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Archives & Manuscripts

Victor L. Berger Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Berger, Victor

Dates

  • 1919-1926

Extent

0.04 Linear Feet (.5 linear in.)

General Note

A member of the House of Representatives in 1919, Victor Berger of Wisconsin and four Socialist co-defendents were convicted of conspiracy in violation of the Espionage Act and were sentence to 20 years at Leavenworth Prison. The verdict was unsuccessfully appealed.
General Note The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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