|Clip Title||Seattle Urban League, contractor demonstration at University of Washington, 1969 |
|Clip Summary||Central Contractors Association minority hiring protest at a construction site on the University of Washington campus, Seattle; crowd pushes bulldozer into a pit; police clash with protestors; Seattle Urban League director Jerome Page comments on events |
|Duration||2 min., 2 sec. |
|Digital Format||Video |
|Original Source Title||Seattle Urban League Presents Report: 1969 Seattle |
|Original Source Summary||Coverage of imporant Seattle Urban League issues in 1969 including the assassination of Edwin Pratt, construction site and campus protests, presentation of first Edwin T. Pratt award to Tyree Scott, discussions about housing, jobs, Urban League projects. |
|Participants/Performers||Page, Jerome W. 1935- |
|Notes||Meeting at beginning of clip possibly held at St. Peter Claver Center|
Central Contractor's Association spokesperson was Tyree Scott, future founder of United Construction Workers Association (UCWA) See: http://depts.washington.edu/civilr/ucwa_history.htm
UW construction site confrontation in clip probably dating from 9/16-9/23/1969. Details available at: http://faculty.washington.edu/gregoryj/civilrights/ucwa_timeline.pdf
Jerome W. Page, deputy director of the Seattle Urban League under Edwin Pratt, became its executive director in May 1969. He served until 1979, when he transferred to become president of the Washington, D.C., affiliate of the Urban League.
Title of clip supplied by cataloger.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Student protesters--Washington (State)--Seattle|
Civil rights demonstrations--Washington (State)--Seattle
Page, Jerome W.
Seattle Urban League
African Americans--Washington (State)--Seattle
University of Washington
|Genres (LCSH)||Sponsored films|
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)--Seattle |
|Date Created||1969 |
|Digital Collection||Special Collections Moving Image Collection |
|Order Number||MV0015 |
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division |
|Repository Collection||Seattle Urban League Photograph and Film Collection, PhColl 625, VC 45 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Digital streaming QuickTime video file made from DVCAM master copy by Gavin Sisk at UW Health Sciences Academic Services & Facilities on 04/06/2005, using Final Cut Pro v.3.5 for Mac |
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