Arrested for demonstrating in Americus, Georgia, teenage girls are kept in a stockade in the countryside near Leesburg. Some had been in the stockade for a few days, others had been there for three weeks. They had no beds and no working sanitary facilitie,
Gelatin silver print on paper
8 3/4 x 13 1/16 in. (22.23 x 33.18 cm)
North America, American
Gift of Dinesh Gauba
Illustrated: Danny Lyon, Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement, (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1992), p.79; Lorraine Hansberry, The Movement: Documentary of a Struggle for Equality (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1964) p. 80-81
Signed, dated and with Bleak Beauty stamp on verso
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