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The notes transcribed from the back of this photograph are as follows: 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. The notes written and typed on the back of this photograph, from the time it was printed, are as follows: 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.March 11, 1965,John McNeill transparent
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March 11, 1965
PRINTED IN THE GLOBE AND MAIL
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Scanned from a print, and later selected by the National Gallery for its Cutline exhibition
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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.
John McNeill / The Globe and Mail
53 YEARS AGOIN NEWS
Lester B. Pearson was Prime Minister
The Liberals were in power
Lyndon B. Johnson was President

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