Photograph of mass meeting, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, with Guy Carawan leading song on guitar, 1960 April 21

Photograph of mass meeting, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, with Guy Carawan leading song on guitar, 1960 April 21

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Creator:Gunter, Jack
Title:Photograph of mass meeting, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, with Guy Carawan leading song on guitar, 1960 April 21
Date:1960 Apr. 21
Description:

A photograph of members of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and Guy Carawan of the Highlander Folk School at a mass meeting at Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, April 21, 1960, following the bombing of attorney Z. Alexander Looby's home. Guy Carawan is credited with teaching many of the Nashville student leaders the song "We Shall Overcome."

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Carawan, Guy | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- | Alexander, Peggy | Walker, Matthew | Looby, Z. Alexander (Zephaniah Alexander), 1899- | Fisk University | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | Highlander Folk School (Monteagle, Tenn.) | Folk music--United States | Protest songs--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--History--Sources | Nonviolence--Study and teaching--Tennessee--Nashville | African Americans--Tennessee--Nashville--History--Sources | Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Folk music--Tennessee--Nashville | Activists--American--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.) | Davidson County (Tenn.)
Collection:
Institution:Nashville Public Library
Contributors:Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division | Civil Rights Online Collection (Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County. Special Collections Division)
Online Publisher:Nashville, Tenn. : Special Collections Division of the Nashville Public Library | 2006
Original Material:

1 photograph negative : b&w ; 3.25 x 4.25 in.

Forms part of the Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.library.nashville.org/u?/nr,558