This item is a pamphlet accusing Eleanor of engaging in communist activity.

Pamphlet accusing Eleanor of communist affiliationsEvery year around Christmas-time, the Gallup Poll conducts an annual popularity contest, assigning reporters to put this question to a cross-section of the American public: "What woman living today in any part of the world do you admire the most?"

Last year, for the eleventh time, Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt was a shoo-in winner. What does this prove? Just this: In a society where a pro-Communist atheist and criminal sex-pervert like the late Caryl Chessman can be built up into a great national hero and an international martyr through the power of the Communist-kept press, it proves only that it is possible to build up almost anyone as a public idol.

However, certain peculiar activities of Mrs. Roosevelt deserve a great deal more publicity than they have heretofore received. Time after time, she has gone out of her way to endorse or to give assistance to known Communists. Take the case of her notorious endorsement of Alger Hiss, in her column of August 16, 1948. "Smearing good people like Alger Hiss and Lauchlin Currie [both Soviet espionage agents] is, I think, unforgivable...Anyone knowing either Mr. Currie or Mr. Hiss, who are two people whom I happen to know fairly well, would not need any denial on their part to know they are not Communists. Their records prove it."

Eleanor Roosevelt is unmistakably the wheel-horse of the Democratic Party. Without her aid, no aspirant to the Democratic Presidential nomination is supposed to stand a ghost of a chance. Her political moves pivot from a base centered within the organization known as the American for Democratic Action (ADA). She was one of the ADA's founders and is its honorary chairman and one of its supreme potentates. Knowing her long pro-Communist record, it is inconceivable that any of the sycophantic Democratic Presidential aspirants currently clustering around this Queen Bee of the ADA could be unaware of their public responsibility to repudiate her endorsement.

GUIDELINES FOR ACTION.

1. Write your Congressman and urge him to protest strongly against any attempt to abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC).

2. If you are a Democrat, write to the Democratic National Committee and inform them that you will not vote for any Democratic Presidential Candidate who does not categorically repudiate the endorsement of Eleanor Roosevelt.

3. Challenge Eleanor Roosevelt's phony "prestige" and her Red-generated publicity wherever it appears - especially in the newspapers which publish her columns. Write the editor and call his attention to her unparalleled Communist-front record, as documented in this issue and in the dossier "ELEANOR'S RED RECORD."

4. If the Democratic Presidential Candidate you favor has any taint of Roosevelt-endorsement, write him and ask him to repudiate this endorsement - or get out. This may be your last opportunity to keep a Communist-fronter out of the White House.

5. Speak out now, and all through the coming election campaign - especially prior to and during the National Conventions of both parties - against any candidate who is soft on Communism. (Even the political opportunists will blow to public opinion - if the public makes its opinions crystal-clear.)

Citations Numbers 87 through 120:

These citations are representative of Eleanor Roosevelt's brazen activities from 1927 to 1960, a span of 33 years. The earliest is Number 113; the latest is Number 117. Numbers 88 and 115 are cited "communist-fronts" and should properly be added to the previous 86 "hard-core" citations, making a total of 88, but have been placed in the second category (radical, socialist, pacifist, and "mixed-breed" organizations) because of the fact that their "communist-front" complexion - as cited - is little known, even to authorities. There are 28 separate and distinct organizations, enterprises, and publications represented in this list, which, when added to the 49 listed above, total 77 with which Eleanor Roosevelt has been affiliated, or about two-thirds of the 120 citations listed in this report.

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT'S "HARD-CORE" CITATIONS

(1) All-Harlem Youth Conference - sent greetings - Daily Worker, 5/12/38 (Appendix IX, Special Committee on Un-American Activities, 1944, p. 313)

(2) American Committee in Aid of Chinese Industrial Cooperatives (INDUSCO, INC.) - member advisory board - November 1950 (Senate Internal Security Subcommittee, Hearings, Institute of Pacific Relations, Part 11, March 1952, p. 3794)

(3) American Committee for the Protection of Foreign Born - sponsor - Daily Worker, 10/21/41, p. 4 ("Subversion in Racial Unrest," Hearings, Louisiana Joint Legislative Committee, 3/6/57, Part 1, p. 51)

(4) . . . sponsor of dinner - program - 10/27/46 (Ibid.)

