George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965

Dondero, George Anthony, b. 1886 d. 1968
Politician
Active in Mich.

Collection size: .2 linear ft.(on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Papers relating to Dondero's efforts to alert the Congress and the public to the alleged dangers of communism in the arts. Included are: correspondence, 1950-1965; two addresses on art and communism, 1957; two photos of Dondero and twelve of a mural which he criticized; bibliographic notes by Dondero; selections from the CONGRESSIONAL RECORD and from the American Legion FIRING LINE; a copy of a memorandum from the House Un-American Activities Committee, 1956; and a few clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.)

The donor, Robert Dondero, is the son of George Dondero.

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