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Associated Press They March in Peace

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.029 Author/Creator: Associated Press Place Written: Newark, New Jersey Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 17.8 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "They March in Peace" dated April 7, 1968 taken by Associated Press. Depicts a large crowd of people marching. At the front of the line is a framed portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., carried by protestors. Typed notes attached to the image states the number of those in attendance of the march, which took place in Newark's Central Ward.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: GriefMarchesAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansCommunityProtests

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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