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International Unemployment Day

International Unemployment Day (March 6, 1930) was a coordinated international campaign of marches and demonstrations, marked by hundreds of thousands of people in major cities around the world taking to the streets to protest mass unemployment associated with the Great Depression. [1]

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American Federation of Labor

The American Federation of Labor (AFL) was a national federation of labor unions in the United States.

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Atlanta

Atlanta (locally) is the capital of and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Georgia, with an estimated 2013 population of 447,841.

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Baltimore

Baltimore (locally) is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 26th-most populous city in the country.

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Basque Country (greater region)

The Basque Country (Euskal Herria; Pays basque; Vasconia or País Vasco) is the name given to the home of the Basque peopleTrask, R.L. The History of Basque Routledge: 1997 ISBN 0-415-13116-2 in the western Pyrenees that spans the border between France and Spain on the Atlantic coast.

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Baton (law enforcement)

A baton or truncheon (also called a cosh, billystick, billy club, nightstick, sap, blackjack, stick) is essentially a club of less than arm's length made of wood, rubber, plastic or metal.

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Berlin

Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.

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Bilbao

Bilbao (Bilbo) is a municipality and city in Spain, the capital of the province of Biscay in the autonomous community of the Basque Country.

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Boston

Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Broadway (Manhattan)

Broadway is a road in the U.S. state of New York.

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Buffalo, New York

Buffalo is a city in Western New York and the seat of Erie County, located on the eastern shores of Lake Erie at the head of the Niagara River.

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Canton, Ohio

Canton is a city in and the county seat of Stark County, Ohio, United States.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee

Chattanooga is the fourth-largest city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 167,674 as of the 2010 census, and an estimated population of 171,279 in 2012.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Clarence Hathaway

Clarence A. "Charlie" Hathaway (1892–1963) was an activist in the Minnesota trade union movement and a prominent leader of the Communist Party of the United States from the 1920s through the early 1940s.

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Cleveland

Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state.

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Communist International

The Communist International, abbreviated as Comintern and also known as the Third International (1919–1943), was an international communist organization that advocated world communism.

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Communist Party of Germany

The Communist Party of Germany (Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands, KPD) was a major political party in Germany between 1918 and 1933, and a minor party in West Germany in the postwar period until it was banned in 1956.

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Communist Party of Germany (Opposition)

The Communist Party of Germany (Opposition) (Kommunistische Partei Deutschlands (Opposition) or KPD (Opposition), generally abbreviated as KPO or KPDO) was a communist opposition organisation established at the end of 1928 and maintaining its existence until 1939 or 1940.

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Communist Party USA

The Communist Party USA (CPUSA) is a communist political party in the United States.

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Demonstration (protest)

A demonstration or street protest is action by a mass group or collection of groups of people in favor of a political or other cause; it normally consists of walking in a mass march formation and either beginning with or meeting at a designated endpoint, or rally, to hear speakers.

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Denver

The City and County of Denver (Arapaho: Niinéniiniicíihéhe') is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Detroit

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.

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Dmitry Manuilsky

Dmitriy Manuilsky, or Dmytro Zakharovych Manuilsky (3 October 1883 in Sviatets near Kremenets – 22 February 1959 in Kiev) was an important Bolshevik.

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Executive Committee of the Communist International

The Executive Committee of the Communist International, commonly known by its acronym, ECCI (Russian acronym ИККИ), was the governing authority of the Comintern between the World Congresses of that body.

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Fascism

Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe.

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Great Depression

The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression in the 1930s.

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Grover Whalen

Grover Aloysius Whalen (1886–1962) was a prominent politician, businessman, and public relations guru in New York City during the 1930s and 1940s.

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Halle (Saale)

Halle (Saale)() is a city in the southern part of the German state Saxony-Anhalt.

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Hamburg

Hamburg (local pronunciation; Low German/Low Saxon: Hamborg), officially Freie und Hansestadt HamburgConstitution of Hamburg (Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg), is the second largest city in Germany and the eighth largest city in the European Union.

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Hamilton Fish III

Hamilton Fish III (born Hamilton Stuyvesant Fish and also known as Hamilton Fish, Jr.; December 7, 1888 – January 18, 1991) was a soldier and politician from New York State.

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Harvey Klehr

Harvey Elliott Klehr (born December 25, 1945) is a professor of politics and history at Emory University.

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Herbert Hoover

Herbert Clark Hoover (August 10, 1874 – October 20, 1964) was the 31st President of the United States (1929–1933).

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House Un-American Activities Committee

The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) was an investigative committee of the United States House of Representatives.

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International Labor Defense

The International Labor Defense (ILD) was a legal advocacy organization established in 1925 in the United States as the American section of the Comintern's International Red Aid network.

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Israel Amter

Israel Amter (1881–1954) was a Marxist politician and founding member of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA).

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Jack Stachel

Jacob Abraham "Jack" Stachel (19001965) was an American Communist functionary who was a top official in the Communist Party from the middle 1920s until his death in the middle 1960s.

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James J. Davis

James John Davis (October 27, 1873November 22, 1947) was a Welsh-born American steel worker and Republican Party politician from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Jay Lovestone

Jay Lovestone (December 15, 1897 – March 7, 1990) was at various times a member of the Socialist Party of America, a leader of the Communist Party USA, leader of a small oppositionist party, an anti-Communist and Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) helper, and foreign policy advisor to the leadership of the AFL-CIO and various unions within it.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-largest city in the United States, the most populous city in the U.S. state of California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County.

