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Roger W. Smith, “Theodore Dreiser in the US Communist Press”


Theodore Dreiser in the US Communist Press


My new article is posted here as a Word document.


— Roger W. Smith

   October 2021


“Theodore Dreiser Joins Communist Party”



‘Theodore Dreiser Joins Communist Party’


“Theodore Dreiser Joins Communist Party”

Daily Worker

July 30, 1945

pg. 5


Posted here (PDF file above) is a letter of July 20, 1945 from Theodore Dreiser to William Z. Foster, General Secretary of the Communist Party USA, in which Dreiser applied for membership in the party. Dreiser was admitted to membership.

The letter was published in the Daily Worker, which was published by the Communist Party USA.

— posted by Roger W. Smith

   January 2020