Ash Wednesday Book Burning, 1969

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Description

Using the ashes from the incinerated books, a priest makes the sign of the cross on a woman’s forehead, February 19, 1969.

Source

Records of the Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity

Date

1969-02-19

Rights

©The Archives of the Episcopal Church, DFMS

Type

Still Image

Collection

Citation

“Ash Wednesday Book Burning, 1969,” The Church Awakens: African Americans and the Struggle for Justice, accessed December 16, 2017, https://episcopalarchives.org/church-awakens/items/show/155.