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United Press International Pittsburgh, PA

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09740.033 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, "Pittsburgh, PA" dated April 7, 1968 taken by United Press International. Depicts two white police officers pushing a Black man towards a police van. Wire transfer information states that a "scuffle broke out during a parade honoring Dr. Martin Luther King."

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

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Police brutalityProtestsAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansGriefAssassinations

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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