The University of Texas at Austin
Tear gassing marchers
Identifier: di_09228
Title: Tear gassing marchers
Description: Participants of the March for Voting Rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama were confronted by Alabama state troopers just after crossing the Edmund Pettus Bridge outside Selma. March participants were ordered to "disperse or go back to the church". Minutes later marchers were attacked by state troopers with clubs and tear gas.
City: Selma
State: Alabama
Country: United States
Date: 1965/03/07
Creator: Martin, James "Spider"
Source: Martin (James "Spider") Photographic Archive
Publisher: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Box: 2015-016/1
Folder: Bloody Sunday and Selma - Montgomery Marches, selects, film negatives, 1965
Format: Film negative
Size: 35 mm