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Associated Press Freedom March On Capitol

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.09 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Montgomery, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 10 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Freedom March On Capitol" taken by Associated Press dated March 10, 1965. Image is of students on a city street surrounded by state troopers, officials, and reporters in front of the Alabama State Capitol Building in Montgomery. Wire transfer information states that the students and faculty of the Tuskegee Institute staged a march at the Alabama State Capitol.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsProtestsSoldiers and Civilians

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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