dc1968

curated project commemorating the 50th anniversary of 1968 in dc

dedicated to bobby r. hale
3 november 1968 & pride inc protests shooting by white police officer

3 november 1968 & pride inc protests shooting by white police officer

#OTD-ish 3 November 1968 Pride Inc. members protest the shooting by a white police officer of Nannie Haskins and injury of Eva Walker. The protest took place in front of the American gas station (14th & Euclid Sts NW) that was owned by Pride Inc. and operated by Pride Inc. employees.

Your comments are welcome below. Did you, family members or neighbors attend this protest? Do you remember hearing about the protest? Do you recognize anyone in the photo? Did you work at the gas station? Do you remember how much you were paid? How were you hired? Did you buy gas there? Do you have any materials from the gas station? You may comment privately here.

Photo source: Courtesy DCPL Special Collections, 2 November 1968. Photographer unknown.

4 november 1968 & howard u students protest tear gassing by white police officers

4 november 1968 & howard u students protest tear gassing by white police officers

2 november 1968 & white police officer shoots/injures two individuals near 14th & chapin sts nw

2 november 1968 & white police officer shoots/injures two individuals near 14th & chapin sts nw