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Associated Press Marchers Kneel in Prayer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.06 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 9 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 16.5 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Marchers Kneel in Prayer," taken by Associated Press dated March 9, 1965. Image is of a line of protesters praying on their knees. Across from them are statetroopers. Wire transfer information states that the march had been stopped by a judge's order. The march was 50 miles outside of Montgomery, Alabama.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PrayerVoting RightsCivil Rights MovementProtestsCivil RightsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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