Duke Wilson, pictured here attempting to break into the US Capitol on January 6th, 2021, would later be sentenced to 51 months in prison for his actions on this day.

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Duke Wilson, pictured here attempting to break into the US Capitol on January 6th, 2021, would later be sentenced to 51 months in prison for his actions on this day.

A group of young men watch as the crowd swarms the grounds of the Capitol Building. They stand atop the Peace Monument, erected in 1877 in commemoration of the naval deaths at sea during the Civil War.

A group of young men watch as the crowd swarms the grounds of the Capitol Building. They stand atop the Peace Monument, erected in 1877 in commemoration of the naval deaths at sea during the Civil War.

Thousands of demonstrators gather at the base of the US Capitol Building on January 6th, 2021 to protest the certification of the 2020 election. They make use of the temporary structures that were erected for the pending inauguration of Joe Biden.

Thousands of demonstrators gather at the base of the US Capitol Building on January 6th, 2021 to protest the certification of the 2020 election. They make use of the temporary structures that were erected for the pending inauguration of Joe Biden.

A distinctive member of the crowd at Donald Trump's ralley on January 6th. Distinct not only for his regal garb, but also because the crowd around him was predominately white.

A distinctive member of the crowd at Donald Trump's rally on January 6th. Distinct not only for his regal garb, but also because the crowd around him was predominately white.

A rain of pepper spray falls on demonstrators and police alike as the crowd attempts to force their way into the Capitol Building through the Inauguration Arch.

A rain of pepper spray falls on demonstrators and police alike as the crowd attempts to force their way into the Capitol Building through the Inauguration Arch.


Clad in designer apparel, Gina Bisignano, owner of a salon in Beverly Hills, California, yells out to the crowd from under the Inaguration Arch - the main point of attempted entry on the East side of the Capitol Building.

Clad in designer apparel, Gina Bisignano, owner of a salon in Beverly Hills, California, yells out to the crowd from under the Inauguration Arch - the main point of attempted entry on the East side of the Capitol Building.

Once the outer police lines fell to an aggressive mob, hundreds, if not thousands of people crowded onto the terraces of the Capitol Building, certainly exceeding its intended capacity. Soon there was little room to maneuver freely, and with the added hei

Once the outer police lines fell to an aggressive mob, hundreds, if not thousands of people crowded onto the terraces of the Capitol Building, certainly exceeding its intended capacity. Soon there was little room to maneuver freely, and with the added height of the stadium-style seating erected for the pending inauguration, the weight of bodies pressed in from all sides including above. The political zeal that many felt as they charged up the steps was soon challenged by the physical exertion required simply to stay upright and alive.

This archway was the site of a strenuous and consistent struggle between the crowd and the Capitol Police. As the police pushed further out from the interior, the crowd fell atop one another, resulting in the  death of Rosanne Boyland, as well as several

This archway was the site of a strenuous and consistent struggle between the crowd and the Capitol Police. As the police pushed further out from the interior, the crowd fell atop one another, resulting in the death of Rosanne Boyland, as well as several other serious injuries.

A candid portrait of a participant who came prepared for tear gas at the January 6th demonstrations.

A candid portrait of a participant who came prepared for tear gas at the January 6th demonstrations.

A scene of chaos unfolds as the police line is broken and demonstrators fire back with their own pepper spray, flags, and bodies.

A scene of chaos unfolds as the police line is broken and demonstrators fire back with their own pepper spray, flags, and bodies. 

I took this photo as I was being pushed with a crowd of people who were all falling down a flight of steps together at the Capitol. Too many people had piled in close to the door that the crowd was trying to breach, and as the police pushed back, we all f

I took this photo as I was being pushed with a crowd of people who were all falling down a flight of steps together at the Capitol. Too many people had piled in close to the door that the crowd was trying to breach, and as the police pushed back, we all fell into a heap. I fell onto this man, more people fell on top of me. We were pinned in place for 5-10 minutes as others tried to pull the top layer off without falling into the pile themselves.

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