National Guardsman Gary Ciko checks on buildings for snipers on the first day of the 1967 riot in Detroit, Michigan.
1967 Detroit Free Press file photo by Tony Spina Chief Photographer -- Aerial of 12th street in Detroit during the 1967 riots.
Burned out shells are all that remain of former houses and businesses in the area of the Detrot, Michigan race riot in 1967.
Algiers Motel floor plan
A city burns. Municipal leaders were shocked on July 23, 1967 when a raid on a blind pig sparked a riot in which 43 died.
Riot - Detroit 1967 Detroit Riot July 23, 1967 Aerial 1967 Race Riot
Race Riot Detroit 1967
Special to the Philadelphia Inquirer--Detroit Riots--Twelfth Street is pictured under a cloud of smoke during the rioting in 1967.Errant flames of the 1967 riot swept into residential sections destroying solid homes of longtime residents. Among them was the family of Barata Bey, whose Euclid Avenue home was totally destroyed.
The charred remains of a building destroyed in the 1967 riot-stark symbol of a city's sickness.
Detroit Riot of 1967.
Detroit Riot - 1967
Race Riots Detroit 1967 Civic Action office on same floor across hall from Blind Pig.
A group of men get fuel during the Detroit Riots of 1967.
A woman digs through rubble after the 1967 Detroit riots.
Riot - Detroit, 1967
1967 Detroit riot
Bullet holes in a building during the 1967 Detroit riot. ORIGINAL CAPTION: 12th street Detroit Riot
1967 Detroit Riot
A lady pictured during The Detroit riot which took place in the early morning hours of Sunday, July 23, 1967.
1967 Detroit Free Press file photo by Tony Spina Chief Photographer -- Troops on Linwood Ave in Detroit, Michigan during the July 1967 riots.
A group of protesters during the 1967 Detroit riots.
Det. Riot, July 23, 1967
Mrs. Virginia Clay, Race riots, Detroit 1967
Riot - Detroit 1967
Race Riots, Detroit 1967
Algiers Motel Detroit
Detroit Mayor Jerome Cavanagh speaks to a young man on Detroit 's east side two months after the Detroit riots in July of 1967. The young man tells the mayor the rubble had been a five and ten cent store. /rm ORIGINAL CAPTION: Mayor cavanagh his was once a busy block on Detroit's East side ,the young outlooker had told this rubble had been a five and ten cent store
Pingree Street in Detroit burns during rioting in 1967
Detroit Riot 1967, National Guard arriving on Lynwood in Detroit. Tony Spina/Detroit Free Press
1967 Riots. Race riot-Detroit. Free Press photo by Ira Rosenberg
Looted store on Harper near Van Dyke.Riot- Detroit 1967
A few pieces of brick walls are all that's left of a neighborhood after the Detroit race riots.