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Workmen nail plywood sheets to window openings at San Francisco State College

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Workmen nail plywood sheets to window openings at San Francisco State College, 1969
Gelatin silver print on paper
7 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (19.69 x 20.96 cm)


Object Type: Photography
Technique: Gelatin silver Process
Credit Line: Gift of Sally Strauss and Andrew E. Tomback
Accession Number: 2021.17.236


Full Title: Workmen nail plywood sheets to window openings at San Francisco State College where a pipe filled with explosives shattered 18 windows of the Administration Building early today. Police are searching for two male suspects seen fleeing from the building, which was been the stage for several student protests during the last year. The college is scheduled to reopen February 17th for the Spring Semester, February 16, 1969

Commentary
NB: Third World Liberation Front strikes of 1968: The Third World Liberation Front rose in 1968 as a coalition of various ethnic student groups on college campuses in California in response to the Eurocentric education and lack of diversity at their respective universities, most notably at San Francisco State College and University of California, Berkeley.

Marks
With typewritten title and date on recto; with United Press International stamp on verso. SFSC-025

Medium
Vintage Associated Press wirephoto


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