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Title
Theodore Dreiser
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1945
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Death took famed writer Theodore Dreiser December 29, 1945. One of the notable writers of the East, he had taken a leading role in the League of American Writers and joined the Communist Party in the 1930s, along with many others. In 1940 he participated in a debate concerning the role of Hitler held at the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and chaired by leftist and later blacklisted writer Lester Cole.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00022291
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2221
CARL0000027218
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/9336
Subject
Dreiser, Theodore,--1871-1945
United States.--Congress.--House
Hollywood Ten
Anti-communist movements--United States
Authors, American
Blacklisting of authors--United States
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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