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African American beachgoers at Carson Beach in South Boston
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[Carson Beach in August, 1977]
Original Airdate: 8/3/1977

Length: 00:19:40
Item Type: newstape - original footage


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Description : Abstract
African American beachgoers are escorted onto Carson Beach in South Boston by Metropolitan District Commission (MDC) police officers. Officers are posted on the beach, forming a ring around the African American beachgoers. Police officers station themselves at the edge of the water as African American children play. Police officers line up near the recreation building, observing the action on the beach. Three MDC police boats patrol the water. Three white males are escorted from the beach. White beachgoers stand around, observing the scene.

Format : Tape 16   Barcode   
3/4" cassette 77082 
VHS cassette 77070 
Betacam cassette 67408 
digital betacam cassette 76315 

Subject : Keywords
Beaches
Police - Arrests
Police patrol
Race relations

Subject : Corporate Names (Organization names)
MDC (Metropolitan District Commission) Police Department

Subject : Geographic Locations
South Boston (Boston, Mass.)

Type : Genre
News - Unedited



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