(5) . . . signer - New Year's Appeal to President Truman for Increased Immigration - Jan. 1947 (House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) "Communist Political Subversion," Part 2, Appendix, 1956, p. 7731)

(6) . . . signer of Open Letter to Commissioner of Immigration and Naturalization Protesting Against Attempted Terrorization of Yugoslav-Americans in Farrell, Pa. - May-June 1947 (Ibid., p. 7732)

(7) American Committee for Spanish Freedom - sent greetings - Daily Worker, 11/23/45, p. 8 ("Subversion in Racial Unrest," LJLC, p. 51)

(8) American Committee for Yugoslav Relief - made cash contribution to - Headlines of ACYR, July 1945, p. 1 (Ibid., LJLC, p. 51)

(9) . . . accepted honorary chairmanship - Daily Worker, 12/21/45, p. 3 (Ibid.)

(10) . . . honorary chairman - letterhead, 7/23/48 (Ibid.)

(11) . . . held press conference at headquarters; sent letter out soliciting support for ACYR (Senate Internal Security Subcommittee (SISS) "United States Citizens Employed by the United Nations," 1952, p. 204)

(12) American Communications Association - speaker at annual convention - Baltimore Evening Sun, 4/16/40, p. 8 (Special Committee on Un-American Activities - SCUAA - Vol. 13, 1940, p. 7980; LJLC, p. 51)

(13) American League for Peace and Democracy - China Aid Council - sent donation to Council - Daily Worker, 3/21/38 (SCUAA), Executive Hearings, 1940, Vol. 5, p. 2390; LJLC, p. 51)

(14) American Relief for Greek Democracy - honorary chairman - letterhead, 11/19/46 - (Florida Legislation Investigation Committee - FLIC - 2/10/58; "Communism and the NAACP," Vol. 2, Georgia Commission on Education, GCE, p. 85)

(15) . . . speaker - New York Times, 12/24/46, p. 11

(16) . . . honorary chairman - letterhead, 1/17/47

(17) American Student Union - entertained leader, Joseph P. Lash, at White House, 11/30/39 - Washington Times-Herald, 12/1/39 (LJLC, p. 51)

(18) American Youth Congress (AYC) - National Council - attended Council conference of delegates, was interviewed by them - New York Herald Tribune, 1/26/36

(19) . . . sent letter of greeting to Milwaukee - official AYC program, 7/2-5/37 (LJLC, p. 51)

(20) . . . speaker at City College for New York AYC Council's New York State Model Legislature, 1/29/38 - Daily Worker, 1/29/38; New Masses, 2/8/38 (House Un-American Activities Committee, Hearings Regarding Jack McMichael, 7/53, opposite p. 2673)

(21) . . . speaker at New York dinner - Evening Star, 3/1/39 (GCE, p. 85)

(22) . . . speaker at New York AYC program, 7/9/39 (LJLC, p. 52)

(23) . . . accompanied Communist leaders of AYC to hearings before SCUAA on 11/30/39 and entertained them at White House the same day - Washington Times-Herald, 12/1/39 (SCUAA, Vol. 9, 1939, p. 5616; American Mercury "Communists in The White House," February 1953, p. 10)

(24) . . . defender of AYC before Council of Southern Women - Evening Star, 1/26/40, p. 4 (LJLC, p. 52)

(25) . . . defender of AYC in her column, "My Day," 1/29/40

(26) . . . invited Congressmen to White House to meet AYC leaders - Washington Post, 2/7/40, pages 1, 7 (LJLC, p. 52)

(27) . . . speaker, Washington AYC program, 2/10/40 (HUAC, Hearings Regarding Jack McMichael, p. 2723)

(28) . . . speaker - Monday Evening Club, AYC program, 2/13/40 (LJLC, p. 52)

(29) . . . AYC speaker - Chicago, 4/13/40 (Appendix IX, p. 559)

(30) . . . defender of AYC - Liberty Magazine, "Why I Still Believe in the Youth Congress," 4/20/40 (LJLC, p. 52)

(31) . . . asked for dinner for AYC leaders to raise funds - invitation by Edward J. Flynn, Bronx, 5/8/40 (Appendix IX, p. 684; American Mercury, Feb. 1953, p. 9)

(32) . . . AYC speaker - Washington, D. C. - Evening Star, 6/15/40

(33) China Aid Council - sponsor - undated folder (LJLC, p. 52)

(34) Christmas Amnesty Plea for Communists Convicted Under The Smith Act - signer of petition to President Eisenhower urging commutation of sentences and postponement of trials - New York Daily Times, 12/21/55, p. 20 (LJLC), p. 52); Daily People's World, 12/22/55, p. 1 (California Senate Investigating Committee on Education, 14th Report, 1956, pages 28-9)

(35) Congress of America's Women - (International Congress of Women, Paris, 11/26 to 12/1/45, became the Congress of American Women in 1947) - sent greetings to the 1945 International Congress (California State Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, 4th Report, 1948, p. 232)

(36) Daughters of the American Depression - sponsor - New York Times, 5/13/40 (Appendix IX, p. 684; LJLC, p. 52)

(37) End Jim Crow in Baseball Committee - sponsor - release, 7/30/45 (GCE, p. 85)

(38) Foster Parents Plan for Spanish Children - supporter - Direction, October 1939 (LJLC, p. 52)

(39) INDUSCO, INC. (See also citation number 2, same organization, earlier date) - member of advisory board - letterhead, April 1951 (LJLC, p. 52)

(40) Highlander Folk School - endorser of school - New York Times, 12/16/46, p. 29.

