1961 arrest photo of CORE founder James Farmer as Freedom Rider

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Title

1961 arrest photo of CORE founder James Farmer as Freedom Rider

Subject

Freedom Riders

Description

This is the 1961 arrest photo for CORE founder James Farmer, PhD, as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time, he was the National Director for CORE and 41 years old.
CORE was the original sponsor of the Freedom RIdes, an evolution of its earlier project, the Journey in Reconciliation, in 1947.

Creator

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department

Source

Eric Etheridge, 'Breach Of Peace'.

Publisher

Atlas and Co.

Date

1961

Rights

public domain

Format

image, .jpg

Type

.jpg

Coverage

Jackson, Mississippi, 1961

Files

Citation

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department, "1961 arrest photo of CORE founder James Farmer as Freedom Rider ," in Harlem CORE, Item #153, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/153 (accessed September 19, 2018).