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Free The Hollywood Ten

Date: 10 28 1947
Description: Several members of the screenwriters and directors known as the "Hollywood Ten," together with members of their families at a demonstration before their im...

Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

Description: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg in custody. The Rosenbergs were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union on March 29, 1951, and sentenced to death. The climate ...

Joseph McCarthy with G. David Schine and Roy M. Cohn

Date: 03 12 1954
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy with G. David Schine and Roy M. Cohn.

Senator Joseph McCarthy and Roy Cohn

Date: 01 1953
Description: Joseph (Joe) McCarthy is seen here with his chief counsel, Roy Cohn, whom he hired on the advice of J. Edgar Hoover.

Joseph McCarthy

Date: 04 08 1951
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy speaking.

Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin, whose name became synonymous with an era of extreme anti-communism.

Joseph McCarthy with Report

Date: 10 27 1952
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy of Wisconsin holding up a report on Democratic Presidential candidate Adlai E. Stevenson that linked him to a host of extreme le...

Kiwanis Dinner

Date: 04 29 1947
Description: Left to right, center, are Gov. Rennebohm, J.N. Emerson, the president of the Kiwanis International and guest speaker who told of joining the Communist par...

Senator and Mrs. McCarthy

Date: 10 12 1953
Description: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and his new bride, the former Jean Kerr, arrive at the federal building in New York City where a hearing concerning security ris...

Reuss Campaign Ad

Date: 11 1951
Description: Poster issued by Democrat Henry S. Reuss as part of his campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by Joseph R. McCarthy. Reuss declared his candidacy on Novem...

Dalton Trumbo

Description: Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, seated at a typewriter.

"End Witch Hunts" Cover

Date: 1960
Description: Cover of flyer found in the papers of the National Committee to Abolish the Un-American Activities Committee. Founded in 1960, the committee later became t...
Book or Pamphlet

Anti-Communist Literature

Date: 1953
Description: "It Can Happen Here," a pamphlet distributed by the Christian Anti-Communism Crusade. The CACC was founded by Fred C. Schwartz in 1953, the peak of the ant...

"The Red Package" Cover

Date: 1947
Description: Anti-communist brochure, copyright by Harry T. Everingham, Chicago, Illinois, in 1947. The text asks "Why not try Communism?" and replies "The answer is yo...

Herbert Biberman

Description: Herbert Biberman, one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten who were jailed for failure to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee about Communist...
Historical Object

McCarthy Match Book Cover

Date: 1951
Description: Match book cover distributed by the Superior Match Company of Chicago. The front cover says, "I like McCarthy and his Methods. I am with Joe McCarthy in hi...

Communist Manifesto Brochure

Description: Anti-Communist brochure printed and distributed by the Warner Electric Brake & Clutch Company of Beloit, Wisconsin.

Nazis Demonstrate for HUAC

Date: 1960
Description: Members of the American Nazi Party demonstrating in behalf of the House Un-American Activities Committee against liberal attempts to abolish the committee....

Fight CommUNism Stamp

Date: 1954
Description: Brochure advertising anti-Communism stamps created and distributed by McAllen, Texas. The handwritten date on the brochure places its publication at the pe...
Book or Pamphlet

Truth about Senator McCarthy

Date: 1952
Description: "The Truth about Senator Joe McCarthy," a pamphlet issued by the McCarthy Club. The text responded to several charges that had been made against Joseph R. ...

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