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Demonstrators at Los Angeles Plaza, Los Angeles, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa January 24, 1936]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Haynes Foundation funds.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
An African-American man in the center of the crowd kneels down as he gives a speech. A crowd is seen gathered around him.
This photograph may be related to the article, “Dole Group May Parade,” Los Angeles Times, 24 Jan 1936: A1.
Members of a local union, Officers of the Public Works and Unemployed League, had planned a parade in protest of dole (government aid) reductions announced by the Los Angeles City Relief Administration but their permit was denied by City Council. In lieu of the parade, they held a rally at the Los Angeles Plaza where several speakers took the stand.
Text from negative sleeve: 4372 – Speakers at Plaza
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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