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Sit-in at Lunch Counter

Sit-in at Lunch Counter
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Title: Sit-in at Lunch Counter
Description: Civil rights sit-in by John Salter, Joan Trumpauer, and Anne Moody at Woolworth's lunch counter. A crowd of people pours sugar, ketchup and mustard on them in protest.

Image ID: 2381
May 28, 1963 
Blackwell, Fred
City, State: Jackson, Mississippi
Hunter Gray (John R. Salter) papers, 1889-1992, 1996-2000
Genre: Photograph
RESTRICTED: Photo origin: AP, Jackson Daily News, photographer Fred Blackwell. Permission to publish must be obtained directly from Mr. Blackwell in advance of receipt of the image. Contact for his contact info.
Subjects: Restaurants
Civil disobedience
Race relations
Civil rights

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