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Series W-7.2

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W-7.2 1 1 Avitabile, Alex, S.J. A Bibliography on Peter Maurin, Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker, 1971 (supplements: No. 1, November 1971; No. 2, February 1972; No. 3, January 1973; No. 4, September 1973; " Dorothy Day’s Early Writings for Socialist Publications," 1976).
W-7.2 1 2-7 Newspaper clippings, short articles and other sources mentioning the Catholic Worker movement, 1933-1999, n.d.
W-7.2 1 8 References to the Catholic Worker in books (extracts compiled by Stanley Vishnewski), typescript, n.d.
W-7.2 1 9 Reviews of books on the Catholic Worker movement, 1968-1996
W-7.2 2 1-3 Unpublished papers on the Catholic Worker movement, 1938, 1948, 1961, 1963, 1966, 1981-1982, 1989, n.d.
W-7.2 2 4 Brunini, John Gilland, "A Catholic Paper vs. Communism," Commonweal 19 (24 November 1933): 96-98.
W-7.2 2 5 Carroll, Eleanor, "The Catholic Worker," M.A. thesis, Catholic University of America, 1935.
W-7.2 2 6 Reinhold, H.A., "The Catholic Worker Movement in America," Blackfriars 19 (September 1938): 635-650.
W-7.2 2 7 Zita, Sister M., S.C., "The Catholic Worker Movement," 20 January 1939. Typescript report of research attempting "to discover the good that has been accomplished by the Catholic Worker Movement since it began" through survey of houses of hospitality.
W-7.2 2 8 Rohrman, John M.,"Objections Answered," Our Lady’s Missionary, February 1940, pp. 70-71.

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W-7.2 2 9 Levy, Rosalie M., "The Catholic Worker," ca. 1939. Duplicated article attacking the Catholic Worker (conclusion appears to be missing).
W-7.2 2 10 Gallagher, Donald A., "Personalist Mission of the Catholic Worker," Historical Bulletin (St. Louis University) 25 (May 1947): 75-76+ (incomplete).
W-7.2 2 11 [Schumacher, Lois], "Summer on Mott Street," Today, October 1949, pp. 10-11.
W-7.2 2 12 Cort, John C., "The Catholic Worker and the Workers," Commonweal 55 (4 April 1952): 635-637.
W-7.2 2 13 Cevasco, George A., "The Catholic Worker Movement," Catholic Digest 16 (August 1952): 87-89.
W-7.2 2 14 Reveille, Julia, "An Historical Study of the Catholic Worker Movement, 1933-1951," Master of Social Service thesis, Fordham University, 1952.
W-7.2 2 15 Willock, Ed, "Catholic Radicalism," Commonweal 58 (2 October 1953): 631-633.
W-7.2 2 16 Appleton, Sarah S., "The Catholic Worker," Jubilee 3 (July 1955): 26-33.
W-7.2 2 17 Wakefield, Dan, "Miracle in the Bowery: The Catholic Worker," Nation 182 (4 February 1956): 91-92.
W-7.2 2 18 McCloskey, J. Michael, The Catholic Worker Movement (1957). Reprint of first chapter of senior thesis, Harvard University.

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W-7.2 2 19 Cunningham, Raymond J., prospectus for dissertation on the history of the Catholic Worker movement (1958). (He later chose another topic.)
W-7.2 2 20 Douglass, James W., "Dorothy Day and the City of God," Social Justice Review 53 (May 1961): 40-43.
W-7.2 2 21 Fox, Walter, "The Catholic Pacifists," Information 75 (September 1961): 43-49.
W-7.2 2 22 Hartmann, Joan, "The Catholic Worker Movement," Current 3 (March 1962): 6-51.
W-7.2 2 23 "A Work of Mercy," Look Up and Live, CBS, 9 September 1962. Script with related correspondence.
W-7.2 2 24 Rynne, Stephen, "The Other Side of the Colored Lights," St. Jude 28 (December 1962): 20-23.
W-7.2 2 25 Beauchamp, William E., "They Blew the Dynamite," Extension 57 (January 1963): 14-15, 41-43.
W-7.2 2 26 Van Meter, Dale L, and Philip H. F. Woodes, "A Comparison of the Catholic Worker Movement with Contemporary Professional Social Work, with Implications for the Anti-Poverty Program," M.S.W. thesis, Boston College, 1965.
W-7.2 3 1 Forest, James, "For Those Who Sit in the Warm Sunlight," reprinted from Fellowship, September 1965.
W-7.2 3 2 Cook, Bruce, "Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker," U.S. Catholic 31 (March 1966): 6-15.

