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Ku Klux Klan rally on the Louisiana State Capitol steps in Baton Rouge in the 1960s

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Title:Ku Klux Klan rally on the Louisiana State Capitol steps in Baton Rouge in the 1960s
Date:1960-1969
Description:

B&W photo, 1960s. Ku Klux Klan members stage a rally on the Louisiana State Capitol steps as a counter demonstration to African Americans and Civil Rights workers. State Troopers and National Guard form a barricade between KKK and crowd. Baton Rouge, La.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Demonstrations--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | African Americans--Civil rights | African Americans--Segregation | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | White supremacy movements--Louisiana | Louisiana State Capitol (Baton Rouge, La.) | Louisiana--Capital and capitol | Police, State--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Louisiana. National Guard | Baton Rouge (La.)--Race relations | Segregationists--Louisiana--Baton Rouge | Baton Rouge (La.) | East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)
Collection:Louisiana Historical Photographs of the State Library
Institution:Louisiana State Library
Contributors:Louisiana State Library | LOUISiana Digital Library | Louisiana Historical Photographs Collection (LOUISiana Digital Library)
Online Publisher:[Baton Rouge, La.] : LOUISiana Digital Library
Original Material:

State Library of Louisiana

Rights and Usage:

Physical rights are retained by the State Library of Louisiana. Copyright is retained in accordance with U. S. copyright laws.

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Forms part of the online collection, Louisiana Historical Photographs.

Persistent Link to Item:http://louisdl.louislibraries.org/cdm/ref/collection/LHP/id/5632