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Guide to the United Front of Cairo, Illinois Photographs PHOTOS.171

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: United Front of Cairo.
Title: United Front of Cairo,Illinois Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1970-1980
Abstract: This collection contains photographs of the United Front of Cairo, Illinois protesting against white owned businesses in downtown Cairo in the early 1970s, which were in response against violent attacks on the African American community. The protests document the struggle between the black and white populations in Cairo.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet in one folder.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: PHOTOS.171