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Title
Shell boycott spreads to Southland
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Sergieff, Mike
Date Created and/or Issued
1986
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
Photograph caption dated April 12, 1986 reads, "Union leader Bill Robertson, center, decries South African apartheid at a protest outside a Shell Oil station at 3rd Street and Western Avenue. Robertson, executive secretary of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, was joined by a coalition of 50 area civil rights groups yesterday to kick off a Southland boycott of the oil company, joining an already existing nationwide protest of the firm's business connections with South Africa."
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;18 x 25 cm. on sheet 21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00092515
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b090_f2_i42
CARL0005023483
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/29000
Subject
Los Angeles County Federation of Labor (Calif.)
Shell Union Oil Corporation
Shell Oil Company
AFL-CIO
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Protest movements--California--Los Angeles
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Oil industries--California--Los Angeles
Apartheid--South Africa
Anti-apartheid movements--California--Los Angeles
Boycotts--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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