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Washington D.C. riot. April 1968. Aftermath

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Creator:Leffler, Warren K.
Title:Washington D.C. riot. April 1968. Aftermath
Date:1968 Apr. 8

Photograph showing a soldier standing guard in a Washington, D.C., street with the ruins of buildings that were destroyed during the riots that followed the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Assassination | African Americans--Civil rights--Washington (D.C.) | Race riots--Washington (D.C.) | Ruined buildings--Washington (D.C.) | Soldiers--Washington (D.C.) | Washington (D.C.)--Race relations | Riots--Washington (D.C.) | Assassination--Tennessee--Memphis | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871
Collection:Voices of Civil Rights
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)
Original Material:

1 negative : film

Forms part of: U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

LC-U9-18949-12 (b&w film neg.)

LC-DIG-ppmsca-04301 (digital file from original)

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Related Materials:

Exhibited: Voices of Civil Rights, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.04301