Mayday camp in the West Potomac Park.

Washington Star Newspapers1971

DC Public Library

DC Public Library
Washington, D.C.

To the dismay of the Nixon administration, more than 40,000 people from all over the country gather at West Potomac Park by the first weekend of May 1971. The Mayday Tribe, as they call themselves, prepares to block streets and bridges during rush hour on Monday, May 3.


  • Title: Mayday camp in the West Potomac Park.
  • Creator: Washington Star Newspapers
  • Date Created: 1971

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