Police officers with demonstrators protesting Girard College’s segregationist admissions policy, Philadelphia

August 2, 1965
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John W. Mosley Photograph Collection, Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, PA.

Police officers at Girard College, where demonstrators protest the school's segregationist admissions policy.

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  • The police officer in the middle is Tommie L. Frye, Sr., my father-in-law.

    Joan M. Frye
  • I am the daughter of Oliver H. Townsend. My father was an African-American male Philadelphia police officer who was assigned to work during the protests at Girard College.

    Sabra Lynn Townsend

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