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John Lewis and others pray during demonstration

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Creator:Lyon, Danny
Title:John Lewis and others pray during demonstration

Caption by photographer: Cairo, Illinois. SNCC field secretary, later SNCC chairman, now congressman John Lewis, and others pray during a demonstration.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | African Americans--Civil rights--Illinois--Cairo | Civil rights demonstrations--Illinois--Cairo | Prayer--Illinois--Cairo | Public worship--Illinois--Cairo | Kneel-ins--Illinois--Cairo | Civil rights workers--Illinois--Cairo | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African American civil rights workers--Illinois--Cairo | Religion and politics--Illinois--Cairo | United States, Illinois, Cairo | United States, Illinois, Alexander County
Collection:Voices of Civil Rights
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | Voices of Civil Rights Collection (Library of Congress)
Original Material:

1 photographic print : gelatin silver

In portfolio: Twenty-five photographs from the southern civil rights movement / Danny Lyon. Magnum Photos, 1994, no. 3.

Rights and Usage:

LC-DIG-ppmsca-08099 (digital file from original photograph)

LC-USZ62-126567 (b&w film copy neg.)

Publication may be restricted. For information see "Danny Lyon" (http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/089_lyon.html)

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Forms part of the Voices of Civil Rights Exhibit, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005

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Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08099