MOVE 1978-1985



John Africa 1978


MOVE house in Powelton Village, West Philadelphia 1978


1978 MOVE


1978 MOVE


1978 MOVE


1978 MOVE


Community leaders during 1978 standoff


MOVE members during 1978 standoff


August 8, 1978 Powelton Village Police Attack on MOVE


Delbert Africa surrenders


Delbert still surrendering


Delbert being dragged by police


Delbert Africa beaten by police


MOVE members surrendering


MOVE 9 surrendering


John Africa 1980's


6621 Osage Ave Roof Top Bunker 1985


Police attack MOVE May 13, 1985


Police helicopter drops bomb on MOVE house


MOVE house burning


Osage Ave burning


Osage Ave aftermath


Cobbs Creek neighborhood, West Philadelphia destroyed


11 dead including 5 children, 65 houses burned May 13, 1985

Ramona and Birdie Africa survived