Federation of Workers’ Singing Societies of America

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Title: Federation of Workers’ Singing Societies of America

Reference Code: Mss-1757

Inclusive Dates: 1952-1953

Quantity: 000.03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm Mss

Abstract: Founded in the mid -1920s, the Federation combined political ideology with musical performances. Members adhered to a set of political principles championing the proletariat, and many were socialists or active within labor unions.

Scope and Content: Consists of one program from their 1952 song festival held in Milwaukee and two “Sanger-Zeitung” newsletters.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: German and English

Notes: Processed by Claire Marshall, February 2016.