Witness Testimony of Earl Harris- Dec 8, 1967 (Excerpt on Damage to Business)

Witness Testimony of Earl Harris before the Governor's Select Commission on Civil Disorders on December 8, 1967. In his testimony, Harris describes the destruction of his store on Elizabeth Street by State Police and Newark Police the night of July 15, 1967. Widespread destruction of Black-owned businesses by State Police and National Guardsmen was reported in Newark the night of July 15 into the morning of July 16. -- Credit: Rutgers University Digital Legal Library Repository

Witness Testimony of Earl Harris before the Governor’s Select Commission on Civil Disorders on December 8, 1967. In his testimony, Harris describes the destruction of his store on Elizabeth Street by State Police and Newark Police the night of July 15, 1967. Widespread destruction of Black-owned businesses by State Police and National Guardsmen was reported in Newark the night of July 15 into the morning of July 16. — Credit: Rutgers University Digital Legal Library Repository