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Ledger Enquirer [Religious Leaders Speak to the press in Selma, Alabama]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.12 Author/Creator: Ledger Enquirer Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 12 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 21.5 cm

Summary of Content: One press photograph taken by the Ledger Enquirer dated March 12, 1965. Image is of a group of clergy addressing the press in Selma, Alabama following a march for voting rights.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCatholicismCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsJournalismProtestsReligionVoting Rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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