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W. G. Anderson, Elijah Harris, Slater King, Emanuel Jackson, and Martin Luther King, Jr. v. The City of Albany, Asa D. Kelley, Jr., Mayor the City of Albany, et al.

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Creator:United States. District Court (Georgia : Middle District : Albany Division)
Title:W. G. Anderson, Elijah Harris, Slater King, Emanuel Jackson, and Martin Luther King, Jr. v. The City of Albany, Asa D. Kelley, Jr., Mayor the City of Albany, et al.
Date:1962
Description:

This case relates to the historical events surrounding the "Albany Movement." Civil rights leaders in Albany, Georgia, tried to mobilize to protest local segregation practices and were confronted by the mayor and police chief. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. went to Albany, preached, was involved in the meetings and was arrested.

Local identification number: National Archives Identifier: 2612100

Types:Civil court records | Text
Subjects:Kelley, Asa D., 1922-1997--Trials, litigation, etc. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968--Trials, litigation, etc. | Anderson, William G., 1927- --Trials, litigation, etc. | King, Slater, 1927-1969--Trials, litigation, etc. | Harris, Elijah | Jackson, Emanuel | African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany | Boycotts--Georgia--Albany | Civil rights demonstrations--Georgia--Albany | Civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany | Injunctions--Georgia--Albany | Mayors--Georgia--Albany | Parades--Georgia--Albany | Passive resistance--Georgia--Albany | Picketing--Georgia--Albany | Restraining orders--Georgia--Albany | Segregation--Georgia--Albany | Equality before the law--United States | Albany (Ga.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Albany (Ga.). Board of Commissioners | Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)--Trials, litigation, etc. | Congress of Racial Equality--Trials, litigation, etc. | United States. District Court (Georgia : Southern District) | United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.5785074, -84.155741
Collection:Civil Case Files, 1938-1995, Records of the District Courts of the United States
Institution:National Archives at Atlanta
Contributors:United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Atlanta Branch
Original Material:

Records of the District Courts of the United States, 1685-2009, Civil Case Files, National Archives at Atlanta.

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Persistent Link to Item:http://catalog.archives.gov/id/2612100