Memphis Sanitation Workers' Strike, 1968
Memphis Search for Meaning Committee records, Special Collections Department, University of Memphis Libraries
Looter in an unidentified store, Memphis, Tennessee, on March 28, 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. This image was published in a Kansas City newspaper.
1968 March 28
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Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968.