(41) Institute of Pacific Relations - American Council - reception for Eleanor Roosevelt on her return from Pacific during World War II (SISS, IPR Hearings, Part 8, 1952, p. 2582)

(42) Jewish Black Book Committee - sponsor - undated pamphlet, "Let The World Know." (LJLC, p. 52)

(43) League of Women Shoppers - speaker, New York - Daily Worker, 12/9/36 (LJLC, p. 52)

(44) Metropolitan Music School - advisory council member - catalog, 1953-54 (LJLC, p. 52)

(45) . . . advisory council member - catalog, 1954-55 (Ibid.)

(46) . . . advisory council member - catalog, 1956-57 (Ibid.)

(47) Midwest Student Victory Assembly - sent greetings, January 1943 (HUAC Investigation of Communist Activities in San Francisco Area, Part 3, p. 3272)

(48) Motion Picture Artists Committee - sent donation - Daily Worker, 3/21/38 (SCUAA, Executive hearings, Vol. 5, 1941, p. 2390; GCE, p. 86)

(49) National Citizens' Emergency Relief Committee to Aid Strikers' Families - member of national board - Worker, 3/17/46, p. 5 (GCE, p. 86)

(50) National Citizens Political Action Committee - honorary guest - program, 4/12/46

(51) National Committee to Abolish the Poll Tax - sponsor - letterhead, 4/17/43

(52) . . . sponsor - letterhead, 3/8/46 (HUAC Hearings, Testimony of Bishop G. Bromley Oxnam, 7/21/53, p. 3688)

(53) National Committee for People's Rights - aided campaign - Topeka Daily Capital, 11/27/39 (SCUAA, Executive Hearings, Vol. 4, 1940, p. 1706)

(54) National Conference on the German Problem - sponsor - official release, 3/6/47 (LJLC, p. 53)

(55) National Council of American-Soviet Friendship - Committee of Women - sent greetings to Soviet women on International Women's Day - Daily Worker, 4/4/46, p. 8 (GCE, p. 86)

(56) . . . member of committee of Women - press release - 3/13/47 (LJLC, p. 53)

(57) . . . sent greetings - Worker, 11/19/44, p. 2 (LJLC, p. 53)

(58) . . . sent greetings to rally - Daily Worker, 11/15/45, p. 3 (LJLC, p. 53)

(59) National Council of Arts, Sciences and Professions - attended party at sculptor Jo Davidson's home, 1948, at which party the announcement of the formation of the Progressive Party to support Henry Wallace for President was made (HUAC Communist Methods of Infiltration in Entertainment, Part 1, Hearings, 1/13-18/54, p. 3869)

(60) National Emergency Conference for Democratic Rights - endorser of statement "A Warning to America" - folder, 1940 (Appendix IX, p. 1215)

(61) National Lawyers Guild - attended NLG Detroit convention and posed for pictures with officials - Daily Worker, 2/21/56, p. 5

(62) National Negro Congress - speaker at Philadelphia meeting - Daily Worker, 2/12/38 (GCE, p. 86)

(63) National Right-To-Work Congress--speaker - program, 6/7/39 (Appendix IX, p. 1307)

(64) People's Front for Peace - sent greetings - Daily Worker, 8/30/37, p. 2 (LJLC, p. 53)

(65) Protestant Digest - writer of statement for - letterhead, 12/27/39 (Appendix IX, p. 1519)

(66) Rachel Productions - praised its production of "The World Sholom Aleichem," and recommended its Chicago company even though 15 of the 17 members of the company were party members or fronters (Counterattack, 3/26/54, p. 3)

(67) Russian War Relief - sent greetings - Soviet Russia Today, 12/41, p. 20 (LJLC, p. 53)

(68) Southern Conference Educational Fund - signer of letter protesting Congressional hearings on SCEF - 6/10/54 (LJLC, p. 53)

(69) Southern Conference for Human Welfare - the predecessor of the SCEF - speaker - program, 11/20-23-38 (Appendix IX, p. 1591)

(70) . . . speaker at convention, Chattanooga - program, 4/16/40, 4/20/40 (Appendix IX, pp. 1598-9)

