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Former chairman of the L.A. County Young Democrats, Joseph Ayeroff, at a hearing where he is accused of Communist activity, Feb. 5, 1940
Date Created and/or Issued
February 5, 1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
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UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
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Joseph Ayeroff, former chairman of the Los Angeles County Young Democrats (i.e. the Young Democratic Club) and brother of East L.A. State Relief Administration director Samuel Ayeroff, at hearings for charges of Communist activity against several members of the L.A. County S.R.A. Joseph Ayeroff was accused of Communist activity by George Bertholon, former organizer of the Young Communist League. The hearings lasted only one day and ended with a recommendation that action be taken against some of the witnesses (including Ayeroff) for perjury, but no one was immediately fired.
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Joe Ayeroff
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Governmental investigations--California--Los Angeles
Anti-communism--California--Los Angeles
Communism--California--Los Angeles
Ayeroff, Joseph
California. State Relief Administration
Young Democratic Clubs of America
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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