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St. Augustine Race Riots

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Title:St. Augustine Race Riots

This film provides extensive footage of the St. Augustine race riots. It 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.

Subjects:King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Arrest | Bryant, Farris, 1914-2002 | Stoner, Jesse Benjamin, 1924-2005 | Lynch, Connie (Charles Conley) | Manucy, Holstead, 1919- | Civil rights movements--Florida--Saint Augustine | Civil rights workers--Florida--Saint Augustine | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Florida--Saint Augustine | Civil rights demonstrations--Florida--Saint Augustine | Intimidation--Florida--Saint Augustine | Segregationists--Florida--Saint Augustine | White supremacy movements--Florida--Saint Augustine | Saint Augustine (Fla.)--Race relations | Discrimination in public accommodations--Florida--Saint Augustine | Discrimination in restaurants--Florida--Saint Augustine | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Southern Christian Leadership Conference | Race riots--Florida--Saint Augustine | Bathing beaches--Florida--Saint Augustine | Police--Florida--Saint Augustine | United States, Florida, St. Johns County, Saint Augustine, 29.894691, -81.314517 | United States, Florida, Saint Johns County
Collection:Florida Memory Project
Institution:Florida State Archives
Contributors:Florida. Division of Library and Information Services
Original Material:

26 mins.

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