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Print, Photographic

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

Black and white photograph of a crowd around a lunch counter during the February 1960 Chattanooga sit-ins. Howard High School Students sat at a department store lunch counter on the second day of sit-ins, at what appears to have been S.H. Kress, located at 706 Market Street. The boys talk among themselves while the two girls glance at the camera with serious looks on their faces. One girl has a schoolbook open and the boy next to her grasps his tightly. One boy sits with a pile of books and another idly moves around an empty ketchup bottle. 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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