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1970

Henry, Diana Mara

Vietnam Veterans Against the War march on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - Vietnam Veterans Against the War, some carrying guns, march on Boston Common. They are surrounded by an applauding onlookers.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1970

Henry, Diana Mara

Veteran holding up gun at demonstration

Boston (Mass.) - A veteran holding up a gun during a Vietnam Veterans Against the War demonstration on the Boston Common.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1970

Henry, Diana Mara

Vietnam Veterans Against the War carry their banner

Boston (Mass.) - Vietnam Veterans Against the War carry their VVAW banner in a demonstration at Boston Common.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1970

Henry, Diana Mara

Vietnam Veterans Against the War on Boston Common

Boston (Mass.) - A smiling Vietnam Veteran Against the War marches in a Boston Common demonstration. Other Veterans behind him lift their guns in the air.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

1970

Henry, Diana Mara

Vietnam Veterans Against the War demonstration

Boston (Mass.) - Vietnam Veterans Against the War demonstration on Boston Common.

Diana Mara Henry Papers

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