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Twentieth Century Radicalism in Minnesota Oral History Project: Interview with Yank Levine
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Yank Levine was born and raised in Duluth. His family was part of the Jewish community there. He is brother to radical writer and Communist Party member Irene Levine Paull. Yank left Duluth for New York in the early 1930s to pursue dramatic training and was active in the labor drama schools and theater community. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Finnish Hall: cultural activities; father; becoming politically aware; New York: workers' organizations' and activities, New Theater League, progressive theater community; Duluth labor activities; Theater and politics: awareness, education, techniques, blacklisting; CIO labor drama school; racism in military; Henry (Hank) Paull; Sam Paull. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: The transcript has only been partially edited, so the spellings of names are approximate. RESTRICTIONS ON USE: Interview may not be quoted directly for publication.
2 hours sound cassette
30 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
02:01:07 running time
Interviewee: Levine, Yank
Interviewer: Trimble, Steve
Made in: San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 30 (Library Call Number)
AV1990.228.68 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Twentieth Century Radicalism in Minnesota Oral History Project'