Martin Dies, Jr. is the gentleman on the right in this photo. The identity of the individual on the left is unknown. The men are seated at a table or desk, and appear to be reviewing a document. Dies was a congressman from Texas who gained fame as the first chairman -- and one of the original architects -- of the House Un-American Activities Committee (then known as the House Committee Investigating Un-American Activities). 7.5 x 5.5 in.