VIS 43.06.23 Boulevard Riot

Boulevard Riot

Title Boulevard Riot
Photographer Unknown;
Caption Mayor Ivan Allen, Chief Herbert Jenkins on a not so quiet September Sunday Night in 1966 on Boulevard one block north of Georgia Baptist Hospital.
Description View of Atlanta Mayor Ivan Allen and Atlanta Police Chief Herbert Jenkins (business suits, center) standing in the middle of the crowd during a riot on Boulevard in the Old Fourth Ward in Atlanta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Boulevard (Atlanta, Ga.)
Subject Riots--Georgia--Atlanta
Race riots--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--1960-1970
Law enforcement officers--Georgia--Atlanta
Personal Name Allen, Ivan, Jr., 1911-2003
Jenkins, Herbert, 1907-1990
Corporate Name Atlanta Police Department (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original 1966 September 11
Date Digital 2006
Type 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print;
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 43.06.23
Collection Herbert Jenkins Photographs
Related Collections Herbert Jenkins Papers, MSS 546, Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center
Publisher Kenan Research Center, Atlanta History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305
Rights This material is protected by copyright law. (Title 17, U.S Code) Permission ofr use must be cleared through The Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. Licensing agreement may be required.
Notes On the nights of September 9th and 11th in 1966, riots took place on Boulevard in Atlanta, Georgia. The riots on Boulevard started over the shooting of a young African American man, and the following Monday over the arrest of Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee leader Stokely Carmichael.
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