Protesters outside The College Shoppe, Farmville, Va., Saturday, July 27, 1963
Location: College Shoppe, Farmville, Va.
Date on back of photograph: 1963-07-27
Inscription from back of photograph: Town Ex. #3 -- William F. Walters Jr. -- Judge
Identifying note: Officer Jack Overton walks toward camera. Believed to be among these protesters are Shelia Pride (in white blouse next to shop window) and Althea Gibson (sleeveless top). Kitty Johnson, Melvin More, and the Rev. Richard Hale (pastor, St. James AME Church) are also reported to have been present.
Collection: Farmville 1963 Civil Rights Protests
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Note: This group was led by the Rev. Richard Hale, pastor of St. James AME, Prospect, VA. All ten protesters were arrested.