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Photograph of Woolworth's sit-in; 28 May 1963

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Title:Photograph of Woolworth's sit-in; 28 May 1963
Date:1963 May 28

Photograph from the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; Black-and-white photograph of a group of white and African-American civil rights demonstrators at the Woolworth's store in Jackson, Mississippi, on May 28, 1963. The sit-in was an attempt to integrate the lunch counter of the store. The demonstrators are surrounded with angry customers who poured ketchup, sugar, and other condiments poured on them.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Civil rights demonstrations--Mississippi--Jackson | Sit-ins--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights workers--Mississippi--Jackson | Women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Jackson | Discrimination in restaurants--Mississippi--Jackson | Intimidation--Mississippi--Jackson | Jackson (Miss.)--Race relations | African American women civil rights workers--Mississippi--Jackson | F.W. Woolworth Company | Civil rights movements--Mississippi--Jackson | United States, Mississippi, Hinds County, Jackson, 32.2987573, -90.1848103
Collection:Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Box 6, Folder 14 M319-52, M319 Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers, McCain Library and Archives, University of Southern Mississippi.

Rights and Usage:

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Forms part of University of Southern Mississippi Digital Collections.

Forms part of USM - Historical Photos and Illustrations.

Forms part of the Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.

Forms part of the Mississippi Digital Library.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digilib.usm.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/manu/id/5798/rec/1