Introduction to a sit-in, the police ask Sissy if she is really Southern. Reprinted from the January 3, 1961 issue of Look. Margaret; Sissy Leonard.

Introduction to a sit-in, the police ask Sissy if she is really Southern. Reprinted from the January 3, 1961 issue of Look

New York: CORE (Congress on Racial Equality], [1961]. Single sheet, 10x13.25 inches, printed on both sides, illustrated from photos, creased for mailing, including horizontally with a 1.5 inch closed tear along the fold, two thumb tack holes in the upper left hand corner.

Leonard, a native of Macon & Atlanta, Georgia, was going to college at Sophie Newcomb College in New Orleans when she decided to join CORE and the sit-ins. This reprints her description of one of the sit-ins. She also participated in the Freedom Rides. She was one of the only Southern white women to participate in the sit-ins.

Cat.No: 203651

Price: $75.00