Jo Davidson (March 30, 1883 – January 2, 1952) was an American sculptor of Russian-Jewish descent who was also was chairman of the Independent Citizens Committee of the Arts, Science, and Professions (which became the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions).
Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace
Jo Davidson was a sponsor of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace which ran from March 25 - 27, 1949 in New York City. It was arranged by a Communist Party USA front organization known as the National Council of the Arts, Sciences, and Professions. The conference was a follow-up to a similar gathering, the strongly anti-America, pro-Soviet World Congress of Intellectuals which was held in Poland, August 25 - 28, 1948.
- Davidson's Biography with Absolute Astronomy
- Review of the Scientific and Cultural Conference for World Peace by the Committee on Un-American Activities, U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., April 19, 1949