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Free The Hollywood Ten

Date: October 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...
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Julius and Ethel Rosenberg

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

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

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

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

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

Date: October 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...
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Kiwanis Dinner

Date: April 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...
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Senator and Mrs. McCarthy

Date: October 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...
Poster

Reuss Campaign Ad

Date: November 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 Nove...
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Dalton Trumbo

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Description: Screenwriter Dalton Trumbo, seated at a typewriter.
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"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...
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 an...
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"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 y...
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Herbert Biberman

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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...
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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...
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Communist Manifesto Brochure

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