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Eugene Harrison and another officer seated in a car during a student demonstration in Tuskegee, Alabama, to protest the murder of Samuel L. Younge, a civil rights worker.

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@ Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130

Peppler, Jim

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Harrison became Tuskegee's first African American police chief in 1968. The murder and demonstrations were discussed in several issues of The Southern Courier, which are available online: http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol2_No02_1966_01_08.pdf and http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol2_No03_1966_01_15.pdf and http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol2_No04_1966_01_22.pdf
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Image
Format:
Negatives (Photographic)
Created Date:
1966 January
Rights:
Copyright, Alabama Department of Archives and History.
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Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection

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Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, 624 Washington Ave., Montgomery, AL 36130