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The Greensboro Four, 30th anniversary of sit-ins, February 1st 1990 [graphic] /

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Creator:Hairston, Otis L.,1945-photographer.
Title:The Greensboro Four, 30th anniversary of sit-ins, February 1st 1990 [graphic] /
Date:1990
Description:

Photograph shows civil rights activists Joseph McNeil, Jibreel Khazan (formerly Ezell Blair, Jr.), Franklin McCain and Clarence Henderson sitting at a lunch counter. The four men are known as the original Greensboro Four, college students who in 1960 challenged segregation by staging a lunch counter sit-in at Woolworth's, Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Photographer credit on back of mat: University Studio, photography by Otis Hairston, Jr. ... This photograph may not be copied without the permission of University Studio.

Types:Photographic prints1990.gmgpc | Portrait photographs1990.gmgpc | Group portraits1990.gmgpc | StillImage
Subjects:Civil rights workers | African American civil rights workers | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Rosa Parks Papers
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.49344