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Pollard sparks Crusade
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Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph article dated September 19, 1950 partially reads, "'Valley residents are grateful for this opportunity to step forward and proclaim their great American spirit,' Martin Pollard said in setting the keynote for the Crusade for Freedom in the Valley. Pollard, Valley chairman of the nationwide demonstration against Communism, spoke at North Hollywood and Burbank where a replica of the Freedom Bell was exhibited briefly yesterday." Photograph caption reads, "List for Americans only - Jack Oberle and Mayor Floyd Jolley hold Freedom scroll on which will be inscribed names of Crusade for Freedom subscribers as Martin Pollard looks on. Display was in Burbank."; See image #00129805 for additional photo in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;11 x 10 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Pollard, Martin
Crusade for Freedom (Organization)
Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Political participation--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Political campaigns--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Bells--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Men--California--Burbank (Los Angeles County)
Anti-communist movements--United States
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Valley Times Collection photographs
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