Jun 7, 2017
Jun 7, 2017

The county wanted to widen the road in front of my home. They planned to cut down several oak trees, build a bigger bridge and "improve" the area so more cars could get through. To stop them we organized a neighborhood association and hired a lawyer. Com

The county wanted to widen the road in front of my home. They planned to cut down several oak trees, build a bigger bridge and "improve" the area so more cars could get through. To stop them we organized a neighborhood association and hired a lawyer. Community action works if you hire a lawyer. Tri-Valley Area, Northern California

1969–1975

Bill Owens

(American, b. 1938)

Vintage gelatin silver print

Image: 19.1 x 24.1 cm (7 1/2 x 9 1/2 in.); Paper: 20.3 x 25.2 cm (8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Gift of George Stephanopoulos 2016.509

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