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College Newsletter, November 21, 1941

Published by the New York College Teachers Union, the cover of this issue of the College Newsletter features articles about the dismissal of Morris Schappes and Phillip Foner, two City College instructors fired as a result of the Rapp-Coudert hearings.

The Rapp-Coudert Committee was a New York State initiative organized in June 1940 to investigate and identify "subversive activities" and persons in New York's public schools and colleges. City College, in particular, became a target of the commitee with dozens of faculty and staff suspected of communist sympathies called to public and private hearings. Ultimately, more than fifty of the college's employees were fired from their positions.

Source | CCNY Archives
Creator | New York College Teachers Union
Date Created | November 21, 1941
Rights | Obtain From New York College Teachers Union
Item Type | Text (Newspaper / Magazine / Journal)
Cite This document | New York College Teachers Union, “College Newsletter, November 21, 1941,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed November 22, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/3762.

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