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Bleicher, Kevin (fl. 1970) [Ohio State Highway police officers prepare to toss more tear gas]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09650.205 Author/Creator: Bleicher, Kevin (fl. 1970) Place Written: Columbus, Ohio Type: Photograph Date: May 1970 Pagination: 1 photograph ; 9 x 12.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One photograph dated May 1970 taken by Kevin Bleicher. Pictured are police officers wearing gas masks, and carrying batons. They are standing between a Volkswagen wagon and a bus. A cannister expels tear gas while another officer prepares to toss another one. There are shoes, sticks and pieces of rocks strewn around the officers' feet.

Background Information: Protests at Ohio State University began with three groups demonstrating; a black student protest group, a women's equality advocacy group, and anti-Vietnam war group.

People: Bleicher, Kevin, fl. 1970

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ProtestsStudentsActivismMilitaryPoliceWomen's HistoryAfrican American History

Sub Era: The Seventies

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