution similarly infiltrate the JBS? Or the Minutemen?

Can you point to any American communists who you would have considered dangerous? Do you think American communists had anything to do with any assassinations in the U.S. during our lifetimes? The cpusa was so concerned with civil rights that they kicked my father out of the party for not taking the side of a black man who robbed an Italian grocer in Halem NY. To hear my parents talk about their membership, it was all about idealism, wanting a more egalitarian society. Whatever shenanigans the Stalinists were up to, the average member was like my parents - wanting a better more fair society.

You would not dispute that Hoover was a racist would you? He targeted MLK mercilessly. He famously tried to paint MLK as under communist influence because of some of his associates. Can you not see those associates as, like my parents, idealists looking to create a more just society? Was MLK targeted really because of Commies in his camp? Come on.

My mother was brought to DC as a member of Women's Strike For Peace and brought before Congress to explain herself to HUAC. Why? Because she had formerly been a member of Cpusa, and HUAC wanted to smear that good idealistic organization with a communist brush, as they did MLK. Really now, just who were they trying to kid?

This thread is largely between you and Trejo. He argues that a right wing cabal killed JFK. He is at least in part right. It certainly wasn't leftists that killed JFK. The dispute I have with Trejo is about definitions, and private vs public rightists. But there is no dispute about the right wing origins of the plot. It never ceases to amaze me when people try to parse the right, claiming the national security state military industrial complex was somehow not right wing. What the hell else would you call guys like Curtis Lemay, or JEdgar Hoover?

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Ernie - there's Hoover, and there's the larger institution. I was asking about Hoover himself.

My parents were cpusa in the early 1950's. Their best friend in the party turned out to be FBI. Did Hoover's institution similarly infiltrate the JBS? Or the Minutemen?

Can you point to any American communists who you would have considered dangerous? Do you think American communists had anything to do with any assassinations in the U.S. during our lifetimes? The cpusa was so concerned with civil rights that they kicked my father out of the party for not taking the side of a black man who robbed an Italian grocer in Halem NY. To hear my parents talk about their membership, it was all about idealism, wanting a more egalitarian society. Whatever shenanigans the Stalinists were up to, the average member was like my parents - wanting a better more fair society.

You would not dispute that Hoover was a racist would you? He targeted MLK mercilessly. He famously tried to paint MLK as under communist influence because of some of his associates. Can you not see those associates as, like my parents, idealists looking to create a more just society? Was MLK targeted really because of Commies in his camp? Come on.

My mother was brought to DC as a member of Women's Strike For Peace and brought before Congress to explain herself to HUAC. Why? Because she had formerly been a member of Cpusa, and HUAC wanted to smear that good idealistic organization with a communist brush, as they did MLK. Really now, just who were they trying to kid?

This thread is largely between you and Trejo. He argues that a right wing cabal killed JFK. He is at least in part right. It certainly wasn't leftists that killed JFK. The dispute I have with Trejo is about definitions, and private vs public rightists. But there is no dispute about the right wing origins of the plot. It never ceases to amaze me when people try to parse the right, claiming the national security state military industrial complex was somehow not right wing. What the hell else would you call guys like Curtis Lemay, or JEdgar Hoover?

Well, Paul, there is a lot to respond to in your message and it would take considerable space to respond to everything you present.

Briefly, let me make these observations.

1. No--the FBI did not "infiltrate" the Birch Society.

It did, however, use what the Bureau described as "established sources" to discover information about the Birch Society AND headquarters instructed all of it field offices to keep HQ apprised of JBS activities and developments in their territories. So, for example many local contacts of the FBI (friendly media, retired FBI Agents, prominent businesspeople, etc.) were invited to attend a JBS recruitment meeting and afterward they gave their local FBI office a summary of what transpired. In addition, military intelligence agencies also received reports about JBS activities which they forwarded to their local FBI office.

2. Yes--the FBI had several moles inside the Minutemen---which is how they got MM membership lists and other information.

3. Why was FBI interest in the CPUSA different from their interest in the JBS?

The FBI standard for an active investigation was based upon several criteria which had to be met. In general, an investigation was only appropriate when there were “individuals or organizations concerning whom there is some clear indication of advocating, condoning or inciting violence for the purpose of denying others their constitutional rights."

The difference between JBS and CPUSA is that the JBS never published a single word which advocated, condoned, or incited violence or which discussed the desirability of overthrowing our government through force, violence, or revolution.

Even more importantly, when the FBI conducted its preliminary inquiry into the JBS (in 1959) it was able to quickly determine the caliber of the people whom were joining or endorsing the JBS.

