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View Resource The Emma Goldman Papers Project

The 69-reel microfilm collection Emma Goldman Papers, published by Chadwyck-Healey in 1991, made widely available the writings of and documents about this American anarchist and activist. This web site, based on Emma Goldman: A Guide to Her Life and Documentary Sources (Chadwyck-Healey 1995), provides a comprehensive guide to the microfilm collection (available at several libraries across the...
View Resource American Experience: Emma Goldman

Dubbed "Red Emma, queen of the anarchists" by the tabloids of the time, Emma Goldman, noted iconoclast and social revolutionary, was one of the most controversial and interesting women in American for over four decades. During her time in the U.S., this Russian emigrant who came to the country in 1885, spoke in defense of labor rights, women's emancipation, birth control, and free speech. This...