Federation of Workers’ Singing Societies of AmericaFebruary 22, 2016
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.