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Boulevard Riot

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Title:Boulevard Riot
Date:1966 Sept. 11

Boulevard Area

View of police officers and reporters during a riot on Boulevard in the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.

The Boulevard Riots took place on the 9th and 11th of September 1966 following the Summerhill Race Riots of the 6th. The Boulevard Riots started over the shooting of a young African American man, and the following Monday over the arrest of SNCC leader Stokley Carmichael, who had instigated the Summerhill Race Riot.

Local identification number: VIS 43.06.22

Local identification number: ahc043006022a.jpg

Types:photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Riots--Georgia--Atlanta | Events--Georgia--Atlanta | Race riots--Georgia--Atlanta | African Americans--1960-1970 | Mayors--Georgia--Atlanta | Hats--1960-1970 | Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta | Uniforms--1960-1970 | Crowds--Georgia--Atlanta | Rifles | Radios | Smoking--Georgia--Atlanta | Atlanta Police Department (Atlanta, Ga.) | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798 | United States, Georgia, Atlanta, Boulevard, 33.763233, -84.371972
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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