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Police officers and crowds during the Hard Hat Riot in Lower... News Photo1970-1979,Adult,African-American Ethnicity,Archival,Black And White,Caucasian Ethnicity,Conflict,Crowd,Day,Horizontal,Labor Union,Large Group Of People,Manhattan - New York City,Men,Outdoors,People,Photography,Police Force,Politics,Protest,Protestor,Riot,Street,USA,Waist Up,WomenPhotographer Collection: Archive Photos 2011 Getty ImagesPolice officers and crowds during the Hard Hat Riot in Lower Manhattan, New York City, 8th May 1970. The riot occurred when construction workers mobilised by their labour union attacked a student protest rally, which was being held in the wake of the Kent State shootings four days previously. (Photo by Leo Vals/Frederic Lewis/Archive Photos/Getty Images)