Submitted by aadl staff on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 1:53pm
On a hot June night in 1969, over 1,000 youths tried to "liberate" South University and turn it into a "People's Park." On the third night of escalating conflict, city police and sheriff's deputies responded to rock throwing by using tear gas and nightsticks to clear the street. This incident symbolized for many the political and social upheaval of the time.
Frame location: North side of South University in plaza southeast of West Hall (Engineering Arch), facing southeast
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