1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE's lawyer, Percy Sutton, as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi.

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Title

1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE's lawyer, Percy Sutton, as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi.

Description

This is the 1961 arrest photo for Percy Sutton as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. At the time, he was 40 years old.
When Harlem CORE first came to 125th street at the end of 1961, they shared their office floor with the New York chapter of the NAACP. Percy Sutton was its chairman at the time. He was also the legal counsel for Harlem CORE.

Creator

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department

Source

Eric Etheridge, 'Breach Of Peace'.

Publisher

Atlas and Co.

Date

1961

Format

image, .jpg

Type

.jpg

Coverage

Jackson, Mississippi, 1961

Files

Citation

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department, "1961 arrest photo for Harlem CORE's lawyer, Percy Sutton, as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi.," in Harlem CORE, Item #157, http://harlemcore.com/omeka/items/show/157 (accessed April 26, 2018).