Flyer for the "Lindbergh Anti-war Rally" held at the Embassy Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA, circa 1940. The America First Committee was founded in September, 1940, by Yale students, including future President Gerald Ford and future U. S. Supreme Court Justice, Potter Stewart. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles' Community Relations Committee Collection. In Our Own Backyard: Resisting Nazi Propaganda in Southern California, 1933-1945.

They Got the Blame: The Story of Scapegoats in History, 1942. Booklet by Kenneth M. Gould, Association Press: New York, 1942; Copyright by the International Committee of Young Men's Christian Associations. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles' Community Relations Committee Collection. In Our Own Backyard Digital Exhibit.

On September 26, 1940, a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to prohibit Communists and members of the German-American Bund and other organizations from working on national-defense contracts. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

Wake up America! Let freedom ring. Brochure of the Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi League to Champion Human Rights Inc. First organized in 1933 to boycott German imports. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles' Community Relations Committee Collection.

The purpose of the "Subversive Activities in America First Committee" report, prepared by the Americanism Committee of the American Legion, 17th District, California, was to describe the results of the investigation into suspicions that the America First organization had been infiltrated by Nazi sympathizers and/or agents. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

You can't do businiess with Hitler. This book was written by Rhodes Scholar Douglas Phillips Miller, featuring cover art by James Montgomery Flagg. Jewish Federation Council of Greater Los Angeles Collection.

african-american women, dressed up to go out, circa 1940

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Listening To Radio [1940]

The Victory Girls Gas Station in Los Angeles, CA - 1942

1940´s. Women Pilots in WW2

Harlem, New York City 1940. Taken by Martine Barrat

African American war worker c.1940's

1940's. U.S. WWII photo booth

"Soldiers In Housedresses - You deserve a nation's praise."

Learning how to determine latitude by using a sextant is Senta Osoling, student at Polytechnic High School, Los Angeles, Calif. Navigation classes are part of the school's program for training its students for specific contributions to the war effort, Sept. 1942