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Anatomy of a Riot: Buffalo, 1967 by Frank P. Besag

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents The 1967 Buffalo uprising was one of a series of incidents of civil unrest known as the “Long Hot Summer of 1967.” Though preceded by individual events such as the Watts Rebellion (Los Angeles) of 1965 and the Division Street uprising (Chicago) of 1966, this succession of confrontations gained momentum and exploded across the country in spontaneous protest against unemployment, segregation, and police brutality, the most destructive taking place in Newark and Detroit. The Buffalo incident...

Clippings

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents The 1967 Buffalo uprising was one of a series of incidents of civil unrest known as the “Long Hot Summer of 1967.” Though preceded by individual events such as the Watts Rebellion (Los Angeles) of 1965 and the Division Street uprising (Chicago) of 1966, this succession of confrontations gained momentum and exploded across the country in spontaneous protest against unemployment, segregation, and police brutality, the most destructive taking place in Newark and Detroit. The Buffalo incident...

Individual interview transcripts

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3-13
Scope and Contents

Interviews 1-10: Folder 3

Interviews 13-20: Folder 4

Interviews 21-49: Folder 5

Interviews 51-60: Folder 6

Interviews 61-65: Folder 7

Interviews 66-79: Folder 8

Interviews 80-99: Folder 9

Interviews 101-112: Folder 10

Interviews 113-120: Folder 11

Interviews 126-138: Folder 12

Group discussion

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents The 1967 Buffalo uprising was one of a series of incidents of civil unrest known as the “Long Hot Summer of 1967.” Though preceded by individual events such as the Watts Rebellion (Los Angeles) of 1965 and the Division Street uprising (Chicago) of 1966, this succession of confrontations gained momentum and exploded across the country in spontaneous protest against unemployment, segregation, and police brutality, the most destructive taking place in Newark and Detroit. The Buffalo incident...

Lakeview housing group interview

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Scope and Contents The 1967 Buffalo uprising was one of a series of incidents of civil unrest known as the “Long Hot Summer of 1967.” Though preceded by individual events such as the Watts Rebellion (Los Angeles) of 1965 and the Division Street uprising (Chicago) of 1966, this succession of confrontations gained momentum and exploded across the country in spontaneous protest against unemployment, segregation, and police brutality, the most destructive taking place in Newark and Detroit. The Buffalo incident...

Unidentified group interview

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Scope and Contents The 1967 Buffalo uprising was one of a series of incidents of civil unrest known as the “Long Hot Summer of 1967.” Though preceded by individual events such as the Watts Rebellion (Los Angeles) of 1965 and the Division Street uprising (Chicago) of 1966, this succession of confrontations gained momentum and exploded across the country in spontaneous protest against unemployment, segregation, and police brutality, the most destructive taking place in Newark and Detroit. The Buffalo incident...

Frank P. Besag papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 17/F/146
Overview This collection contains individual and group interviews which were used as source material for Frank Besag's book Anatomy of a Riot: Buffalo, 1967, a case study comprised primarily of interviews with witnesses to the events in Buffalo from June 26 through July 1, 1967. Also included are newspaper clippings about the study and a copy of the book.