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Associated Press Fiery Scene

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.024 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Newark, New Jersey Type: Photograph Date: 6 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 20.5 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Fiery Scene" dated April 6, 1968 taken by Associated Press. Depicts a crowd of people watching as firefighters extinguish a building that was on fire. Wire transfer information states that fires in Newark, New Jersey had led to 200 people left without homes.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African AmericansViolenceFirefightingPoliceAssassinationsRiotsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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