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Associated Press Scene of racial unrest

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.08 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 10 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm

Summary of Content: One press photograph of a map of locations in Selma, Alabama identifying Civil Rights demonstrations in the area. A caption attached to the photograph reads "(NY47-March 10)--SCENE OF RACIAL UNREST--Map locates Browns Chapel A. M. E. church in Selma, Ala., from which Negroes and white clergymen again tonight started a march. A large force of police were stationed a half-block away. Solid line indicates route of Thursday's march, which was halted. (APWirephotoMap) (s42015ar)1965 (See AP wire stories)." There is a black stamp on the back of the photograph which states the Associated Press owns the photograph.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ProtestsCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsVoting RightsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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