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Associated Press Running From the Police

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.09 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 19 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 21.4 x 26.4 cm

Summary of Content: One photograph entitled, "Running from the Police," taken by the Associated Press dated July 19 1964. Image is of Black residents of Harlem standing back from police officers. The wire transfer information states that the police were using nightsticks to break up a crowd that gathered for the funeral of James Powell.

People: Powell, James, 1949-1964

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsNew YorkPoliceProtestsSegregationRace discrimination

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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