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Title
Spectators pack hearing room
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1953
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
The hearing room on the fifth floor of the Federal Building, where the House Committee on Un-American Activities is conducting its investigation of Communist activites in Southern California, was packed with many spectators. There wasn't an empty seat in this section of the room. Scores of persons who were unable to get in the room, stood in the corridor outside the hearing room. Photo dated: March 24, 1953.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00040994
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 9391
CARL0000045333
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/13640
Subject
United States.--Congress.--House
Hollywood Ten
Anti-communist movements--United States
Authors, American
Blacklisting of authors--United States
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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