This is a general view of the scene where Michigan civil rights worker, Mrs. Viola Liuzzo was slain late March 25, 1965 Lowndesboro, Alabama

This is a general view of the scene where Michigan civil rights worker, Mrs. Viola Liuzzo was slain late March 25, 1965 Lowndesboro, Alabama

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Title:This is a general view of the scene where Michigan civil rights worker, Mrs. Viola Liuzzo was slain late March 25, 1965 Lowndesboro, Alabama
Date:1965 Mar. 26
Description:

Caption continues: Mrs. Liuzzo's car rests (left) against a farm fence where it stopped after running off the road. Police theorized the fatal shot was fired near the bottom of hill at right. -fwl.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Liuzzo, Viola, 1925-1965--Assassination | Police--Alabama | Homicide--Alabama | Automobiles--Alabama | Women--Violence against--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Alabama | Assassination--Alabama | Shooting (Execution)--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Women civil rights workers--Alabama | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Alabama | Homicide--Alabama--Lowndesboro | Lowndesboro (Ala.) | Lowndes County (Ala.)
Collection:
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-08104 (digital file from original photograph)

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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.08104