• Demonstrators in Torrance picket for fair housing

    Hundreds of Torrance demonstrators, NAACP-CORE members, white and "Negro", jammed the sidwalks in this Southwood housing tract to march for fair housing.

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  • Press conference after Panther HQ raid

    Title supplied by cataloger. An LAPD press conference on December 9, 1969, the day after the raid on the Black Panther Headquarters.

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  • New Southern California Black Panther headquarters

    Gulker, Chris

    Title supplied by cataloger.; Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Bob Duren, also known as B. Kwaku Duren, was the Coordinator of the Southern California Chapter of the Black Panther Party…

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  • Image of Black pride

    Knudsen, Anne

    Title supplied by cataloger. Photograph caption dated December 7, 1985 reads, "Sheila E., left, with young friend Nicole Escovedo in matching attire, arrives at Wiltern Theater for 18th annual NAACP I…

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  • Exterior wall detail of Mayan Theater

    Padilla Company

    A view of the detail of the exterior wall of the Mayan Theatre. Some detail can also be seen inside the darkened doorway in the picture. Material is terra cotta; style is Mayan Revival. Architects wer…

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  • Whitney Young, Jr., a portrait

    Portrait of Whitney Young, Jr., Director of National Urban League.

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  • Thousands protest Black Panther Raid, City Hall

    Curtis, Rolland J

    Title supplied by cataloger.; Rolland Joseph 'Speedy' Curtis was born in Louisiana in 1922. After serving three years in the Marines during World War II, he and his wife, Gloria, relocated from New Or…

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  • Baldwin hits whites for South disorders

    Goldwater, Jeff

    James Baldwin as he delivers an address at Second Baptist Church during his West coast tour, May 10-17, 1963, for the benefit of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE). Due to Baldwin's outspokenness…

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  • King memorial service

    Photograph included in the Exhibit: King, the Kennedys, & Los Angeles. Clergy and mourners march to First Methodist Church, 8th and Hill Streets, on April 8, 1968, where services were held for Dr. Mar…

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  • CORE picketer in Torrance

    Wesselmann, Cliff

    Herbert Mann, 36, a sit-in demonstrator at the Southwood Riviera Royale housing tract in Torrance, sits on air as police arrest him on August 10, 1963, for curfew violation and carry him away. Police…

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  • CORE sit-in at Hall of Justice

    Located at 211 W. Temple Street, The Los Angeles County Hall of Justice was built in 1925, designed by the Allied Architects Association, a collective of prominent architects whose other contributions…

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  • Mother of 5 leads Valley Negro drive

    Dean, Gordon

    Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph article dated August 3, 1963 partially reads, "A Valley integration leader says there is much that local chambers of commerce and service club…

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  • Freedom rally

    A crowd of more than 35,000 jammed Wrigley Field for a freedom rally on May 26, 1963, at which Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. told the audience, "We want to be free whether we're in Birmingham or in Los…

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  • Thousands protest Black Panther Raid, City Hall

    Curtis, Rolland J

    Title supplied by cataloger.; Rolland Joseph 'Speedy' Curtis was born in Louisiana in 1922. After serving three years in the Marines during World War II, he and his wife, Gloria, relocated from New Or…

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  • Valley groups in voter drive

    Woods, Jon

    Photograph caption dated August 4, 1960 reads, "Mrs. Elliot Boberg, Mrs. Arnold Quittner in Voter drive - David Cowdrey, Doug Haskins help round-up unregistered voters."

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  • Terra-cotta panel for Mayan Theater

    Four artisans at work on one of the decorative terra cotta panels before installation at the Mayan Theatre. Architects were Morgan, Walls and Clements.

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  • Portrait of Charlotta Bass

    Portrait of Mrs. Charlotta Bass, author, former editor and publisher of the California Eagle newspaper.

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  • Sign in Torrance for fair housing

    Photo attributed to George. We Have Civil Rights Too! says the sign on the front lawn of a house in the housing development of builder Don Wilson, as the residents gird for new mass picketing by CORE…

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  • Women's group

    Group portrait of Las Madrinas, Alpha Kappa Alpha's mothers club. Included are Amelia Lightner (front row, 2nd from right), Vennie Corporal (2nd row, 2nd from right), and Mrs. Jefferson (top row, far…

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  • Honored at the Hollywood Palladium

    Dean, Gordon

    Photograph included in the exhibit: "From Hula Hoops to Hanoi: L.A. Concerns, 1954-1965."; Photograph included in the Exhibit: King, the Kennedys, & Los Angeles. Martin Luther King is honored by the C…

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