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Title John Spargo Papers
Creator Spargo, John
Dates of Creation 1931-1945
Scope & Content 1931 Letter with envelope from John Spargo to Hall Park McCullough; 1936 carbon copy of letter from Hall Park McCullough to John Spargo regarding business advice; 1937 letter to Judge John Hessin Clarke regarding comments on a speech by Clarke; copy of an 1939 open letter to Senator Capper; newspaper clipping of a letter to the editor from john Spargo dated 1942 suggesting that one German officer be executed for every Nazi reprisal murder during WW II; memorial poem, "Pro Memoria / B.C.E., Obit August 13, 1945;" one memorial poem "Amavimus, Amamus, / Amabimus / In Memory of John Spargo, Jr. / December 20, 1919--October 10, 1945."
Administrative/Biographical History Spargo was the first director of the Bennington Museum and an avid collector of historic material. He was a well known socialist and writer during his lifetime.
Related People Spargo, John
McCullough, Hall Park
Clarke, John Hessin
Search Terms World War, 1939-1945
Credit line Bequest of Hall Park McCullough
Catalog Number 2010.2.1