Civil Rights Library Resources

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Civil Rights Library Resources


St. Augustine, Civil Rights


These pages are designed to highlight and interpret materials from the Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine.


History Interns and Kelly Enright, PhD, in collaboration with Laura Wynn, St. Johns County Schools Social Sciences Coordinator


Flagler College


Begun March 2021


Kelly Enright, PhD


For image and document rights, see the Civil Rights Library of St. Augustine item records.

Collection Items

James Brock Pouring Acid into Monson Pool
Monson Motor Lodge manager James Brock pours acid into Monson pool while civil rights demonstrators swim around.

James Brock Shoves a Demonstrator at the Monson Motor Lodge
Hotel Manager James Brock, left, shoves a white desegregationist toward an officer after a group of white and African American demonstrators tried to enter the hotel restaurant, June 18, 1964, St. Augustine, Fla.

St. Aug. Students Defy Dogs, Prods
Detailed report on the Florida Spring Project of the SCM and SCLC, aka the Easter Invasion, the Murray High walk out, and the arrest of Mary Peabody in St. Augustine, Fl.

Martin Luther King Fingerprints from St. Augustine Arrest
Martin Luther King's fingerprint card from his St. Augustine arrest on June 11, 1964.

Arrest of Murray High Students at Ponce de Leon Hotel ( Now Flagler College)
Two policemen, one holding a dog by a leash, break up racial demonstrations, March 31, 1964, St. Augustine, Fla. Scores of persons were arrested. Mickey Smith is the man on the far left.

Demonstrators Being Herded into Jail
Black demonstrators sing and clap as they are herded into a group by a police officer and a dog at the jail in St. Augustine, Florida, April 1, 1964.

Arrest of Murray High Students at Ponce de Leon Hotel
Demonstrating African American youths, keep their distance from a snarling police dog, during an integration demonstration at a hotel, March 31, 1964, St. Augustine, Fla. Police arrested all of the demonstrators when they would not leave the hotel…

Ku Klux Klan Rally
L-R on truck: Don Cochran, Connie Lynch and Bart Griffin.
The Ku Klux Klan began their march through Lincolnville after they gave a speech at the Slave Market in Downtown St. Augustine.

Ku Klux Klan March in Lincolnville
A group of African Americans (background) watch as about 300 white segregationist march through the African American residential section in St Augustine June 13, 1964. The march was to counteract African American marches through white sections. They…

J.B. Stoner Leads Segregation Rally
J. B. Stoner, segregationist from Atlanta, Ga., center left, holds a confederate flag as he addresses a large crowd of whites at a slave market and then leads them on a long march through African American section of town, June 13, 1964, St.…
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