Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2007.083.001.aa
Description Black and white photograph of African American students during the Chattanooga sit-ins in February 1960. This image shows three Howard High School students sat a lunch counter on the first day of protests. The counter displayed a hand-written sign that read, "lunch counter closed."

The name "Wilson" is written on the back referring to the photographer, likely Delmont Wilson of the Chattanooga News-Free Press.
Date 1960
Print size 4.00" x 5.00"
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 2007.083