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1934 International Longshoremen's Association and General Strikes of San Francisco
BANC PIC 1959.003--PIC  
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Produce Market, Food Convoy, No. 1-25

 

1 Produce market, food overturned. July 12, 1934. Ruth Brenner, Jacqueline Gordon (l. to. r.)

 

2 Produce trucks and police

 

3 Produce trucks guarded by police

 

4 Produce market and police

 

5 Produce Market

 

6 Produce Market -- Police guards

 

7 Produce Market - Police guards 7-12-1934

 

Produce Market

 

11 Produce Market - food handlers

 

12 Produce - potatoes on trucks

 

13 Produce market

 

14 Produce Market

 

15 Produce transported by private car

 

16 Dairy goods (eggs) delivery

 

Produce Market

 

20 Food convoy

 

21 Food conveyed by police

 

22 Produce market and police

 

23 Food covoy

 

24 Produce dumped in street

 

25 Meat truck capsized, 7-13-1934, driver and police

 

Food Lines, Food Raids, No. 26-36

 

26 Food raids, 7-13-1934

 

27 Strikers - food line

 

28 Monte Di Bene, butcher (strike food) 7-19-1934

 

29 Jean Ach, Mary Miller (strike food) 7-19-1934

 

30 Grocery store check out counter

 

31 Grocery store - check out counter

 

32 Grocery store shopper

 

33 Grocery store 7-13-1934

 

34 Man with grocery bags in crowd

 

35 Longshoremen eating in dining hall

 

36 [Longshoremen in line at dining hall]

 

Longshoremen and Pickets, No. 37-53

 

37 Longshoremen waiting strike deadline 5-8-1934

 

Pickets

 

42 Pickets - Embarcadero

 

Pickets

 

46 Picket parade, Embarcadero, Friday May 10, 1934 [being led by Harry Bridges]

 

47 Picket parade [5-10-1934?]

 

48 Mass Meeting

 
 

50 Picket [?]

 

51 Picket boat [?]

 

52 Picket boats [?]

 

53 Picket boats [?]

 

Embarcadero Scenes, No. 54-68

 

54 Embarcadero

 

55 San Francisco Embarcadero

 

56 Embarcadero

 

57 S. S. Manukai, loading

 

S. S. Manukai

 

62 Ship's steward handling passenger luggage

 

63 Workers leave Pier 46, 5-9-1934

 

64 Embarcadero

 

65 Ships at Piers - others waiting to be docked

 

66 Ship's crew docking passenger liner

 

67 [untitled]

 

68 Embarcadero, 6-21-1934

 

Police Scenes, Arrests, No. 69-102

 

Arrest

 

78 Police escorting strikers

 

79 Police and tear gas guns

 

80 San Francisco Police

 

81 Police herding strikers

 

82 Police driving strikers along railroad tracks - Embarcadero

 

83 Police surround strikers - Embarcadero

 

84 Police and strikers

 

85 Police driving strikers along railroad tracks

 

86 Mounted police herding strikers

 

87 San Francisco Police and Army officer

 

88 Mounted Police

 

89 Police firing at crowd, Portrero Hill [?]

 

90 Mounted police, Portrero district [?]

 

91 Edw. Hodges (wounded abdomen and hand) 7-5-1934

 

92 Police driving pickets along Embarcadero

 

San Francisco Police

 

95 Auto overturned

 

96 Embarcadero - trucks and police escort

 

97 Military - machine guns - police

 

98 Embarcadero - crowds and police line

 

99 Strikers surging Market Street

 

100 Confrontation between strikers and police

 

101 Strikers column escorted by police

 

102 Police and strikers

 

Warehouse District No. 103-107

 

Warehouse District, No. 103-107

 

107 Warehouse District - truck driver

 

Hospital Scenes, No. 108-111

 

Hospital scene

 

Funerals, No. 112-118

 

112 Funeral of slain men

 

113 Funeral

 

Funeral of slain men

 

118 Funeral - graveside

 

Miscellaneous, No. 119-153

 

119 [untitled]

 

120 [untitled]

 

121 Longshoremen burning company union books after winning short strike against Matson, September 1933 [Same event pictured in :122. Identification supplied by researcher.]

