Edna Toney

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Edna Toney

National Committee to Re-Open the Rosenberg Case 1975

  • Edna Toney is listed as a "signatory" in the June 19, 1975, New York Times nearly full-page ad "What Are They Afraid Of?", placed by the CPUSA front, the National Committee to Re-Open the Rosenberg Case, the CPUSA's successor front to their congressionally cited front, "The National Committee for Justice for the Rosenbergs and Morton Sobell" of the 1950's and 60's.

KW: Need to check and see if she is related to CPUSA supporter artist Anthony Toney. Anthony Toney, NY, was listed as a "Sponsor" of the April 28, 1966 50th Birthday celebration of CPUSA theoretician, Herbert Aptheker, p. 73, in the hearing "Extent of Subversion in Campus Disorders: Testimony of Ernest E. Blanco", hearings Sen. Judiciary Committee, Senate Internal Security Subcommittee (SISS), Part 1, June 19, 1969.

We Will Make Peace Prevail!

On March 28, 1982 the New World Review organized a gala luncheon "We Will Make Peace Prevail! Disarmament Over Confrontation, Life Over Death", at the Grand Ballroom, Hotel Roosevelt, New York City. Virtually all participants were identified as Communist Party USA.

Edna Toney was listed on the Committee of Sponsors.[1]


  1. We Will Make Peace Prevail! event brochure