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Westside Barber Shop protest photograph
Description: This photograph shows Ohio National Guard troops and police officers in a crowd outside of Westside Barber Shop in Akron, Ohio, 1968. The National Guard troops were likely in Akron in response to a civil disturbance, and the soldiers nearest the camera can be seen holding rifles. The crowd in the center seems to be engaged in a non-violent protest. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL05179
Subjects: African Americans--Ohio; Soldiers--Ohio; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Civil rights movements--United States--History--20th century; Protests and protestors
Places: Akron (Ohio); Summit County (Ohio)