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Charlotta Bass and other citizens meet with officers at the Newton Division police station, Los Angeles, 1949

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Creator:Sheffield, Maceo B.
Title:Charlotta Bass and other citizens meet with officers at the Newton Division police station, Los Angeles, 1949
Date:1949 July 5
Description:

Photograph of Charlotta Bass, publisher of the California Eagle, far right, and a group of African-American citizens meeting with police officers and others at the Newton Division police station, July 5, 1949. Charles H. Matthews, the second African-American to become a Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney, is seated third from left. Frederick Madison Roberts, the former California state assemblyman, stands against the wall, his arms folded over his chest. The California Eagle consistently pursued and publicized cases of suspected police brutality and abuse.

Local identification number: scl-m0036

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0036~1; scl-mss064-0036~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Police-community relations--California--Los Angeles | Los Angeles (Calif.) Police Dept. | Police--California--Los Angeles | Matthews, Charles H. | Roberts, Frederick Madison | Bass, Charlotta A., 1879-1969 | 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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