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United Press International Richmond, Indiana

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.028 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Richmond, Indiana Type: Photograph Date: 6 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 20.5 x 25.4 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Richmond, Indiana" dated April 6, 1968 taken by United Press International. Depicts people and police on a street where firefighters attempted to extinguish a building on fire. Wire transfer information states that an explosion in a sporting goods store killed 15 people, and that the FBI would be investigating the cause.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: DestructionRiotsAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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