8 in HIGH x 10 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 25.40 cm WIDE)
The Oakland Tribune Collection, the Oakland Museum of California. Gift of ANG Newspapers

Handwritten on the back, "Merchant marine sailors at Oakland Airport." Tribune caption, Jan. 18, 1984- "Merchant seamen at Oakland airport await flight to Diego Garcia, where they will replace crews bringing supplies to U.S. forces." Photo shows a group of men standing in line with their luggage in front of a ticket counter at the airport. The sign above the counter says "Military Airlift Command." Other airlines occupy the other counters.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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