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Un-American activities in the State of Washington

Vern Countryman

Un-American activities in the State of Washington

the work of the Canwell Committee.

by Vern Countryman

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington (State) Legislature. -- Joint-Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities,
  • Communism -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCornell studies in civil liberty, Cornell University
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHX91 W3 C6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405p.
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18436713M

    CA State Senator Jack Tenney (), Chair of the California Senate Factfinding Subcommittee on Un-American Activities, attacked the activities of the Soto-Michigan Jewish Community Center, claiming it was a hotbed of un-American agitation. A group of trade unionists, political activists, and intellectuals, plus a minister, establish a branch of the American Civil Liberties Union in Washington state Freedom of Assembly The ACLU-WA represents the left-wing Washington Commonwealth Federation in winning it the right to hold a meeting in a Bellevue School District building.

    A short tutorial on finding state and federal information. This page was created to supplement a presentation given at the Federal Depository Library Conference by Jesse Silva and Kelly L. Smoth. The presentation, "We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re in the Public Record: Federal Government Documents on the LGBT Movement," highlighted a number of primary sources Author: Dominique Hallett.   McCarran began leading what the Washington Post called "a one man Un-American Activities Committee in the Senate." McCarran as Senator would have two people working for him at half salary and have both do similar work at full time jobs/5(12).

    Oral Histories Archive the Legacy Project has become the new oral history program within the Office of the Secretary of State. But you can find all of the oral histories and online exhibits from the previous program below. Chair of WA Joint Leg. Committee on Un-American Activities Published in Copeland, Thomas L. House Un-American Activities Committee preparing to question actor Gary Cooper as a witness, photograph by Acme Photographs for New York World-Telegram and the Sun, October ; Hollywood celebrities in Washington, D.C., to protest HUAC investigation of alleged Hollywood Communism, photograph, Octo


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Un-American activities in the State of Washington by Vern Countryman Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Un-American activities in the State of Washington: the work of the Canwell Committee. [Vern Countryman]. While at Yale, Countryman wrote a number of articles on creditor and debtor rights and one book, Un-American Activities in the State of Washington: The Work of the Canwell Committee (), which was an attack on that state's version of the House Un-American Activities Committee; the state committee purged the University of Washington faculty Education: University of Washington B.A, University.

The resolution created a Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities in the state of Washington which was to "investigate, ascertain, collate and appraise all facts concerning individuals, groups or organizations whose activities are such as to indicate a purpose to foment internal strife, discord and dissension.

The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) or House Committee on Un-American Activities (HCUA), from onwards known as the House Committee on Internal Security, was an investigative committee of the United States House of HUAC was created in to investigate alleged disloyalty and subversive activities on the part of private citizens.

A year after the wedding, Carl accepted the position of organizer and publicist for the Plumb Plan League, an organization who advocated public ownership of railroads. Inthe League relocated the Brannins to the progressive city of Seattle, Washington to.

Document 2: Bill Creating the Canwell Committee "House Concurrent Resolution, No. 10" from Washington State Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, First Report: Un-American Activities in Washington State (Olympia, ), v-vii and Washington State Legislature, Journal of the House: 30th Session (Olympia, ), She was active throughout the major red scares in Washington State, including the trial under the Smith Act of seven CP members ("The Seattle Seven") and was summonsed to appear before the Committee on Un-American Activities in andbut refused to testify.

The bill created the Joint Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, which became known as the Canwell Committee because Albert Canwell chaired it.

The Committee was authorized to conduct investigations throughout the state of Washington in order to expose "subversives," communists, and other threats to national security. Get this from a library. Second report, un-American activities in Washington State, [Washington (State).

Legislature. Joint Legislative Fact. Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, first session.

Public law (sectionsubsection Q (2)) Soviet Espionage within the United States Government by United States. The Interim Committee on Un-American Activities, most commonly known as the Canwell Committee, () was a special investigative committee of the Washington State Legislature which in investigated the influence of the Communist Party USA in Washington after its chairman, Albert F.

Canwell, the committee concentrated upon communist influence in the Washington. On Main a Spokane speech, State Senator Thomas H. Bienz, a Democrat, declares that at least of the approximately University of Washington faculty members are Communists.

Senator Bienz is a member of the recently created Joint Legislative Fact-finding Committee on Un-American Activities in the State of Washington. Albert Franklyn "Al" Canwell (–) was an American journalist and politician who served as a member of the Washington State legislature from to He is best remembered as the namesake of the Washington legislature's Canwell Committee to investigate communist influence in Washington state, patterned after the House Committee on Un-American Activities.

In Marchthe Washington State Legislature created the Joint Legislative Fact-finding Committee on Un-American Activities in the State of Washington. The committee was charged with investigating groups and individuals that were suspected of being Communists or members of other subversive groups.

U.S. representative Martin Dies Jr., a far-right Texas Democrat, formed the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) during the Great Depression to target the growth of domestic fascism.

Martin Dies, Jr., (born November 5,Colorado, Texas, U.S.—died NovemLufkin, Texas), American politician, the sponsor and first chairman (–45) of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. A graduate of the University of Texas () and the law school of National University in Washington, D.C.

(), Dies opened a law practice in Texas. Recommended Viewing Advise and Consent (). This political thriller depicts hardcore partisan politics when a president seeks Senate confirmation of a candidate for secretary of state in the Cold War era.

Big Jim McClain (). A film starring John Wayne that celebrates the House Un-American Activities Committee. Born Yesterday ( UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES IN THE STATE OF WASHINGTON. By Vern Countryman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, Pp.

ix, $ IN a memorable address at Freedom House inPaul Hoffman dis-cussed what may well be the central problem of our time. This is how to resist the communist encroachment of the U.S.S.R.

without sacrificing liberty. Chambers told a hearing of the House Un-American Activities Committee on Aug. 3,that he had been a courier of copies of stolen government documents in a communist espionage operation during.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Investigation of Communist activities in Seattle, Wash., Area, Hearings, Part 2 - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg. Joint Legislative Committee on Un-American Activities,Collection consists of correspondence files of the Joint Legislative Committee on Un-American Activities.

Also includes references to segregation, marches, publications, reports, and the federal act that requires police to read an individual their rights. Collection No. PAlger Hiss’s conviction in for perjury, one of the few substantiated House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) charges, convinced some that HUAC was performing a valuable service to the nation by uncovering communist espionage.

HUAC’s work also fueled a Red Scare that Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin would exploit in his brazen efforts to expose .Investigation of un-American propaganda activities in the United States (Office of price administration): Hearings before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Seventy-ninth Congress, first session, on H.

Res. 5, to investigate (1) the extent, character, and objects of un-American propaganda activities of the United States; (2) the .