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Jessica Mitford, Dec. 13, 1951, Los Angeles

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Title:Jessica Mitford, Dec. 13, 1951, Los Angeles
Date:1951 Dec. 13
Description:

Photograph of Bessie Steinberg, right, with Leah Schneiderman, center, and Helen Lima, left. Schneiderman was the wife of William Schneiderman, one of 15 California Communist Party members who were jailed for violating the Smith Act. The Smith Act made it illegal for anyone to advocate the overthrow of any United States government by force or violence. The three women went to a Los Angeles jail to await the release of Schneiderman and 11 other prisoners on Dec. 13, 1951.

Local identification number: scl-m0321

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0321~1; scl-mss064-0321~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Steinberg, Bessie, 1917- | Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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