Correspondence, telegrams, orders, diaries, proclamations, newspapers, periodicals, clippings, and photographs, relating to the organization, training, and activities of the First Czechoslovak Army under General Ludvik Svoboda on the Eastern front, 1941-1945.
Interviews with activists in KOR, Solidarność, and other Polish dissident movements of the 1970s and 1980s, with activists in Czechoslovak and East German dissident movements of the same period, and with observers of these movements, relating to the history of the movements, and to the social dynamics of participation in them.
Correspondence, writings, clippings, and printed matter, relating to Chinese foreign relations with the United States, 1941-1971; Chinese efforts to gain public support in the United States, 1941-1945; Chinese history; and World War II. Includes correspondence of Siang Mei Rosalynde Chang.
Serial issues, broadsides, handbills, and pamphlets, mainly issued by resistance groups in Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, Italy, Poland, Yugoslavia, and other German-occupied countries during World War II. Includes some issuances of anti-German groups in exile, some issuances of American occupation forces in Germany at the end of World War II, and a few World War I items. Some items are photographic reproductions. Collected by the War Library of the Cleveland Public Library.
Serial issues, pamphlets, election campaign literature, clandestine publications, reports, memoranda, speeches, proclamations, bulletins, leaflets, and memorabilia, relating to various aspects of twentieth-century Czechoslovak history and politics, including the Munich agreement of 1938, the Soviet invasion in 1968, the Charta 77 movement, and the end of the communist regime in 1989; and to post-1989 political, social and economic conditions, and elections, in Czechoslovakia and subsequently the independent Czech Republic. Includes photocopies of communist-era Czechoslovak government documents.
Sound recordings of broadcasts and writings, research materials, printed matter, news articles and clippings relating to broadcasts by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty to audiences in Czechoslovakia. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.
Sound recordings of proceedings, and printed copies of preparatory briefing materials for conference participants, relating to political events in Czechoslovakia from 1987 to 1989, culminating in the fall of the communist regime.
Transcript of conversations with the Czech political leader Zdenĕk Mlynár̆, relating to political reform in the Soviet Union and Czechoslovakia. Published in Czech as Reformátor̆i Nebývají S̆t̆astni (Prague, 1995).