School integration—Louisiana, Civil rights movement
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.
Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church. Reverend White. Standing, l. to r. 1. Lercy Williams, 2.,3., 4., 5. 6., 7. Evelyn Hollins. 8., 9., 10., 11. Paula Goines, 12., 13. Seated center: Brian Millender, Second from right Bernadine Brazier Williams
Baton Rouge (La.), Jemison, T. J. (Theodore Judson), Church buildings
Reverend Dr. T.J. Jemison standing on the steps of Mount Zion Baptist Church, 356 East Boulevard. The church was established in 1858 by Reverends Isaac Palmer and John Brady. The structure shown here was completed in 1954
Reverend Lionel Lee, Sr. (January 1, 1930- July 25, 2001). Past Secretary General of the Fourth District Missionary Baptist Church, was pastor of Shady Grove, Evening Star and St. Joseph Baptist Churches. He was a prolific writer, and an active...
Reverend Ulas Hayes (1912-1990) was a minister and prominent civil rights leader from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Hayes was instrumental in organizing the 1953 Baton Rouge bus boycott and continued to work for equal rights throughout his life. Ca. 1965