11 in HIGH x 14 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 35.56 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Bibliography: The Beginnings of Oakland, California A.U.C. by Peter Thomas Conmy, Oakland Public Library, 1961 William Fife Knowland, son of Joseph Russell Knowland, was born in Alameda on June 26, 1908. He was educated locally and graduated from the University of California in 1929. He was a member of the Assembly 1933-35, and of the State Senate 1935-39. He saw service as a Major, United States Army, 1942-45. In September 1945 he was appointed a U. S. Senator by Governor Earl Warren to complete the term of the late Hon. Hiram W. Johnson. In 1946 he was elected for a full term, and was re-elected in 1952. He was the majority leader of the Senate 1953-55, and the minority leader 1955-59. He was the Assistant Publisher and Editor of the Oakland Tribune. Photo shows an interracial group of picketers protesting in front of the Oakland Tribune building. The men are holding signs that say "Who Ruptured our Duck?" "Senator Knowland: We Want Housing Not Investigations, CIO Vets." Most of the men are dressed in suits and hats.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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