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Associated Press Steel Store Front Guard Ripped Off By Rioters

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.16 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 19 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 21.6 x 26.4 cm

Summary of Content: One photograph entitled, "Steel Store Front Guard Ripped Off by Rioters," taken by Associated Press dated July 19, 1964. Image is of a steel fence ripped off during a riot. Wire transfer information states that fence was in front of a pawnshop in Harlem.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil RightsCivil Rights MovementPoliceProtestsSegregationRace discriminationNew York

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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