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Associated Press National Guard Reactivated

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.010 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Memphis, Tennessee Type: Photograph Date: 5 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 17.9 x 25.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "National Guard Reactivated" dated April 5, 1968 taken by Associated Press. Depicts National Guardsmen stationed around outside and seated in trucks. Wire transfer information describes that after a five-day occupation Tennessee National Guardsmen had been relieved from duty.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: National GuardMilitary HistoryRiotsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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