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Document for October 21st:
"A female demonstrator offers a flower to military police..." 10/21/1967


"A female demonstrator offers a flower to military police..." By S.Sgt. Albert R. Simpson, Arlington, Virginia, October 21, 1967, (National Archives Identifier: 594360); Color Photographs of Signal Corps Activity, 1944 - 1981; Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer; Record Group 111; National Archives.

A quintessential image of the Vietnam war era, this photograph was taken on October 21, 1967 by Staff Sergeant Albert Simpson. The caption reads: "A female demonstrator offers a flower to military police on guard at the Pentagon during an anti-Vietnam demonstration."
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Senate Approval of the Louisiana Purchase

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