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1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Protesters supporting Sacco and Vanzetti marching in front of the Massachusetts State House

Boston (Mass.) - Protesters picketing on the sidewalk in front of State House in Boston.

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair selling a copy of his novel Oil! during censorship hearings, standing next to a police box and wearing a sandwich board reading 'Oil!... fig leaf edition'

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1967 Oct. 16

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Raymond Mungo speaking at antiwar rally

Boston (Mass.) - Mungo at microphone, unidentified person behind holding placard reading "UMB Veterans against the war." Taken during a resistance rally and draft card burning on the Boston Common and Arlington Stree Church. See item muph009-v04a-sl073-i032 in the Peter Simon Papers.

Raymond Mungo Papers

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair and supporter (possibly his son David)M protesting at censorship hearings for his novel Oil!, wearing sandwich boards reading 'Oil!... fig leaf edition' and '...banned by Boston censor'

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair and supporters (including son David?) protesting at censorship hearings for his novel Oil!: showing back side of sandwich boards protesting censorship

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair and supporters outside public hearing on censorship of his novel Oil!

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1927

Blackington, Alton H.

Upton Sinclair at public hearing on censorship of his novel Oil!, selling copies and wearing a sandwich board reading 'Oil! Upton Sinclair's Fig Leaf edition'

Boston (Mass.) - "Pictured selling 150 promotional copies of a censored 'fig-leaf' version of his book Oil! on Tremont and Boylston Streets in Boston for $2 per copy. Large fig leaves were printed over Sinclair's text relating a sex scene in a motel, which Boston censors found objectionable. Fig-leaf sign the protester is wearing reads "Oil! Guaranteed 100% pure under Boston Law". Two years later, S... more

Alton H. Blackington Collection

1969 Nov. 4

Simon, Peter, 1947-

MIT war research demonstration: demonstrators in front of the Hermann Building

Cambridge (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "MIT demonstration." Taken during a demonstration led by the November Action Coalition to protest research conducted at MIT to support the Vietnam War effort.

Peter Simon Collection

1970 Apr. 15

Simon, Peter, 1947-

Protesters arguing Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam protest on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled "April 15 Moratorium (a few goodies); Abbie Hoffman double exposed." Photos of massive antiwar protests on Boston Common sponsored by the Massachusetts Moratorium Committee and the Student Mobilization Committee.

Peter Simon Collection

1967 Sept. 20

Simon, Peter, 1947-

UFOWC grape pickers strike at Stop and Shop: BU News reporter Paul Trowbridge approaching a protestor

Boston (Mass.) - From a series of photographs labeled, "grape pickers at Stop and Shop." Taken at a protest organized by members of the United Farm Workers Organizing Committee and Harvard student Alan Moonves.

Peter Simon Collection