Subject Vertical Files

The Subject Vertical Files Collection consists of approximately 8,500 folders containing ephemeral materials such as flyers, handbills, leaflets, and clippings on a variety of topics centered on radical history and social protest. Each folder is named with a topical descriptor, most of which take the form of a subject heading like one of the following:

  • Anarchism -- Conferences -- Michigan
  • Civil liberties -- Blacks -- Mississippi
  • Colonialism and Imperialism -- Africa
  • Labor -- International Organizations -- IWW -- Strikes -- Textile
  • Peace Corps -- Committee of Returned Volunteers (CRV) -- Vietnam
  • Spain -- Civil War -- International Brigades
  • Youth and Student Protest -- Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) -- Michigan

Click here for a searchable list from which you can request folders for use in our Reading Room.

Approximately 75% of the material in this collection is in folders with names that begin with one of the following:

  • Anarchism
  • Civil Liberties
  • Colonialism and Imperialism
  • Communism
  • Ecology
  • Labor
  • Pacifism
  • Prisons and Prisoners
  • Radical Right
  • Religion
  • Sexual Freedom
  • Socialism
  • Underground Press
  • Women
  • Youth and Student Protest

Other potentially useful search terms include Action, Against, Alliance, America, American, Amnesty, Animal, Association, Black, Campaign, Center, Commission, Committee, Conference, Convention, Federation, Free, Gay, Institute, League, Lesbian, Liberation, Movement, National, Organization, Party, Peace, Rights, Society, and Union.

Place names are represented as continents (e.g. Asia, Africa, North America), regions (e.g. Latin America, Southeast Asia, Middle East), countries (e.g. Cuba, Philippines, South Africa, Vietnam), states (e.g. Michigan), and cities (e.g. Ann Arbor, Detroit).

