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Arrested for demonstrating in Americus, Georgia, teenage girls are kept in a stockade in the countryside near Leesburg. Some had been in the stockade for a few days, others had been there for three weeks. They have no beds and no working sanitary facilities. I make pictures through the broken glass of the barred windows

© Danny Lyon

Arrested for demonstrating in Americus, Georgia, teenage girls are kept in a stockade in the countryside near Leesburg. Some had been in the stockade for a few days, others had been there for three weeks. They have no beds and no working sanitary facilities. I make pictures through the broken glass of the barred windows

Artist: Danny Lyon (Born in Brooklyn, New York, 1942)
Date: 1962–1964 (printed 2015)
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Gift of Charles (A.B.’84) and Linda Googe
Object number: 2017.16.53