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Communist riot in Los Angeles, California, circa 1930

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Title:Communist riot in Los Angeles, California, circa 1930

Text on reverse: "Reds riot in Los Angeles. Three police officers were injured and eight communists were arrested in riots at Los Angeles, Calif., January 20th, when officers thwarted attempts to hold a "hunger march" on the City Hall. This picture shows a cop getting a little rough treatment by the crowd and a motorcycle officer hurrying to his aid." Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.

Local identification number: L1979-37_180

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Communism--California--Los Angeles | Riots--California--Los Angeles | Riots | Riot control | Police | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Cite as: Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

Cite as: L1979-37_180, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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