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Protest by ministers

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Title:Protest by ministers
Date:1960 Apr. 4

Picket line in front of F.W. Woolworth store in New York City, April 14, 1960, in protest of the store's lunch counter segregation at southern branches in its chain. The pickets, majority of whom are ministers, were sponsored by church committee on Woolworth policies in cooperation with the Congress of Racial Equality.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Congress of Racial Equality | Civil rights demonstrations--New York (State)--New York | Picketing--New York (State)--New York | Signs and signboards--New York (State)--New York | Clergy--New York (State)--New York | Christians--Political activity | Religion and politics | F.W. Woolworth Company | Segregation--Southern States | Restaurants--Southern States | Civil rights workers--New York (State)--New York | Discrimination in restaurants--Southern States | Picketing--New York (State)--New York | New York (N.Y.)
Collection:Voices of Freedom: The Virginia Civil Rights Movement
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:[Washington, D.C.] : Library of Congress | 2005
Original Material:

1 photographic print

Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Rights and Usage:

LC-DIG-ppmsca-08096 (digital file from original photograph)

LC-USZ62-115078 (b&w film copy neg.)

Publication may be restricted. For information see "New York World-Telegram & ...," (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/076_nyw.html)

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Exhibited: Voices of Civil Rights, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005.

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08096