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May 22, 1947: Art Club Calls LACMA Exhibit ‘Subversive Propaganda’

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. The California Art Club yesterday lambasted the current Los Angeles County Museum art exhibit—the museum’s eighth annual show—as favoring “radical art” and containing “subversive propaganda.” …Edward … Continue reading

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Zoot Suit Files: Intelligence Report on Subversives

Sept. 24, 1942: Intelligence officer B.L. Canaga compiles a report on subversives that might be active in the 11th Naval District. His list includes communists, Japanese, Falangists, Sinarchists, Italians, Germans and acts of sabotage: “Many prominent and wealthy motion picture … Continue reading

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