It became self-evident that the JBS was NOT attracting any subversive or criminal element and, instead, was obtaining support from extremely prominent and respected members of communities around our country including (but not limited to) U.S. Congressmen, Governors, Hollywood personalities, law enforcement officials and Constitutional scholars (including retired FBI Agents and the former Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court and the former Dean of the Law School at Notre Dame University), publishers of major American newspapers, well-known clergymen, very wealthy and well-known conservative business-people connected to large and respected U.S. corporations, former Cabinet officials in the Eisenhower Administration, AND retired senior military officers whom, during their service, had been investigated by the FBI and obtained security clearances.

4. American Communists Who Were Dangerous?

I suggest that you read the minutes of closed, secret meetings of the CPUSA National Executive Committee and then make a determination if you think anybody might be dangerous.

5. CPUSA and Civil Rights

Have you ever read the stories of African Americans who joined the CPUSA but later decided to leave the Party? If you have any real knowledge of their journey -- then you will quickly discover a common denominator, i.e. they all became disillusioned because they discovered the same kind of racism inside the CPUSA as existed in U.S. society generally AND they believed that the CPUSA was just using black Americans for ulterior motives---to provide aid, comfort, and support for the Soviet Union -- not because of any genuine interest in African Americans.

A similar story can be told with respect to Jews who joined the CPUSA. This should not be surprising however because one of the most anti-semitic texts ever written was Karl Marx's "On The Jewish Question" in which he wrote about themes that could have been lifted out of any neo-nazi text today---one Marx excerpt below:

"What is the worldly religion of the Jew? Huckstering. What is his worldly God? Money.…. Money is the jealous god of Israel, in face of which no other god may exist. Money degrades all the gods of man – and turns them into commodities…. The bill of exchange is the real god of the Jew. His god is only an illusory bill of exchange…. The chimerical nationality of the Jew is the nationality of the merchant, of the man of money in general."
Marx's beliefs were quite similar to Christian fundamentalist anti-semites who believe that in the final analysis Judaism needs to be eliminated as a separate ethnic or cultural identity, i.e. progress occurs only when Jews no longer exist.
6. Hoover a Racist?
I think any fair discussion about Hoover candidly recognizes that he is a product of the time, place, and environment in which he grew up and by most definitions used today, he probably would accurately be described as racist -- BUT -- here again we get into the complexity of not conflating a person's innermost thoughts and values with the institution he manages.
It would be beyond stupid to claim that the FBI, as an institution, was racist. Again, the Bureau was comprised of literally tens of thousands of human beings -- and if you review the personnel files of dozens of FBI Agents (and senior FBI officials) as I have done -- then you will instantly recognize that most of these folks were decent, honorable, moral people.
Some FBI Agents who were Jewish subsequently were employed by Jewish organizations (such as ADL and American Jewish Committee) and they became famous for their work in defending and advancing civil rights and civil liberties while fighting right-wing extremists.
As I have pointed out several times previously in this forum, EVEN IF you think Hoover was racist --- you still must recognize that FBI investigations and FBI speakers (including Hoover) eviscerated arguments presented by right-wing extremists and racists and anti-semites.
It was (racist?) Hoover (as I have previously noted) who declared in 1964 (in a public speech) as well as in numerous replies to letters sent to him that:
"Let me emphasize that the American civil rights movement is not, and has never been, dominated by the communists—because the overwhelming majority of civil rights leaders in this country, both Negro and white, have recognized and rejected communism as a menace to the freedoms of all.” [J. Edgar Hoover speech, 12/12/64, Our Heritage of Greatness, pg 7 - Hoover speech before Pennsylvania Society and the Society of Pennsylvania Women; bold emphasis in original document on “not” and “never”]
In November 1966, Hoover received an inquiry from a self-identified JBS member who saw the above quote in a letter-to-the-editor of his local newspaper and he wanted to know if the quote was an accurate reflection of Hoover’s judgment both in 1964 and 1966. Hoover replied affirmatively and concluded: “This position remains essentially unchanged today.” [HQ file 62-104401, serial #3021, 11/15/66 Hoover reply to incoming Bircher inquiry]
In 1965, J. Edgar Hoover described the civil rights movement as "a great and too long neglected cause of human rights" in our country. [FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, Introduction, April 1965]. This FBI publication was sent to thousands of law enforcement officials around the country and helped form THEIR judgments about the civil rights movement.
Also see following Hoover comments :
“It would be absurd to suggest that the aspirations of Negroes for equality are communist inspired. This is demonstrably not true…” [J. Edgar Hoover speech, Faith In Freedom, 12/4/63, page 6].
“It is no secret that one of the bitterest disappointments to communistic efforts in this Nation has been their failure to lure our Negro citizens into the party. Despite every type of propaganda boomed at our Nation’s Negro citizens, they have never succumbed to the party’s saccharine promises of a Communist ‘Utopia’. This generation and generations to come for many years owe a tremendous debt to our Negro citizens who have consistently refused to surrender their freedoms for the tyranny of communism.” J. Edgar Hoover testimony before U.S. Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, 01/17/60, reprinted in March 1960 FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin, page 7]

