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Orators rap beauty plans
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Robbins, Jeff
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph article dated September 7, 1963 partially reads, "Orators in Los Angeles' Pershing Square climbed atop a common soapbox Friday and loudly denounced a $100,000 park beautification project which they say would deny them the right to continue their speeches. Several hundred Pershing Square regulars said they would march from the square to City Hall next Thursday at 10 a.m. to attend a city Recreation and Park Commission hearing to protest the project." Gray, left, says he'll fight the Square beautification. He and his group soapboxed Friday to plan City Hall march.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Urban beautification--California--Los Angeles
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Parks--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Pershing Square (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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