The mass meeting in Danville is so crowded that it overflows out into the yard. When word arrives that heavily armed police and an armored vehicle are waiting up the road, the crowd disperses, leaving the SNCC workers to exit last, 1963

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Title

The mass meeting in Danville is so crowded that it overflows out into the yard. When word arrives that heavily armed police and an armored vehicle are waiting up the road, the crowd disperses, leaving the SNCC workers to exit last, 1963
Image: overall

Subject

Street Scenes; Civil Rights demonstrations; Documentary photography; Civil Rights Movement; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC); Automobiles; Civil Rights activists

Description

Gift of Dr. Stephen Nicholas

Creator

Lyon, Danny (American photographer, 1942 - )

Source

Trinity College Art Collection, Trinity College (Hartford, Connecticut, USA)
Photography Collection
80137

Publisher

Trinity College Art Collection

Date

1963 (later print)

Rights

This image was provided by Trinity College Art Collection for limited noncommercial, educational, and personal use only. Other uses may be protected by copyright retained by the artist or heirs. For additional information regarding the collection, direct written communication to: Fine Arts Curator, Trinity College, 300 Summit St., Hartford, CT 06106

Format

paper
gelatin silver process
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)

Type

Gelatin silver print

Identifier

80137

Citation

Lyon, Danny (American photographer, 1942 - ), “The mass meeting in Danville is so crowded that it overflows out into the yard. When word arrives that heavily armed police and an armored vehicle are waiting up the road, the crowd disperses, leaving the SNCC workers to exit last, 1963,” Trinity College Library, accessed September 21, 2021, https://tclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/221.