jail

1972

Poster is printed on white paper with red ink. Top center has a drawing of Angela Davis' head with "A Rally for Angela" in large letters above. Below in large letters, "expose the frameup! mass...

c. 1972

Poster has a black and white photograph in the center of Angela Davis speaking into a handheld microphone. Above the photo is "Free Angela Davis" in large letters with "And all political prisoners...

1972

Poster has red text and blue images. In the center is a small city jail building with barbed wire around the top. In the barred window is an Uncle Sam figure. The top edge has a small banner with...

1975-1985

One adult size medium orange jumpsuit with short sleeves and a front pocket on the chest. It has snap closures and a collared neck with a reinforced waist. There is a purple tag in the nape of...

11/30/1990-12/15/1990

From paper glued to back, "(LEFT TO RIGHT) Bennie Seastrunk, Bernadette Murray and Louahn Lowe appear in SAVAGE WILDS, PART II written by Ishmael Reed. Opening at the Zephyr Theater, 25 Van Ness...

(On back of photo) "Oakland's first courthouse and jail, ca. 1873, photo ca. 1930's"; note Rainier Ale billboard

"Oakland's first courthouse and jail, E. 14th St. & 20th Ave., at right, first Hall of Records, built 1870"

1944

Two clippings from the Oakland Tribune are affixed to the back of this photo; both are dated with a rubber stamp that fixes the date of publication. The first, dated Jun 4, 1944, reads: "The...

September, 1936

The notations on the back of the photo read "New Courthouse" and "Jail corridor under construction," and "Sep 8, 1936," the date of the Courthouse dedication. The image is of the corridor running...

17-Aug-74

Photograph shows Black Panther leader Huey Newton leaving jail. Hand written on the back, "Newton leaving jail August 17, 1974 on $42,000 bail. He fled country- jumped bail." Clippings also on...

28-Sep-88

The handwritten notation on the back of the photo reads "New Santa Rita (Alameda County Prison) Jail. This is an aerial view of the Jail showing two rows of "pods", 15 in all, for housing...

September, 1988

The handwritten notation on the back of the photo reads "New Santa Rita [Alameda County] Minimum Security" prison. The image is of two tiers of cells, the upper reached by a metal staircase. On...

28-Aug-71

Photograph shows the limos and hearse parked at the curb during the funeral ceremony for George Jackson, a Soledad Brother who was killed trying to escape from San Quentin. A large interracial...

28-Aug-71

Photograph shows the limos parked at the curb during the funeral ceremony for George Jackson, a Soledad Brother who was killed trying to escape from San Quentin. Two photographers are standing at...

30-Jun-83

Depiction: A man and woman can be seen in the disctance hanging their laundry on clotheslines which stretch in front of a a long row of tents. A mountain is behind them and a roll of barbed wire...

05/28/67 and 10/01/82

Image of this piece can be found in a magazine in the paper file.

c. 1957
n.d.
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