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Associated Press Vows to March

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09717.03 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 13 February 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.4 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph entitled, "Vows to March," taken by Associated Press dated February 13, 1965. Image is of Hosea Williams encouraging a crowd to prepare for a march. Williams stands on the right side of the scene with his arm stretched out. Others look on and hold signs, one of which reads, "Stop taxation without representation." Wire transfer information states that Rev. Hosea Williams said they would march to the courthouse "come hell or high water."

People: Williams, Hosea, 1926-2000

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryProtestsCivil Rights MovementSegregationReligionAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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