Featured Collection: A History of Canadian Solidarity
24 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Police had little trouble during orderly week-long civil rights sit-in at U.S. Consulate-General in Toronto.
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Toronto University Students dragged from Consulate steps in second day of demonstrations protesting Selma violence. About 65 students who slept on the steps of the U.S. Consulate on University Avenue all night in 20-degree temperature were dragged or pulled to the sidewalk yesterday morning. Police said they were clearing a way for employees to enter the building.
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MONTGOMERY city (Alabama) (MRX1) MONTGOMERY, Ala., Mar. 18-KING, MARCHERS ARRIVE AT COURTHOUSE--Dr. Martin Luther King, lower left above hat, and several thousand demonstrators arrive at the county court house in Montgomery to protest treatment of previous marchers. The marchers waited in the rain for several hours while King met with officials in the court house yesterday. (AP Wirephoto)(jrt50500stf)
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Clapping hands to militant songs, well wrapped Civil Rights demonstrators settle down in front of U.S.Consulate on University Avenue for cold night's virgil. Many defied police attempts to disperse them during afternoon of singing and pleas for U.S.federal action to support Negro rights in Alabama.
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DEMONSTRATIONS Racial Right Rev. H. R. Hunt (left), Suffragan Bishop of Toronto; Rev. Thomas Harpur, a lecturer at Wyclffe College: Donald C. MacDonald, provincial New Democratic Party leader; Mrs. John Roberts, wife of University of Toronto's Student Administrative Council president, and Dianne Taylor, an Orillia school teacher walk in last night's march
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
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The images in this living archive were scanned from prints and negatives used in The Globe and Mail newsroom from the late 19th century until the transition to digital in the 1990s. With the Archive of Modern Conflict, more than 100,000 prints from The Globe and Mail newsroom have been digitized. New photographs, and their hand-transcribed notes, are added to the subscriber-only feature each week.