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Ghosts of Dallas: SMU Protest, 1972

By Jason Heid |
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“Student protesters demonstrate in support of sit-in participants who were evicted from an SMU building,” 1972.

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Original photo: From the collections of the Texas/Dallas History and Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Photo: Ariel Gonzalez

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