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Associated Press Troopers in action

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.04 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 7 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Troops in Action" taken by Associated Press dated March 7, 1965. Image is of state troopers removing a protester in front of a gas station. Wire transfer information states that state troopers wore gas masks while breaking up a march in Selma, Alabama.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsProtestsSoldiers and CiviliansVoting Rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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