picket

05/23/83

Description: A small group protests the building of condominiums in their Oakland neighborhood. Picket signs read, "Stop greedy developers," "No monster buildings here," Housing yes......

Unemployment Insurance
Late 20th Early 21st Century

This poster has a green background with a black and white photograph of a group of people in suits holing picket signs filling the center of the page. Gold text above reads "Unemployment Insurance...

WTO
Late 20th Early 21st Century

At the center of the poster is "WTO" in black, surrounded by a red circle with a slash through the center. At the bottom of the circle is "Just Say No!" in black. At the bottom of the poster is a...

Taking Out The Scabs
1984

This poster has a wide, white margin with a square illustration in the center. The illustration includes a white image of a person holding strips of yellow and throwing them in a "Scab / Bin". The...

Training Your Multi National
1998

This white poster has a center portion outlined by a red and yellow border. In the center, red text at the top reads "ILWU Presents / Training Your / Multi National". There is a line of blue and...

1985

Poster is a large brown and white image of a group of men, women, and children walking up a street - the man at the center in sunglasses has his arms outstretched. Black text along the left side...

1968

Poster has brown text box at top with black text reading "July 15". Below text box is black text reading "Free Huey / Mass Picketing". At top of bottom half of poster is a...

Respect / Recognize
1996

Poster has a black printed background with red and black text. At the top center is "UC" in a white box follwoed by "Respect" in red. At the center is another white box with "Deadline / Or /...

U.S. Out Of El Salvador: Blockade
Late 20th - Early 21st Century

Poster is purple and red ink on offwhite paper. The poster depicts a grouping of purple helicopters near the middle. The top of the poster has "U.S. Out Of / El Salvador / No More Vietnam Wars"....

Stop The Kidnapping!
n.d.

Poster is printed on white paper with text and images in black. The top of the poster has the text: "Stop The / Kidnapping! / Child Custody Picket / March 3 - 11:30 / City Hall - Family Court /...

Picket Oct. 26 March Nov. 18 Against the War!
1972

Poster has a black background with a large white bomb crashing into red flames. On the bomb is "Stop the bombing!" in large black lettering. Poster reads, "Picket Oct. 26 March Nov. 18 Against the...

1985

Poster is a large brown and white image of a group of men, women, and children walking up a street - the man at the center in sunglasses has his arms outstretched. Black text along the left side...

1930's
c. 1968

Poster consists of white and black print on a green background. Text at top reads "1930's." Poster has six images depicting African Americans in the 1930's. Moving clockwise from top left is a...

Come to Coachella to stop the grapes
1970

Poster is printed on tractor feed printer paper with red and black ink. Poster has a red background with a white circle in the middle with a black UFW logo. Poster reads, "Come to Coachella to...

c. 1955

This sash bearing the word Picket was worn across the chest and used by the bricklayers-masons union during a labor strike.

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

Clipping on the back of the photo reads, "As the general 'labor holiday' in Oakland went into its first day, an unidentified woman attempted to enter the 16th street entrance to Kahn's department...

December 3-5, 1946

Handwritten in pencil on the back of the photo, "Woman dark hat lower right being shoved from Kahns entrance 16th st. Dec 7, 1946." Photo shows a large crowd of people standing near Kahns, Arden'...

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...

December 3-5, 1946

Clipping on the back reads, "The camera's lens aims south on Broadway and records one of the many flareups in front of Hastings' store, scene of most of the activity on the first...

20-Oct-67

A large crowd of demonstrators clogs the intersection of Clay, San Pablo, and 17th Streets in downtown Oakland. The protestors are largely held back by police officers, but a large contingent of...

1946

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...

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