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Anti-Nuclear Movement - 4

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News-Peace March
People from around the state participated in a local demonstration as "The Great Peace March" arrived in Washington D.C. They had a rally on the steps of the Capitol Building in Olympia, then had a symbolic march down the capitol grounds and a few blocks into the town. The local demonstration in Olympia was sponsored by the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Coalition.
Larry Burnbaum
Photo by Susie Post

Indians, Puyallup (General) - 38

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News/ Puyallup Women Protest Spouse Fishing Ruling
Angry Puyallup Tribe women gathered at the Tribal administration building to protest a new rule disallowing spouses fishing rights. From left, Laura Rivera, Ramona Bennet, Deanna Val Peterson, and Betsy Terrones (holding kids Joaquin 1, and Richard, 2 months). After meeting with the group of women the rule was dropped and the spouse fishing right was restored.
Photo by Dean J. Koepfler

Korean-Americans - 1

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Left to right -- Sin Ja Jo, Yang Sun Yon, Tok Sun Young
Kellman photo

Sin Ja Jo, Yang Sun Yon, and Tok Sun Young hold signs reading, "Unfair labor practice- strike." They participate in a walk-out turned lockout, protesting Path Enterprises on 7717 Portland Ave. The workers had voted in August to form a union, but contract negotiators for the union and the company had not yet reached an agreement.

Labor--Washington--Strikes - 2

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Tacoma Smelter Picketed
Members of Tacoma Local 25 of the United Steelworkers Union marched Monday morning in front of the main gate of the American Smelting and Refining Co. here. Nearly 1,000 workers struck at midnight and shut down the copper-smelting plant as part of a nationwide strike.
Photograph by Jerry Buck

Labor--Washington--Strikes - 4

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Workers picketed Utilities Department headquarters
Photo by Warren Anderson

Striking Water Division employees picketed the Utilities building and other facilities, blaming the bargaining impasse on the Utilities Director Aldo J Benedetti. Photo by staff member Warren Anderson.

Labor--Washington--Strikes - 11

Family members of the striking Tacoma Boatbuilding Co. workers joined the picket lines with signs and singing in support. Two thousand two hundred workers are striking the plant. “Lillian Stevens, Claudia Selby, and Brian Ferguson, 9, from left, sang family support for strikers.” Photo by staff member Bruce Kellman.

A group of demonstrators hold a banner reading, "STRIKE." A sign in the background reads, "Tough times never last but tough people do."

Homosexuals - 3

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A happy trio make their way up Broadway and towards Volunteer Park during todays Gay Pride parade in Downtown Seattle.
Geff Hinds Photo

Three people participating in a demonstration walk with their arms around each other. One holds a sign reading, "United Against Nazis! Radical Women."


Woman and girl riding horses in parade event dressed in Spanish style flat brimmed hats with fringed banner overhead. Puget Sound National Bank can be identified in the background.


Tillicum Tacoma Summerland float in the 1956 Daffodil Parade on Pacific Avenue. People wave in swimming suits and baseball caps with North Pacific Plywood Inc. building and water tower in the background.


Morton Loggers Jubilee float at the 1956 Daffodil Parade on Pacific Avenue with North Pacific Plywood Inc. building and water tower in the background.. The float appears to be a flatbed vehicle covered in daffodils and green crepe paper and is carrying a large log.


Float for the Pease & Sons Appliance Center. The float behind this is carrying an accordion, guitar and piano player and what looks like a man behind a camera wearing headphones broadcasting the event. The second float has signs reading "Gospel" and "Western Aires."

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