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Danny Lyon 
The Leesburg, Georgia Stockade. Arrested for demonstrating in Americus, teenage girls are kept in a stockade in the countryside near Leesburg. 
[Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement] 
1963 
  
Gelatin silver print 
11 x 14 ins / 16 x 20 ins 
  
Etherton Gallery 
 
LL/60824 
  
The Leesburg, Georgia Stockade. Arrested for demonstrating in Americus, teenage girls are kept in a stockade in the countryside near Leesburg. They have no beds and no working sanitary facilities. Lyon made pictures through the broken glass of the barred windows.
 
This photograph was included in the exhibition "Danny Lyon: Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement" (Etherton Gallery, February 4 March 15, 2014) 
 

 
  
 
  
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