2001.56.1

(General Strike)
Dec-46
14 in HIGH x 11 in WIDE
(35.56 cm HIGH x 27.94 cm WIDE)
Gift of Ruth R. WIlson
2001.56.1

mat
verso in penicil (on mat): "Wilson"
verso in pencil (on mat): "Wilson 2 - 15 7/8 x 20 111-505-B 3/8 Brown

This photo which is adhered to matboard depicts a U.S. Soldier (army?) holding his hat in his hands and crossing the picket line in downtown Oakland during the Oakland General Strike of December, 1946. Behind the soldier is a street conductor along with other workers. In the background, California Coffee Shop and Andy's Smoke Shop can be seen in the photo.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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