|Title||George Hewitt testifying before Canwell Committee, Seattle, 1949 |
|Caption||George Hewitt was an ex-Communist from New York who testified that Burton W. James and Florence Bean James, founders of the Seattle Repertory Playhouse, were members of the Communist Party. |
|Notes||Committee members in photo are Robert L. Rutter, Sydney A. Stevens, Thomas H. Bienz, Albert Canwell, and Grant C. Sisson.|
Handwritten on image: Un-American Activities hearing.
Handwritten on sleeve: Communists - Washington - Canwell Committee hearings.
Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): May 4, 1949.
|Subjects||Anti-communism--Washington (State)--Seattle; Governmental investigations--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Places||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Digital Collection||Museum of History & Industry Photograph Collection |
|Image Number||PI21665 |
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|Credit Line||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle; All Rights Reserved |
|Repository||Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI) |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection |
|Physical Description||1 safety film negative: b&w; 4 x 5 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from print made from original negative as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |