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Students conduct a lunch counter sit-in

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Creator:Withers, Ernest C., 1922-2007
Title:Students conduct a lunch counter sit-in

Students from LeMoyne College and Owen College conduct a lunch counter sit-in. Downtown Memphis. Employee installing sign stating "This counter closed."

The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.

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.

Subjects:Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | African American civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Memphis | Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Memphis | African Americans--Tennessee--Memphis | Men, White--Tennessee--Memphis | Protest marches--Tennessee--Memphis | Demonstrations--Tennessee--Memphis | Signs and signboards--Tennessee--Memphis | Direct action--Tennessee--Memphis | Sit-ins--Tennessee--Memphis | LeMoyne College--Students | Owen College--Students | Signs and signboards--Tennessee--Memphis | Discrimination in restaurants--Tennessee--Memphis | Restaurantshttp://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001428 | United States, Tennessee, Shelby County, Memphis, 35.1495343, -90.0489801
Collection:Memphis civil rights photograph collection
Institution:Memphis Public Library's Memphis and Shelby County Room
Contributors:Memphis Public Library. Memphis and Shelby County Room
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Memphis Civil Rights Photograph Collection, Memphis Public Library, Memphis, Tennessee

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