Kitty (Kathryn Lutesinger), Sandra Good, Crystal (Maria Alonzo), and Mary (Mary Theresa Brunner) dubbed “the girls on the corner.” They shaved their heads along with Manson, Atkins, Krenwinkel, and Van Houten following the guilty verdicts. They told reporters: “You’d better watch your children because Judgment Day is coming!”
Marshall Herff Applewhite created a religious cult commonly known as Heaven’s Gate. In 1997, he led his 38 followers to commit suicide in hopes of being transported onto a spaceship traveling with Hale-Bopp comet. In this video he preaches suicide.
Between Tulare and Fresno on U.S. 99. See general caption. A large variety and great number of service stations face highway.
Brawley, Imperial Valley. In Farm Security Administration (FSA) migratory labor camp. Family father, mother and eleven children originally from Mangrum, Oklahoma.
At Minna Street the army forms a semi-circle and sings to attract a crowd. Salvation Army, San Francisco, California.
Photograph from an industrial survey report of Fort Bidwell Agency, California. The photgraph presumably depicts Bieber Quinn, Leroy Quinn, Sally Ann Quinn, and Sally Jack sitting on a front porch.: ca. 1924 Photograph from an industrial survey report of Fort Bidwell Agency, California. It shows a dwelling; “Elmer Quinn Lookout” handwritten on reverse–this is presumably […]
CA State Prison at San Quentin CA. Photo dated Apr 9, 1930.
In a carrot pickers’ camp, Imperial Valley, California. Woman from Broken Bow, Oklahoma. “Are you going to take my picture, wait till I get my hair combed”.
Church near Blythe, California.
Harvest Festival, Orange, California, 1947
Orange County Fruit Exchange Building, Orange, California, ca. 1970 South Glassell Street looking south down the 100 block from the Orange Plaza Square, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Orange Plaza Square looking toward the northwest corner, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Plaza Square northeast quadrant in Orange, California, ca. 1970 North Glassell Street looking north down the […]
Hoffman Radiator Service, West Chapman, Orange, California, ca. 1970 Contributing Institution: Orange Public Library
Floyd Halleck Higgins was born on May 15, 1886, in Keokuk, Iowa. After graduating from Iowa State College in Ames, he moved to Chicago and western Canada to work in a variety of public relations positions including Director of Public Relations, National Association of Farm Equipment Manufacturers (1922-1926). Higgins moved to California in 1927 where […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Japanese Internment – “It’s wonderful to once again have an address all your own” (1945)
Miss Marlene Morishige tidies up the yard at their home near Selma, California, to which the family has returned from the Gila River Relocation Center. The Morishiges own a forty acre vineyard and declare it is great to be busy again producing something and living in their own home. — Photographer: Mace, Charles E. — […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights – “Outcasts! The Story of America’s Treatment of Her Japanese-American Minority”
Foreword THE question naturally arises, Why is this booklet worth printing, when paper and time are both so precious? The answer is, Because it strikes a body blow to keep the Constitution valid for all, and takes square issue with those who would expurgate it for persons of Japanese descent. It is not an appeal […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights – “Marching Through Selma: A Special Supplement of Documents and Analysis”
The White City The county seat of Dallas County, Alabama, lying on the bluffs of the Alabama River, an important Confederate military depot in the Civil War, today the birthplace and stronghold of the Alabama White Citizens Council, is an ordinary town, a friendly, ordinary town. Listen to the people who should know: “Selma is […]
Ctizens Commttee for the Defense of Mexican-American Youth. While the Rockefeller Committee concentrates on bringing the peoples of Latin-America closer to the United States, what about our good neighbors at home? The interests of cordial relationships between the Americas and the cause of national unity could be tremendously strengthened through special recognition of the problems […]
CALIFORNIA COLLECTION: Civil Rights Speech – “The Economic and Social Conditions of African Americans” (1966)
We live in a racist society. The good who are articulate are few. The bad are well organized and influential. The great middle class between are indifferent or gripped with the fear that Negroes may take their jobs, become their neighbors, and intermarry with their sons and daughters. Only as they can segregate racially, do […]
“Jap laborers and white foremen”. [Japanese laborers and white foremen in a field.] Japanese, San Jose. [Children in street.] Jap farm laborers. Wife and son. [Japanese mother and son working in a field.] “Jap beet workers near Woodland”. [Japanese laborers tilling a field.] “Jap bed”. [Makeshift shelter for Japanese farm laborers.] Contributing Institution: The Bancroft […]
Shocked people in Emporium watch television reports of Kennedy’s assasination. 1963 Creator/Contributor: Peter Breining Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Linthcome killing. Skid marks visible in the 1969 pavement show how the police car occupied by patrolmen Roberts and Faust slid to the curb at a 45 degree angle, in pursuit of Alvert Joe Linthcome. Linthcome ran into the record shop (door to right of Huey Newton poster,) and leaned against a counter some three […]
Bayview-Hunters Point is located in the extreme southeastern part of San Francisco, strung along the main artery of Third Street from India Basin to Candlestick Point. The boundary to the west is Interstate 280 and to the south Highway 101. The entire eastern portion of the neighborhood is the San Francisco Bay and the former […]
Man and wife; Lake Co.; 12 July 1907 C. Hart Merriam Collection of Native American Photographs, ca. 1890-1938 The Bancroft Library. University of California, Berkeley.
Title: Black Panther headquarters, Los Angeles (Calif.) After the battle–Scene at Black Panther headquarters, 4145 S. Central Ave. Over entrance with posters are barricaded, smashed windows Creator/Contributor: Los Angeles Times (Firm), Publisher, Carrick, Jack, Photographer Date: December 9, 1969
As evacuation of residents of Japanese ancestry progressed in April 1942, this sign, advertising a swimming pool, was posted in many San Francisco districts. Evacuees will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the duration. Photographer: Lange, Dorothea — San Francisco, California. 4/13/42
Manzanar, Calif.–While military policeman stands guard, this detachment watches arrival of evacuees of Japanese ancestry at this War Relocation Authority center. Photographer: Albers, Clem — Manzanar, California. 4/2/42
Hayward, Calif.–Two children of the Mochida family who, with their parents, are awaiting evacuation bus. The youngster on the right holds a sandwich given her by one of a group of women who were present from a local church. The family unit is kept intact during evacuation and at War Relocation Authority centers where evacuees […]
Following evacuation orders, this store, at 13th and Franklin Streets, was closed. The owner, a University of California graduate of Japanese descent, placed the I AM AN AMERICAN sign on the store front on December 8, the day after Pearl Harbor. Evacuees of Japanese ancestry will be housed in War Relocation Authority centers for the […]
OIL WASTE ON BARREN HILLSIDE, 05/1972
Japanese-American camp, war emergency evacuation, [Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, Calif.] 1942 or 1943.
LOU DOOLEY, REGISTERED SANITARIAN WITH AIR POLLUTION CONTROL BOARD, CHECKS FIRE AT RODEO GROUNDS, 05/1972
CLYDE KEPLEY, OWNER OF SANITARY LAND FILL, STANDS ON HIS 13 ACRE FINISHED AREA, WHICH HAS FILL DEPTHS TO 80 FEET, 05/1972
OPEN GARBAGE DUMP ON HIGHWAY 112, NORTH OF SAN SEBASTIAN, 02/1973