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Hunger March at La Plaza
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection;
Quillen, Harry
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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A large crowd of Communist Party of America members gather at La Plaza to participate in a Hunger March. The protest, organized by the United Front Conference Against Hunger, was designed to make a statement against the fate of the unemployed and poor. One sign reads, "We Demand $4.00 A Day Not $1.60," another reads "Where is the American Standard of Living?" and another reads, "We Demand Milk for Our Babies bay Cities Womens Counsel." According to newspaper sources from the time period, the city leaders were concerned that violence and too much agitation would occur during such demonstrations. Photograph dated November 7, 1933.
1 photographic print :b&w ;9 x 14 cm.
Photographic prints
Harry Quillen Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection;
Communist Party of America
Demonstrations--California--Los Angeles
Crowds--California--Los Angeles
Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles
Plazas--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Plaza (Los Angeles, Calif.)
El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.)

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