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Photograph of United States congressman John Lewis. Standing outside, he faces forward and smiles. The dome of the United States Capitol rises behind him.
A preeminent leader of the modern American civil rights movement, John Lewis led the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the mid-1960s. He has been a U.S. congressman since 1987.
|Types:||color photographs | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.) | African American civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.) | Legislators--United States | African American legislators--Washington (D.C.) | Politicians--Washington (D.C.) | African American politicians--Washington (D.C.) | Domes--Washington (D.C.) | Public buildings--Washington (D.C.) | Buildings--Washington (D.C.) | Men--Washington (D.C.) | African American men--Washington (D.C.) | United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.) | Washington (D.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc. | Lewis, John, 1940-2020 | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871|
|Collection:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
|Institution:||New Georgia Encyclopedia|
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Forms part of: New Georgia Encyclopedia
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