newspaper touted itself as a voice to the Christian Community of Southern California.
The Broom was published by owner Fred de Aryan and his
father and editor, C. Leon de Aryan, in East San Diego in 1932.
was primarily dedicated to expounding reactionary theories on
anti-Semitism, racial purity, war, and interpreting the word of Christ. Typical examples
of article subjects are "Message of Holy Zarathushtra," "The Heroism of
Peace in Wartime," "Synopsis of and Essay on the 'Race
Problem'," "Slave-Laboring German Prisoners of War," and
"Sanhedrin: 70 Anti-Christ Master Minds." The collection consists of 22 issues
of the newspaper.
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