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Query: Elizabeth Abramowitz Johnstone ( ? - 1954)

The Illinois Labor History Society's booklet, The Day Will Come, has this brief biography: "Johnstone was a member of the CPUSA and was married to the union organizer and CPUSA leader Jack Johnstone. For a number of years she served as educational director for the Communist Party of Illinois. Additional information about her life is being sought."

Can anyone provide additional information?

--Kevin Lindemann

Query: Al Richmond's Mother

Does anyone know the name of Al Richmond's mother?  She participated in the revolution of 1905, spent six years in prison and then returned to Russia for the October revolution with five year old Al in tow.  Richmond writes about her in "A Long View from the Left."  But never gives her name.

 

Vern Pedersen

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