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Overview: The papers of Elinor Ferry were compiled between the late 1940's to the early 1960's, during which period Ferry researched the Alger Hiss-Whittaker Chambers case. The intended outcome of this research were a book, "The political history of Whittaker Chambers, agent-provocateur", and the creation of a defense for Alger Hiss. Neither was realized.
Overview: The Papers of Marcia R. Harrison relate mainly to two distinct periods of her life. The first is her termination from the U.S. State Department in 1951, when she was determined a security risk by the Loyalty Security Board, and her unsuccessful appeal of this decision. The second is her 1983 termination from the Department of Health and Human Services and her subsequent unsuccesful lawsuit accusing the Department of age discrimination.
Overview: This collection contains the complete transcript of the prosecution of Fred Erwin Beal, a communist labor organizer, and others involved in the 1929 Loray Mill Textile Workers' Strike, for the murder of Gastonia Police Chief Orville F. Aderholt. The transcript covers the retrial in the State of North Carolina Superior Court during September and October 1929. The collection also includes Judge M.V. Barnhill's January 18, 1930 charge to the jury.
Overview: Attorney Byron Scott's case files relating to his defense of William Henry Taylor in hearings before the International Organization Employees Loyalty Board