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United Press International Chicago

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.022 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Photograph Date: 6 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 25.4 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Chicago" dated April 6, 1968 taken by United Press International. Depicts a white Chicago police officer pressing his knee onto the back of a Black woman. Wire transfer information states that he pursued her across the street.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansViolencePolice brutalityRiotsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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