The Journal of San Diego History
SAN DIEGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY QUARTERLY
Fall 1989, Volume 35, Number 4
Thomas L. Scharf, Editor
Prof. Harry Steinmetz in 1948. During the next decade California law would be altered for the express purpose of effecting his dismissal from San Diego State College.
Prof. Steintmetz seen here on his last day of employment, February 5, 1954.
San Diego State College campus (now Univeristy) as it appeared in the early 1950s.
Assemblyman Frank Luckel (right), author of the Luckel Act, poses with Capt. Ward W. Waddell at a luncheon in the mid 1950s.
San Diego Representative Ralph R. Cloyed was among sixteen assemblymen endorsing the Luckel Act when it was introduced in the Assembly on May 4, 1953.
Malcolm A. Love, was president of San Diego State at the time of Steinmetz’s dismissal. He had earlier issued a statement saying he was “unsympathetic” toward the professors who would not cooperate with investigating committees.
Back to the article: The Cold War and Harry Steinmetz.