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United Press International Snipers Force Police Withdrawal

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09735.04 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Detroit, Michigan Type: Photograph Date: 28 July 1967 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 27.9 x 20.3 cm.

One press photo depicting a map of where snipers shot three victims during the Detroit riots dated July 28, 1967. Map illustrates the Southfield Expressway, major streets near the riot area and a shaded area where snipers were stationed. Wire description explains that police were forced to withdraw and civilians were evacuated by tanks. On reverse side is a stamp "Received Examiner Reference Library, July 28, 1967" and "Racial/Detroit."

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