Victor Berger (1860-1929) was a leader of evolutionary socialism in the United States. His career was pivotal in the development of modern U.S. government and its increased attention to social welfare. This collection provides important resources for historians of labor, reform, civil liberties, and early twentieth century politics.
The Victor Berger Papers combines two major collections of material plus smaller collections. The publication can be purchased as a whole or any section within it:
The printed guide includes a biography on Berger, a note on the scope of the collections, roll contents, and indexes to the names of nonfamily correspondents.
Number of rolls: 55
"The importance of this resource for the history of the Socialist party can hardly be exaggerated.... No scholar of the Socialist party can henceforth ignore these important materials."
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