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Photo montage, defendants in the Great Sedition Trial of 1944, 1940s
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
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California State University, Northridge
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California State University, Northridge
In Our Own Backyard - Resisting Nazi Propaganda (Exhibit)
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In response to the spread of organized anti-Semitism in the United States during the 1930s, leaders of Los Angeles' Jewish community formed a special defense organization known as the Los Angeles Jewish Community Committee. The committee later changed its name to the Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee. The collection documents the committee's efforts to combat prejudice and educate the public through cooperation with both Jewish and non-Jewish groups, from its formation in 1933 through the early 1990s.
This item is a reproduction of a photo montage of 12 defendants in the Great Sedition Trial of 1944. Top row, from left to right: Hans Diegel; Unknown; Ellis O. Jones; Hermann Schwinn. Middle row: Elizabeth Dilling; Ellis O. Jones; Robert Noble; Unknown. Bottom row: David Baxter; Unknown; William Pelley; Lawrence Dennis with Ulrich von Gienanth; Gerald B. Winrod. 11 x 12 in.
Black-and-white print (photograph)
28 x 30.5 cm
Trials (Political crimes and offenses)
Criminal procedure
Subversive activities
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
National socialism
CRC (Photo) (OV) 06-02
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee Collection
In Our Own Backyard: Resisting Nazi Propaganda in Southern California, 1933-1945
California State University Northridge. University Library. Special Collections & Archives. Urban Archives

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