Hot Damn!

1965, 15 min., black/white, DVD 1965 Anti-War Protests in the San Francisco Bay Area Hot Damn! contains unique footage of the 1965 Bay Area anti-war protests at a time when the Vietnam War was escalating rapidly. Harvey Richards filmed the … Continue reading

Vietnam Day Committee March November, 1965

Vietnam Day Committee Makes It to Oakland The Vietnam Day Committee marched again a month after their first demonstration in October, 1965 was turned back by the Oakland Police.  This time the VDC obtained a permit to march through Oakland. … Continue reading

Bay Area Civil Rights 1960s Images

 San Francisco Bay Area Civil Rights in the 1960s “By the early 1960s, the Civil Rights Movement had reached California and the San Francisco Bay Area. Led by students from the University of California, Berkeley’s chapter of CORE (Congress On … Continue reading

Women for Peace Picket Nuclear Tests, July 1962

Harvey Richards photographed the July, 1962 Women for Peace picket at the nuclear bomb testing site in Nevada.   Alice Richards, Harvey’s wife, helped found the organization and with Harvey and Frances Herring made a film about it called Women … Continue reading

Bay Area Civil Rights Actions, 1963

Picketing Bank of America, Berkeley, 1963

Harvey Richards took this Bay Area civil rights demonstration photo in December, 1963 during a time in the civil rights movements when interracial unity was the name of the game.  The Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) conducted pickets of businesses … Continue reading