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United Press International Washington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.032 Author/Creator: United Press International Place Written: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Type: Photograph Date: 7 April 1968 Pagination: 1 telephoto ; 20.5 x 25.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One telephoto entitled, "Washington" dated April 7, 1968 taken by United Press International. Depicts armed National Guardsmen marching past Black residents of Pittsburgh. Wire transfer information states that Governor Raymond Shafer ordered a curfew to curb unrest following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.

People: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Shafer, Raymond P., 1917-2006

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: National GuardRiotsArmyPoliticiansAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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