The First Sit-in by the Chapel Hill Freedom Movement, at the Chapel Hill Merchants Association

Created by
Wallace, James H., American, 1942 - 2020
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Date
July 29, 1963; scanned 2010
Medium
digital
Dimensions
H x W: 4200 pixels × 2739 pixels, 32.96 MB
Description
A digital image of the first sit-in by the Chapel Hill Freedom Movement at the Chapel Hill Merchants Association. In the foreground, black and white students lie in the street; in the background are policemen, onlookers, and a cameraman.
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Movement
Civil Rights Movement
Type
digital images
digital media - born analog
Topic
Civil rights
Photography
U.S. History, 1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of James H Wallace Jr.
Object number
2011.11.13
Restrictions & Rights
© Jim Wallace
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51b3c49dc-49e2-4bf6-8ae4-86a479d4309f