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Associated Press Far enough

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.13 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 13 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One press photograph of a police officer holding a demonstrator back with a club as the demonstrator links arms with fellow protestors and a woman looks on from a doorway. A caption attached to the image reads "(SEX11) SELMA, Ala., Mar. 13--FAR ENOUGH--A policeman uses a billy club to hold back demonstrators who started off in all directions in an attempt to march to the courthouse in Selma, Ala. today. Police kept the demonstrators hemmed up in a square block area where they have attempted several times to break through. (AP Wirephoto) (JL71915stf) See AP Wire Story 1965. On the back there is a stamp that states that the photograph is owned by the Associated Press and the words "Racial Dem Selma" circled and written in red ink.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: PoliceCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsProtestsVoting RightsAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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