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Manchester

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England, with a population of 514,417 in 2013.

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Mansion House, London

Mansion House is the official residence of the Lord Mayor of London.

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee is the largest city in the State of Wisconsin, the 31st most populous city in the United States, and anchors the 39th most populous Metropolitan Statistical Area in the United States.

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Moscow

Moscow (or; a) is the capital and the largest city of Russia with 12.2 million residents within the city limits and 16.8 million within the urban area.

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Munich

Munich (also in UK English; München,, Minga) is the capital and largest city of the German state of Bavaria, on the banks of River Isar north of the Bavarian Alps.

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National Campaign Committee for Unemployment Insurance

The National Campaign Committee for Unemployment Insurance (NCCUI) was a mass organization of the Communist Party USA established in October 1930 in an effort to build a radical movement around the issue of unemployment insurance, thereby advancing the American Communist Party's cause.

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New Bedford, Massachusetts

New Bedford is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.

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New Orleans

New Orleans (or; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.

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New York City

New York – often called New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part – is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, the premier gateway for legal immigration to the United States and one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.

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New York City Hall

New York City Hall is located at the center of City Hall Park in the Civic Center area of Lower Manhattan, New York City, between Broadway, Park Row, and Chambers Street.

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Osip Piatnitsky

Osip Aaronovitch Piatnitsky (Осип Аронович Пятницкий; 1882 – 1938), born Iosif Aronovich Tarshis, was a Russian revolutionary.

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Paris

Paris (UK:; US:; French) is the capital and most-populous city of France.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with a population of 305,842 and the county seat of Allegheny County.

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Protest permit

A protest permit or parade permit is permission granted by a governmental agency for a demonstration to be held in a particular venue at a particular time.

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Robert Minor

Robert Berkeley "Bob" Minor (18841952) was political cartoonist, a radical journalist, and a leading member of the American Communist Party.

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Samuel Adams Darcy

Samuel Adams Darcy (born Samuel Dardeck, 1905 - November 8, 2005) was a prominent Communist leader in both New York and California.

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San Francisco

San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California and the only consolidated city-county in California.

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Seattle

Seattle is a coastal seaport city and the seat of King County.

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Seville

Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Slogan

A slogan is a memorable motto or phrase used in a political, commercial, religious, and other context as a repetitive expression of an idea or purpose.

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Socialist Party of America

The Socialist Party of America (SPA) was a multi-tendency democratic-socialist political party in the United States, formed in 1901 by a merger between the three-year-old Social Democratic Party of America and disaffected elements of the Socialist Labor Party which had split from the main organization in 1899.

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Submachine gun

A submachine gun (SMG) is an air-cooled, magazine-fed, automatic carbine designed to fire pistol cartridges.

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Sydney

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Tear gas

Tear gas, formally known as a lachrymatory agent or lachrymator (from the Latin lacrima, meaning "tear"), is a chemical weapon that causes severe eye, respiratory, and skin irritation, pain, vomiting, and even blindness.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.

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Tom Mann

Thomas Mann (1856–1941) was a noted British trade unionist.

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Tower Hill

Tower Hill is an elevated spot northwest of the Tower of London, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, just outside the City of London boundary.

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Trade Union Unity League

The Trade Union Unity League (TUUL) was an industrial union umbrella organization under the Communist Party of the United States (CPUSA) between 1929 and 1935.

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Unemployment

Unemployment occurs when people are without work and actively seeking work.

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Union Square, Manhattan

Union Square is an important and historic intersection and surrounding neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, located where Broadway and the former Bowery Road – now Fourth Avenue – came together in the early 19th century; its name celebrates neither the Federal union of the United States nor labor unions but rather denotes that "here was the union of the two principal thoroughfares of the island".

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United front

The united front is a form of struggle or political organization that may be carried out by revolutionaries or communist political struggles.

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United States House of Representatives

The House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the United States Congress (a bicameral legislature).

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Upper Midwest

The Upper Midwest, or the North, is a region in the northern portion of the U.S. Census Bureau's Midwestern United States.

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Vienna

Vienna (Wien) is the capital and largest city of Austria, and one of the nine states of Austria.

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Wall Street Crash of 1929

The Wall Street Crash of 1929, also known as Black Tuesday, the Great Crash, or the Stock Market Crash of 1929, began on October 24, 1929, and was the most devastating stock market crash in the history of the United States, when taking into consideration the full extent and duration of its fallout.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County.

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William Z. Foster

William Z. "Bill" Foster (February 25, 1881 – September 1, 1961) was a radical American labor organizer and Marxist politician, whose career included serving as General Secretary of the Communist Party USA from 1945 to 1957.

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Workers International Relief

The Workers International Relief (WIR) — also known as Internationale Arbeiter-Hilfe (IAH) in German and as Международная рабочая помощь (Mezhdunarodny Rabochy Komitet Pomoshchi Golodayushchim Rossii − Mezhrabpom) in Russian — was an adjunct of the Communist International initially formed to channel relief from international working class organizations and communist parties to famine-stricken Soviet Russia.

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Young Communist League

The Young Communist League (YCL) is the name used by the youth wing of various Communist parties around the world.

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Youngstown, Ohio

Youngstown is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Mahoning County.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/International_Unemployment_Day

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