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Summerhill Riot

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Creator:Atlanta Police Department
Title:Summerhill Riot
Date:1966 Sept. 6

Capitol + Ormond Area [an individual identified by Atlanta police as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee is pictured on the right. See information written on back of image.]

View of Atlanta police and reporters near a crowd of people, including an individual identified as a member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee during a riot in the Summerhill neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia.

On September 6, 1966 a riot involving several thousand people occurred in the Summerhill neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia after Atlanta police shot a suspected car thief.

Local identification number: VIS 43.06.18

Local identification number: ahc043006018a.jpg

Types:photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Riots--Georgia--Atlanta | Events--Georgia--Atlanta | Race riots--Georgia--Atlanta | Riot control--Georgia--Atlanta | Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta | Police--Georgia--Atlanta | Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta | Uniforms--1960-1970 | Rifles | Women--1960-1970 | African Americans--1960-1970 | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Atlanta Police Department (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, Summerhill, 33.7378846, -84.384371
Collection:Herbert T. Jenkins Photographs
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

Herbert Jenkins Photographs, Atlanta History Center

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Related Materials:

Herbert Jenkins Papers, MSS 546, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center

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