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    • Civil Rights Protest at the Louisiana State Capitol

    • Civil rights demonstrations, African Americans
    • Billy Brooks, Director of the Louisiana Black People Advancement Association, sits on the shoulders of some of his followers and leads a group in shouts of "Black Power". The group formed from a larger group that was holding a rally on the steps of...
    • Pearl George Interview

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement, East Baton Rouge Parish (La.)--Politics and government, Baton Rouge Region (La.)--History
    • 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...
    • Reverend Ulas Hayes

    • Clergy, Baptist Churches
    • 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
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans.
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • Civil Rights Protest

    • African Americans, Civil rights movement
    • On December 15, 1961 approximately 2000 people peacefully marched through downtown Baton Rouge to protest the arrest of 23 Southern University students the day before for picketing restaurants that continued to refuse to serve African Americans. ...
    • The Jaguar 1984

    • Yearbooks, Southern University and A & M College, Schools, School yearbooks, Baton Rouge (La.)--history
    • This historically African American university was established in 1880 in the Northern section of Baton Rouge on Scott's Bluff. The school was chartered by the Louisiana General Assembly as Southern College located in New Orleans. The college...
    • Jessie Stone

    • Baton Rouge (La.), African Americans--1950-1970
    • 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...
    • Acie Belton

    • Portraits, African Americans
    • Acie Belton (1916-1995) Belton was a leader in the Civil Rights movement in Baton Rouge. He was founder of the Baton Rouge Second Ward Voter's League, served on the East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council and was a member of the East Baton Rouge...
    • Integration Attempt

    • 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.

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