Photo Record

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

This photo was taken on the third day of protests when management and police attempted to clear both whites and African-Americans from Woolworth's counter.

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