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Conroy, Jack, 1898-1990



  • Existence: 1898 - 1990

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Jack Conroy papers

Identifier: Midwest-MS-Conroy

Works, correspondence, and papers of American novelist, folklorist, and editor Jack Conroy. Conroy's novel The Disinherited, published in 1933, is considered a classic in proletarian literature and depicted in gritty detail the realities of the Great Depression. Conroy also edited radical journals The Rebel Poet, The Anvil, and The New Anvil.

Dates: 1864-1991

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  • Subject: Chicago (Ill.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century X