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

Photo shows Richard Nixon, Pat Nixon, and Senator Willam F. Knowland standing on a platform possibly in front of City Hall. This is during Nixon run for president against Kennedy in 1960. Microphones are on stands in front of Nixon who is smiling as he turns to talk to Knowland. Nixon is raising one fist in the air. Another man is standing on Nixon's right side, possibly an aid. A portion of a sign is handing from the building in the background. The only thing visible is "...Dick." 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.

Used: Oakland Tribune

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