The Keeney case: big business, higher education, and organized labor. Report of an investigation made by the National Academic Freedom Committee of the American Federation of Teachers into the causes of the recent dismissal of Professor Philip O. Keeney, librarian, from Montana state university and the role played by certain business and political interests in the affairs of the university

Chicago: American Federation of Teachers, 1939. 30p., wraps, very good.

On the case of a librarian fired for supporting the formation of a branch of a teachers' union and for opposing the censorship of library materials, among other activities. He was successfully reinstated, and with his wife was among the co-founders of the Progressive Librarians' Council (PLC). Later he was identified as having been a member of the Silvermaster Spy Ring.

Cat.No: 161619

Price: $20.00