Demonstration for open housing, Seattle, 1964

Demonstration for open housing, Seattle, 1964

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Creator:Davis, Harvey
Creator:Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Title:Demonstration for open housing, Seattle, 1964

Protestors' [sic] signs: UW Civil Rights Action Group. Trinity Methodist Supports Open Housing. Tokenism Not Enough. NAACP Wants Equal Opportunities [...]. Vote Right for Human Rights. Seattle It's Up to You. With Liberty and Justice for All. CORE - Congress of Racial Equality. Catholic Interracial Council. University Unitarian Church. Vote Yes. Green Lake Methodist Church - We Believe It's Right. Open Heart, Open Mind, Open Housing. Let's Abolish Racial Restrictions. I Believe It's Right. Seattle Real Estate Board's Segregationist Policy Hurts Seattle. Presbyterians for Open Housing. Pray for Wisdom, Hope for Justice, Work for Peace. Open Housing Yes, Discrimination No. We Want Open Housing Now.

Handwritten on sleeve: SEATTLE, Housing, Open housing demonstration at Westlake Mall.

Date photograph was filed at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer (date of photograph and file date may differ by a month or more): March 7, 1964.

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:Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle | Commercial strips--Washington (State)--Seattle | Central business districts--Washington (State)--Seattle | Discrimination in housing--Washington (State)--Seattle | Seattle (Wash.) | King County (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.

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Collection, Museum of History & Industry, Seattle

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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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