1921 : Red Scare Grips Michigan

February 15, 2023 all-day

25 citizens of Michigan were deported to Russia during the first Red Scare of the 1920s.

Source : Historical Society of Michigan

For further reading, see

Young J. Edgar : Hoover, the Red Scare, and the assault on civil liberties / Kenneth D. Ackerman. New York : Carroll & Graf Publishers ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publishers Group West, 2007.

Red scare : FBI and the origins of anticommunism in the United States, 1919-1943 / Regin Schmidt. Copenhagen : Museum Tusculanum Press, University of Copenhagen, 2000. Also available online.

Red scare; a study in national hysteria, 1919-1920 / Robert K. Murray. Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press [c1955]

If you can travel, you may want to visit the University of Albany Library to consult the Howard Abramowitz Papers, 1937-1985 which includes a number of unpublished manuscripts about the Detroit Red Scare.