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1961 arrest photo of CORE member Jean Thompson as Freedom Rider

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Title

1961 arrest photo of CORE member Jean Thompson as Freedom Rider

Subject

Freedom Rides, New Orleans CORE

Description

This is the arrest photo of New Orleans CORE member Jean Thompson as a Freedom Rider. In the photo, she is only 19 years old.

Along with her sisters, Alice and Shirley, she was one of the earliest members of New Orleans CORE.

Creator

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department

Source

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Publisher

The Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Date

May 25, 1961

Rights

public domain

Coverage

Jackson, MS.

Files

Citation

Jackson, Mississippi Police Department, “1961 arrest photo of CORE member Jean Thompson as Freedom Rider,” The CORE Project, accessed September 25, 2017, http://www.thecoreproject.org/omeka/items/show/70.