- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- John Lewis
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- Civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.)
African American civil rights workers--Washington (D.C.)
African American legislators--Washington (D.C.)
African American politicians--Washington (D.C.)
Public buildings--Washington (D.C.)
African American men--Washington (D.C.)
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
- Lewis, John, 1940-2020
- United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.89511, -77.03637
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- A preeminent leader of the modern American civil rights movement, John Lewis led the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the mid-1960s. He has been a U.S. congressman since 1987.
Photograph of United States congressman John Lewis. Standing outside, he faces forward and smiles. The dome of the United States Capitol rises behind him.
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- Courtesy of United States House of Representatives
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Forms part of: New Georgia Encyclopedia
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- New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project)