Stop the Draft Week (October 20, 1967) 1

During the 1960s 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.

Links and References

Stop the Draft Week, Clay Street Garage (October 20, 1967) 1

  1. Oakland Public Library, Oakland History Room and Maps Division