Aaron Rogat was a member of the Furriers Union in Los Angeles. His son, Yosal, became an attorney.
This collection consists of some family documents, photographs, as well as some materials reflecting Aaron Rogat‘s interest in anarchism. Included is a a small amount of correspondence, including a letter Rogat wrote to members of the Furrier’s Union in 1951; newspaper clippings; a transcript from the 1940 deportation proceedings of Marcus Graham, who was accused by immigration officials of being an anarchist; a summons for Aaron Rogat from the criminal court of Los Angeles concerning charges of battery; a booklet entitled “The Eichmann Trial and the Rule of Law,” written by Yosal Rogat (Aaron’s son); a booklet listing “Lady Prisoners” at the Akatooy Central Political Prison in Siberia (circa 1910); four postcards from a series of postcards depicting “Martyrs of Bolshevism” produced in the 1920s by the Joint Committee for the Defense of Revolutionists Imprisoned in Russia (including cards for David Kogan, Aron Baron, Alexandra Jzmailovitch, and Maris Spiridovova); four postcards with rich color illustrations of Spanish anarchists of the Spanish Civil War years (including cards for Francisco Ascaso, Buenaventura Durruti, Francisco Ferrer Y Guardia, Enrique Malatesta, and Anselmo Lorenzo).
1 box (.2 linear feet)Collection #
BANC MSS 2010/730Publication Date
May 1, 1910
Bancroft Library, University of California, BerkeleyAccess
Open to researchers. Stored off-site. Advance notice required for use.