Late 20th Century
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

A close shot of a group of African-American teenagers facing off angle to the viewer (toward the viewer's right), behind them (partially obscured) is the sign, "Pinol[e] V[alley]." Five students are in the foreground, and at least 3 more are in the immediate background. They are all casually attired for mild weather, in t-shirts and open button-down shirts, as well as caps, hats, and do-rags. One girl in the foreground (far right to viewer) is wearing big white plastic hoop earrings. On verso, there are no photographer's stamps nor date stamps, nor even a date provided. Also on verso is the handwitten notation: "photographer: Velena Nurse - caption: Kids at Pinole Valley High School Communicate their disenchantment with the possibility of not being able to leave school grounds during lunch period."

Used: Oakland Tribune

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