Parviz Shokat

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This collection, generously donated by Parviz Shokat, features various photos, documents, and other materials documenting early stages of Iranian immigration and organizing in the Bay Area. Some of the included materials document diasporic Iranian student and leftist political groups that were oriented toward shifting the political landscape and expanding civil rights in Iran. These groups directly opposed the Pahlavi monarchy, instead aligning themselves with communist organizations Iran and abroad.