2000.1.906

10-May-78
8 in HIGH x 11 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers
2000.1.906


Depiction: A group of young men and women sit on railroad tracks in Davis where their presence has stopped a Southern Pacific train. It has stopped right before the crowd. A male protestor near the train has his arm lifted in a sign of protest and/or success. The tracks are in a forested area. Photo caption reads: Vietnam War protestors stop train. A group of youths protesting our increased activities in the Vietnam War sit on the tracks at Davis and stop a Souther Pacific Railroad train. The group claimed the railroad carried war materials. Five trains were delayed for several hours late Tuesday afternoon during the demonstration.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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