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

Clipping on the back reads, "PLEA FOR ACTION--M.P. Webster (left) and A. Philips Randolph appearing before a GOP platform subcommittee, opposed doctrine of 'gradualism' in civil rights." Handwritten above clipping, "Civil rights & Immigration sub-committee, 1. State of the Race Conference, L-R, A. Phillips Randolph Pres. Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, M.P. Webster, Palace Hotel." Photo shows two African American men sitting side by side at a table with a microphone in front of them. A flag with many stars is hanging behind them (not an American flag).

Used: Oakland Tribune

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