Watts Riots   August 11 to 17, 1965.Police arrest a man during the Watts riots. My family and I left for a planned trip to Houston,Texas the night the Watts Riots began. When we returned home we found that the riot had progressed within blocks of our home.

Watts Riots August 11 to 17, 1965.Police arrest a man during the Watts riots. My family and I left for a planned trip to Houston,Texas the night the Watts Riots began. When we returned home we found that the riot had progressed within blocks of our home.

Firefighters Patrolling During 1965 Watts Riots | The Watts Riot ...

Firefighters Patrolling During 1965 Watts Riots | The Watts Riot ...

Aug. 14, 1965.  Smoke from a row of buildings burning on Central Ave, , south  of 43rd St., darkens sky during the Watts Riot.

Aug. 14, 1965. Smoke from a row of buildings burning on Central Ave, , south of 43rd St., darkens sky during the Watts Riot.

August 11, 1965 - The Watts race riots in Los Angeles begin a five day siege, culminating in the death of thirty-four people and property destruction in excess of $200 million.

August 11, 1965 - The Watts race riots in Los Angeles begin a five day siege, culminating in the death of thirty-four people and property destruction in excess of $200 million.

Watts riot 1965.

Watts riot 1965.

L.A. COLLECTION:Watts Riots Looter is Shot by Police (1965) Photo by William Reagh

L.A. COLLECTION:Watts Riots Looter is Shot by Police (1965) Photo by William Reagh

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