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Title
The Case of Paul Robeson's Passport
Collection

Paul Robeson collection

General

Printed Matter

Press Releases

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1950 - 1952
Place: New York, New York
Publisher: Provisional Committee to Restore Paul Robeson's Passport
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 170/Sc Micro R-5956, box 3, folder 1; reel 2
Topics
Civil rights
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Passports
Genres
Press releases
Physical Description
Extent: 8 1/2" x 11"
One page press release, with images and text on recto and verso.
Description
Press release from the Provisional Committee to Restore Paul Robeson's passport, ca. 1951. In August 1950, the State Department cancelled Robeson's passport after he refused to sign an affidavit in which he would pledge under the Smith Act that he was not a communist.
Type of Resource
Text
Still image
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11613583
MSS Unit ID: 20649
Photo Order: 62789
NYPL Exhibition ID: TL 24.09.033
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6158ff20-3c95-0139-e359-0242ac110003
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1950: Created (Approximate)
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The Case of Paul Robeson's Passport" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1950 - 1952. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62bf10d0-3c95-0139-61b3-0242ac110003

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "The Case of Paul Robeson's Passport" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 19, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62bf10d0-3c95-0139-61b3-0242ac110003

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1950 - 1952). The Case of Paul Robeson's Passport Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/62bf10d0-3c95-0139-61b3-0242ac110003

Wikipedia Citation

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The Case of Paul Robeson's Passport