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Associated Press Her Friends Injured During Racial Violence

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09733.35 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 25 July 1966 Pagination: 1 wirephoto ; 25.4 x 20.1 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto dated July 25, 1966 taken by Associated Press. Image is of a a young girl holding a cigarette. Behind her are four men. One man on the left has his head bent forward, hands covered in blood; another injured man, pictured in the middle, is on the ground; and two other men are staring away from the scene. Wire transfer information states that violence in East New York started after an 11-year-old black boy was killed by a sniper.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementCivil RightsAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansLaborUnionsWorker's rightsPolice brutality

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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