The Herrin Massacre


One of the darker episodes of the early twentieth century American labor movement, the Herrin Massacre of 1922 stands out as an incident deserving a careful study.  Here at Montana State University we are processing the personal papers of Mike Clark, an environmental and social justice activist who gathered material on the Herrin incident early in his career.  Mr. Clark is anxious that some historian will make proper use of the file he gathered, and we are passing along his desire.

Re: FBI files FOIA

Editor, follow up from Ernie Lazar on FBI monographs:

Some of them are on my Internet Archive webpage here:

You also can see the FBI's bibliography of all their monograph titles from 1947-1958 here:

Happy New Year!


Laurier Archives Travel Award

Applications are currently being accepted for the Joan Mitchell Travel Grant at the Laurier Archives, Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo Ontario.  The travel grant will support a graduate student or established scholar who wishes to travel to the Laurier Archives to conduct research.  For more information on the grant, please visit:

Re: Archives of the NYPD "Red Squad"

Another Police Department organization which deserves scrutiny is the Los Angeles Fire and Police Research Association (aka FI-PO). Some issues of Its publication "FI-PO News" are available on microfilm in the University if Iowa's Right-Wing Collection (details below). Reportedly, the John Birch Society had a major presence within FI-PO..


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