Photograph of demonstrators, led by Reverend James Luther Bevel, Greyhound Bus Terminal, Nashville, Tennessee, 1960 March 03

Photograph of demonstrators, led by Reverend James Luther Bevel, Greyhound Bus Terminal, Nashville, Tennessee, 1960 March 03

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Creator:Cooley, Vic
Title:Photograph of demonstrators, led by Reverend James Luther Bevel, Greyhound Bus Terminal, Nashville, Tennessee, 1960 March 03
Date:1960 Mar. 3
Description:

A photograph of student demonstrators, in front of the previously segregated Post House Restaurant located inside the Greyhound Bus Terminal, 6th Avenue and Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennessee, March 3, 1960. Led by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee member James Bevel, the demonstrators challenged the restaurant with what would be known as the Interstate Commerce Commission ruling to desegregate all eating facilities in rail, air, and bus terminals.

Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936-2008 | Post House Restaurant (Nashville, Tenn.) | Greyhound Bus Terminal (Nashville, Tenn.) | Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) | African Americans--Civil rights--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Nashville--History--Sources | Nonviolence--History | African Americans--Tennessee--Nashville--History--Sources | African Americans--Segregation--Tennessee--Nashville | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Nashville | Demonstrations--Tennessee--Nashville | Interstate commerce--Law and legislation--United States--History--Sources | Activists--American--Tennessee--Nashville | Police--Tennessee--Nashville | Minorities--Tennessee--Nashville | Nashville (Tenn.)--History--Sources | Nashville (Tenn.)--Social conditions | Nashville (Tenn.)--Race relations | Southern States--Race relations--History--20th century--Sources | Sixth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.) | Commerce Street (Nashville, Tenn.) | 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 ; 35 mm.

Nashville Banner Archives, Special Collections Division, Nashville Public Library.

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Forms part of online collection: Civil Rights Online Collection.

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