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Items from "The Valentine Richmond History Center Collection": 14

Rally at the State Capitol

A large rally being held in response to race riots after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Virginia State Capitol grounds in Richmond, Virginia.

Riot Police Arrest Suspect

A group of riot police arrest an African-American man during riots in Richmond, Virginia following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Riot Damage in Richmond, Virginia

Broken windows in a corner store in downtown Richmond, Virginia as a result of riots following the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Protesting Segregation at Woolworth's, Richmond, Virginia

African-American students read as they stage a sit-in at a Woolworth’s in a Richmond, Virginia during the early 1960s.