Photograph of Burned Car of Missing Civil Rights Workers

Dublin Core

Title

Photograph of Burned Car of Missing Civil Rights Workers

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

This image was published in the New York Journal-American covering the disappearance of three civil rights workers in Mississippi. The image depicts the car of the workers being towed, which was found burned in a ditch.

The caption reads: "(JX4) PHILADELPHIA, MISS., June 23--CHARRED CIVIL RIGHTS CAR--The burned remains of station wagon that three missing civil rights workers had is towed from swamp area near Philadelphia where it was found today. Two white men and a Negro were arrested in this car Sunday in Philadelphia, fined and released. They have not been seen. (APWirephoto) (See AP Wire Story) (jab32040stf/jab)1964"

Creator

AP Wirephoto

Date

1964-06-23

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Philadelphia, Mississippi

Publisher

New York Journal-American

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Original Format

Photograph

Citation

AP Wirephoto, “Photograph of Burned Car of Missing Civil Rights Workers,” Subverting Silence: Uplifting Marginalized Conversations, accessed August 15, 2022, https://givingvoicetohiddenhistories.omeka.net/items/show/136.

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