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Harlem Riots, 1964A police officer confronts a group of people during the Harlem riots, July 1964. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress.

Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1974President Lyndon B. Johnson shakes hands with Martin Luther King, Jr., after presenting him with one of the pens used to sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964 on July 2, 1964. Photo courtesy of the Department of State.

Civil Rights Leaders

President Johnson meeting with civil rights leaders, January 1964 Roy Wilkins; James Farmer; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Whitney Young; and President Lyndon B. Johnson meet in the Oval Office, January 18, 1964. Photo courtesy of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: February 25, 2013