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University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Mary Wil Hopkins Non-subversive Oath, 1958



Creator Hopkins, Mary Wil
Title: Mary Wil Hopkins non-subversive oath
Dates: 1958
Abstract: The Mary Wil Hopkins non-subversive oath is a loyalty oath for the Dallas Independent School District signed in September 1958 that attests that the affiant has no affiliation with the Communist Party.
Identification: camh-arc-004105
Extent: 1.0 item (Paper document)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Historical Note

During the Cold War, McCarthy-era policies swept through the federal government in an attempt to eliminate communist sympathies. Some public school systems had faculty sign loyalty oaths to the effect that members were not affiliated with the Communist Party. The Mary Wil Hopkins non-subversive oath is an example.

Source:

"Truman's Loyalty Program." Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum. Accessed April 10, 2019.

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Scope and Contents

The Mary Wil Hopkins non-subversive oath is a loyalty oath for the Dallas Independent School District signed in September 1958 that attests that the affiant has no affiliation with the Communist Party.

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Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no use restrictions on this collection. Publisher is responsible for complying with copyright law.

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Index Terms

Personal Names
Hopkins, Mary Wil
Corporate Names
Dallas Independent School District (Tex.)
Subjects
Communism

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Mary Wil Hopkins Non-subversive Oath, 1958, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Blaine Finstein, April 2019.

Subsequent revisions made by Emily Frazier, January 2020.

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Accession Number

2019-059

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Detailed Description of the Collection

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2.325/K82b [SRH1230025834] Mary Wil Hopkins non-subversive oath September 11, 1958

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