 

122 Longshoremen burning pink books (or blue books?) after winning short strike against Matson, September 1933.

Additional Note

[Note: Source of initial identification unknown. A researcher has suggested that the books would have been the blue dues books issued by the company-dominated union, contrasted with the red dues books of the previous longshore union, the Riggers' and Stevedores' Union.]
 

123 [untitled]

 

124 [untitled]

 

125 [untitled]

 

126 [untitled]

 

127 Civic Center [?] - crowds

 

128 Rincon Hill, 7-3-1934

 

129 Crowds - mostly female

 

130 [untitled]

 

131 [untitled]

 

132 Crowd at P. G. and E.

 

133 [untitled]

 

134 [untitled]

 

135 11 Mission Street

 

136 10 The Embarcadero

 

137 Third Street near Minna

 

138 Strikers surround produce trucks, Third Street near Minna

 

139 Mission Street near 14th

 

140 Howard Street and 2nd

 

141 148 Steuart Street near Mission

 

142 Market Street and The Embarcadero

 

143 "Strike Called Off" - newspaper vendor and crowd at Emporium

 

144 San Francisco - Market Street 1934

 

145 San Francisco - Market Street - 1934

 

146 [untitled]

 

147 Line up of autos at gas station

 

148 Waterfront Strike, San Francisco Press photographers

 

149 Waterfront Strike, San Francisco, 1934 Press photographers

 

150 Railroad yards deserted

 

Locomotive - State Belt Line

 

153 [untitled]

 

Portraits, courtroom scenes, No. 154-247

 

154 [untitled]

 

155 [untitled]

 

156 Group in court lobby

 

157 [untitled]

 

158 [untitled]

 

159 [untitled]

 

160 [untitled]

 

161 [untitled]

 

162 [untitled]

 

163 [untitled]

 

164 [untitled]

 

165 [untitled]

 

166 [untitled]

 

167 [untitled]

 

168 [untitled]

 

169 [untitled]

 

170 Lobby of court

 

171 Lobby Federal Court

 

172 [untitled]

 

173 [untitled]

 

Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi

 

177 Entering Court

 

Thomas G. Plant

 

Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi

 

182 [Harry Bridges]

 

183 [Harry Bridges]

 

Thomas G. Plant

 

Harry Bridges and Thomas G. Plant

 

Archbishop Edward J. Hanna

 

191 Archbishop Edward J. Hanna and Thomas G. Plant

 

192 Mrs. Alta Weinstock, and Archbishop Edward J. Hanna

 

193 McGrady and Archbishop Edward J. Hanna

 

194 Archbishop Edward J. Hanna, et al.

 

195 Archbishop Edward J. Hanna

 

196 Andrew Furseth

 

197 Andrew Furseth, et al.

 

198 Edward F. Grady, Dean H. Grady, and J. L. Leonard

 

199 J. L. Leonard, and Edward F. Grady

 

200 Thomas G. Plant

 

201 Teamster Officials, 7-9-1934. John Stewart, Michael Casey, John McLaughlin, Joe Dwing

 

Harry Bridges

 

205 Thomas G. Plant, and Archbishop Edward J. Hanna

 

206 Thomas G. Plant

 

207 Joseph P. Ryan, and Andrew Furseth, 6-29-1934

 

208 [left] E. B. O'Grady, and [right] Harry Bridges, 7-9-1934

 

209 [untitled]

 

210 Harry Bridges and reporters, 7-12-1934

 

211 Harry Bridges

 

212 Thomas G. Plant

 

213 [Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi ?]

 

Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi

 

216 Signers and Guarantors of June 16th agreement. Seated [1] Ryan [2] Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi [3] Thomas G. Plant

 

217 Signers of June 16th agreement. Seated: [1] Ryan ? [2] Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi, [3] Thomas G. Plant

 

218 Mayor Angelo Joseph Rossi, Thomas G. Plant, and Ryan

 

219 Cushing, Reverend Hanff, and McGrady. Presidents ILA Strike Board

 

220 [untitled]

 

221 [untitled]

 

222 [untitled]

 

223 [untitled]

 

224 [untitled]

 

225 [untitled]

 

226 [untitled]

 

227 [untitled]

