Photograph. "Z720266 -- watch your credit... International News Photos, slug (Cooper Union mob) -- Denouncing the denouncers of the Soviet death purge. -- New York... While those inside Cooper Union were decrying the wholesale executions that followed the assassination of Sergei Kirov, these communists gathered outside to denounce the denouncers. Some 66 executions, including the mother, wife, daughters and sons of assassin Nicolaev, have caused white Russians to make comparisons to the days of Ivan the Terrible. Many fights broke out outside the hall. (E-12-16-34)-4" -- typed note attached to verso.; "Recent communist demonstration outside Cooper Union in New York City. Note the placards 'Defend the Soviet Union,' borne by agitators who are enjoying benefits of the protection of the American Government." -- Examiner clipping, dated 22 September 1935, attached to verso.