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Signing of the Civil Rights Act, April 11, 1968

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Creator:Leffler, Warren K.
Title:Signing of the Civil Rights Act, April 11, 1968
Date:1968 Apr. 11

Black-and-white photograph showing President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Act of 1968, Title VIII, surrounded by a group of white and African American men.

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Local identification number: Reproduction number: LC-USZ62-95480 (9-12) (b&w film neg.); (digital file from original negative)

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973 | African Americans--Civil rights | Civil rights--United States | Signing ceremonies--Washington (D.C.) | Discrimination in housing--Law and legislation--United States | United States. Civil Rights Act of 1968 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
Original Material:

U.S. News and World Report Photograph Collection

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