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  • Collection: The Buildup: 1968-1985

Despite reaching an agreement with the city about vacating the property they were using as headquarters, MOVE backed out of their end of the deal. Police arrived at MOVE's headquarters early in the morning of August 8, 1978 with the intent of…

Philadelphia Police and Firefighters take cover during a shootout with MOVE on August 8, 1978. Police arrived that morning to serve arrest warrants for several members of MOVE. What ensued was a violent shootout, the first armed confrontation between…

MOVE members stand in front of their headquarters in the Powelton Village section of West Philadelphia brandishing weapons and speaking their message over a megaphone. Part of MOVE's methodology was to be loud and unhygenic to the point where…
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