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  • Collection: Civil Rights Library Resources

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The image is a snapshot of the chaotic streets of downtown St. Augustine during the night of the city's 400th Anniversary of it's founding. As many came in from out of town or state, the streets and walkways filled with people.

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.

Police with dogs guard the June 23, 1964 wade in at St. Augustine Beach

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In the photo above, people can be seen walking around St. George street outside of the Old Spanish Inn. The lady on the balcony can be seen wearing an older fashion of clothing compared to those on the ground. Showing a small glimpse of what people…

The image of the newspaper details the many events planned for St. Augustine's 400th Anniversary of it's founding. The image features other images form around the city that shows some of the activities planned.

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

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.

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

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.…

Demonstrators walk onto a whites-only beach to show support for integration.
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