Emergency alert screenshot [1]

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Title Emergency alert screenshot [1]
Creator Wittmann, Rachel Jane
Date 2020-05-30
Spatial Coverage Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Subject Emergency communication systems; Civil disobedience; Demonstrations; Black lives matter movement
Description Despite the COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing, demonstrators assembled across the United States to protest police brutality against people of color. Salt Lake City experienced both violent and peaceful protests to demonstrate in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. This emergency alert issued via telephone on May 30th imposes a curfew for Salt Lake City in attempts to hinder public protests. The background image on the phone visible in this screenshot is of a protester taking down the American flag at the Washington Monument during the Vietnam War protests, circa 1969.
Collection Number and Name Utah COVID-19 Photograph Project
Type Image
Genre born digital
Format image/jpeg
Language eng
Rights Holder Rachel Jane Wittmann
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Note The views and opinions expressed are solely those of the author, and do not reflect any views, opinions, or official policy of the University of Utah or the J. Willard Marriott Library.
ARK ark:/87278/s6b90xg5
Setname uum_uc19
ID 1586838
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6b90xg5
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