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Newspaper illustration, Anti-Nazi News, v. 1, no. 1, 1936
Hollywood Anti-Nazi League for the Defense of American Democracy
Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles
Date Created and/or Issued
Publication Information
California State University, Northridge
Contributing Institution
California State University, Northridge
In Our Own Backyard - Resisting Nazi Propaganda (Exhibit)
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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Copyright status for other materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
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.
The Anti-Nazi News (subtitle: A Journal in Defense of American Democracy) was a publication produced by the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League from October 1936 through February 1940. The purpose of the league newspaper was to alert the public to local, national, and international Nazi activities. (For a view of the front page of this edition, see item CRCms142a in this collection.) This page of the inaugural issue, from October 20, 1936, features a grim political cartoon, depicting a gaunt-faced Nazi soldier carrying the flag of the Third Reich, with the heading: "THE THIRD REICH MARCHES ON". 9 x 6 in.
23 x 15 cm
Anti-Nazi movement
Anti-fascist movements
Germany--Politics and government--1933-1945
Motion picture producers and directors--Political activity
Motion picture actors and actresses--Political activity
Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
National socialism
World politics--Caricatures and cartoons
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Box CRC/1 (OV) 35-07
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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