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Equal access to public accommodations

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Title:Equal access to public accommodations

Section of online exhibit focusing on efforts to overcome discrimination in public accommodations ranging from the 1944 Irene Morgan court case against segregated seating on buses to the 1961 sit-ins and the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The page includes ten black-and-white photographs and one newspaper article from the Virginia Historical Society, the Richmond Times-Dispatch, and the Valentine Richmond History Center.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Newspapers | Web sites
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | Discrimination in public accommodations--Virginia | Segregation in transportation--Virginia | Virginia
Collection:Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society | Richmond Times-Dispatch | Valentine Richmond History Center | Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)
Online Publisher:[Richmond (Va.)] : Virginia Historical Society
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Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.vahistorical.org/civilrights/equal.htm