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Print, Photographic

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Creator:Wilson, Delmont
Title:Print, Photographic
Date:1960 Feb.
Description:

Black and white photograph of African American students during the Chattanooga sit-ins in February 1960. This image shows three Howard High School students sat a lunch counter on the first day of protests. The counter displayed a hand-written sign that read, "lunch counter closed." The name "Wilson" is written on the back referring to the photographer, likely Delmont Wilson of the Chattanooga News-Free Press.

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Race relations | Chattanooga (Tenn.)--Race relations | African Americans--Tennessee--Chattanooga | African Americans--Social conditions | Civil rights demonstrations--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Civil rights workers--Tennessee--Chattanooga | United States, Tennessee, Hamilton County, Chattanooga, 35.045631, -85.309677
Collection:Chattanooga Sit-ins and desegregation
Institution:University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
Contributors:University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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Persistent Link to Item:http://chattanooga.pastperfectonline.com/photo/35E9899B-C1DA-4486-AE16-552448173435