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Title Picketers at Sears, 1948
Date 1948/07/09
Description A group of people carrying signs march in front of Sears to protest wage inequality. The accompanying Evening Outlook caption reads, "STILL MARCHING -- Pickets parading in front of Santa Monica Sears Store after [the] Santa Monica Chapter of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People called for suspension of further demonstrations pending settlement of employment issue, are shown in pictures above. Pickets presumably represented 'United Committee to End Job Discrimination at Sears.'" The article ran on July 10th, 1948.
Collection Bill Beebe Collection
Photographer Gaze, Emerson
Catalog Number 3.2.6352
Object Name Negative, Film
Search Terms African American
Employee
NAACP
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Picket
Picketer
Protest
Protest rally
Sears
Sears Department Store
Sign
Wheelchair
Year Range from 1948
Year Range to 1948