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On the day of the May 1, 1969, protest, pickets outside the US Court House in Hartford. Several men wear the trademark black beret of Black Panther Party members. Photograph by David Ploss - The Hartford Times Collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library
Hartford Times Collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library
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1960’s photographs from The Hartford Times offer a look back at a decade of protest that focused local and national attention on the civil rights of African Americans, the war in Vietnam, and the inequalities facing women.
“This exhibition was made possible through the generous contributions of individual donors to the Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.”
“Hartford History Center.” Hartford Public Library, 2016. Link.
“Butch Lewis Video Collection Documenting Civil Rights Era, Hartford.” Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library, 2014. Link.
“Digital Collection: Hartford Times (1950-1976) - Reflection of The Times.” Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library, 2014. Link.