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Associated Press Police Drag Demonstrators to Clear Street

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09717.02 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Nashville, Tennessee Type: Photograph Date: 29 April 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 14.9 x 19.9 cm.

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Police Drag Demonstrators to Clear Street," taken by Associated Press dated April 29, 1964. Image is of a police officer dragging a Black man by his legs. Other officers and civilians walk around the street or are sitting on the curb. Wire transfer information states that the protests took place in Nashville, Tennessee. Fifty people were arrested for protesting in front of a segregated cafeteria.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryPoliceCivil Rights MovementSegregationProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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