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Essential Lens: Analyzing Photographs Across the Curriculum

Change and Resistance: Civil Rights Movements Across the Nation #1071

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Date: June 10, 1961
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Photographer: unknown
Source: Bettmann/Corbis/AP Images

Caption

A Caucasian woman hurriedly bars the way as Negroes attempt to enter the lunch counter of a downtown department store in Memphis to protest the segregation policy of the establishment. Some 100 demonstrators walked through the street, entering a number of stores in a peaceful demonstration.

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Produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting. © 2015
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  • ISBN: 1-57680-905-6

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