VIS 43.06.12 Summerhill Riot

Summerhill Riot

Title Summerhill Riot
Photographer Unknown;
Description View of people standing outside a house during a riot in the Summerhill neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia.
Geographic Location Atlanta (Ga.)
Summerhill (Atlanta, Ga.)
Subject Riots--Georgia--Atlanta
Race riots--Georgia--Atlanta
African Americans--1960-1970
Clothing & dress--1960-1970
Corporate Name Atlanta Police Department (Atlanta, Ga.)
Date Original 1966 September 6
Date Digital 2006
Type 8 x 10 in. silver gelatin print;
Digital Format JPEG
Catalogue Number VIS 43.06.12
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 September 6, 1966 a riot involving several thousand people occurred in the Summerhill neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia after Atlanta police shot a suspected car thief.
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