During the 1960's protests against the Vietnam War took place all across the nation. The first Stop the Draft Week in Oakland, California, started at the Oakland Army Induction Center on Clay Street in October 1967. Thousands of protestors took to the streets, with many arrests, including singer and peace activist Joan Baez.
Learn more in the articles below.
- Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division 1
- Stop The Draft Protests Oakland, CA, Oct and Dec, 1967 YouTube video
- BBC ON THIS DAY | 20 | 1967: Thousands join anti-war movement
- Stop the Draft, December, 1967 Harvey Richards Media Archive
- Opposition to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War Wikipedia
Oakland Draft Riots Corvallis Community Pages
stop the draft week - OMCA COLLECTION
Lessons of Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago48hills.org/2017/09/26/lessons-from-stop-the-draft-week-50-years-ago/