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United Press International Berkeley, Calif.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09717.04 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Berkeley, California Type: Photograph Date: 9 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Berkeley, Calif.," taken by UPI dated March 9, 1965. Image is of a crowd of protesters with city buildings visible in the background. Wire transfer information states that protest took place from UC Berkeley to Oakland City Hall, where there were about 1,000 people present. Protesters gathered to rally against police brutality in Alabama. Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organized the protest.

People: Congress of Racial Equality

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryVoting RightsPoliceCivil Rights MovementProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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