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Commercial Appeal newspaper morgue, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries

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sc.0452.01.os_san. strike looters.comb.

Description

Looters at Third and Beale Streets, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 29, 1968. A group of youths had left the march led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Main Street in support of striking sanitation workers and began breaking windows and looting stores.

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6-23-2021

Date

1968 March 29

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Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.

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