• Creator
  • Canwell, Albert
  • Created Date
  • 1952
  • Description
  • A flier for Albert Canwell's election to Washington State Congress that focuses on the Canwell Committee hearings, which took place in 1948. The flier reads, "Al Canwell was not only ahead of the field in officially exposing Communist saboteurs of true American labor organizations like Harry Bridges; Al Canwell conducted these investigations so thoroughly, honestly, and fairly that he earned the respect of the nation." The flier also features ... more
    A flier for Albert Canwell's election to Washington State Congress that focuses on the Canwell Committee hearings, which took place in 1948. The flier reads, "Al Canwell was not only ahead of the field in officially exposing Communist saboteurs of true American labor organizations like Harry Bridges; Al Canwell conducted these investigations so thoroughly, honestly, and fairly that he earned the respect of the nation." The flier also features quotes from labor leaders supporting Canwell. Washington Pension Union President William Pennock is mentioned as one of the prominent Communists investigated by the Canwell Committee. less
  • Format
  • Text
    Flier
    Scanned from original text or image at 200 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2014