 

228 [untitled]

 

229 [untitled]

 

230 [untitled]

 

231 [untitled]

 

232 [untitled]

 

233 [untitled]

 

234 [untitled]

 

235 [untitled]

 

236 [untitled]

 

237 [untitled]

 

238 [untitled]

 

239 [untitled]

 

240 [untitled]

 

241 [untitled]

 

242 [untitled]

 

243 [untitled]

 

244 [untitled]

 

245 [untitled]

 

246 [untitled]

 

247 [untitled]

List of Additions

 

General views, No. 248-249

 

248 [Cityscape of waterfront with ships held up by the strike. Similar to photograph 65.]

 

249 [Abandoned railroad yards. Similar to photograph 150.]

 

Loading and unloading cargo, No. 250-254

 

250-254 [Longshoremen loading/unloading ships. Similar to photographs 58-61.]

 

Goods: rationing and deliveries, No. 255-259

 

255 [Gasoline rationing.]

 

256-258 [Shipments still moving, some with police escorts.]

 

259 [Freight train under steam along waterfront.]

 

Police rounding up longshoremen pickets, No. 260-287

 

260 [Crowd of men (longshoremen?) along side of street, possibly coming out of meeting? (Context unknown.)]

 

261 [Police herding strikers across railroad tracks. Similar to photograph 82.]

 

262-287 [Police herding strikers down Embarcadero. 277 includes an apparent National Guard member and may be from a subsequent day. 273 is similar to photograph 78.]

 

Vandalism, No. 288-292

 

288-289 [Meat dumped in street.]

 

290 [A large amount of flour spilled off a truck. Similar to photograph 24.]

 

291 ["SCAB" written on railroad boxcars.]

 

292 [Damaged truck..]

 

Police Confrontations, No. 293-308

 

293-303 [Police/striker confrontation and violence.]

 

304-307 [Riots at Rincon Hill.]

 

307 [Bystander Edward Hodges hit in hand and abdomen. Similar to photograph 91.]

 

308 [Man being treated for injuries in a hospital. Similar to photograph 110.]

 

Sidewalk memorial, No. 309-315

 

309-315 [Sidewalk memorial in chalk for two people killed in confrontation.]

 

Longshoremen in Court, No. 316-321

 

316-321 [Hearings or booking procedures for the arrested longshoremen, with Harry Bridges.]

 

Protests and Pickets, No. 322-326

 

322-326 [Longshoremen protests and pickets.]

 

Miscellaneous police scenes, No. 327-358

 

327-358 [Miscellaneous views of police activity surrounding Embarcadero district.]

 

National Guard, No. 359-488

 

359-361 [Police Chief Quinn talking with Captain of the National Guard sent in. Similar to photograph 87.]

 

364-444 [National Guard arriving and setting up camp in the Embarcadero.]

 

445-454 [Miscellaneous views of troops and officers in discussion.]

 

455-488 [Miscellaneous views of troops standing guard in Embarcadero.]

 

Memorial ceremonies and funerals, No. 489-495

 

489-490 [Victim's brother standing besides casket at memorial ceremony.]

 

491 [Funeral with partially constructed Golden Gate Bridge in background.]

 

492-493 [Mourners.]

 

494 [Lowering of a casket by officers. Similar to photograph 118.]

 

495 [Military honor guard.]

 

General Strike, No. 496

 

496 [Women in the cleaning and dying industry participating in the General Strike.] [Other images may relate to General Strike but were not clearly identifiable as such.]

 

Communists, No. 497-520

 

497-503 [Destruction and vandalism of communist headquarters around San Francisco.]

 

504-517 [Police round up of suspected communists.]

 

518-520 [Trials or hearings of suspected communists.]

 

Scenes of city: transit strike effects, No. 521-539

 

521-527 [Downtown streets and Market Street with crowds of business people on foot.]

 

528 [Woman measuring level in automobile gas tank. (Context unknown.)]

 

529-532 [Travellers with baggage, perhaps near the train station or Ferry Building.]

 

533-539 [Streetcars running again.]

 

Photographers, No. 540-544

 

540-544 [Newspaper photographers clowning around and posing with cameras, helmets, and gas masks.]