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Author Benjamin, Gilbert G.
Title Gilbert G. Benjamin, Jr. Subversive Activities collection, 1918-1975.
LOCATION CALL # STATUS
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.1    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.2    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.3    IN TRANSIT
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.4    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.5    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.6    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.7    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.8    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.9    IN LIBRARY
 Stored Special Collections & Archives  GGB  pt.1 no.10    IN LIBRARY

  
Description 8.5 linear ft.
Summary The collection documents "subversive" and "communist" activities in the United States through printed reports, statements, and testimony before the House Committee on Internal Security (formerly the House Un-American Activities Committee), as well as the Senate Committee on the Judiciary's Sub-committee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws. The researcher will also find statements made in the Congressional Record by Senator Thomas J. Dodd on the Vietnam War, and reports and statements given by J. Edgar Hoover, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation to the House Un-American Activities Committee.
Note Ruth Benjamin; Gift; 1995.
Gilbert G. Benjamin, Jr. was born in Iowa City, Iowa on 17 October 1918. His family moved to Los Angeles in 1926, when his father became a member of the History Department at the University of Southern California [USC]. He attended 24th Street Elementary School, Mt. Vernon Junior High and Los Angeles High School. Upon completion of his secondary education he entered the University of Southern California. After graduating from USC, he became employed by Lockheed Aircraft Corporation as an investigator in their Personnel Department. During World War II, he served in the United States Navy from 1944 until the end of the war. After returning from military service, he applied to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and became a Special Agent in 1946. Between 1946 and 1956 he served in Virginia and the District of Columbia. During his tour in the District of Columbia office, he was assigned duties in the Domestic Intelligence Division.
Subject Benjamin, Gilbert G. -- Archives.
Riots -- United States.
Communism -- California -- Los Angeles.
New Left.
Student movements.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975.
Communism -- California.
Related Names Dodd, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph), 1907-1971.
Hall, Gus.
Hoover, J. Edgar (John Edgar), 1895-1972.
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994.
Rosenberg, Ethel, 1915-1953.
Rosenberg, Julius, 1918-1953.
Tenney, Jack B. (Jack Breckinridge), 1898-1970.
American Youth Congress.
Black Panther Party.
Communist Party of America.
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation.
W.E.B. Du Bois Clubs of America.
Trade Union Unity League (U.S.)
Young Communist League of the U.S.
OCLC number 34176071