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    • Integration Attempt

    • brr207
    • Reverend Arthur T. Jelks, NAACP President (here at left) led this group of children to the Baton Rouge Junior High School in a futile attempt to register them at the school. Turning them away is R.L. Smith, school principal.
    • Jessie Stone

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    • Jessie Stone (1924-2001). Mr. Stone was one of the first graduates of Southern University Law School in 1950. He worked as an NAACP attorney during the Civil Rights movement, served as Southern University President from 1974-1985. He was the first...
    • Pearl George Clips 1976 and 1979

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    • This file is a composite of two clips. Pearl Lee George discusses her election to the City Council in 1976. The second part of the clip reflects her work to clean up the Eden Park area of Baton Rouge. She was born Pearl Brown on October 24, 1934....
    • Pearl George Interview Transcript

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    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • Pearl George Oral History Audio

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    • Born as Pearl Brown in Baton Rouge on October 24, 1934, her father left the family when she was 9 years old and she and her three siblings were raised by their mother Florence. Instilled with self sufficiency and personal pride, George went on to...
    • Rev. Arthur Jelks

    • brr931
    • Rev. Arthur Jelks leads an African American group away from the all white Baton Rouge Junior High School where they were turned away by principal R. L. Smith. The girls accompanying Jelks are (l. to r.) Ellis Marie Lamotte, Olivia Sandiford and...
    • Rev. Arthur Jelks

    • brr931
    • Rev. Arthur Jelks leads an African American group away from the all white Baton Rouge Junior High School where they were turned away by principal R. L. Smith. The girls accompanying Jelks are (l. to r.) Ellis Marie Lamotte, Olivia Sandiford and...

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