Carl Ingold Jacobson was the City Councilman for the 13th District on the Los Angeles City Council from 1925-1933. The Hollywood
Anti-Nazi League for the Defense of American Democracy, commonly known as the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League, was a Los Angeles-based
organization that conducted investigations and detailed surveillance into the political affiliations and daily activities
of organizations and individuals suspected to be supporting Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, or the National Socialist movement.
The Carl Jacobson papers relate mainly to his election campaigns, state and local news, and his political and religious stances.
The Hollywood Anti-Nazi League records include papers relating to investigations about and surveillance of organizations and
individuals suspected by the Hollywood Anti-Nazi League to be supporting Adolf Hitler, Nazi Germany, or the National Socialist
party at home or abroad.
Carl Ingold Jacobson was the City Councilman for the 13th District on the Los Angeles City Council from 1925-1933. A resident
of the Lincoln Heights neighborhood with his wife and daughter Edna Jacobson since 1909, Jacobson was an engineer with the
Southern Pacific Railroad and chairman of the local Board of Adjustment of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineering before
embarking upon his career in public service. Upon first running for the position of councilman in 1925, Jacobson narrowly
lost the election. However, Jacobson was asked to take one of the recently-vacated seats on the City Council in the wake of
a bribery scandal in October 1925. Jacobson served for multiple terms as Councilman before losing the 1933 election to Darwin
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