Institute of Industrial Relations Watts Photographs

Title

Institute of Industrial Relations Watts Photographs

Date

circa 1965

Description

Institute of Industrial Relations of the University of California pre and post "Riots" photographs

Creator

Institute of Industrial Relations of the University of California, Los Angeles, now the UCLA Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

Contributor

Donated by Dr. Robert Singleton, professor of economics at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA

Graffitied wall in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots." Wall with graffiti that appears to say, "Decenders [sic]" and "Big Watts."

Graffitied wall in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Wall with graffiti that appears to say, "Cool," "YXM," "Ronnie W.," "George."

Graffitied wall in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Wall with graffiti some of which appears to say, "Jesus saves" and "El Tweety CXS R."

Woman walking in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Woman walking past "Wesley A. Russ[?] Attorney at Law" office.

House in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Man works on law mower outside of house.

Storefront in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Dilapidated storefront with boarded up windows and graffiti.

House and business in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Dilapidated house with sign in front that reads, "Trading Post," "Moving Hauling" and "Inquire across st."

Boy on scooter in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Young boy riding scooter.

House in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” Dilapidated house and fence. Writing on fence reads, "Keep out. Big Dogs in here."

Broken business sign in pre "riots" Watts
Watts neighborhood prior to the “Riots.” A broken business sign that seems to read, "Money to Loan."

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