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Print, Photographic

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Creator:Mooney, Jim
Title:Print, Photographic
Date:1960 Feb. 24

Black and white photograph of firemen using firehoses as crowd control during the Chattanooga sit-ins of February 1960. This was taken on the fourth day of protests, Wednesday, February 24, 1960. Around 5:00 pm that day, police in Chattanooga began the notorious fire hose crowd control tactic that is strongly associated with the Civil Rights movement. The scene occurs on Market Street in front of Burt's Shoes, Robin's, Busch's, Gordon's, a drugstore, Baker's, Kay's, and Haverty's stores. The name "Mooney" is written on the back.

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 | Segregation--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Discrimination in public accommodations--Tennessee--Chattanooga | Police brutality--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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