Group of 14 African American girls standing in a cell in a Leesburg, Georgia jail, taken by Danny Lyon, 1963 September

Box 1, Image RL.11723-P-0007
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The caption pasted on the back reads: "SNCC photo taken at the Leesburg, Georgia stockade in Sept. 1963, where 20 girls, 11 to 15 years old were held for as long as one month in a cell 8' x 10' x 30'. They had no beds, springs, mattresses or blankets. They were arrested in August 1963, at various times, in connection with peaceful demonstrations in Americus, Georgia. SNCC photo." No photographer's name is present.

Taken by Magnum photographer Danny Lyon (image credited in other institutional collections).

8 x 10 inches

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