Creators

Sam Melhorn

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Source Collection

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

Identifier

sc.0452.01.052_002.006

Description

Police in riot gear along Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 29, 1968. The W.C. Handy statue is in the foreground.

Date Created

12-3-2021

Date

1968-03-29

Keywords

Sanitation Workers' Strike, 1968; Civil rights demonstrations -- Tennessee -- Memphis

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