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SSOC Continuations Committee Meeting

SSOC Continuations Committee Meeting
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Title: SSOC Continuations Committee Meeting
Description: Founding members of the Southern Students Organizing Committee (SSOC) at a committee meeting, discussing ways to organize white students in the South to promote equality and justice for all people. Seated on floor, left to right: Dan Harmeling, Harry Boyte, Sue Thrasher, Cathy Cade, Marjorie Henderson. Top row, left to right: Sam Shirah, Jerry Gainey, Roy Money, Gene Guerrero, Ed Hamlett, Jim Williams, John Shively, Bob Potter, Bob Richardson, Marion Barry, Jr.

Image ID: 24492
April 1964 
Gunter's Studio
City, State: Nashville, Tennessee
Braden, Carl : Carl and Ann Braden Papers, 1928 - 1990
Genre: Photograph
A similar photo taken at the same time was originally published in the Southern Patriot. According to Gregg L. Michel's book "Struggle for a Better South" (2004), this meeting took place in Atlanta GA, not Nashville. (see photo caption, second page after page 166)
Subjects: Social problems
Race relations
Portraits, Group
Civil rights

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