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Related Movements In Southern California

The Los Angeles Jewish Community Committee kept under surveillance many local native fascist groups including the Militant Christian Patriots, the American Warriors, Ku Klux Klan and National Copperheads. Their rabid anti-Semitism, anti-New Deal platforms and eagerness to cooperate with the Bundists threatened the stability of America.

Fascists campaigned against Roosevelt's New Deal programs warning that dictatorship was not far behind. The New Deal they argued was part of a broad scheme of world domination sketched in the Protocols and The International Jew. While proclaiming their super-patriotism, local fascists demonstrated a lack of sympathy or understanding for the American political system.

They rejected internationalism and actively joined the America First movement to further their own programs. These self-styled isolationists believed war would create the opportunity for a "jewocracy" to gain control in the United States. Sincere isolationists suffered from comparisons with fascist members. Roosevelt in a 1940 radio address called members of America First the "unwitting aids of the agents of Nazism."

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Brochure cover for America for Americans
Knights of the Ku Klux Klan application
Written note about The Solemn Summons of the Fiery Cross
Written invitation for The Solemn Summons of the Fiery Cross
Flier for the Klan rides again
Letter titled Non Silba Sed Anthar
Booklet cover for the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan
Newspaper page of The Fiery Cross
Magazine cover of Pelley's
Booklet cover for Dupes of Judah
Brochure cover for the Pelley Publications
Book cover for No More Hunger!
Magazine cover for the Liberation
Label titled Buy American
Broadside titled The American Gaurd
Magazine cover for the American Warrior
Newspaper page for the American Warrior
Book cover for We Must Save the Repbublic