“In general, legitimate civil rights organizations have been successful in excluding Communists, although a few have received covert counseling from them and have even accepted them as members…The CP is not satisfied with this situation and is continually striving to infiltrate the civil rights movement at every level. " [J. Edgar Hoover, U.S. News and World Report, 11/1/65, page 46]

Furthermore, FBI files make it self-evident that Bureau investigations falsified many of the arguments favored by right-wing extremists. Among just a few that come to mind:

1. FBI stating that Highlander Folk School was NOT dominated or controlled by Communists and was NOT subversive

2. FBI stating that the Watts Riots were NOT Communist created or dominated or controlled

3. FBI stating that the widespread racial disturbances in the 1960's were NOT generally produced by Communists

4. FBI concluding that accusations made against many civil rights leaders and organizations were maliciously FALSE -- including (for example) accusations made against the NAACP, and against A. Philip Randolph and Roy Wilkins and Thurgood Marshall and Ralph Bunche, and Robert C. Weaver.

BOTTOM-LINE

To pretend that Hoover and the FBI were "racist" just because they "targeted" Martin Luther King Jr. would be very simple-minded.

MLK Jr. (unlike most other civil rights leaders) solicited and accepted advice from known CPUSA members. MLK Jr. believed in Marxist economic doctrine. He spoke out against the Vietnam War. In the context of those times---it seemed like he might be unduly influenced by CPUSA members and that is why the FBI decided he needed to be monitored.

We can recognize that Hoover's FBI exceeded its lawful authority and it behaved in ways which none of us wants our law enforcement agencies to ever do again -- but one can also recognize that the FBI, as an institution, was a complex entity and is not subject to facile derogatory conclusions just because our personal political views and values differ from those of Hoover (the man).

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EDWIN WALKER -- DALLAS FBI FIELD OFFICE FILE

I have just been notified by NARA that they have completed processing the FBI-Dallas field office file on Edwin Walker.

I probably will receive the official billing notice sometime next week and then, after I submit my payment, it usually takes about another 10 days to receive the CD or DVD containing the file.

After I receive the Walker file, I will prepare a summary and post it here -- probably during the first week in September.

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University of Texas - Dolph Briscoe Center Documents About Edwin Walker

Did not notice this until recently. Keep scrolling down to end of each page to load additional documents. However, apparently, many of these are just one page of multi-page documents and some are not very well identified with respect to source.

https://archive.org/details/edwinwalkercollection?&sort=-downloads&page=1

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For those of you who need some comic relief this weekend:

Yesterday, Paul Trejo posted this lunatic comment in the thread captioned "The Assassination Story By Robert A. Surrey and Gen. Edwin Walker". See message #19 here: http://educationforum.ipbhost.com/index.php?showtopic=21723&page=2

"Edwin Walker never -- at any time -- openly stated in any public speech any opinion of racism, racial superiority or racial inferiority."

There is probably no reputable historian, scholar, or author on Planet Earth who would make such an incredibly false characterization of Edwin Walker. This is solely the result of Paul Trejo's delusional state of mind.

For a dose of reality: see page 425 of Dr. Caufield's book (bottom of page) regarding Walker's comments during his speech before Billy James Hargis's Christian Crusade 5th National Convention in Oklahoma City on August 4, 1963.

[Historical note: Hargis was a life-long white supremacist -- which is why he invited people like Walker to address his Annual Conventions. Speakers at, and Board of Advisers to, Hargis's Christian Crusade included such well-known racial bigots as: Revilo Oliver, R. Carter Pittman, Tom Anderson, Mary D. Cain, Cong. James Curran Davis.]

AGAIN: You can NEVER trust anything which Paul writes. ALWAYS do your own independent research.

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EDWIN WALKER -- DALLAS FBI FIELD OFFICE FILE

I have just been notified by NARA that they have completed processing the FBI-Dallas field office file on Edwin Walker.

I probably will receive the official billing notice sometime next week and then, after I submit my payment, it usually takes about another 10 days to receive the CD or DVD containing the file.

