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Photographs of Frank S. Tavenner at House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), 1952; 1954

Identifier: MSS-2012-02

Scope and Contents

This collection of photographs depict Frank S. Tavenner acting in various capacities as the government's counsel on behalf of the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in 1952 and 1954. HUAC was an investigative committee formed by the U.S. House and charged with investigating subversive activities of private American citizens and organizations suspected of being connected to, or supportive of, communist or fascist activities.

Five black and white photographs.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1952, 1954


5 Cubic Feet

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Three photographs of Frank S. Tavenner at HUAC.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2012 Law Library purchase from Historic Images, Memphis Tennessee, via eBay for $86.40.

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Repository Details

Part of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library Special Collections Repository

Arthur J. Morris Law Library
580 Massie Road
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22903 United States