Rev. Pierson Reading Statement To Media, 1961

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Description

The Reverend Robert Pierson reading a statement in front of the Jackson city jail following his release on bond, September 19, 1961. He is surrounded by 14 other Episcopal clergyman arrested along with him.

Source

Records of the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity

Date

1961-09-19

Rights

┬ęThe Archives of the Episcopal Church, DFMS

Type

Still Image

Collection

Citation

“Rev. Pierson Reading Statement To Media, 1961,” The Church Awakens: African Americans and the Struggle for Justice, accessed December 18, 2017, https://episcopalarchives.org/church-awakens/items/show/136.