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United Press International Dragged to Bus

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.001 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Social Circle, Georgia Type: Photograph Date: 15 February 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 18 x 25.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Dragged to Bus," dated February 15, 1968 taken by UPI. Image depicts Georgia State troopers dragging protesters. Wire transfer information descrbies that two of 35 black protesters were dragged towards a "prison farm bus." It is stated that this was related to demonstrations against school conditions in Georgia.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Police brutalityRace discriminationProtestsQuality of Life

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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