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- Alabama Media Group Collection
- Fourteen-year-old white boy riding his bicycle beside marchers in Jackson, Mississippi, near the end of the March Against Fear begun by James Meredith.
- Jones, Ed
- Montgomery, Ala. : Alabama. Department of Archives and History
- Date of Original:
- African Americans--Civil rights
Civil rights demonstrations
- United States, Alabama, 32.75041, -86.75026
- negatives (photographs)
- A sign on the handlebars reads, "Support Your Local Fuzz"; a sign on the back of the bike (not visible here) reads, "We support Jackson Bluebellies." The boy rode around in front of the marchers for about six blocks. The March Against Fear began on June 5 in Memphis. Meredith was injured by gunshots shortly after setting out, and he was not able to rejoin the march until June 25.
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- IIIF manifest:
- Additional Rights Information:
- Copyright, Alabama Department of Archives and History. Donated by the Alabama Media Group, http://www.alabamamediagroup.com
- Original Collection:
- Birmingham News
Alabama Media Group
Alabama Media Group Collection
- Contributing Institution:
- Alabama. Department of Archives and History