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|Title:||J. C. Killingsworth, Fanny Lou Hamer, Unita Blackwell, and others, leaving the table where they had been seated before the Senate Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty, during a hearing at the Heidelberg Hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.|
|Date:||1967 Apr. 10|
Hamer and the other men and women addressed the committee. The hearings were conducted by Senators Robert F. Kennedy, Joseph S. Clark, George Murphy, and Jacob Javits; Javits and Clark are standing at the table in the background. This image was taken for (but not used in) an article ("Senators Told of Poverty" by Patricia James) and photo spread ("U.S. Senators Meet the People") that appeared on pages 1 and 3 of The Southern Courier for April 15-16, 1967. The issue is available online (not on the ADAH website): http://www.southerncourier.org/low-res/Vol3_No16_1967_04_15.pdf
Local identification number: Q31851
|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | Negatives (Photographic) | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Blackwell, Unita, 1933- | Hamer, Fannie Lou | Killingsworth, J. C., 1921-2007 | Photographers--Mississippi--Jackson | African American civil rights workers--Mississippi--Jackson | African Americans--Mississippi--Economic conditions | United States--Politics and government--1963-1969 | United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare. Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty | Economic assistance, Domestic--Mississippi | Poverty--Mississippi | Mississippi--Economic conditions | Legislative hearings--Mississippi--Jackson | Heidelberg Hotel (Jackson, Miss.) | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103|
|Collection:||Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection|
|Institution:||Alabama Department of Archives and History|
|Contributors:||Alabama. Department of Archives and History|
Peppler, James, Jim Peppler Southern Courier photograph collection, Box Notebook 3, Alabama Dept. of Archives and History, Montgomery, Alabama.
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Forms part of the online collection: Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://digital.archives.alabama.gov/cdm/ref/collection/peppler/id/5986|