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Title
Civil Rights March Broken Up by Police
Date Created and/or Issued
1965-03-07T08:00:00Z
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
Selma, Ala.: Long line of Negro marchers, led by SNCC representative John Lewis (R) and Rev. Hosea Williams, leaves bridge across Alabama River. Alabama state troopers (R) and sign 'welcoming' visitors to Selma, 'the city with 100% human interest.' Fifty-yards further on the Negros were halted by state troopers who used clubs and tear gas to break up their march to Montgomery.
Type
Image
Format
image/jpeg
Identifier
http://digitalcommons.chapman.edu/upi_african_american/105
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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