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Associated Press Another day, another confrontation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.16 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Selma, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 15 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One press photograph of lines of police and vehicles standing in the street blocking the path of a large crowd of voting rights demonstrators. A caption attached to the photograph reads "(SEX3) SELMA, Ala., Mar. 15--ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER CONFRONTATION-- A large crowd of demonstrators is stopped by a thin line of county police as they attempted to march to the courthouse. They were halted by Sheriff James Clark and told they could proceed on an individual basis if they had voter registration business there. City police later replaced the sheriff's men. A contingent of state police stands ready in foreground. (AP Wirephoto) (JL21115stf) See AP Sire Sty65." On the back there is a pink stamp stating that the Associated Press owns the photograph and the words "Racial Dem Selma" written and circled in blue ink.

People: Clark, James, 1922-2007

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil Rights MovementCivil RightsAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansProtestsPoliceVoting Rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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