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Boulevard Riot

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Title:Boulevard Riot
Date:1966 Sept. 11

Mayor Ivan Allen, Chief Herbert Jenkins on a not so quiet September Sunday Night in 1966 on Boulevard one block north of Georgia Baptist Hospital.

View of Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen and Atlanta Police Chief Herbert Jenkins (business suits, center) standing in the middle of the crowd during a riot on Boulevard in the Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta, Georgia.

On the nights of September 9th and 11th in 1966, riots took place on Boulevard in Atlanta, Georgia. The riots on Boulevard started over the shooting of a young African American man, and the following Monday over the arrest of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee leader Stokely Carmichael.

Local identification number: VIS 43.06.23

Local identification number: ahc043006023a.jpg

Types:photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Allen, Ivan, 1911-2003 | Jenkins, Herbert, 1907-1990 | 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, Fulton County, Atlanta, Boulevard, 33.763233, -84.371972
Collection:Herbert T. Jenkins Photographs
Institution:Atlanta History Center
Contributors:Atlanta History Center
Original Material:

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

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