COFO (Council of Federated Organizations?) Sit-in -- US Attorney's Office


The Bancroft Library

The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, United States

Several protesters (including African Americans) sitting on the floor of the US Attorney's office. Various views of Cecil Poole standing and surrounded by reporters. Men carrying or dragging protesters out of the office and building. Tom Miller speaking into a microphone as Poole looks on. Poole standing in an elevator with protesters (social protests, civil rights). [Only selected images have been digitized.]


  • Title: COFO (Council of Federated Organizations?) Sit-in -- US Attorney's Office
  • Date: 1964-06-24, 1964-06-24 (June 24, 1964), 1964-06-24
  • Type: still image, Photographs
  • Subject: African Americans--California--San Francisco Bay Area, San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photograph archive, California Cultures
  • Rights: All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html, Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
  • Physical format: 22 negatives (13 selected for digitzation), mods
  • Link to online source: Calisphere – California Digital Library
  • Language of Material: eng
  • Identifier: BANC PIC 1959.010--NEG, Part 3, Box 208, [06-24-64.03]
  • Collection: San Francisco News-Call Bulletin newspaper photograph archive

Get the app

Explore museums and play with Art Transfer, Pocket Galleries, Art Selfie, and more

Flash this QR Code to get the app
Google apps