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Associated Press Civil Rights Marchers Swarm On the Capitol

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09734.20 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Montgomery, Alabama Type: Photograph Date: 26 March 1965 Pagination: 1 photograph : b&w ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm

Summary of Content: One wirephoto entitled, "Civil Rights Marchers Swarm On the Capitol," taken by Associated Press dated March 26, 1965. Image is of a crowd in front of the Alabama State Capitol on the final day of the Selma to Montgomery march. Wire transfer information states that state troopers were blocking the protestors from the steps of the capitol.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsProtestsPoliceVoting Rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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