Oregon Military Department Records Guide

Record Series Descriptions

Communist Activity Intelligence Reports

89A-012 - Boxes 55-73
14.5 cubic feet
Arrangement: By type of record, thereunder chronological by date of record

Series documents Military Department intelligence operations designed to monitor communist and radical socialist and labor groups. Reports show report date, location of activities reported, persons met, and activities participated in. Series also includes numerous brochures, newspapers, pamphlets, flyers, and other promotional and educational material collected by the Military Department.

Also see numerous images of flyers, booklets, and other items from this series in the image slide show of this guide. The Appendix includes a 1933 "Manual for Use in the National Guard" produced by the Young Communist League to instruct members on how to infiltrate the National Guard.

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