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Title
Watts Writers' Workshop
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1968
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes.; Photograph included in the Exhibit: King, the Kennedys, & Los Angeles.
Photograph caption dated March 26, 1968 reads, "Robert Kennedy steps up to be seen, heard by Watts backers. Crowd jams into parking lot of Watts Writers' Workshop to hear Democratic hopeful." A crowd of 5,000 gathered to hear Kennedy. The creative workshop rose from the ashes of the 1965 Watts Riots, and the group cheered loudly when the New York Senator proclaimed he wanted "violence and hatred replaced by jobs. I want bitterness replaced in this county." Senator Mervyn Dymally is among the men on stage.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00105586
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 2098
CARL0005170437
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30426
Subject
Kennedy, Robert F.,--1925-1968
Dymally, Mervyn M.,--1926-2012
Watts Writers' Workshop
Legislators--United States
Political campaigns--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Parking lots--California--Watts (Los Angeles)
Audiences--California--Los Angeles
City council members--California--Los Angeles
Cameras--California--Los Angeles
Microphones
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Watts (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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