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W-7.2 3 3 Macdonald, Dwight, typescript (photocopy) with holograph corrections of his introduction to the facsimile reprint of The Catholic Worker, enclosed with note to Dorothy Day (11 February 1970), and carbon copy of Day’s reply (23 February 1970).
W-7.2 3 4 Cort, John C., "The Evolution of a Catholic Worker," Commonweal 93 (8 January 1971): 343-346.
W-7.2 3 5 Collins, Joseph Daniel, "The Catholic Worker Movement in the Nineteen Thirties," M.A. thesis, Columbia University, ca. 1972.
W-7.2 3 6 Cort, John C., "Dorothy Day at 75," Commonweal 97 (23 February 1973): 475-476.
W-7.2 3 7 Cimino, John, "The Anabaptist Vision as Expressed in the Personalist and Communitarian Revolution of Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement: The Theology of Human Consciousness," paper submitted to Dr. John Howard Yoder, 18 December 1973.
W-7.2 3 8 Albright, Dorothy H., "Voluntary Poverty," 1974. Typescript. Description of visit by high school class to Tivoli Farm and St. Joseph’s House for an intersession project.
W-7.2 3 9 Flynn, Elizabeth, "Catholic Worker Spirituality: A Sect Within a Church," M.A. thesis, Graduate Theological Union, 1974.
W-7.2 3 10 "The Catholic Worker Way," Fellowship 42 (May 1976): 14-17.
W-7.2 3 11 Lobue, Wayne, "Public Theology and the Catholic Worker," Cross Currents 26 (Fall 1976): 270-285.
W-7.2 3 12 "Incarnating Love: Dorothy Day and the Catholic Workers," Sojourners 5 (December 1976). Issue devoted to Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement.

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W-7.2 3 13 Edmonds, Patty, "New York, New York," National Catholic Reporter, 11 February 1977, pp. 1, 5-6.
W-7.2 3 14 Segers, Mary C., "Equality and Christian Anarchism: The Political and Social Ideas of the Catholic Worker Movement," paper delivered at annual meeting of American Political Science Association, September 1977. (Published in Review of Politics, April 1978.)
W-7.2 3 15 Scheiber, Rev. Richard, "Voluntary Poverty and the Catholic Worker Movement," M.A. essay, Marquette University, 1978.
W-7.2 3 16 Osmers, Jane, "The Catholic Worker," East Villager, 15-21 October 1979, pp. 1, 10.
W-7.2 3 17-18 Wright, Douglas, "The Catholic Worker Movement: A Radical-Conservative Paradox," graduate seminar paper, Old Dominion University, 1979. With related correspondence, notes, and questionnaires of the author, 1978.
W-7.2 3 19 Cort, John C., "My Life at the Catholic Worker," Commonweal 107 (20 June 1980): 361-367. Excerpt from autobiography.
W-7.2 3 20 Reilly, Bob, "The Catholic Worker Turns 50: Dorothy Day’s Legacy Lives On," St. Anthony Messenger 90 (May 1983): 10-17.
W-7.2 3 21 Cort, John C., "’Social Justice and Hell-Fire’: 50 Years of the Catholic Worker Movement," New Oxford Review 50 (December 1983): 9-14. Derived from a talk at the New York Catholic Worker in April 1983.
W-7.2 3 22 McCauley, Bernadette. "A Second Look: Other Catholic 1983.
W-7.2 3 23 Piehl, Mel, "The Catholic Worker and American Religious Tradition," Cross Currents 34 (Fall 1984): 259-269.
W-7.2 3 24 Bellavance, Maria I., "Dorothy Day, The Catholic Worker Movement, and the Social Teachings of the Church: A Bibliographic Essay," graduate paper, North Texas State University, 1984.
W-7.2 3 25 Stein, David, "The Catholic Worker Movement," Left Court (Socialist Party of Illinois), Autumn 1986.
W-7.2 3 26 Mazza, Michael, "’Within the Shell of the Old’: From Theory to Praxis: An Examination of the Philosophy and Practice of the Catholic Worker Farm," Theology thesis, College of St. Thomas, 1987.

