Rosenberg Funeral | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Rosenberg Funeral

Rosenberg Funeral | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Tensions ran high among the crowd that gathered outside the Brooklyn building where the funeral service for executed Russian spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg was held. Here the police had to break up a fight that broke out between Rosenberg supporters and members of the press.  Public attitudes toward the Rosenbergs was created in part by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy; at the same time their trial and conviction lent credence to his charges.
DESCRIPTION
Tensions ran high among the crowd that gathered outside the Brooklyn building where the funeral service for executed Russian spies Julius and Ethel Rosenberg was held. Here the police had to break up a fight that broke out between Rosenberg supporters and members of the press. Public attitudes toward the Rosenbergs was created in part by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy; at the same time their trial and conviction lent credence to his charges.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:48191
Creation Date: June 21 1953
Creator Name:International News Photos
City:Brooklyn
County:
State:New York
Collection Name:Committee to Secure Justice for Morton Sobell records, 1946-1969
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:PH 3288
Original Dimensions:8.25 x 6.25 inches
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SUBJECTS
Police
Men
Communism
Demonstrations

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