Joe Gelders

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Joe Gelders... was a professor at Tuscaloosa University. He studied Marxism and volunteered in the 1930s to join the Communist Party USA. He became a prominent southern orgamizer for the party.

Gelders' daughter Marge Frantz was active in the Young Communist League USA.


The Communist Party USA played a role in establishing and leading the Southern Conference for Human Welfare—which included Communists like Joe Gelders, Rob Hall and Hosea Hudson.[1]