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Modern Politics

Modern Politics is a major collecting area for MARBL, and this guide will provide a shortcut to important resources about modern politics, civil rights, school desegregation, and more.

Communism Collections

Highlander Folk School in 1957, with a young Martin Luther King, Jr. in attendance.

The collections listed in this research guide include the collections directly related to Communism, Communist ideologies, and Communist political parties in the modern era.  The collections include information about activists, public officials, party leaders, correspondence, and movements in the modern political era and during the Cold War.  The collections also include Communist history and literature, providing a diverse and dynamic background to Communism in modern politics.