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Corporate Author Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles. Community Relations Committee.
Title Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles, Community Relations Committee collection, Part 1, 1921-1937.

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Description 14.72 linear ft.
Access Collection is open for research use.
Summary Documents the Community Relations Committee's efforts to combat prejudice and educate the public through cooperation with both Jewish and non-Jewish groups, from 1921 to 1937. It provides a wealth of documentation regarding the fight against prejudice by the Jewish community, and many other individuals and organizations in the Los Angeles area, nationally, and even internationally. For the period between 1933 and 1937, the CRC collection documents the formation of a spy network, and reporting system that often proved highly successful in infiltrating and exposing Nazi and other fascist organizations operating in the Los Angeles area, as well as these groups' national and international connections.
Note In response to the spread of organized anti-Semitism in the United States during the 1930s spearheaded by domestic groups like the Ku Klux Klan and international ones like the propaganda arm of Hitler's Third Reich in Germany, leaders of Los Angeles' Jewish community formed a special defense organization known as the Los Angeles Community Relations Committee. The committee's purpose was to work with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), B'nai B'rith, the American Jewish Committee (AJC), the American Jewish Congress, the Council of Jewish Women, and other Zionist organizations to fight anti-Semitism in the United States.
Gift; Jewish Federation Council; 1979, 1983, 1987, 1997, 2005.
Subject Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966.
Pelley, William Dudley, 1890-1965.
Roos, Joseph, 1908-1999.
Silberberg, Mendell.
American Jewish Committee.
B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League.
Hollywood Anti-Nazi League for the Defense of American Democracy.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- )
Newsletter (News Research Service, Inc.)
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
Protocols of the wise men of Zion.
Anti-Nazi movement -- California -- Los Angeles.
Antisemitism -- United States.
Espionage, German -- United States.
Propaganda, German -- United States.
Fascist propaganda -- United States.
Public schools -- California -- Religion.
Discrimination in housing -- California -- Los Angeles.
OCLC number 26059327