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Marguerite Robinson joins protest, circa July 19, 1950, Los Angeles

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Title:Marguerite Robinson joins protest, circa July 19, 1950, Los Angeles
Date:1950 July 19
Description:

Photograph of Marguerite Robinson, executive director of the Los Angeles Civil Rights Congress (CRC), taking part in a demonstration in downtown Los Angeles. Robinson is standing in the background, wearing a sleeveless white blouse and sunglasses. The Los Angeles Civil Rights Congress fought to preserve civil rights for falsely accused Communists, minorities and working people during the late 1940s and early 1950s. Robinson was taking part in a demonstration demanding repeal of the Smith and McCarran Acts, federal laws the CRC maintained denied citizens their constitutional rights to freedom of speech and assembly.

Local identification number: scl-m0339

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0339~1; scl-mss064-0339~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Robinson, Marguerite | Pickets--California--Los Angeles | Civil rights demonstrations | Civil Rights Congress (U.S.) | United States, California, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, 34.0522342, -118.2436849
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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