The Way We Were–Elvis, Segregated Lunch Counter, July 4, 1956

An iconic image by Albert Wertheimer. From the  Elvis at 21 exhibit sponsored by The Smithsonian. Soon, Civil Rights and Rock ‘n Roll
would change everything.

Chattanooga Train Station July 4, 1956. Elvis is waiting for the next train to Memphis.
The woman behind him has ordered a sandwich but is not allowed to be seated.

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