Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

(Original Caption) Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire 5/14, by a mob of Caucasians who followed the bus from the city. The mob met the bus at the terminal, stoned it & slashed the tires, then followed the bus from town. BPA2# 47.
(Original Caption) Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire 5/14, by a mob of Caucasians who followed the bus from the city. The mob met the bus at the terminal, stoned it & slashed the tires, then followed the bus from town. BPA2# 47.
Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus
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Credit:
Bettmann / Contributor
Editorial #:
517368186
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Bettmann
Date created:
May 14, 1961
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Bettmann
Object name:
U1279611
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