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Danny Lyon

(Brooklyn, NY, March 16, 1942 - )

After giving a concert in a cotton field in Greenwood Mississippi, Bob Dylan plays behind the SNCC office. Bernice Reagon, one of the original Freedom Singers and today leader of Sweet Honey on the Rock, listens. Mendy Sampstein sits behind Dylan and talk, 1963
Gelatin silver print on paper
17 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (45.4 x 22.23 cm)

Creation Place: North America, American
Technique: Photography
Credit Line: Gift of Dinesh Gauba
Accession Number: p2017.11.40

Illustrated: Danny Lyon, Memories of teh Southern Civil Rights Movement, (Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 1992), p.110

Signed, dated and with Bleak Beauty stamp on verso

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