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|Title:||Fannie Lou Hamer sitting down at a table before the Senate Subcommittee on Employment, Manpower, and Poverty, during a hearing at the Heidelberg Hotel in Jackson, Mississippi.|
|Date:||1967 Apr. 10|
Local identification number: Q31864
Unita Blackwell walking up behind her, and J. C. Killingsworth is seated at the far end of the table. The group spoke during the hearing, which was conducted by Senators Robert F. Kennedy, Joseph S. Clark, George Murphy, and Jacob Javits. 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
|Types:||Black-and-white photographs | StillImage | Negatives (Photographic)|
|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.) | Jackson (Miss.) | Hinds County (Miss.)|
|Collection:||Jim Peppler Southern Courier Photograph Collection|
|Institution:||Alabama Department of Archives and History|
|Contributors:||Alabama. Dept. of Archives and History|
|Online Publisher:||Montgomery, Ala. : Alabama Dept. of Archives and History | 2009|
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/photo/id/15846|