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Associated Press Times Square Invader Dragged Off

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.003 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: New York, New York Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 23 x 18 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Times Square Invader Dragged Off," dated April 5, 1968, taken by Associated Press. Image depicts two policemen dragging a Black man on the ground by his arm and the neck of his coat. Attached to the image is a typed note that states the man was dragged away because the police believed he was part of the "window-smashing, store-looting crowd."


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: RiotsAssassinationsPolice brutalityViolenceAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansPolice

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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