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Social Justice periodical collection

 Collection
Identifier: ADN 0044

Scope and Contents

The Social Justice periodical collection comprises a full run of the periodical from 1936 to 1942.

Dates

  • 1936 - 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Temporarily closed to research.

Conditions Governing Use

All materials available in this collection (unless otherwise noted) are the property of the Monsignor William NoƩ Field Archives & Special Collections Center and Seton Hall University, which reserves the right to limit access to or reproduction of these materials. Reproduction of materials or content is subject to United States copyright restrictions and may be subject to federal or state privacy regulations. Permission to publish exact reproductions must be obtained from the Director of the Archives and Special Collections Center.

Biographical / Historical

Social Justice was an American Roman Catholic weekly periodical founded in 1936 by Father Charles Coughlin, a Roman Catholic priest and radio broadcaster well-known for his antisemitic commentary. The publication covered economic and political topics rather than religious ones and was controversial for printing antisemitc polemics, bitter attacks on the Roosevelt administration, and harsh criticisms of the American war effort during World War II. Under the direction of Francis Biddle, Attorney General of the United States during World War II, the publication's mailing permit was revoked in 1942 under the Espionage Act of 1917 on account of its seditious content. Social Justice was in print from March 13, 1936 to April 20, 1942.

Extent

1.16 Linear Feet

Abstract

Social Justice was an American Roman Catholic weekly periodical founded in 1936 by Father Charles Coughlin, a Roman Catholic priest and radio broadcaster well-known for his antisemitic commentary. The publication covered economic and political topics rather than religious ones and was controversial for printing antisemitc polemics, bitter attacks on the Roosevelt administration, and harsh criticisms of the American war effort during World War II. The collection comprises a full run of the periodical from 1936 to 1942.
Title
Social Justice periodical collection, 1939-1942
Status
Completed
Date
, 2015
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the The Monsignor Field Archives & Special Collection Center Repository

Contact:
Archives, Walsh Library
400 South Orange Ave
South Orange NJ 07079 US
973-761-9476