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Largest Ever Peace March in Humboldt County
by Northcoast Photo
Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:03 PM
Saturday, March 15, 2003
Eureka, CA
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Thousands march against Bush’s war machine and his planned invasion of Iraq. The conservative local daily newspaper, the Eureka Times Standard, estimated 2500 marched. Organizers think there may have been more.
§Pre-march Rally
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:12 PM
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The crowd rallies at the Eureka Municipal Auditorium before the noon march.
§VFP Member Brian Willson Leads March
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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Vietnam veteran Brian Willson leads the march on his hand driven tricycle. Brain is a long time peace activist and a leader in Arcata Veterans for Peace chapter 56.
§Wage Peace
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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VFP Chapter 22 of Garberville and VFP 56 of Arcata follow Brian Willson at the head of the march.
§Native American Drummers
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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Drummers from local tribes march with VFP at the head of march.
§Women in Black
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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Women in Black stood in silence at the Eureka Courthouse as the marchers passed by. A small but noisy group of pro-war advocates could not distract the women-in-black in their vigil.
§Impeach Bush
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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§Axis of Evil
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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§The Black Block was There
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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§Bush Logic
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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§Peace
by Northcoast Photo Sunday Mar 16th, 2003 5:13 PM
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Kids as kids do, had fun during the march and rallies.

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