I recently received a letter from the state bar association with a form to fill out. A friend of mine is going to get her law license for my state and I was one of her references.

At the end of the form is a question asking if I knew if my friend was a member of any organization that appears on "Attorney General of the United States list of subversive organizations." My reaction was twofold. First, I don't know - I don't know who is on the list and second, cool! There is a list!?.

The below is the best list I could find after extensive research. The list was compiled during the McCarthy era.

Attorney General's List of Totalitarian, Fascist, Communist, Subversive, and Other Organizations
November 16, 1950

Communist Abraham Lincoln School, Chicago, IL
Action Committee to Free Spain Now
American Association for Reconstruction in Yugoslavia, Inc.
American Branch of the Federation of Greek Maritime Unions
American Committee for European Workers' Relief
American Committee for Protection of Foreign Born
American Committee for Spanish Freedom
American Committee for Yugoslav Relief, Inc.
American Council for a Democratic Greece
American Council on Soviet Relations
American Croatian Congress
American Jewish Labor Council
American League against War and Fascism
American League for Peace and Democracy
American Peace Mobilization
American Polish Labor Council
American Rescue Ship Mission
American Russian Institute, New York
American Russian Institute, Philadelphia
American Russian Institute, San Fransisco
American Russian Institute of Southern California, Los Angeles
American Slav Congress
American Youth Congress
American Youth for Democracy
Armenian Progressive League of Americal
Boston School for Marxist Studies, Boston, MA
California Labor School, Inc
Central Council of American Women of Croatian Descent
Citizens Committee to Free Earl Browder
Citizens Committee for Harry Bridges
Civil Rights Congress and its affiliated organizations
Comite Coordinador Pro Republica Espanola
Commitee for a Democratic Far Eastern Policy
Commonwealth College, Mena, AR
Communist Party, U.S.A., its subdivisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates
Communist Political Association and its affiliates
Connecticut State Youth Conference
Congress of American Revolutionary Writers
Congress of American Women
Council of African Affairs
Council for Pan-American Democracy
Dennis Defense Committee
Detroit Youth Assembly
Emergency Conference to Save Spanish Refugees
Friends of the Soviet Union
George Washington Carver School, New York City
Girl Scouts of America Just seeing if you are paying attention.
Hawaii Civil Liberties Committee
Hollywood Writers Mobilization for Defense
Hungarian-American Council for Democracy
Independent Socialist League
International Labor Defense
International Workers Order and its affiliates
Jefferson School of Social Science, New York City
Jewish Peoples Committee
Joint Anti-Facist Refugee Committee
Joseph Weydemeyer School of Social Science, St. Louis, MO
Labor Research Association, Inc.
Labor Youth League
League of American Writers
Macedonian-American People's League
Michigan Civil Rights Federation
Michigan School of Social Science
National Committee for the Defense of Political Prisoners
National Committee to Win the Peace
National Conference on American Policy in China and the Far East
National Council of Americans of Croatian Descent
National Council of American-Soviet Friendship
National Federation for Constitutional Liberties
National Negro Congress
Nature Friends of America
Negro Labor Victory Committee
New Committee for Publications
North American Committee to Aid Spanish Democracy
North American Spanish Aid Committee
Ohio School of Social Sciences
Oklahoma Committee to Defend Political Prisoners
Pacific Northwest Labor School, Seattle, WA
Partido del Pueblo of Panama
Peoples Educational Association
People's Institute of Applied Religion
Philadelphia School of Social Science and Art
Photo League
Progressive German-Americans
Proletarian Party of America
Revolutionary Workers League
Samuel Adams School, Boston, MA
Schappes Defense Committee
Schneiderman-Darcy Defense Committee
School of Jewish Studies, New York City
Seattle Labor School, Seattle, WA
Serbian-Vidovdan Council
Socialist Workers Party
Socialist Youth League
Tom Paine School of Social Science, Philadelphia, PA
Tom Paine School of Westchester, NY
Union of American Croatians
United American Spanish Aid Committee
United Committee of South Slavic Americans
United Harlem Tenants and Consumers Organization
Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade
Walt Whitman School of Social Science, Newark, NJ
Washington Bookshop Association
Washington Committee for Democratic Action
Washington Commonwealth Federation
Wisconsin Conference on Social Legislation
Workers Alliance
Workers Party
Young Communist League


Communist Party, U.S.A., its subdivisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates
Communist Political Association
German-American Bund
Independent Socialist League
Partido del Pueblo of Panama
Socialist Workers Party
Workers Party
Young Communist League

Organizations which have "adopted a policy of advocating or approving the commission of acts of force and violence to deny others their rights under the Constitution of the United States"

American Christian Nationalist Party
Associated Klans of America
Association of Georgia Klans
Knights of the White Camellia
Ku Klux Klan
Original Southern Klans, Incorporated
Protestant War Veterans of the U.S., Inc.
Silver Shirt Legion of America.

Organizations which "seek to alter the form of government of the United States by unconstitutional means"

Communist Party, U.S.A., its subdivisions, subsidiaries, and affiliates
Communist Political Association and its affiliates
Independent Socialist League
Industrial Workers of the World
Nationalist Party of Puerto Rico
Partido del Pueblo of Panama
Socialist Workers Party
Workers Party
Young Communist League

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