After I receive the Walker file, I will prepare a summary and post it here -- probably during the first week in September.

I received some additional info from NARA.

The FBI-Dallas case file about Edwin Walker (Dallas 157-218) is 519 pages. 352 of those pages are being released in full to me with no redactions. 167 pages will have some redaction -- mostly to protect identities of named informants.

I gave NARA a very lengthy list of deceased individuals connected to Walker - including everybody mentioned in Dr. Caufield's book and everybody mentioned in the FBI HQ main file on Walker (which I donated to Internet Archive). After I see what is redacted in the Dallas field file -- I might submit an appeal although it is not likely I will be able to ascertain the name(s) of informants who provided info to the FBI.

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EDWIN WALKER -- DALLAS FBI FIELD OFFICE FILE

I have just been notified by NARA that they have completed processing the FBI-Dallas field office file on Edwin Walker.

I probably will receive the official billing notice sometime next week and then, after I submit my payment, it usually takes about another 10 days to receive the CD or DVD containing the file.

After I receive the Walker file, I will prepare a summary and post it here -- probably during the first week in September.

I received some additional info from NARA.

The FBI-Dallas case file about Edwin Walker (Dallas 157-218) is 519 pages. 352 of those pages are being released in full to me with no redactions. 167 pages will have some redaction -- mostly to protect identities of named informants.

I gave NARA a very lengthy list of deceased individuals connected to Walker - including everybody mentioned in Dr. Caufield's book and everybody mentioned in the FBI HQ main file on Walker (which I donated to Internet Archive). After I see what is redacted in the Dallas field file -- I might submit an appeal although it is not likely I will be able to ascertain the name(s) of informants who provided info to the FBI.

I'm looking forward to your report on this, Ernie. I would also note that 167 pages were redacted by the FBI -- and it will be interesting to see exactly how much redaction was done -- whether it was just a name here and there, blacked out.

Regards,

--Paul Trejo

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Here we go again! There seems to be no limit to Paul Trejo's credulity when it comes to Edwin Walker.

Here is Paul's reply (in the other thread I previously mentioned) to my comment re: Walker's actual beliefs:

I noticed that reference Ernie, years ago. Yet it was claimed by a newspaper reporter -- whose credentials were biased to say the least.

Actually, in his published and official speeches, Ex-General Edwin Walker never said anything overtly racist.

In fact, people who doubt this will always cite that Oklahoma newspaper article in contrast -- BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO OTHER SOURCE.

That's important. You yourself, Ernie, with your vast collection of Righist materials, have no other source.

I will also note that Caufield's CT case against General Walker is very new -- at least in terms of actual scholarship.

I continue to favor and recommend Dr. Jeff Caufield's book -- although I don't agree with it in all particulars. The same appears to be the case with Don.

Regards, --Paul Trejo

--------------------------------MY REPLY------------------------------

This is typical of Paul's attempt to ignore the obvious.

1. First of all, why do you claim that the newspaper reporter was biased? Specify how you went about ascertaining the alleged "bias". Did you contact the reporter?

2. Why do you think Walker was invited to attend and be the featured speaker at so many Citizens Councils meetings -- keeping in mind that you have previously claimed that virtually all those groups were originally named "White Citizens Councils"?

3. How do you explain Walker's speech to the American Conservative Club in Harrisburg PA in which he declared that: “I think I can match three good Americans in the KKK for every one in the Americans For Democratic Action or the Anti-Defamation League.” Keep in mind that the KKK was (at that time) listed on the Attorney General's List of Subversive Organizations.

4. Why do you think Walker accepted the invitation to speak at a rally in Baton Rouge LA sponsored by “United Conservatives” which was a front for Citizens Councils of Louisiana -- where the only speakers were well-known racists such as Cong. John Rarick and Ned Touchstone? Touchstone was a KKK member and a rabid segregationist. Doesn't that give you a clue to Walker's personal beliefs?

5. Why would the Imperial Wizard of the United Klans of America (Robert Shelton) offer Walker the position of Grand Dragon of Texas during their July 1965 meeting in Shreveport LA? To your knowledge, has there ever been a KKK official or a KKK member or a KKK sympathizer in U.S. history who was NOT a racist? Why did Walker subsequently mention to someone that he was interested in that position?

6. In October 1965, why did Walker agree to speak to the Pasco County (FL) Federation For Constitutional Government – a front for the United Florida Ku Klux Klan of Dade County FL? Why would a KKK group invite Walker? To discuss his favorite TexMex recipes?

7. Why would Walker subscribe to Conde McGinley’s New Jersey newspaper, Common Sense, and make the comment in its 11/15/65 issue that: “I’ll bet you will find more good Americans in the Ku Klux Klan than in the Americans For Democratic Action.”

