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Eloquence & Appetite, Black Panthers, 1968, RM Baruch & Pirkle Jones

Celebrate and Protest, Appetite and Eloquence, Black Panther Rallies, Summer, 1968

Bobby Hutton Memorial Park, Oakland, CA was the venue for numerous Black Panther "Free Huey Rallies" in the summer of 1968 that were photographed by SFAI alumni, Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch.  These rallies were Celebrations and Protest; Eloquence and Appetite.

 --Serving barbecue, for families, for protesters. [RMB]

--Kids slicing bread, Peter Coyote recognized this bread as being baked by the radical group he was involved with in the mid-1960s, the Diggers. [RMB]

--Contingent of Sacramento Panthers at an Oakland Free Huey Rally. [PJ]

--Black Panthers drilling before Free Huey Rally. [PJ]

And for a film clip of Ruth-Marion Baruch discussing documentary photography:

With permission, SFAA is re-posting the emails Jeff Gunderson Librarian/Archivist Anne Bremer Memorial Library has been sending out since March 2020. Please enjoy this magnificent archive.


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