Juarez (Ben) Photograph Collection

Title

Juarez (Ben) Photograph Collection

Subject

Chicano movement; Chicano moratorium; Vietnam war protests

Creator

Juarez, Ben

Source

Ben Juarez Papers, C-2016-007, Chicano Studies Research Center, University of California, Los Angeles

Date

1970s

Contributor

UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center

Rights

© All rights reserved.

Collection Items

Fire department putting out fire on Whittier Blvd on National Chicano Moratorium route
A man crossing the street looking towards the firemen and policemen in the background. Two cars parked on the left-hand corner. A crowd of people gathered on the sidewalk looking at firemen hosing down the building on fire.

Fire department putting out fire on Whittier Blvd on National Chicano Moratorium route
No cars parked on the street except for the firetruck that is in use. Two people viewing the scene from the roof on the left-hand side. While people gathered on two street corners watch the fire being put out.

National Chicano Moratorium crowds move back down Whittier Blvd
The National Chicano Moratorium crowd fills up a residential street as they march towards Whittier Boulevard.

Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Two Los Angeles County Sheriffs tightly held their batons at the Chicano Moratorium at Laguna Park. Several police cars parked in the background while a line of officers stand on the perimeter of the park.

Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County officers scattered across Laguna Park as three people who had documented the Chicano Moratorium demonstration. Trash was scattered across the park.

Demonstrators move away from LA County Sheriff deputies, Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators move away from LA County Sheriff deputies in Laguna Park. Crowds are gathered at the basketball court and the perimeter of the park.

Demonstrators move away from LA County Sheriff deputies, Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators crowded together when they moved away from LA County Sheriff deputies.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A group of Los Angeles County sheriff crowds together against demonstrator at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A view of the demonstrators behind a chain-link fence at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff attack demonstrators on the baseball field at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff have demonstrators walk towards the perimeter of Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff and demonstrators running during the attack at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies attack demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators running from Los Angeles County Sheriff at one corner of Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators crowding together at Alma Avenue and Whittier Boulevard corner of Laguna Park. Alma Restaurant and Eastway Market across the street from Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
County of Los Angeles Sheriffs Department Bus arrives on Whittier Blvd. Demonstrators on top of a car and a sign on a car stating "Don't support Nixon's War". Demonstrators crowd on the sidewalk on Alma Ave. at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriffs arrive at Laguna Park. The LA County Sheriff bus parked on Whittier Blvd in front of Alma Restaurant.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
LA County Sheriff on Whittier Blvd. walking towards Laguna Park. The demonstrators crowd at the Whittier Blvd. and Alma Ave corner of Laguna Park,

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff on Whittier Blvd looking at the demonstrators across the street at Laguna Park. The Eastway Market is behind the LA County Sheriffs.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriffs standing at the perimeter of Laguna Park while demonstrators gather at the park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A view of Alma Ave. and Whittier Blvd as demonstrators gathers at Laguna Park.

Los Angeles County sheriff deputies arrive at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriff line up at the perimeter of Laguna Park on Whittier Blvd. Demonstrators filled Laguna Park for the Chicano Moratorium.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Sheriffs are at the corner of Whittier Blvd and Alma Ave. Alma Restaurant is across the street from where the demonstrators are gathered for the Chicano Moratorium.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Participants of the Chicano Moratorium are sitting on the field and talking. A young man in a white short sleeve and cuffed pants sits on the right-hand side talking to another man in a T-shirt and shades.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A young woman holds a snow cone to her mouth and looks off into the distance.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Participants of the Chicano Moratorium socializing on the field of grass. A young girl in the center is smiling and holding a newspaper.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Participants sat and socialized on the field at Laguna Park. A man on the left-hand side laid on the field and holds a newspaper.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
The group of demonstrators relaxed and socialized on the field of grass. In the bottom left corner is a young man wearing glasses, a hat, and a dark-colored tank top.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A man climbs up a light pole at the baseball field in Laguna Park. In the distance, signs hang on the chain-link fence.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A man riding a motorcycle down a residential street. Men socializing on the sidewalk and two other men socializing on a porch.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
The participants are gathered across the baseball field at Laguna Park. A U-Haul truck parked on the far right.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A view of a chain-link fence at Laguna Park. Behind the fence is the crowd of demonstrators gathered across the field.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A view of the demonstrators gathered at Laguna Park behind the chain-link fence. Signs are held up on the far left side.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A man climbed up a park light and held a Mexican flag. A man on the bottom right looked up at the man on the pole.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators standing on the field at Laguna Park. In the center are two young men walking side by side both wearing white t-shirts.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators holding protest signs on the field at Laguna Park. A young man in the bottom center is wearing a white T-shirt with his arm extended.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
A view of a group of demonstrators holding signs. One sign on the right states " Mi Raza Primero" meaning my race/people first. Eastway Market and Alma Restaurant are in the far distance across the street from Laguna Park.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators at Laguna Park, Los Angeles
Demonstrators gathered at Laguna Park some holding signs and others sitting on the grass. One sign that is held up visibly states "Mask Racism: The Bosses Tool".

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
The march on Whittier Blvd. to Laguna Park. Two Los Angeles County Sheriff buses and a LA County Sheriff car lead a line of cars caravaning towards the park. A middle-aged man on the far left wears glasses, a white shirt, and trousers.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
A group of demonstrators crowded together on Whittier Blvd. A man wearing shades and a white shirt shooting video of the march on Whittier Blvd. Beside him are three people taking photographs of the march.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Participants of the march on Whittier Blvd passing Gold's clothing and jewelry shop and Judson's. A banner of MECHA and a portrait of Mexican political figure Emiliano Zapata.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Participants of the march to Laguna Park hold signs. One sign states " we want sons not heroes" in protest of the Vietnam War. A woman wearing a short-sleeved polka dot shirt smokes a cigarette during the march.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Demonstrators on top of a brick building. A man on the building held a camera pointed toward the crowd below. Children sat on the ledge looking at the group of people below.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
A group of people on the sidewalk on Whittier Blvd. watched the parade of people walking towards Laguna Park. On the left is a theater sign showing a film called A Man Called Horse featuring actor Henry Ford.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Center image, in front of demonstrators marching, young man raising flag high in the air, yelling. Location: United California Bank (UCB).

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Participants of march to Laguna Park at the Whittier Blvd and Ford Blvd intersection. Standard gas station on the far left.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Demonstrators at the intersection of Whittier Blvd and Ford Blvd. Woman on the left holding a United Farmworkers flag. Standard gas station and Brand's Coffee shop located across the street.

National Chicano Moratorium demonstrators marching down Whittier Blvd
Participants standing on Whittier Blvd and Ford Blvd intersection. A woman stands on the left wearing a white dress, sandals, and a black hat.
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