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Associated Press Arson Suspected

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.025 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, "Arson Suspected" dated April 6, 1968 taken by Associated Press. Depicts smoke rising from buildings in Newark, New Jersey. Wire transfer information identifies the area as Newark's Central Ward; the number of people left without homes; and damage to the infrastructure.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ViolenceFirefightingPoliceAssassinationsRiotsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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