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George Bertholon, former Young Communist League organizer, at hearings for charges of Communist activity against members of the Los Angeles County S.R.A., Feb. 5, 1940
Date Created and/or Issued
February 5, 1940
Publication Information
Los Angeles Daily News
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
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Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Former organizer for the Young Communist League, George Bertholon, at hearings for charges of Communist activity in the Los Angeles County State Relief Administration (S.R.A.). On the witness stand, Bertholon accused several people of Communist activity. The hearings lasted only one day and ended with a recommendation that action be taken against some of the witnesses for perjury, but no one was immediately fired.
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: George Bertholon
b&w nitrate negative
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Communism--California--Los Angeles
Government investigations--California--Los Angeles
Anti-Nazi movement--California--Los Angeles
Young Communist League of the U.S
Bertholon, George
California. State Relief Administration
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives

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