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United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

469 Organizations Listed as Subversive by the Committee on Un-American Activities -- U. S. Congress, Undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 1000.141.1
Content Description From the Collection:

A small proletarian collection of articles, manuscripts, miscellaneous correspondence from various people and organizations and advertisements.

Dates: Undated

Jaroslow, Jerry, 1948-01-16

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

Postcard invitation, addressed to Joe Lukas (Cleveland, Ohio), to a performance given by Jerry Jaroslow at the New York City nightclub, Cafe Society, including Jaroslow's rendition of the peoples' song "Whing-Ding".

Dates: 1948-01-16

Petition to the House of Representatives..., 1961-01-02

Identifier: 2006.003.1.OVRSZ 1.7
Scope and Contents List of signers of a petition to eliminate the House Committee on Un-American Activites as a Standing Committee. "...We are confident that only a return to constitutional procedures can protect us against subversion without at the same time subverting the very liberties we seek to protect. For two decades the Congress has allowed the Committee to function. For two decades the Committee has condemned individual Americans, has wrecked the lives of some, and has denied them the due process...
Dates: 1961-01-02

Progressive Citizens of America, 1948-03-10

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

Open letter of invitation. "The Northern California Arts, Sciences and Professions Council is presenting Herbert Biberman of Hollywood at a discussion meeting on the subject 'The Crisis in Culture: The Present Attack on Intellectual Freedom'...."

Dates: 1948-03-10

Schulberg, Budd, 1951-05-25

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

"During the period from 1937 to 1939 I drifted into an informal study group, and fromm that to a Young Communist League Group to the communist party, because like many young men in their early twenties, I was deeply disturbed by the economic hardship I saw around me in those depression years and by the rising tide of Axis aggression...." Press release in which Schulberg talks about his book, What Makes Sammy Run?, and its reception.

Dates: 1951-05-25

Sifton, Paul, 1939

Identifier: 2006.003.1.OVRSZ 1.6
Scope and Contents

Headlines and What's Behind Them Bulletin, No. 6, New Haven, Connecticut. The headline in this issue begins: "Tell Them (You and You and You) to Go to Hell said Paul Sifton, Deputy Wages and Hours Administrator, writing for the Communist magazine, "Fight", in its first issue....tell them we've got another war on, a war to establish a workers' government...." This issue of the bulletin focuses on Paul Sifton and his activites in theatre and government.

Dates: Publication: 1939


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Identifier: 2006-003-1-2-062.jpg

Subpoena..., 1940s

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

"...YOU are summoned to appear at a hearing of the Hollywood Investigation..." Flyer announcing two meetings with featured speakers, held in Berkeley and San Francisco, California, regaring the probes, investigations, loyalty oaths and witch hunts continuing in the US government.

Dates: Issued: 1940s

Three Names for Fascists, 1948

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

"I speak of only one source of shame to decent Americans who want their country to be admired by the world. I mean the group of bigots known as the Dies Committee--then the Rankin Committee, and now the Thomas Committee--THREE NAMES FOR FASCISTS, the world over to roll on their tongues with pride." Henry A. Wallace.

Dates: Publication: 1948

You're Next, 1956-12-11

Identifier: 2006.
Scope and Contents

Flyer announcing an event featuring a variety of speakers plus a performance of Arthur Miller's one-act play, "You're Next". On verso: "Like the Show? Be Careful!..." Held at the Coliseum Bowl, San Francisco, California.

Dates: Issued: 1956-12-11

Additional filters:

Archival Object 9
Digital Record 1
Intellectual freedom -- United States 4
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History. 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History. 3
Communism -- United States. 2
Criminal investigation -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century. 2