Collection Artwork
Picket the President
gelatin silver print
Associated Press
paper size: 8 1/8 x 8 1/2 in.
image size: 7 1/4 x 8 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
photographed outside the Hollywood Palladium, Los Angeles, California, United States, North America
Typewritten in blue ink, verso, top left, sideways: ART DEPT. / 1961 NOV 20 AM 4 : [remainder hidden by newspaper clipping]
Typewritten newspaper clipping, adhered, verso, top center: PICKET THE PRESIDENT — While President Kennedy spoke inside, / urging Americans to shun “discordant voices of extremism,” pickets paraded / in front of the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The President used a / rear door and did not see the signs asking for a ban on atom bombs and an / end to nuclear tests.—AP Wirephoto.
Inscribed in pencil, verso, center, encircled: 8 15 [“15” is underlined] / Pickets Pub Sq. [?] / 3 cal [?] / Comp
Inscribed in red ink, verso, top right: Place [encircled] / Calif [underlined]
Stamped in black ink, verso, top right: NOTICE [underlined] [remainder of stamp faded and hidden by newspaper clipping]
Stamped in purple ink, verso, top right: NOV 20 1961 P
Inscribed in red ink, verso, top right, next to preceding date: 14a
Typewritten in black ink, on paper, adhered, verso, top right, sideways: yax 655

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