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St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations

Local call number: V-157


Title: [St. Augustine Civil Rights Demonstrations]


Date of film: 1964.


Physical descrip: B&W; sound; original length: 26:00


General note: Excerpt of original. This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine race riots. In this clip, black demonstrators are attacked on Butler Beach and groups of blacks and whites occupy the streets at night. The complete film shows demonstrations by blacks on Butler Beach in St. Augustine, counter demonstrations by whites, speeches made by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Governor Farris Bryant, and speeches by segregationists such as Reverend Connie Lynch, Richard "Hoss" Manucy, and Klansman J.B. Stoner. It also includes scenes of the highway patrol sent in to assist local law enforcement officials.


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Repository: State Library and Archives of Florida, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700.


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