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United Press International [Photograph of New York School Boycott March]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.03 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 3 February 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 21.5 x 26.3 cm

Summary of Content: One photograph by United Press International dated February 3, 1964. Features Young male and female protestors -- both white and African American -- marching across the Brooklyn Bridge, holding posters calling for the end of segregation and for equal opportunity education. Caption explains that the route went from City Hall to the Brooklyn Board of Education and that 1/3 of the city students boycotted schools.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil RightsCivil Rights MovementNew YorkSegregationProtestsEducationRace discriminationEducation Reform

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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