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Associated Press The Battle of Harlem

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.27 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 20 July 1964 Pagination: 1 photograph : 20.1 x 25.4 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "The Battle of Harlem" taken by Associated Press dated July 20, 1964. Image is of a Black man crouching behind a car as police officers shoot towards rooftops. Wire transfer information state that police offiers were shooting at residents throwing debris from rooftops.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PoliceProtestsCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsAfrican American HistoryPolice brutality

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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