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Associated Press Police Break Up Demonstration

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.10 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Montgomery, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 11 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Police Break Up Demonstration," taken by Associated Press dated March 11, 1965. Image is four police officers dragging two protestors from a demonstration. Wire transfer information states that the two men were carried off from a sit-down at Montgomery, Alabama.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsPolice brutalityPoliceProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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