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  • ESC Subject Headings: Civil Rights Movement
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    • LeFlore, John

    • n.d.
    • John LeFlore spent fifty years as a community leader and civil rights activist. He was born in Mobile, Alabama, in 1903, and began employment as a postal worker in 1922. He was deeply involved in the struggle for voting rights and desegregation,...
    • Memorial March,

    • 1968
    • Jerry Pogue carries the American flag as members of Mobile's black, white, religious, and lay communities march down Davis Avenue in Mobile, Alabama, on April 7, 1968, in commemoration of the assassination of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
    • Freedom Riders

    • 1961
    • When a group of Freedom Riders visited Mobile in 1961, they posed with John LeFlore, one of Mobile's civil rights leaders. He is standing second from the right. First conceived of in 1947 by the Congress of Racial Equality and the Fellowship of...
    • Lynching,

    • 01/24/1909
    • Newspaper article describing the lynching of black carpenter Richard Robertson, who was first shot several times before being hung from this tree near Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Mobile, Alabama, in January 1909. The white "X" seen in the...
    • NAACP,

    • 1969
    • Board members of the Mobile branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Left to right are: Reverend Whitfield, unknown, Leon Branch Sr., unknown, Frank Thomas, unknown, Manuel Green, Geraldine Irby, Dr. Gilliard,...
    • Purifoy, O. B.

    • 1973
    • Ossie B. Purifoy was born in Andalusia, Alabama, in 1914. At the time this image of him was taken he was employed with the Atlanta Life Insurance Company, a Mobile, Alabama-based, African-American firm. Purifoy was also very active with the local...

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