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Associated Press Pistol Wielding Police Clear Harlem Riot Area

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.12 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 19 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 21.5 x 26.4 cm

Summary of Content: One photograph entitled, "Pistol Wielding Police Clear Harlem Riot Area" taken by Associated Press dated July 19, 1964. Image is of a scene during the 1964 Harlem Riot. Pictured are police officers running in front of a theatre while other bystanders run away from them. Two people are laying down on the ground.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil RightsCivil Rights MovementSegregationRace discriminationProtestsPoliceNew York

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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