Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2007.083.001.v
Description Black and white photograph of a crowd gathered during the Chattanooga sit-ins of February 1960.

This photo was taken on the third or fourth day of protests. A crowd of mostly young whites surrounded a group of African American students in front of the Holiday Shoes and Craig's Red Cross Shoes storefronts. Image similar to 2007.083.001.uu.

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