Photo Record

Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 2007.083.001.b
Description Black and white photograph of police loading Chattanooga sit-ins protestors into a police van, February 1960.

This image shows, on the third or fourth day of protests, three policemen directing three prisoners into a police van in front of Stein's. All three prisoners pictured were white.

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