National Forum Collected Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
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The National Forum; headquartered in Chicago, Illinois; flourished around 1938; organization formed to present "vital facts and points-of-view on social problems, presented pictorially in concise and vivid form, for use by student, speaker, teacher, general reader; adapted to class room, forum, discussion club, home"; National Forum issued two series of charts: "International Problems Visualized" and "Social Problems Visualized"; many of the charts were written by W. Russell Shull; artist, Shirley Hanna.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
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