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Testimony from Hosea Williams, John Lewis, and Amelia Boynton et al. v. Honorable George C. Wallace, Governor of Alabama et al.

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Creator:United States. District Court (Alabama : Middle District)
Title:Testimony from Hosea Williams, John Lewis, and Amelia Boynton et al. v. Honorable George C. Wallace, Governor of Alabama et al.
Date:1965
Description:

Cover of the second of three volumes of testimony plus pages 288 to 303 and pages 338 to 346 before Judge Frank M. Johnson, Jr. pertaining to the march from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery, Alabama in support of voting rights in 1965. Included are the testimonies of Martin Luther King, Jr., Hosea Williams, Amelia Boynton, and John Lewis, among others.

A class action suit brought by Hosea Williams, John Lewis, and Amelia Boynton against Governor George C. Wallace and the State of Alabama concerning the protection of marchers as they walked from Selma to Montgomery on behalf of Negro voter registration in Alabama. The march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965 was a pivotal event in the history of the Civil Rights Movement.

Types:Civil court records | Testimonies | Text
Subjects:Johnson, Frank Minis, 1918- | Lewis, John, 1940 Feb. 21- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Williams, Hosea, 1926- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Robinson, Amelia Boynton, 1911- --Trials, litigation, etc. | Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998--Trials, litigation, etc. | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Alabama | African American civil rights workers--Alabama--Selma | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Selma | Civil rights workers--Alabama--Selma | Courthouses--Alabama--Montgomery | Police brutality--Alabama--Selma | Selma-Montgomery Rights March, 1965 | Trials--Alabama--Montgomery | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, Selma, 32.4073589, -87.0211007 | United States, Alabama, Montgomeryi, 32.366805, -86.299969 | United States, Alabama, Dallas County, 32.233214, -87.142289
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 District Courts of the United States, 1685 - 2004, Civil Case Files, Testimony from Hosea Williams, John Lewis, and Amelia Boynton et al. v. Honorable George C. Wallace, Governor of Alabama et al., National Archives at Atlanta.

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