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Associated Press Taking Cover

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.24 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 20 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 25.3 x 20.4 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Taking Cover" taken by Associated Press dated July 20, 1964. Image is of a police officer crouching behind a car. He is pointing a gun. Wire transfer information states that debris was thrown at officers from tenement houses in Harlem.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PoliceCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsAfrican American HistoryProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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