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    Press Photographs (13) of Race Riots and Demonstrations.
    Thirteen black-and-white press photographs, various sizes, depicting race riots and civil rights demonstrations, circa 1940-1950. Most with Agency stamps, date stamps, hand-written annotations and layout marks, as well as printed text labels or press clippings on the versos. These images chronicle incidents in Missouri, Michigan, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama and Illinois. Among the examples are:

    Young Black Man Fends Off an Angry White Mob With Iron Bars.
    9" x 7"
    St. Louis, June 22, 1949

    Young Black Man Dragged From Streetcar.
    7.5" x 10"
    Detroit, June 21, 1943

    African-American Men Rounded Up at a Tennessee Riot.
    9" x 7"
    Columbia, February 26, 1946

    Condition: All examples in very good to excellent condition. Only trivial wear to edges and corners.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
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