Protestors [sic] at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947Protesters at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947

Protestors [sic] at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947

Protesters at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947

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Creator:Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Title:Protestors [sic] at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947 | Protesters at Atlas Grocery, Seattle, 1947

Protestors' [sic] signs: Death Blow to Jim Crow. We Fight Jim Crow Every Where, [...N.C.]. We Fight Jim Crow Everywhere, Ship Scalers Union #589 A.F.L. Keep Another Jim Crow [L...] From [...reading]. [...ity] [...nch] [Communist Party?] [...ghts].

Handwritten on image: Pickets at 14th Yesler Grocery store.

Handwritten on sleeve: PICKETS, Seattle, 14th and Yesler Way grocery store.

Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): January 22, 1947.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle | Grocery trade--Washington (State)--Seattle | Picketing--Washington (State)--Seattle | Signs and signboards--Washington (State)--Seattle | Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle | Seattle (Wash.) | King County (Wash.) | Central District (Seattle, Wash.)
Institution:University of Washington's Libraries
Contributors:Museum of History and Industry (Seattle, Wash.) | University of Washington. Libraries. Digital Initiatives | King County Snapshots Collection (University of Washington. Libraries)
Online Publisher:[Seattle, Wash.] : University of Washington Digital Initiatives | 2001/2003
Original Material:

1 acetate negative: b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

Museum of History & Industry, Seattle (MOHAI), Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection (1986.5.6310.1)

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Forms part of the online collection: King County Snapshots: A Photographic Heritage of Seattle and Surrounding Communities.

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