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W-7.2 4 1 Becker, Richard P., "Let’s Get Radical: Has the Catholic Worker Movement Betrayed Its Founders?" Crisis 8 (September 1990): 25-29.
W-7.2 4 2 Klein, Marilyn L. "Families in the Catholic Worker Movement," M.A. thesis, Graduate Theological Union, 1991.
W-7.2 4 3 Moorman, Gerard, "Andere Mensen, met een Nieuwe Visie [Different People with a New Vision]," Master’s thesis, Catholic Theological University of Amsterdam, 1991. A Comparison of the Catholic Worker movement and the Base Movement of Progressive Groups and Church Communities in the Netherlands.
W-7.2 4 4 O’Connell, Mary, "The Light’s Still On at the Catholic Worker House," U.S. Catholic 57 (March 1992): 28-34.
W-7.2 4 5 Barger, Keith D., "Hearing the Cry of the Poor: The Catholic Worker Communities in Oregon and Washington 1940 to the Present," senior thesis, University of Portland, 1992.
W-7.2 4 6 McCarthy, Tim, "Light of Day Shines yet at Catholic Worker," National Catholic Reporter, 21 May 1993, pp. 9-12.
W-7.2 4 7 Tanner, Toni, "Weder Kapitalismus noch Kommunismus--Mut zu einer Ökonomie der Liebe : eine Darstellung des Verständnisses von christlichem Wirtschaftshandeln bei Dorothy Day und Peter Maurin und eine kritische Auseinandersetzung mit der Bedeutsamkeit ihres Gedankengutes für heute aus sozialethischer Sicht," 1993.
W-7.2 4 8 Jordan, Patrick, "’Commonweal’ & the ‘Catholic Worker’: Connects & Disconnects," Commonweal 121 (18 November 1994): 24-29.
W-7.2 4 9 Bole, William, "Reckoning Day: Is the Catholic Worker Catholic Anymore? Dorothy Day’s Followers Debate," Our Sunday Visitor, 20 November 1994, pp. 12-13.
W-7.2 4 10 McKenzie-Hamilton, Joe, "To Afflict the Comfortable and Comfort the Afflicted: Liberation Theology and the Catholic Worker," M.A. research paper, Fordham University, 1996.
W-7.2 4 11 Gregory, Judith, "Catholic Worker Lessons Stayed with Me." National Catholic Reporter, 20 June 1997, pp. 14-16.
W-7.2 4 12 McCarraher, Eugene B., "The Church Irrelevant: Paul Hanly Furfey and the Fortunes of American Catholic Radicalism," Religion and American Culture 7 (Summer 1997): 163-194.
W-7.2 4 13 McCarthy, Colman, "Faith, Service, Dissent," Baltimore Sun,16 November 1997, pp. 1F, 6F.

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W-7.2 4 14 Grennan, Heather, "The Voice of the Movement: The Catholic Worker Newspaper," M.T.S. thesis, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, 2000.
W-7.2 4 15 Smith, Matthew R., "The Catholic Worker Movement: Toward a Theology of Liberation for First World Disciples," M.A. thesis, Christ the King Seminary, 2000.
W-7.2 4 16 Vogel, Matthew S., "Making the Revolution Permanent: The Role and Dynamics of Identity in the Catholic Worker Movement," B.A. honors thesis, Harvard College, 2000.
W-7.2 5 1 Diehl, Dustin L., "'We Go Back': Antimodernism in the Early Catholic Worker Movement," M.A. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2007. (available online)
W-7.2 5 2 McCunniff-Reid, Laura. "Baking Bread: Bringing Women and 'Women's' Values into the Forefront of the Catholic Worker Revolution," senior thesis, Occidental College, 2009.

Series W-7.2
Location Description
File 206 "The Catholic Worker Movement, 1932-1982," Catholic Northwest Progress 8 (April 1982). Special supplement, including articles on Dorothy Day, Peter Maurin, and the Los Angeles and Bremerton and Seattle, WA, Catholic Worker communities.