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|Creator:||Montgomery County (Ala.). Sheriff's Dept.|
|Title:||Joseph Charles Jones|
|Date:||1961 May 25|
Mug shot of Charles Jones taken after his arrest on May 25, 1961. On May 24, a group of seven Freedom Riders traveled from Atlanta to Montgomery. The next day, before boarding the bus to Jackson, Mississippi, the seven riders and three local leaders were arrested when they requested service at the bus station lunch counter that had been desegregated the day before. Jones' arrest number is 11944.
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|Subjects:||Jones, Charles, 1937- | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Montgomery | Segregation in transportation--Alabama--Montgomery | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Montgomery | Freedom Rides, 1961 | African American college students--Alabama--Montgomery | Montgomery (Ala.) | Montgomery County (Ala.)|
|Collection:||Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement|
|Contributors:||Courtroom Television Network | Smoking Gun Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Collection|
|Online Publisher:||[New York (N.Y.)] : Courtroom Television Network | 2005-11-04|
Forms part of the Smoking Gun Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement Web site.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.thesmokinggun.com/node/7125?page=88|