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Associated Press Confrontation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.07 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 9 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled "Confrontation" taken by Associated Press dated March 9, 1965. Image is of protestors approaching a line of state troopers armed with clubs on a highway. Wire transfer information describes that state troopers blocked the protests outside of Selma, Alabama. There were an estimated 2,000 people who turned back a judge ordered a stop on the march.

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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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