oakland general strike

Dec-46

This photo which is adhered to matboard depicts a newspaper cameraman crossing the picket line in downtown Oakland during the Oakland General Strike of December, 1946. The group appears to be...

Dec-46

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,...

1-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back, "Sunday Dec 1st, freight going into Kahn's." Photo shows a truck full of boxes being unloaded by several men. The men are all dressed in various types of work clothes....

1-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back, "General Strike, unloading freight at Kahn's, Sunday morning Dec. 1st--Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows trucks being unloaded at Kahn's. A motorcycle parked at the curb across...

1-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back, "Unloading freight at Kahn's, Sunday Dec 1st." Photo shows freight trucks backed up to Kahn's being unloaded. A couple of trucks going down the street, apparently...

1-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back, "Sunday Dec 1st, freight going into Kahn's." Photo shows truck convoy going down street by Owl Drug store, escorted by police on motorcycles. One truck is backing up to...

27-Feb-47

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Paul Padnick, Pat Link, Louise Sanchez, Patty McMahon, Wm. McGuiness (foreground) Dept. D. 9.--in Kahn picket assault trial." Photo shows three...

6-Dec-46

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "General strike Dec. 3&4th, Part of the audience of more than 1200 Alameda County employers at mass meeting at Auditorium Friday afternoon, Dec...

5-Dec-46

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "1st Tribune paper's after gen. strike was called off Thurs. Dec. 5th.--Dec 7, 1946." Photo shows a conveyor belt sticking up through the sidewalk...

4-Dec-46

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Mrs. Spencer-tweed coat black hat, right?, being heckled Wed. morn.- Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows a crowd of people walking past a grocery store and...

December 3-5, 1946

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "policeman, left, escorting Mrs. Spencer away from crowd.-Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows an interracial crowd following a woman and a police officer....

December 3-5, 1946

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Top center, policeman's cap-Mrs. Spencer's black hat. Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows a close up of the crowd following Mrs. Spencer and her police...

December 3-5, 1946

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Caroline Galster and Pat MacMahon accused of being strike breakers, as mob grew abusive, undentified man between them came to their rescue." Photo...

December 3-5, 1946

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Strikers mob unidentified negro in front of Kahns." Photo shows a crowd of men gathered around an African American man, pushing and shoving....

1-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back, "Bringing freight into Kahn's sunday Dec. 1st--Dec. 7, 1946." Negative shows a convoy of trucks turning from Telegraph Ave. onto the street by Owls Drug store. Police...

4-Dec-46

Handwritten in blue pencil on the back of the photo, "on Telegraph bet. 16 & 17 Wednesday noon." Photo shows an interracial crowd of men and women, in the middle of a crowd appears to be a...

3-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back of the photo in pencil, "Tues., 1st riot Tuesday at Hastings. Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows a large crowd gathered in front of Hastings. People are standing on cars parked...

3-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back of the photo in pencil, "Tues., Tuesday morning as crowds gathered." Photo shows a large crowd gathering on the street in front of Kahn's and Hastings. People standing in...

December 3-5, 1946

Clipping on the back of the photo reads, "Crowds of pickets and strike sympathizers surge around and on this U.S. mail truck, which backed up to Kahns' 16th Street entrance in an unsuccessful...

4-Dec-46

Handwritten in blue pencil on the back of the photo, "Wed morn., Wednesday morning crowd at Hastings as rioting broke out. Dec. 7, 1946." Photo shows a crowd of men and women in front of...

December 3-5, 1946

Clipping on the back of the photo, "The several thousand pickets, sympathizers and spectators are shown as they massed on 16th Street between Telegraph and San Pablo Avenues at one of the...

3-Dec-46

Handwritten on the back of the photo, "Tues morning early crowd gathering. Dec 7, 1946." Photo shows a long shot of the street in front of Kahns and Hastings, a large crowd is gathering in front...

3-Dec-46

Clipping on the back of the photo reads, "Confrontation builds up in front of Kahn's on Telegraph at 16th during Oakland's 1946 general strike. April 8, 1976." Handwritten in blue pencil above...

3-Dec-46

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Pic at Hastings first morning (Dec 3d) of strike. Special officer from Hastings with club hit Oak cop with it-(by mistake) then was taken by...

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