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Chattanooga Civil Rights Movement Demonstrations photographs

Identifier: CHC-2007-083

Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs taken by Delmont Wilson and James Mooney for the Chattanooga News-Free Press regarding the Civil Rights sit-in demonstrations organized by Black students from Howard High School in Chattanooga, Tennessee in February 1960.


  • Creation: 1960 February

Language of Materials

This collection contains no linguistic content.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright status of this collection has not been evaluated.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 container)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was deposited with the Chattanooga History Center on an unknown date by an unknown source. The Chattanooga History Center donated this accession to the Chattanooga Public Library and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on 2017 June 12.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically at

Processing Information

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Collection Area Details

Part of the Chattanooga History Collections Collection Area

University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Library
c/o Special Collections
600 Douglas Street
Chattanooga Tennessee 37403 United States