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Kelly's Army [picture]
Rogers, Edward A. "Doc," 1873-1960
The Oakland Tribune (Oakland, Calif.)
Date Created and/or Issued
1914 Mar 5
Publication Information
Oakland Public Library
The Oakland Tribune
Contributing Institution
Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division
Selections from the Collections of the Oakland History Room and the Maps Division of the Oakland Public Library
Rights Information
Public domain
Material is in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Title from container. From the Joseph R. Knowland collection at the Oakland History Room, Oakland Public Library. Kelly's Army was "an army of unemployed that was organized in San Francisco in 1914, an offshoot from the I.W.W." - index card. The caption for the photograph as published in the Oakland Tribune, March 5, 1914 reads: "In the center group are, left to right, Chief of Police August Vollmer of Berkeley, Deputy Sheriff Jack Collier, Marshal Ed Carey of Emeryville, Chief of Police W. J. Petersen of Oakland (delivering the order), police Sergeant Schroeder, police Captain Thorwald Brown, police Captain Charles Bock and "General" (Charles T.) Kelly." Marshal Ed Carey would later become a leading target of Earl R. Warren's campaign to clean up corruption in Emeryville. Number in collection : 106.
1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 10 x 13 cm.
Knowland Neg. 106
Labor movement - United States - History - Pictorial works
Unemployment - United States - Protest movements - Pictorial works
Kelly, Charles T. - Portraits
Vollmer, August, 1876-1955 - Portraits
Petersen, Walter J. - Portraits
Carey, Ed - Portraits
Oakland (Calif.). Police Dept. - History - Pictorial works
Emeryville (Calif.). Police Dept. - History - Pictorial works
Oakland (Calif.) - History - Pictorial works.

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