Photograph of Police with Body of Missing Civil Rights Worker

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Title

Photograph of Police with Body of Missing Civil Rights Worker

Subject

New York (N.Y.)--Newspapers.
Civil rights workers
African American civil rights workers
Civil rights workers--United States
Hate crimes--United States
Hate crimes--Press coverage
Police brutality--United States

Description

The image is a photograph clipping that was published in the New York Journal-American covering the disappearance of three civil rights workers in Mississippi. The photo depicts four white men carrying a black trash bag with a body later found to be one of the missing civil rights workers. One of the men was later discovered to be involved with the murders.

The caption reads: "JKP080505-8/5/64-JACKSON,MISS: A body of one of three missing civil rights workers is removed from an ambulance here early 8/5. At left (with hat) is Neshoba County deputy sheriff Cecil Price, who had arrested the trio on a speeding charge 6/21, only hours before they disappeared. UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL TELEPHOTO"

Creator

United Press International Telephoto

Date

1964-08-05

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Philadelphia, Mississippi

Publisher

New York Journal-American

Rights

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Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Citation

United Press International Telephoto, “Photograph of Police with Body of Missing Civil Rights Worker,” Community Narratives: Uncovering Hidden Perspectives, accessed October 18, 2021, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/135.

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