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Marie and David Ingar Papers

 Collection — Container: Small Processed Collections: I-K, Box 8, Folder: 4
Identifier: LP000642
The papers of Marie and David Ingar consist of an eulogy to David Ingar by Ms. Ingar and her letter enclosing her manuscript to the editor of the Industrial Worker.

Contents: Correspondence, May 1972 "A Saint of Labor" [eulogy to David Ingar by Marie Rhein Ingar, 1972]

Dates

  • 1972

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Abstract

Subjects include: IWW; eulogy of David Ingar

History

David Ingar was born in Romania of Jewish descent and early became identified with the socialist movement. Coming to America he became active in the union effort of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). David Ingar spent five years in Leavenworth Penitentary because of his participation in IWW apposition to US entry into World War I. Marie Rhein Ingar, wife of David Ingar for forty years was also an opponent of the war and corresponded frequently with a number of the imprisoned IWW members. Upon his release, David Ingar moved to Reading, Pennsylvania living in "quiet obscurity, studying, and working" until his death in November, 1970.

Arrangement

Material arranged in 1 folder.

Acquisition

The papers of Marie and David Ingar were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in April of 1974 by Goddard Graves and were opened for research in January of 1985.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in January, 1985.
Title
Guide to the Marie and David Ingar Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1985-01
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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