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"The 82nd Congress MUST Abolish the United Nations!" Korean War flyer

 Collection
Identifier: C0406

Scope and Content

Flyer titled "The 82nd Congress MUST Abolish the United Nations!" arguing against the existence of the United Nations on the grounds of anti-Communism and anti-United States involvement in the Korean War, created by the American Flag Committee, circa 1951. The flyer encourages its recipients to contact Senator Robert A. Taft and people they know to inform them "[they] want [their] Government to be FREED FROM 'UNITED NATIONS' RULE[.]" Formerly the flyer read "Arthur Vandenberg" but this has been struck through and replaced with Taft's name.

Dates

  • circa 1951-1952

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

The copyright and related rights status of this collection have not been evaluated (See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/CNE/1.0/)

Historical Information

The Korean War was a Cold War conflict that lasted from 1950 - 1953. The conflict centered around the invasion of South Korea by Soviet-allied and supported North Korea, with the United Nations intervening (using mostly U.S. forces) to aid South Korea. The war suffered over a million casualties with no final resolution between the two countries.

Extent

.01 Linear Feet (1 item)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Flyer titled "The 82nd Congress MUST Abolish the United Nations!" arguing against the existence of the United Nations on the grounds of anti-Communism and anti-United States involvement in the Korean War, created by the American Flag Committee circa 1951.

Arrangement

This is a single item collection.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by Lynn Eaton in April 2019.

Related Materials

The Special Collections Research Center holds other materials on the Korean War and other Cold War conflicts.

Bibliography

Millett, A. R.. "Korean War." Encyclopedia Britannica, accessed July 15, 2022. https://www.britannica.com/event/Korean-War.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Amanda Brent in July 2022. Finding aid completed by Amanda Brent in July 2022.

Title
"The 82nd Congress MUST Abolish the United Nations!" Korean War flyer
Subtitle
Guide to "The 82nd Congress MUST Abolish the United Nations!" Korean War flyer
Status
Completed
Author
Amanda Brent
Date
July 15, 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center Repository

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