The red corner demonstrates that even in what is currently one of the most conservative states in the country communism took hold briefly and enjoyed popular support mcdonald presents this history within a highly readable image filled monograph that places communism in montana within a historical context that begins with the agrarian radicalism of the late nineteenth century and culminates with the presence of the communist party in the 1930s. As towns in northeastern montana approach their centennials the red corner chronicles the events of the teens and 1920s that left a permanent mark on the region sheridan county was the site of an armed robbery of 100000 from the county treasury a young communist camp an adolescents bolshevik funeral and surveillance by fbi agents who pursued some radical leaders. Michael j lansing the red corner the rise and fall of communism in northeastern montana western historical quarterly volume 42 issue 2 1 may 2011 pages. This editorial decision would have profound consequences for the communist farm movement in northeastern montana which in the 1920s had achieved stunning political success the reds had occupied every elected county office and sent a covert communist state senator to helena local youths could attend camps where they were actively indoctrinated with communist dogma and the radicals newspaper was circulated nationwide janis salisburys father rodney was on the ballot in an . By the beginning of the depression decade however communism in northeastern montana was crippled the red corner details this strange reversal of fortune by examining newspaper accounts fbi reports and internal communist party files offering insights on how movements arise sustain themselves and decline softcover 232 pages photos
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