(71) . . . consultant - official report, April 1940, (Appendix IX, p. 1588)

(72) . . . member of executive board - program and call, 9/23/45

(73) . . . member, board, New York committee - 1945 (HUAC Investigation of Communist Activities in the New York Area, Part 1, Jean Muir, 6/15/53, p. 6)

(74) . . . entertained Joseph S. Gelders, a Communist Party member and leader of the SCHW, at White House, prior to speaking for the SCHW (SISS, Hearings, Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc., 3/54, p. 15)

(75) Southern Negro Youth Congress - speaker - 4/28/39 (LJLC, p. 54)

(76) . . . attended conference in Tennessee, summer 1942 (SISS, Hearings on SCEF, see above, pages 105, 116)

(77) Soviet Russia Today - contributor - Soviet Russia Today, 6/42, p. 6 (LJLC, p. 54)

(78) Teachers Union, New York City (Was Local #5 of American Federation of Teachers prior to its expulsion by AFT in 1940) - received annual award - Daily Worker, 4/23/39 (GCE, p. 85)

(79) United American Spanish Aid Committee - supporter - 1940 - (Appendix IX, p. 1608)

(80) United States Arrangements Committee, World Youth Conference - honorary patron - letterhead, 7/45 (LJLC, p. 54)

(81) United Student Peace Committee - endorser of "Peace Strike" - Daily Worker, 4/20/39 (GCE, p. 86)

(82) Workers Alliance - sponsored April 1936 meeting, Washington, D.C. (The Individualist, Lincoln, Nebraska, Vol. 1, 1938-9, Topics No. 45 quoting Industrial Control Reports, 4/18/36)

(83) . . . speaker at convention, Washington, D.C. - New York Sun, 6/7/39, p. 1

(84) Washington Committee for Aid to China - attended and supported WCAC at tea on 12/15/40 (SCUAA, Executive Hearings, Vol. 5, 1941, p. 2362)

(85) . . . honorary sponsor, Paul Robeson, concert, withdrew support only because of procedural disagreement, 4/25/41 (Ibid., pp. 2375-6)

(86) World Youth Congress - speaker at opening session - Vassar College, 8/16/38, (LJLC, p. 54; SCUAA, Hearings, Vol. 7, 1939, p. 4483)

ADDITIONAL CITATIONS:

(87) American Association for the United Nations, Inc. - The United Nations Fund - member of board of directors - letterhead, 11/21/50 (solicited aid for over her signature) (The AAUN was the subject of a "Preliminary Report," 1955, American Legion Counter-Subversive Section)

(88) American Civil Liberties Union - speaker at rally for Chicago branch in April 1940 (The Individualist, Lincoln, Nebraska, 4/18/40, citing News and Views, No. 54) (The ACLU has been cited as a "Communist-front" in the 1948 California Un-American Activities Committee Report, p. 107-9)

(89) American Committee on Africa - member of national committee - letterhead, 6/10/58 and 6/19/59 - (The ACA has been publicized by the Worker, 4/24/60, which noted the ACA's opening of a South Africa Emergency Fund; at least 40 of the 80 officers and national committee members have records)

(90) . . . South Africa Defense Fund - member of sponsoring committee for fund, "set up by the ACOA to help with legal aid for the 158 charged with treason in South Africa" (Africa Today, May-June, 1957)

(91) Americans for Democratic Action (ADA) - founder - 1/9/47 (Hearings - House Select Committee on Lobbying Activities, Part 6, p. 19, 7/11/50)

(92) . . . chairman ADA nominating committee - 3/29/47 (ADA, Its Origin, Aims and Character, issued by Staff of Senate Republican Policy Committee, 4/19/55, reissued in 1957)

(93) . . . signer - ADA pamphlet, Toward Total Peace, 1947 (Ibid.)

(94) . . . chosen as ADA national honorary chairman - 6th annual ADA convention, 5/22/53; 7th convention, 4/9/54; 8th convention, 3/19/55 (Ibid.)

(95) . . . contributor - ADA's Guide to Politics (Dial Press, 1954) (Ibid.)

