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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.
George Anthony Dondero papers, 1949-1965. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 722 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Congressman (Royal Oak, Mich.)
The donor, Robert Dondero, is the son of George Dondero.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001