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Associated Press Fire in Harlem

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.002 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Harlem, New York Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 18 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Fire in Harlem" taken by Associated Press. Image depicts a building on fire next to a toy store. Firemen attempt to extinguish the flames as people are seen running away. Attached to the image is a typed note that states the fire took place in a furniture store in Harlem.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: FirefightingRiotsAssassinationsDestruction

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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