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William Schneiderman greets his wife and child upon release from jail, Dec. 10, 1951, Federal Building, downtown Los Angeles

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Title:William Schneiderman greets his wife and child upon release from jail, Dec. 10, 1951, Federal Building, downtown Los Angeles
Date:1951 Dec. 10
Description:

William Schneiderman receives a warm greeting from his daughter, Ellen, and his wife, Leah, upon his release from a Los Angeles jail. Schneiderman, a leader of the California Communist Party, was among 15 Communist Party members who were indicted under the Smith Act, which made it a federal crime to advocate the overthrow of any United States government by force or violence. Schneiderman was arrested in August 1951 and served 138 days in jail before the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered his release on $10,000 bail.

Local identification number: scl-m0342

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0342~1; scl-mss064-0342~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Schneiderman, William | Anti-communist movements--United States | United States. Laws, statutes, etc. Smith, act, 1940 | 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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