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    Press Photographs (32) of Civil Rights Demonstrations. Twenty-five black-and-white press photographs of various sizes capturing scenes from civil rights demonstrations in Illinois, Louisiana, New York, Georgia and Mississippi during the 1960s. Includes a couple of image of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Civil Rights Bill. Most with Agency stamps, date stamps, hand-written annotations and layout marks, as well as printed text labels or press clippings on the versos. Among the examples include:

    Black Civil Rights Marchers Beaten by White Spectators.
    10" x 8"
    Atlanta, July 4, 1964

    State Trooper Drags a Demonstrator.
    10" x 7"
    Crawfordville, October 5, 1966

    The protester is dragged away after an altercation with the Georgia Grand Dragon of the Ku Klux Klan.

    Comedian Dick Gregory Arrested at a Chicago March.
    10" x 7"
    Chicago, June 11, 1965

    The remainder of the examples gives a vivid visual account of the trials of the civil rights movement in the 1960s.

    Condition: All examples very good to excellent condition. Varying degrees of wear, soiling, and toning.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2019
    15th Tuesday
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