- New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Albany Movement Leaders
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- Civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany
African American civil rights workers--Georgia--Albany
African American lawyers--Georgia--Albany
African Americans--Civil rights--Georgia--Albany
African American physicians--Georgia--Albany
African American men--Georgia--Albany
Albany Movement (Albany, Ga.)
Federal Building (Albany, Ga.)
Albany (Ga.)--Buildings, structures, etc.
- King, C. B. (Chevene Bowers), 1923-1988
Hollowell, Donald L., 1917-2004
Jackson, Thomas M. (Thomas Mitchell), 1932-1999
Anderson, William G., 1927-
- United States, Georgia, Dougherty County, Albany, 31.57851, -84.15574
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- (Left to right) Attorney T. M. Jackson, chief counsel Donald Hollowell, Dr. William G. Anderson, and attorney C. B. King stand in front of the Albany federal courthouse and post office.
Photograph of leaders of the Albany Movement. From left to right, attorney T. M. Jackson, chief counsel Donald Hollowell, Dr. William G. Anderson, and attorney C. B. King stand in front of the Albany, Georgia federal courthouse and post office. Hollowell and King each hold leather briefcases.
The Albany Movement began in fall 1961 and ended in summer 1962. It was the first mass movement in the modern civil rights era to have as its goal the desegregation of an entire community, and it resulted in the jailing of more than 1,000 African Americans in Albany and surrounding rural counties.
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