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Associated Press Equality in Harlem

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.14 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 19 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 22.5 x 26.3 cm

One photograph entitled, "Equality in Harlem" taken by Associated Press dated July 19, 1964. Image is of a barricade blocking residents on the corner of 7th Avenue and W. 133rd Street. Wire transfer information states that the barricade was an attempt to prevent further violence from riots.

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