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Title
Black Panthers Battle with Police
Date Created and/or Issued
1969-12-08T08:00:00Z
Publication Information
Chapman University Digital Commons
Contributing Institution
Chapman University, Frank Mt. Pleasant Library of Special Collections and Archives
Collection
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980
Rights Information
copyrighted
UPI retains the copyright on all photographs. Permission to use photographs must be obtained from United Press International.
Description
Los Angeles: The Black Panthers were well prepared when they began their 5-hour gun battle with police. They not only had automatic rifles, but had turned their headquarters building into a fortress by sandbagging the windows and doors. Three police officers and two others were wounded in the battle.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/220
Subject
African Americans
History
United States
Prejudice
Desegregation
Civil rights movement
Black Panthers
African American Studies
United States History
Source
UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

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