Page maintained by Julie Herrada
Last modified: 11/18/2013

Labadie Collection Subject Vertical Files

Folder
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Brown, Archie - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - California - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Cards, Posters, etc. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Conventions - Bridgman, Michigan - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Eastern Seaboard Conference of Communist Youth - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Education - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Elections - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Foster, William Z. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Franklin, Francis - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Friends of Spanish Democracy - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - General Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Hall, Gus - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Hearst, William R. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Hollywood Cultural Sub-Section - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Informers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Left Opposition - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Lightfoot, Claude - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Maritime Unions - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Membership Cards - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Mexican-Americans - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Michigan - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Michigan - Detroit - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Michigan - Detroit - Workers' Educational Association - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Minor, Robert - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Mitchell, Charlene - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Music - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - National Convention - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - National Hunger March - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - National Student League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - National Women's Commission - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - New York - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - New York State Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Official Records - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Opposition - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Recruitment - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Ruthenberg, Charles E. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Sedition Trials - Jenkins, Grady and Judy - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Socialist Opposition - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - St. Louis - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Strikes - General Motors - 1937 - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Weinstone, William - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Wellman, Saul - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Winston, Henry - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Workers Party - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Young Communist League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Party - Youth - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Communist Political Association - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Davis, Angela - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Davis, Benjamin J. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Dennis, Eugene and Peggy - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Deportations - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Endore, Guy - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Gellert, Hugo - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Gold, Michael - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Herbst, Josephine - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Historians of American Communism - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - History - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - International Publishers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - John Reed Clubs - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Jones, Claudia - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Komorowski, Conrad - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - LeSueur, Meridel - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Lovestone, Jay - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Marxist Educational Publications - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Marzani, Carl - 1 folder(s) request this
3 Communism - U.S. - Morton Sobell Case - 3 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - National Workers Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - New Masses - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - New Outlook Publishers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Nowak, Stanley - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Patterson, William L. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Peoples Press - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Political Platforms - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Provisional Committee to Free Steve Nelson - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Ray O. Light (Revolutionary Organization of Labor) - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Reed, John - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Religion - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Rhode Island - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Richmond, Al - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Rosenberg Case - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Russo-German Treaty of 1939 - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Sedition Trials - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Soviets - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Stokes, Rose Pastor - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Straight, Michael - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Sutta, Burt - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Whitney, Charlotte Anita - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Yates, Oleta O'Connor - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Young Progressives of America - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - U.S. - Young Workers Liberation League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - Women and Family - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - World Festival of Youth and Students - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Communism - Yugoslavia - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Community Press Features - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Confederate States of America - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conference for Progressive Political Action - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conference on Economic Progress - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Congrès Coopératif National - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conrad, Joseph - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conroy, Jack - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - American Council of Trustees and Alumni - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - American Education Lobby - 1 folder(s) request this
2 Conservatism - American Security Council - 2 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Bibliography - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Buchanan, Patrick J. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Buckley, William F. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Committee for Defense of Property Rights - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Committee on Public Morals - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Conservative Society of American - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Council of Conservative Citizens - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Dartmouth Review - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - DeWeese Report, The - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Eagle Forum - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Heartland Institute - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Heritage Foundation - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Independent American, The - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Judicial Watch - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Keep America Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Liberty Letter - 1 folder(s) request this
5 Conservatism - Liberty Lobby - 5 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Michigan - Concerned Citizens of Ann Arbor - 1 folder(s) request this
2 Conservatism - Michigan - Hillsdale College - 2 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - National Center for Public Policy Research - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - National Legal and Policy Center - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - New Spirit of '76 Foundation - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Nock, Albert Jay - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Patriotic Party - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Promise Keepers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Spirit of '76 House - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Spotlight - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - Teen Age Republicans (TAR) - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conservatism - United States Day Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conspiracy Theories - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conspiracy Theories - 9-11 - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Conspiracy Theories - Jonestown - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Constitution - U.S. (parody) - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Constitution - U.S. - My Daily Constitution - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Constitutional Money Alliance - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Constitutional Money League of America - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Constitutional Party - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Center for Science in the Public Interest - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Environmental Action Foundation - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Michigan Citizens Lobby - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Nader, Ralph - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Public Citizen - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumer Education and Protection - Public Interest Research Group in Michigan - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Consumerism - Anti-Consumerism - Adbusters - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Continental Congress of Workers and Farmers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cooke, Edmund Vance - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cooper Union - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Copland, Aaron - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Copyright - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cortez, Carlos - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Costa Rica - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council Against Intolerance in America - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council for a Volunteer Military - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council for Democracy - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council for Responsible Dialogue - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council for the National Interest - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Council of Atomic Scientists - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Aquarian Research Foundation - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Beat Generation - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Communes - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Hippies and Bohemians - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Hippies and Bohemians - Diggers - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Hippies and Bohemians - Grimshaw, Gary - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Hippies and Bohemians - Posters - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Hippies and Bohemians - Rainbow Family - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - International Counterculture Archive - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Music - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Nomadic Festival - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Poetry - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - Punkweek - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Counterculture - The '60s Commune Project - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cowell, Henry - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Coxey, Jacob S. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cridge, Alfred - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Crime and Criminals - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Crime and Criminals - Youth - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Criminal Syndicalism - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cronenweth, John M. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Crusade to Abolish Traffic Tickets - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cuba - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cuba - Guantanamo Bay - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cuba - U.S. Blockade - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cuba - U.S. Blockade - Justice for Cuba Coalition - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cultural Survival - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Currency Reform Association - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cyprus - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Cyprus - American Hellenic Congress - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Daily Post News-room - Chapel Rules - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dance - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dance - Black - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dance - Lewitsky, Bella - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Darrow, Clarence - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Daughters of the American Revolution - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dawn of Equity (See Industrial Exchange) - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dawn Press - 1 folder(s) request this
1 De Pue, George - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Democratic Party - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Demonstration Tactics - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dennis, Lawrence - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Depperman, William H. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Depres, Leon - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Depression, 1929-1942 - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Biography - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Center of the Economic League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Council of Trade and Labor Unions - Labor Day Committee - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Dialectical Union - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Ethical Society - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Federation of Labor - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Historical Society - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Juniors' Educational Club - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Labor Forum - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Lecture Association - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit National Club No. 1 - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Open Forum - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Public Library - Burton Historical Collection - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Qui Vive - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Research Club - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Social Science Club - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Street Railways - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Urban League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroit Workers' Defense League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Detroiter Socialen Turnvereins - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Devyr, Thomas Ainge - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dianetics - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Directories - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Divorce Reform - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Divorce Reform - National Divorce Reform League - 1 folder(s) request this
1 DIY (Do It Yourself) - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dolci, Danilo - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dominica - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dos Passos, John - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Downer, Joseph H. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dreiser, Theodore - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Drew, John - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dreyfus, Alfred - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Duberman, Martin Bauml - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dueling - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dumpster Diving - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Dunayevskaya, Raya - 1 folder(s) request this
1 East Harlem Writing Center - 1 folder(s) request this
1 East, P. D. - 1 folder(s) request this
1 École des Hantes Études Sociales - 1 folder(s) request this
1 Ecology - 1 folder(s) request this

Pages