(96) . . . honorary ADA chairman, 1956, and officer in 1952 and from 1957 to date

(97) American Friend (unintelligible) Service Committee - signed statement (unintelligible) America Needs A New Foreign Policy, issued by AFSC's Clarence E. Pickett (New York Times, 10/16/58, p. 40)

(98) Bureau for Intercultural Education - sponsor - 11/25/46 - letterhead (At least 40 of its sponsors and staff officials have communist-front records. The California State Investigating Committee on Education noted this fact in its 8th, 1951, Report, p. 18)

(99) Common Council for American Unity - sponsor - letterhead, 1/24/46; contributor to Letters from America campaign, and sponsor in 1950 - folder (The CCAU has had an extensive number of Communist-fronters and some party members associated with it over the past two decades)

(100) Encampment for Citizenship (Sponsored by American Ethical Union), 10th Anniversary - honorary chairman and sponsor - letterhead, 4/20/56 (the communist-front affiliations of sponsors of the EFC have been listed in the American Legion's Reports, Counter-Subversive Section, pages 1A, 27; its Firing Line, 1954, No. 7, p. 3 and 1955, p. 38 and 132)

(101) Freedom House (Wendell Willkie Bldg.) - founder - 1/22/42 (The Individualist, 11/8/47, p. 3, 4; signer Declaration of Freedom, 1952 (pamphlet The Tenth Anniversary of Freedom House, p. 9). (Directors include fronters)

(102) International Ladies' Garment Workers Union (David Dubinsky) - donated services broadcasting over Eugene V. Debs (Socialist) Memorial Radio Station, WEVD, to ILGWU, a left-socialist union - Daily Worker, 4/7/34

(103) International Student Service - member executive committee - Jan. 1942 (Joe Lash testimony, SCUAA, p. 2807)

(104) League for Industrial Democracy - participant in symposium - 1945 (Hearings, Special Committee to Investigate Tax-Exempt Foundations and Comparable Organizations, part 1, 1954, p. 300); speaker, 48th annual meeting (Ibid., p. 762). (This committee investigated the LID thoroughly as a (unintelligible) organization.)

(105) The (unintelligible) - speaker at its dinner-forum, 5/25/52 (Counterattack, 6/13/52, p. (unintelligible), cited as a "united front" affair.)

(106) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - member board of directors, 1958 (LJLC, p. 51), speaker - Afro-American, 4/20/35; member board of directors - letterhead, 2/16/56 ("the Communists...have infiltrated and are working through the NAACP" - LJLC, Part 2, March 1957, p. 155)

(107) National Consumers League - vice president - letterhead, 1931, 1936 (headed by the Socialist, Florence Kelley, 1931, and by her son, Nicholas, 1936)

(108) New York Council for a Permanent F.E.P.C. - honorary chairman - New York rally 2/18/46, letterhead; speaker (Ibid.) (hundreds of communists and fronters were named as sponsors of this rally)

(109) National Issues Committee - chairman, 1954 (See source under 92) (an offshoot of the ADA)

(110) National Urban League - speaker (Baltimore Sun, 12/11/35) (the extensive record of Communist affiliations of the NUL officials is given in the Citizens' Council, official publication of the CCA, January, 1957)

(111) New School for Social research - member advisory board, 1931 - catalog (there are extensive references to the role of the New School and of its officials and faculty members in aiding Soviet espionage agents like Hanns Eisler to enter the United States - HUAC Hearings Regarding Hanns Eisler, 9/47)

(112) National Women's Trade Union League - entertained leaders of NWTUL at White House; named as member for many years past - Labor, 5/12/36 ("the resolutions of the WTUL should be supported," - Daily Worker, 6/26/36)

(113) Non-Intervention Citizens Committee - member, 1927 ("The 'center' organization in the city of New York engaged in propaganda against the United States and in favor of the Socialist-Communist scheme to Sovietize Mexico and all central American states is the NICC." - Fred R. Marvin's Daily Data Sheets, 28-4 and 5, 3/9/27)

(114) Open Forum - supported ("the Open Forum . . . publicized . . . New Dealers listen to lectures by Socialist and Communist evangelists." - American Mercury, Oct. 1936, p. 209, "Is Roosevelt A Socialist?", by Harold Lord Varney.)

(115) Physicians Forum - sponsor of Conference for Health Care Without Discrimination at Hotel Theresa, New York City - 10/8/49 release (the Physicians Forum was cited as a Communist-front in the Washington State Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, 2nd Report, 1948, p. 80)

(116) Progressive Education Association - speaker - 11/24-5/33 (news release, 11/19/33) (The PEA was a radical left-wing teachers organization)

(117) SANE (Committee for a Sane (unintelligible passage), 4/25/60, p. 12 (The American Legion's Counter-Subversive Branch, Cincinnati, Ohio, issued a special report on SANE in May 1958)

(118) Survey Associates - sustaining member - Survey Graphic, March 1935 (interlocked, according to a membership roster in issue cited, with the ACLU, the NAACP, the New School, and other similar organizations)

(119) (Unintelligible.)

(120) World (unintelligible passage) speaker - Chicago Tribune (unintelligible) pacifist)

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