Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2007.083.001.kk
Description Black and white photograph officers making arrests during the Chattanooga sit-ins of February 1960.

This was taken on either the third or fourth day of protests. In the left of the photograph, an officer was patting down a young white man. In the right of the photograph, two officers stood with another white boy who had already been handcuffed.

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