8. If Walker had no opinions regarding racial inferiority/superiority and his agreement with white supremacist arguments -- then why did he surround himself during his post-military career with prominent bigots including major officials of the explicitly racist Citizens Councils movement -- including Medford Evans (a leader in the segregationist movement and the editor of the Council's magazine) as well as accept countless speaking engagements before pro-segregation organizations?
9. Would you agree with the proposition that Walker wanted to be a major player in both Texas and national politics?
If you agree with that premise, then would it be reasonable to conclude that Walker knew that overtly racist politicians had no significant national audience because such individuals repelled more people than they attracted AND, most important of all, overt racists could never attract the type of support (endorsements, financial contributions, publicity, and votes) from the very people whom Walker most needed if he ever was going to have a shot at state and national prominence and success, i.e. the mainstream conservative movement as well as the non-racist radical right--such as Robert Welch?
Given the obvious truism just summarized above -- then don't you think your statement that
"Actually, in his published and official speeches, Ex-General Edwin Walker never said anything overtly racist" is blatantly fatuous?
Addendum: I forgot this one:
10. In November 1964, Walker was the featured speaker at a meeting of Americans For Preservation of the White Race at Whitworth College in Brookhaven MS. Why do you think Walker would attend such an event AND agree to be its featured speaker?
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Question For Paul Trejo:

1. Suppose you had a conversation with John Doe and he said to you: "Burglary is NOT illegal" and "Auto theft is NOT illegal"

2. Would those statements by John Doe give you any insight into John Doe's personal beliefs and values?

3. Suppose you then showed John Doe several city and state documents which clearly state that burglary and auto theft are crimes AND you also bring John's attention to precedent-setting court cases (state and federal) which indisputably establish that burglary and theft are crimes with very significant criminal penalties.

4. Suppose John Doe STILL tells you that you are wrong.

5. What would your exchange with John Doe tell you about the beliefs and values of John Doe? At a minimum, would it not suggest to you that John Doe has a warped understanding of settled law AND he should be a likely suspect for any burglary and auto theft crimes in your area?

Given that background, how do you interpret Edwin Walker's statement that: "Integration is illegal" ??

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10. In November 1964, Walker was the featured speaker at a meeting of Americans For Preservation of the White Race at Whitworth College in Brookhaven MS. Why do you think Walker would attend such an event AND agree to be its featured speaker?

As I repeatedly pointed out, Ernie, Ex-General Edwin Walker made his living as an ultra-Right wing speaker, especially in the Deep South.

Walker had been tempted into politics by the temper of the times. Governor George Wallace in 1963 was making public speeches in the South, and using the "N" word regularly. The South hated the Brown Decision. That's just obvious.

Yet Walker plainly said that it should be a decision left up to the States, whether to Integrate or not. If a State -- like Mississippi -- plainly refused to racially integrate its public schools in obedience to Supreme Court Justice Earl Warren's Brown Decision, then by the politics of States Rights, in Mississippi, Integration was ILLEGAL.

But it was a matter of State's Rights, and not a matter of Racism. Walker never used the "N" word in his speeches -- when he had every opportunity to do so. (Unless you believe one sole report by one biased newspaper writer.)

Furthermore, it is quite obvious that Edwin Walker spoke almost entirely at Right Wing rallies in the South, including speeches for the John Birch Society, for the White Citizen's Councils, for the States Rights Parties and even for the Ku Klux Klan.

That in itself didn't make Walker a member of the Klan. Also, to the best of my knowledge, Walker always avoided speaking for the American Nazi Party -- despite the fact that Walker would make statements calculated to raise Christian sentiment against Judaism.

Walker was invited to join these Racist institutions, including a high office in the Ku Klux Klan -- AND WALKER ALWAYS TURNED THEM DOWN. That's important.

Here's a note from Walker's personal papers on this -- it's from his personal desk -- it isn't dated and it's addressed to nobody -- perhaps it's a note to himself. It speaks volumes about Walker's personality:

http://www.pet880.com/images/19660606_Walker_Joins_Nothing.JPG

So, there was only one group to which Ex-General Walker belonged, namely, the John Birch Society, which was not a racist organization (despite exceptions here and there) and they had one key theme -- Anticommunism.

During the JFK administration, the key Anticommunist theme was Cuba and Fidel Castro. That was the real political obsession of General Walker. Everything else was just politics.

In 1963, the combination of Anticommunism with Racism turned out to be a true witches brew.

Regards,

--Paul Trejo

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