November 9th, 2010
Economic Justice as a Civil Right in San Francisco, 1963-1964
Opening Reception November 16, 4-7 pm
Rosenberg Library & Learning Resource Center
Second Floor Atrium (Madeline Haas Russell Gallery)
City College San Francisco, 50 Phelan Avenue
November 15, 2010 – April 15, 2011
Beginning in 1963, massive civil disobedience actions swept through San Francisco. Demonstrations focused on discriminatory hiring practices that excluded African-Americans from employment equal to white workers and shook the city’s liberal image of itself.
Featuring photographs by Phiz Mezey, this collaborative exhibit presents selections from the Labor Archives and Research Center and the archives at the San Francisco History Center. Curated by Nancy Arms Simon.