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John Lewis

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Creator:Trikosko, Marion S.
Title:John Lewis
Date:1964 Apr. 16

This photograph shows John Lewis speaking at a meeting of the American Society of Newspaper Editors in 1964. Lewis was elected chair of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1963 and served until 1966. The philosophy and tactics of SNCC underwent a radical shift following Lewis's departure.

Types:black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Lewis, John, 1940-2020 | Civil rights workers--United States | African American civil rights workers | College students--United States | African American college students | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Press conferences--United States | American Society of Newspaper Editors | United States, 39.76, -98.5
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)
Original Material:

Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, U.S. News & World Report Magazine Photograph Collection, LC-DIG-ppmsc-01270

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Courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, DC

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