1961 arrest photo for Claire Toombs as Freedom Rider

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1961 arrest photo for Claire Toombs as Freedom Rider

Description

This is the 1961 arrest photo for Claire Toombs as a Freedom Rider in Jackson, Mississippi. She also participated in the Route 40 Freedom Rides.

Originally from Maryland, Toombs and her sister became members of Brooklyn CORE. Claire was also arrested in the demonstration against Ebinger's Bakery.

Source

http://mdah.state.ms.us/arrec/digital_archives

Publisher

Mississippi Department of Archives and History

Coverage

Mississippi, 1961

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Citation

“1961 arrest photo for Claire Toombs as Freedom Rider,” corenyc.org, accessed June 18, 2019, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/183.