Bernice Linton was a Brooklyn socialist. She died Feb. 9, 2004 at the age of 92
The article "Bernice Linton, life-long communist, dies" in the Feb. 28-March 5, 2004 edition of the PWW, P. 16, described Linton as follows:
- "She worked most of her life as as waitress and member of the Hotel and Restaurant Workers Union."
- "She and her husband joined the Communist Party in 1937, a decision that led her to a life dedicated to struggle for equality and social justice."
- "For her, this included helping to build the anti-fascist American League for Peace and Democracy in the 1940s..."
- "As chair of the Berkeley, Calif. branch of the Civil Rights Congress in the 1950s, she organized ..."
- "Her last marriage was to Ed Linton, with whom she shared many years of happiness and partnership in the social justice movement.
- "For many years, Linton volunteered at the offices of the Communist Party and in later years, was a member of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism".
Communist Party reformer
In 1991 Bernice L. ,New York , was one of several hundred Communist Party USA members to sign the a paper "An initiative to Unite and Renew the Party"-most signatories left the Party after the December 1991 conference to found Committees of Correspondence.]
Supporting Committees of Correspondence
- People's Weekly World, Feb. 28-March 5, 2004, P. 16, "Bernice Linton, life-long communist, dies".
- Addendum to Initiative document Nov. 13 1991
- CoC Corresponder Vol4 No 5 p3
- [Dialogue & Initiative 2016, By CoC Ed Fund, page 4]